Sapporo is the 7th largest city in Japan. It is a city blessed with so much natural beauty regardless of seasonal changes. In the summer, the city flourishes with amazing flowers and in the winter, the city is covered with snow, making it a wonderland for skiers and snowboarders.
Sapporo is also known for great festivals and amazing culinary culture. Exciting foods from the Hokkaido farmlands and seas are always in abundance. Below are some of the best places to eat when you are visit Sapporo.
I made a mention of a few destinations in Sapporo in my multiple blogs, however here’s the list of places I recommend.
Oyster Bar in Sapporo serves fresh and delicious Oysters. There’s nothing like this place in the entire Sapporo.
Sapporo Ramen Bar
Sapporo Ramen bar serves thick miso fish-based ramen. It is a must to try this Sapporo style Ramen for more details go through my Ramen blog link is below.
Sapporo Fish Market
Last summer I went to Sapporo – a place frequented mostly in the winter. I went on this trip with a few friends including Franklin and Alyssa. Franklin had previously visited the Sapporo Fish Market and made sure we went again. This fish market had the largest shellfish I have ever seen. We also went to Franklin’s favorite sushi shop in the market which offered a 5 bowl tasting.
Jinginsukan Daruma Rokuyon
Jinginsukan is a signatory dish in Sapporo that is made of barbecue lamb/mutton with leaks, bell peppers and Japanese onions. Enjoy this delicacy at the Jinginsukan Daruma Rokuyon. They offer some of the best Jinginsukan.
Sapporo beer Garden
This place serves as a tourist attraction as well as a great spot to eat and drink. So if you are ever in Sapporo, do not hesitate to visit here and try the local specialty Genghis Khan. It’s an “all you can eat” specialty served with cold Sapporo bear.
Nishitondendori soup curry Honpo
Given that soup curry originated from Hokkaido, this dish is popularly regarded as a staple dish in Sapporo. As a result, there are many restaurants where you can enjoy the traditional soup curry. One of such top spots is Nishitondendori.
Aside the fact that Sapporo is considered to be a top destination for sushi, it offers a wide range of great spots to enjoy this delicacy. Hanamaru is one of those amazing places you can enjoy sushi. The aesthetic and atmosphere is unique and welcoming, just like their dishes.
If you are a lover of adventure and you like to try new food, then you should check out this spot. It serves a fusion of French style cuisines re-invented with fresh local Sapporo produce by chef Mikuni. The 35th floor view, delicious wine collection and impeccable service, is a must have experience.
Vegetarians visiting Sapporo should definitely stop at Aoi Sora to enjoy a full healthy meal. Being one of the few vegetarian restaurants, they offer a wide option on the menu that changes frequently.