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Hakodate Morning Market

JR Hakodate Station, Hakodate, Hokkaido
+81 120-858-313
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A an amazing selection of fresh seafood

This place is not unlike the famous fish market in Tokyo, in terms of its variety of vendors and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
3foylimaf
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Sydney, Australia
Huge crabs delicious seafood

Big market, lots of seafood, you are spoilt for choice. It was a good experience as you get to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruyati
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Start your day with a domburi breakfast (cooked rice with another type of food on top) at a restaurant in this morning market, which features stalls with fresh seafood and produce
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (40 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (73 reviews)
“sashimi” (49 reviews)
LOCATION
JR Hakodate Station, Hakodate, Hokkaido
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+81 120-858-313
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"fresh seafood"
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"sashimi"
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"king crab"
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"melon"
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"rice"
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"sea urchins"
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"squid fishing"
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"seafood lovers"
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"live seafood"
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"strawberries"
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"stalls selling"
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"for sale"
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"shellfish"
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"snow crab"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not unlike the famous fish market in Tokyo, in terms of its variety of vendors and restaurants. Fortunately, there are far less tourists, although it can still get crowded. This is a definite place to stop if you are in Hakodate and...More

Thank 3foylimaf
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big market, lots of seafood, you are spoilt for choice. It was a good experience as you get to see the fresh seafood, sea urchins, scallops, squids, crabs etc. all laid so attractively. And one thing for sure, the market is very clean. We picked...More

Thank Ruyati
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome place to visit if you are a seafood lover. Walk round the market and you are able to compare different prices. Most stalls are able to provide you a sitting and cook according to your choice. But do note that some are seasonal...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Hakodate Seafood Market on the second day of our stay in the city, the place is filled with visitors as well as local as is near to the bus terminal. The food there is fresh and the services are good as well, I...More

Thank William W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was certainly an interesting experience. You can catch your own live squid using a fishing pole and hook! Many different kinds of sea creatures but unfortunately as we were staying on a cruise ship we were not able to buy anything to try.

Thank STAN49_12
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in the morning, at about 7.15am. Some of the stalls were not yet fully open since they are geared towards tourists. We saw a great variety of fish and other seafood, some frozen, like the salmon, and others live, like squid and crabs....More

Thank pmah78
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We went here during summer time, it was yesterday. Around 10 AM and it was pretty hot, few of the food stalls left their food under the sun without some ice, do choose wisely. Aside from that there's still many stalls that sells good and...More

2  Thank carnellin
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

No doubts this market is meant for tourist, it is still much worth to visit since we the tourists are comfortable here even the price we are paying for those fresh seafood, fruits and experiences that might be higher than elsewhere where locals go. We...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Wide selection of seafood . Nice place to shop for seafood especially scallops. Seller are very nice and gives additional item or discount if you purchase alot from them.

Thank angieng0908
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Came here two days in a row searching for thr best and the freshest seafood breakfast in Hakodate. What we found was amazing.. a great selection of the freshest seafood available during the season. We came during June so at that time squid was the...More

2  Thank Lyna W
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Maisi80
7 January 2018|
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Response from Margaret B | Reviewed this property |
I think the previous replies to your question would answer your request. I was not there at this time.
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Florence C
19 November 2016|
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Response from Kayjohn | Reviewed this property |
Noted an earlier post claimed a 2.00pm close. The following is copied and posted from the website "Travel Hakodate" The Morning Market is open for business from as early as 5 am (6 am during the winter) and closes at... More
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GinnieCWL
13 August 2015|
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Response from Gabriella326 | Reviewed this property |
There's a parking space just opposite the JR station and very close to the market but not sure the fees.
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