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5516-1, Happoguchi, Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
+81 26-172-2833
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nothing fancy but great food

This place doesn't look as good as the food it serves is. It has Japanese tables, but as the house was full, we were seated by the bar desk on chairs. Staff was busy so everything didn't happen that fast, but the food was perfect. We ate e.g. sashimi and yakitori. All were served straight over the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2014
anaheim1971
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Australind, Australia
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Hotel Hakuba, Kichonchon was just 3 minutes away, hiding in a quite street, without any advertisement. A joyful restaurant with waitresses/waiters wearing different hats. We visited this restaurant 3 days in a row. There were lots of varieties of food. From the popular one edamame, agedashi tofu, chicken teriyaki, grilled skewers to more fusion cuisine. Special recommendation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Just simply epic food!! Very local establishment, was told about it by the ski school. Great recommendation and will def be going back next yr

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Thank nathanturner
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Great food, both Japanese and some western. Lovely atmosphere. Good prices. Friendly staff who speak English. Good price. Clean and cozy. Recommend you book so not to miss out.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

This place doesn't look as good as the food it serves is. It has Japanese tables, but as the house was full, we were seated by the bar desk on chairs. Staff was busy so everything didn't happen that fast, but the food was perfect. We ate e.g. sashimi and yakitori. All were served straight over the counter by the... More 

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Thank anaheim1971
Moruya, Australia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The owner (Myoko) warmly welcome.us all then Rene promptly took our order and return with our drinks. We all had a great meal and totally enjoy ourself. I was very impress with heated wells under the table. John-San

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Cairns, Australia
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122 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I have been there in Jan 2013 as the owner of where we stayed recommended it. Some of the Hakuba restaurants are over price due to the skiing tourism. However Kichonchon is a typical Izakaya and they don't even advertise on any tourists magazine yet full of people. My family had a typical Japanese Izakaya dishes some you can only... More 

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Ogasawara-shoto, Japan
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263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Huge menu... cheap as chips... good, down home izakaya atmosphere. For a laugh, try the Russian Roulette Takoyaki... somebody's gettin burned!

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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Kichonchon Restaurant, 500m west of Hakuba Station. 0261722833 The staff at the Hakuba Tokyu recommended this restaurant as one the locals go to. Traditional Izakaya. Looks like a house with a big carpark and not near any other restaurants that I could see. Very friendly staff who speak limited English, both Western and Japanese seating options. There is a English... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5516-1, Happoguchi, Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Kitaazumi-gun  >  Hakuba-mura
  • Phone Number: +81 26-172-2833

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  • Cuisine: Japanese

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