11 Osaka’s Best Takoyaki Restaurants Honored by World Top Gourmands


Takoyaki is one of Osaka’s iconic food as well as Okonomiyaki. Here’s a list of top quality restaurants for people who are after ‘must-eat delicious takoyaki’ among hundreds of takoyaki restaurants dotted around in Osaka. They are famed among locals and awarded as bib gourmand, reasonable but worth visiting, by Michelin. Don’t miss!

1. Umai-ya (うまい屋) [Kita]

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Address: 4-21 Naniwacho, Kita-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

2. Tamaya (玉屋) [Kita]

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HP: tamaya08.com/map/ (Japanese Only)
Address: 1-3-4 Kokubunji, Kita-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

3. Aidu-ya Namba (会津屋 難波店) [Minami]

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HP: www.aiduya.com//images/commons/eng.pdf

HP: www.aiduya.com/shop.html (Japanese Only)

Address: NanNan Town B1F 5-4-1 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

4. Dotonbori Akaoni (道頓堀 赤鬼) [Minami]

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HP: www.doutonbori-akaoni.com/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 1-2-3 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

5. Otako (大たこ) [Minami]

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HP: tabelog.com/osaka/A2701/A270202/27001483/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 1-4-16 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

6. Kogaryu (甲賀流) [Minami]

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HP: www.kougaryu.jp/shop/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 2-18-4 Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

7. Wanaka Sennichimae Honten (わなか 千日前本店) [Minami]

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HP: takoyaki-wanaka.com/04_tenpo.html (Japanese Only)

Address: 11-19 Namba Sennichimae , Chuo-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

8. Aidu-ya Honten (会津屋 本店) [Nishinari]

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HP: www.aiduya.com//images/commons/eng.pdf

HP: www.aiduya.com/shop.html (Japanese Only)

Address: 2-3-1 Tamadenishi , Nishinari-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

9. Yamachan Honten (やまちゃん 本店)[Abeno]

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HP: takoyaki-yamachan.net/shop/honten/?lang=en

HP: takoyaki-yamachan.net/shop/honten/?lang=zh (中文)

Address: 1-2-34 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

10. Yamachan 2go-ten (やまちゃん 2号店) [Abeno]

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HP: takoyaki-yamachan.net/shop/honten/?lang=en

HP: takoyaki-yamachan.net/shop/honten/?lang=zh (中文)

Address: Kawakami Building 1F 2-3-53 Matsuzakicho, Abeno-ku, Osaka (Google Map)

11. Naniwaya (浪花屋) [Nagai]

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HP: takoyaki-naniwaya.com/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 4-6-8 Nagai Higashi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka (Google Map)