【Gourmet2】

Local Speciality of OSAKA

Osaka’s distinctive culture differs from typical Japanese cuisine.
The area is known throughout Japan for its flour-based foods (konamon) and soup stocks.

B2, HERBIS PLAZA【MAP

CHIBO

千房

First, various ingredients and flour are mixed with chopped cabbage, and the resulting mixture is grilled on a hotplate. Finally, it is topped with sauce, mayonnaise, chopped seaweed, and bonito fish flakes. The result is okonomiyaki, one of Osaka’s most famous comfort foods. The shop’s yakisoba, which starts at ¥853, is also delicious.

Hours: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
(last order at 10:00 pm)
Closed: when Herbis Plaza is closed.
Pricing: lunch items start at ¥1,000, and dinner items start at ¥1,500.
WEB: http://www.chibo.com

7F, South Building, GRAND FRONT OSAKA【MAP

osaka-oden yakiton Kyu

大坂おでん 焼とん 久

This shop is famous for its yakiton—bite-sized pieces of pork grilled on skewers—and oden—stewed items featuring a distinctive soup stock made of bonito and kelp. There’s also a pub-style menu of foods that go with beer, Japanese sake, and shochu.

Hours: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
※Hours vary by shop.
Closed: when Grand Front Osaka is closed.
Pricing: Lunch items start at ¥1,000, and dinner items start at ¥3,000.

7F, South Building, GRAND FRONT OSAKA【MAP

SHINSAIBASHI NISHIYA

心斎橋にし家

Enjoy smooth, firm udon noodles in a relaxing atmosphere that evokes an old home. The key to the shop’s delicious dishes is soup stock prepared using domestically produced dried bonito shavings. In addition to curry-flavored udon noodles and tempura, the shop’s rice bowls are also popular.

Hours: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
※Hours vary by shop.
Closed: when Grand Front Osaka is closed.
Pricing: Lunch items start at ¥1,000, and dinner items start at ¥3,000.
WEB: http://www.nishiya.co.jp

7F, South Building, GRAND FRONT OSAKA【MAP

AGEHA

揚八

This shop, which serves creative combinations of ingredients deep-fried on skewers, pays meticulous attention to fresh, carefully selected ingredients, the temperature of the frying oil, and the ratio of ingredients in the batter. The owner, who is a licensed sommelier and sake sommelier, will provide sake pairings upon request.

Hours: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
※Hours vary by shop.
Closed: when Grand Front Osaka is closed.
Pricing: Lunch items start at ¥1,620, and dinner items start at ¥2,700.
WEB: http://yamatogushi.com

B2, South Area, Hankyu Sanbangai【MAP

BUBUTEI

明石焼 ぶぶ亭

Taste and compare akashiyaki, which is made by wrapping tender, boiled octopus in dough made with plenty of eggs, and takoyaki, which is flavored with aromatic sauce. In this way, you can enjoy two gourmet foods prepared with octopus.

Hours: 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
(last order at 9:30 pm)
Closed: when Hankyu Sanbangai is closed.
Pricing: Lunch and dinner items start at ¥500.
WEB: http://www.kawatomix.co.jp/bubu/

B2, South Area, Hankyu Sanbangai【MAP

BOTEJYU

ぼてぢゅう

Botejyu has carried on tradition as a well-respected okonomiyaki shop since its founding in 1946. The dish is usually eaten using a fork-shaped trowel.

Hours: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
(last order at 9:30 pm)
Closed: when Hankyu Sanbangai is closed.
Pricing: Lunch items start at ¥700, and dinner items start at ¥1,000.
WEB: http://www.botejyu.co.jp

Introducing UMEDA FOOD HALL, a food court that’s open for lunch and dinner

  • UMEDA FOOD HALL
  • UMEDA FOOD HALL
  • UMEDA FOOD HALL is a new food court located in Hankyu Sanbangai, a shopping mall that’s connected to Hankyu Umeda Station. Its restaurants are divided into five category-based areas, each of which offers a different mood and style of food: bars, chic cuisine, snacks, meals for stamina, and sweets. There are a total of 18 establishments, 11 of which have opened their first branch in the Kansai region.

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