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Great experience and can have sashimi

It is good experience if you have not been to Morning market and the place to buy dried scallop but... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2019
Singapore, Singapore
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Wonderful place for breakfast/lunch

Enjoy a Japanese breakfast with a delicious donburi: rice with raw fish on the top! I suggest to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rome, Italy
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Start your day with a domburi breakfast (cooked rice with another type of food on top) at a restaurant in this morning market, which features stalls with fresh seafood and produce
JR Hakodate Station, Hakodate, Hokkaido
+81 138-22-6034
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were plenty of fish which looked sad swimming around in very little water and also squid fishing but there wasn’t really a good atmosphere and there were too many people. It would have been helpful to have more signs In English

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

Enjoy a Japanese breakfast with a delicious donburi: rice with raw fish on the top! I suggest to try Crab and Sea Urchin.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank VeryMike8280
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Prices here are steeper than other markets. Not every melon is sweet. Just ate one slice at 500yen and it wasn’t sweet. Wanted to try the dancing squid in the market but we were showed a sign that says “not today”. Sea urchin can’t get...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Jun-W0n
Reviewed March 4, 2019

I came with a group of university students. Got to catch a squid, get coffee, and had amazing food. The place was bustling and had a great atmosphere to it. Some one should do a new age video compilation of it. I loved this place.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank daltonwene
Reviewed March 3, 2019

If you have never come to Hakodate Morning Market, you can never say you come to Hakodate before. Hakodate Morning Market is a paradise for people who love fresh seafood. Giant Hokkaido crab, sea urchin, fresh squid and many others sorts of exotic foods. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Nikol S
Reviewed February 21, 2019

Try the mouth-watering "seafood" here to start our trip in Hakodate. We walk from JR Hakodate only 2 minutes to here. There are around 250 stores, selling fruits( e.g. Melon 🍈) vegetables, sweets and particularly SEAFOODS! Additionally, we experienced squid fishing (🦑 +🎣 ) that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank umbhornu
Reviewed February 4, 2019

It was the highlight of our Hakodate trip. We were able to see live crabs, fish, cuttlefish and other seafood for sale and for free tasting too. I would definitely recommend walking in the market and talk to the vendors and taste some of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lottyh
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Good for short visit. There are lots of places where local produce is being sold. Lots of shop selling sea food as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tejasjog
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

It is good experience if you have not been to Morning market and the place to buy dried scallop but if you want to eat in seafood restaurant. I suggest you visit this place which is 20mins drive from Red Brick in city - Hokuto...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Christylim_72
Reviewed January 4, 2019

A wonderful market with lots of surprises from sashimi to dried goods to fruits. Melons are wonderful to eat and nice squid fishing. Lots of goodies to buy. Must wake up early in order to catch the best deals at the market as they will...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank RKTKFM
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April 1, 2019|
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Response from lottyh | Reviewed this property |
There is a good hotel near the Shinkansen station called Grantia Hotel Ekimae in Hakodate. It's a 2-minute walk from the train station. It's reasonably priced and includes buffet breakfast. Japanese-style dinners are... More
October 28, 2018|
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Response from raullim7 | Reviewed this property |
i was there for 2 nights, all via public transport, the electric train. stay near the train station. first evening went to hakodate mountian, next morning the market. 2nd day abit boring but we made our way to goryokaku... More
January 6, 2018|
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Response from 548margaretb | Reviewed this property |
I think the previous replies to your question would answer your request. I was not there at this time.