Sapporo is the heart of Hokkaido. Hokkaido’s rich nature and delicious seafood is one of its greatest attractions. However, even tourists and locals need to take a break at some point. Most shopping and eating spots are concentrated in the center of Sapporo, so a local cafe would be the figurative icing on the cake! Let's have a look at some Hokkaido-style cafes that are perfect for enjoying Hokkaido's fresh produce.
1. Noymond Organic Cafe
Noymond Organic Cafe is renowned for the healthy, premium ingredients that they use in their dishes, allowing you to rest easy. The most popular dishes are the [French Toast] and [Pancakes], made with raw milk and fresh eggs from Tokachi. Served with lots of fruit, these dishes are a good source of vitamins as well. They also have lots of salads with plenty of veggies, perfect for health-conscious ladies. Directly connected to Odori Station, it is easy to access even on rainy days. Head on over when you want to enjoy the delicate taste of Hokkaido's fresh produce.
Noymond Organic Cafe Le Trois Branch
Open: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
Based on Le Trois' holidays.
Average price: [Dinner] 1,200 JPY They also serve parfaits! / [Lunch] 1,080 JPY
Access: Directly connected to Exit 24 (B2F Entrance) of Odori Station
Address: 8F, Le Trois, 1-13, Odori Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
2.Piano Cafe Rucola
Having opened in 2015, Piano Cafe Rucola is in quiet residential area that's 10 minutes by car from Oyachi Station. The trendy cafe combines a cafe ambiance and piano music. The owner used to be a pianist, and designed this place to be calm and relaxing. Their desserts and salad bowls are particularly famous for their healthy and organic ingredients. They have plenty of dishes, from pasta to desserts! Since the restaurant is a modernized stand-alone house, the inside feels wide and cozy - just like a real home. If you're lucky, you may get the chance to listen to a live piano performance.
Piano Cafe Rucola
Open: [Weekdays] 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (L.O. 4:30 pm) *Please book your vegetarian plate set or gluten-free curry plate at least a day in advance.
[Saturday] 10:00 am - 7:00 pm (L.O. 6:30 pm) *Please book your vegetarian plate set or gluten-free curry plate at least a day in advance.
[Other irregular holidays (regular holidays included)]
Average price: 1,200 JPY
Access: 10-minutes by car from Oyachi Station (facing the Corean school and next to Jugei Center)
Address: 3-5-8, Hiraoka 4-jo, Kiyota-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
3.Bar plus Sweets Two Rings
Bar plus Sweets Two Rings is different from any other cafe. You may find their sweets and alcohol combo quite interesting. Along with a wide variety of alcoholic drinks, a popular item is their [Sweets 5-ten Moriawase], where you get to pick your favorite sweets from over 20 different types. Isn't that awesome? Their beautiful and classy sweets will make you feel like royalty. The ambient lighting makes the atmosphere perfect for a romantic date. How about extending your night out with a unique sweets bar?
Bar plus Sweets Two Rings
: [Tuesday - Sunday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Dinner 6:00 pm - 2:00 amClosed
: MondayAverage price
: [Dinner] 3,000 JPYAccess
: 2-minute walk from Exit 2 of Susukino Station. Located on the 2nd floor of the building with the big Santa.Address
: 2F, J-BOX Bldg., Minami 3-jo 4-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido MapMore Details
4.Eight Ricefield café
Eight Ricefield café was designed to look like a New York cafe. The designer created the cafe to be sophisticated and stylish. It's open all night long, so it is a perfect place to go when you want to chat with friends until morning without hitting an izakaya (Japanese pub). If you're hungry, you can order one of their parfaits, choosing the size you'd prefer. Alternatively, if you need a venue for your wedding or anniversary, they'll be happy to accommodate all your requests.
Eight Ricefield café
: 5:00 pm - 6:00 am (L.O. 5:00 am)
[Friday, Saturday] Open until 7:00 am (L.O. 6:00 am)Closed
: NoneAverage price
: 2,500 JPY
Party courses start from 2,500 JPYAccess
: 3-minute walk from Robinson Exit of Susukino StationAddress
: 1F, Alto Bldg., Minami 5-jo Nishi 4, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido MapMore Details
5.Rokkatei Sapporo Main Branch
Rokkatei is a franchise based in Obihiro City, Sapporo. Locals say that "if they had to get married, they'd pick Rokkatei". That alone should give you a hint of how famous and prestigious this place is. Their popularity goes way beyond mere sweets. Relax and have a taste of their original [Marusei Butter Sandwich]. Their parfait, topped with rich ice cream, is a favorite with both children and adults of all ages. Another worthy dish is their simple yet delicious [Hotcake], thanks to its delicate flavor. Rokkatei is definitely a must if you want to enjoy all the good things Hokkaido has to offer.
Rokkatei Sapporo Main Branch
: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
2F Tea Room 10:30 am - 6:00 pm (L.O. 5:30 pm)Average price
: 501 JPY - 1,000 JPYAccess
: 326m from Sapporo StationAddress
: 6-3-3, Kita 4-jo Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido (Map)Source
: hitosara (Japanese)
Maruyama Pancake is very popular with the ladies. Their signature dish is their soufflé-style pancakes that melt in your mouth the moment you take a bite. The names of the pancakes on their menu are fun and unique, like the [Tenshi no Pancakes] (Angel Pancakes) or [Mori no Yosei Pancakes] (Fairy Pancakes)! The [Tenshi no Pancakes] consist of a colorful plate of fluffy pancakes topped with lots of fruit, and it's the most popular. The white-themed interior is relaxing, and make this a must-visit destination for when you're in the mood for unique pancakes in Sapporo.
: 11:00 am - 6:30 pmClosed
: NoneAverage price
: 1,001 JPY - 1,500 JPYAccess
: Nishi juhatchome StationAddress
: 1F, Brillante Minami Maruyama, Minami 4-jo Nishi 18 Chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido (Map
: hitosara (Japanese)
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.