Evolving osaka B-grade gourmet
Compare eating takoyaki
and kushikatsu!

As in the saying “Naniwa people go broke by eating”, Osaka is a treasure house of B-grade gourmet foods.
Takoyaki and kushikatu, which are especially popular local foods, have appeared in the Bib Gourmand of the Michelin Guide.
It has developed as far as you cannot say they are B-grade.
Experience the food culture of Naniwa in the standard restaurants popular among local people and other well-established restaurants only known to a select few.

The specialties of the house are creative takoyaki with unique ingredients.

Offering more than the standard takoyaki, this restaurant’s creative takoyaki menu items reinvent the classic dish with an original approach. Toma-tako-cheese topping is a dish served Italian-style, topped with cheese and an original tomato sauce. There are a lot of other menu items including salt and chili oil.

6-7, Ikeda-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka
TEL: 06-6314-6996
Open: 17:00 - 4:00 (L.O.3:30), 12:00 - (Sat., Sun, Holidays)
Closed: No scheduled holidays

A much talked-about store which has found new possibilities in takoyaki.

The owner Mr. Tsumjino, who also has experience in French cuisine, created an original dish using lobster soup to explore a new side of the classic takoyaki flavor. This takoyaki has a deliciously rich flavor from using extract from kombu, dried small sardines, chicken stock, and other key ingredients. Suyaki to enjoy the taste of the batter itself.

Takoyaki “Tamaya” JR Tenma Station Shop
4-12-1, Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka
TEL: None
Open: 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Closed: No scheduled holidays

A proper taste beloved by Osaka locals.

The store boasts a top-class popularity in Osaka as a takoyaki store where people line up. The takoyaki baked by skilled artisans provides a contrasting mouthfeel of a crispy outside and a creamy inside. Takosen with Welsh onion topping, which is 2 pieces of takoyaki sandwiched between crispy shrimp crackers, is also popular among tourists since it is suitable to eat while walking.

Takoyakidoraku Wanaka Sennichimae main store
11-19, Namba Sen-nichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka
TEL: 06-6631-0127
Open: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, 8:30 AM - (Sat., Sun, Holidays)
Closed: Open throughout the year

The only buffet-style kushikatsu restaurant in Shinsekai.

The only buffet-style restaurant in Shinsekai, where there are popular kushikatsu restaurants everywhere. The menu includes standard items like beef and chicken breast, and novel items like deep-fried ham cutlet, takoyaki, and Baumkuchen. The main attraction is that you can select from 30 or more items to fry and eat at the table. Since there are many kinds of sauce, you can also enjoy various flavor combinations.

Kushikatsu buffet Daitoryo
2-1-20, Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka
TEL: 06-6634-5377
Open: 11:00 - 22:00 (L.O.21:00)
Closed: Open throughout the year

Creative kushikatsu where you can find courses of the owner’s detailed work and innovative ideas.

This kushikatsu restaurant in American village with only counter seats provides a “creative kushikatsu course” created in the style of French cuisine. You can enjoy menu items created by the skilled hand of the owner including cheese cream croquettes with crab cream sauce, shiitake mushrooms and crab with green peas sauce, served as a course. After finishing a course, you can order your favorite kushi again.

2F Ueshima Building, 1-6-5, Nishi-shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
TEL: 06-6241-9433
Open: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Closed: No scheduled holidays

Seasonal ingredients fresh from the market are fried in selected cooking oil and served.

A well-known kushikatsu restaurant which gained a star in the Michelin Guide 2016. They offer kushikatsu made with an original blend of cooking oil and a fine batter to creates a perfectly crunchy texture. Along with the seasonal foods on offer, the effect makes us feel like every detail is delicious. Their omakase course is a course using various ingredients such as fresh seafood purchased from Kuromon Market. Enjoy with a wide variety of wines.

2F Takosou Building, 1-21-16, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
TEL: 06-6633-1302
Open: 17:30 - 23:30 (L.O. 22:00)
Closed: Monday