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5-2-5 Kita, Chuo-ku | JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo 35F, Sapporo 060-0005 , Hokkaido
+81 11-251-6377
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Today
6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Truly relaxation

The restaurant situates on 35/F of JR Nikko Hotel and you can have really nice views on Sapporo during your eating time. However in order to get a good seat near the window, you better be early for breakfast, say at 6.30 am or have advance reservation with the restaurant staff for lunch or dinner... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Japanese first
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English first
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The restaurant situates on 35/F of JR Nikko Hotel and you can have really nice views on Sapporo during your eating time. However in order to get a good seat near the window, you better be early for breakfast, say at 6.30 am or have advance reservation with the restaurant staff for lunch or dinner. The restaurant offers various types... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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170 reviews 170 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Caught lunch there as were needed a place to rest after walking around a bit. Good food and wonderful view from the tables. Do book ahead for lunch as it is fairly full, we had to take the second, later seating as the first seating was full. Pleasant staff, mix of international and Jap food. Stayed behind after lunch ended... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a buffet style restaurant in the JR tower with excellent view over Sapporo and very good food. We ate way too much because the food was so tasty. The place is extremely popular with locals, so try and book in advance. Friendly ladies in the tourist information service at the Sapporo station will be glad to help with... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This restaurant is on the 35th floor of the Hotel Nikko and offers fantastic views of the city. It is very clean and modern. The food is buffet style and mostly Asian with a good selection. The food is good but not fantastic though.

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Nagoya-shi, Aichi, Japan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This nice restaurant is located near jr station! The videos quite nice, even at the counter! The food is good but unimpressive! Some of the disses were cold! But, overall, it was a nice experience!

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I can't understand how this place got the no 1 ranking... The food was disappointing and we were also seated away from the window... I think the whole point of visiting this place was only for the view. Furthermore, the whole restaurant was dimly lit..I supposed they were trying to create a romantic atmosphere but it totally made my group... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Right on top of Nikko Hotel and with a great view and good food. Do not miss it. We tried it for both breakfast and dinner and the quality was consistent. Staff have a good grip of Japanese!!

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Augusta, Georgia, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The staff was very accommodating and the variety of western and Japanese food was appropriate. The food was good

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Melbourne, Australia
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664 reviews 664 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
473 helpful votes 473 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Bring your camera. On 35th floor (Buffet with both western and Japanese choices). Sky J (right side of building) has the South (city, TV Tower and frozen river) and the West views (mountains towards Niseko, Hokkaido University grounds and west railway). New Chitose airport is south and comes into Sapporo South East. A window table at breakfast is like a... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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108 reviews 108 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We wandered up to the 35th floor of the J Tower in Sapporo which is located on top of Sapporo train station and found the Sky J restaurant and our first impression was- wow! - what amazing views of the city and mountains. Being winter, it was covered in snow and looked magical, especially when it started to snow. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5-2-5 Kita, Chuo-ku | JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo 35F, Sapporo 060-0005 , Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Sapporo
  • Phone Number: +81 11-251-6377

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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