Enjoy the Sapporo Night with 8 Recommended Bars and Restaurants
Sapporo is one of Japan's top tourist destinations, with visitors arriving from in and out of Japan throughout the year. The following restaurants and bars will feel welcoming no matter where you're from and are a perfect introduction to Sapporo's vibrant night life.
May 18 2017 (Jul 10 2019)
1. Flair Bares
This dining bar offers cocktail flair worthy of a Hollywood movie. If you choose to eat, the rib eye or T-bone steaks both come with large portions and are highly recommended. There are also cocktails, beer, finger foods, and French fries with 8 varieties of dip. In particular, the fresh fruit cocktail made by the owner is a masterpiece.
Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 7 PM to 3 AM; Friday, Saturdays and the day before a holiday 7 PM ~ 3 AM; Sundays and Holidays 7 PM - 1:00 AM
Holidays: New Year's Eve and New Year's Day (12/31, 1/1）
HP: flair-bar-es.com/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Keiai Building 8F, Minami 4 Jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-Shi, Hokkaido (Google Map)
2. SALVATORE CUOMO ＆ BAR Sapporo
Salvatore Cuomo & Bar Sapporo is a casual restaurant where you can enjoy delicious Salvatore Cuomo pizza, along with a glass of wine. There are also other excellent Italian dishes on the menu. The soft crust and fragrant aroma of their Neapolitan brick oven pizza has made it particularly popular. There's also the famous D.O.C., a pie that has won prizes at international pizza competitions for the last three years! The balance between the tomato, basil, and mozzarella cheese is perfection realized.
Hours: Monday - Saturday, Lunch 11:00 AM - 3 PM (Last order 2:30 P.M.); Dinner 3 PM - 2 AM (Last order: Food 1 AM, Drink 1:30 AM)
HP: www.salvatore.jp/restaurant/sapporo/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Satsueki Bridge 1F, 6 Jonishi 5-1, Kita-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido (Google Map)
3. BRIAN BREW
Brian Brew offers the pleasure of trying beers from around the world. Choices like Guinness, Kilkenny, and Carlsberg are available at-all-you-can-drink rates and they also have lunch at a special price. Try the popular hayashi rice made from Hokkaido ingredients and cooked just right. Make sure to arrive before 7 PM to take advantage of the incredibly low-priced all-you-can-drink happy hour.
Hours: Monday~Friday. 5 PM to 1 A.M; Saturday and the day before a holiday, 4 P.M. - 1 A.M.; Sunday and holidays 4 P.M. - 11 P.M.
Regular Holidays: None
HP: www.brian-brew.com/bb/ (Japanese Only)
Address: FA-S3 Building 1F, Minami 3 Jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido (Google Map)
A grand bar with a long history, found in the Susuki area. On weekends, the in-house DJ plays soul, house and R&B. They also host parties and events for different tastes, offering a varied menu of food and drinks. All alcoholic beverages are priced at a reasonable 500 yen. In summer, they also operate an outdoor beer garden on their rooftop terrace.
Hours: 8 PM ~ 5 AM
HP: www.locotonte.com/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Susukino Kaikan Hall 4F, Minami 7 Jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido (Google Map)
TK6 is a café offering both individual dishes and a full-course dinner. No matter what the style, you'll get a meal with generous portions and the American style hamburgers and barbecue are highly recommended. You'll also get large side dishes, like salad and potatoes, that are every bit as good as the main dish.
Hours: 4 PM - 3 AM
HP: www.tk6.jp/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Hoshi Building 1F, 7-5 South 2 West 6, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido (Google Map)
Run by a skilled Mongolian chef and decorated with folk instruments and crafts, GoBee is a restaurant where you can enjoy Chinese food and other dishes while immersing yourself in authentic Mongolian atmosphere. The hot pot and hibachi grill with Mongolian lamb are especially recommended.
Hours: Lunch 11 A.M. ～ 3 P.M. Dinner 5 P.M. ～ 1o P.M.
Address: Noire Chambre Building 1F, Kita 12 Jonishi, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido (Google Map)
7. NUTS CAFE NIGHTS
This dining bar serves delicious food backed by American rock music. Eat here and you'll feel like you're in an authentic American diner. The churrasco and oyster gratin come especially recommended, while their mason jar cocktails are popular with the ladies.
Hours: Monday～Thurs 6 PM ～ 5 AM; Friday, Saturday, Day before Holidays 6 PM～6 AM; Sundays and Holidays 6 PM～3 AM
HP: collabo-act.jp/nights.html (Japanese Only)
Address: Ai Building 1F, Minami 6 Jonishi 5, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido (Google Map)
8. Eight Ricefield Cafe
This designers' café was created in the image of a New York coffee house. It features handcrafted tables and a comfortable atmosphere. It's open until 6 A.M., making it a popular place for those who missed their last train. For food, the whole cheese pasta and paella come especially recommended. There are also more than 300 varieties of alcohol on the menu, ensuring a lively crowd every day of the week.
Hours: Mornings 6:30 AM ～ 10:00 AM（Last Order 9:30 PM); Lunch 11 AM ～ 4 PM (Last Order 15:30）Dinner 4 PM ～ 6 AM（Last Order 5 AM）
HP: eight-allnightstation.jimdo.com/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Alto Building 1F, Minami 5 Jonishi 4, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-Shi, Hokkaido (Google Map)
The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.