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Address: 13-25 Kuroganecho, Kushiro 085-0018 , Hokkaido
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Enjoy a seafood lunch

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... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 soup then go to the seafood stalls and choose from a large selection of sashimi... More 

Thank kyw20152015
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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
Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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 as the prices were cheaper than the major shopping malls and tourists sites.

Thank crabcrabby
Palm Bay, Florida
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946 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 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
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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 katte-don, I was able to indulge in a pack of precut cantaloupe that was the... More 

Thank April T
Penang Island, Malaysia
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 the seafood here.. feel a bit disappointment..

Thank AdrianChan_2015
Montreal, Canada
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
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 unit) at the fresh seafood counters; you are in charge of making your own composition.... More 

1 Thank MapleTravels
Vancouver, Canada
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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 and others are for seaweeds (mostly dried kelp or konbu). Some fish venders offer quick... More 

1 Thank Chuzaa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 a must for sashimi lovers.

1 Thank May Y
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96 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Lots of seafood to sample...buy a bowl of rice and then sample any of the Various seafoods...and there is a lot. From salmon to crab....all available and all tasty; also souvenirs and cookies and cakes available to purchase

Thank Christie F

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