Kindai University Fisheries Laboratory

Kindai University Fisheries Laboratory is a joint restaurant with Kinki University, which is known for research into cultivation of Bluefin tuna, and Dynac Corporation. You can enjoy dishes using fresh fish delivered directly from Kindai Fisheries Laboratory and ingredients produced in Kishu. It offers cultivated fish such as flounder, red sea bream, yellow jack, yellow tail, and great amberjack as well as Kindai Tuna. You can enjoy a range of menu items such as stew and grilled dishes as well as sashimi (raw fish). There are also limited menu items using the rare cuts of Kindai Tuna depending on the day. A banquet set meal and the lunch menu as well as a la carte dishes are also popular. The closest stations are Umeda Station and Osaka Station.

Spot details

Osaka Pref. Osakashi Kita-ku Ofukacho 3-1 Granfront Osaka kitakan 6F
Same as Grand Front Osaka
Parking Lot
Available (Grand Front Osaka Parking Lot) * Service Available for food and drink of 5,000 yen or more
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Not available
Not available
Vegetarian Menu
English Menu
Halal certified
Yes (please contact us by phone in advance)
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Day] 1,001-3,000yen [Night] 5,001-10,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

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  • Trip advisor is not always right
    2.0 Reviewed:2019.06.10
    Tried this place based on Tripadvisor reviews. Had to wait 20 minutes for a table even though there were many free seats available. We ordered most of the recommended dishes but were disappointed...
  • Terrible
    1.0 Reviewed:2018.08.11
    After 1 hour queue for dinner they were sold out for tuna dishes Mainly tapas like options and wakayama cuisine Honestly don’t come for dinner if you’re a tuna purists. A tuna waste of time
  • Freshest sashimi with certificate !
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.01.21
    This restaurant is operating by The Kinki University. We visit here every time when we are in Osaka.They have very fresh sashimi and lots of delicious a la carte and Deep Fried Tai Fish is a must!!

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