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Omicho Market

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Open: 8 am to 6 pm (varying with each store) - Closed: holidays; Jan. 1 to 4; and around Aug. 15
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Kamiomicho, Kanazawa 920-0905, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by the Omicho Market for lunch. On the G/F, there were numerous stores selling fruits, fresh produce, and miscellaneous items. We went up to the 2/F, where many restaurants were located. We looked around and chose Shunsai Washoku Kofuku (旬彩和食...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank wlkng
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited early on the weekend during Golden week. Lots of food and drink for offer. Plenty of people lined up early for their favourite restaurants. Always something to see in these types of markets.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank davehoppy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The main attraction of this place is basically seafood, seafood, seafood - and fruits. If you don't like either, I suggest you skip this place altogether. If you haven't been to any markets in Japan, then this will be a fun visit but otherwise, it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank augustinchiam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a nice small market with spices, fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and fish. Some small restaurants are located in this area. The best: go to a fish dealer and grab your freshest sashimi direct on the stall for low money. E.g. bowl of sashimi...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Traveltoasia123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish in its many manifestations is the focus of this market and there is plenty of it to admire and wonder at. There are good restaurants too but queues can be lengthy at weekends. I like to nip into the quieter parts where many of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 2nd floor of the Omicho market has a special restaurant section. Tourism is becoming more complicated. Only inspection of stones ceases to satisfy tourists. They want to include not only vision, but also smell, touch. Taste the country. In our case, Kanazawa. Omicho Ichiba...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a stroll through. All the different foods are here with ordinary people out doing their shopping so not just for tourists. It gives you a bit of an insight

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank GillJezz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Omicho Market during a recent visit to Kanazawa and enjoyed it. There are plenty of interesting stalls to explore with all sorts of offerings. Many have fresh seafood that can be purchased and consumed on site. There are also a number of places...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank betteskid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Omicho market is large and many booths with fish, fruit and vegetables. Easy to find when walking from the central station. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 19travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to visit in the morning. Enjoy the atmosphere and look around. Lots of fish and fresh seafood!

Date of experience: April 2019
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alpaalpa
December 29, 2018|
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Response from Warner L | Reviewed this property |
I suspected correctly; by going to the local webpage it indicates: Omi-cho Market Open : 8 am to around 6 pm (varying with each store) - Closed :holidays, Jan. 1 to 4 (they have same New Year as we do; Shinto... More
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Chuleegorn J
October 26, 2018|
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Response from shopping74 | Reviewed this property |
There is a curry shop inside the Omicho Market, in the basement. "Go Go curry" you could choose curry. Another choice "AZZAN" is HALAL.
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September 18, 2018|
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Response from RogerW749 | Reviewed this property |
Simply all of them. There are 4 or 5 eateries of various types in the market. The one we tried looked like a canteen and you choose your food from 2 serving points. Tasty and different.
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