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  • Washou Ichiba Market
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    4.0
    608 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Kushiroshi Kuroganechou 13-25
    Washou Ichiba Market was built as a people’s kitchen in 1954 and is one of the most historic indoor markets in Kushiro. The name came from the lively calls of “Wasshoi, Wasshoi” as well as the expression “Trade with Harmony”. There are about 60 shops in the market which sell fresh fish, fruit, meat, snacks, tea and flowers. Also, there are sushi restaurants and cafes. Choosing your favorite seafood to make your own original seafood bowl (“Katte-don”) is also popular.

    If you decide to come to this market at Kushiro from Obidori it is a 1.5 hour train ride by Super Ozora with your JR Pass. It is around a 5 minute walk from the station. They sell whole lot more...

  • Hasshoku Market Center
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    4.0
    320 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Hachinoheshi Kawaragi Kansai 22-2
    A food market center located in Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture sells fresh seafood and caught that morning as well as Hachinohe every morning. Some 60 shops stand side by side along the 170 meter length of the market, boasting an abundant variety of goods able to meet even the needs of restaurants and other businesses. At Shichirinmura, a popular destination for tourists, you can cook and enjoy your purchases on the spot over a charcoal grill. With tuna butchering shows, cooking classes, and play equipment for children, the market center is a destination the whole family can enjoy.

    The centre is a major local attraction to buy gifts and seafood at a reasonable price. It is easy to reach (take the 100 Yen bus from Hachinohe station). It has a lot of seats to enjoy the food you...

  • Sapporo Central Wholesale Market Curb Market
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    3.5
    355 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Kitajuichijounishi 21-chome 2-3
    This market is an outdoor market next to the Sapporo Central Wholesale Market located ten minutes from Sapporo Station by car. They get very fresh food from the Central Wholesale Market every day and sell them to the locals and visitors at very reasonable prices. There are around 60 shops and restaurants which include sushi, seafood bowls, ramen and oysters. They also provide next-day delivery for purchases within and outside Hokkaido, which is reassuring when choosing souvenirs.

    Wide range of fresh seafood (king crabs and others) and fruits (corn, yubari melons) at good prices. The cream puff snack is a must get in my opinion, we had it twice the 2 times we were there during...

  • Karato Market
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    4.0
    65 Reviews
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    Yamaguchi Pref. Shimonosekishi Karatochou 5-50
    Karato Market is located in Shimonoseki City. Local fishermen and farmers bring their fish, seafood and agricultural produce here to sell it themselves. The Market is a great place for visitors to buy fresh fish caught that same day, and fresh seasonal vegetables. There is also a cafeteria selling sushi and Kaisen-don (rice topped with seafood). The “Iki-iki Bakan-gai” food festival is held at the Karato Market between 10:00 and 15:00 on Fridays and Saturdays and between 8:00 and 15:00 on Sundays and public holidays; this is a lively event with large numbers of people enjoying fish dishes and seafood sold at stalls erected in the Market.

    山口県下関市に帰郷した時には、一度は唐戸市場に顔を出しますが、なんせ、新鮮さが勝負なので、値打とはいえ、本当は、新幹線の搭乗日の早朝に市場ブラ歩きをしたいと、常々考えておりますが、どうしても前日以前に買い物調達となってしまします。特に、フグの蒲鉾のネット売りがお薦めです。 When I return to Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, you...

  • Tsukiji Nippon Fish Port Market
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 4-16-2 1,000 Furniture Building 1F
    Tsukiji Nippon Fish Port Market is a direct sales market in Tsukiji. You can find everything from rare fish from all over the country, morning-caught seafood, and more from fishery associations all over Japan, as well as goods for business use. There are shops like Kani Club, focusing on fresh crab direct from Hokkaido, Niigata Central Fisheries Market, with juicy, delectable fish from the Sea of Japan, and shops from harbors in Shizuoka, Kochi, Nagasaki and more. You can try Nippon Gyokoshokudo no Kodawari fried fish, the specialty at the market's cafeteria, and other fish from all over.
  • Shimizu Fish Market Kashi no Ichi
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    4.0
    190 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Pref. Shizuokashi Shimizu-ku Shimazakichou 149
    A fish market in Shimizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture known as Shimizu Port's Local Kitchen where wholesalers gather to buy and sell their products. Inside you'll find a wide variety of foodstuff for sale including fresh seafood, marine products, vegetables, handmade tofu, and more. Also check out the Maguro-kan (tuna building) where restaurants serve up skillfully prepared seafood.

    On the coastal area of Shizuoka you will find Shimizu. It is just a short train ride on the Tokaido Line from Shizuoka JR station, but can be reached from Shin-Shizuoka station as well by Shizuoka...

  • Toyosu Market
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    Tokyo Koto-ku Toyosu 6-6-17-gaiku Kanri Facility Building
  • Ginza Washita Shop Main Store
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    4.0
    184 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuo-ku Ginza 1-3-9 Maruito Ginza Building 1 FB 1
    This Okinawan antenna shop is located right next to the stairs for Exit 3 of the Yurakucho Line's Ginza-itchome Station. It is a lively shop that offers approximately 4000 kinds of items that makes you feel like you are in an Okinawan market. The entrance decorations that closely resemble Ryukyu tiles and shisa (lion dogs) serve as landmarks for the store. A popular item is beniimo sweet potato tarts, a standard Okinawan souvenir. The product, with a history of more than 30 years, is a popular sweet that has won many awards including the Monde Selection Gold Award. They have many items such as seasonal Okinawan vegetables and fruits that can only be found here outside of Okinawa.

    Great for picking up your Gifts for friends/family from Japan. Staff are friendly and speak some English. Take your time to look around before ordering! Good luck and enjoy!

  • Numazu Minato Shinsenkan
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    3.5
    156 Reviews
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    Shizuoka Pref. Numadushi Sembonminatochou 128-1
    This market and mall, located in Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, is inside a building modeled after a floating ship and houses 13 popular Numazu establishments. Everything from freshly caught fish, processed marine products, wasabi, tea from the famous Mt. Ashitaka, and other well-known local products are available. There’s JA Nansun, which uses fresh, locally produced crops, a seafood dining hall that offers hearty meals, and a sushi restaurant known for the freshness of its food, making this a popular tourist spot.

    You can find varieties of seafoods to bring back for your friends. That was the main points of this centre to me. You can try small portion of them to find out your choice. Enjoy

  • Hokkaido Dosanko Plaza Yurakucho Store
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    4.0
    168 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Yurakucho 2-10-1 Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan 1F
    This store, located on the first floor of the Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan a one-minute walk from JR Yurakucho Station, carries popular sweets, seafood products, and agricultural products from Hokkaido. In addition to selling well-known standards, there's a corner dedicated to new products from Hokkaido which have just begun to be sold outside the prefecture within the last year; if customers show enough interest, the products featured here might also be turned into regular store selections. There's also a takeout corner with a wide array of Hokkaido treats, including famous Hokkaido soft serve ice cream and piping hot croquettes and zangi fried chicken. Finally, there's a weekly special events corner, and customers can enjoy the tastes of Hokkaido here year-round.

    Great place to shop for regional items from Hokkaido including soft serve. Close to the Ginza area, antenna stores sell products from other regions of Japan.

  • Nanki Shirahama Toretore Market
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    3.5
    26 Reviews
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    Wakayama Pref. Nishimurogunshirahamachou Katata 2521
    Located in Shirahama Town, Nishimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture, Toretore Market is one of the largest seafood markets in western Japan and is operated by the local Katata Fishery Cooperative. Boasting grounds some 50 thousand square meters in size, the market is filled with fresh seafood not only from Wakayama but around the country. A diverse array of processed goods, meats, vegetables, and even Wakayama souvenirs are sold here, and the market bustles constantly with visitors. Market highlights include the giant tanks filled with fish swimming around while waiting to be sold and the popular tuna butchering shows. Visitors can eat sushi and seafood rice bowls at Toretore Yokocho; the market’s seafood barbecue is also popular.

    We went there after lunch and we realized we should have come here for lunch. There were BBQ facility (you have to pay to use) to cook the very fresh seafood caught locally (you must buy them there...

  • Kuroshio Market
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
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    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Kemi 1527
    You’ll find this seafood market on the manmade Wakayama Marina City island in Wakayama Bay, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture. The building has a retro Showa-period atmosphere complete with a fresh fish market with catches from the nearby sea and all over the world, a food court where you can enjoy a seafood rice bowl and sushi, and restaurants with tons of seafood options. There’s also a spectacular tuna slicing show held three times a day, not to mention a seafood barbecue area where you can feel the sea breeze and see the ocean while grilling fresh fish you bought at the market.

    駐車場から果物即売所を抜けた先に黒潮市場があります。中はお土産やと食事の購入ができる場所が半分ずつのスペースを割いてます。この日はあまりにも外気温が高く外の浜焼きBBQを利用しようと言う気にはなれませんでした。握りずしのセットと和歌山名物[梅そば]を注文しました。お寿司と蕎麦は別の店で購入、食べる場所は別にもうけてありました。味はなかなか新鮮で美味しかったです。セットで1000円位であれば十分満足...

  • Shiogama Seafood Wholesale Market
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    4.5
    101 Reviews
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    Miyagi Pref. Shiogamashi Shinhamachou 1-20-74
    The market of Shiogama Port boasts one of the largest volumes of fresh tuna nationally, and offers an abundance of fresh seafood and produce. There are also five areas in the hall to eat and visitors can buy their favorite seafood and create their own original Kaisendon (seafood and rice bowl), or have the seafood purchased cooked at BBQs available to be used freely. It is approximately 15 minutes by car from Rifunaka Interchange on the Sanriku Expressway.

    Brand new wholesale fish.market rebuilt after last tsunami that wiped out the town, the restaurant serving mainly packaged seafood & dining room for staff offers simple menu at unbelievable price...

  • Biei Senka
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    4.0
    121 Reviews
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    Hokkaido Kamikawagumbieichou Omachi 2
    A food showroom run by JA Biei and located in Biei Town, Kamikawa County, Hokkaido. Inside you can find many outlets where you can discover the real flavor of local produce, such as a shop selling Biei farm produce and processed food, a meat and vegetable French restaurant, and a bakery which uses local Biei wheat. From the fresh vegetable market you can send Biei rice as a gift. In the confectionery shop, Biei crème caramel, and roll cake with red bean paste are popular treats.

    The bakery was packed with queue of about 20pax when we got there 5 minutes after the bakery was open. There were only 4 items on the shelves but they were very good (generous red bean paste in the...

  • Tsukiji Fish Market, Odawara-bashi Building
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 6-26-1
    The Tsukiji Fish Market is a fresh fish market with about 60 stands over two buildings, the Odawara-bashi Building and Kaiko-bashi Building. The first floor is Tsukiji's famous market of marine products, fruits, and vegetables. The food court with seafood restaurants, a kitchen studio, and event space is located on the third-floor of Odawara-bashi Building and opens at 7 a.m. The food court is a place for people to relax at the Tsukiji Fish Market where guests can have a meal or a break and enjoy special events.
  • Kabushikigaisha Aomori Uosai Center Honten
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    4.0
    115 Reviews
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    Aomori Pref. Aomorishi Furukawa 1-11-16
    A market established over 40 years ago famous for its nokke-don seafood rice bowl. Here you can buy meats, delicatessen, seafood, and other fresh, delicious ingredients you'll only find in a market in Aomori. The nokke-don is a rice bowl dish which allows customers to roam the market and freely add toppings from the various stalls here.

    You buy a set of tickets and walk around the market exchanging them for the fresh seafood you want. For a person like me who wants to sample a bit of everything, this is perfect! The seafood was all...

  • Kimura Peanuts
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    4.0
    85 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Tateyamashi Shimosanagura 236-3
    Kimura Peanuts is a direct outlet peanut store located in Shimosanagura, Tateyama City. The Kimura company handles every stage of the production process, from peanut-growing through processing to sales; the peanuts are hand-shelled to prevent unnecessary damage. Besides selling unshelled peanuts and hand-shelled peanuts, Kimura Peanuts also sells a range of peanut products, including peanut paste, peanut soft-serve ice-cream, etc. Kimura Peanuts has its own café.

    Really famous on TV and Magazines, this shop sells everything peanuts, raw, baked and boiled. The lady said, The Peanut Butter is MUCH better than Skippy!, yes it was, very fresh (needs...

  • Akita Citizen's Market
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    3.5
    115 Reviews
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    Akita Pref. Akitashi Nakadori 4-7-35
    The busy Akita Shimin Ichiba (citizen's market) is thought of as the Kitchen of the city, and customers range from local housewives to professional chefs. You can find a range of fresh fish, quality meat, and of course seasonal vegetables, as well as daily necessities and Akita souvenirs. There is also a dining area offering the taste of the market for all to try.

    This market is quite well hidden away about two streets behind the covered shopping mall. Furthermore it is not obvious that it is a market if one doesnt know Japanese as the front of the market has...

  • Shinminato Kittokito Market
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    3.5
    82 Reviews
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    Toyama Pref. Imizushi Kaioumachi 1
    This seafood market located close to Toyama Prefecture's leading fishing port Shinminato Fishing Port, is approximately a 10-minute walk from Shinminato Station on the Manyo Line. Including glass shrimp admired as the gems of Toyama Bay, snow crab and firefly squid, it offers plenty of fresh seafood just caught at Shinminato Fishing Port. At the seafood restaurant Kittokito-Tei, you can enjoy seafood dishes abundantly using seasonal ingredients with views of Shinminato Bridge. Their filling set meal filled with glass shrimp is particularly recommended.

    Very small scale fishermen market. Free parking. Nothing interesting from the viewpoint of tourists. Seafood items were mostly frozen. Few restaurants were open. Food items did not look appealing and...

  • Isshiki Sakana Hiroba
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    3.5
    63 Reviews
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    Aichi prefecture Nishio shi Ichimachi Kobuki ship Koto 176
    A tourism facility located close to Isshiki Fishing Port in Nishio City, Aichi Prefecture where you can buy fresh, seasonal seafood, seafood products, and produce. Restaurants can also be found in the facility serving seafood rice bowls, eel rice bowls (a local specialty), and other seafood dishes. The facility has parking for large busses and is frequented by tourists looking to pick up a few souvenirs and presents to bring back home.

    An overall cool place to go. If you go in the morning you can buy fresh fish at a decent price and who doesnt like fresh fish? The other part, the store is open throughout the day with many...

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