Best Restaurants, Cafes & Bars - Hakuba
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Restaurants / Apres

Bars

  • Blizzard

    Blizzard is one of the most versatile venues in all of Hakuba, serving delicious breakfast and coffee beginning at 7AM, a great lunch menu, and authentic Italian wood-oven pizza into the evening. After the kitchen closes this two story venue becomes a hub of nightlife in Hakuba with live music and dancing the norm. Conveniently located across the street from the Happo Gondola, Blizzard is a must visit while in town.

  • The Beach Bar

    Wadano 0261-72-5400

    Located in the heart of Wadano Area, The Beach Bar offers a variety of tropical drinks, food and entertainment including live music and DJ’s to keep the party going.

  • Mocking Bird

    Echoland 0261-85-2450

    Mocking bird is a unique and exciting bar in the heart of Echoland with a great selection of drinks and food.

  • Cherry Pub

    Echoland +81 261-72-2343 Pub

    Cherry Pub in Echoland is the best place in Hakuba to fill up after a long day on the slopes. Get stuck into a big schnitty, try the sumptuous BBQ pork ribs, or get those hands dirty on some delicious buffalo wings.  With an indoor fireplace and a large selection of whiskeys Cherry Pub is the place to while the winter night away.

  • Master Braster

    Echoland +81 261-72-2679

    Master Braster is an upbeat Reggae bar with a dance floor to move on and a great selection of beers.

  • Jack's Sports Bar

    Happo Village +81 261-72-5070

    The famed Jack’s Bar has garnered a reputation over the years for being one of the best bars in Hakuba. With it’s mix of live sports, live music and friendly atmosphere you’ll find yourself quickly at home enjoying après amongst friends while revelling in the stories from a big say on the slopes.

    With a wood fireplace and comfortable couches you can relax and watch the snowfall outside, or enjoy banter amongst friends at a high table and stools; whatever the occasion Jack’s in the place come together and enjoy the nightlife of Hakuba for a drink and a yarn or two.

    Jack’s Bar is located in the heart of Happo Village – the most happening part of Hakuba – next to the wonderful Sharaku Restaurant. We combine exciting world-wide sports action on large HD screens and mouth-watering fare with a gourmet twist. Jack’s is also proud to host Hakuba’s finest DJ – spinning discs at regular events – as well as fun events such as trivia through-out the winter season.

  • The Rabbit Hole

    Wadano +81 261 85 0808

    Some of the best burgers in town accompanied by an excellent selection of beer, wine and spirits on hand.

Restaurants

  • Bernd's Keller (Marillen Hotel)

    The Bernd’s Keller Story

    Bernd’s Keller, Hakuba’s only authentic European Alpine restaurant, is run and operated by Bernd and Naoko who have been promoting German food and culture in Japan for over 25 years. They first began in the early 90’s where they opened Bernd’s Kitchen in the Trendy Roppongi area of Tokyo. The restaurant today is still among the most popular German restaurants in Tokyo. They also started the first, and today’s largest, October Festival in Tokyo located in the beautiful Hibiya Park.

  • Blizzard

    Blizzard is one of the most versatile venues in all of Hakuba, serving delicious breakfast and coffee beginning at 7AM, a great lunch menu, and authentic Italian wood-oven pizza into the evening. After the kitchen closes this two story venue becomes a hub of nightlife in Hakuba with live music and dancing the norm. Conveniently located across the street from the Happo Gondola, Blizzard is a must visit while in town.

  • Senzankaku

    Misorano +81 261-72-4445 Yakiniku Restaurant

    Senzankaku is a Yakiniku (grilled meat) restaurant located on the main road of Hakuba down past the train station. Gather around your own BBQ grill (on your table) and cook various cuts of meat over coal while sharing a cold beer or two.

  • Niku Masa

    Misorano +81 261-85-2920 Steak House

    Niku Masa is fast garnering a name for itself as one of the best steak houses around. The steak literally melts in your mouth and is cooked to perfection. The ambience radiates warmth with a wood stove in the corner and the service from the husband and wife duo is outstanding.

  • Uncle Stevens

    Happo +81 261-72-7569 Happo

    Uncle Stevens has you covered with a great range of Mexican options to whet your appetite, including tacos, enchiladas and burritos. Wash down with a Corona, or margarita, or a shot of tequila, and your Mexican fiesta will be complete.

  • Osteria Bovoletti

    Echoland +81 261-85-0631 Italian

    Osteria Bovoletti in Echoland serves up hand-made fresh pastas that will have you thinking you’re in Tuscany, not Hakuba. Serving sizes are not huge, however what they lack in size they make up in flavour.

  • Teppanyaki Steak Sanno

    Echoland +81 80-5517-1060 Fine Dining Japanese

    Teppanyaki Steak Sanno take only one booking per night and makes for a unique Japanese experience featuring high quality Wagyu steak grilled in front of you in true Teppan style. With only six seats in the whole restaurant, the atmosphere is intimate and distinctively Japanese.

  • Hummingbird

    Wadano +81 261-72-7788 Japanese

    Hummingbird exudes a “homely” vibe and is run by a Japanese couple who are well known for their friendly nature and hospitable character. The food has a focus on fresh and quality seasonal ingredients, with ginger pork a highlight.

  • Bos

    Echoland +81 261-85-2723 Japanese

    Bos is cosy and quaint, but this adds to the intimacy of this Echoland jaunt. Cooked on a hotplate in front of you, Bos serves up Hakuba’s best Okinomiyaki (Japanese savoury pancake).

  • Zen

    Happo +81 261-72-8035 Japanese

    Zen bills itself as a Soba (buckwheat noodle) restaurant but, despite doing amazing Soba, is much more than that. Fried chicken lovers will delight as Zen’s Karaage might just be some of the best in Hakuba, while the Teriyaki Chicken Wings will have you coming back for more.

  • Saragaku

    Echoland +81 261-72-7133 Japanese

    Sarugaku has a wide-ranging and exhaustive menu, with everything on the menu being almost as enjoyable as the next. Must tries include: Pork Belly, Garlic Fried Rice (sounds simple but is amazing) and Salmon & Avacado.

  • Kikyoya

    Hakuba-Cho +81 261-72-3633 Japanese

    Arguably the best sushi and sashimi in Hakuba, Kikyoya has long been a favourite with tourists and locals alike. Walls adorned in glowing reviews, a traditional tatami setting and a more than amiable host make Kikyoya a restaurant not to miss for any sushi and sashimi enthusiast.

  • Hie

    Echoland +81 261-72-8035 Japanese

    Hie serves up a range of Japanese fare to suit almost every taste bud. Nestle into one of the cosy booths and order up a fried potato salad or a range of skewered meats.

  • The Rabbit Hole

    Wadano +81 261 85 0808

    Some of the best burgers in town accompanied by an excellent selection of beer, wine and spirits on hand.

  • Sharaku

    Hakuba Springs Hotel, Happo +81 261-85-246 Japanese

    Smack bang in the center of Happo, Sharaku is located inside the Hakuba Springs Hotel. Set in a lovely open space, Sharaku offers delicious modern Japanese food with a focus on fresh seafood and sushi. The wagyu steak is not to be missed, while the Nigiri will send your taste buds into a spin. Sharaku is great for couples or groups alike and serves a wide-range of local Sake to accompany your meal.
    Price Guide: ¥¥¥
    Location: Hakuba Springs Hotel, Happo. See Map.
    Phone Number: +81 261-75-5511

  • Marillen Restaurant

    Nakiyama slopes +81 (0)261 85-0198 European

    The restaurant features delicious European cuisine and hearty German favourites such as cheesy fondue, steaks and grills, house-made sausages, schnitzel and pretzel sandwiches

  • Mimi's Restaurant & Bar

    Wadano +81 261-72-4060 Contemporary Fine Dining

    An elegant, warm environment in which to relax and enjoy the finest food, wine and service in Hakuba!  Located inside the elegant Phoenix Hotel, Mimi’s offers a true fine dining experience. Run by husband and wife team Kazu & Yuki Shinamoto, the couple brings a passion and focus to serving the highest quality food made from the best locally sourced produce. Trained in Italy,
    Kazu serves classic European dishes reimagined for the Japanese palate. The locally procured black pork is out-of-this-world while Yuki’s desserts are the best in the Hakuba Valley. I recommend ordering the rack of lamb dinner with a red wine and a slice of amazing apple pie for
    desert.

Cafes

  • Sounds Like Cafe

    Echoland +81 261-72-2040

    Sounds Like Cafe is the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or a snack in the heart of Echoland.

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