Gourmet / Alcohol Spots in Kita / Osaka Station / Umeda / Yodoyabashi Area

  • WEST WOOD BAKERS
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    4.0
    42 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Nishi-ku Minamihorie 1-16-9
    WEST WOOD BAKERS, with its glass frontage and American-style interior décor, is an affiliate store of CRITTERS BURGER (a hamburger restaurant in Shinsaibashi). The Croque Madame made with home-made bread, which forms part of the breakfast menu, should not be missed. There are so many different items on sale in the bakery area that it is difficult to know what to choose. WEST WOOD BAKERS is located around six minutes' walk from Yotsubashi Station on the Yotsubashisuji Subway Line.

    A nice change of pace from all that Japanese onigiri! Just very simple breakfast/ brunch food done well. Be here early or risk waiting in line as the small cafe looked like it was at most, only a...

  • La Fete Hiramatsu
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    4.5
    71 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 2-3-18 Nakanoshima Festival Tower 37F
    This is a French restaurant where visitors can enjoy the panorama view from the 37th floor of the Nakanoshima Festival Tower, directly connected to Exit 12 in Watanabebashi Station, on the Keihan Nakanoshima Line. The concept of the restaurant is classical modern and inherits the food culture of the European gastronomy. Visitors can enjoy the elaborate original dishes that have been prepared with French and Italian cooking techniques. Additionally, the elegant interior was designed by Yasumichi Morita. Visitors can see the best panoramic view of Osaka from 200 meters above the ground.

    Friends recommended us to this restaurant, it was on high floor overlook Osaka city, bridges and river! Very elegant ambience and setting. We had lunch, 4 courses, I dont know the name of the first...

  • Negiyaki Yamamoto Umeda EST Branch
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    4.0
    117 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Kakudachou 3-25ESTE27
    Negiyaki (green onion pancake) Yamamoto Umeda EST Branch, established in Jyuso, Higashiyodogawa Ward in 1965, is a famous restaurant as the birthplace of the negiyaki (spring onion pancake). The staff meals that the owner made for children became famous and the negiyaki, an okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake) with plenty of spring onions, has become the signature dish. A popular menu item is sujinegi with beef sinew and konjac paste. It goes well with the special soy-based sauce. The restaurant is located in the corner of “EST”, a shopping complex, and is known as a restaurant where there is a queue. The closest station is Umeda Station.

    Had fabulous food after a short queue, nice service and hot plate to keep food warm is great! Price is very reasonable for a nice place in a big city. Menu is not extensive though so if you want...

  • Osaka Station City Bar Del Sole
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    4.0
    18 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-3 JR Osaka Station 5F Space-Time Plaza
    Situated near a bustling railway station, Osaka Station City Bar Del Sole is an authentic Italian-style café where you can enjoy soft Italian ice cream, calzone and Neapolitan pizza; the café also hosts frequent special events. Take-out service is available for all items except alcoholic beverages and snacks. Osaka Station City Bar Del Sole is located around one minute's walk from JR Osaka Station.

    とても広い広場のなかに、カフェ☕️のお店があり、そこで、一息するのには、とてもいい場所である。待ち合わせの場所にもいい。

  • Kadoya Shokudo
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    3.5
    33 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Nishi-ku Shinmachi 4-16-13
    This is a restaurant where you can enjoy the old-fashioned taste of soy sauce flavored ramen noodles located about a three-minute walk from Nishi-Nagahori Station on the Sennichimae Subway Line / Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line. Since winning the King of Osaka Ramen Battle TV program it has become known as a restaurant where people queue to get in. The soup is chicken broth and pork based and the flat thin straight noodles are homemade from 100% domestic flour such as Haruyutaka produced in Hokkaido. The owner uses only Kagoshima Black Pork for the pork slice on top of the ramen which gives more flavor and becomes more delicious the more you chew.

    Came for the ramen. Broth was delicious and one of the best ive ever had. BUT, you HAVE to try the black pork noodles. Hands down one of the most incredible things ive ever eaten. The tasty garlic...

  • GARB MONAQUE Grand Front Osaka
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    3.5
    51 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Ofukachou 4-1 Grand Front Umikita Square 1F
    Located a minute walk away from JR Osaka Station. This restaurant is on the first floor of “Umekita SHIP” which is designed in the image of a ship anchored in the plaza in front of the station. The restaurant has 130 seats which are available for all day dining, it can be used during the day as a cafe, bar or for lunch. Inside the restaurant, a modern design overflows with a feeling of comfort, you can taste Italian and French cuisine which is stylishly presented using natural ingredients. In addition to menus to match the occasion such as a morning, lunch and dinner menu, and there is also a party course including an all you can drink menu.

    We wanted to eat something after arriving by train. This was only possible at the terrace, which was ok for us. Ordered at 5.30 pm 3 dishes, since we were 3 persons. First dish arrived after 15...

  • Stardust (Umeda Sky Building)
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Oyodonaka 1-1-88 Umeda Sky Building Tower East 39F
    This bar and lounge are found on the 39th floor of the Umeda Sky Building Tower East. In the evening look through the round windows over the city lights of Umeda. The Italian style pastas and main courses come with tickets to the hanging gardens, which are popular worldwide. This bar is perfect for a birthday or anniversary. Chinese cuisine is also available with all-you-can-drink party options, or an a la carte menu with mixed pizzas that go well with alcohol, and slowly stewed locally made Japanese Wagyu beef stew.

    After a lovely visit to the sky garden our now son in law and our daughter took us to the Stardust where 3 years ago he proposed to our daughter. We could understand why they would wish to celebrate...

  • Mazura
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    4.0
    39 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 1-3-1 Osaka Station Ekimae First Building B1
    This old established cafe located on the basement floor of the “Osaka Station 1 Building” in Kita Ward, Osaka City has a history continuing since the black market days after the World War II. The café is large at approximately 330 square meters, and the interior that is said to be a space design has a nostalgic feel like a cabaret. Visitors can enjoy the strong aroma of home roasted coffee and the famous cutlet sandwiches while enjoying feeling as if you have time travelled back to the Showa period. The café has been featured in a magazine, and is popular not only as a place to relax for nearby office workers but also for tourists.

    昭和の大きな喫茶店、という雰囲気です。店内は広いです。コーヒー300円、コーヒーとサンドイッチセット700円など、お手頃価格なのもうれしいです。

  • Umaiya
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    4.0
    27 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Naniwachou 4-21
    A venerable takoyaki octopus dumpling restaurant located in Osaka City’s Kita Ward which has even been featured in the Michelin Guide. So delicious they can go without sauce or soy sauce on top, many fans come from far away to enjoy the shop’s takoyaki. Made according to the same recipe as when the restaurant was founded, and enhanced with dashi stock and ginger, the shop’s good, old fashioned takoyaki is crisp and toasty on the outside and soft and viscous on the inside. The shop also has an eat-in space.

    Delicious Traditional takoyaki. Batter and squid, no add-on ingredients. Brown Sauce taste sweet and ginger. We will definity recommend to our friends. Take Exit 12 or 13 of train s tation and walk...

  • Paprika Shokudo Vegan
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    4.5
    24 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Nishi-ku Shinmachi 1-9-9 Alibio Shinmachi 1F
    The concept of Paprika Shokudo Vegan is to eat, drink, and be beautiful. Organic vegetables, fruits and organic brown rice are brought in from reliable farmers, and all the food is prepared by hand from the source with no added additives. Enjoy some delicious and safe food here at this restaurant with a casual, French antique decor. The restaurant is about five minutes on foot from Yotsubashi Station on the Subway Yotsubashi Line.

    Great food, casual atmosphere with really friendly staff. English available. Staff explained about the menu details and it was really helpful. More than half of the customers were foreigners...

  • Genmian Nishi Umeda Branch
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    4.0
    28 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 1-3-1 Osaka Station 1st Building 1F
    This is a cafe-style eatery on the first floor of the Osaka Station 1 Building in Kita Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, offering food centered around brown rice and carefully-selected vegetables. The most popular option is the nutritious 39-Item Healthy Set Meal which includes over 39 ingredients such as seasonal vegetables, changes daily and is only 600 kcal. At lunchtime it comes with a free soy milk pudding. The white-themed interior is a natural one welcoming even single diners to its counter seats.

    大阪駅前第1ビル 1Fにあるこちらのお店。平日のお昼時は並ぶの必至です。 回転率高いのでお店前の紙に名前と人数を書き待つと15分くらいで入れます。女性客が多いですが男性にもおススメのお店。 人気は39品目の健康定食...

  • THE CITY BAKERY BRASSERIE RUBIN Grand Front Osaka
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    4.0
    64 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Ofukacho 4-20 GRAND FRONT Osaka Minamidate 7F
    This is a restaurant affiliated with old New York bakery THE CITY BAKERY, on the seventh floor of the south building of the Grand Front Osaka complex near JR Osaka Station. Aside from fresh-baked bread, this is a popular place to enjoy meals and wine too. Their popular lunch consists of a meat or fish main complemented with all-you-can-eat bread and salad. From the large windows of the simple yet refined black and white interior one can look out over the Umeda scenery.

    Enjoyed a good steak with a great view! Service was a bit disorganized, as we had our diner one after the other (my wife had a salad, I had steak) but on holidays there no stress over these things...

  • Kyuyamu Tetsudo (Lucua Store)
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    4.0
    62 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-3 Lukuaele B2F Baltica
    A curry restaurant in the Barchika restaurant area on the basement floor of Lucua, a commercial building directly connected to Osaka Station. The restaurant has a retro train car feel to it, adorned with circular windows and decorated with luggage. Their signature dish is keema curry made with minced beef, pork, chicken, mutton or duck along with seasonal vegetables. There is a new menu every month. Try their deep flavored Aikake Curry, Triple Curry, and Curry with Everything.

    お店は大阪駅バルチカにあります。 14時過ぎに一人で訪問、トリプルカレーを頂きました。 今月(2020年1月)のカレーは、A;イカ墨と中華醤でつくる牛豚キーマ、B;アニス酒と煮込む牛蒡とオリーブの豚キーマ、C;アンコウ出汁の酒粕鶏キーマ、D;ほうれん草とメンマの豆カレーでした。 私はAからCまでの3種類、ターメリックライスを選択。 提供された一皿はとても美しいカレーでした。 どのカレーもスパイスが...

  • Aux Bacchanales Umeda
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    4.0
    59 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Ofukachou 4-20 Grand Front Osaka South Building 1F
    This cafe found on the first floor of Grand Front Osaka in Umeda explores French food for the masses. Come experience a part of everyday French life in this stylish shop while taking in Umeda from the terrace seating. Try the hot croque-monsieur, quiche with ham and cheese, or a fresh salad, with drinks such as espresso or cappuccino.

    A great place to sit outside (or inside) for a beer, coffee, food, etc. Feels like Europe in Grand Front Osaka, near Umeda Sky Building. Guinness ¥1100. Takes credit cards.

  • Patisserie Mon Cher Dojima Main Shop
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    4.0
    56 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Dojimahama 2-1-2
    A Western confectionary shop located in Dojimahama 2-Chome, Kita Ward, Osaka City. The store sells signature Dojima Rolls, roll cakes consisting of an original recipe whipped cream which harnesses the flavor and fragrance of raw cream from Hokkaido, wrapped in a moist cake dough. The shop also sells fresh sweets like cakes and baked sweets such as baked cheese cakes and the Dojima Castella, an Osaka exclusive.

    I saw this recommended by 1 of the TV show. After I tried it myself, I just find it nothing special and I dont think I would go again. I think the company should make sure they have the same quality...

  • ECHI PONTE VECCHIO A OSAKA
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    4.0
    54 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-3LUCUA10F
    This is a “Ponte Vecchio” Italian restaurant located on the 10th floor of the “LUCUA Osaka” facility with direct access to Osaka Station and is famous for its Napoli pizza which is certified by the Vera Pizza Napoletana (True Neapolitan Pizza Association). There is counter and table seating in the spacious and relaxed interior of the restaurant, and the table seating at the windows are recommended to also enjoy the night views. You can eat high quality genuine wood fired pizza at this casual style restaurant while this restaurant is also in a location with direct access to the station so one can easily drop in for a short visit. The standard “Margherita” pizza is popular with its crunchy exterior and chewy interior.

    Very unfriendly and slow service. They just do not know how to make pizza. If you are looking for pizza just avoid this place!

  • Kushi Katsu shop Yoneya Umeda Main Store
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    4.0
    50 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Kakudachou Umeda Underground Town 2-5 Whity Umesa North Mall 1
    “Whity Umeda” is a well-established kushikatsu (skewers of fried food) restaurant located in the underground shopping area directly linked to the Umeda Subway Station. It is a popular store where you can enjoy hot fried kushikatsu casually, and every day many people visit seeking the traditional taste that remains unchanged since founding. In addition to the classic beef and pork, onion, and seafood skewers, monthly original skewers also appear on the menu. The fritter-like crispy texture is delicious. In the restaurant there is a counter to stand and drink as well as table seats making it an easy place to drop in for a drink alone or with friends for a party. Please, no double dipping in the sauce.

    The kushikatsu was delicious and the beer was nice and cold, a good selection of kushikatsu is offered. I was surprised how cheap and delicious the food was, the lady serving us was really good she...

  • Suntory Whisky House
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    4.5
    43 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Ofukacho
    In this whisky house, you can experience the charms of whiskies from around the world using all five senses. Designed around the concept of presenting a rich lifestyle with whisky, the complex consists of three zones: Whisky Gallery, Whisky Dining WWW.W, and Whisky Bottle Bar SUNTORY WHISKY HOUSE.

    The reason for going was to sample a variety of Japan’s best whisky. Bit hard to find in the shopping centre but once there it didn’t disappoint. This is a business restaurant where after work deals...

  • Ketobashiya Champion Fukushima Branch
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    4.5
    40 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Fukushima-ku Fukushima 7-9-1 Fukushima Residence 1F
    Located about a four-minute walk away from Fukushima Station. This is a specialty “yakiniku” (Japanese fried meat barbecue) and horsemeat restaurant with a red “noren” (curtain sign hung at its entrance) and a Japanese paper lantern as its landmark. In addition to sliced raw horsemeat made into a platter from the finest meat in stock and yakiniku platters, you can also sample a la carte dishes such as horse meat stewed in wine and deep fried minced horsemeat cutlets. You will get a specially made soy sauce with your horsemeat sashimi. There is also a leaflet with instructions on grilling which comes with the yakiniku platter, as they are determined that you eat delicious food. You can enjoy the various ways of cooking the rich variety of horse meat parts at this specialist horsemeat restaurant where as it is a specialty store, you will without doubt get fresh produce.

    日頃から混んでいて行きたいと思っていました。お手頃な値段で、刺し身、焼き肉など色々食べられれます。店員さんが元気があって清々しいです。

  • Udonbo Osaka Main Store
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    4.0
    40 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 1-1-3 B200 Osaka Station front 3rd building B2F37-2
    Udonbo Osaka Main Store, located in the second below ground floor of Osaka Station 3 Building in Kita Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, is a well-known sanuki udon noodle restaurant. The main restaurant is located in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture. The chewy thin noodles using wheat developed especially for Sanuki udon noodles and carefully made stock with several ingredients such as bonito and sardines are the keys to the good taste. Chanpon (mixed) udon noodles full of ingredients is a specialty dish. Bukkake, hot noodles without topping which go down smoothly, is also popular. It is crowded with neighboring business people on weekdays and many couples and families visit on weekends.

    コロナの影響なのてしょうね。いつもは行列してるので並んでまで何かを食べない私はいつも気になりながらスルーしてましたが、今日はすんなり入れたので、初訪問。 美味しい!油は昔ながらの製法にこだわった菜種油使用とのことで安心して天ぷらうどんを選べた。 あー幸せ

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