Sumiyoshi taisha shrine Osaka is called kitchen of Japan.

It means Osaka is home to a lot of different dishes at almost everywhere.
The foods are not only delicious, but also reasonable.

I am happy to live here because I can find very good reastaurant with reasonable price.

I would like to introduce the restaurants near Sumiyoshi taisha shrine which is delicious and reasonable.

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Top 5 Restaurants near Sumiyoshi taisha shrine


Hirotaya is located 5 minuites from Sumiyoshi taisha shrine.

It is old Japanese restaurant established from Taisho period(It means about 100 years ago!)

This restaurant is famous for Mame gohan. Mame gohan is rice cooked with peas and seasoned with salt.

Famous menu are

Mame gohan teishoku 800 yen

Tempura teishoku 1150 yen

Sashimi teishoku 1150 yen

Teishoku means set menu in Japanese

You can enjoy traditional Japanese food here.

Address:4-40 Nagao-cho sumiyoshi-ku Osaka
Open Hour:11:30-14:00 16:00-21:00(L.O.20:30)
Price:(Lunch) 1000〜2000yen (Dinner) 3000〜5000yen


Kokoro is a Okonomiyaki restaurant which offers the varaety of Okonomiyaki.

The owner is making Okonomiyaki more than 35 years!

I especially like Kokoroyaki,which is served with Pork loin and noodles. It is so filling and delicious!

Address:4-6-103 Nagao-cho,Sumiyoshi-ku,Osaka
Phone: 06-6672-8889
Open Hour:11:00~22:00 (L.O.22:00)
Closed: Monday
Price(Lunch) 1000~2000yen(Dinner) 1000~2000yen


Yaroku is a western-style restaurant which offers a lot of wesern cuisine.

It is long-established restaurant with a history of 80 years! It still maintains classic taste. Local people love this restaurant!

I like Tamago croquette (Egg croquette).It is one of the local speciality at Yaroku.

Address:3-30-16 Higashikohama, Sumiyoshi-ku,Osaka
Open Hour: 11:30~13:30 16:30~20:15
Closed:Wednesday, The day after national holidays
Price: about 2000 yen

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Kawakatsu is a locals favorite eel restaurant.

This restaurant offers you high quality grilled eel. The eel is so fluffy. It will melt in your mouth when you eat it.
You would be addicted to eat it if you eat this eel.

The Menu is written in Japanese.

I pick up some of the menu I reccomend to you.

うな重 特上 Una-jyu Tokujyou (Superior eel and rice in lacquered box with clear soup of eel liver) 2000 yen.

うなぎの白焼き 上 Unagi no Shirayaki jyou(Unseasoned Grilled eel and rice with clear soup of eel liver) 2000 yen.

Address: 2-4-14 Sumiyoshi Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka
Phone: 06-6673-7572
Open Hour: 11:00~19:00
Closed: Saturday
Price(Lunch) 1000~2000 yen (Dinner) 2000~3000 yen


Eiraiken is a chinese restaurant which was established 60 years ago. This reastaurant was introduced as a good restaurant on TV.
This reastaurant is famous for fried rice. All the food is good and reasoable, that is why it is poplar with local customer.

The menu I recommend are

蟹焼き飯 Kani Charhan( fried rice with crabs) 950 yen

餃子 Gyouza( Dumpling) 330 yennnnnnnnn

Address:3-29-5 Higashi-kohama, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka
Phone: 06-6678-8807
Open Hour: 11:00~14:30 17:00~21:00
Closed: Tuesday
Price(Lunch) ~1000 yen (Dinner) 1000~2000 yen

There are many historical restaurants around Sumiyoshi taisha shrine area. You can feel traditional Japanese atmosphere once you come to Sumiyoshi-area.

Please drop in at a local restaurant when you visit Sumiyoshi taisha shrine!
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