Best for: Sake
If you are longing for some delicious Japanese sake then Muku is a place for you. There are different types of Japanese sake served every day. Guests can also try their famous traditional Sengyo meal.
Address: 1-11-12 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku
Best for: Shellfish cuisine
Ofukuro offers seasonal shellfish that can be either served grilled or as sashimi. A must-try is their shellfish on the grill that is mixed with sauce from a special konbu (kelp)-based recipe.
Address: 3-14-9 Nishitemma, Kita-Ku
Best for: Japanese cuisine
At this restaurant, guests can relish some authentic Japanese cuisine that is prepared in front of them by the chef. The menu includes mochi rice, ainame and wakame soup and tempura, among others.
Address: IF, Hiro Bldg, 2-2-21 Temma, Kita-ku
Best for: Teppanyaki food
Indulge in sizzling teppan cuisine with a twist at Conne. Do try out the authentic Okonomiyaki consisting of thick-cut pork, cooked in fresh whipped egg white and yam.
Address: 101, Forte, Minaminorimachi, 2-11 Yoriki-Machi, Kita-Ku
Tsubaqlo Suppon Shokudo
Best for: Suppon
Enjoy a variety of Suppon delicacies including Karaaga and the Nabe hot pot containing a whole turtle. Additionally, this
place is also known for offering a fine Mediterranean dining experience.
Address: 2-24, Suehiro-cho, Kita-Ku
Best for: Food with a view
Once the residence of Baron Denzaburo Fujita, Taiko-En now houses four restaurants — Yodogawa-Tei for local Japanese fare, Luxele for French cuisine, Teppanyaki Amijima for steaks and Briller Vert for beverages and quick bites. Taiko-En also has a Japanese-style garden, which is a must visit in Osaka.
Contact: 9-10 Amijimacho, Miyakojima Ward, Osaka
Best for: Tomato okonomiyaki
Inspired by a Kyoto townhouse, Kyo-Chabana serves a diverse menu of delectable Okonomiyaki recipes — The specialties being Kyo-fu okonomiyaki and tomato okonomiyaki. Black Yakisoba made with soba (Japanese noodles) and teppanyaki dishes are also available on the menu.
Address: 1-4-15, Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi
Best for: Set meal
If you are looking for a healthy meal option in the city, ie offers well-balanced nutritious Japanese food. This includes the miso soup with mugimiso (barley miso). The set menu has rice, miso soup and three other dishes that vary on daily basis.
Address: 2-4-5, Yariya-Machi, Chuo-Ku
Best for: Steak
Thick-cut steak is highly recommended if you plan to visit Sagiri on your trip to Osaka. The menu offers Kamui beef and Wagyu lean meat, each of which are cut and cooked in a unique way. If you wish to explore the Okinawan style of cuisine in Osaka, then this is the place to be.
Address: 4-5-11, Tenjinbashi, Kita-Ku
Best for: Japanese coffee
Just a walking distance from Umeda station, Warara is a small yet cosy cafe. It is a perfect coffee spot where you can enjoy their in-house blend coffee, alongside the healthy breakfast sets. This place also serves mains like dry curry and spaghetti, among others.
Address: 3-3-22 Nakazaki, Kita-ku
Best for: Sweet potatoes
While you are busy exploring the Tengo Nakazakidori Shopping Street, don’t forget to stopover at this charming cafe for a quick break. Well-known for its satsumaimo (sweet potatoes), the cafe offers different types of freshly baked sweet potatoes. A must-try is their sweet and crunchy Nakazaki potato slice. Additionally, the cafe sources its produces from a local farm.
Address: 1-6-20 Najazaki, Kita-ku γ