Updated: June 26, 2017
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Best Tempura Restaurants in Osaka

Craving for crispy tempura in Osaka? Tempura is a traditional Japanese food that everyone loves. Here is a list of restaurants you should visit to eat tempura in Osaka!

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1. Tsuchiya ( つちや)

Tsuchiya is one of the most famous tempura restaurant in Osaka. It is in 15 mins walk from Ezawa station.

This restaurant is a Michelin starred. They only serve course menus, which start from 3500 yen for lunch. several kinds of tempura come with some appetizers, rice, soup, and desserts that are totally satisfying.


41-4 Toyotsucho, Suita, Osaka

2. Yotaro (与太呂)

Also a Michelin starred restaurant established in as old as 1921. It located 5 mins walk from Kitahama station.

Their tempura batter is thin and light, which enhances the natural taste of ingredients. The chefs will cook your tempura in front of you right before you eat. They use seasonal vegetables for tempura as well as fresh seafood like shrimps.


2-3-14 Kouraibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

3. Tempura Daikichi (天ぷら大吉)

If you are craving for a big tempura meal, this is the place. It is in 3 mins from Namba station by walk.

Their tempura is reasonable yet tastes great, so the restaurant is often crowded. They deep fry the tempura at the open kitchen and serve them individually. You can order tempura one by one, and each one is only 100-200 yen. If you are shrimp lovers, it is possible to get a lot of shrimp tempura!

Tempura Daikichi

1F Namba Komejirushi, Namba City, 2-10-25 Nambanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka City, Osaka

4. Shuhari (守破離)

Do you want to try tempura soba or udon? This soba restaurant located near Nishi-umeda station serves a variety of noodles including ones with tempura.

The restaurant has a nostalgic atmosphere. They serves uncompromisingly homemade soba and soup that taste amazing. Dipping your tempura into the savory soup while slurping the noodle is the best.


3-20,1chome, Tokiwamachi, Osaka-shi Chuo-ku, Osaka

5. Tendon Kaen (天丼かえん)

This is a tendon (tempura donburi/rice bowl) shop located just a min from Umeda station and 10 mins walk from Osaka station.

They are famous for the cheap, quick, and great tendon. They only open during lunch time (11:00-16:00) and always crowded. The normal size tendon is only 500 yen, and the large size is 600 yen! Both have various kinds of tempura on it including shrimps that are coated nicely crispy batter.

Tendon Kaen

1-3-1 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka
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