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Japan is surrounded by bountiful waters and supports a thriving seafood industry. Areas near fishing ports often have fish markets, and local produce is available for great values prices. Booths that cook up food for you to eat on the spot and services that ship products directly to your house are really wonderful. Many fish markets have dining facilities attached, serving up delicious seafood caught early that morning.

Sapporo City Central Wholesale Outside Market [Hokkaido]

Some 70 shops sandwich Chuo Ichiba Dori St. Sells Hokkaido fresh seafood and vegetables.
Closed: Some shops have different schedules
Open hours: 5:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Some shops have different schedules)
Address: 21-374-16 Kita 11 jyo nishi Cyuo-ku Sapporo-city
Contact information
Phone: 011-621-7044
Fax: 011-621-7180

Tsukiji Market [Tokyo]

Seasonal Japanese items are available at Tsukiji Outdoor Market outside of the publically run Tsukiji Market, one of the largest markets in Japan and the world.

Open hours 5:00 a.m. - around 1:00 p.m.
Closed: Sun, Holidays, and 1st to 3rd Wed of every month (Some shops have different schedules)
Address: 5-2-1 Tsukiji Chuo-ku Tokyo
Contact information
Tsukiji Outdoor Market Commercial District Promotion Association
Phone: 03-3541-9466

Omi-cho Market [Ishikawa]

Open hours: Some shops have different schedules

Closed: Wed, Holidays, and New year's day

Address: 50 Kamiohmi-cho Kanazawa-city
Contact information
Omi-cho Market Commercial District Promotion Association
Phone: 076-231-1462
Fax: 076-232-5502

Seafood Market in Maizuru Port ToreTore Cenetr [Kyoto]

Located near the most thriving seafood port in Kyoto Prefecture, this is one of the largest seafood markets on the Sea of Japan side of Japan. It is located inside a road rest stop ("michi no eki").
Closed: Wed (Unscheduled. Check the website.)
Open hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Subject to seasonal changes)
Address: 905 Shimofukui怀Maizuru-city Kyoto

Contact information
Phone: 0773-75-6125

Yanagibashi Central Market Marunaka Food Center [Aichi]

A public central market located in the downtown area. Enjoy foods from Japan, including the adjacent port area, as well as abroad.
Closed: Sun, Holidays, and others (Unscheduled. Check the website.)
Open hours: 4:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (Until around noon during the year end season)
Address: 4-15-2 Meieki Nakamura-ku Nagoya-city
Contact information
Phone: 052-581-8111
Fax: 052-581-8115
Contact form

Isshiki Fish Plaza, Morning Market Plaza [Aichi]

In addition to locally caught eel and shrimp, this market also handles an abundance of fruit, etc.
Closed: Wed (Unscheduled. Check the website.)
Open hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Address: 176 Funaehigashi Koyabu Isshiki-cho Hazu-gun Aichi
Contact information
Phone: 0563-72-3700
Fax: 0563-73-6600

Toba Seafood Market [Mie]

Sells seafood harvested from Ise-Shima. A tuna carving show can be seen on the weekends.
Open hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Everyday
Address Pearl road shop: Uramura-cho Toba-city Mie
Osatsu shop: Osaka Adako-cho Toba-city Mie

Contact information
Phone: 0599-32-5352 (Pearl road shop)
0599-33-7108 (Osatsu shop)

Izumisano Fishermans Union Open Air Market [Osaka]

Its location adjacent to an auction market provides this market with fresh seafood harvested from the ocean not even an hour ago.
Open hours: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Closed: Wed
Address: 2-5187-101 Shinmachi Izumisano-city Osaka
Contact information
Phone: 072-469-2340

Tottori Karo Port Seafood Market "Karo ichi" [Tottori]

10 minutes from Tottori Sakyu (Tottori Sand Dunes). Fresh seafood arrives everyday from the Karo port, famous as a wintertime harvesting port for Matsuba snow crab.
Open hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed: Jan 1
Address: 3-27-1 Karo-cho-nishi Tottori-city Tottori
Contact information
Phone: 0857-38-8866
Fax: 0857-38-8860

Ibusuki Yamagawa Port Seafood Market [Kagoshima]

In addition to seafood like bonito harvested from the Yamagawa port, this market also handles items including produce.
Open hours: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Closed: The 3rd Wed of every month, and Jan 1-2
Address: 1-10 Yamagawakinsei-cho Ibusuki-city Kagoshima
Contact information
Phone: 0993-27-6507
Fax: 0993-35-3312