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Explore And Savour Delicious Food In New Chitose Airport, Hokkaido - Updated 2019

Explore And Savour Delicious Food In New Chitose Airport, Hokkaido - Updated 2019
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If you are planning to visit Japan’s north-most prefecture, Hokkaido, New Chitose Airport is the airport you would probably access. It is the main airport of Hokkaido which serves both local and international airlines. Your time in New Chitose Airport need not be boring hours of plain waiting, as New Chitose Airport is filled with great food to keep you busy.

Walk into Drive-In Ito

Drive-In Ito, like its name suggests, is a shop that you can usually access only by driving in. Originated in Tokachi (Hokkaido), Drive-In Ito is a Tondon - pork cutlet Donburi - store. Donburi is a type of Japanese dish where ingredients, in this case pork cutlet, is served on rice in a bowl. The shop gained so much popularity that you can now enjoy it in New Chitose Airport.

Drive-In Ito is most famous for its fantastic original sauce. Crispy pork cutlet is topped with a soy-sauce based sauce which has a slight tinge of sweetness. It is recommended that you try the special mayonnaise Tondon, where plenty of cabbage, rice and pork cutlet fill the bowl, topped with original mayonnaise.

ドライブインいとう Drive-In Ito

Access info: New Chitose Airport Terminal Building 3F

Opening hours: 10 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-4200

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Chocolate bun from Royce’ Chocolate World!

From fresh cream chocolate to chocolate potato chips, Royce’ Chocolate World is a fun-filled chocolate factory bound to spark your love for chocolates. Royce’ Chocolate World has a Bakery where you can enjoy original recipes such as the chocolate cream croissant and chocolate pie, blending freshly baked bread with marvellous Royce’ chocolate.

There is also a chocolate museum that can be accessed free of charge where you will get to learn the story behind today’s delicious treat. Stocked with plenty of exclusive gifts, Royce’ Chocolate World cannot be missed when you are in New Chitose Airport.

Royce’ Chocolate World

Access info: Connecting Path 3F New Chitose Airport

Opening hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 120-612-453

Official URL

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Great Jingisukan from Matsuo Jingisukan - New Chitose Airport Food Court

Jingisukan is one of those food that you should definitely try when in Hokkaido. There are various locations in Hokkaido to enjoy them, such as the Sapporo Beer Garden. With limited vacation time, however, you may not have the opportunity to try them out when travelling. Matsuo Jingisukan - New Chitose Airport Food Court is the perfect place to remedy such a situation.

Located at the Food Court area in New Chitose Airport, the thick roasted steak from Matsuo Jingisukan is soft and fragrant. There are also original menu items such as Jingisukan on a stick and Jingisukan Donburi, so make sure you try this store out!

松尾ジンギスカン・フードコート店 Matsuo Jingisukan - New Chitose Airport Food Court

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 3F

Opening hours: 10:30 am - 8:30 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-2989

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Pork cutlet from Asahikawa Isen

Asahikawa Isen is a Tonkatsu (pork cutlet) store which opened in Tokyo in 1972 and is now a popular shop around Japan. Also famous in Asahikawa (Hokkaido), the great Tonkatsu store can be enjoyed at New Chitose Airport’s food court area.

Asahikawa Isen serves pork cutlet based on the catchphrase “soft Tonkatsu that can be cut with chopsticks”. The thick yet soft cutlets are coated with extremely crispy skin. Together with their original sauce and cabbage, the Tonkatsu from Asahikawa Isen will get you asking for more.

あさひ川井泉 Asahikawa Isen

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 3F

Opening hours: 10:30 am - 8:30 pm

Contact: +81 123-25-3171

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Exclusive ramen at Ganso Chitose Ramen

Ganso Chitose Ramen is a ramen store located at the Food Court area. Various types of ramen can be enjoyed there and it is recommended that you try the “Ganso Chitose Ramen” dish.

It comes with original miso soup and is filled with char siu (roasted pork meat), corn and a huge snow crab claw - luxury that matches up to the standards of seafood restaurants.

元祖ちとせラーメン Chitose Ramen

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 3F

Opening hours: 10:30 am - 8:30 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-5620

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Great ice cream from Snow Brand

Yukijirushi (Snow Brand) is a famous ice cream brand in Hokkaido and has branches all around the prefecture, including the famous Sapporo Television Tower.

Snow Brand Parlor Food Court Branch is located in the Food Court area and has a recipe you cannot enjoy elsewhere. The exclusive soft cream is made from fresh local milk and is made in New Chitose Airport. It is also recommended that you try the Cheese Ice Cream shown in the photo where exclusive ice cream and cheese cake are served together with fruits jam.

雪印パーラー・フードコート店 Snow Brand Parlor Food Court Branch

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 3F

Opening hours: 10 am - 8:30 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-2008

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Famous cornbread in New Chitose Airport: Biei Senka

Biei Senka is a gift shop which is most famous for their Biei Corn Bun. It is produced in collaboration together with the renowned bakery from Shibuya, Viron.

The Biei Corn Bun is sold only in a box of 5 and because of popular demand, each person is limited to a purchase of 2 boxes. About 40 boxes are sold at any one time and they sell out almost immediately. You will be provided with a coupon if they are out of stock and can collect them afterwards when new batches are baked. The first timing is at 8 am (when the shop opens) and usually ends around 3 pm to 4 pm.

Soft bread is filled with sweet and juicy corn, and is delicious even after you keep it for a day. Biei Senka is also known for the legendary “beans bread”, where 5 types of beans are filled in bread. Only about 30 boxes are made each day, which sell out almost immediately once the shop opens, so for those who want to aim for that, be prepared to wake up early.

美瑛選果 Biei Senka

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 2F

Opening hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-3300

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Caramel? Popcorn? Soft Cream? Why not have them together?

Hanataba Bokujo is a confectionary store that sells various sweets based on home-made cheese. The main branch is located at Tokachi (Hokkaido) and several others are found around Hokkaido.

At New Chitose Airport, you can enjoy the Caramel Popcorn Soft Cream, where fresh popcorn and hot caramel sauce are poured on soft cream with a choice of either vanilla, caramel or mixed.

花畑牧場 Hanataba Bokujo

Access info: New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal 2F

Opening hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 120-929-187

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Exclusive parfait from White Cosy

White Cosy is a famous sweets shop in Hokkaido and their wonderful treats can now be enjoyed at New Chitose Airport. At White Cosy New Chitose Airport branch, you can enjoy the exclusive “Sora Parfait”, which means Sky Parfait in tribute to the airport.

Soft Cream made from Tokachi milk is topped with Kinako (toasted soy bean powder). Following that, black beans and boiled beans are placed by the side, and completed with biscuit.

ホワイトコージ White Cosy

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 2F

Opening hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Fixed holiday: No fixed holiday

Contact: +81 123-46-2188

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Amazing cheesecake ice cream from LeTAO

LeTAO is one of the most famous confectionary brands that represent Hokkaido’s popular tourist spot, Otaru. The New Chitose Airport branch not only has various LeTAO menus, but also the Maple Sundae.

The Maple Sundae comes with cheese cake, biscuit and soft cream which create a fantastic harmony of sweetness.

ルタオ LeTAO

Address: 987 New Chitose Airport Terminal Building 2F, Mimi, Chitose City, Hokkaido, Japan

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 2F

Opening hours: (Shop) 8 am - 8 pm, (Café) 9 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-2250

Official URL available only in Japanese

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The greatest pie in New Chitose Airport

Gift shops are one of the best places in airports to look for collaboration products with famous local brands. At Sky Shop Ogasawara, the gift shop in New Chitose Airport, you can enjoy an exclusive product made by the famous Hokkaido sweets brand Rokkatei, the Sakusaku Chitosehatsu. It is a crispy pie sandwiching a white-chocolate coated cheese cream - a unique and fantastic taste you cannot enjoy elsewhere.

スカイショップ小笠原 Sky Shop Ogasawara

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 2F

Opening hours: 7 am - 8:30 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-2021

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Splendid Gelato from Milkissimo

Milkissimo is a gelato shop with its main branch in Hakodate, Hokkaido. A wide variety of gelato is available at Milkissimo and, as its name suggests, all the ice cream are made from high-quality milk which is locally produced in Hakodate. Fruits and vegetables featured in the gelato are also all locally produced, using the best picks from the season.

Milkissimo

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 2F

Opening hours: 9 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 123-45-7177

Official URL

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Marvellous soup from Hokkaido Soup Stand

Hokkaido Soup Stand is a shop open from as early as 7 am and it is a great choice for breakfast. At this shop, you can enjoy various types of soup made from fresh Hokkaido-produced ingredients. The soup set comes with delightful bread and is a fantastic way to start a day. There are also sweets such as ice cream available.

Hokkaido Soup Stand

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 2F

Opening hours: 7 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-2102

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Looking for Japanese cuisine in New Chitose Airport?

Sashimi Sake no Marukame is a store that specialises in Sake (salmon fish) and was opened in 1935. The shop is most famous for the onigiri - Japanese rice balls - which is made with a simple recipe of just rice and salmon. Yet, the taste you can enjoy here is unlike any other onigiri. It is a recipe that has been delighting customers for over 80 years and you surely will be one of them too.

鮭乃丸亀 Sake no Marugame

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 2F

Opening hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 123-46-2700

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Freshly made potato chips from Calbee Plus

Calbee is perhaps one of the most famous snacks brand in the world. Located in New Chitose Airport is the antenna shop Calbee Plus. There, you can enjoy freshly made Calbee products such as the Poteriko potato chips. How often can you actually try fresh potato chips?

There are plenty of other snacks, including those exclusive to New Chitose Airport, which are perfect as souvenirs. Calbee Plus also has a potato chip factory that you can visit with reservation, so do check it out if you have time to spare!

カルビープラス Calbee Plus

Access info: Domestic Terminal Building 2F

Opening hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Contact: +81 123-45-6055

Official URL available only in Japanese

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Loads to explore in New Chitose Airport

With so many choices, it is possible to spend an afternoon just exploring around the airport. Make sure you check these stores out and be careful not to miss your flight!

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