As you may know, high quality milk is produced in Hokkaido. It means milk products are also superb. Cheesecakes used rich milk in Hokkaido are really delicious and the tastes vary depends on each store. You should try and find your favorite one.
#1. Double Fromage – LeTAO
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“Double Fromage” of Letao is the most famous cheesecake in Hokkaido. The cheesecake is made of double-layers of rare and baked cheesecakes. Once you take a bite, the cake melts in your mouth. It is introduced in various TV programs, magazines and guidebooks. The whole cake with a diameter of 12cm and costs 1,728 yen including tax.
LeTAO (Flagship Store)
Address : 7-16 Sakai, Otaru, Hokkaido
Access : About 10-minute walk from JR Minami Otaru Station
Opening Hours : 9:00m ~ 6:00pm
Phone : +81(0) 134-31-4500
Website : LeTAO (Japanese)
#2. Melcheese – Petite Merveille
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“Melcheese” of Petite Merveille is the first one-bite size cheese soufflé sold in Hokkaido. The texture of Melcheese is soft, creamy and it tastes just like a melting cheese as its name suggests. They have other flavors including pumpkin, caramel, chocolate and strawberry. It costs 152 yen per piece including tax.
Petite Merveille at Red Brick Warehouses
Address: 11-5 Suehiro Hakodate
Access: About 5-minute walk from “Jujigai Stop” of street tram.
Opening Hours: 9:30am ~ 7:00pm
Website: Petite Merveille (Japanese)
#3. Cheese Omelets – Snaffle’s
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“Cheese Omelets” has the melting soft texture just like half cooked omelet. It became popular by word-of-mouth information acquired from flight attendants who travels all places in Japan. They have chocolate and maple flavors, and those flavors are also tasty. It’s similar to “Melcheese” but “Cheese omelet” is a little sweeter. The price of a set including 8 Cheese Omelets is 1,296 yen including tax.
Snaffle’s (Flagship store)
Address : 18-2 Wakamatsu, Hakodate, Hokkaido
Access : About 3-minute walk from JR Hakodate Station
Opening Hours : 10:00am ~ 9:00pm
Phone : +81-(0) 120-89-0609
Website : Snaffle’s
#4. Yakitate Cheese Tart – Kinotoya
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“Yakitate Cheese Tart” is a cheese cake baked in oven after pouring cheese mousse in cookie dough. The outside cookie is crispy and inside filling is soft. It costs 183 yen including tax.
Kinotoya Bake (Flagship Store)
Address : 5-1-20, 3-jo, Higashi Sapporo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access : About 5-minute walk from Shiroishi Station of Sapporo City Subway
Opening Hours : 9:00am ~ 9:00pm
Phone : +81-(0) 11-813-6161
Website : KInotoya Bake (Japanese)
#5. Furano Yukidoke Cheesecake – Shinya
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“Furano Yukidoke Cheesecake” is a baked rare cheesecake covered by whipped cream just snow covering the land of Hokkaido in winter. It has rich taste but light because of the harmony of 4 layers including fresh whipped cream, rich cream cheese, wild grape jam mixed blueberries and crispy tart dough. The whole cake with a diameter of 14cm and costs 1,296 yen including tax.
Address : 4-7 Asahi, Furano, Hokkaido
Access : About 5-minute walk from JR Furano Station
Opening Hours : 9:00am ~ 7:00pm
Phone : +81-(0) 167-22-2042
Website : Shinya (Japanese)
#6. Yon Shu no Assort Cheesecake – Buono Buono
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Buono Buono is a cheesecake specialty confectionary and 20 kinds and more cheesecakes are provided at the store over 20 years. The most popular product is a set of cheese cake assorted 1/4 of 4 popular kinds of cheesecakes including sour, New York, Gorgonzola and Edam cheesecakes. As you can try different tastes, you’ll never had enough. The set costs 1,620 yen including tax.
Address : 24-1-18 Nishi, Minami-6jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access : About 8-minute walk from Maruyama Koen Station of Sapporo City Subway
Opening Hours : 10:00am ~ 7:00pm
Phone : +81-(0) 11-552-5833
Website : Buono Buono (Japanese)
#7. Omo Cheese – Warakudo
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“Omo Cheese” is a cheesecake with unique texture as it stretches like Omochi (rice cake). You may express the texture that OmoCheese is a cheese like an omochi or an omochi like a cheese. It’s one-bite size and easy to eat. A set of Omo Cheese includes 6 pieces and costs 972 yen including tax.
Warakudo (Flagship Store)
Address : 7-6-30 Sakae-dori, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Access : About 7-minute walk from Nango 7-chome Station of Sapporo City Subway
Opening Hours : 10:00am ~ 6:00pm
Phone : +81-(0) 11-853-3126
Website : Warakudo (Japanese)
#8. Akai Silo – Seigetsu
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“Akai Silo” was served as a desert for guests using premium seat of Japan Airline. The most significant point of this cheesecake is the moist texture and rich cheese flavor. It costs 137 yen each including tax.
Seigetsu (Flagship Store)
Address : Nishi 1, Kita 1-jo, Kitami, Hokkaido
Access : About 5-minute walk from JR Kitami Station
Opening Hours : 9:30am ~ 6:30pm
Phone : +81-(0) 157-23-3590
Website : Seigetsu (Japanese)
#9. Ushisan no Cheesecake – Farm Designs
“Ushisan no Cheesecake” is a cheesecake on a cocoa biscuit with chocolate dough in New York-style cheesecake to makes cow patterns. The cheesecake became popular when it was introduced on TV program and now they have a branch office overseas. The whole cake with a diameter of 12cm and costs 1,728 yen including tax.
Farm Designs (Flagship Store)
Address : 107 Kuma-ushiki-sen, Hamanaka-cho, Akkeshi-gun, Hokkaido
Access : About 10-minute drive from JR Hamanaka Station
Opening Hours: 10:30am ~ 5:00pm
Phone : +81-(0) 153-64-2310
Website : Farm Designs (Japanese)
#10. Yukikon Cheese – Rokkatei
“Yuki-Kon Cheese” is a sandwich of crème cheese and available only the stores featuring cafeterias in Hokkaido can serve as its expiration of freshness period is just 2 hours. Sweetness of cheese and bitter cookies are in perfect harmony.
Rokkatei (Flagship Store)
Address : 9-6 Minami, Nishi 2-jo, Obihiro, Hokkaido
Access : About 7-minute walk from JR Obihiro Station
Opening Hours : 9:00am ~ 7:00pm
Phone : +81-(0) 120-12-6666
Website : Rokkatei
You may be able to find the stores of above shops at airports, stations, shopping malls and other places. In addition, the other cakes sold at those stores are worth to try. Why don’t you come Hokkaido to visit those stores for tasting cheesecakes?