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Golden Week Hours: 7 A.M. to 10 P.M.

Location: Across from the Happo Gondola

Take Out: 0261-85-0017

The Best Pizza in Hakuba

The newest entry to the Hakuba bar & restaurant scene, Blizzard boasts one of the only wood-fired pizza ovens in the Hakuba Valley. This authentic Italian style pizza will transport your taste buds to Tuscany and your mind to romantic Florentine streets.

Head Chef

The person manning the oven is Paolo Coluccio, the former national champion of Italy’s most prestigious pizza making competition. Paolo also owns a fine dining business in Tuscany and successfully opened and operated an Italian restaurant in Sydney. Blizzard’s menu reflects Paolo’s extensive experience and include classic Italian dishes in addition to more modern interpretations. Some of the Paolo’s favorite dishes include: Caprese Salad, Tiramisu, and Focaccia.

Coccoli. Mouthwatering deep fried pizza dough served with Parma ham and soft cheese. Perfect with a glass of red
Gluten free pasta, one of the many gluten free items on the menu.

Breakfast

Blizzard also opens for breakfast and serves espressos and delicious breakfasts for the early risers starting at 7A.M. It’s a great place to caffeinate and fuel up with an bacon & egg sandwich before catching first lifts at the gondola across the street.

Location

Blizzard sits in the center of Happo Village, directly across from the Happo Gondola. You can’t miss Blizzard’s wood panel facade while walking up to the gondola.

Atmosphere

Cool. Modern. Artsy. The two story restaurant and bar has high ceilings with dark and vibrant colors intermingling throughout. Visitors entering Blizzard are immediately greeted with an impressive black metal  staircase spiraling up to the second floor. The 2-story wall behind it displays a collage of skis from floor to ceiling, evoking an 80’s retro vibes.

The iconic spiral staircase leads to the second story bar, which becomes the center of Hakuba night life after 10pm
Blizzard’s funky and international team is comprised of young people from 4 continents

Apres Music

Blizzard hosts daily live music for Apres and dinner with excellent artists from both Japan and abroad performing.

Tokyo based musician, Kate Beck, was one of the many talented international musicians who performed at Blizzard this season

Late Night

After 10PM Blizzard transforms into a late night hub attracting party people from around Hakuba for lively nights of DJs, dancing, and special events like beer pong competitions. Follow Blizzard on instagram, @blizzardhakuba for the most up to date information on the cool events happening at Blizzard.

DJ Teddy Ramen MC’d hip hop night every Thursday during the season

Internationally Renowned Acts

Blizzard welcomed several world renowned acts this year including Hayden James and friends, Hot Dub Time Machine, Tom Tilley and Hugo Gruzman, and more!

Hot Dub Time Machine performed at Blizzard on February 7th
Popular Japanese Artist, Kenta Hayashi, performed at Blizzard twice this season. Known as the Loop Pedal Ninja, Kenta performed two packed shows in February.
Tom Tilley (Triple J Presenter) and Hugo Gruzman (1/2 of Flight Facilities) performed on January 9th

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.