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Western Food Spots in Hokkaido Area

  • Michel Bras Toya Japon
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    4.5
    94 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Abuta-gun Toyakocho Shimizu 336

    An absolutely amazing place to enjoy a fine meal. 2 Michelin Stars, and it lives up to that rating as a destination restaurant all onto itself - I would (and will) return here just to eat here again...

  • Table de Rivage
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Kamedagunnanaechou Onumachou 141
    Located on the bank of Lake Onuma in the Onuma Quasi-National Park close to Hakodate, this cafe restaurant commands glorious views of the magnificent Mt. Komagatake. The warmth of the wood and high ceiling create a comfortable atmosphere and the soothing, relaxing space is one of its main attractions. Soup curry, a Hokkaido specialty, and the one-plate lunch with pasta and salad are particular favorites. The restaurant is frequented by locals and tourists. There’s also a large selection of dishes on the menu which use ingredients from the area, such as Onuma roast beef and Hakodate fish. The lake cruise lunch where guests can enjoy the beautiful Lake Onuma is also hugely popular. The nearest station is Onuma-Koen Station.
  • Blanc Rouge
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Kamikawagumbieichou Omura Murayama
    A pretty, log cabin restaurant situated in the patchwork hills of Biei Town, Kamikawa County, Hokkaido. Blanc Rouge provides warm, homely dishes using locally sourced ingredients such as potatoes from Biei. The beef stew, made with beef braised in red wine and potherbs to give a full-flavor, is a particular favorite on the menu. There are also plenty of Biei gastronomic delights on the menu such as tender chicken with boiled cabbage, and potato gratin, etc. Pets are allowed on the terraced area.
  • Soup curry & dining Suage plus (soup curry and dining age plus)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Sapporo-shi Chuo-ku South 4 West 5 Shimosamatsu Building 2F
    This is a popular top-class soup curry specialist in Chuo Ward, Sapporo City, Hokkaido. As the name suggests, they offer a wide variety of soup curries made with rich ingredients deliciously fried. Try select Hokkaido ingredients such as Shiretoko chicken and lavender pork. Their rice which is blended with wild rice is full of nutrition. They have their standard light soup as well as a rich squid-ink based soup.
  • Milk Kobo’s Restaurant Prativo
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    4.5
    201 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Abuta-gun Niseko machi Soga 888-1
    Situated in the heart of the magnificent natural surroundings and commanding spectacular views of Mt. Yotei is Prativo, located in Niseko Milk Kobo, in Abuta County, Hokkaido. The buffet style lunch of meat, fish and pasta, etc. along with locally produced fresh vegetables is very popular. Using only a minimal amount of seasoning you can enjoy the real flavor and aroma of the vegetables. Desserts made with milk from the Takahashi Dairy Farm are sold in Niseko Milk Kobo. The cream puffs, filled with cream only after having been ordered, are extremely popular.

    Limited menu but nice quiet cafe for an afternoon lunch. Only hamburger available for kids menu (fyi its beef). 4 mains for adults to choose only. Not for fussy eater. Ended up we left for the milk...

  • Orchard Grass
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Kawakamigunteshikagachou Kawayuekimae 1-1-18 Kawayu Onsen Inside the station building
    A café and restaurant built inside the now unmanned train station of Kawayu Onsen in 1936. What was once offices and the station master's office is now a relaxing, retro restaurant. The station master's office with its beautiful stained glass was once where Emperor Showa had a break. The slowly stewed, mouth watering beef stew is particularly well known, drawing guests far and wide to try it.
  • Restaurant Sekkatei, Gotoken Main Store
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Hakodateshi Suehirochou 4-5
    This long-running Western-style restaurant located in Suehiro Town, Hakodate City, Hokkaido, was established in 1879 as a shop selling Russian food, bread and cakes. With a retro style and exotic ambiance, the old part of the building has been designated as a tangible cultural property of Japan. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes filled with history and tradition, from casual western food, such as the popular British-style beef curry, to luxurious Russian course meals. The restaurant is visited by tourists from far afield as well as local customers.
  • THE JEWELS
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Sapporoshi Minami-ku Kitanosawa 1956 Moiwa mountain ropeway mountaintop station
    Perched on the top of Mt. Moiwa and commanding views of the city of Sapporo is THE JEWELS restaurant. From the large windows spread along the side of the restaurant you can enjoy the sweeping panoramic scenery. The restaurant offers reasonably priced lunches such as pasta, pies and curry using plenty of local Hokkaido ingredients. For dinner you can enjoy a stylish French course perfect for celebrating an anniversary or other special occasion all while taking in the beautiful night views below. Reservations for groups of ten people or more are possible on request. Second floor of the Mt. Moiwa Ropeway Mountain Top Station.
  • the very very BEAST
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Hakodateshi Houraichou 23-3
    An American-style western restaurant located just after the Horaicho tram stop. Decked out in green and wood, the interior of the restaurant has a very relaxed feel. Their signature dish is the Beast Special Omurice, a light and fluffy omelet on rice. Their soft, melty beef tongue stew is also very popular. Additionally, there’s a wide choice of western-style food on the menu, such as rice pizza made with butter rice and bacon, and pork sauté, etc. They also have a large selection of alcohol to choose from.
  • SOUL STORE
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Kitaichijounishi 18 Ichida Building 1F
    Popular restaurant for its visually appealing soup curry with burdock. The large burdock, deep-fried in batter, making a soft and sweet tasting dish is particularly good. This combined with the plentiful vegetables make it more than enough to eat. The rich flavor and spicy soup is a must-try.
  • New Mont Blanc
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Nemuroshi Kouwachou 1-1
    This western-styled restaurant located in Kowa Town, Nemuro City, Hokkaido, is a long-established restaurant which continues to use the original escalope recipe, local to Nemuro. Escalope is a large, hearty dish of butter rice topped with a breaded pork cutlet and demi-glace sauce with a salad on the side. Because it is a nutritious dish that can be eaten relatively quickly the recipe is said to have established itself in the town of fishermen. The restaurant has a western feel about it around town and other popular dishes include their Oriental Rice, a dry curry topped with steak and demi-glace sauce.
  • Bistrot Blanche
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Otarushi Ironai 1-9-10
    Bistrot Blanche is a retro style bistro located on the first floor of a Western style building built in the Taisho period. Here you can taste some wonderful French cuisine combining food from Hokkaido and Europe. Dishes are always served with seasonal fish from Otaru, and also seafood, including the locally loved rays. Meat-based dishes and courses are also popular, such as the Yakumo pork shoulder with grilled mozzarella cheese and topped off with baked tomato sauce and cheese. The nearest station is Otaru Station.
  • Nojimasanchi
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Kasaigunnakasatsunaimura Shinsei East 1 Line 199-4
    A log house style farm restaurant nestled in the middle of the natural surroundings of Nakasatsunai Village in Kasai County, Hokkaido. The restaurant serves homemade dishes where you can taste the true flavor of vegetables such as their home-grown cabbage, etc. Popular dishes on the menu are pork ginger with plenty of sweet tasting pork and vegetables, and potato gratin. Customers are obliged to take off their shoes when entering the restaurant so it’s a nice, comfortable place to relax especially with young children in tow. Farm produce and vegetables are also on sale.

    平日12時を少し回って待つことなく入店。週替りプレートを注文すると私で最後だった様子。プレートは野菜が中心だが食べ応えがあり、見た目も味もバランスが◎。窓から見える農園の景色やスタッフにも癒される。

  • Furano Wine House
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Furanoshi Shimizuyama
    From the large windows of this restaurant located on top of a hill in Furano City, Hokkaido, you can enjoy splendid views of the city, lavender fields, and mountains of Tokachi. Here, at Furano Wine House, you can enjoy food made with local Furano produce such as milk, cheese and vegetables, while enjoying a bottle of wine straight from the source. There’s a wide ranging menu to enjoy for both couples and families, such as Furano Wagyu cooked slowly in red wine, Tokachi beef steak, and cheese fondue, etc. The restaurant has a private room which can be used for dinner functions and seminars.
  • Lumber House
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Kamedagunnanaechou Ikusagawa 19-32
    A steak house restaurant in the heart of nature, run from a log house built by the owner himself. Lumber House is a popular place where you can try the exquisite taste of sirloin and round steak, cooked rare. The locally reared Hakodate Onuma Beef is matured for over three weeks to give its superb flavor. With just salt, pepper and lemon butter for seasoning, and served with vegetables, you can savor the rich, juicy flavor of the meat. You can have the meat cooked to your liking on the heated stones. Here you can relax and eat while listening to the bird song and the wind rustling through the trees. The nearest station is Ikedaen Station.
  • Restaurant Maccarina
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    4.5
    94 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Abutagunmakkarimura Midorioka 172-3
    This French-style hotel and restaurant has been listed in the Michelin Guide for Hokkaido and is located in the magnificent natural surroundings of Makkari Village in Abuta County, Hokkaido. Using seasonal vegetables grown in the midst of the winds and spring waters from Mt. Yotei, Restaurant Maccarina offers simple and exquisite French cuisine. The freshly harvested vegetables which are served after the appetizer is Restaurant Maccarina at its best. The meat and fish too, served as a main course, is full of flavor with the seasons of Hokkaido. Here you can relax and eat, while looking out on the surrounding natural beauty, in the tranquil expanse that feels the warmth of the trees.

    Another gastronomic experience! It was our second visit and will definitely be back for more. Too many delicious dishes to put into words. Just come, you won’t regret it!

  • Restaurant Boyotei
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    4.5
    111 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Abutaguntouyakochou Touyakonsen 36-12
    A Western-style restaurant opened in 1946 in Toyako Hot Spring Resort in Toyako Town, Abuta County, Hokkaido. Inside the restaurant are traces of the days when it was opened with some of the old furniture like tables and chairs remaining, making it feel like your stepping back in time. They have plenty of dishes on the menu still loved from days gone by such as pork chops with their specially made sauce, spaghetti naporitan (spaghetti with a tomato based sauce), and soft, juicy Hamburg steaks. If any member of your group prefers Japanese-style food the restaurant will prepare accordingly if you call ahead.

    The best part about this place is the history. The restaurant is obviously family run and has been for quiet some time. The wooden building looks like it might have been built by hand, and the cosy...

  • Moliere
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Miyagaoka 2-1-1 Lafayette Miyagaoka 1F
    This French restaurant near Maruyama Park in Sapporo City, Hokkaido, received three stars in the Michelin Guide Hokkaido. Their aim is to be a laidback restaurant that anyone in town can come eat at. The large windows let in lots of light and let you look at the park while eating while the white theme of the restaurant gives it an elegant feel. Come try their wide variety of dishes using vegetables from Makkari Village at the foot of Mt Yotei and Hokkaido seafood and meat which pair perfectly with their carefully selected wines.
  • FB FURANO BURGER
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Furanoshi Higashitorinuma 1
    This hamburger restaurant is built in front of Torinuma Park, where a spring wells up within the beautiful natural surroundings. FB Furano Burger is directly managed by Furano Ranch, situated at the same address, and places emphasis on making delicious food without preservatives. Their extra-large 13 centimeter high burger is especially recommended. You can savor the real taste of the meat which doesn’t contain any seasoning or spices. The locally grown vegetables which are grown in Furano, where the temperature differences throughout the seasons can be extreme, produce a remarkably rich and fresh tasting flavor.
  • La Villa LUPICIA Restaurant
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Hokkaido Abutagunkucchanchou Kabayama 58-5
    Villa Lupicia is a French restaurant in the commercial space of Villa Lupicia, created by Lupicia, a famous tea specialty store, located in Kutchan Town, Abuta County, Hokkaido. The restaurant uses lots of local ingredients, especially seasonal vegetables grown by Niseko farmers, and has on the menu a variety of French dishes with a Japanese twist for customers to enjoy. They also have their own special Lupicia tea menu too. Lunch is a buffet style arrangement so you can eat as much as you like of your favorite food while looking out over the beautiful scenery of Mt. Yotei.

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Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.

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