Osaka Honmachi, Higobashi, Tenmabashi
index of restaurants, bars and retailers
Filter by time/day
Bordering neighborhoods:

Higobashi

Leach Bar - Bar: Higobashi
[ Open 11am-midnight daily. ]
As behooves a dynamic metropolis, Osaka knows its drink. And long before the advent of the Irish pub there was The Leach Bar. A 1960s homage to Japanese folk craft, The Leach eschews wainscot for...
[ Open 11am-midnight daily. ]
Beer Belly - Beer bar: Higobashi
[ Open 5pm-midnight (LO; Sat 3-10, Sun 3-8) daily. ]
Minoh Beer is a craft brewery a bit north of Osaka city, and this centrally located taproom serves a line-up of their regular beers (including their excellent W-IPA) plus a few limited-edition...
[ Open 5pm-midnight (LO; Sat 3-10, Sun 3-8) daily. ]
Dolphins (Higobashi) - Belgian rest/beer bar: Higobashi
[ Open 11:30am-2, 5-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
A good selection of Belgian beers and budget-friendly food items can be found in this branch of the popular Osaka beer-bar chain.
[ Open 11:30am-2, 5-10:30pm (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
Takamura Wine and Coffee Roasters - Cafe: Higobashi
[ Open 11am-7pm (LO) daily. ]
A combination wine retailer and espresso bar, Takamura provides a spacious and comfortable sofa-furnished area at the front of the shop where you can enjoy espresso beverages or wine by the glass,...
[ Open 11am-7pm (LO) daily. ]

Yodoyabashi, Kitahama

Barrel - Belgian rest/beer bar: Yodoyabashi
[ Open 11:30am-midnight. Closed Sundays. ]
Good, authentic Belgian cuisine and a nice assortment of Belgian beers, including several on tap.
[ Open 11:30am-midnight. Closed Sundays. ]
Carbon - Spanish: Yodoyabashi
[ Open 11:30am-2, 5-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
A sophisticated, stylish dining spot with serious Spanish food. The emphasis is on the grill, and there's also a good selection of tapas-style snacks plus nice wines (starting at around Y4500). ...
[ Open 11:30am-2, 5-11pm (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
El Poniente - Spanish: Kitahama
[ Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-10pm (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
Paellas and other hearty Spanish fare; from the same management as Carbon, but in a more down-to-earth setting. The dining room is big and comfortable, with a view out over the river towards...
[ Open 11:30am-2, 5:30-10pm (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
Yellow Ape Craft - Beer bar: Kitahama
[ Open 5pm-2am. Closed Sundays. ]
Thirty beers, mostly Japanese craft beers, are served on tap here along with bar snacks like pizza. The Y320 table charge includes a small appetizer.
[ Open 5pm-2am. Closed Sundays. ]
Brooklyn Roasting Company - Coffee shop: Kitahama
[ Open 8am-7:30pm daily. ]
This comfortable Kitahama-area cafe offers nice espresso beverages and a few pastries, along with a pleasant river view from the spacious deck out back. A flower shop occupies part of the space and...
[ Open 8am-7:30pm daily. ]
El Poniente Gozo - Spanish: Kitahama
[ Open 3pm-2:30am (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
Another jewel in the El Poniente Spanish-food empire, this is a more casual tapas-bar setup, an easy spot to grab a glass of wine and a snack after work.
[ Open 3pm-2:30am (LO). Closed Sundays. ]

Honmachi

Vita Bien - Retail: Honmachi
[ Open 11am-7pm. Closed Sundays. ]
This tiny "bio and slow tea house" sells organic Swiss chocolates, German herbal teas, Austrian jams and honeys, and a few toys and knick-knacks.
[ Open 11am-7pm. Closed Sundays. ]
Dig - Beer bar: Honmachi
[ Open 5:30pm-midnight (LO) daily. ]
This attractively decorated craft-beer bar has sixteen taps roughly divided between Japanese and US craft beers. Beers come in several sizes; a 400ml glass is Y1000, and there are some tasting sets....
[ Open 5:30pm-midnight (LO) daily. ]
Mimiu - Japanese regional: Honmachi
[ Open 11:30am-8:30pm. Closed Sundays. ]
This main branch of one of Osaka's most famous traditional restaurants specializes in udon sukiyaki and other noodle dishes, tempura, and seasonal fish and vegetables. Prices are quite reasonable,...
[ Open 11:30am-8:30pm. Closed Sundays. ]
Painduce - Bakery: Honmachi
[ Open 8am-7pm. Closed Sundays. ]
French-style pastries and fresh breads from this neighborhood bakery; there's also a miniscule cafe attached if you want to stop for coffee.
[ Open 8am-7pm. Closed Sundays. ]
Dolphins - Belgian rest/beer bar: Honmachi
[ Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-11pm daily. ]
The Sekaisuji-Honmachi outpost of Dolphins is the "beer bistrot" branch, with a basic food menu and a large selection of Belgian beers.
[ Open 11:30am-2:30, 5-11pm daily. ]
Garage 39 - Beer bar: Honmachi
[ Open 5pm-1am (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
The fifteen taps at this relatively spacious beer bar serve up a mix of Japanese and US craft beers, with US pints selling for Y950. The food is also good.
[ Open 5pm-1am (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
Yoshino Zushi - Sushi: Honmachi
[ Open 11am-9pm. Closed weekends. ]
Established in the 1840s, Yoshino is the place to go for Osaka-style sushi. Set meals are Y2000-5000, with sushi kaiseki service priced at Y3600-10,000.
[ Open 11am-9pm. Closed weekends. ]
Hard Rock Cafe - Burgers: Honmachi
[ Open 11:30am-midnight daily. ]
The downtown Osaka branch of this lively tourist spot serves up good burgers and fries along with the music.
[ Open 11:30am-midnight daily. ]
Paul - Bakery: Honmachi
[ Open 10am-10pm daily. ]
Excellent sandwiches, breads and pastries from this French bakery; there's also a spacious cafe behind the shop. (Paul also has retail branches in Daimaru and Hanshin department stores.)
[ Open 10am-10pm daily. ]

Tenmabashi

Hakkakuan - Tofu: Tenmabashi
[ Open 11am-3, 5-9pm (LO) daily. ]
Tofu and yuba are the specialties here, and the menu offers some unusual dishes like soy-milk cheese fondue, nama-fu and soy-milk gratin, and hot apple pie with soy ice. You'll also find seasonal...
[ Open 11am-3, 5-9pm (LO) daily. ]
Oli - Italian: Tenmabashi
[ Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily. ]
This Italian restaurant specializes in dishes made with gourmet olive oils - you can check their list of eight olive oils and see which one is used in each dish. Mains include charcoal-grilled fish,...
[ Open 11am-10pm (LO) daily. ]
Nakai - Yakitori: Tenmabashi
[ Open 11:30am-2, 5pm-midnight (LO; Sun -11pm) daily. ]
Good yakitori and Belgian beers, from the Dolphins chain of Belgian beer bar-restaurants. Budget around Y3000-3500 for dinner and drinks.
[ Open 11:30am-2, 5pm-midnight (LO; Sun -11pm) daily. ]
Le Pont de Ciel - French: Tenmabashi
[ Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
Fancy French dining with a great view - the menu was designed by Michelin 3-star chef Guy Martin, with fellow Parisian chef Pierre Gay running the kitchen. Dinners start at Y7350, lunches Y3150.
[ Open 11:30am-2:30, 5:30-9pm (LO). Closed Sundays. ]
Bordering neighborhoods:
Follow:
 
Sister sites:
Craft Beer Bars Japan
Bars, retailers and festivals
Animal Cafes
Cat, rabbit and bird cafe guide
Where in Tokyo
Fun things to do in the big city
Shinkansen.com
Popcult, design and cool stuff to buy
Barking Inu
Sushi dictionary and Japan Android apps