8 BEST Tempura in Osaka - You Can't Miss These Delicious Tempura!
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!
Tsuchiya ( つちや)
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.
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.
Their tempura batter is thinner and lighter, which enhances the natural flavors of the ingredients. You eat them with their selected salt. They offer some course menu ranging from 3500 yen to 8500 yen.
What makes them unique is they serve tempura with champagne. They have over 150 kinds of champagne to choose from. The tempura is very sophisticated too, which actually goes well with the delicate taste of champagne.
Tempura Daikichi (天ぷら大吉)
Their tempura is reasonably priced yet tastes great, so the restaurant is often crowded. They deep fry the tempura in an open kitchen in front of your eyes. You can order tempura piece by piece, and each one is only 100-200 yen. If you are a shrimp lover, it is also possible to get a lot of shrimp tempura!
They serve a great variety of tempura meals and also some tendons which are reasonably priced. Their meals are also very filling, so you can satisfy your hunger!
The restaurant has a nostalgic atmosphere. They serve uncompromisingly homemade soba and soup that taste amazing. Dipping your tempura into the savory soup while slurping the noodle is the best.
Tendon Kaen (天丼かえん)
They are famous for the cheap, quick, and great tendon. They only open during lunchtime (11:00-16:00) and it's always crowded. The normal size tendon is only 500 yen, and the large size is 600 yen! Both have various kinds of tempura such as shrimps that are coated nicely with a crispy batter.
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