Izakaya Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka!

Izakayas are Japanese style pubs where people get together to eat and drink.

Izakayas in Namba have lively and friendly atmosphere compare to other cities in Japan.Foods are tasty, reasonable,definitely worth a visit if you come to Namba.

Here are the top 5 best Izakaya restaurants in Namba!

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Local tells Top 5 Izakaya restaurants in Namba!


Tousui Tousui has many kinds of dishes(It looks more than 100 dishes!) and Japanese Sake.

You can enjoy from exquisitely executed Japanese dishes to staple dishes with a reasonable price.

You can get enough of eating foods without caring much about the prices!

Address:Ichinaka Bldg.2F,1-6-4 Namba Chuo-ku Osaka
Location:5 minutes from Subway Midousuji-line
Open Hour: Mon-Sat 16:00〜22:45
Closed: Sundays,Public holidays
Price:Dinner 4,000~5,000yen
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2.Waramasa/嬉々 わらまさ

At Waramasa,most foods cost between 200-500yen, but quality of the foods is excellent.

They serve a wide variety of original dishes and drinks as well as best selection of Japanese sake.

Anything you order is great and reasonable, so enjoy many kinds of dishes here!

Address:1-9-10 Nambanaka,Naniwa-ku,Osaka
Location:2 minutes from Subway Midosuji line Namba station 6 exit
Open Hour: Mon-Sat 18:00〜5:00
Closed: Sundays,National holidays
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3.Sakatomochuji 酒友忠じ

Sakatomochuji Sakatomochuji is my best izakaya restaurant in Namba.

All the original foods are tasty and reasonable.

I especially like the fresh sashimi here.It gets high evaluation of review from customers.

Location:3 minutes from Subway Midosuji-line Namba station 5 exit
Open Hour:Mon-Sat 18:00〜5:00(L.O.4:00)
Closed:irregular holidays
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4.Namba Sumiyakishoten Yo/難波 炭焼笑店 陽

Sumiyaki shoten yo Sumiyakishoten Yo is a traditional char-grilled restaurant in Osaka.

This restaurant is located at the area called “Ura Namba” which is always filled with locals.

This izakaya restaurant is famous for it’s yakitori dishes, but they also serve Japanese home-style dishes ranging from Buridaikon(simmered yellowtail with radish) to oyakodon.(a bowl of rice topped with chicken and eggs)

Must eat food here is”Oyakodon”(Japanese style chicken and egg rice-bowl).Soft-cooked egg tastes really nice!! Many people are addicted to eating it!

They have a large selection of drinks including Japanese sake,cocktails and wine.

This is the best place for those who want to enjoy authentic Japanese dishes with different kinds of alcohol drinks in a local atmosphere.

Address:Hannan Bldg.1F 14-25,Sennichimae,Namba,Chuo-ku,Osaka
Location:3 minutes from Subway Midosuji-line Namba station
Open Hour: Mon-Sat 11:30〜15:00 17:00〜3:00(L.O.2:30)
Closed:New years day
Price:Lunch~1,000 yen,Dinner3,000~4,000 yen
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5.Shinkawa Nishiya 新川にしや

Shinkawa nishiya ou can enjoy a large variety of fish, vegetable and Japanese dishes at Shinkawa Nishiya.

They offers a creative and innovative dishes.

Fried fish taste perfectly with beer or Japanese sake.

It’s very popular izakaya restaurant among the locals.

Address:1F Terada Bldg.1-17-16,Nambanaka,Naniwa-ku,Osaka
Location: 10 minutes from Subway Midosuji-line Namba station exit 5
Phone: 06-6634-2440
Open Hour: Mon-Wed,Fri-Sun 17:00〜5:00
Closed: Thursdays
Price:3,000~5,000 yen
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Reservation is must at all these izakaya restaurants.It’s better to go with someone who understands Japanese since the menu is sometimes written only in Japanese.

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