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Pia Bandai

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An enjoyable experience

We spent about 3 hours at Pia Bandai. We went on a week day, so, it was really easy to find a... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
moumou199
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Hong Kong, China
Always enjoy walking in these seafood markets

We walked through here on our way to the sushi restaurant, but I always enjoy seeing things like... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
TariqD18
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Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata 950-0078, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 January 2019

Only about 10min drive from Nigata station and it was fun. There are main super market selling fruits and local goodies. Rice crackers we bought was amazingly good. They do not take credit cards (except for restaurants), make sure you'll bring cash with you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Miracosta
Reviewed 5 December 2018

We spent about 3 hours at Pia Bandai. We went on a week day, so, it was really easy to find a parking spot. We had coffee and sushi there. We walked around the wet market but did not buy anything. We got some small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank moumou199
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We walked through here on our way to the sushi restaurant, but I always enjoy seeing things like giant crabs and grilled oysters on display.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TariqD18
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Great little place to stop for barbecues fish or sushi or good coffee. I liked the vegetable market which sold fresh produce a lot. We stopped here for lunch on our bike ride.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Voyager6155
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This ia my kind of place. It comprises a fish market, a meat market, a vegetable market and a liquor market snd bakery. There are also many eateries and a large tent with chairs and tables. You can buy food from any of the markets...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chinkiatc2016
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The seafood market could have cooking and serving facilities as in Hokkaido. Tourists walk around looking at all the nice looking seafood and don't know how to enjoy them. Pitty! Such potential wasted! Ended up having food in a restaurant.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Deja C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Besides seafood, they were also selling other Niigata produce like rice, rice crackers, fruits and vegetables. The sashimi looked fresh and affordable. Not too crowded (much unlike those we visited in Hokkaido) so it was comfortable walking and browsing around. Outside the market areas were...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank NicWang
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I went twice, had kaisen-don(raw fish with rice) lunch at different places, disappointed twice. The price is cheap but i expected the better quality fish at fish market diners. I should've tried charcoal BBQ seafood or a lunch box from fish market shops. On their...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 979midiy
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Visited this place on the way to Benke Sushi shop. Was able to see large verities of live Fresh seafood and others sold in this market. Managed to buy some fruits there. Nice visit if you happen to go to the Sushi shop.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank guant2013
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had a great time visiting the fish market and produce market in Niigata! We were able to browse and shop and even ate some good food.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Elizabeth W
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