• October 17th, 2017
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[Nanbantei in Kushiro] I AM Surprised at Hokkaido-style Deep-fried Chicken Tower. Nice Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens with Sauce and Set Meal

Nanbantei

Seiyodo Nanbantei (西洋堂 南蛮酊) is a popular restraunt near Toya Station in Kushiro town next to Kushiro city, and is almost adjacent to Kushiro-Shitsugen Wetland National Park (釧路湿原国立公園). The restraunt run by Mr. Kunio Fujino (藤野邦雄) was founded in 1980. The Kushiro is well-known as a birthplace for Zangi (ザンギ * Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken), a local specialty of Hokkaido, and the Nanbantei is famous for serving Zantare (ザンタレ * Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken with Sauce). Lawson (ローソン), a famous convenience store in Japan, used to sell Karaage-kun Hokkaido Zantare Flavor (から揚げ君 北海道ザンタレ味) supervised by the Nanbantei, so I see that the Zantare is very popular. Except it, they also serve deep-fried foods, various rice bowls, curry and rice, fried rice and various spaghetti.

Appearance of Building
Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken with Sauce -Nanbantei in Kushiro-

The restraunt is divided into the 1st floor and the 2nd floor, and all seats are table seats. The interior decoration is like an ordinary Japanese private house. Visitors can sit at table seats without taking off their shoes on the 1st floor, and the visitors sit at table seats on the 2nd floor after they must take off their shoes on the 1st floor. The room is a little large, so I guess that family customers also enjoy meals.

Table on 2nd Floor
Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken with Sauce -Nanbantei in Kushiro-

Kushiro-Shistugen Wetland National Park

Kushiro-Shitsugen Wetland National Park (釧路湿原国立公園) among Kushiro city, Kushiro town, Shibecha town and Tsurui village is a famous tourist attraction in the Eastern Hokkaido, and about 500,000 people visit every year, and is the largest wetland with 18,290 ha in Japan. It has been designed as Ramsar Convention since 1980, and developments had been limited strictly. More than 700 plants grow, and about 200 birds and about 1,100 insects inhabit. A lot of rare animals inhabit and plants including Japanese cranes, Blakiston's fish-owls that are only 100 in Hokkaido, Iijima Ruriboshiyanma (イイジマルリボシヤンマ) that is a remaining specy in the glacial epoch, Itou fish (イトウ) that is said to be a very rare fish, Kushiro jacob's ladder (クシロハナシノブ) that is a remaining specy in the glacial epoch, Bogberry and Yachibouzu (ヤチボウズ) are in the wetland. Article is here

Kushiro-Shitsugen Wetland National Park
Kushiro-shitsugen wetland

By the way, a direct bus does not run between Sapporo or New Chitose Airport and the Kushiro. But highway buses "Star Light Kushiro-go (スターライト釧路号)" and "Kuhsiro Limited Express New Star-go (釧路特急ニュースター号)" run between the Sapporo and the Kushiro, and Sunrise Asahikawa-Kushiro-go (サンライズ旭川・釧路号), an express bus, runs between the Kushiro and Asahikawa, and Sweets Liner-go (スイーツライナー号) runs between Obihiro and Tancho Kushiro Airport, and Senpoku-go (釧北号), an express bus, runs between the Kitami and the Kushiro, and Akan Airport Liner (阿寒エアポートライナー) runs between Lake Akan and the Tancho Kushiro Airport. Besides, Rent-a-car can be rented around Kushiro Station and Kushiro Airport. An airplane flies between Kushiro Airport and Okadama Air Port, and an airplane flies between the Kushiro Airport and New Chitose Airport. As for transport facilities for the Kushiro-Shitsugen Wetland sightseeing, Kushiro-shitsugen train Norokko-go (くしろ湿原ノロッコ号) and Kushiro-shitsugen bus Isshu-go (釧路湿原一周号) run.

    List of Means of Transportation

    Highway buses run between the Kushiro and the Sapporo, the Asahikawa, the Kitami, the Obihiro and the Lake Akan. Refer to following the means of the transportation in the Kushiro. As for car rental comparison websites, you can compare vehicle rental prices on Tabi-Plaza Rental Car Reservation (旅ぷらざレンタカー予約), Jalan Rental Car (じゃらんレンタカー) and Rakutem Travel Rental Car (楽天トラベルレンタカー).

    Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Kushiro
    Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Kushiro to Sapporo
    Akan Bus(阿寒バス) From Asahikawa to Kushiro
    Akan Bus(阿寒バス) From Kushiro to Asahikawa
    Akan Bus(阿寒バス) From Kushiro to Kitami
    Akan Bus(阿寒バス) From Kitami to Kushiro
    Takushoku Bus(拓殖バス) From Obihiro to Tancho Kushiro Airport
    Takushoku Bus(拓殖バス) From Tancho Kushiro Airport to Obihiro
    Akan Bus(阿寒バス) From Tancho Kushiro Airport to Lake Akan
    Jalan
    Akan Bus(阿寒バス) From Lake Akan to Tancho Kushiro Airport
    Jalan
    Nippon Rent-a-car(ニッポンレンタカー) Their offices are near Kushiro Station and Kushiro Airport.
    Times Car Rental(タイムズカーレンタル) Their offices are near the Kushiro Station and the Kushiro Airport.
    Toyota Rental Lease(トヨタレンタリース) Their offices are near the Kushiro Station, Tottori and the Kushiro Airport.
    Jalan
    Nissan Rent-a-car(日産レンタカー) Their offices are near the Kushiro Station and the Kushiro Airport.
    Orix Rent-a-car(オリックスレンタカー) Their offices are near the Kushiro Station and the Kushiro Airport.
    Station Rent-a-car(駅レンタカー) Their office is near the Kushiro Station.
    Nico Nico Rent-a-car(ニコニコレンタカー) Their offices are at Shintomi-cho, Aikoku, Irie-cho, Naniwa-cho and Akanko Onsen.

    KUSHIRO

    Kushiro (釧路) that about 170,000 people live is the 5th largest fisheries city in Hokkaido, and is one of regional hub cities of the Eastern Hokkaido area. The Kushiro became incorporated with Akan town (阿寒) and Onbetsu (音別) in 2005, and has became the 3rd largest city by area in the Hokkaido. In Japan, it is the 7th latgest city by the area. The Kushiro is also well-known as a tourist city with rich nature, and has 2 very famous national parks, Kushiro-Shitsugen wetland (釧路湿原), the largest wetland in the Japan, and Lake Akan (阿寒湖) consisted by primeval forests and lava. In addition, the beautiful sunset can be seen, too, and the Kushiro is one of the three major places to see the beautiful setting sun in the world together with Manila in Philippines and Bali in Indonesia. Read More

    Setting Sun of Nusamai Bridge
    Kushiro

    Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens with Sauce and Set Meal

    I visited here around 14:00 on a weekday. I took off my shoes, and went up to the 2nd floor, and 2 customers were at the restraunt even at late lunchtime. I sat a table seat, and ordered the Zantare. The price was JPY 950. The Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens were served only deep-fried chicken without rice and soup, so I also ordered a set meal (a bowl of rice, a bowl of miso soup, a side dish and a dish of pickled vegetables). The price was JPY 350. The total amount was JPY 1300. The Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens with Sauce are large in quantity (About 800g), so Zantare Half (ザンタレハーフ * Half quantity of Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens with Sauce) is served, too, and the price is JPY 600. The Zantare Half and the set meal are most popular.

    Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens with Sauce and Set Meal from Top
    Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken with Sauce -Nanbantei in Kushiro-

    After waiting for about 10 minutes, Zangi with Sauce and Set Meal were served. The Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken Tower of about 15 cm elevation cought my eyes. That was amazing! That would look great on Instagram! I ate it without delay. Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. It was tasty! The Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken without dipping the sauce can be enjoyed around the top, and the Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken with sweet and sour sauce can be enjoyed around the bottom.

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    As expected getting bored only of the Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens, the visitors should eat alternately the Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens and the rice, and add a change with the side dish and the pickled vegetables. I was a big eater, but 4 Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens were left. A waitress told me "If the Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens are left, in case of bringing the rest of Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens on a dish to a cash register, a waitress pack the left Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens for takeout". It is a pleasure to not leave the food. By the way, I ate too much, and did not eat a dinner at that day.

    Rest of Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens
    Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken with Sauce -Nanbantei in Kushiro-
    Left Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chickens for Takeout
    Hokkaido Style Deep-fried Chicken with Sauce -Nanbantei in Kushiro-
    Parking lot A free parking is provided (4 cars)
    Business hours 11:00-21:00
    Regular closing day Monday, First and Third Tuesday * If those are national holidays, the next day is a closing day.
    Telephone number +81-154-40-3117
    Home page Home page is not provided
    Mapcode 149 475 317*11

    List of Accommodations

    Refer to following websites for the accommodations near or in the Kushiro. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

    KUSHIRO

      Palude Kushiro(駅前ホテル パルーデ釧路)
      Super Hotel Kushiro-ekimae(スーパーホテル 釧路駅前)
      Booking
      Super Hotel Kushiro(スーパーホテル釧路)
      Booking
      Hotel Route-Inn Kushiro Ekimae(ホテルルートイン釧路駅前)
      Hotel AreaOne Kushiro(ホテルエリアワン釧路)
      Kushiro Century Castle Hotel(釧路センチュリーキャッスルホテル)
      La Vista Kushirogawa(ラビスタ釧路川)
      Hotel Rasso Kushiro(ホテルラッソ釧路)
      Comfort Hotel Kushiro(コンフォートホテル釧路)
      Hotel Crown Hills Kushiro(ホテルクラウンヒルズ釧路)
      Hotel Axia Inn Kushiro(ホテルアクシアイン釧路)
      Kushiro Royal Inn(釧路ロイヤルイン)
      Hotel Paco Kushiro(天然温泉ホテルパコ釧路)
      Kushiro Prince Hotel(釧路プリンスホテル)
      ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kushiro(ANAクラウンプラザホテル釧路)
      Toyoko Inn Kushiro Jujigai(東横イン釧路十字街)
      Booking
      Athele Inn(アスリートイン)
      Booking
      Jalan
      Lasting Hotel(ラスティングホテル)
      Booking
      Minshuku Kano(民宿かのう)
      HP
      Booking
      Jalan
      Business Hotel Frontier(ビジネスホテル フロンティア)
      Booking
      Jalan
      Hotel Marshland(ホテル マーシュランド)
      Booking
      Business Ryokan Tokiwaso(ビジネス旅館 富喜和荘)
      HP
      Booking
      Jalan
      Hotel Marshland Annex(ホテル マーシュランド別館)
      Booking
      Minshuku Green Park(民宿グリーンパーク)
      HP
      Booking
      Jalan
      Sumire Ryokan(すみれ旅館)
      Booking
      Jalan
      Rakuten
      Business Hotel Nakazono Daiichi(ビジネス ホテル 中園第一)
      Booking
      Jalan
      Wakatake Ryokan(若竹旅館)
      HP
      Jalan
      Rakuten
      Takkobunuma Automobile Campsite(達古武沼オートキャンプ場)
      Booking
      Jalan
      Rakuten
      Kitoushi Campsite(キトウシ野営場)
      Booking
      Jalan
      Rakuten

      Shibecha

        Kushiro Shitsugen Tohro Youth Hostel(釧路湿原とうろユースホステル)
        Rakuten
        Kushiroshitsugen Toro Inn(釧路湿原 とうろの宿)
        Booking
        Lodge Shirarutoro(シラルトロ温泉 ロッジ シラルトロ)
        Booking
        Minshuku Mokuri(民宿 木理)
        Booking
        Rakuten
        Fuji Onsen(富士温泉)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Restaurant and Hotel Hazel Grouse Manor(レストラン&ホテル ヘイゼルグラウスマナー)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Hotel Terreno Kisen(ホテル・テレーノ気仙)
        Booking
        Fujika Onsen Hotel(藤花温泉ホテル)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Sanraku-so(三楽荘)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Tanigawa Ryokan(谷川旅館)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Lake Shirarutoro Campsite(シラルトロ湖キャンプ場)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Tawadaira Campsite(多和平キャンプ場)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Nijibetsu Automobile Campsite(虹別オートキャンプ場)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten

        Tsurui

          Heart'n Tree(ハートン ツリー)
          Jalan
          Tsurui Dosanko Ranch(鶴居どさんこ牧場)
          HP
          Booking
          Jalan
          Minshuku Tsurui(民宿つるい)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Woody Hotel and Restaurant Yumekobo(ウッディホテル&レストラン夢工房)
          Rakuten
          Manami Cabin(Manami Cabin)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Hotel Green Park Tsurui(ホテル グリーンパークつるい)
          Booking
          HOTEL TAITO(HOTEL TAITO)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Wilderness Lodge Hickory Wind(ヒッコリーウインド)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Farm Inn Torch(ファームイン トーチ)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Farm Inn Mumin(ファームイン夢民)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Shukubo Makigoya(宿房 まきごや)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Farm Eco Lodge Tanocho-no-Ie(ファームエコロッジ 丹頂の家)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Tsukushi Village(つくしヴィレッジ)
          Jalan
          Farm Inn Tsurui(ファームインつるい)
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Tsurui Villagers Forest Automobile Campsite(つるい村民の森 オートキャンプ場)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Tsurui Campsite(つるいキャンプ場)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten

          Yamahana Onsen

            Yamahana Onsen Rifre(山花温泉リフレ)
            Booking

            Tancho-no-Sato Onsen

              Circle House Red Beret(サークルハウス赤いベレー)
              Booking

              Akanko Onsen

                Lake Akan Tsuruga Wings(あかん湖 鶴雅ウィングス)
                Akan Yuku-no-Sato Tsuruga(阿寒悠久の里鶴雅)
                New Akan Hotel(ニュー阿寒ホテル)
                Hotel Akankoso(ホテル阿寒湖荘)
                Akan-no-Mori Tsuruga Resort Hanayuuka(阿寒の森 鶴雅リゾート花ゆう香)
                Akan Tsuruga Besso Hinanoza(あかん鶴雅 別荘 鄙の座)
                La Vista Akangawa(カムイの湯 ラビスタ阿寒川)  
                Onsen Minshuku Ryougoku(温泉民宿 両国)
                Rakuten
                Sansuiso(山水荘)
                Booking
                Hoyuso(芳友荘) Only Tel:+81-154-67-2728
                Hachiya Ryokan(八谷旅館) Only Tel:+81-154-67-2747
                Hotel Gozensui(ホテル御前水)
                Onsen Minshuku Yamaguchi(温泉民宿山口)
                Booking
                Rakuten
                Tohokan(東邦館)
                Booking
                Onsen Minshuku Kiri(温泉民宿 桐)
                Booking
                Business Hotel Matsuoka(ビジネスホテルまつおか)
                Jalan
                Rakuten
                Akankohan Campsite(阿寒湖畔キャンプ場)
                Booking
                Jalan
                Rakuten
                Booking.com

                A page of Kushiro is here

                Kushiro

                By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.

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