- Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.
If you are a whiskey or liqueur connoisseur, you probably want to put Bar Bow in Sapporo on your bucket list. The bar is one of the quaintest there is and you can find some astoundingly rare grandpa bottles in the small bar.
Whether you want to have a relaxing lunch break with the sound of jazz or want to enjoy some excellent night-time live jazz jams, Sapporo has some little gems worth going to. Here is our selection of three jazz bars and cafes really worth going to in Sapporo.
Sapporo in Japan is synonymous with amazing seafood. Crab, uni (sea urchin), ikura (salmon roe), shrimps, and all kinds of fresh sashimi are things you should absolutely try there! Here is our selection of some of the best places to have great seafood in Sapporo.
When it comes to bars, Sapporo has much to offer. If you are looking for a warm, old-fashion classy bar with lots of character and great cocktails and drinks, there are some little gems you should know about! Here is our selection of the 5 best classic bars in Sapporo!
Okonomiyaki is often referred to as a Japanese savoury pancake. It's a dish packed with all kinds of ingredients and fried in a large pancake shape right in front of you. It's a must-try if you are in Japan! Although the dish is most famous in the Kansai region, there are some good restaurants in the north as well. Here's our selection for Sapporo.
Hokkaido is known as a popular place for people with a fine palette. There are so many good foods to try on the island, and meat is no exception. If you are in Sapporo and would like to have some yakiniku, here are some of the best places there is for it!
For a true taste of Hokkaido, nabe dishes are a great option (especially during the cold season!). There are many restaurants serving seafood in Sapporo that also serve some amazing local nabe (Ishikari, yosenabe, etc.) that you should definitely try. Here are some of the best!
Seafood cuisine is naturally what comes to mind when one thinks of Sapporo. But a lesser-known fact is that the city also boasts some really exceptional Italian cuisine! These 5 restaurants use fresh seafood, meat and produce from Hokkaido to make some Italian dishes that don't disappoint!
Udon noodles are one of the quintessential Japanese foods you just have to have while in the country. With some excellent wheat produced in Hokkaido, Sapporo has a good many great udon restaurants, and best of all, even the best ones are surprisingly cheap! Here are 5 of the best udon restos with dishes under ¥1,000.
Soba is a type of noodle in Japan that is made with some buckwheat (entirely or in part). It's often served with tempura and a savoury dipping sauce, or in a soup. If you want to enjoy soba in Sapporo, here are arguably the top 5 best places to go. Not only is the soba great, but the atmosphere of most of these restos is really quaint!