Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Osaka dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Osaka Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Wolfgang Puck Cafe

For those accustomed to innovative cuisine and excellent service at Wofgang Puck's International Cafes, the Osaka version does not disappoint. Surrounded by contemporary decor, diners can start with skewered curried beef grilled to perfection,...  Read More

Windows on the World

Spectacular views await diners at this bountiful buffet well known for its superior selection of fine Western and Asian dishes. Found on the 35th floor of the Hilton Osaka, Windows on the World offers mouth-watering Italian main dishes in the...  Read More

Okonomiyaki Madonna

Embraced by patrons for its flavorful rendition of the dish that some like to call Japanese stuffed pizza, this Okonomiyaki restaurant is a hometown favorite. Okonomiyaki resembles a pancake made of cabbage and yams, which is packed full with...  Read More


Locals will confirm that Mimiu's is the best place to go for udon sukiyaki, a traditional Japanese noodle stew with cabbage, clams, eel, yams and other varying seasonal ingredients like shiitake mushrooms and mitsuba. Mimiu's popularity started...  Read More


This genuine Indian dining experience has become a fixture with Osakans and international visitors alike. Guests delight in tastes and smells inspired by the exotic maharajas of Rajasthan while Indian chefs furnish an exceptional selection of...  Read More

If it's crab you're after, make your way to the Kani Doraku where this favored crustacean reigns supreme. Whether you like it boiled, roasted, in a salad, with sushi or as a croquette, you'll find it here in large portions. The restaurant itself...  Read More

Mod di Ponte Vecchio

This preferred destination for rich, savory Italian food is well liked for its attentive service and healthful menu options by way of various vegetable sauces. The Chef's recommended menu includes marinated mackerel laden with sweet tomato...  Read More


The drum-beating bespectacled clown in front of the restaurant stands as a popular icon for fun and casual dining in the busy Namba district. Tasteful Japanese selections can be found on eight floors of dining, starting with the modern...  Read More

La Baie

Dine at La Baie at the Ritz-Carlton and you'll find yourself ensconced in the essence of a British country house complete with rich, wood paneled walls, a fireplace and landscape paintings. Savory Franco-Japanese fusion dishes are put forth...  Read More

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