March 8, 2017
The Best 10 Dessert Shops You Must Eat in Osaka
Of course Osaka is best known for its Takoyaki or Okonomiyaki. However, that is not all! Delicious sweets can also be found here. Today we will share with you some of the top ten among the countless options in the foodie city of Osaka. Please find the place for you to rest from your voyages.
This is a shop begun in 1913. It has therefore been around for over 100 years! Their home-made coffee is also famous but their most famous is their “Ice-cream Monaka”. It has a flavor that has not changed since it was created.
The shell of the ice-cream is crisp making the perfect combination with the ice-cream. The price is a very inexpensive 130 yen so it is quite easy to purchase. Please stop buy when you want a sweet treat.
Name：Zeroku Honmachi shop
Address：Osaka Prefecture Osaka City Chuoku Honmachi 1-3-22
Map: Map to Zeroku Honmachi shop
2. Creperie Alcyon
Despite being on a backstreet in the Nanba district, this shop looks like it is straight from the streets of Paris. When one considers going out for crepes in Osaka, this is the shop they will consider first and foremost.
The taste found here is straight from Bretagne, France. They are sure to use specialty ingredients for their butter and salt. Here, you can find delicacies made from more oriental “soba flour” or seasonal mont blanc. Everything is delicious!
Because their mealtime menu is also well done, you can enjoy a full course meal here! Be sure to check out their website for coupons before you visit this “must” in Osaka.
Address：Osaka Prefecture Chuoku Nanba 1-4-18
Access: 1 min from Nanba Station
Map: Map to Alcyon Creperie
In Umeda, Osaka is where this nationwide famous “Yukinoshita” was begun. The pancakes butter and eggs are used to create this cake like pancake. The batter is slowly cooked over a copper plate and is topped with a variety of different toppings. Please find the finish to meet your tastes.
There is also “shaved ice” made of frozen fruit, sandwiches, french toast and other amazing menu items. If you are in Osaka, please do visit the origin of “Yukinoshita”.
Name：Yukinoshita Umeda shop
Address：Osaka Prefecture Osaka City Kita-ku Doyama-cho 5-14
Map: Map to Yukinoshita Umeda shop
In Southern Osaka there is a small street only 80m long paved with stones. There are many quaint shops lining each side. “Meotozenzai” is a shop found here.
The Japanese “zenzai” or sweet bean porridge is made with one serving in two dishes to represent how two are one in marriage. The beans are prepared thoroughly over 8 hours to perfect sweetness.
This is a shop that also became famous through its appearance in the short novel by famous author Sakunosuke Oda. Please visit here to experience the antiques of Osaka.
Address：Osaka Prefecture Osaka City Chuoku Nanba 1-2-10 Houzenji MEOUTO Bld.
Access: 4 min from Osaka Nanba Station
Map: Map to Meotozenzai
You want cake but you also want parfait? If you are a sweets lover surely you will find yourself having trouble settling on one or the other in certain situation. When this is the case, please do visit “MIOR Umeda”. Here you will find 15 types of cake and 4 types of parfait that you can mix and match to your liking!
When you have cake on the top of you parfait it is quite the sight to see. The cakes taste quality is not lost for the elaborate presentation, which is great for photos. Please do visit and enjoy both parfait and cake in one!
Name：MIOR Umeda Sanbangai shop
Address：Osaka Prefecture Osaka City Kitaku Shibata 1-1-3 Hankyu Sabangai 1F
Access: 1 min from Hankyu Umeda Station
Map: Map to MIOR Umeda Sanbangai shop
6. Kiyasu Sohonpo
Cakes and parfaits are also nice. However, as long as you are in Japan surely you want to enjoy Japanese treats! “Mitarashi dango” is a very popular sweet in Japan that is made of sticky rice and a sweat and savory sauce. This is one of traditional sweets that “Kiyasu Sohonpo” is best known for.
This stick of sticky rice balls is heated over fire after your order is made to increase to quality of the combined taste of the rice and sauce. The flavor is made with konbu, shoyu, and brown sugar to create the perfect flavor.
You can also find many other traditional Japanese treats her such Manjyu, Monaka, Kintsuba, Daifuku and many more! Visit here to try the “mitarashi dango” and to find out what the rest of these treats are!
Address：Osaka Prefecture Osaka City Yodogawaku Jushohonmachi 1-4-2
Access: Right by Hankyu Juso Station
Map: Map to Kiyasu Sohonpo
7. Salon de Moncher
“Dojima Roll” is undeniably the most popular rolled cake in Japan. “Salon de Moncher” is the tea room opened by the creators of this famous rolled cake.
The interior decoration which includes a chandelier makes any visitor feel they are in luxury. On the menu is cake sets that include the “Dojima roll”, fruit sandwiches, parfaits topped with the “Dojima Roll”, and afternoon tea sets with shaved ice and fruit.
The delicious looking desserts that is difficult to choose from line the menu. However, we can guarantee and pleasant experience here!
Name：Salon de Moncher Shinsaibaishi shop
Address：Osaka Prefecture Osaka City Chuoku Nishishinsaibashi 1-13-21
Access: 3 min from Shinsaibashi Station
Map: Map to Salon de Moncher Shinsaibaishi shop
This is the most famous mocha in Osaka. This mocha seems to have the fruit itself wrapped in mocha, will surprise you. This store is so popular that it has lines leading up to the shop daily.
In addition to their regular menu, they also have seasonal menus. You can look forward to something new each time you visit. You will want to try the whole menu. Please try this fruity twist on a Japanese dessert!
Address：Osaka Prefecture Suita City Yamadahigashi 2-36-2
Hours：10:00～19:00 (Closed Wednesdays)
Access: 11 min from Banpaku Kinen Koen Station
Map: Map to Shochikudo
9. Delices du Palais
“Delices du Palais” is on the 5th floor of the Shinsaibashi Daimaru and it attracts many people each day. The tarts in the showcase window sparkle like gems and just the sight of them makes you feel good.
However, fruit tart in general is actually quite expensive. This is no problem at the buffet found here! You can eat fruit tart to your heart’s content. It is a one-of-a-kind buffet so be sure to visit!
Sign-in Hours: 12:00～18:00
Buffet Time Limit: 90 minutes
Cost: Adult 2138 yen / Children 1080 yen (7yrs to 12 yrs)
Name：Delices du Palais Daimaru Shinsaibashi Shop
Address：Osaka City Chuoku Shinsaibashi 1-7-1 Daimaru Shinasaibashi Shop 5F
Access: Right by Sinsaibashi Station
Map: Map to Delices du Palais Daimaru Shinsaibashi Shop
The basement of the Shin-umeda Station recreates the city during the Showa period. A popular shop here is “Bashoan” and the most popular item on the menu is an item where you prepare your own powder to flavor your mocha.
There is a very special flavor that comes when you prepare this “kinako” flavor fresh. There are other traditionally Japanese sweets available as well as parfait with Japanese flavors so feel free to try whatever you find fancy’s you.
Name：Bashoan Shin-Umeda City Shop
Address：Osaka City Chuoku Honmachi 1-3-22
Access: 9 min from Osaka Station
Map: Map to Bashoan Shin-Umeda City Shop
Try These True to Osaka Sweets!
What did you think? Osaka is certainly the gourmet capital providing so many different varieties to choose from. You will be sure to find the desert of your choice. Please enjoy however many you need to fulfill yourself!