Got a Sweet Tooth? Here Are 10 Must-Visit Sweets Shops in Obihiro, Hokkaido!

  • Obihiro City is located in the south center of Hokkaido, Japan. Since the city has an easy access to fresh agricultural products, there are a lot of popular must-try foods in the area, including sweets and desserts. In this article are 10 famous shops where you can buy delicious sweets in Obihiro. Check them out!

    1. UËTLIBERG (ユトリベルグ)

    UËTLIBERG is a shop that provides sweets and pastries using eggs and milk from Hokkaido. Their most popular product is a cheesecake called Harukoma Cheese (春駒チーズ). They also sell other treats such as chocolate and pudding.

    UËTLIBERG Website *Japanese only
    Access (There are many branches, but we will introduce one of them here.)

    2. Okashi no Yakata no Akutsu (お菓子の館のあくつ)

    Okashi no Yakata no Akutsu provides sweets made from exclusive raw materials. “Okashi” means “sweets” or “snacks” in Japanese, while “yakata” means “mansion” or “building.” You should try Milk Road, a sponge cake coated in white chocolate. It’s their bestseller and for good reason!

    Okashi no Yakata no Akutsu Website *Japanese only

    3. DEEM FACTORY (ディームファクトリー)

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    Brown Swiss Premium Soft Cream (ブラウンスイスプレミアムソフト) is DEEM FACTORY’s most popular product made from Hokkaido milk and eggs. If you are interested in trying it, you can also buy it online.

    DEEM FACTORY Website *Japanese only

    4. Tokachi Shinmura Farm (十勝しんむら牧場)

    Tokachi Shinmura Farm is the name of a cafe and shop offering various dairy products. They have milk jam, milk, and scone, as well as local tea and original goods. Their shop at ESTA Obihiro (エスタ帯広店) is easily accessible from Obihiro Station.

    Tokachi Shinmura Farm Website *Japanese only

    5. Cranberry (クランベリー)

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    Cranberry is a shop that provides sweets and pastries such as cakes, cookies, and chocolates. Their most popular product is their sweet potato cake which is available at their shops in Obihiro or online (Japanese only).

    Cranberry Website *Japanese only
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    6. Takahashi Manju-ya (高橋まんじゅう屋)

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    Takahashi Manju-ya sells taiyaki (fish-shaped cake), obanyaki (stuffed pancake), and nikuman (steamed pork bun). They also have a lot of unique manju flavors such as cheese. Their store is located at the center of Obihiro City and you can reach it by walking from Obihiro Station.

    Takahashi Manju-ya Website

    7. Takeya Seika (竹屋製菓)

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    Takeya Seika is a shop that provides Japanese-style sweets, the most popular one being Sobayaki (そばやき), a pastry made of buckwheat flour. The shop was founded in 1925 and has since maintained the traditional way of making sweets. If you want to enjoy the traditional taste of Japanese sweets, Takeya Seika is a must-try!

    Takeya Seika Website *Japanese only

    8. Recette Chocolat (ルセットショコラ)

    Recette Chocolat is a specialty chocolate shop that provides various types of chocolates and chocolate cakes. The owner himself makes all the chocolates, and not only are they delicious but they also look cute! Who knows, you might just find your favorite chocolate here!

    Recette Chocolat Website

    9. Ryugetsu (柳月)

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    Ryugetsu provides various kinds of sweets that make use of Hokkaido ingredients. It is a very popular brand and has shops all over Japan. A recommended product is their Sanporoku (三方六), a delicious Baumkuchen covered in white and milk chocolate!

    Ryugetsu Website *Japanese only
    Access (There are many branches, but we will introduce one of them here.)

    10. Rokkatei (六花亭)

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    Sweets from Rokkatei are famous Hokkaido souvenirs. Their dried strawberries coated in white chocolate, called Strawberry Chocolate, are super delicious!

    Rokkatei Website
    Access (There are many branches, but we will introduce one of them here.)

    After reading this article, you are probably craving the aforementioned delicious sweets. Some of them are only available in Obihiro, so don’t miss trying them out when you visit Hokkaido!

    Obihiro City Website *Automatic translation available

    Would you like to stay in Obihiro? Check out all the hotels in the area here!