The Best 12 Restaurants in Osaka

2019.03.14

Osaka is a city with the richest food culture in Japan, and in the Umeda area, restaurants of particularly high quality are especially concentrated.
Enjoy Japanese cuisine like wagyu beef and kaiseki course meals, as well as Michelin-starred restaurants, and many French and Italian cuisine options. Don't forget ramen and Osaka classics like okonomiyaki!
See our selections for the 12 best restaurants in Osaka below, and consider including them in your travel plans!

Heki Teppanyaki Steak Land

At this restaurant, you can enjoy the flavors of fresh Japanese wagyu beef from Okinawa.
The steak will be cooked before your eyes on an iron plate (teppan), almost a form of entertainment in and of itself! Other than meat dishes, Heki is also proud to offer mineral-rich Japanese tiger prawns from Kume Island, raised in the waters of Okinawa.

Mall: GRAND FRONT OSAKA SHOPS & RESTAURANTS
Business Hours: 11:00 - 23:00
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RISTORANTE LE MIDI HIRAMATSU

The interior here has an elegant quality, with its chandelier with a motif of lamps, and a spiraling staircase. The chef, Oki Daichi, will work his magic by using the techniques of French cuisine that Hiramatsu has refined over the years, and also include the techniques of Italian cuisine that he studied at Ristorante Aso.

Mall: HERBIS PLAZA ENT
Business Hours: 11:30 - 15:30 (Last order at 13:30), 17:30 - 23:00 (Last order at 20:30)
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SUKIYAKI SHABUSHABU KOBE BEEF ISHIDA

At Ishida Sukiyaki, guests can savor of Japan's preeminent wagyu beef, Kobe Beef, with a rich texture that almost seems to melt even at room temperature, with a fine, light flavor.
Even enjoy traditional Japanese hot pot dishes like sukiyaki (a hot pot dish flavored with soy sauce and a sweet sauce, with steamed beef and vegetables), and shabu sabu (a hot pot dish in which meat is cooked in hot water, and seasoned with our original sesame sauce and ponzu).

Mall: HERBIS PLAZA
Business Hours: 11:00 - 15:00 (Last order at 14:30), 17:00 - 23:00 (Last order at 22:00)

Ramen Xone

This ramen is made with creamy tonkotsu (pork bone) broth! another special feature is Ramen Xone's 16 types of stone-grilled fried rice, with a variety of flavors, from Asian to Western.
The stylish interior is popular amongst younger customers, and the prices are quite reasonable.

Mall: HEP FIVE
Business Hours: 11:00 - 22:30
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Sojibo

This soba (noodles made from buckwheat) specialty shop is decorated in the style of an old home from Shinshu (Nagano Prefecture), which is famous for soba. The noodles here are homemade from quality buckwheat flour ground in Shinshu. Guests can enjoy both soba in hot soup and chilled soba dipped in broth. Sojibo also serves chilled soba onto which you can grate your own fresh wasabi.
Enjoy authentic Shinshu soba in this warm, country-style setting.

Mall: Diamor Osaka
Business Hours: 10:00 - 22:00

Edogawa

This shop specializes in Tokyo-style eel.
The fluffy, soft eel meat is full of nutrition, and is perfect for nourishing yourself on a tiring trip. The secret to the flavor here is the sauce, whose recipe has been guarded for over 50 years.

Mall: HANKYU SANBAN GAI
Business Hours: 11:00 - 22:00 (Last order at 21:15)

Lumière Osaka Karato

A Michelin-starred restaurant. Here, Chef Karato prepares beautiful vegetables dishes with low sugar content. Lumière Osaka Karato aims to make modern French vegetable cuisine that is both healthy and beautiful.

Mall: GRAND FRONT OSAKA SHOPS & RESTAURANTS
Business Hours: 11:00 - 23:00

Zen-en Nishi-Umeda

The head chef at Zen-en Nishi-Umeda uses his experience of over 20 years at an established luxury ryotei restaurant to create scenes of the seasons with carefully selected local ingredients.
The kaiseki course meal includes wild Japanese red sea bream from Akashi Harbor in Hyogo Prefecture, to make our famous tai-meshi rice dish.
Enjoy Japanese dishes made with seasonal ingredients and carefully chosen seafood together with selected shochu spirirts and sake.

Mall: HERBIS PLAZA
Business Hours: 11:00 - 15:00 (Last order at 14:30), 17:00 - 11:00 (Last order at 22:15)

KELLER KELLER vita

Enjoy a variety of Belgian beers and wine with authentic oven-baked pizza.
You'll feel just like you've come to a vacation resort with greenery at every corner inside the restaurant.

Mall: NU chayamachi
Business Hours: 11:00 - 23:00 (Last order at 22:30)
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CHIBO

First, various ingredients and flour are mixed with chopped cabbage, and the resulting mixture is grilled on a hotplate. Finally, this dish 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 yen, is also delicious.

Mall: HERBIS PLAZA
Business Hours: 11:00 - 23:00 (Last order at 22:00)
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La Bilancia

This popular Italian restaurant serves a menu that includes the flavors of handmade pasta, fresh seasonal fish, and organic vegetables. A variety of wine is also available. Take your take at La Bilancia, enjoying both its open terrace and cozy private rooms.

Mall: NU chayamachi
Business Hours: Lunch 11:00 - 14:30 / Dinner 17:00 - 23:00 (Last order at 22:00)
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UMEDA FOOD HALL

UMEDA FOOD HALL is a new food court located in HANKYU SANBAN GAI, 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.

Mall: HANKYU SANBAN GAI
Business Hours: 10:00 - 23:00

You'll be sure to find the perfect restaurant to have a delicious meal while you're visiting Osaka.
After you've finished eating, next thing is dessert! If you're looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth, take a look at our "13 Delicious Spots for Sweets & Desserts in Umeda, Osaka"!
We hope you get your fill of all that's most delicious in Osaka.

*Information in this article is accurate as of the date of posting. There is a possible that products,

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