Hokkaido is known for its delicious seafood, so it only makes sense that it's biggest city, Sapporo, has some truly outstanding Michelin-starred sushi restaurants. Here are five that are sure to satisfy any and all sushi-lovers.
Tokyo-style 'edomae' sushi meets Hokkaido-style 'ezomae' sushi at 'Tanabe,' one of Sapporo's top sushi restaurants. Chef Watanabe was awarded 3 Michelin Stars in 2012 and continues to serve the same incredibly delicious sushi today. This is definitely one sushi restaurant you can't miss in Sapporo.
Takuzushi is one of Sapporo's top spots for super high-quality sushi right now. The stylish sushi shop serves super fresh sushi using the best ingredients of the season and a special red vinegar rice 'shari' that perfectly balances the flavor. If seeking high-quality sushi in Sapporo, you can't go wrong with Takuzushi.
Looking for outstanding high-end sushi in downtown Sapporo? Then Maruzushi is definitely an option to consider. It features Hokkaido's best ingredients prepared and served Edomae style.
Sapporo is pretty much THE place to visit for fresh and delicious seafood. While you're visiting, you should definitely try these 10 restaurants to get a taste of all that Japan has to offer. Here is a list of "kaiten sushi" (conveyor belt sushi) as well as high-end restaurants. Both have their perks and are delightful!