10 Best Restaurants In Furano, Hokkaido

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Located in central Hokkaido and known for its picturesque lavender fields in the summer months, Furano is often on the top of the list to visit when tourists come to Hokkaido. While visiting lavender fields and skiing may be the popular activities in Furano, it also has a number of restaurants and local eateries that have kept the bellies of tourists more than happy. As with Japanese cuisine and its focus on ingredients, many of their restaurants use locally sourced ingredients, ensuring freshness and promoting local Furano specialties. We recommend the best restaurants in Furano, Hokkaido for you to fuel up and recharge as you explore.

1. Suzuki Fukutaro


Indulge in warm Japanese hospitality on a cold winter day over charcoal-grilled local ingredients, from seafood to meat and vegetables at Suzuki Fukutaro. With an extensive menu from a la carte dishes to sushi sets for groups to drinks, you will be spoilt for choice in enjoying the freshest ingredients in Hokkaido at this restaurant.

Suzuki Fukutaro

Address: 〒071-0552 4-69-77 Miyamachi, Kamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido

Website: Suzuki Fukutaro

Opening hours: 5pm - 12am (daily)

2. Kumagera


Operating since 1980, Kumagera is named after the bird of Furano - the black woodpecker. Elements of its decor also pays tribute to the history of Furano’s development. Stones of varying sizes found in the restaurant and on its walls are stones which were collected from fields in Furano. These are significant because they were a hindrance during construction in the early days. Today, the restaurant continues to serve fine Furano cuisine, from raw beef sashimi on rice to Nabe hotpot to Hokkaido Taraba crab for tourists and locals alike to enjoy.

Kumagera

Address:3-22 Hinodemachi, Furano, Hokkaido

Website: Kumagera

Opening hours: Thu - Tue: 11:30am - 10:30pm (closed on Wed)

3. Oshokuji to Goenkai no Mise Kumagera


As one of the first restaurants to introduce Yezo venison more than 34 years ago, Oshokuji to Goenkai no Mise Kumagera’s signature Bandit’s Hot Pot is a unique combination of various meats including the indigenous Yezo venison, duck, and chicken, cooked together with locally cultivated greens and seasoned with miso. Seasonally available are raw deer organ dishes–if you are feeling adventurous. The owners see many tourists passing through and are also eager to share more about Furano!

Oshokuji to Goenkai no Mise Kumagera

Address: 3-22 Hinodemachi, Furano, Hokkaido

Opening hours: Thu - Tue: 11:30am - 11pm (closed on Wed)

4. Furano Wine House


Overlooking lavender fields and set against the Tokachi mountain range, Furano Wine House offers guests a beautiful scenery to appreciate while enjoying some cheese fondue from a local cheese factory just down the road and wine. Wine also comes from Furano’s local winery so you can be assured of its quality and learn more about the source. Other than their famed cheese fondues, the restaurant also serves other Western fare from sausages to pizzas and pastas for a more substantial meal.

Furano Wine House

Address: Shimizuyama, Furano 076-0048, Hokkaido

Website: Furano Wine House

Opening hours: Wed - Mon: 11am - 9pm (closed on Tue)

5. Sumiyaki Club YAMADORI


Specialising in beef and pork, Sumiyaki Club YAMADORI is proud to be serving meats from local farms. Their Furano Japanese Black from Taniguchi Farm is well-marbled and delicious when grilled while their pork from the Kamifura Farms is specially marinated with salt and water to draw out the flavour fully. Enjoy these grilled with a coal-less roaster and leave with only warm memories of the meal you indulged in.

Sumiyaki Club YAMADORI

Address: 4-22 Asahimachi, Furano, Hokkaido

Website: Sumiyaki Club YAMADORI

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

6. Fukuzushi


Here at Fukuzushi, the bigger the better! Known for their jumbo-sized sushi, Fukuzushi allows their dinners to request a rice portion upsize if they are feeling extra hungry that day at no extra cost. This means, though, that the protein of the sushi still remains the same portion. Other than sushi, they also serve rice bowls, including oyakodon (chicken), unadon (eel), and chirashi. After your main course, order some green tea ice cream or shiratama zenzai (sweet red bean soup with mochi) to round up your meal!

Fukuzushi

Address:1-24 Asahimachi, Furano, Hokkaido, Japan 076-0026

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 11am - 9pm (closed on Mon)

7. Sennari Shabu Shabu


Get ready for meat galore at Sennari Shabu Shabu. Meat lovers must not miss this hot pot restaurant which offers thinly sliced meat, fresh vegetables, and savory broth all at decent prices. A popular spot especially during the winter months or on rainy days and just a couple of minutes’ walk away from the JR station, a generous portion of pork is only JYP 1000 (USD 9) while the beef is JYP 1600 (USD 14.50)–served with vegetables and other ingredients such as tofu and noodles.

Sennari Shabu Shabu

Address: 1-19 Asahimachi, Furano 076-0026, Hokkaido

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 5pm - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 4pm - 10pm

8. Yuiga Doxon


The concept of Yuiga Doxon aims to bring together the nature, food, and curry in a harmonious setting. Enjoy delicious curry poured over a fluffy omelet with a bed of rice under in a rustic and cosy setting, with the restaurant looking more like an old treehouse. Omukare, omelette rice, and curry pairing is a Furano speciality and Yuiga Doxon elevates this dish with their own curry, said to be made with 29 spices, complementing whatever protein you choose perfectly. Whether you choose their homemade sausage curry or venison curry, you will be sure to want more!

Yuiga Doxon

Address:11-8 Hinodemachi, Furano 076-0025, Hokkaido

Website: Yuiga Doxon

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 11am - 9pm (closed on Mon)

9. Saigen


What would a trip to Japan be without some ramen? Saigen has established themselves in the Furano area with their miso ramen with Hokkaido seafood soup base, simmered for two days until it is richly flavoured, and finally topped off with shrimp. They also serve spicy ramen with their specialty chili sauce–spicy enough to make you break out in a sweat–and if it is still not spicy enough, they can make it extra spicy as an additional cost. Other side dishes include barbecued oyster and garlic, scallops and butter, and pan-fried dumplings.

Saigen

Address: 6-20 Hinodemachi Furano Hokkaido

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 12am; Sun: 11:30am - 8pm

10. Masaya


Cooking is an art–and a performance. Be entertained by chefs cooking up a storm over the counter at Masaya and serving up flaming ribs and okonomiyaki and savory Japanese pancakes options. Diners love this restaurant not only for its delicious food but also for friendly staff and welcoming ambiance. We recommend you make a reservation before arriving and ask for a counter seat at the same time so you can catch the chef at work flaming your steak or pork chops while you have some small talk.

Masaya

Address:11-15 Hinodemachi, Furano 076-0025, Hokkaido

Website: Masaya

Opening hours: Fri - Wed: 11:30am - 1:30pm, 6pm - 8:30pm (closed on Thu)

Eat your way through Furano

Best Restaurants In Furano, Hokkaido
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From hotpots to sushi to barbecues, Furano has shown the variety of Japanese cuisine waiting for you to enjoy. As you plan your trip to Hokkaido, remember to come through Furano to have a taste of local specialties and ingredients!

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