April 5, 2017
The Best 10 Sushi Restaurants You Must Eat in Osaka
Osaka is one of the most famous sightseeing destinations in Japan and one thing you can’t miss in Osaka is food. You may already have Okonomi-yaki (Japanese savoury pancake) and Kushi-katsu (Deep-fried Skewers) on your bucket list. However, you also can’t miss sushi in Osaka! There are many sushi restaurants that serve delicious sushi. In this article, we will introduce the best 10 sushi restaurants you must try in Osaka.
“Haruokoma” is on “Tenjinbashi Shoutengai”, the longest shopping street in Japan. This restaurant is very popular for both tourists and the locals, and therefore there is always a long line.
Most of the sushi dishes are at affordable prices, so enjoy a variety of sushi as much as you can! Let’s try awesome sushi after visiting“Tenjinbashi Shoutengai”.
Address: Tenjinbashi 5-5-2, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Access: 5 minutes walk from Tenma station
Map: Map to Harukoma
The specialities of this restaurant are sushi and blowfish. Although blowfish is typically quite expensive in Japan, it’s cheap in Osaka, so why not give it a try?
You can enjoy very fresh sushi and blowfish in this restaurant because they purchase fresh fish from a market everyday. We recommend that you try blowfish hotpot as well as sushi because it tastes delicious!
Address: Sennichimae 1-7-606, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Access: 3 minutes walk from Nipponbashi station / 6 minutes walk from Namba station
Map: Map to Nishiki
3. Chuo-ichiba Endo
“Osaka Chuo Oroshi-uri Ichiba (Osaka Chuo Wholesale Market)” is one of the most popular markets in Osaka. There is a wide range of fish and seafood available every day.
“Chuo-ichiba Endo” has been running since 1907 in the market. It’s very popular that there is always a long line. It’s open from 5 am, so you can have sushi for breakfast if you want to!
Sushi in this restaurant is called “Tsukami-sushi” and it’s very small compared to normal sushi. “Tsukami-sushi” is bite-sized, so you can eat it easily. Well, it’s no wonder that the ingredients used are very fresh because the restaurant is on the market! Let’s enjoy fresh fish and seafood straight from the market.
Name: Chuo-ichiba Endo
Address: In the Osaka Chuo Oroshi-uri Ichiba, Noda 1-1-86, Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Access: 8 minutes walk from Tamagawa station
Map: Map to Chuo-ichiba Endo
If you want to have some seafood dishes as well as sushi, this restaurant is for you! You can enjoy a variety of dishes and a wide range of sake in “Manma”.
Every dishes and drinks are at affordable prices, so you can fully enjoy high-quality seafood with sake!
Address: Horikoshi-cho 14-4, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Access: 2 minutes walk from Tennoji station
Map: Map to Manma
5. Sanpu Sushi Settsu Higashi Hitotsuya Store
Sushi in this restaurant has big sashimi on sushi rice and you can have such big sushi from 80 yen! There are also full-course meals available, so you can enjoy a variety of dishes!
There are some private rooms which are perfect when you are visiting as a large group. The private rooms have horigotatsu (a short-legged table with a foot warmer), which means you can enjoy sushi in a relaxed atmosphere.
Name: Sanpu Sushi Settsu Higashi Hitotsuya Store
Address: Higashi Hitotsuya 2-10, Settsu-shi, Osaka
Access: 8 minutes walk from Minami Settsu station
Map: Map to Sanpu Sushi Settsu Higashi Hitotsuya Store
6. Nihon Ryouri Genji Hilton Osaka
Unfortunately, sushi is typically not cheap. Have you ever dreamt of eating sushi as much as you want without worrying about money? If so, “Nihon Ryouri Genji Hilton Osaka” will make your dream come true because they offer all-you-can-eat sushi!
The quality of sushi is promised because all the sushi is made by sushi craftsmen. In addition, a Japanese steamed egg custard and a bowl of miso soup are included in the price, so you will not get bored of sushi. We highly recommend this restaurant if you are a sushi-lover!
Name: Nihon Ryouri Genji Hilton Osaka
Address: Hilton Osaka 3F, Umeda 1-8-8, Kita-ku, Osaka
Access: A few minutes walk from Nishi Umeda station
Map: Map to Nihon Ryouri Genji Hilton Osaka
7. Kaisen Izakaya Araiso Suisan Nishi Umeda Store
In this restaurant, you can enjoy fresh sushi at inexpensive prices. This restaurant is owned by a seafood company, which is why you can have fresh sushi at affordable prices.
If you are visiting this restaurant, don’t forget to try some seafood dishes from a variety of menus. In addition, this restaurant is also great for those who love drinking alcohol because there is an all-you-can-drink offer.
Name: Kaisen Izakaya Araiso Suisan Nishi Umeda Store
Address: Lei’s Umeda bldg. 1F, Umeda 2-1-21, Kita-ku, Osaka
Access: 10 minutes walk from Osaka station
Map: Map to Kaisen Izakaya Araiso Suisan Nishi Umeda Store
8. Anaba Tenma Store
Getting hungry at midnight? Don’t worry, this restaurant will solve your problem! In “Anaba Tenma Store”, you can enjoy sushi until 1 am!
This restaurant is not only convenient but also great in taste! One of the most popular dishes is “Anaba Maki (Sushi roll)”, which has a lot of ingredients in it. There are also a variety of dishes that go well with alcohol. Let’s head to this restaurant if you are still hungry or feeling like drinking late at night.
Name: Anaba Tenma Store
Address: Tenjinbashi 4-12-7, Kita-ku, Osaka
Access: A few minutes walk from Tenma station
Map: Map to Anaba Tenma Store
9. Sushi Dokoro Takumi
This restaurant is easily accessible from Ohgimachi subway station. In “Sushi Dokoro Takumi”, sushi craftsmen create sushi from carefully chosen seafood ingredients. The most popular full-course meal of this restaurant is “Sushi Kaiseki”. The full-course meal includes a variety of sushi as well as some Japanese dishes. It requires a reservation at least one day in advance, so don’t forget to make a call.
In addition, the restaurant only has seats at the counter. It means you can watch sushi craftsman create your sushi very close while you are waiting!
Name: Sushi Tokoro Takumi
Address: Kofuku-sogo Ohgimachi bldg. 1F, Tenjinbashi 4-7-11, Kita-ku, Osaka
Access: 1 minute walk from Ohgimachi station
Map: Map to Sushi Tokoro Takumi
10. Iccho Dotonbori Store
Dotonbori is one of the most famous districts in Osaka and has various sightseeing spots. This restaurant is great to stop by after sightseeing Dotonbori.
“Iccho Dotonbori Store” is very popular because sushi and other dishes are tasty and sushi in this restaurant has big sashimi that you can not even see sushi rice from outside. The restaurant is open at lunchtime as well as dinner time, so it is also suitable to have lunch here for a little break during sightseeing.
Name: Iccho Dotonbori Store
Address: Dotonbori Young bldg. 1F, Dotonbori 2-1-7, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Access: 3 minutes walk from Namba station
Map: Map to Iccho Dotonbori Store
Let’s Enjoy Sushi in Osaka!
As you already know, there are many awesome sushi restaurants in Osaka. You may find it hard to decide which one to go, but we promise all the restaurants in this article will make you feel satisfied. Don’t miss trying fresh and delicious seafood while you are in Osaka!