6 Halal Eateries In Hokkaido For Your Next Winter Vacation


Syahirah Mazlan •  Sep 15, 2023

Hokkaido may be famous for its snowy landscapes and picturesque scenery, but it's also a paradise for food lovers, including those seeking halal options. They say when the whether becomes a little chilly, the appetite increasing (do you think that's true? 🤔). If you're looking for halal food in Hokkaido, we've got just the thing for you - get your taste buds ready as we explore the ultimate halal food guide to Hokkaido!

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Located in Sapporo, this halal Indian restaurant is a haven for lovers of aromatic spices. Indulge in tandoori chicken, butter chicken, and fragrant biryani that will transport you straight to the streets of India! If you're feeling a little cold, these authentic halal Indian dishes are sure to warm you right up.

Halal status: Halal-certified
Address: Japan, 〒001-0014 Hokkaido, Sapporo, Kita Ward, Kita 14 Jonishi, 3 Chome−1−15 ゼウスビル 1階
Opening hours: Mon - Thu, Sat; 11:30 am–3 pm, 5:30–8:30 pm | Fri;
1 – 3 pm, 5:30 – 8:30 pm | Sun; Closed


2. Warung Jawa

For an authentic taste of Indonesia in Hokkaido, head to Warung Jawa in Sapporo. Feast on nasi goreng, satay, and rendang, or try their Nasi Campur, Nasi Goreng, and Mie Bakso for a flavour-packed Indonesian experience. P.S. Don't miss out on the sambal for that delightful kick of spiciness!

Halal status: Muslim-owned
Address: 3 Chome-1-15 Kita 14 Jonishi, Kita Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 001-0014, Japan
Opening hours: Daily; 1:30pm - 8pm


3. Fuku Noki

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Craving ramen? Look no further than Fuku Noki in Sapporo. This Muslim-owned ramen joint offers a selection of ramen dishes, including tomato ramen and miso ramen. Their commitment to healthy, organic ingredients means no pork or alcohol is used, making it Muslim-friendly. The tomato-based dishes provide a light yet flavourful taste, perfect for a day of exploration.

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients
Address: Japan, 〒064-0804 Hokkaido, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 4 Jonishi, 10 Chome, 南4条ユニハウス 1F
Opening hours: Mon - Thu, Sat, Sun; 11:30am - 8:30pm| Fri; 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5 – 8:30 pm


4. The Kebab

Satisfy your Turkish food cravings at The Kebab in Sapporo. It's known for its home-style atmosphere and cooking. You can enjoy succulent kebabs, flavourful pides, and mouthwatering baklava in a cozy setting!

Halal status: Halal-certified
Address: Japan, 〒062-0931 Hokkaido, Sapporo, Toyohira Ward, Hiragishi 1 Jo, 4 Chome−2−37
Opening hours: Daily; 10am - 2pm | 5pm - 11pm


5. Houryu Ramen Flagship Store

Discover the renowned miso-based ramen broths of Sapporo at Houryu Ramen. Their Ghengis Khan Kara (Spicy) Miso ramen, topped with thinly sliced BBQ lamb, is a must-try. The hearty flavours will leave you feeling warm and satisfied!

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients
Address: Chome Minami 6 Jonishi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 064-0806, Japan
Opening hours: Daily; 10am - 5pm


6. Sekkatei

Located in a resort, Sekkatei offers an array of Japanese dishes, including sushi, sashimi, and tempura. While it's currently the only Japanese restaurant serving Muslim-friendly meals, buffet-style restaurants also clearly label ingredients, including pork, for your convenience. For a halal menu, be sure to call and make a request at least 2 days in advance!

Halal status: Halal ingredients are used but pork/non-halal meat and/or alcohol is served. Utensils are not separated for halal and non-halal food. You can request for disposable utensils. We advise you to dine at your own discretion.
Address: 13 Izumikawa, Rusutsu, Abuta District, Hokkaido 048-1711, Japan


7. Donburichaya

Donburichaya is a chain that specializes in seafood rice bowls. And with Hokkaido seafood being some of the freshest around, you know you’ll be getting only the sweetest and most delicious raw fish for your next meal. They have a special Muslim-friendly menu that includes donburi topped with seafood, grilled chicken steak, and grilled fatty salmon! While all 3 outlets have some variety of the Muslim-friendly menu, do note that not all dishes may be available!

#HHWT Tip: The Otaru outlet also has a prayer room with ablution area, Qiblat and prayer mats provided.

Halal Status: Halal-certified meat is used for the Muslim-friendly menu, and no pork or alcohol are used for the Muslim menu. Cooking utensils for Muslim-friendly meals are stored separately. If you plan to order the sushi or sashimi, do request for it to be from the Muslim menu as the non-Muslim option may contain sake or mirin. Do note that the restaurant also serves pork and non-halal ingredients. We recommend you dine at your own discretion.

  • Nijo Market (Sapporo): Japan, 〒060-0053 Hokkaido, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 3 Johigashi, 1 Chome−7(〒060-0053 北海道札幌市中央区南3条東1丁目7)
  • New Chitose Airport: Bibi, Chitose, Hokkaido 066-0012, Japan (〒066-0012 北海道千歳市美々)
  • Sakaimachi (Otaru): 3-24 Sakaimachi, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0027, Japan (〒047-0027 北海道小樽市堺町3−24)


Hokkaido's culinary scene is a delightful blend of international flavors, and these halal eateries in Sapporo ensure that everyone can savour the region's diverse cuisine. So, whether you're exploring the snowy landscapes or enjoying the vibrant culture of Hokkaido, rest assured that a delicious halal meal is never far away. Bon appétit!