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Paul Bassett

2-3-12 Jiyugaoka, Meguro, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
+81 3-5731-5820
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Ranked #81 of 1,396 Restaurants in Meguro
Price range: $7 - $9
Cuisines: Café
Good for: Romance
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Good for: Romance
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Wilmington, NC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Always looking for great espresso and was not disappointed in the Paul Bassett cafe in Shinjuku, Tokyo, just down from the Tokyo Hilton. Even their regular shots of espresso are short shots, maybe 1 oz but they are like syrup. They had an Ethiopian single origin espresso one day that was outstanding and the blend was also great. The Brazilian... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

I searched espresso in Tokyo online and was surprised to find that there are decent coffee shops in Japan! Paul Bassett is definitely among these. We drank coffee here every day we were in Tokyo - because a life without good coffee isn't worth living! The baristas know their stuff and the place is a cool Italian concept store too... More

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Hobart, Tasmania
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Paul Bassett was like finding an oasis in a sea of vending machines. I love vending machines and the strange sweet tins inside, but finding a strong double shot latte when the craving for a decent shot is strong is the happiest moment of your morning. Like all things Japanese, the staff are trained within an inch of their life... More

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