"Fresh seafood aplenty!" Top 5 Page for this destination Hokkaido Restaurant Tip by idy

Hokkaido Restaurants: 9 reviews and 10 photos

  Hairy crab steamboat
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  • Hairy crab steamboat - Hokkaido
      Hairy crab steamboat
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  • Steel pot rice with hairy crab - Hokkaido
      Steel pot rice with hairy crab
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  • As fresh as it gets! - Hokkaido
      As fresh as it gets!
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Fresh seafood is aplenty in Hokkaido, especially hairy crabs. Unfortunately, the crabs are usually boiled and turn out to be pretty bland. Perhaps you could say this is in-line with how the Japanese like their food (i.e. not overly savoury).

The best fresh seafood can be had if you dine at a diner run by a seafood market. The diner is usually above the market or adjoining. Diners can first browse the seafood market to choose what they wish to eat (sashimi, sea urchins, scallops, eel, fish roe, etc). The staff will prepare whatever you have picked and serve it to you in the diner.

Of course, at the diner, you can also order from the menu. Some diners have specialities such as steel pot rice or seafood steamboat.

Favorite Dish: Whatever that is fresh and raw that you dare to eat. Sashimi, fish roe, sea urchins!

Rating: 4
Theme: Local

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  • Updated Sep 30, 2005
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