A nice café, standing lonely in a massive land of Hokkaido.
Actually, there are a lot of bakeries and sweets shops, standing lonely around the surrounding areas.
The charm is that you can enjoy delicious foods made from local ingredients with the scenery!
The store that started Sapporo’s shime-parfait (closing parfait) fashion. The parfaits and sandwiches look almost like artworks!
This store started the shime-parfait, or closing parfait fashion - finishing up after a few drinks with a nice parfait. Inside, you can be soothed by the warm light of the Edison lamps, taking in the both retro and modern atmosphere, while eating the artwork-like parfaits that put seasonal fresh fruit to use in huge amounts for their distinct designs, or the limited sandwiches popular for their cute cross-sections. The parfaits are sticklers for quality, making sure of high-grade sweet fruit, soft-serve made from rich Hokkaido milk, and original fluffy, simple cream made to bring out the taste of the fruit. The unusual taste of alcohol and herbs blended together is another secret to its popularity. You can enjoy this to the last bite.
Salad, tempura, noodles, curry... Enjoy some simple, warm home cooking.
The dishes are made with love, and the Hokuren Kururu Manor Farm Restaurant offers all of these in a buffet style. One thing you have to try is the tempura made from freshly picked seasonal vegetables. Made in a skin of Hokkaido wheat flour to a crispy finish, the vegetables keep their taste well. The popular menu is a mild curry made with large amounts of Hokkaido onion (no animal ingredients). The udon noodles, ramen and pasta all use Hokkaido wheat. From salads to desserts, to drinks using Hokkaido-made parilla and apples, you have a wide variety to enjoy.
Enjoy lunch in a natural cafe, with special care given to keeping everything handmade. Spend a happy, relaxed time with this warm welcome.
The edge of the Yukanboshi river, surrounded by untouched forest. A slow cafe in an easy-going location, themed around handmade goods and food. The lunch menu includes pasta with ingredients that change by the season and day, a hamburger patty that draws repeat customers from far away, and so on. There’s also a big dessert menu, and several coffees, including the deep-roasted Fukuza Blend Coffee, which has a rich, sweet taste like chocolate. All of this is eaten with dishes from the Pottery Workshop Yuragi, where all of this was made by hand. The food and coffee are both made with great care. It can take a while, so you can spend that time browsing the goods sold around the store. Some of the exotic goods from overseas, as well as the one-of-a-kind works made by particular craftspeople, are must-sees.
A direct retail store that turns Hokkaido ingredients into original processed goods. Try and find something that suits you here.
NORTH FARM STOCK is a brand known for turning high-quality ingredients into original processed foods. It has many types of goods such as soups, confiture, dips, dressings, pickles, drinks and more, making it popular not just in Hokkaido but in shops that handle its goods around the country. Besides the taste, the simple but stylish packaging also catches the eye. This is the only direct retail store, set up in Iwamizawa City where the brand started, and the wide open store has enormous rows of products. You might want to make dinner to match something that catches your attention. There’s a cafe space where you can enjoy pancakes, tarts and other sweets, light meals, and soft-serve with a strong milk taste.
Hokkaido wheat used for all its rich variety of breads
Pasco Dream Bread Workshop’s Nopporo branch uses the Haruyokoi, Kitahonami and Yumechikara brands of Hokkaido wheat. It opened in 2018, in Ebetsu City’s combination facility called the Yumechikara Terrace (Dream Power Terrace). The glass-walled bright interior has many breads and fills up with a fragrant scent. The bread, baked directly in a stone oven, is crispy, fragrant and delicious. By the way, the bricks around the oven are made in Ebetsu. Get your bread here. The "extra-matured" bread popular for its soft and chewy texture is good for breakfast, while the"snow queen"salted bread matches wine well, the curry bun is good for a snack... you might have a hard time choosing. Additionally, the eat-in space allows you to enjoy a lunch or teatime here.
Enjoy a gelato in the greenery-filled garden, and take some flan or cookies back for snacks
ARTLACZE is the modern building located inside Farm SALLUZA. Using fresh Hokkaido cream and low-temperature pasturised milk, the staff - with official qualification as a gelato maestro - makes their popular gelatos. Strawberry, blueberry, corn, pumpkin and more fruit and vegetables from within Hokkaido and north Hiroshima make up the ingredients. Enjoy the freshness in the shade of the inner garden’s trees. Also sold in a cup to take home. Apart from Gelato, you can also try the Kibitoro Pudding, made from cane sugar and low-temperature pasturised milk, as well as choux pastry filled with sweet custard, fragrant butter cookies, Financiers (French almond cookies) and more, perfect to take out for dessert after dinner, or snacktime.
A roadside station where you can feel the openness and surrounding nature, enjoying eye-catching Eniwa-made cosmetics and sundries, and savouring gourmet meals made with local ingredients
Road and riverside station Flower Road Eniwa sits at the intersection of the busy route 36, and the river that salmon climb up. The bright and wide-open interior lets you take in the surrounding flowers, greenery and river, and provides food and sundries unique to the local Eniwa area - it’s popular not only with tourists but with local people as well. The must-tries are the special curry at Pork Powder Snow Skillet Curry, made with Eniwa ranch pork; the Enipan bakery that makes over 40 breads from local ingredients; TEA STAND goasis which sells a selection of tapioca drinks and more, and Ra-no, a store which sells a selection of Eniwa-made natural soaps. The souvenir corner offers sweets made using Eniwa’s speciality, the Ebisu pumpkin!
Let the themed gardens and ranch full of animals soothe you. Popular for its cute alpaca soft-serve, and its lunches of pizzas and hamburger patties.
Ecorin Village is a small community made with the goal of "lessening environmental burden and contributing to the shaping of a more sustainable society". This roughly 40 hectare area contains the "green ranch" where alpaca and sheep graze, the "galaxy garden" filled with themed gardens, and various hands-on farming experiences and nature activities. "Forest Restaurant Tenman" looks like a little hideaway built from warm stone and wood, where you can enjoy a slow lunch. "Camel House" has a recommended seasonal menu as well as a wide selection of pizzas, pastas, hamburger patties etc. The famous alpaca soft-serve is a local speciality, with a marshmellow on the head, and chocolate and bolo made to look like the alpaca’s head.
Enjoy a charming lunchtime with Hokkaido-themed food and sweets
For lunch, try Tsubaki Salon’s Sapporo main branch, in the residential area adjoining the city centre. Taking in the view of the trees in the park from the big window, wrapped up in the comforting interior of the restaurant, savouring nel drip coffee with meals and sweets that make the most of Hokkaido’s foods... you could spend a wonderful time here. An incredibly comfortable space. More than a cafe, it feels like a salon, and the fireplace burning in the colder times of the year only adds to the atmosphere. For lunch, we recommend the various pizzas and pastas, as well as the unique curry served in a frying pan. The hotcakes, made in a particularly Hokkaido-like way, are also good. At night the lights dim, offering a different atmosphere from during the day.
Find lovely additions to your lifestyle from the Japanese tea lounge, as well as the sundries-and-furniture store
A 2-floor building along a train street, wide floors filled with charming lifestyle additions. The first floor is designed around just enjoying your interior, with kitchen and mealtable sundries, famous designer furniture, and goods with northern European design, all under "in ZONE with ACTUS"The second floor, "NATURIE STUDIO SUPPLY", offers a more atmospheric house interior, with furniture and sundries that use old wood and vintage iron. The same second floor has "JOHNSON’S TEA LOUNGE", where you can enjoy drinks, sweets, and light meals, as well as a gallery space with a variety of exhibitions. You’re sure to find things that fit your life and room just right.
Walk along the fashionable train street and take your breakfast surrounded by the scent of coffee
MORIHICO is popular as a cafe brand that started in Sapporo. They have many unique cafes in the city, and the second of them is Atelier Morihico. The name atelier comes from the fact that coffee was previously roasted here. The outside is a train street where trains rumble along the road, in a crossover of new and old. Inside continues that trend, with a blending of new and old in the interior, surrounding a single-board table from over a century ago, making a pleasant atmosphere mixed with the scent of coffee. The morning menu goes on until 11 AM, offering a bit of a late breakfast. Enjoy some MORIHICO. coffee with the delicious sandwiches that mix fruit, cheese and more.
A specialist store with rows and rows of processed salmon goods, as well as rice balls and soft-serve
A store run directly by Satou Fishery, famous for its salmon. It’s along Route 231, with the old Ishikari river running behind it. The shop is lively and filled with people coming not just from nearby but from quite a distance too. It has many goods made from all sorts of marine produce as well as salmon, and some of it will last a while, so why not look for a souvenir? And the salt soft-serve definitely shouldn’t be missed. It tastes delicious. The "gourmet rice balls", meanwhile, are popular for their size, quality filling and just-so salting. Depending on the time it might be sold out, so be careful. The second floor has the "Old River"seafood restaurant overlooking the Ishikari river, where you can enjoy meals featuring seasonal seafood.
Enjoy a special lunch in the pleasant atmosphere
A shop where you can enjoy good meals made with Tobetsu Town’s seasonal ingredients. The store’s name is meant to evoke a space with the pleasant, warm wind of the west coast exactly because Tobetsu is cold and snowy. The colourful walls and white tiles, chairs with mismatched designs and colours on the inside and more are all meant to evoke a fashionable west coast image. Lunchtime, with sunshine pouring through the big windows, offers three lunch plates that change by the month, curry, pizza, pasta and hamburgers, offering a perfect space for a nice meal. Pizzas, burgers etc. offer takeout as well. At night the same restaurant offers a wide lineup of meat and fish dishes as well as desserts. Pair it with wine for a more mature sort of outing.
A produce stand with a massive lineup of fresh and processed farm produce.
Don’t miss out on the ‘veggie-soft’ seasonal soft serve!
Ishikari might have an impression of mostly marine produce, but its farms have plenty to offer. JA Ishikari maintains this produce stand, which is sure to impress you with the power of Ishikari’s farming. Local people bring their daily harvests of vegetables, fruit and flowers every morning. Just looking at the fresh and colourful lineup is fun, and the processed products, from meats to jams, make for good souvenirs. One thing you shouldn’t miss out on is the ‘veggie-soft’. A soft-serve made with seasonal fruits and vegetables, it has a delicious juicy, milky flavour. Not only is it popular with locals, but some people come from quite a distance to have it. The fruits and vegetables used change with the season, so the flavour will always keep you guessing.
Enjoy a casual French lunch with local pork,
vegetables and other ingredients
Little cafe restaurants dot the streets of the residential area. Using organic Ishikari vegetables, the Atsuda area’s "Mouraiton" brand pork and other local ingredients, the owner and chef puts his French cooking training from many years of hotel training to use. The lunchtime menu is a heap of vegetables and a mini-soup for an appetiser, followed by a main dish of either a seasonala fish dish or a Mouraiton meat dish, and finally a brown rice risotto. Here you can enjoy a delicious and healthy lunch. There are several types of optional desserts as well. The restaurant is loved by local people, and before lunchtime, it offers light meals and drinks for brunch, while after lunch it operates as a cafe offering drinks and sweets.
The delicious taste will remain in your memory! Please enjoy high-quality milk sweets unique to the directly managed store of a ranch.
"Machimura Farm Milk Garden" is a directly managed store of a long-standing ranch, "Machimura Farm″, which has a more than 100 year lasting history. The log-house style shop, which was made by reusing a cowshed, is in the area of a massive ranch of 165 hectares. The scenery of the shop standing in the snow is as cute as a picture book. There is an eating area on the second floor. You can enjoy sweets while viewing the snowy world. The most popular menu is the soft serve ice cream made from raw milk, which is delivered directly from the milk plant in the site. The milk richness and refreshing aftertaste of the soft serve ice cream made from extremely fresh ingredients is so impressive that you can't forget it! Although there are several shops of Machimura Farm all over Japan, Milk Garden has limited items that you can only buy / experience there as it's a directly managed store. Don't miss out! Rich and flavorful "Special Cheesecake" and "Tiramisu For Takeout″, using high-quality ingredients unique to a farm, and "Mini Donut″, which is a small-sized assortment of popular donut flavors, can be good souvenirs. Please also try the warm menu limited to winter such as fondue made with cheese that they are proud of.
Three buildings that stand in a row on a massive site. The "gigantic complex bookstore" is beyond the level of an ordinary "bookstore".
The"gigantic complex bookstore"consists of three buildings of "Food", "Knowledge", and "Living" on the concept of "slow life in a rural city". 12 stores are in the food park, the"Food Building". There are a lot of famous restaurants where you can enjoy a variety of foods such as curry, tantan noodles, dim sum, and hamburgers as well as the Italian restaurant, "nodo", produced by Chef Hideki Horikawa, who is a leading person of Hokkaido's Italian cuisine. The"Knowledge Building", located in the center, has a massive amount of books. You can read almost all books before buying them while having coffee there as they apply to the "Book＆Café" style. There are power receptacles and free WiFi available in the work space on the 2nd floor. You can use the space for extensive purposes such as opening your laptop for working, or preparing theses / reports by utilizing many books in the bookstore. Books for kids and creative items are available in the"Living Building". The kid's book section has one of the largest space with a wide assortment of items in Hokkaido. There are shops such as "BørneLund", which sells imported toys useful for education of kids, a select shop of lighting and furniture, and a shop that sells outdoor goods and sportswear in the building. You don't get bored even if you spend all day in the theme park of books and living.
Limited wine and soft serve ice cream are popular at the Hokkaido winery.
The winery is the first winery in Iwamizawa. It's located in Hosui district, which has beautiful scenery and rich nature, The building with a red triangular roof was built using old materials. There are both a winery and a direct sales depot in the building. The scenery is coupled with the vineyard next to it, and it's like a rural town in southern France. The "RICCA" series using grape of own vineyard, the "Snow Genealogy" series of high-class brands, and wines limited to the shop are sold at the direct sales depot on the 1st floor. If you have questions about the characteristics of wine or how to choose wine, etc., please ask the staff, and they are more than happy to answer you! Since the brewery is in the same building, you can also tour around it while shopping. Art works inspired by the brewing process, etc. are displayed in the gallery on the 2nd floor of the building.When you get tired, you can also sit on a chair equipped, and take a break. Soft serve ice cream with homemade grape juice on it is very popular at the soft serve ice cream shop "Vieagrest", which is located next to the direct sales depot. You can select from two types of sauces - white grape sauce and red grape sauce. The soft serve ice cream is even tastier while viewing the vineyard of the winery! You should definitely try the sweet at least once! (Soft serve ice cream is on sale during a limited time.)
Enjoy fresh fish and fireside dishes with specially selected wine in a stylish restaurant where you can feel the warmth of wood.
This bar, which was opened as a “neo general public Izakaya” in Febyuary 2020, is a collaboration bar between “GAKU inc.”, which handles popular stores such as risotto specialty stores and night parfait specialty stores in Hokkaido, and the fishery intermediate wholesaler, “Ichiuroko Cooperative Fisheries”. Enjoy fresh seasonal fish and shellfish, which are judged by “fish selection craftsmen” who identify good quality fish in the fish market, with sashimi, fritto, meuniere, pasta and such. “Fish selection craftsman, Honma-mon Sashimi” is also fun to pair with the recommended high-quality sake selected by sake advisors. The dish particularly recommended is “Charcoal-Grilled Aqua Gozza” made by a chef who has trained in the Apulia region of southern Italy as a fusion of the Naples fishermen's dish, “Aqua Pazza” and “Robata (a fireside used for Japanese‐style barbecue, Robatayaki.)”. Every time you go, you will discover something new with the “Today's Fresh Fish” lineup, which varies from day to day, and the “Chef's Recommendation Course” chosen by an Italian chef.
Forget about time passing in a relaxing space, and have a delicious time.
A warehouse building, which has a good feel to it and was built on the site of the former Uminekoya. The building features its brick construction, and has been certified as a “historical building designated by Otaru City”. The design of the interior on the 1st floor is based on the deep sea, and there are plenty of store commitments such as Sapporo soft stone antiques and custom-made tiles. The light and shadow of the lighting make an atmosphere mysterious. The ingredients used for cooking in such an atmosphere are carefully selected local ingredients of Otaru and Hokkaido. “Hokkaido beef and various meats” baked by using Hokkaido's local birch firewood have a crispy surface and a juicy taste filled with the good flavor inside. One of the popular menus is pasta, which is made elaborately to make the most of the uniqueness of the ingredients. The commitment to food is the same at lunchtime with a lunch set that includes drinks and such. The kid's lunch is also appealing to families with children.
15 minutes by car from the airport.Delicious! Fun! You can enjoy your time with peace of mind in the comfortable space suitable for families
The first thing that surprises you is the richness of the food court. Gourmet foods that represent Hokkaido such as “Soup curry” and “Pork rice bowl” are certainly lined up. Even locals are enthusiastically into popular shops and restaurants such as "Milky Bell" that uses raw milk from “Hosozawa Farm” in the suburb of Chitose, and “Firewood kiln pizza studio Pizza Do” that uses local ingredients of Chitose thoroughly such as wheat, cheese, vegetables and meat for all of its menu. The ramen restaurant “Ezomen shinogonoiwazu”which was opened in 2019 is particularly recommended. The commitment and quality of its menu is beyond what we would expect from a roadside station food court. You can select from 3 types of soup, chicken, shrimps and oysters, and the side menu is also abundant. Going there just for this ramen is well worthy. Besides gourmet foods, there are also an interactive mapping where the image changes in response to motions, and a playground produced by the popular playground equipment brand, Bornelund. There are plenty of playground equipment outside to fully enjoy playing, so you won't get bored even if you stay for a long time. The souvenir section is also substantial. From summer to autumn, colorful, fresh vegetables are gathered at the farmers market from local farmers. “Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium”, which is located near Salmon Park Chitose is also recommended to visit. An artificial hatching and release project for salmon is being carried out in Chitose River which runs through the site. Salmon that have swum upstream are landed on "Indian Water Wheel” every autumn. It can reach 30,000 salmon a day when it's a lot.