5 Street Foods in Osaka You Must Try

5 Street Foods in Osaka You Must Try

Osaka is the birthplace of many delicious local cuisines and you should not miss out on the street food in Osaka.

1. Takoyaki


This is the famous grilled octopus ball with flour and egg based batter filled with octopus slices, pickled ginger and green onion. Takoyaki sauce and other toppings such as mayonnaise, powdered nori seaweed and dried bonito fish flakes are added to complete this popular street snack.

2. Okonomiyaki


The famous Okonomiyaki is a savoury pancake dish, made with shredded cabbage and a whole range of other ingredients such as squid, prawn, octopus or meat. It is usually served with okonomiyaki sauce, mayonnaise, bonito fish flakes and powdered nori seaweed.

3. Kushikatsu

Kushikatsu is a Japanese dish of deep fried skewered meat and vegetable. The Kushikatsu are usually dipped in a sauce before eating. However, there is a rule though, double dipping is big “no no” in a shared sauce container.

4. Kitsune Udon

Kitsune Udon by tokyodollnl

The broth of Kitsune Udon, the dashi stock is made from scratch with dried bonito flakes and kombu seaweed.  People usually eat the soup udon with toppings like narutomaki(fish cake) and spinach.

5. Horumon


Horumon is the grilled beef, pork or poultry offal originated in Osaka. This dish is usually served in teppan-yaki style (iron pan grilled), Kushi-yaki style (grilled skewers) or barbecue style (Yakiniku) that influenced by the Korean.

Where to go for Osaka street food

Shinsekai Area

Address: Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
Info: http://www.osaka-info.jp/en/facilities/cat37/post_300.html

Dotonbori Area

Address: Dotonbori, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0071, Japan
Info: https://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/regional/osaka/dotonbori.html

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