December 2, 2017
The 10 Best Ramen Shops You Must Eat in Sapporo, Hokkaido
Soy source from Asahikawa, salt from Hakodate and Miso from Sapporo are three biggest Ramen in Hokkaido. Sapporo ramen has long history as local food, and lots of Japanese people think Sapporo=miso. But these days, there are lots of places that make new soup. So today, we would like to introduce from typical ramen to new ramen in Sapporo.
1. Sapporo Junren
Junren is said they started nowadays’ Sapporo miso ramen. It opened in 1964. It used to be light soup for Sapporo miso ramen but they used spice and garlic and made the soup heavy and it got popular.
They make soup with pan after they get order and it is seacret how to make the soup. The taste of heavy miso became popular not only in Sapporo but all over Japan. Please try it once!
Name: Sapporo Junren
Address: 17-1-41 Hiragishinijyo, Toyohira, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access: 5 minutes from Sumikawa station by foot
Map: Map to Sapporo Junren
2. Shirakaba sansou
Shirakaba sansou was opened in 1997 but already famous. They serve miso ramen of course. They use white miso, oyster source, and garlic, so it makes soup strong but not greasy.
You can get boiled egg for free, so we suggest you to put it in ramen. If you want to eat real Sapporo miso ramen, this is the place to go!
Name: Shirakaba sansou Makomanai honten
Address: 3-1-40, Makomanai kashiwaoka, Minami, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access: 12 minutes from Makomanai station by foot
Map: Map to Shirakaba sansou Makomanai honten
Keyaki is located at downtown Susukino and always have waiting line. They have only counter seats. We suggest miso ramen. They mixed 3 kinds of miso and they make soup after they get order.
The vegetables like cabbage would make you full. The noodle matches to the soup. It is also good to eat after you drink. Please try!
Name: Nitorino Keyaki Susukino honten
Address: Mutsumi building 1st floor, 3 nishi, Minami rokujyo, Chuo, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access: 5 minutes from Susukino station by foot
Map: Map to Nitorino Keyaki Susukino honten
4. Ramen Tetsuya
Ramen Tetsuya got popular as strong miso ramen. When it opened in 1997, strong miso ramen was rare in Sapporo. Miso ramen is famous in Sapporo but our suggestion is soy source ramen.
It looks greasy that they boiled the soup for 12 hours but if you drink it, it is not heavy and makes you want drink it all. They use flour that is left for a few days to make noodle. If you come to Sapporo, please visit!
Name: Ramen Tetsuya Minaminanajyo honten
Address: 12-2-19 Minaminanajyo nishi, Chuo, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access: 10 minutes from Nishi 11 chome station by foot
Map: Map to Ramen Tetsuya Minaminanajyo honten
5. Menya Saimi
Saimi is the most popular ramen place in Sapporo now. The owner who was trained at famous restaurant made original miso soup and people in Sapporo liked it.
They use pork bone for base soup and add dried fish and vegetables. Ginger covers the top so you melt them when you eat. Please visit this popular place!
Name: Menya Saimi
Address: 5-3-3 Misono jyujyo, Toyohira, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Time: 11:00~15:15/ 17:00~19:30
Close: Monday, 2 times a month randomly
Access: 4 minutes from Misono station by foot
Map: Map to Menya Saimi
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Nanabe is a place that was introduced on Big Gourmand on Michelin Hokkaido. Our suggestion is their soup that is left for over 10 hours. You can taste it better with eating simply salt.
They make noodle every morning at restaurant. It is always crowded but if you go when it opens, it would be easier to get table. Please try!
Name: Menya nanabe
Address: 4-3-21 Kawashimo sanjyo, Shiraishi, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access: 15 minutes from Heiwa station
Map: Map to Menya nanabe
7. Ebisoba Ichigen
Shrimp ramen became popular after miso ramen. Ebisoba Ichigen is the most popular place for shrimp ramen. They make soup from lots of shrimp and mix with pork bone soup.
There are three flavors, miso, soy sauce, and salt. You can choose noodle thin or thick. They use shrimp powder that is made from shrimp shell as topping. Please try shrimp ramen in Sapporo!
Name: Ebisoba Ichigen
Address: 9-1024-10 Minaminanajyonishi, Chuo, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access: 15 minutes from Nakajima koen station by foot
Map: Map to Ebisoba Ichigen
8. Spice & Ramen daidai orange
Soup curry is one of famous food in Hokkaido. “Daidai orange” made ramen based on soup curry. They use pork bone soup as base and mix lots of spices, that match their noodle.
You can have fried Gyoza as topping. You can order rice too, so you can eat soup curry until the end. This is a good place to go for people who want to enjoy soup curry and ramen!
Name: Spice & Ramen daidai orange
Address: Ground mantion 1st floor, Higashinaehorokujyo, Higashi, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access: 1 minute from Higashinaehorokujyo sanchome bus stop by foot
Map: Map to Spice & Ramen daidai orange
9. Menbeya Tsunatori monogatari
Tsunatori monogatari is famous for strong ramen that has strong spice in it. Tsunatori miso ramen is what based on pork bone soup and mixed garlic, white miso and some Chinese spices that makes it stronger than normal miso ramen.
They also have ethnic soup, tomato ramen which is limited time, and shrimp ramen too. If you like hot, this is the place to go!
Name: Menbeya Tsunatori monogatari Shinei ten
Address: 3-2-5 SHiei yonjyo, Kiyota, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Time: 11:00~21:00 (until soup is sold out)
Access: soon from Utsukushigaoka sanjyo nichome of Hokkaido chuo bus
Map: Map to Menbeya Tsunatori monogatari Shinei ten
10. Hokkaido ramen dojo
There are more than 300 ramen places in Sapporo. If you are not sure where to go, please visit this place. Ramen dojo is located at Shin chitose airport.
There are 10 ramen places there and you can eat all three soup, miso, soy sauce and salt. They also have Ebisoba Ichigen and Ramen Sora. If you feel you want to eat ramen at the end of your trip, please visit!
Name: Hokkaido Ramen dojo
Address: 1292-33 Mibi, Chitose, Hokkaido
Map: Map to Hokkaido Ramen dojo
Let’s eat good ramen in Sapporo!
We introduced lots of kind of ramen today. Did you learn about culture of Sapporo Ramen? If you come to Sapporo, Please walk around to find one you like. You might find one!