15 Restaurants to Go in Sapporo

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Source: Kentaro Ohno

If you are in Sapporo, you may want to visit a lot of places. You will go hungry for sure. Don’t let yourself be starved. You would need some energy to complete a journey. You should visit some great restaurants in Sapporo.

1. Gotsubo

The place is very good as you will have some ten great juicy oysters at the valued costs of only six. The owner will offer four free oysters. This is a good place for seafood lovers. They also have big scallops. This is an affordable seafood restaurant in Sapporo.


  • Local name: Gotsubo
  • Address: 4 Minami 6-jo Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0806, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-551-7220
  • Specialties: Oysters and scallops
  • Hours: 11am to 10pm

2. Sapporo Ramen Kyowakoku

This is situated on the tenth floor of the ESTA complex just near Sapporo Station. There are many ramen restaurants you can choose from. However, you should try Sapporo Ramen Kyowakoku. They really have really delicious ramen and you would like to come back again! If you love to eat ramen, this is your place!


  • Local Name: Sapporo Ramen Kyowakoku
  • Address: Kita5jo Nishi2cho-1, Chuo-ku | ESTA 10F, Sapporo 060-0005, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-213-2010
  • Hours: 11am to 11pm
  • Open: Every day of the year

3. Nemuro Hanamaru JR Tower Stellar Place

You have to hurry and be early at this place if you don’t like to wait for more than 2 hours! There are a lot of patrons here. They have awesomely good sushi. It is probably an equally good place in Sapporo at a good cost. Nemuro Hanamaru is a famous seafood chain restaurant.


  • Local Name: Nemuro Hanamaru
  • Address: 2 Kitagojonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0005, Hokkaido
  • Phone number: +81 11-209-5330
  • Hours: 11am to 10pm
  • Open: Monday to Sunday
  • Specialties: giant shrimp, oyster, crab

4. Soup Curry & Dining Suage

They have excellent chicken and it is good along with some veggie soup curry. Try it and know it can be one of the best dishes in your week in Sapporo. Don’t be skeptical about the soup curry. Try it out. It’s a popular dish in Hokkaido. You can compare it to the analogy like “west meet east”, with regards to the amazing flavor.


  • Local name: Soup Curry & Dining Suage
  • Address: 5-chome Minami4jo Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0804, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-219-6274
  • Specialty: Soup curry
  • Open: 365 days a year
  • Hours: 10am to 9pm

5. Machinosushiya 4 Season Maru Tokeidai

They serve very nice and cost-friendly sushi. If you’re from the West, you will not get lost as they serve with an English menu. All the sushi has great taste. It is all fresh and the cost was reasonable. It is easy to find and you would definitely want to go again.


  • Local name: Machinosushiya Four Season Maru Tokeidai
  • Address: 2 Kita 1 Jo Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-231-0870
  • Hours: 10am to 10pm
  • Specialty: Delicious Sushi
  • Access: 5-minute walking distance from Sapporo Station

6. Soup Curry Garaku

The place seems to always make it to a lot of best of type lists for some reason. They serve great curry rice and soup curry. Since this is the specialty of the house, you’ll be surprised to see a long line even 30 minutes before opening. It’s a testament of their best tasting soup curry!


  • Local name: Soup Curry Garaku
  • Address: 2-7 Minami 3-jo Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0063, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-233-5568Website
  • Hours: 11:30am – 11:30 pm
  • Specialty: Curry rice, soup curry, vegetarian dishes

7. Kaitenzushi Toriton Hiragishi

The place is great for a weekend dinner with your partner or family. They serve fresh seafood that is reasonable. Of course, it tastes very good too. Since it affordable, it takes some time waiting. If you go there at peak hours, you’ll be on the waiting list for a long time.


  • Local name: Kaitenzushi Toriton Hiragishi
  • Address: 15-4-23 Hiragishi 2-jo, Toyohira-Ku, Sapporo 062-0932, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-818-3366
  • Specialty: seafood, sushi
  • Hours: 12pm to 9pm
  • Open: Monday to Sunday

8. Saera

The place serves the greatest fruit sandwich you will ever have. If you want to eat here, you can go from the tiny entrance at the side of the Marui Imai Mall. This is near the Odori Station Exit 19. You will see the “steps down” signage to the restaurant. Enter and you will fall in love with Saera.


  • Local name: Saera
  • Address: Odorinishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-8528, Hokkaido
  • Phone: 81 11-221-4220
  • Specialty: Fruit sandwiches
  • Hours: 10am to 11pm
  • Open: All year round, except major holidays

9. Chinese Cuisine Hotei

You should try tofu as well as meat with some spicy sauce at the Chinese Cuisine Hotei. This restaurant is heavenly good. Their equipment may be old, but the taste of their dishes is great. Do not say you want to take home the food if you stay in the hotel. Take your time in the restaurant.


  • Local Name: Chinese Cuisine Hotei
  • Address: 9-1 Minami 1-jo Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0061, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-272-4050
  • Hours: 11am to 10pm
  • Open: Monday to Sunday

10. Ramen Republic

In Sapporo, you can find some great tasting and good ramen. In Ramen Republic, you will see typical ramen varieties typical for ramen restaurants. The ramen here are awesomely great in value and very delicious. You’ll have great value for your money here. You’ll have a good nice meal of ramen and would want to come back for more.


  • Local name: Ramen Republic
  • Address: Japan, 〒060-0005 Hokkaido Prefecture, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, 北5条西2丁目1
  • Phone: +81 11-209-5031
  • Specialty: Delicious Ramen
  • Hours: 11am to 10pm
  • Access: 16 minutes walk from JR Sapporo station

11. Taiyo Izaka Tetchan

This is just a short walk from the Susukino Station. Try out the boat prime specialty which can be 2 servings for 3 people. It is more enough to fill you up. They have prawns, tuna, squid and other seafood. Everything seems amazingly fresh. You should try out the Taiyo Izaka Tetchan.


  • Local Name: Taiyo Izaka Tetchan
  • Address: 4 Minami 3-jo Nishi, Chuo-ku | 7F Kamiya Bldg., Sapporo 064-0803, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-271-2694
  • Specialty: Tuna and squid
  • Hours: 10am to 10pm
  • Closed: Major holidays

12. Moliere

They serve French cuisine in Sapporo and you should try in your visit. This restaurant is located in a very quiet suburb. You will be impressed by the hospitable staff at the entrance. They are mostly helpful with the customers. There only have around 8 tables, but the ambiance is delightful.


  • Local name: Moliere
  • Address: 1-1 Miyagaoka2chome Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0959, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 11-631-3155
  • Open: Monday to Sunday
  • Hours: 11:00am – 8:00pm

13. Okushiba Shoten

The Okushiba Shoten serves delicious Japanese curry along with a great service! They have excellent Japanese curry and it is a must visit in Sapporo. The restaurant actually looks house looks like a regular house. It is not like a typical restaurant. They can accommodate as much as twenty to 25 guests.


  • Local name: Okushiba Shoten
  • Address: 14-2-2 Minamihachijo Nishi Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0808, Hokkaido
  • Specialties: vegetable curry, shrimp soup
  • Phone: +81 11-561-6662
  • Open: Monday to Sunday
  • Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm

14. Onsen Shokudo

This place has a hot spring at the suburb of Sapporo. They serve Indian food and their specialty is Indian Curry. There’s no other way to enjoy food than after a hot dip from a hot spring. You should try this great place as it is one of a kind.


  • Local Name: Onsen Shokudo
  • Address: 608-2 Jozankei, Minami-Ku, Sapporo 061-2301, Hokkaido.
  • Phone: +81 11-598-2410
  • Hours: 8am to 10pm
  • Specialty: Indian food, Soba
  • Open: All year, except holidays

15. Sapporo Beer Garden

If you like to try some lamb meat, this is your place to eat. You can enjoy the lamb meat with ice cold beer. We would suggest you also try the eat all you can option that they offer. You can enjoy a lot of food and beer. You will probably go hungry going around in Sapporo and this is a good place to eat.


  • Local name: Sapporo Beer Garden
  • Address: 9-2-10 Kita7Jo Higashi, Higashi-Ku, Sapporo 065-0007, Hokkaido
  • Phone: +81 120-15-0550
  • Specialty: Eat all you can buffet (100 minutes)
  • Hours: 12pm to 10pm
  • Open: All year except holidays

You will enjoy all the cuisines and dishes of different restaurants in Sapporo. Try different types of restaurants. Try some seafood type, sushi specialty, ramen and many more. You will not run out of options in restaurants in Sapporo. Enjoy your food!

Have a good trip and travel!