Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka!
Drinking a hot cup of coffee is good way to refresh yourself .
In Japan, most of the coffee consumed comes from vending machines,but there are also many coffee shops where coffee lovers gather together.
If you looking for the places where you can enjoy the best coffee,try these coffee shops below.
This time I would like to share with you Top 5 best Coffee shops in Osaka.
Top 5 best Coffee shops in Osaka!The high-end places for coffee lovers
1.Marufuku Coffee Shop, Sennichimae Honten/丸福珈琲店 千日前本店Marufuku Coffee Shop is one of the oldest coffee shop in namba area which was established in 1934.
The classic interior of this cafe offer you the nostalgic atmosphere of showa period(1926～1989year).
This cafe has been loved among locals and coffee lovers for long generations.
One of the most popular item is in-house deep roasted coffee with strong flavor.They keep the same taste of the coffee since its establishment.
Another popular item is their original pancake.
Theirpancake is fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside.You can choose the topping from honey or maple syrup according to your preference.
The sweet pancake goes well with the strong coffee.
If you like strong coffee,you should try the coffee at Marufuku Coffee Shop.
Address:1-9-1 Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Location:3 minutes walk from Subway Sennichimae-LineSennichimae station,3 minutes walk from Subway Sakaisuji-line Sennichimae station
Open Hour: Mon-Sat 8:00～23:00,Sun:8:30～23:00
Closed: 1st of Jan.
2.Danke/ダンケDanke is one and only coffee shop in the world that has their original “Butter Blend Coffee”.
This place is known to those in the know.
The cafe’s owner, Mr.Teraguchi have invented the Butter Blend Coffee for over 4 years wishing that people will enjoy drinking his original coffee at a table.
The Butter Blend Coffee is not floating the butter on the top of the coffee, it is made from the coffee beans that are roasted with butter.
The owner serve the hand drop coffee after an order, made one at a time with care.
The taste of the coffee is mild and distinctive with mellow flavor.
There are more than 150 kinds of luxury coffee cups,and the server will choose the one which suit you.
There are also cakes,cookies,toasts and sandwiches.
The most popular sweet is the chiffon cake. The fluffy chiffon cake,filled with whipped cream goes perfectly well with the coffee.
I also recommend you to try cheesecake which is very thick and delicious.
If you want to try the Butter Blend Coffee, you should visit danke.
Address:2nd floor,1-2-22 Shinsaibashi-suji,Chuo-ku,Osaka
Location:3 minutes walk from Subway Midosuji-line Shinsaibashi Station station,3 minutes walk from Subway Nagahoritsurumiryokuchi-line Shinsaibashi station
Open Hour: Mon-Sat 11:30～1：00a.m.(L.O.12:30)Sun: 11：30～24：00(L.O.23:30)
3.Usagi to Boku/うさぎとぼくUsagi to Boku is a self-roasted coffee shop which was renovated from an 80-year-old Japanese house.
This cafe is run by husband and wife who are shy to strangers.
There are more than 30 kinds of coffee beans in the shop,and they roast only the necessary amount of coffee for the the customers on the spot.
So every cup of coffee is very fresh and tasty.
They serve white coffee with rabbit design latte art.(Usagi means rabbit in Japanese.)It is not only delicious,but also very cute.
This white coffee is sweet which is a good to serve for those who don’t like a bitter taste of coffee very much.
There is only Japanese menu is available, so I’ll write the recommended item below.
Showa-cho Blend Coffee/昭和町ブレンド(400 yen)・・・Their original black coffee.It’s bitter but it leaves a pleasant aftertaste.
Boku no Milk Coffee/ぼくのミルクコーヒー(450yen)・・・The white coffee with rabbit design latte art.
There are also sandwiches,cakes rabbit shaped cookies and curry are available.
※More than 5 people are not allowed due to small numbers of seats.
Address:3-9-10 Hannan-cho, Abeno-ku, Osaka
Location:6 minutes walk from Subway Midosuji-line Showa-cho station
Open Hour: Mon-Fri 9:00～18:00,Sat,Sun,Public holiday:8:00〜18:00
Closed: Tuesday,Wednesday,Golden Week,Bon holiday(in mid-August) New years day
4.Ban Coffee/ばん珈琲店Ban Coffee is located 5 minutes walk from JR Morinomiya sation.
This is the place where coffee lovers gather together who want to enjoy the best coffee in Osaka.
They use the method called “Nel Drip”,it’s the old-fashioned way to brew coffee utilizing a cotton flannel.
The owner is also particular about the roast, the temperature of water, and dripping speed.
After an order, made one at a time with care,the coffee tastes exceptional.
Their original coffee called”Ban coffee” which is made only 60 cc of coffee from 40g of beans.
It’s very bitter but it leaves a pleasant aftertaste.This coffee is good for who loves strong taste.
There is also home-made cakes which goes well with the strong coffee very well.
I highly recommend this coffee shop for those who love strong coffee.
Address:1-16-21 Morinomiyachuo Chuo-Ku,Osaka
Location:5 minutes walk from Subway Nagahoritsurumiryokuchi-line Morinomiya station,5 minutes walk from JR Morinomiya station
Open Hour: 12:00～19:00
5.Whitebird coffee stand/ホワイトバード コーヒー スタンドWhitebird coffee stand is a Hand drip coffee shop in higashi-umeda area which is located at east part of Umeda.
I didn’t know this coffee shop for a long time because it is a bit far from central area of Umeda.
It is very popular among locals who want to enjoy delicious coffee in a calm relaxed atmosphere.
The recommended item here is “Strong blend coffee”(450yen) made one at a time after an order.
As it’s name suggest,it is strong coffee with rich flavor.
They give you free mini financier with your purchase of coffee which is on point.
For those who don’t like strong coffee, there is “Guatemala coffee”. You can enjoy full of aroma, softness texture and sweet rich flavor.
During the lunch time you can enjoy pasta or hot dogs.
They also a wide line-up of sweets from the very popular rare cheesecake,french toast, to cakes made with seasonal fruit and gateau chocolate.
Enjoy their hand drip coffee with home made sweets!
Address:102 Kokudo Building,2-1-12 Sonezaki, Kita-Ku,Osaka
Location:3 minutes walk from Subway Tanimachi-line Higash-umeda station
Open Hour:Mon-Sat 11：00～23：00,Sun 11：00～22：00
I hope you enjoy genuine coffee in Osaka!
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