November 9, 2017
The 10 Best Places for Lunch in Osaka, Japan
Osaka has been called “tenka-no-daidokoro” which means king of kitchen. In Osaka, there is culture that spend money on food and lose all money because of that. Also they have lots of good food that use flour such as Okonomiyaki and takoyaki. Today, we would like to introduce places to eat lunch in Osaka, Top 10.
1. Restaurant world buffet
“Restaurant world buffet” is a buffet restaurants where is located in WTC (World Trade center) in Nanko where is water front of Osaka. It is on 200m high, so the view from the restaurant is amazing.
It is buffet so you can eat as much as you want and it is not that expensive. If you want to enjoy lunch buffet and beautiful view, this is a place to go.
Name: Restaurant world buffet
Address: 48F Osakafusakisuchosha, 1-14-16 Nankokita, Suminoe, Osaka
Time: 11:00~ 14:30/ 17:00~ 22:00
Access: 5 minutes from Trade center station by foot
Map: Map to Restaurant world buffet
“Yaekatsu” is a kushikatsu restaurant that is located in Shinsekai where you can feel Osaka. Yaekatsu is famous kushikatsu restaurant in Osaka, so it is always crowded.
They always have line but line moves smooth so you won’t wait that long. They have lots of kushikatsu menu. Let’s eat kushikatsu for lunch!
Address: 3-4-13, Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa, Osaka
Time: 10:30~ 20:45
Access: 5 minutes from Dobutsuenmae station by foot
Map: Map to Yaekatsu
3. Sennichimae Hatsuse
“Sennichimae Hatsuse” is a Okonomiyaki restaurant that is located at east from Nankaidori that comes from Sennichimae. The seats are all private. So you make okonomiyaki in private room. How about eating Okonomiyaki for lunch?
Name: Osaka-no-aji Okonomiyaki Sennichimae Hatsuse
Address: 11-25 Sennichimae, Namba, Chuo, Osaka
Access: 3 minutes from Namba station by foot
Map: Map to Sennichimae Hatsuse
“Jiyuken” is a curry restaurant that has been opened since 1910. It is located in Sennichimae, Namba, and it is famous restaurant that sometimes appears in stories that are based in Osaka.
Their curry looks like dry curry. Rice is wet and you eat mixing the egg top of the rice. It is spicy but not too much. How about visiting them to eat good lunch?
Name: Jiyuken Namba honten
Address: 3-1-34 Namba, Chuo, Osaka
Time: 11:30~ 21:00
Access: 2 minutes from Namba station by foot
Map: Map to Jiyuken
5. Tomato-no-sato Shinanoji
“Tomato-no-sato Shinanoji” is a famous restaurant for tomato ramen that is located at Osaka subway chuo line Sennichimae line Awaza station. Their soup is based on tomato so it is not greasy like regular ramen, so it is good for lunch. Please try!
Name: Tomato-no-sato Shinanoji
Address: 3-7-1 Utsubohonmachi, Nishsi, Osaka
Close: Monday, Sunday
Time: 11:30~ 13:20/ 18:00~ 20:30
Access: 2 minutes from Awaza station by foot
Map: Map to Tomato-no-sato Shinanoji
6. Fukutaro Umeda-ten
“Fukutaro Umeda-ten” is in Grand Front in Osaka. It is located 1 minute from JR Osaka station by foot. Fukutaro used to be located in Namba and they opened another branch in Umeda.
Since they can eat same Okonomiyaki that they serve in Namba, it is always crowded. If you come to Osaka, please try!
Name: Fukutaro Umeda-ten
Address: Groundfront Osaka south 7F, 4-20 Ofuka, Kita, Osaka
Time: 11:00~ 23:00
Access: 1 minute from Osaka station by foot
Map: Map to Fukutaro Umeda-ten
7. Nankai grill
“Nankai grill” is a popular restaurant in Sakai, Osaka. You can eat selected Miyazaki beef at this place. It has been opened since 1988 and it didn’t have Miyazaki beef brand at that time yet but they were using Miyazaki beef since then.
They have Miyazaki beef steak for lunch. If you want to eat good steak for lunch, please visit! Please try their Miyazaki beef!
Name: Nankai grill Naka-ten
Address: 1-25-2 Kurumanochonishi, Sakai, Osaka
Time: 11:30~ 15:00/ 17:00~ 22:00
Access: 8 minutes from Sakai station by foot
Map: Map to Nankai grill
Meiji-ken has opened in 1923 in Osaka funaba, it is a western restaurant. They served omelet rice and hamburger beef when they opened. They were opening in back street during world war 2.
After the war, they moved several times, and now it is opened in Shinsaibashi. Their popular menu is omelet rice. Please try for lunch!
Address: 1-5-32 Shinsaibashisuji, Chuo, Osaka
Access: 6 minutes from Shinsaibashi station by foot
Map: Map to Meiji-ken
9. Restaurant Alaska honten
“Restaurant Alaska” is a French restaurant in downtown Osaka, Kitashinchi. It has been loved for more than 80 years by famous people. It is a famous French restaurant in Osaka.
You may feel it is uncomfortable to go as it is expensive, but they have lunch which is reasonable. If you come to Osaka for sightseeing, please visit!
Name: Restaurant Alaska Osaka honten
Address: Espass Kitashinchi 16 1F, 2F, 1-7-18 Sonesakishinchi, Kita, Osaka
Time: 11:00~ 15:00/ 17:00~ 23:00
Close: Sunday, Holiday
Accss: 3 minutes from Kitashinchi station by foot
Map: Map to Restaurant Alaska Osaka honten
10. Yoshoku kissa Hishimekiya
“Yoshoku kissa Hishimekiya” is a restaurant that is located in OCAT in Osaka JR Namba station. They have meat market next to the restaurant, so they get meat from there and serve at the restaurant, so it is fresh.
You will be satisfied with the taste. You can eat soup and coffee as much as you want for lunch. It is connected to Namba station so it is easy to go. How about having lunch there?
Name: Yoshoku restaurant Hishimekiya
Address: OCAT building 1F, 1-4-1 Minatocho, Naniwa, Osaka
Access: Namba station
Map: Map to Hishimekiya
Let’s eat good lunch in Osaka!
Today, we introduced places to eat lunch in Osaka. There are lots of places to eat lunch in Osaka, so it is difficult to choose one. Please find the one you like!