Sake Spots in Niigata Area

  • Ponshukan Niigata Station
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Hanazono 1-96-47 CoCoLo Niigata West Building 3F
    A sake-tasting corner situated inside the Ponshukan shopping mall in JR Niigata Station. Here you can compare the flavors of all 93 sake brewers in Niigata. Pay 500 yen at the reception counter to receive five special coins, then place your sake cup in one of the sake tasting dispensers. Put in one of your coins and sake will be automatically dispensed into the cup. Here you can enjoy lovely Niigata sakes to your hearts content together with free salty snacks from around the country.
  • Shungyo-shusai Goro (Bandai Store)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Higashiodori 2-3-152F
    This popular izakaya (Japanese-style bar restaurant) has many fans from outside of Niigata Prefecture, who come for the delicious foods and drinks of Niigata. The restaurant serves mainly Japanese-style dishes, full of the deliciousness of Niigata. The ingredients for these dishes include local seafood bought directly from local fishermen, and Niigata vegetables from contractor farms, which the restaurant’s staff visit personally to buy their goods. The most popular items on the menu are the seasonal locally-caught sashimi, and Tochio City’s specialty, Jumbo fried tofu. The interior of the restaurant was renovated, leaving the old beams and pillars in place, giving it a relaxing, nostalgic atmosphere. The nearest station is Niigata Station.
  • Tarafuku Unari
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Furumachidori 8 - Town 1437
    Focusing on oysters and other shells, this Japanese pub is located in central Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture. On the counter, there is a big water tub with live shells inside, so the ingredients are always the freshest. You can enjoy shell cuisine that evokes the seasons with oysters, manila clams, clams, turban shells and surf clams carefully selected from around the country. Popular items include the closing “kaidashi ramen,” sashimi, and “kaizoku gangan-yaki” which grills up a great selection of shells. Features a full selection of local sake, as well as famous brands from outside the prefecture.
  • Shunkaikakou Ichiya (Niigata Station)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Higashiodori 1-11-3
    Ichiya located in Higashiodori, Chuo Ward, Niigata City is an izakaya (Japanese-style pub). It offers menu items such as sashimi and sushi using fresh seafood sourced from local rivers. All the menu items with a concept of delicious ingredients can be enjoyed at the best prices to the utmost.
  • Vietnamese kitchen Ao dai
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Benten 3-2-24
  • Tsubohachi Niigataekimaeten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Hanazono 3F 1-2-2 Garesso
  • Izakaya Inkaunta
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Higashiodori 2-4-13 6th Maruyoshi Building 1F
  • Aguraya Furumachiten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Furumachidori Shichibanchou 1014-2 floor
  • Koshitsuizakaya Nihonkaishoya Nagaokaekimaeten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nagaokashi Jounaichou 1-3-3GS Nagaoka building 1F
  • Zentei Echigodainingu Niigataekinanten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Yoneyama 3-1-15
  • Esukarugo Ekimaeten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Benten 1-3-6 Arai building second floor
  • Okomenosato Koshojiten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nagaokashi Koshoujimachi 1-234-4
  • kakuretogi enie Sta. Minami
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Tenjin 1-18-13
  • Spso
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Higashiodori 2-1-6
  • Shokusaiya Kokoro
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Higashiodori 1-6-25
  • Dainingu Pisu
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nagaokashi Higashisakanouemachi 1-5-8
  • Fukuoyobumise Kakichu
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Higashiboridori Kyubanchou 1407
  • Nihonryori Hananome
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Higashiodori 1-2-12 Hokuyuubiru 3F
  • Okomeya Furumachiten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Nishiborimaedori Shichibanchou 930 Matsui Building
  • Koshitsuizakayanihonkaishoya Niigataekiten
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Hanazono 1-1-1JR Niigata station concourse campus

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Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.

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