Practical information

Address: 14 rue Chabanais, 75002
Nearest transport: Quatre Septembre (3), Bourse (3) or Pyramides (7, 14)
Hours: Open every day for lunch & dinner
Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome
Telephone: 01 42 60 50 95
Average price for lunch: 10-19€
Average price for dinner: 10-19€
Style of cuisine: Japanese

Reviews of interest

Time Out (2013) “Les incontournables ? Le généreux râmen, bol de bouillon aux pâtes (environ 8 euros) et les gyoza, raviolis au porc, au chou blanc et au gingembre, grillés sur le dessus et moelleux en dessous (environ 5 euros les 6).”

Alexander Lobrano (2009) “… the best noodle-gyoza restaurant in Paris…”

One Reply to “Hokkaido”

  1. I first visited Hokkaido in 2007 with my Japanese friends, and wanted to revisit this past weekend as we’re tiring of our usual Rue Sainte-Anne haunts (Taishoken, Kunitoraya, Naritake). From my memory it was delicious and packed!

    So much has changed at this off-the-beaten path institution. I believe the ownership has changed since it appears to be owned and operated by a Vietnamese family, this I know because I’m Vietnamese and could hear them speaking. I know you shouldn’t care about who owns a restaurant as long as the food is good, but the food was noticeably different for the worse.

    The ramen was way too oily to the point of seeing oil puddles all over the top of the soup, the gyoza were way too overcooked, and the tonkatsu curry was nothing special served over clumps of older rice (like bottom of the rice cooker kind).

    I know it’s wrong to judge a restaurant based on ownership, but I just couldn’t enjoy the experience knowing that it wasn’t the Japanese restaurant I visited before. There weren’t even Japanese people eating there which should have been warning #1. Also, there were no lines out to the door and many empty tables during the prime Sunday dinner hours.

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