Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

Publish-date: Apr 24 2018 Update-date: Nov 15 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

This article features popular restaurants around Niseko and Furano, which are just some of the resort areas of Hokkaido. Enjoy a delicious meal while relaxing in an atmosphere that can only be found in the beautiful resort areas of Hokkaido!

1. Sumiyaki Club YAMADORI (Yakiniku)

1. Sumiyaki Club YAMADORI (Yakiniku)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

First on the list is Sumiyaki Club Yamadori, which is around a 2-minute walk from Furano Station. Located in what used to be a stone warehouse, the building's outer walls, ceiling, and beams look the same as when it was built in 1911. The restaurant offers dishes made with ingredients like Furano Wagyu (a type of high-quality beef) and locally-raised pork. Some bestsellers include the [Shiokoji Pork Sagari] (550 JPY) - soft pork hanging tender seasoned in koji (malt) - and the [Special Prime Rib] that can be enjoyed with a special sauce made with ingredients like Alpine leek, grated radish, and yama-wasabi (mountain wasabi). Give them a try!

Sumiyaki Club YAMADORI

Open: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 3,000 JPY
Address: 4-22, Asahi-machi, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
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2. Oshokuji to Goenkai no Mise Kumagera (Creative Cuisine)

2. Oshokuji to Goenkai no Mise Kumagera (Creative Cuisine)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

Tangled around the restaurant's walls, which are constructed out of piled up stones from the farmlands of Furebetsu, are vines of grapes used to make Furano wine. Their counter seats are made with sunken trees that had settled at the bottom of rivers for about 150 years. Even the ingredients used are grown and produced in Furano, ensuring that diners get to experience all the charms of the town in one place. Here, you'll get to savor creative dishes that aren't restricted to a genre, such as the [Bandit's Hot Pot] - a rustic dish that reminds one of the pioneering days - and [Roast Beef Bowl] that incorporates Wagyu bred and raised by local dairy farmers. You'll also get to try their original sake (Japanese alcohol) brand, which was made by a sake master after tasting and comparing 800 kinds of sake over 3 years.

Oshokuji to Goenkai no Mise Kumagera

Open: 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: 3,500 JPY
Address: 3-22, Hinode-machi, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
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3. Suzuki Fukutaro (Izakaya)

3. Suzuki Fukutaro (Izakaya)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

This modern izakaya (Japanese pub) offers dishes that bring out the taste of their ingredients, such as fresh seafood directly shipped from Hokkaido's fishing ports and tender, flavorful Kamifurano pork. Their signature dish is shabu-shabu (sliced meat parboiled with vegetables), made using slices of Kamifurano pork. Why not explore more local options by pairing it with their local beer, [Furano Vintage]?

Suzuki Fukutaro

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
[Sunday] 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed: None *Except for the beginning and end of the year
Address: 4-69-77, Miya-machi, Kami Furano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

4. Yuiga Doxon (Curry)

4. Yuiga Doxon (Curry)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

Located in a wooden building with a unique exterior, Yuiga Doxon is a curry pioneer that serves slightly spicy dishes made with more than 30 kinds of spices. Their bestseller is the [Omelet and Sausage Curry] (1,490 JPY), which consists of their special curry roux, an omelet filled with an original cheese blend, and homemade sausage smoked for a long time over mountain cherry blossom wood. Meat, vegetables, eggs - most of the ingredients used are produced in Furano. They also serve additive-free beer from the only brewery in town that produces local beer, Furano Brewery. Why not enjoy the fresh beer with your curry?

Yuiga Doxon

Open: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)
Closed: Monday
*If it falls on a national holiday, the restaurant will be closed the next day. During the summer (July and August), it will be open until 3:00 pm on Monday.
Average price: [Dinner] 1,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: 11-8, Hinode-machi, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Sourcehitosara (Japanese)

5. Kitchen Farm Tuba's (Steak, Hamburg)

5. Kitchen Farm Tuba's (Steak, Hamburg)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

Here, you can savor filling Japanese-style Western cuisine made with ingredients from Hokkaido. It's perfect for families, with dishes such as the [Double Hamburg in Iron Plate] (360g for 1,190 JPY), which is perfect for those with a huge appetite, [Chicken and Pork] (1,590 JPY), and several kids' plates. They even have pianos and wind instruments that you can play for free! Occasionally, the restaurant's very own tuba-playing chef may put on a performance.

Kitchen Farm Tuba's

Open: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:00 pm)
Closed: Tuesday
Average price: [Dinner] 1,200 JPY / [Lunch] 1,200 JPY
Address: 4-2, Yayoi-cho, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

6. Furano Wine House (Pasta, Pizza, Western Cuisine)

6. Furano Wine House (Pasta, Pizza, Western Cuisine)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

Enjoy a sweeping view of Furano, such as the Tokachi mountain range and fields, at this restaurant. It is home to a wide variety of local wines, procured from an adjacent winery, that can be paired with their dishes. Some menu items include the [Furano Cheese Fondue (1,850)] that incorporates local cheese, Tokaichi beef steak, and local vegetables. In the summer, they open their barbecue garden next door, so why not enjoy some barbecue while taking in the view?

Furano Wine House

Open: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)
*Reservations not accepted from summer until mid-September
Closed: None *Except on December 31 and January 1
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Address: Shimizuyama, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

7. Furano Ramen Saigen (Izakaya, Chinese Cuisine, Ramen)

7. Furano Ramen Saigen (Izakaya, Chinese Cuisine, Ramen)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

Loved by both locals and tourists, this restaurant is famous for their dishes made using fresh seafood caught from the Sea of Japan, Sea of Okhotsk, and the Pacific Ocean. Their signature dish is the [Rich Ebi Miso Ramen] (950 JPY). It is an exquisite combination of medium-thick, chewy noodles, and a rich soup slowly cooked for 2 days with shrimp, pork and chicken bones, and Furano-grown organic vegetables. They also have a wide selection of side dishes, such as the classic gyoza (dumplings), menchi katsu (deep-fried ground meat patties), and crab cream croquettes.

Furano Ramen Saigen

Open: 11:30 am - 7:30 pm (L.O. 7:30 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 1,000 JPY / [Lunch] 800 JPY
Address: 4752-10, Gakudensan-ku, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
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8. Restaurant Nord (Western Cuisine)

8. Restaurant Nord (Western Cuisine)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in Hokkaido

This restaurant is adjacent to a winery, which is rare to see in Hokkaido. One dish that has been steadily gaining popularity for its deliciousness is the [Furano Omelet Curry] (1,080 JPY). It is a fluffy omelet made using Sakura eggs (Sakura tamago) and topped with their homemade, additive-free curry sauce. You'll also be able to try out the homemade wine from the adjacent winery. Furthermore, they offer a one-of-a-kind wine-making experience that you can sign up for just by inquiring with the restaurant.

Restaurant Nord

Open: Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 1,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: 2002, Shimogoryo, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
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9. Monsieur Kobayashi no Mise (French Cuisine)

9. Monsieur Kobayashi no Mise (French Cuisine)Top 14 Must-Try Restaurants in Resorts Around Furano in HokkaidoThis restaurant is located inside Hotel Naturwald Furano, which is conveniently located near a ski resort. Here, you can eat a variety of authentic food, from French cuisine to Kaiseki cuisine (Japanese banquet cuisine with alcohol). They mainly use ingredients from Hokkaido, such as fresh vegetables procured from contracted agricultural groups, Biei beef, Kamifurano pork, and fresh seafood. Wine lovers will be delighted to know that they have a wide variety in stock, from Furano wines to the hotel's original brand of wine. Feel free to enjoy some to your heart's content!

Monsieur Kobayashi no Mise

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 2:00 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed: Irregular
Address: Hotel Naturwald Furano, 14-46, Kitanomine-cho, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

10. Sennari (Shabu-Shabu, Sukiyaki)

10. Sennari (Shabu-Shabu, Sukiyaki)

Conveniently around a minute's walk from Furano Station, this beloved restaurant offers various shabu-shabu and sukiyaki (hot pot stew) at reasonable prices. Their incredibly affordable [Lamb Shabu-Shabu] (1,000 JPY) - consisting of meat, vegetables, ramen, small onigiri (rice balls), and even pickles - is their signature dish. They also have other varieties, such as pork shabu-shabu that's also priced at 1,000 JPY and beef shabu-shabu for 1,600 JPY. Their prices haven't changed since the restaurant was established in 1980!

Sennari

Open: [Weekdays] 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
[Sunday, National Holidays] 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 1,001 JPY - 1,500 JPY
Address: 1-19, Asahi-machi, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

11. Fukuzushi (Sushi)

11. Fukuzushi (Sushi)

Around a 2-minute walk from Furano Station, Fukuzushi is known for serving jumbo sushi that's roughly 2.5 times bigger than regular sushi. All the toppings are delivered directly from fishing ports and can be eaten at reasonable prices. They also offer regular-sized sushi, so anyone watching their calories or who have children with them need not worry. Some other popular dishes are the [Furano Jaga-don] (rice bowl dish with potatoes from Furano) and karaage (deep-fried chicken). If you have some room in your stomach, why not give them a try, too?

Fukuzushi

Open: 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed: Monday
Average price: 2,001 JPY - 2,500 JPY
Address: 1-24, Asahi-machi, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

12. Masaya (Okonomiyaki, Monjayaki)

12. Masaya (Okonomiyaki, Monjayaki)

In 2017, Masaya was ranked as the top restaurant within Furano on a travel website. It is said that 80% of their guests are foreign, presumably because the owner can speak English fluently and they offer delicious Japanese food. Though you can savor teppanyaki (ingredients grilled on an iron griddle) dishes like okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake) and monjayaki (okonomiyaki but with a diluted batter), it is recommended to try a local dish called [Curry Omelet] (Japanese omelet rice in curry sauce). Give your eyes and tongue a feast by sitting on the counter and watching the chefs prepare your food!

Masaya

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm (L.O.)
Closed: Thursday *If a national holiday falls on Thursday, the restaurant will close the next day
Average price: 1,001 JPY - 1,500 JPY
Address: 11-15, Hinode-machi, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

13. Kitchen Coco-Fura (Steak, Hamburg)

13. Kitchen Kokofura (Steak, Hamburg)

Located along Karikachi Pass, this restaurant built from a home opened in July 2016. They serve homemade hamburg (Japanese-style Salisbury steak), cooked over charcoal, with plenty of grilled local vegetables. One particularly popular dish is the [CocoFura Burger], which uses the very same juicy hamburg. They have a garden where you can bring your pets, making it a great place for pet owners.

Kitchen Coco-Fura

Open: [Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday] 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm (L.O. 7:40 pm)
[Tuesday] 11:00 am - 2:00 pm (L.O. 1:40 pm)
[Thursday] 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed: Wednesday
Average price: 1,001 JPY - 1,500 JPY
Address: 29-19, Kitanomine-cho, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

14. Bus Stop (Desserts)

14. Bus Stop (Desserts)

This dessert shop is also located along Karikachi Pass. The [Mixed Ice], which is made by mixing cream made out of Furano milk and ice cream together in front of you, is their signature dish that is priced starting from 370 JPY. Another popular item is the [Furano Milk Frappe] (470 JPY), which is available only in the summer. It is a mixture of shaved ice made from frozen Furano milk and homemade strawberry jam. They also offer crepes and homemade manju (Japanese steamed cake). You can find the second branch roughly 3 minutes away on foot!

Bus Stop

Open: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Address: 13-1, Saiwai-cho, Furano-shi, Hokkaido (Map)
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

Regardless of the time of the year, many people come to Furano to take in what its beautiful wilderness has to offer, such as winter sports. Renowned as a "treasure trove" of food, you'll find many dishes that draw out the deliciousness of the local ingredients. Enjoy these dishes to your heart's content!

Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Apr 24 2018 Update-date: Nov 15 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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