July 13, 2017
The 10 Best Places to Eat in Asahikawa, Hokkaido
Asahikawa is the second largest city in Hokkaido and it is one of the most popular sightseeing cities in Japan. It’s famous for having a wide variety food. Let’s take a look at the 10 most popular local foods!
1． Genghis Khan Daikokuya
If you want to eat best lamb in Hokkaido you should come here. They always have a long line but that just means that the taste is awesome!
They serve three different cuts of lamb and it’s always fresh – never frozen. Each cut has different seasonings to match the flavor.
Name: Genghis Khan Daikokuya
Address: 4-7 Asahikawa-shi Hokkaido
Map: Map to Genghis Khan Daikokuya
2． Asahikawa Ramen Aoba Honten
Asahikawa soy sauce ramen is one of the three best ramen in Hokkaido. Normally this broth made from pork bone, chicken stock and fish broth but they added their original twist to include seaweed, more fish and vegetables. Their secret recipe hasn’t changed for 70 years.
Name: Asahikawa Ramen Aoba Honten
Address: 8tyoumenizyou Bld.meitengai, 2-jodori, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido,
Time: 9:30~14:00 / 15:00~19:50
Map: Map to Asahikawa Ramen Aoba Honten
3． Okushiba shouten Asahikawa-tei
You can choose two types of curry soup: shrimp or chicken. Then you can pick your toppings (pork, vegetables, chicken etc… ). Also you can choose the spice level. Enjoy your own special curry soup!
Name: Okushiba shouten Asahikawa-tei
Address: 13-2146-14, Asahimachi1-jo, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Time: 11:00〜16:00 / 17:00〜22:00
Map: Map to Okushiba shouten Asahikawa-tei
4． Izakaya Tenkin
If you want to eat good seafood then you should come here! On top of delicious seafood, they also serve the local food of Hokkaido. It’s a Japanese pub so of course they have a wide range of sake from local to cross country. You can experience authentic Japanese drinking!
Name: Izakaya Tenkin
Address: 7migi8, 4-jodori, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Map: Map to Izakaya Tenkin
They serve a lot dishes like curry rice, deep fried pork fillet (tonkatsu), omelette rice, etc… The highest recommended dish is the deep fried crab ball. The cream-based sauce will leave you satisfied.
Address: 8tyoumehidari2, 5-jodori, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Map: Map to Jiyuken
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This restaurant really cares about its ingredients. They serve juicy Salisbury steak made from beef that grew up wide, open fields in Hokkaido, pizza made from freshly made cheese and delicious Angus steak. All of these Hokkaido-style meals are best eaten here at ESPERIO.
Address: 240-8,Higashiasahikawacho Kamiheison, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Map: Map to ESPERIO
7． Okada Kousetsutei
You should come here not only for delicious soba but because of the elegant design of the restaurant. When you step in, you will be surprised by the really high ceiling, gorgeous chandelier and beautiful stained glass. The house was built in 1933 and opened as a restaurant in 2012. It’s well known to the locals!
Name: Okada Kousetsutei
Address: 16, 5-jodori, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Time: 11:30～15:00 / 17:30～21:30
Map: Map to Okada Kousetsutei
8． Yakitori Senmon Ginneko
Yakitori is chicken, pork, or vegetables put on skewers and cooked over charcoal, then seasoned with a sweet and savory sauce or with salt. This restaurant has not changed their original sauce since they opened 63 years ago. Come here to try some traditional yakitori. You wont regret it!
Name: Yakitori Senmon Ginneko
Address: 7-5.7syouzifurari-to, 5-jodori, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Map: Map to Yakitori Senmon Ginneko
9． Softcream no Kura
They serve pure ice cream that is made from famous milk. This ice cream shop is run by a local farmer. The texture is not too soft but still creamy. Eating this delicious ice cream outside of the restaurant will make you more relaxed because of the view and you’ll have an enjoyable time!
Name: Softcream no Kura
Address: 278-2, Kamuicho Tomisawa, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Map: Map to Softcream no Kura
10． Coffee tei Tirol
They opened in 1939 and have been making coffee by extracting beans themselves. This is the reason the coffee has a deep taste and aroma. It’s highly recommended that you enjoy the delicious coffee with a pancake topped with banana, honey butter, whipped cream, and maple syrup.
Name: Coffee tei Tirol
Address: 8-hidari7, 3-jodori, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido
Map: Map to Coffee tei Tirol
Let’s Enjoy Local Foods in Asahikawa!
Did you find your favorite restaurant? Asahikawa, in middle of Hokkaido, has lots of nature spots and delicious restaurants. When you come here, try eating a bunch of food then find your favorite!