Restaurants and Bars Our recommendations

Izzakaya style dining; order many dishes to share with your friends. Each dish is meant to be divided 5 or 6 ways. Please share your dining experience.
Goryu Village Local

Goryu Village

Cozy restaurant for Japanese style fondu and pizza, very thin bases you choose your toppings. Salads and many side dishes to share! Italian style risotto in cast iron pots. Great place to enjoy cocktails and cold beer on tap. Open year round.

Yuki Maru
Kotatsu seating Izakaya, extensive English menu. Open year round.

Canada Tei
Extensive menu, sashimi, teppanyaki, nabe, rice and more. Friendly host will recommend the special of the day. Local family run restaurant. Good food for all the family. Closes mid March.

Japanese Restaurant for Sushi and Sake. Closes early March.

Cocktail Bar and Izakaya open until 2am. Closes late March.

Tracks Bar
Live music events, a good hamburger, fish and chips (Sakiko's special beer batter) and more. Great for families early in the night, pool table and plenty of room to run about. Closes late March.

Restaurant R
Home cooked meals. Closes mid March.

Escal Plaza Restaurants
For lunch and dinner, located on the 2F with 550 seating capacity. Japanese, western and Chinese cuisine to satisfy everyone’s hunger. Closes May 6th.

Natural food Sol Café Lift Up Coffee, Subway are inside Escal Plaza.

Crepe House
After ski warm crepes, opposite Escal Plaza. Opens 3pm – 6pm.

Takahashi ke
Ramen & Gyoza. Open year round.

Daishoku Shokudo
Home cooked meals. Open year round.

Donmaru Tei
Seafood rice bowls, Beef and Hakuba wagyu short rib bowls. Take out is available. Open year round

Michi no eki
Curry and noodle/rice bowls using Hakuba 'local' produce. Souvenir and local food store. Closes at 6pm. Open year round

Yakiniku Matsuyama at Ryujin Onsen
Yakiniku restaurant. Closes early March.

Tonegawa Soba
One of the best soba restaurants in Hakuba village. Set in a beautiful old Minka (Japanese farmhouse) complete with irori (a sunken hearth used for cooking and eating), kotatsu (heated tables), and hand-made hanten (a quilted robe for guests to wear). Open for lunch only. Open year round.

Soba Yamato
A local favourite Soba restaurant. Lunch only. Open year round.

Green Grass
Ski in for lunch or dinner, watch the world go by, in the warmth. Good hearty food, coffee and hot chocolate.

Jump, play and spin with your family and friends at the popular trampoline park.

Restaurant R
Home cooked meals. Closes mid March.

Night Club, Dj's and Events (check their FB page) from 8pm to Late. Open year round.

Lively 'local's' bar after 11pm, open nightly for Whiskey and Sake from 8pm to 1am. Venue can be reserved for your special event. Open Winter only.

Nearby Attractions

Matsumoto Castle
Matsumoto Castle dates back to the 16th Century and is one of Japan's oldest and most impressive historic castles.

Jigokudani Snow Monkeys
These Japanese Macaques spend their days bathing in natural hot-springs, enjoy the hike in on a two kilometer footpath through the forest, which keeps it uncrowded despite being relatively well-known.

Zenkoji Buddhist Temple
Zenkoji Temple in Nagano City was built in the 7th Century and today is one of Japan's most impressive cultural sites.

Explore the heart of Japan; Shrine, Ninja, Soba Noodles. The village nestles amongst 900 year old cedars.

Tatayama Kurobe Alpen Route
The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is known as the “Roof of Japan”. The route passes through the dynamic scenery of Mt. Tateyama in the Japan Alps. It is traversed using a variety of vehicles with an elevation change of 2400 meters from Toyama Prefecture to Nagano Prefecture.