Discover Favy's food and restaurant guides for Hokkaido (northernmost major island of Japan)! Major cities and places of interest in Hokkaido (北海道, Hokkaido) include Sapporo, Hakodate, Asahikawa. Hokkaido is famous for crabs, uni (sea urchins), seafood in general, dairy products, and vast pristine landscapes.
Top Destinations in Hokkaido
Popular Categories in Hokkaido
Articles related to Hokkaido

Sapporo Sushi Superstar: Sushi Dokoro Arima

One of the best sushi restaurants in Hokkaido, Arima should be on everyone's Hokkaido hit-list. The majority of the fish used are locally sourced from Hokkaido, providing a sushi experience that can't be found elsewhere in Japan.

Must-Visit Michelin Star Crab Restaurant 'Katsukani' [Sapporo]

Located in the middle of Sapporo, 'Katsukani no Hanasaki'(活カニの花咲) is an outstanding restaurant that should be on every crab lover's bucket list! A true crab master, the chef prepares the live crab right in front of customers in a variety of ways, based on which part of the crab is being used.

'Maruzushi': splendid Michelin starred sushi in Sapporo

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.

Five Michelin-Starred Sushi Restaurants in Sapporo You Need to Try!

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.

Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Hokkaido to Add to Your Bucket List

Hokkaido is known throughout Japan for its wonderfully fresh produce and seafood. It only makes sense then that there are some truly fantastic restaurants here which have earned the honor of Michelin stars. Here is our list of 7 of the best Michelin-starred restaurants in Hokkaido, including 3, 2, and 1-star resturants.

Venture to Northern Hokkaido for Incredible Cooking at 'Umesasa'

'Umesasa' is a Michelin-starred kaiseki restaurant that is a bit of a journey to get to. Located in northern Hokkaido, in a small town called Kitami, this restaurant serves one of the tastiest course meals around. If you're looking to go off the beaten path to get some amazing Japanese food, this is the restaurant for you.

Top Hokkaido Sushi Spots: 'Isezushi' in Otaru, Hokkaido

If you're visiting Sapporo, you should definitely make your way out to the small neighboring town of Otaru, which is nestled along the coast. Here, you'll find an outstanding sushi restaurant called 'Isezushi' that has some of the most delicious sushi in Hokkaido.

Kisui: Michelin-Starred Kappo Cuisine in Sapporo You've Got to Try!

Hokkaido is known throughout Japan as the best place to get the very freshest ingredients, be they vegetables, meat, or fish. Japanese traditional cooking (sometimes called 'kappo') is the very best way to prepare fresh Japanese ingredients and bring out their flavors. One of the top Kappo restaurants in Hokkaido is called Kisui, which is located in Sapporo.

Mouthwatering Sushi at Michelin-Starred 'Takuzushi' 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.

Oryori Yamada in Sapporo is a Cute, Family-Run Restaurant With Great Kaiseki!

Oryori Yamada is a small, local Hokkaido restaurant run by a husband and wife that serves some truly outstanding Japanese 'kaiseki' course meals. The restaurant has only been open since 2017, so it is still relatively unknown but is well worth the visit for anyone searching for an excellent Japanese Kaiseki meal in Sapporo.

Trending Posts in Hokkaido


Ultimate Guide To Ganso Sapporo Ramen Yokocho


Must Eat Foods In Otaru! Best Restaurants Serving Local Specialties


Foodie's Guide To Sapporo Wholesale Market


The 11 Best Ramen Restaurants in All of Hokkaido


10 Best Breakfast Spots You Can't Miss in Sapporo!

Other Trending Posts