Description: Dining bars are bars that also serve restaurant-style food, i.e. not just bar food or microwaved stuff. There is of course no obligation to actually eat here, but it's good to have the option.
System: Dining bars will charge otōshi or a seating charge. Order food and drinks from the menu.
Budget: Usually around 6000 yen per person for a decent meal and a few cocktails.
Making friends: Depends, but most customers come in pairs.