Pricing Guide
(Avg. cost per person)
¥1500- ¥3000
Opening Hours11:00 - 22:00
NotesItalian & Spanish restaurant, cafe & grocery store, outside seating, imported beer, arts & craft store, no parking
Location /
Getting There
Chiosco is located in central Sapporo, near the west end of Odori Park, and diagonally across from Sapporo Museum. It is along Odori Avenue. The closest station is Nishi 11 Chome subway station, on the Tozai Line (orange line). It is a 5 minute walk west from here.
〒060-0042 Hokkaido, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Odorinishi, 14 Chome−1−14 NEO ビル 1F

Situated just one block west from Odori Park and is a popular place that serves as a restaurant, cafe, small grocery store, and an arts and crafts boutique. It is a small slice of Europe tucked away in central Sapporo. The owner has spent a lot of time in Italy and Spain and has bought many of the delicacies back to the tables of Chiosco. The main restaurant is to the back of the premises and is a great spot for dinner parties. The main part of Chiosco serves as a coffee shop. It has some tables out the front and are perfect for outside dining in the warmer months. 

It is here you can enjoy a coffee, a nice lunch, or sip on one of the many imported beers that are on the menu. The large wide street is also nice to do some people watching. To the left of the register is a small arts and craft store. You can find some beautifully designed items here. They sell plates, bowls, cooking goods, sculptures, utensils and ornaments. They are on the pricey side so don’t forget your wallet! Below the register is a glass counter filled with Italian and Spanish cheeses, meats, salads, and dressings. These are not easily found elsewhere, making a Chiosco a good spot to pick some delicacies to take home. Last, but not least, the coffee here is really good. Take a seat and enjoy your surroundings. Chiosco, is definitely a great store to visit! 


キンコーズ コピー
Opening Hours8:00 - 20:00 (Saturdays open from 10:00)
NotesPrinting store, no parking, working space available
Location /
Getting There
Kinkos is located in central Sapporo. It is a 7 minute walk south from Sapporo station
Sapporo Brick Cube, 1F, 1-1-1 Kita 3 Jonishi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0003

Kinko’s is a printing and copy store that has numerous locations all over Japan. There is only one location in Hokkaido, and that happens to be in central Sapporo. Although there is no parking, the store is not a far walk from Sapporo station. This shop is the go to store and will meet all you printing and copying needs. They are especially useful for businesses. If you are looking to print large posters or banners for your place of business, Kinko’s can provide it all. 

To print your image, simply bring in the data on your computer or a flash drive and they can do the rest. Sizes range from A4 to B0. B0 size ranges from 1 meter by 1.5 meters though this can extended as a banner. There are different styles of printing from matt to gloss printing. The price obviously increases as the size increases. As a general number, you are looking at ¥6000 for A1. Kinko’s also provides ample working space with power sockets so you can work at one of the numerous desks around the store. 

Antique Daisho Roman

Pricing Guide
(Avg. cost per person)
¥400 - ¥500 for coffee
NotesAntique store, coffee shop, seating 10, no smoking
Location /
Getting There
Located in the main tourist shopping area, on a side road from the famous Sakaimachihondori Street. It's a 6 minute walk east from Otaru Canal.
3-19 Sakaimachi, Otaru, Hokkaido 047-0027

アンティーク雑貨大昭浪漫・左蔵This fascinating store is a treasure trove of antiques. It can be found just off the Sakaimachi shopping road. The store is packed with interesting and unique items, and is a great place to walk around and check out the wares. They have pictures, furniture, serving ware, ornaments, and thousands of trinkets. The store is run by a friendly couple and are happy to have you peruse their store. This store not only serves as an antique boutique, but it also serves as a a cosy little tea and coffee shop!

アンティーク雑貨大昭浪漫・左蔵The coffee store here makes for a quaint spot to sit and sip on something warm and enjoy the interesting surroundings. The menu, although small, is very affordable. You can order a coffee, a tea, or a yuzu tea for only ¥4oo. For an ice coffee it costs slightly more at ¥500. There are two tables to sit at, so its not really suitable for large groups. During the busy season with crowded coffee shops full of other tourists, this is a little hidden gem where you can enjoy a nice quiet break from the shopping and sightseeing of Otaru. 


Opening Hours10:00 - 19:00
NotesStationary, art supplies, office supplies, picture framing, Japanese goods, cards, two restaurants, no parking, credit card accepted, tax free store (for purchases over ¥5400), wheelchair access
Location /
Getting There
Located in central Sapporo. 2 minute walk from Odori subway station
3 Chome Minami 1 Jonishi, Chuo Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0061

If you are an artist looking for art supplies, a student or teacher needing supplies for school, an office worker looking for something to spruce up the office, or even a place to grab some lunch, Central has it all! Central which is located (conveniently) in central Sapporo is right next to Parco. There are six floors in this large building. This place is hugely convenient and will cater to any supplies you need. Importantly, if you are looking pictures to be framed, then there is a framing corner to get that done. Central is really the Mecca for art supplies.


Going floor by floor let’s start at the bottom. The B1 basement floor has a huge variety of colored paper, printing paper, and personal seal stamps to buy, and a small restaurant to have some lunch. The ground floor has birthday cards, stickers and toys. The second floor has all school supplies and office supplies, things for the desk, diaries and ledgers. The third floor is packed full of art supplies, and it has a framing corner and picture frames. The fourth floor has a ramen restaurant, and Japanese arts and crafts. This floor is a secret spot for a great souvenir. The seventh floor is next for public access and has an art gallery here.


Opening Hours10:00 - 20:00
Location /
Getting There
Located in Sapporo, in Tanukoji Shopping Arcade in Tanuki 3
〒060-0063 Hokkaido, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 3 Jonishi, 3-11 Sapporo Tanukikoji Shopping Street Tanukikoji 3-chome Messeville 1F

Malaika is a store that introduces handicrafts and natural materials from around the world. Their products are from all over, including Africa, the Americas, and Asia. These products have been made with traditional materials and the cultures of each country can be seen in each product, making for a fantastic store. Each staff member who works at Malaika spends time overseas in the places that these products are from. This creates a real appreciation of the culture plus it creates a personal bond between the store and its suppliers. There are four Malaika stores in Hokkaido with one in Sapporo, Asahikawa, Chitose, and Hakodate.

The Malaika stores have a great range of products. These include ornaments for decorating the house, plus sculptures, a large collection of incense sticks and some beautiful light shades. They also have a huge variety of jewelry made from many different materials and stones. If you are looking for clothing, Malaika has this too! The great thing about this store, is that the prices are decent and even if you don’t end up buy anything, it’s a good shop to wander around and look at their wares. There aren’t many shops like this around in Hokkaido so check it out!

Nollys Botanical Cafe

ノーリーズボタニカルカフェ & NOLLYS/ARAZA
Pricing Guide
(Avg. cost per person)
¥800 - ¥1400
Opening Hours11:30 - 20:00
NotesCafe, seating 18, English menu available, parking for 4, car needed to get there or taxi, inside & outside seating
Location /
Getting There
Located in the hills of west Sapporo, near Asahiyama park. It's a 10 minute drive from Maruyama subway station.
〒064-0808 Hokkaido, Sapporo, Chuo Ward, Minami 8 Jonishi, 3−10

ノーリーズボタニカルカフェ & NOLLYS/ARAZAIn the hills of west Sapporo, there are some nice little cafes offering views over Sapporo. Nollys Botanical Cafe is one of these coffee shops. It is a nice comfortable cafe with nice views through its large windows. It is on the second floor above a flower and crafts store. Nollys also serves as a shop selling up art & crafts, garden goods, and flower products called Nollys/Araza. It is an especially nice cafe to visit in the spring and summer time with its outdoor seating. It also makes for the perfect stop in, especially if you have been to the Horomitoge Lavender Gardens which are around the other side of Asahiyama Park.

ノーリーズボタニカルカフェ & NOLLYS/ARAZAThe menu is in English as well as Japanese, making it easy to order for those traveling. They have various coffees to choose (both ice and hot) which you can enjoy on their own or with one of the dishes from the food menu. They have half a dozen dishes which include a spicy baked curry,  a home made quiche, and a pasta lunch. These lunches can come in a set, and for an extra ¥400 you can get drink plus a dessert. These delicious dishes are served with a soup or a salad. Nollys is a great place to have a coffee and to do a little shopping for some nicely designed handmade crafts.