You can’t miss ramen in Hokkaido gourmets! “Miso (fermented soybean paste)”, “soy sauce”, and “salt”, eat all of them without being troubled! Any of the shops is popular in Sapporo-City and Otaru-City. You will be satisfied for sure!
How to Enjoy & taste 3 different tastes in one trip
Three major ramen of Hokkaido: “miso of Sapporo”, “say sauce of Asahikawa”, and “salt of Hakodate”. You want to eat three all, since you come with much effort, but Hokkaido is very large. You need great effort and time to enjoy three tastes on one trip. But, don’t worry. In Sapporo Ramen Republic, you can enjoy the well-known stores of Otaru-City, southern Hokkaido, and Sapporo-City. And it’s easy to access: it’s a direct connection from Sapporo Station!
Sapporo Ramen Republic
Esta 10F., 2-chome, Kita-5 jo Nishi, Chuo-Ku, Sapporo-City, Hokkaido
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (last order: 9:45 p.m.)
Sacred Place for Gourmets: Ganso Sapporo Ramen Yokocho
It’s a ramen shop street of Sapporo-City. 17 well-known stores are standing there. It’s in “Susukino”, that is known as the north Japan’s largest amusement area. Sapporo-City is the birthplace of miso-ramen. It brought a revolution in the previous ramen world that there was only soy sauce. And “Ganso Sapporo Ramen Yokocho” has greatly contributed to establish an image of “Sapporo miso”. Susukino is the north Japan’s largest amusement area that delicious foods gather. “Ganso Sapporo Ramen Yokocho” is a sacred place of gourmets.
Ganso Sapporo Ramen Yokocho
Grande-BLDG. 1F., 3-6N, Minami 5-jo Nishi, Chuo-Ku, Sapporo-City, Hokkaido
Weekday and national holidays: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 0:00 a.m.
The Authority of Ramen will be Satisfied Very Much!
Menya Saimi is a line inevitable shop in Sapporo-City.
The drawing card menu is a miso ramen which 80% of visitors order. How about tasting this ramen that is loved by not only ramen fans of the whole country but also Sapporo citizens? The ingredients are very simple and orthodox: roasted pork, bean sprouts, menma, and long green onion. The soup is thick but not heavy, and slightly sweet and delicious.
5-3-12, Misono 10-jo, Toyohira-Ku, Sapporo-City, Hokkaido
11:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Miso Ramen of Thick and Solid Soup
Thick and solid soup is the pronoun of Sumire. Thick miso soup was stewed mainly on pork bones, fishery products, and vegetables using the original miso. The ingredients are simple: dice roasted pork, minced meat, bean sprouts, menma, and onion. The body and sweetness increase by covering the surface of ramen with lard, and can eat till the end with being hot.
Sumire Sapporo Honten
4-7-28, Nakanoshima 2-jo, Toyohira-Ku, Sapporo-City, Hokkaido
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Say Sauce Ramen Boasting the Maturational Soup
Speaking of a well-known store of Otaru-City, it’s said “Shodai”.
Since the establishment of 1994, it’s providing the taste that is not be changed. Basic ramen is “say sauce” boasting the maturational soup. The appearance of the store is perfect with an atmosphere of Otaru. In Shodai, say sauce ramen is very popular.
14-8, Sumiyoshi-Cho, Otaru-City, Hokkaido
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Which Do You Like “Heavy” or “Light”?
Mahoro is beloved by local Otaru citizens for 18 years. The soup is made from only natural foods, and now, noodles are homemade too. The store is crowded with local fun and tourists every day. You can choose a base of ramen from two types: “heavy” and “light”, and you can choose “soy sauce”, “miso”, and “salt” for each. The new service “morning ramen” is popular by local people.
Naturalism Ramen Store Mahoro
1-7-7, Ironai, Otaru-City, Hokkaido
[morning] 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (Thursday – Sunday)
(It is not opened on a day without noodles.)
[daytime] 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
[evening] 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Limited “The Third Tetsuya Shoyu(Say Sauce) ～Takumi～: You Must Eat!
Speaking of Sapporo ramen, miso is famous, but in Ramen Tetsuya, soy sauce ramen is more popular.
There are a Japanese style soy sauce ramen of 40 meals limited made as the tenth anniversary commemorative other than basic soy sauce ramen, it’s named “the third Tetsuya Shoyu～Takumi～”. The ingredients are two slices of roasted pork with flavor oil, shiraga negi (white part of green onion thinly sliced to resemble white hairs), fried onion, green onion, menma, and laver. The taste of Takumi of soy sauce representing Sapporo: how about tasting it?
Ramen Tetsuya Hiraoka Shop
1-2-1, Hiraoka 5-jo, Kiyota-Ku, Sapporo-City, Hokkaido
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.