What to Buy in Osaka in 2020 What to Buy in Osaka in 2020

Best Osaka Souvenirs 2020


2020.03.24

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

What to Buy in Osaka in 2020

Osaka is renowned for its gourmet treats, many of which are ideal souvenirs to take home for family and friends. Osaka Station, Shin-Osaka Station, Hankyu Umeda, and Daimaru Umeda are all convenient spots for picking up gourmet souvenirs before you head to the airport. In this article, we’ll share with you some of our favorite Osaka treats to make your souvenir shopping easy.

  • 01

    Kakitane Kitchen's Takoyaki Sauce Flavor

    The Kakitane Kitchen is famed for its persimmon seed-shaped snacks that come in a variety of flavors, although you’ll only find their takoyaki sauce flavor in Osaka. It features a crispy texture with large grains, coupled with the sweet and sour taste of authentic takoyaki sauce and blue seaweed. They’re an ideal savory accompaniment with alcoholic beverages and come in a gift-friendly cube box.

    Sales location: Kakitane Kitchen Osaka Takashimaya and Umeda Hanshin Store

    Price 378 yen

    Kakitane Kitchen's Takoyaki Sauce Flavor

    Kakitane Kitchen's Takoyaki Sauce Flavor

  • 02

    Osaka-no-Aji Honten's Osaka City Walk

    These castella (traditional Japanese sweets) have been given a distinctly local twist thanks to the Osaka dialect engravings on their tops. The child-like graffiti reads “Maido”, “Okini”, “Honmaya”, “Sukiyanen” or “Eenen”, with something to inspire the whole family. Aside from their engravings, Osaka City Walk castellas are softly textured and rich in egg to create a nostalgic flavor.

    Sales location: Shin-Osaka Station, Osaka Station, Tennoji Station and the Umeda Sky Building

    Price 567 yen

    Price 567 yen

    Osaka City Walk

    Osaka City Walk

  • 03

    Kuidaore Taro Baby Star RAMENTARO

    Featuring the face of the prominent Osaka mascot, Kuidaore Taro, these baby star treats are also flavored like takoyaki for a local touch. The crunchy texture makes them quite addictive, with the noodles slightly thicker than regular baby stars. They make for an ideal souvenir thanks to the Osaka dialect lesson that’s available in both Japanese and English on the back of the packet.

    380 yen (4 bags)

    380 yen (4 bags)

  • 04

    Glico Bâton d’or

    Infusing the taste of butter and milk, the Glico Bâton d’or is a delicious pretzel that makes for an ideal souvenir. They come in packs of 36 (6 pieces in 6 sacks) for around 600 yen and are available at the Hankyu Umeda main store and the Ta-kashimaya Osaka store. If you’re departing from the Kansai International Air-port, you can also find them before the security check point, and both before and after security at the Osaka International Airport at Itami.

    Glico Bâton d’or

    Glico Bâton d’or

    Bâton d'or

    Bâton d'or

  • 05

    minamoalley Takoyaki Cookie

    If you love takoyaki, then look for these cute cookies that look just like takoyaki but taste like a milk-flavored cookies. They’re made from a corn puff dough that looks just like tempura, with a strawberry crunch in place of the red ginger and a cocoa sauce for the takoyaki topping. They’re available in packs of 15 for 648 yen at the minamoalley Dotonbori and Daimaru Umeda stores.

    minamoalley Takoyaki Cookie

    minamoalley Takoyaki Cookie

    minamoalley
    place
    โอซากะเมืองโอซากะชูโอ
    phone
    0662132141
  • 06

    Naniwa Choroken Candy

    Looking for a candy gift? These famous sweets depict a famous character that was born in the Edo period and has been entertaining people ever since. They’re handmade by skilled kintaro craftspeople and come in a cute tin that can be kept as a souvenir long after the candies have disappeared. They cost 594 yen and are available at the Naniwa Meibutsu Ichibirian Ebisubashi main store, the Dotonbori store, and the Namba store.

    Naniwa Choroken Candy

    Naniwa Choroken Candy

    せのやなにわ名物いちびり庵
    place
    大阪府大阪市中央区難波1丁目7-2
    phone
    0120554728
  • 07

    Morozoff's Omochikaeri Tsutenkaku (Mont Blanc Flavor)

    Ranked as one of the bestselling souvenirs in January 2020 by JR West, this mont blanc-flavored treat translates as “Takeaway Tsutenkaku”540 yen. It’s designed in the shape of the iconic Osaka tower, Tsutenkaku, with a crispy texture and chocolate flavor that’s truly delicious. It’s made in collaboration with the Western confectionary maker Morozoff that is renowned for its gourmet chocolates and sweet treats.

    Morozoff's Omochikaeri Tsutenkaku

    Morozoff's Omochikaeri Tsutenkaku

  • 08

    Sakura Cray-pas's Choco Sand Cookies

    Only available in western Japan, these cute and nostalgic cookies are created by Sakura Cray-pas, which is headquartered in Osaka. They come in a realistic-looking crayon tin that’s decorated with the various “crayon” colors found inside, although these are actually chocolate-flavored wafers. They’ve been popular with children for many years and continue to appeal to the younger generation today.

    1,080 yen

    1,080 yen

  • 09

    TEMAHIMAN's Almond Bar

    These almond bars are sweetened with the taste of coconut, cranberry, and molasses, which is prepared using a homemade recipe. They’re ideal for friends and family members who love nuts and will appreciate the time and attention to detail that goes into making every bar. Also of note is the charming box packaging designed by Japanese illustrator Toru Fukuda.

    1,382 yen (8 pieces)

    1,382 yen (8 pieces)

  • 10

    UHA Mikakuto Cororo

    Japan boasts numerous gummy brands and Cororo is one of the most popular, with a variety of fruit flavors available. Their premium gummies use 100% fruit extract (so they really taste like fruit), as well as having a unique texture as they condense their jelly grains with fruit pulp. They’re available in packs of 8 (2 pieces in 4 sacks) for 540 yen and are available at the Hankyu Umeda main store.

    UHA Mikakuto Cororo

    UHA Mikakuto Cororo

  • 11

    Keishindo Osaka Okonomiyaki Ebiten

    Released in April 2019, the Osaka Okonomiyaki Ebiten is a shrimp rice cracker infused with the taste of Osaka’s famous okonomiyaki. It comprises a dough with plenty of shrimp that’s combined with blue seaweed and red ginger before being deep-fried. It’s only available at the Gift Kiosk Shin-Osaka, which is locat-ed on the station concourse inside the Shinkansen ticket gate (opposite the Shinkansen South ticket gate) and costs 1,080 yen for a 10 pack.

    Keishindo Osaka Okonomiyaki Ebiten

    Keishindo Osaka Okonomiyaki Ebiten

    คัตสึด้ง สาขาโฮเซนจิโยโกโจ
    place
    โอซากะเมืองโอซากะโยโดกาว่านิชินากาจีม่า5-16-1JRสถานีชินโอซากะชินคันเซ็นด้านในประตูตรวจตั๋ว
    phone
    0663265073
  • 12

    COBATO Speculoos

    Cobato is a bakery in Tenmabashi that specializes in coppe bread, which appeals to both young and old alike. But they also create Speculoos, charming chef-shaped cookies with a traveler theme. They come in a novelty tin that depicts their famous bread being carried by three chefs and can be kept after the cookies have been eaten. Speculoos tins cost 1,620 yen and are only available at the Co-batopan Factory’s main store.

    COBATO Speculoos

    COBATO Speculoos

    Kobato Bread Kojo
    rating

    4.5

    รีวิว 7
    place
    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Tenma 3- 4-22 Nikko Iwai-cho Building 1F
    phone
    0663545810

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