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Hanamaru

#78 of 8,462 Restaurants in Sapporo
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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14 Nishi, Minami-25jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0925, Hokkaido
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+81 11-512-8003
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

There are two queues. One to take number, and another to wait for your number to be called. The ticketing machine is in Japanese, do ask for help. We waited for an hour. Was it worth it? Well, yes and no. Yes, because it's fresh sushi and service was good; no because we can get fresh sushi anywhere else in... More 

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Thank kinzan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I've waited 2 hours and it was finally our turn and I was having high expectations since everyone was talking about but it's just normal sushi and slightly fresher . Might as well just go to the market and have sushi there

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1 Thank amandayoong
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Their environment is good and the staff's was very friendly. i recommended the this restaurent if you want to test the best.

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Singapore, Singapore
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Their is an automated queing system. Get a ticket at the door. The machine is in Japanese so you may need to ask for help. (they also call the numbers in Japanese, but the machine will show which number they are on if you are unable to follow)The restaurant opens at 11am and will seat up to around no 32... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

One would be expected to wait for approximately 30~45 mins during the peak (meal time) hours. It can be easily found on the 6th floor of Stellar Place, which is right on top of Sapporo Station. Please remember to take a queue number at the front of the restaurant instead of going directly to 'join the visible queue' right in... More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Another very busy restaurant in Sapporo, count around ~40mins of waiting time (there is a ticket based system that allows you to shop around while you wait however). Once inside its a good sushi place, with the option to order anything that is not on the conveying belt. The food felt pretty good but am not much of a sushi... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Food and service is very good. If you do not see what you like, just mention it to one of the chefs or staff and they will make it for you if available. Salmon sushi is excellent.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

There's a wide selection of sushi and they are very fresh. Recommend to sit by the window to see the view of clock tower. The taste is so so comparing to other place in hokkaido. However the service was good here.

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131 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

fresh,amezing selection,and the price with 123 yen/1 $ is a joke. best shushi ever.not one restaurant like this in the west or east cosat or in between. we chose some salmon toro ,and mackrel shushi from the belt and the rest scalopes,unagi,flyfish row,salmon row from the person inside. love the action and the japanise welcome calls. mostly locals ....no gaijin... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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775 reviews
465 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

Firstly the sushi is very good and quality comparable to top notch North American sushi restaurants. This conveyor belt/kaiten sushi is an interesting experience where you take what you want from the conveyor belt. Other items can be ordered as well. This place is constantly busy, so be prepared for a wait. Value is quite good, especially compared to north... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Nishi, Minami-25jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0925, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Sapporo
  • Phone Number: +81 11-512-8003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?