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Sky J

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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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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
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 4
    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
240deg view of Sapporo

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Weimin
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Singapore, Singapore
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
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137 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Japanese first
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

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
22 helpful votes 22 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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123 reviews 123 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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576 reviews 576 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
415 helpful votes 415 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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107 reviews 107 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 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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perth
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This is a very sophisticated cocktail bar/restaurant at the top of the JR tower in Sapporo.We were going to stay for dinner but when we looked at the menu and saw that the steaks were 80 or 90 grams at circa 5000yen we declined.As Australians we usually eat more than 80 grams of meat at a meal! Nevertheless we enjoyed... 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: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
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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