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Minato no Marche at Pier Bandai

One-stop-shop for the freshest Niigata ingredients! A popular food market hub that’s always a hit with locals and visiting tourists alike.

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Market

At Minato no Marche Pier Bandai, you can find all kinds of delicious foods from Niigata. There is a wide selection of freshly harvested fish from the Sea of Japan, vegetables directly delivered from local farms, seasonal fruits, delicious meats, and Niigata brand rice and famous sake.

The market also has several restaurants, so you can enjoy all of Niigata’s gourmet foods in one place. You may want to visit a sushi restaurant to enjoy fresh fish, go to a shop with delicious “kaisendon” (sashimi rice bowl), stop into an Italian restaurant or enjoy a trendy cafe.

Pier Bandai marked its 10th anniversary in 2020 and to celebrate, they renovated the Pecan Terrace. This wide-open space is furnished with a 180-inch monitor, cheerful hanging parasols that ride the sea breeze, facilities for anyone to cook with and plenty of room to hang out with friends.
The large monitor provides information on food and sightseeing in Niigata Prefecture.
The market also holds regular events and is always crowded with people, both locals and tourists alike.

Highlights

  • This market is a perfect spot to shop for delicious Niigata foods, as well as local specialty goods for souvenirs.
  • Many high-quality restaurants line the market, including restaurants that provide super fresh sushi and kaisendon (sashimi rice bowl).
  • The market is located within steps of Niigata tourist destinations like Bandai Bridge and Toki Messe, making it the perfect area for a little walking tour.

Photos

  • Panoramic view of Pier Bandai

    Panoramic view of Pier Bandai

  • Fresh seafood

    Fresh seafood

  • Otomi-san market

    Otomi-san market

  • Nature (“nachure”) Katayama

    Nature (“nachure”) Katayama

  • Kaitenzushi (conveyor belt sushi)

    Kaitenzushi (conveyor belt sushi)

  • Pecan Terrace

    Pecan Terrace

  • Logo

    Logo

Reviews

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  • ps.yuanyuan33

    最喜歡逛市場了,搬了一大袋新潟米回家,回程行李還超重!

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Details

Name in Japanese
みなとのマルシェ ピアBandai
Postal Code
950-0078
Address
2 Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata
Telephone
025-249-2560
Closed Days
None
※ Varies by store.
Business Hours
9:00a.m.-9:00p.m.
※ Varies by store.
Admission
Free
Access
Approx. 7-minute taxi from Niigata Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen Line. Alternatively, from Niigata Station you can take the E20 Line bus for 10 minutes and get off at Miyaura Chugaku-Mae.
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)