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Ezo Seafoods Oyster Bar

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170-165 Yamada, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0081, Hokkaido
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Description: Ezo Seafoods specializes in pristine Hokkaido seafood. Since 2009 it has...
Ezo Seafoods specializes in pristine Hokkaido seafood. Since 2009 it has been our mission to serve this as simply and freshly as possible to our guests. We are thrilled to have been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Seafood in Niseko

You simply must try their seafood if you are in town! We ordered oysters, scallops and crabs and everything tasted wonderful. The service was fast and efficient. WIll definitely be back next year!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
KristineBacosa
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

You simply must try their seafood if you are in town! We ordered oysters, scallops and crabs and everything tasted wonderful. The service was fast and efficient. WIll definitely be back next year!

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CHIANG RAI
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Great place great food! Captain James is a very good host and all the staff friendly. We will be back next season for sure.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Simply sublime. That's the only way to describe the food, the service and the atmosphere. There's a lovely feel of being privately owned and run, with the staff clearly being both knowledgeable and passionate about what they do. We asked for a selection of food between us and got a truly exceptional meal on both occasions we visited. My favourites... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

James, who travels to the fish market daily at 4 am, knows his fish and works well his patrons. Seafood is impeccable. The space is small and more like a cafe than restaurant. Very hard to secure a reservation. Book way or order for takeout. Post-Onsen (at 5/30 before crowds descend), it is fun to sit at Ezo with a... More 

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Hong Kong
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Yet again James and Keiko have delivered! Pick your so fresh (could swim to your plate) seafood and discuss with James how it is cooked. We still love the fish done with ginger, shallot, soy and steamed. You wont eat crumbed or battered fish again. Have a few beers or choose from the well stocked wine fridges. You have to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The seafood are very fresh. All that is good. For cooked dishes, I would recommend the seafood paella with inky rice. Only problem is with the service. While it's not bad, it's very uncharacteristic to ask for tip (albeit not verbally). In Japan, either you add the service charge to the bill, or just be proud that service is part... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Come here several times a season... never lets you down. The best king crab, the best oysters, the best sea urchin, great "amaebi" and "kanpachi" sashimi, everything always equally fresh. James & team are the best hosts.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I would have rated this 5 star if not because of the price a bit on the high side, well majority of seafood restaurant in Niseko is price about the same, what struck in my mind is definitely the OYSTER and the king crab leg, those are in Divine Class ! You MUST do a reservation as this is always... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Top rated restaurant often faced with difficulties in securing seats for big group. I only managed to secure 5 seats in one of the 4 nights we were in Hirafu. The address is confusing as it has Kutchan in its address which is another town some 20 minutes away but in truth it is located in lower Hirafu!! So take... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

As always the highlight to any Niseko holiday is dinner at Ezo. Food and service is superb. Some of the best oysters i have ever eaten. James and his team continue to show the way in Niseko. Don't miss out when there.

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  • Address: 170-165 Yamada, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0081, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Abuta-gun  >  Kutchan-cho

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Ezo Seafoods specializes in pristine Hokkaido seafood. Since 2009 it has been our mission to serve this as simply and freshly as possible to our guests. We are thrilled to have been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

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