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Pia Bandai

Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata 950-0078, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-249-2560
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Great Time

We had a great time visiting the fish market and produce market in Niigata! We were able to browse... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Elizabeth W
Riverside, California
fresh seafood at your fingertips

fresh seafood of all kinds available. even cooking fish and oysters on a hot charcoal grill right... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Oahu, Hawaii
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  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
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“coffee shop” (2 reviews)
Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata 950-0078, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-249-2560
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had a great time visiting the fish market and produce market in Niigata! We were able to browse and shop and even ate some good food.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 22 March 2017

fresh seafood of all kinds available. even cooking fish and oysters on a hot charcoal grill right outside. mm, the smells are just delectable. see the locals come to shop for their daily groceries and see what great choices they have available.

1  Thank gy820
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I got here just after 3pm and it's a shame on my part because everything in the fish market was tidying up. However the meat & veg market was nice, full of local products. So at least I came away with souvenirs and a delicious...More

1  Thank Wonkat
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I think this sprawling marketplace is a fun place to wander through in early morning just to see the myriad fresh fish. But I also enjoy looking at the produce, stopping in the bakery and checking out the coffee shop later in the day. A...More

2  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

You can see lot of kinds of fish, sushi and sashimi and fish eggs, and lot of local delicatessen. There is place outside to eat. Too many choices!

Thank Fvancaen
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Pia Bandai is more than a pier that sells a wide variety of locally caught fresh fish, it also has a couple of grocery stores, a bakery, restaurants and a liquor store that sells high end whisky and sake. While most of the pia bandai...More

3  Thank mid60scouple
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This place is a bit of a mix. Its got a couple of nice market sheds, one with a most impressive array of fresh fish and oddly at the back heaps of Japanese cakes and sweets, the other shed selling vegetables, meat and fruit. These...More

2  Thank DAVID V
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

The seafood and liquor markets were great with a large variety of products. It was a great place to spend a morning and then have lunch there. Easy to get to on the loop bus.

1  Thank PaulandJanelle
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Pia Bandai was the highlight of my shopping experience in Niigata. Loved the fresh produce, the fantastic coffee at the coffee shop, and the excellent bakery. Lots of parking, access by bus. Buy your souvenirs here. Some of the shops are located in containers (the...More

1  Thank Canmaninjapan
Reviewed 13 June 2015

I went for the seafood. They were pretty fresh, average price, nothing you can't get in the city area though. There is really not much to see, i spent under an hour there.

Thank TzeJen
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