The famed Jack’s Bar has garnered a reputation over the years for being one of the best bars in Hakuba. With it’s mix of live sports, live music and friendly atmosphere you’ll find yourself quickly at home enjoying après amongst friends while revelling in the stories from a big say on the slopes.
With a wood fireplace and comfortable couches you can relax and watch the snowfall outside, or enjoy banter amongst friends at a high table and stools; whatever the occasion Jack’s in the place come together and enjoy the nightlife of Hakuba for a drink and a yarn or two.
Jack’s Bar is located in the heart of Happo Village – the most happening part of Hakuba – next to the wonderful Sharaku Restaurant. We combine exciting world-wide sports action on large HD screens and mouth-watering fare with a gourmet twist. Jack’s is also proud to host Hakuba’s finest DJ – spinning discs at regular events – as well as fun events such as trivia through-out the winter season.
Mocking bird is a unique and exciting bar in the heart of Echoland with a great selection of drinks and food.
Master Braster is an upbeat Reggae bar with a dance floor to move on and a great selection of beers.
Located in the heart of Wadano Area, The Beach Bar offers a variety of tropical drinks, food and entertainment including live music and DJ’s to keep the party going.
Cherry Pub in Echoland is the best place in Hakuba to fill up after a long day on the slopes. Get stuck into a big schnitty, try the sumptuous BBQ pork ribs, or get those hands dirty on some delicious buffalo wings. With an indoor fireplace and a large selection of whiskeys Cherry Pub is the place to while the winter night away.
The newest entry to the Hakuba bar & restaurant scene, Blizzard boasts one of the only wood-fired pizza ovens in the Hakuba Valley. More importantly, the person manning the oven is Paolo Coluccio, the former national champion of Italy’s most prestigious pizza making competition. Paolo also owns a fine dining business in Tuscany and successfully …
An elegant, warm environment in which to relax and enjoy the finest food, wine and service in Hakuba! Located inside the elegant Phoenix Hotel, Mimi’s offers a true fine dining experience. Run by husband and wife team Kazu & Yuki Shinamoto, the couple brings a passion and focus to serving the highest quality food made from the best locally sourced produce. Trained in Italy,
Kazu serves classic European dishes reimagined for the Japanese palate. The locally procured black pork is out-of-this-world while Yuki’s desserts are the best in the Hakuba Valley. I recommend ordering the rack of lamb dinner with a red wine and a slice of amazing apple pie for
The restaurant features delicious European cuisine and hearty German favourites such as cheesy fondue, steaks and grills, house-made sausages, schnitzel and pretzel sandwiches
Smack bang in the center of Happo, Sharaku is located inside the Hakuba Springs Hotel. Set in a lovely open space, Sharaku offers delicious modern Japanese food with a focus on fresh seafood and sushi. The wagyu steak is not to be missed, while the Nigiri will send your taste buds into a spin. Sharaku is great for couples or groups alike and serves a wide-range of local Sake to accompany your meal.
Price Guide: ¥¥¥
Location: Hakuba Springs Hotel, Happo. See Map.
Phone Number: +81 261-75-5511
Sarugaku has a wide-ranging and exhaustive menu, with everything on the menu being almost as enjoyable as the next. Must tries include: Pork Belly, Garlic Fried Rice (sounds simple but is amazing) and Salmon & Avacado.
Senzankaku is a Yakiniku (grilled meat) restaurant located on the main road of Hakuba down past the train station. Gather around your own BBQ grill (on your table) and cook various cuts of meat over coal while sharing a cold beer or two.
Arguably the best sushi and sashimi in Hakuba, Kikyoya has long been a favourite with tourists and locals alike. Walls adorned in glowing reviews, a traditional tatami setting and a more than amiable host make Kikyoya a restaurant not to miss for any sushi and sashimi enthusiast.
Bos is cosy and quaint, but this adds to the intimacy of this Echoland jaunt. Cooked on a hotplate in front of you, Bos serves up Hakuba’s best Okinomiyaki (Japanese savoury pancake).
Hie serves up a range of Japanese fare to suit almost every taste bud. Nestle into one of the cosy booths and order up a fried potato salad or a range of skewered meats.
Hummingbird exudes a “homely” vibe and is run by a Japanese couple who are well known for their friendly nature and hospitable character. The food has a focus on fresh and quality seasonal ingredients, with ginger pork a highlight.
Niku Masa is fast garnering a name for itself as one of the best steak houses around. The steak literally melts in your mouth and is cooked to perfection. The ambience radiates warmth with a wood stove in the corner and the service from the husband and wife duo is outstanding.
Osteria Bovoletti in Echoland serves up hand-made fresh pastas that will have you thinking you’re in Tuscany, not Hakuba. Serving sizes are not huge, however what they lack in size they make up in flavour.
Teppanyaki Steak Sanno take only one booking per night and makes for a unique Japanese experience featuring high quality Wagyu steak grilled in front of you in true Teppan style. With only six seats in the whole restaurant, the atmosphere is intimate and distinctively Japanese.
Uncle Stevens has you covered with a great range of Mexican options to whet your appetite, including tacos, enchiladas and burritos. Wash down with a Corona, or margarita, or a shot of tequila, and your Mexican fiesta will be complete.
Zen bills itself as a Soba (buckwheat noodle) restaurant but, despite doing amazing Soba, is much more than that. Fried chicken lovers will delight as Zen’s Karaage might just be some of the best in Hakuba, while the Teriyaki Chicken Wings will have you coming back for more.