Do you even have to ask? Of course Tokyo has a restaurant where you get locked into a cell and made to drink cocktails with eyeballs in them!
Every group gets their own private cell, and each seating features a monster show with live cast members roaming the prison. Food is fairly decent, with well-executed prison-themed names and styling. The drinks were awesomely photo-worthy, but super sweet, so be warned. (A big plus is that they offered non-alcoholic versions of the best ones, so kids and non-drinkers could be punished I mean get in on the fun too.) Menu is only in Japanese, but it has pictures, so ordering isn’t a problem. There are three locations in Tokyo – Shibuya, Shinjuku & Ikebukuro – and reservations are a must. Here’s the reservations number for all three restaurants: 03-5728-7731.
Special thanks to my friend Kendall Bailey, for being the sacrificial prisoner!
Note: Some locations may have closed permanently after covid
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