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3-7 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
+81 134-25-6331
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (2 reviews)
“food items” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
3-7 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Enjoyed the fish cake before heading to Waraku for sushi. The items sell out fast so make sure you head there before noon to try them all.

Thank Abraham C
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Nice place with a shop and a self-service food court serving the freshly made fishcakes. You can even watch them make the fishcakes through a window!

Thank Marco W
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Came here on my way to the music box museum there are alot of people its very busy they sell a wide variety of fish cake and the corn dog looks delicious

Thank daikin
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We visited the canal and had out lunch in that area. Took a slow walk along Sakamachi in the snow and cold. Took a pitstop here as the kids were freezing. The fish cake was delicious and had a beer while we warmed up for...More

Thank Esmond T
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We walked from Otaru station along canal heading towards Minami-Otaru station, Kamaei is along the way. Great place for rest stop even if you don't buy anything. Their specialties are fish cakes of all kinds, but they also have other stuff. Free hot/cold water/tea and...More

Thank IVegas
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Popular Tourist Spot where for a few dollars you can have a good meal. Otaru’s Stroller’s Bus stops right in front of Kamaei where you can sit down and eat what you have purchased.

2  Thank Kekoa303
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Try the fish cake here indeed very tasty. Try the bread roll (bread with surimi (the fish paste used to make kamaboko).

Thank Kum Yoke K
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I am a fish-cake lover, so whenever I visit Japan, I would look for places the sell fish-cakes. Kamaei is the most famous fish cake place in Otaru, and the fishcake they have is quite delicious, but a bit too sweet to my liking. Nevertheless,...More

Thank skydownkuo
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The original fish cake tastes a but sweet. I also tried the one with mayonnaise, this one taste better than the original one. They have green tea and oolong tea free flow.

Thank jps5000
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is where Hokkaido’s famous sweet fish cakes “Kamaei Kamaboko” (かま栄) are from. The shopfront is kinda like a mini supermarket. One side is selling fried fish cakes, with many different flavors. The queue is long. I tried 3 types and they were all delicious!...More

1  Thank Alice T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-7 Sakaimachi, Otaru 047-0027, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Otaru
  • Phone Number: +81 134-25-6331
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