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Kushiro Washo Market

13-25 Kuroganecho, Kushiro 085-0018 , Hokkaido
+81 154-22-3226
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They will cook what you buy

Rows and rows of stalls, predominantly of fresh fish, interspersed with gift shops and restaurants... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Enjoy a seafood lunch

This market is where locals buy their fresh seafood and the range of fish, crabs and shellfish is... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Average25%
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13-25 Kuroganecho, Kushiro 085-0018 , Hokkaido
+81 154-22-3226
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rows and rows of stalls, predominantly of fresh fish, interspersed with gift shops and restaurants. There is a centre section of tables and benches where you can eat what you buy. Our cruise ship provided a shuttle bus service but it could be walked in...More

Thank VirginAgent
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This market is where locals buy their fresh seafood and the range of fish, crabs and shellfish is amazing. It is also a great spot for tourists to have a unique style of lunch. You can buy a bowl of fresh hot rice and miso...More

Thank kyw20152015
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommended for seafood lovers. Very fresh and tasty. I had the best sashimi I ever tasted in Japan here.

Thank Lieke v
Reviewed 16 January 2017

There's lots to see here, plenty of fish, squids, unique fresh seafood. My kids had fun walking and browsing, even though they were not keen on having the sashimi. There's one or two stalls by the side selling Hokkaido biscuits and sweets, worth a look...More

Thank crabcrabby
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Holland provided free shuttle service to this amazing market. Fresh fish as well as packaged fish and lots of other goodies. Great place for fresh fish.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Washo market will satisfy the foodie shopaholic in you, with the freedom to choose any topping you want on your preferred size of rice bowl. The prices are reasonable for the quality you get. The otoro I had was absolutely divine. After a bowl of...More

Thank April T
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I plan to visit this shop from the review i had read from TripAdvisor. Is was too bad the shop close on Sunday. There are many Japanese tourists also came and wait but too bad.. I miss the opportunity to visit this shop and eat...More

Thank AdrianChan_2015
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I was told about this market and the Katte Don. So I did not miss my chance to go there and experience the whole thing. Katte Don consists of a bowl of rice (purchased near the rear entrance) and sashimi layed over (pay by the...More

1  Thank MapleTravels
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Kushiro Washo Fish Market is located near JR Kushiro Station. It should be easy to find it on foot. We drove to the market and used its underground parking which had no gate control (free!). It's filled with seafood venders. Some are more into fish...More

1  Thank Chuzaa
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Decided to drive 80 km from Lake Mashu to this market for lunch. An absolutely clean and smell free fish market. Inexpensive to select and eat our favourite toro, akagai, sea urchins and huge crabs and also to try others eg whelk, whale, etc. Definitely...More

1  Thank May Y
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Yvette C
We will be arriving on diamond princess into Kushiro what's the cheapest way to get to the fish market and about how long will it take thanks
13 May 2016|
Response from SoonHoe | Reviewed this property |
Oh my sorry, this is really late. Hope you had a great time in Kushiro.
We are arriving by cruise ship approximately September 30 -- and this looked like a fascinating place to visit. Does anyone know how far this might be from the dock used by visiting cruise ships? Thanks, Tom
29 August 2015|
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Response from LCWW | Reviewed this property |
Smaller cruise ships dock in the East Area, adjacent to Kushiro Fisherman's Wharf. Larger cruise ships, like the Diamond Princess, dock at the 4th Wharf in the West Area. Both locations are about a 15-minute walk (1km) to... More