BBB (Baseball Baka Bar)

All teams welcome at Ayaka’s “Baseball Baka Bar”.

Tucked away down a narrow alley with a tiny Japanese-style doorway you have to duck under to enter, BBB is a baseball themed counter bar in the middle of the drinking district. Ayaka, who runs the place studied for a while in Nebraska in the U.S. and speaks great English, has combined her two great passions in life, baseball and booze, and created a welcoming space for fellow fans.

BBB interior

There are plenty of places in Hiroshima where you can go and watch live Carp games on screen, but BBB is a broad church which welcomes all fans of the game. You’ll usually find a couple of different games playing on screen simultaneously and the latest scores around the country are updated the old fashioned way, on a chalkboard. The banter is always good-natured and it’s a place where you can comfortable going by yourself or in a group. BBB is also becoming a popular drop in for overseas pros when they are in town for a game.

BBB rate

BBB score board

The wide drinks menu includes an original cocktail for every Japanese pro-team so you can drink your way through the Pacific and Central Leagues is you so desire. One interesting twist at BBB is that all of her prices are in U.S. dollars, so you should check Ayaka’s daily exchange rate to get a “ballpark” idea of what your bill will come to (if you are uneasy about waiting until you pay the check, just ask her what your drinks will cost). Customers are welcome to bring in their own food and she also offers a $30 all night all-you-drink deal during which time you are welcome to come and go as you please.

Opening hours: 20:00-03:00 (open from 17:30 on days with night games)
Closed: Monday

Address: 1F Nagarekawa Kihara Building, Nagarekawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Address in Japanese: 広島市中区流川町5-27 流川木原ビル1F
Tel: 082-541-7288

Paul Walsh

Paul arrived in Hiroshima "for a few months" back in 1996. He is the co-founder of GetHiroshima.com and loves running in the mountains.

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