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Affordable Sushi restaurant near JR Sapporo station

No long queue but authentic Sushi with Hanamaru Sushi brand

A Sushi restaurant, Shiki Hanamaru is a good choice to try affordable Sushi near Sapporo Station. The name of “Hanamaru” may remind some of you a very popular Kaiten Sushi restaurant “Nemuro Hanamaru” which is always getting high reputation among traveler’s websites like TripAdvisor.
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2 great conveyor belt sushi restaurants Sapporo local people love

Most Hokkaido local people love seafood, therefore the quality of conveyor belt sushi in Hokkaido has been kept at very high level. Among the conveyor belt sushi restaurants in Hokkaido, those which located in Sapporo are especially facing fierce competition each other, which enables to offer much reasonable and tasty Sushi than other part of Japan.
Below two are the conveyor belt sushi restaurants Sapporo local people especially love.

Nemuro Hanamaru
As many tourists may know, a popular conveyor belt sushi restaurant, Nemuro Hanamaru has a branch store located in the shopping mall directly linked to Sapporo station. Its convenient location and good reputation about the taste of Sushi are always attracting a lot of people, both tourists and locals. Once you enter the restaurant, would feel the energetic mood like Japanese fish market. Nemuro Hanamaru offers not only delicious Sushi, but also such special atmosphere. Because many customers make long ques at lunch time in the weekend that usually let them wait more than one hour, it would be better to avoid coming at noon to 1:00 p.m. for those who dislike lining up.
Affiliated restaurant of Nemuro Hanamaru, Shiki Hanamaru is not a conveyor belt sushi restaurant but Sushi bar having counter seats like traditional Sushi bar and table seats, though the price range of Sushi is not far different from conveyor belt sushi restaurants. The cheapest is JPY 240 for one plate. The restaurant also serves other Japanese dishes in addition to Sushi and even Sake produced in Hokkaido.

Nagoyaka tei
Fresh fish as Sushi material and a lot of dishes other than Sushi by Nagoyaka tei always attract a lot of local people including kids. HQ of Nagoyaka tei is located in Kushiro city, east Hokkaido which has one of the famous ports in Japan, so You can exactly enjoy such fresh and big Sushi there.
One of the popular Sushi for Nagoyaka tei is “Kobore Ikura (こぼれイクラ)”. As the name of itself (Kobore means overflowed and Ikura means salmon roe), you can enjoy its taste and appearance. When it is served, there is an performance given from the restaurant sfaff to you 🙂 Nagoyaka tei’s major customer is local people and it doesn’t have branches in Sapproro city center. Hassamu branch, Fukuzumi branch, Shiroishi Hondori branch and Aeon Hassamu branch which are accessible by subway would be convenient for tourists.


The advantages of conveyor belt sushi restaurants in Hokkaido compared to other area of Japan are the freshness and price. Each restaurant’s average price would not more than JPY 2,000 for each lunch or dinner.


Nemuro Hanamaru
-JR Tower STELLAR PLACE Branch
Address: Nishi 2 Kita 5, Chuoh-ku, Sapporo, JR Tower STELLAR PLACE (Directly linked from JR Sapporo station)
Open: 11:00-23:00

Shiki Hanamaru
-Tokeidai (Clock Tower) Branch
Address: Sapporo Tokeidai Building 1F, 2-1, Kita 1, Chuoh-ku, Sapporo (Five minutes walking distance away from Odori station, subway Toho line, Tozai line and Nanboku line)
Open: 11:00-23:00

-Susukino Branch
Address: Sapporo M-SQUAEW 2F, 2-4, Nishi 2, Minami 4, Chuoh-ku, Sapporo (Two minutes walking distance away from Susukino station, subway Nanboku line)
Open: 11:00-23:00

-PASEO Branch
Address: PASEO WEST B1F, 1-7, Nishi 2, Kita 6, Kita-ku, Sapporo (Directly linked from JR Sapporo station)
Open:11:00-23:00

Official website of Nemuro Hanabamaru and Shiki Hanamaru

Nagoyaka Tei
-Hassamu branch
Address: 17-10, 9 Chome, Hassamu 6 Jo, Nishi Ku (Two minutes walking distance away from Miyanosawa station, subway Tozai line)
Open: 11:00-22:00

-Fukuzumi branch
Address: 1-45, Fukuzumi 3 Jo, Toyohira Ku, Sapporo (Ten minutes walking distance away from Fukuzumi station, subway Toho line)
Open: 11:00-22:00

-Shiroishi Hondori branch
Address: Minami 3-11, Hondori 6 Chome, Shiroishi Ku, Sapporo (Eleven minutes walking distance away from Nango Nana Chome station, subway Tozai line)
Open: 11:00-22:00

-AEON Hassamu branch
Address: 1F AEON Mall Sapporo Hassamu, 1-1, 12 Chome, Hassamu 8 Jo, Nishi Ku, Sapporo (Ten minutes walking distance away from JR Hassamu station)
Open: 11:00-22:00

Official website of Nagoyaka Tei *In Japanese