For lunch or dinner in Hakuba, Nagano, visit this private teppanyaki restaurant called Sarugaku. The teppanyaki room can only hold up to 6 people, hence their priority on those with reservations. If you are looking for a fun dinner then Sarugaku is the best choice. Enjoy the high quality Japanese-style fresh beef and fried rice risotto prepared by the expert chef at your table. Also read: It’s time to meet Nagano, Japan Preparing teppanyaki for guests Appetizer (sweet potato, tuna, prawn and peach) Main Dish: Pork Teppanyaki Contact Details: GO! NAGANO (Nagano Prefecture Official Tourism Guide) www.go-nagano.net Sarugaku Restaurant 3020-957 Hokujo, Hakuba Village, Nagano *This story first appeared in Philippine Primer magazine April […]
Located in the mountains of Nagano is a famous restaurant known for its handmade Soba noodles. On the way to Norikura Kogen, stop by at Gurinderu Restaurant to have lunch. Here, try the famous dishes of Nagano – soba noodles! Gurinderu is only open 4 hours a day and they only make limited amounts of their handmade noodles. Try their Kamo Nanban (¥1480), a buckwheat hot noodle served with duck meat. Another must-try is the Zaru Soba, a cold noodle served with homemade dipping sauce. Kamo Nanban at Gurinderu Restaurant Zaru Soba (buckwheat cold noodle served in bamboo tray with dipping sauce) Details: GO! NAGANO (Nagano Prefecture Official Tourism Guide) […]
On the same floor as the observation deck is a restaurant with a 180-degree view of Hakodate. Genova serves Japanese and international cuisine perfect for tourists who would like to have both options. One of the must-try dishes is the Japanese Fused Spaghetti with Salted Cod Roe and Gagome Kelp. With the spectacular night view of Mt. Hakodate and delicious food, Genova is a great romantic place for a couple’s night out. First appeared in Philippine Primer Magazine January 2017 issue – “Welcome to Hakodate: A Complete Guide to Hakodate, Japan”.
Live Squid Sashimi (¥1,980) You cannot go to Japan and not try their izakaya, a typical Japanese tavern. During a windy and chilly night in Hakodate, Gyosanko is the place to be to get some grub. This izakaya is just a stone throw away from Hakodate Station. Try their Sashimi Platter that is good for 3-4 persons (¥3,500) and Live Squid Sashimi (¥1,980). Pair these up with a bottle of Asahi beer for ¥500 to ¥580. Most of the taverns close late, so you don’t need to hurry to have dinner. Sashimi Platter (¥3,500) Asahi Beer (¥500-¥580) Traditional inerior. Drink while sitting on tatami mats or drink at the bar. […]