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Brian Brew is another one of those Irish bars in Sapporo, right downtown and easily accessible on foot. This is one of the better ones and they always
Located bang smack in the middle of town, at the main Susukino intersection, next to Macdonald's. St John's Wood is an Irish style pub open till late
Hobetsu campsite is a pleasant little camp site about an hour away from Sapporo city, kind of in the middle of nowhere with not much nearby except an onsen
In this post I've decided to tell you about the incredible Sapporo Science Center which can be a top day out for family and friends - or simply those of you who are interested in all-things scientific!
This little restaurant is a really cool place specializing in yakitori (grilled meat on sticks). You don't get your usual yakitori but more of a fancy
Manee Thai is definitely the best Thai restaurant in Sapporo, Japan. Real Thai cooks and staff. I've been to pretty much every Thai restaurant in Sapporo
In my humble opinion, La Giostra is one of the best Italian bars in Sapporo Japan. The wine selection is awesome, the food is delicious, and the owner
Tebaya (手羽家) is one of the best chicken wing restaurants in Sapporo Japan. Most of their food is mainly fried and very reasonably priced. There are a couple
Do you like American style sushi? You know, the sushi rolls with avocado, cream cheese, cucumber and a tiny bit of fish all rolled into one, that everyone
Kirin gyoza (dumplings) bar is one of the best gyoza bars I have been to in Sapporo Japan. It's small and cozy and has a rustic, feels like you are eating
Hina Chan is a Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki Restaurant in Sapporo Japan. Okonomiyaki is a kind of pancake with vegetables (mainly diced up cabbage and onions)
Mensore or if you want the full name which is Okinawa Kitchen Mensore (沖縄厨房めんそーれ) is, in my humble opinion, the best restaurant in Sapporo Japan for Okinawan
Bistecca meat bar has some of the best quality meat you can get in Sapporo. It's off the beaten track so you won't be able to find it on the usual Trip
Craft Beer of all kinds at this awesome joint. This bar/restaurant is always my first choice when I wanna drink good, craft beer, but most of the time
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Shit man! I was impressed with Elska. This little Italian (with a Japanese twist) restaurant is so unassuming and then when the food comes out, BAM! Just
Check out Sapporo Bone for lots of meat. What I like about this place is that there is local Hokkaido meats on the menu, which is a little bit pricier
Onyasai 温野菜 is your bog standard shabu shabu chain restaurant. Shabu shabu is when you dip uncooked strips of meat (pork or beef) and dip them into a large
My friend recommended The Sky restaurant Rondo on the 23rd floor of the Royal Century Hotel for a romantic dinner such as a special birthday or anniversary.
Honoka onsen is a chain of super onsens. There are about seven establishments scattered around Sapporo. Check out their website at the bottom of this article
This festival is awesome! Craft beer is going through a boom in Japan and rightly so. There are some craft beer bars around Sapporo but usually the prices
Hinode Honpo is a fun Japanese style restaurant where lots of young people go. The food is cheap and cheerful and you can get a course or all-you-can-eat
Soup Curry King has jumped into my list of favorite soup curry restaurants. I had been here a long time ago but had forgotten how good this place was.
Don't be fooled by the name. They have sushi here but it's definitely not a sushi bar in the traditional sense. They have all sorts of food here such as
Mugishu-Tei, which translates to Beer-Joint in Japanese, is celebrating its 36th anniversary this year of being the hub for beer geeks around the world.
This shabu shabu restaurant is bit different your run of the mill Japanese shabu shabu establishment. Shabu shabu, for those who don't know, is where you
Hakatatetsunabe Izakaya is famous for their mini gyoza (pan fried dumplings) and motsunabe (pork guts hot pot). Yeah, pork guts doesn't sound that appealing
North Island Beer Bar in Sapporo is one of the best places for craft beers. They brew their own, which makes them even tastier and rare. They are a bit
Bird Watching is a fairly new place that opened up around 2013/2014. I stumbled across it when walking past Norebesa one night. It is on the ground floor
I like ramen Sora. I've had it recommended by friends for ages. It is good and really easy to find (the main branch). It's right next to Tanukijoi 5. What
The ジンギスカン king is back!! I had a friend visiting from Kanto and he loves Jinghis Khan, so out of the 4 days he was here we went out for it 3 times! As
Colombia or コロンビア (katakana Japanese) is a wicked little yakitori (meat on sticks) restaurant bang smack in the centre of town, about a 30 second walk
They have a few restaurants dotted around Sapporo, but my nearest one is at the back of Maruyama Koen in the Miyanomori area. I love the coconut soup with
Lungo Carnival is a sweet place for oysters and seafood located in Odori, about a five minute walk from Odori station. Big juicy oysters, raw, grilled
Precious Hall is well known around the world as having one of the best sound systems in any club in Japan. This night club is the best place to come for
I love chicken wings and Meishibokami is one of the best chicken wing restaurants in Sapporo Japan. Deep fried chicken wings for 30 yen each! Yep, 30
Awesome ramen shop in the centre of town. Located in Tanukikoji 1 chome between Odori and Susukino. Get the special miso as it comes with a huge piece
Loved this place! 30/50 on spiciness was perfect and quite spicy. Just put your name down at the door and wait a few minutes for a table.
This place is lamb heaven!! ジンギスカン(Jinghis Khan) is one of my all time favourite foods! It has totally replaced Yaki-niku in my repertoire of restaurant
This is the first ramen shop I went to in Sapporo due to it being right around from my house. The day we moved in we went for a walk around the neighbourhood
Just as some of the dodgiest, most ghetto looking yakitori shops end up being the best yakitori shops, so it is for ramen shops! It can be a dingy little