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Ezo Seafoods Oyster Bar

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170-165 Yamada, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0081, Hokkaido
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+81 136-22-30-19
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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the last few years we usually take the half board package whenever we stayed at niseko during skiing season but finally we were bored with hotel food on our 2nd trip to hirafu and decided to try restaurant outside and try out most of top of tripadvisors restaurants on town,,, and i have to say,,,EZO seafood was the best... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Casual and cosy atmosphere. I booked our meal on a whim just a couple days before and was lucky enough to get a table for two. We were seated at the corner of the first floor and had a tiny table (more on that later). James, the owner welcomed us and asked us to come by the bar once we've... More 

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The best seafood restaurant in all of Niseko! But be ware, it can get expensive! They offer a great selection of some of the best fresh seafood Hokkaido had to offer!

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1 Thank bchen710
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Never tasted oysters so fresh in our lives! Book way in advance to secure your seat at one of the best restaurants that serves the freshest, most delectable seafood around.

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1 Thank Kllsm
Guam, Mariana Islands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We loved the ambiance of the tiny restaurant with personalized recommendations by the owners. They also provided take away when they were too full to seat us!

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We really wanted to eat here having read numerous reviews. However they don't take bookings by phone. Turned up in person at the start of the week looking for a reservation for any night. They said they had availability Friday night so we said "lock it in" We were very surprised to be told, "Oh sorry sir, we only take... More 

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3 Thank Mark E
James G, Owner at Ezo Seafoods Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and bringing to light this issue. I understand fully that our reluctance to take your booking struck you as poor customer service. Our booking protocol is outlined fully on our website, but by way of explanation, we only take bookings that are "secured" via our online bookings system which requires a credit card to complete... More 

Hong kong
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Perhaps my expectations were too lofty after reading the reviews here. The place is quaint and cosy and you feel like you are eating at the home of a friend. The raw fish was good quality but half our portion came slightly solid in the middle so while it perhaps hadn't been frozen, it was served to us at too... More 

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Bangkok
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

we have not heard about this restaurant. when we walked pass the restaurant, there are many people inside. then we walked in to the restaurant. Luckily we go the table. I do recommend to make a reservation before you go. we chose the fresh seafood. the food was so fresh and tasty. we hope we can go back to the... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We came for dinner without a reservation (silly us) on basically the last night of the ski season (Sat night before Easter Sunday-- last weekend in March.) Knowing that a reservation was impossible we took a chance and walked in at 9PM. Thank God we did. The fresh large oysters were magical. The snow crab legs-- amazing. The miso soup... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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113 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We first discovered Ezo in March 2014 - ate there twice and packed away once. We were in Niseko 2 weeks ago and had the pleasure of dining there twice again. Good thing we made online reservations ahead of time cos the restaurant was fully booked for the month of March. James the owner shared that the freshest seafood is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170-165 Yamada, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0081, Hokkaido
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Abuta-gun  >  Kutchan-cho
  • Phone Number: +81 136-22-30-19
Description
Ezo Seafoods specializes in pristine Hokkaido seafood. Since 2009 it has been our mission to serve this as simply and freshly as possible to our guests. We are thrilled to have been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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