Updated: November 06, 2018
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8 Must-Try Food in Dotonbori, Osaka

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Dotonbori is probably the most vibrant city in Osaka, and there you get to have lots of fun with shops and good restaurants! Check out the following places so you don't have to miss Dotonbori's must-tries!

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Kushikatsu at "Daruma"

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Daruma is a famous Kushikatsu restaurant in Osaka! Kushikatsu, deep fried pork on a stick, is a famous food around Osaka. You can easily spot the restaurant with its huge signboard of a man, the owner of this shop. As many of you may already know, Kushikatsu is a really popular cuisine in Japan especially in Osaka, and it is a deep fried tonkatsu and veggies on skewers.
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Before even entering any Kushikatsu places, there is one thing you have to keep in your mind: Don't dip Kushikatsu into a sauce more than once because it is not an appropriate manner! It is a rule that all Osaka people follow, which applies to all of us. If you want to have a great Osaka food, try Daruma!

Osaka cuisines at "Creo-Ru"

If you want to have all the Osaka cuisines at once, you should stop by Creo-Ru. It is such a popular store that serves Takoyaki, Okonomiyaki, Kushikatsu and so many more! Their Takoyaki menus are really unique, so if you want to try something new, this may be the perfect place!
The takoyaki has different flavors such as salt and lemon, mayonnaise, Italian style, garlic chips and red pepper, and more. They all taste great and worth a try. It is also a great idea to try them all and find your favorite flavor.

Crabs at "Kani Douraku"

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This is another famous signboard in Dotonbori area, a huge red crab! Not all of you may have not noticed, but this is actually a restaurant specialized in crab and Kaiseki cuisines. They also have grilled crabs available for take out, so you can eat while exploring Dotonbori.
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Okonomiyaki at "Chibo Dotonbori"

Looking for a place to have some Okonomiyaki in Dotonbori? Try Chibo, a restaurant specialized in Okonomiyaki! Their Okonomiyaki is filled with fluffy batter and lots of ingredients. The prices are really reasonable too (¥1,000~2,000). If you are wondering where to eat Okonomiyaki, definitely stop by.
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Their "Chibo Yaki" and "Dotonbori Yaki" are the must-try Okonomiyaki!

Izakaya at "Kitazo"

Kitazo is a hidden Izakaya, casual Japanese style bar or pub that serves fresh seafood and a wide range of sake! The prices are really reasonable for Izakaya too, people generally spend ¥3,000~4,000 for dinner. If you love seafood and sake, or if you want to experience what Osaka's Izakaya look like, try Kitazo!

Takoyaki at "Kukuru"

If you want to have an authentic Takoyaki experience, try Kukuru! They have lots of Takoyaki places in Osaka, but this place is really popular and famous among locals and tourists. Their original Takoyaki, "Meibutsu Bikkuri Takoyaki" has octopus sticking out of Takoyaki. Its size is big, and its taste is amazing!
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Fugu at "Zuboraya"

Zuboraya is a restaurant specialized in Fugu cuisines. As you walk, you will see a fugu floating in the middle of Dotonbori, and that's Zuboraya! Usually fugu is really luxurious, but Zuboraya offer a variety of Fugu cuisines at a really reasonable price (around ¥3,000~6,000). Their fugu nabe (hot pot) cuisine, "Tecchiri" is a really nice dish to have especially on a cold day in winter.

Sushi at "Genrokuzushi"

If you want to have a casual kaiten-sushi (conveyor belt sushi) experience, try Genrokuzushi! They serve good sushi at a very cheap price around ¥130! This store is known to be where kaiten sushi culture originated. They only have counter seats, and the atmosphere is really relaxing.

Enjoy Dotonbori with good food!

Dotonbori has really good food! We hope you find your favorite food in Dotonbori. Check out the link below for more information on things to do in Dotonbori. Namba is also really close to Dotonbori, so you should check out the restaurants near Namba too!

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