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The Buffet Daimaru Sapporoten

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4-7 Kita5jo Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0005, Hokkaido
+81 11-828-1263
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Dining on a budget

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good variety of food

Good variety of food. The Chinese food is so so but good choice of Japanese food with freshly made tempura and sushi. The desert collection is good. Not exactly gourmet but good after a whole day of skiing and is convenient

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
fred L
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Buffet
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Good variety of food. The Chinese food is so so but good choice of Japanese food with freshly made tempura and sushi. The desert collection is good. Not exactly gourmet but good after a whole day of skiing and is convenient

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Perth, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Really excellent food, with huge range. Deserts really floored us with excellent cheese cake, and angel cake. Italian section very good and I love Japanese pizzas with such fresh ingredients and thin pastry. Booked for evening as well sitting at the large windows overlooking snow covered buildings at night was beautiful. Free flowing drinks at about A$20 was very good... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This restaurant is always crowded with mainly Japanese folk who I assume go there for the cheap prices and all you can eat format. Food quality is surprising low and probably the worst we experienced amongst the many Japanese restaurant we have visited. Dishes are mainly western / chinese - most hot dishes were under seasoned, overcooked and luke-warm. One... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Despite the long queues at this buffet located on the 8th floor of the Daimaru shopping centre (possibly indicating a good buffet), the food was disappointing. You have 90 minutes for the buffet and it costs 1490 JPY (around SGD$19). It might look pretty appealing at first- till you realise that there is neither quality nor quantity. There were different... More 

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Sapporo, Japan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Worth it if you're absolutely keen on stuffing your face on Western, Japanese and Chinese dishes. Otherwise, you'll have a better meal at any of the non-buffet restaurants on the same floor in Daimaru Department Store or in the Stella Dining arcade on the 6th floor between Daimaru and Bic Camera.

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West Hollywood, California
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217 reviews 217 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

The food bounced around between indelible and disgusting. The Italian food was horrible. the Chinese food was disgusting-- no other word for it; Panda Express would be far more desirable . No idea what most of that mess was--tasted terrible. The "Main Course"s looked too bad to try. The only things edible were the Japanese food. I really enjoyed the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2008

Lots of food, not too cheap but close to the Sapporo Station.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-7 Kita5jo Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0005, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Sapporo
  • Phone Number: +81 11-828-1263

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget

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