Tempura is a traditional, delicious Japanese food that you MUST try in Japan. Here is a list of restaurants where you can have the best tempura experience in Osaka. If you have a chance to come to Osaka, like visiting Osaka castles, using Osaka station or airport, you should give it a try!
Tenmabashi Fujikawa is a restaurant in Osaka's Temmabashi area that specializes in incredibly delicious tempura courses. The restaurant is a bit on the high end (it has a Michelin star), but is definitely worth visiting for anyone hoping to try some truly outstanding tempura!
'Tempura Hasegawa' is a Michelin-starred tempura restaurant located near Tokyo's Kinshicho Station. The young and talented chef serves some of the tastiest and most delicate tempura around. Anyone searching for truly outstanding tempura in Tokyo shouldn't miss a chance to visit Hasegawa!
Tempura Kondo is an amazing high-end tempura restaurant in chic Ginza. The restaurant's delicate and superbly prepared tempura will astonish you, both by its presentation and taste. Make sure to call ahead of time as this restaurant requires a reservation.
Tenyu 点邑 is a world-class tempura restaurant inside one of Kyoto's finest ryokan (traditional hotels) that is delicious enough to have earned a Michelin Star! Despite the beautiful location and top-notch food, the prices are quite affordable, especially for those visiting at lunchtime. Don't miss a chance to try this exquisite tempura next time you visit Kyoto!
'Kyoto Gatten' is a "Tempura Pub" restaurant in Kyoto that offers the chance to experience a wide variety of traditional Japanese foods and beverages all in one place! Starting this summer, the restaurant is offering a 'Matcha Experience,' included with lunch where guests can make their own matcha!
Most people are probably familiar with tempura bowls or tempura udon noodles, but authentic Japanese tempura is actually enjoyed by itself with some salt. In the Ginza area, there are many great tempura restaurants that serve outstanding tempura, piece-by-piece at the counter, just like sushi.
Located in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Tempura Araki (天ぷら あら木）is one of the top tempura restaurants in Japan. Only 18 guests per day can enjoy the magical, scrumptious tempura served here by master chef Yoshiyuki Araki. Make a trip to Japan's northern island and try it out for yourself!
Tetsuya Satome is an eccentric Japanese chef often referred to as the god of tempura, nothing less! He owns the restaurant Mikawa Zezankyo on the east part of Tokyo. If you want to see what high-end tempura is about, read this article!