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Hakodate Morning Market

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Hakodate Morning Market

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Kent P wrote a review Oct 23
Batavia, Ohio72 contributions9 helpful votes
Love this market. So much fresh seafood to choose from but not cheap. Great to visit and grab a meal.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Getaway24786681468 wrote a review Apr 2020
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Walk or sit and eat. lots of variety. Food can get slightly pricey. If you want to have a go at the dancing squid, go early, as it can get sold out real quick. I recommend at least 2 mornings to fully enjoy the experience.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Arthur H wrote a review Feb 2020
30 contributions1 helpful vote
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Fresh and good quality seafood everywhere. The problem is you won’t know which one to choose when you got too many choices.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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ZenDark30 wrote a review Feb 2020
Portland, Oregon2,157 contributions90 helpful votes
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The line to catch your own squid and have it deftly sliced by a woman who feeds hundreds of tourists a day is one of the popular attractions at the market. Other proprietors use samples, hand cut machines and cat calls to lure visitors. Needless to say we were enamored by the creativity of the vendors. The pancake squid apparatus was especially intriguing. Giant squid are pancakes in a two step process and come out of a rolling machine transparently thin. It’s then ready to eat or packaged for later. The market seemed to draw mostly tour groups and other visitors. Locals probably stay clear. The wholesale market opens at 6am in the winter and then is open to the public at 7am. Since we had breakfast at the hotel we missed the wholesale action yet arrived early enough to bypass the larger tour groups. English is spoken sporadically and enough to make a sale. Compared to the Tokyo and Sapporo fish markets this has a more local atmosphere. It’s also not as overwhelming with welcoming vendors. Tourist Tip: go early and take time to stroll around. Be adventurous and buy souvenirs and snacks.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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dynamic14 wrote a review Feb 2020
Singapore, Singapore9,856 contributions305 helpful votes
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About 100m from the JR station, the Hakodate morning market is easy to access. Lots of fresh live seafood is available. Many of the stalls also offer to cook your purchases on the spot. Can’t get any fresher than this! There are also dried seafood available and many food stalls as well. Interesting stroll through the market.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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