If you are looking for a place to refuel after a long day shredding Furano’s champagne snow, look no further. Our team of local specialists have compiled a list of their favourite Furano restaurants, from dainty cafes with delicious pudding to high-end Italian dining in a tranquil forest setting. Read on below to find out about Furano restaurants and their diverse offerings.
Furano Restaurants – Shimoryo Area
Bistro Le Chemin French Cuisine
Cosy bistro serving French cuisine with a Japanese twist utilising fresh local produce. Bistro Le Chemin is also one of the few Furano restaurants with an expansive list of wine, where you can find bottles from Bordeaux and other French chateaus. Advance reservation is highly recommended.
Hours: 11:30 – 14:00 (LO 13:30), 17:30 – 22:00 (LO 19:30), close Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Furano Delice Desserts
Local sweets shop offering coffee and a wide variety of cakes and desserts made with regional ingredients including Furano cheese and Hokkaido milk. Items are available for takeaways or dine-in, where floor-to-ceiling windows offer spectacular vista of Furano.
Hours: 10:00 – 18:00, close Tuesdays
Furano Restaurants – Kitanomine Zone
Country Kitchen Kazamidori Japanese Fusion
Mom-and-pop homely Furano restaurant with quirky decor. Portions are generous with a large amount of vegetables providing much-needed vitamins and minerals to combat the cold weather. Best to call in advance since the restaurant can get filled up quickly owing to its small size.
Hours: 11:30 – 14:00, 17:30 – 20:00, close Tuesdays
Kitchen Cafe and Pizza Bakusyuu Italian-Japanese Fusion
Kitchen Cafe and Pizza Bakusyuu is a popular Furano restaurant with a good selection of homemade pizza and two choices of crust (thin and crispy or regular). Advance booking is highly recommended to secure seats.
Hours: 11:30 – 14:00, 17:00 – 20:00, close Tuesdays and Fridays
Fenix Restaurant and Bar Japanese Cuisine
Located on 1F of Fenix Furano, Fenix Restaurant and Bar offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, making it the perfect option for guests staying or skiing in Kitanomine Zone. A diverse range of Japanese cuisine is on offer, from tempura rice bowl and ramen to sushi, shabushabu and sukiyaki hotpot. Breakfast and dinner reservations are required while lunch walk-ins are accepted.
Hours: 7:00 – 9:30 (LO 9:00); 11:30 – 15:00 (LO 14:00); 18:00 – 21:30 (LO 21:00)
Price: ¥¥ - ¥¥¥
Soba-ya Jurokumon Soba
Rustic soba restaurant with various choices of homemade soba and tempura platters. Only lunch service and the restaurant would close when the fresh soba runs out.
Hours: 11:30 – 14:30, close Wednesdays and Thursdays
Inaka Soba Tamaya Soba
Cosy soba restaurant run by an elderly couple with a great selection of cold and hot soba as well as rice bowls. Their mushroom tempura is a must-try – so fresh and crispy!
Hours: 11:30 – 14:00 (lunch) and 17:00 – 19:00 (dinner), close Thursdays
Bistro Kanza French-Japanese Fusion
Chic French bistro on 1F of Winery Hitohana Hotel offering sumptuous course menu with local ingredients and a large variety of wine. Family friendly with kids’ plates available. Advance bookings are recommended due to limited seating.
Hours: 2 seatings – 17:45 – 19:30 and 19:45 – 21:30 (LO 21:00)
El Asador Furano Steakhouse Latin American Cuisine
After their great success in Niseko, El Asador opened their second restaurant, this time in Furano. Diners can enjoy Latin American cuisine, from lamb chops and pork ribs to paellas, while sipping on one of their fantastic wine.
Hours: 17:00 – 22:00, close Sundays to Tuesdays
Furano Restaurants – Furano Zone
Le Gaulois Furano Italian & French Cuisine
A few minutes from Shin Furano Prince Hotel stands Le Gaulois Furano, a high-end Italian and French restaurant. Utilising the freshest Hokkaido ingredients, each dish is carefully prepared and excellently executed. Large window panels allow visitors to enjoy the stunning surroundings whilst tasting some of Hokkaido’s best vegetables and meat.
Hours: 12:00 – 13:00 (lunch) and 17:30 – 20:30 (dinner), close Mondays and Tuesdays
Furano Restaurants – Furano City
Robata Japanese Cuisine
A unique Furano restaurant, Robata brings its customers back in time with the traditional ‘robatayaki’ style of cooking, featuring seafood and vegetables grilled over ‘irori’, a communal hearth. There is limited seating so you might need to wait to get in or best to book ahead.
Hours: 17:30 – 23:00, close Sundays
Kumagera Japanese Cuisine
One of the most iconic Furano restaurants, Kumagera is a popular restaurant amongst both locals and visitors. Offering a large menu with home-cooked meals like hotpots, pork cutlets, and curry, there is something for everyone and you will be leaving with a full heart and belly!
Hours: 11:30 – 22:00 (LO 21:00), close Wednesdays
Renowned for their soup curry, Furanoya takes Hokkaido’s classic specialty to the next level with their homemade curry base and locally-sourced fresh vegetables. You can choose the level of spiciness for your curry as well as the amount of rice – perfect for those looking to customise their meals!
Hours: 11:30 – 21:00 (LO 20:30), close Tuesdays
Yuiga Doxon Curry
Rustic long-standing curry establishment in Furano City’s centre offering the famous pairing of omurice and curry. Not sure if the curry will be enough to fill you up? Add in a homemade sausage or bread pudding for dessert and your belly will be happy!
Hours: 11:30 – 21:00 (LO 20:30), close Mondays
Inviting restaurant in central Furano specialising in okonomiyaki and other teppanyaki-style dishes. Masaya perfectly combines tradition with innovation to offer its customers, old and new, an opportunity to explore some of Japan’s most iconic dishes in a new light. If okonomiyaki or yakisoba is not your thing, Masaya does an amazing chicken and beef steak too! Advance bookings during peak season are required.
Hours: 11:30 – 14:30 (lunch) and 17:00 – 21:30 (dinner), close Thursdays
Furano French Take French Cuisine
Previously A la Campagne, Furano French Take serves a French take on Hokkaido and Furano’s ingredients, utilising seasonal produce to take even the most discerning guests on a flavourful gastronomic journey.
Hours: 18:00 – 21:00 (LO 20:30), close Sundays and Mondays
Delectable sushi restaurant with a large array of sashimi and sushi and a choice of normal or large rice base. Owing to its convenient location and great price point, Fukuzushi is a popular choice amongst both visitors and locals so advance bookings are highly recommended during peak season.
Hours: 11:00 – 21:30, close Mondays
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