We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (600)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice”(15 reviews)
“king crab”(16 reviews)
“sashimi”(21 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
3-10-16 Inaho, Otaru 047-0032, Hokkaido
+81 134-23-2446
Ways to Experience Sankaku Market
from US$ 41.90
More Info
from US$ 41.00
More Info
Reviews (389)
Filter reviews
129 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rice king crab sashimi fresh seafood jr station snow crab roe clams small restaurant breakfast and lunch walking uphill walked right stall owners live seafood salmon selling fresh sea urchins
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 129 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

This seafood market sell local big crab. They also help to cook (only steam) for you. And they also prepare ice packing for free. You can choose the crab you like and then wait about 30 minutes cooking time. And you can take away the...More

Thank oandp12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever any traveler has been at Otaru train station. Do not miss to have fresh and worth breakfast, lunch or dinner at Sankaku : lovely & small market where is near the station by walking in 3 minutes. Otaru taste is very delicious.

Thank Jesdaa P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s smaller than the other markets we visited. Relative easy to get there, we walked a few minutes from our hotel. There’re a few stalls you can have breakfast. The supplies usually from their own fresh supplies opposite their stall. We went to one that...More

Thank mca04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the station exit doors....turn left and up some steps and you are there.. Fresh seafood and crabs for sell...some even cooks it for you... Rice.with seafood is the menu of the day everyday it seems...

Thank Julian F
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Located next to the train station in Otura, the little market is a covered lane of merely a few hundred meters with absolute a feast for the eyes and mouth in assortment of seafood. Mostly offered alive or so fresh that the 'normal' smell associated...More

Thank Diederik B
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Found this charming little seafood market next to Otaru train station. Giant hairy crabs abound. Good sashimi and grilled fish. Yummy yummy yummy! Gets pretty crowded at lunchtime. Must visit in Otaru.

Thank jwidjj
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Japanese fish market is a must visit point ! the Sankaku market sits right next to the main train station, and offers excellent choice of fresh seafood. I love it !!! The size of the restaurants and the market is very narrow. it is not...More

4  Thank AngelinaST
Reviewed 1 August 2018

It's a walking distance place from the Otaru Station. The Small market that sell variety of seafood for breakfast and lunch. There is only have one store that offer bigger place to accommodate for group of people. Most of the Store offer seafood on the...More

1  Thank Loekito1824
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Short walk from the station. This is a small market with stalls selling seafood and dried food. Had a don at Ajidokoro Takeda. There are many options to choose from and the food is fresh. However, they are very overpriced and the portion is way...More

1  Thank hcchelsea
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I visited the Sankaku Market when I went to Otaru on July 16th, and the market is quite compact and on a slight slope. The narrow corridors do not allow more than 2 people to pass at a time. I was there at 9:00am in...More

1  Thank Cavalierjim
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 22 nearby hotels
Hotel Inaho
25 reviews
.07 km away
Dormy Inn Premium Otaru
877 reviews
.08 km away
Smile Hotel Otaru
188 reviews
.23 km away
Authent Hotel Otaru
420 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 966 nearby restaurants
Takinami Shokudo
113 reviews
.02 km away
Ramen Tokaiya
75 reviews
.16 km away
Ajidokoro Takeda
104 reviews
.01 km away
Otaru Saint Germain
24 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 238 nearby attractions
JR Otaru Station
389 reviews
.09 km away
The Site of Temiya Line
413 reviews
.38 km away
Ryugu Shrine
29 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Lee H
5 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rebecca G | Reviewed this property |
I went to Sankaku market twice so breakfast or lunch is good.i did not go to the other market but as a general rule plan your day and route that you can cover both regardless breakfast or lunch as the ingredients are fresh... More
Amy G
22 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from lovebug163 | Reviewed this property |
Prices lower in comparison, however if its non season items may be same. I think its best you check around all the stalls for any specific items you wish to try.
Michele C
23 May 2016|
Response from hckok77 | Reviewed this property |