Narisawa (Tokyo) vs Hajime (Osaka)

by marlinspike 2 years ago

I won't want to go to both (many different types of restaurants on the try list and you can eat only so many extravagant meals on one trip before it stops being fun), and these two seem similar. If...

Kid friendly in Osaka

by gemster 2 years ago

I'm bringing my 3 year old and 5 year old kids to Osaka in a month or so - would love suggestions on kid friendly restaurants! The kids are quite good - we had a pretty successful Tokyo trip recen...

Kushiage in Osaka - does it have to be expensive?

by arturchik 4 years ago

Dear community I read multiple recommendations that in order to try Kushiage, it should be Rokkakutei or Wasabi. However, as I was looking at Tabelog, there appears to be a really significant pr...

Japan Trip: Fukuoka -> Osaka -> Tokyo

by newyorkminute 2 years ago

Hey folks. We (my wife and I) are taking a 2 week trip to Japan in May. We are starting in Fukuoka and work our way up to Tokyo. I have been to Japan before but my wife hasn't. So I'm excited to go...

Sushi Tokami

by Thetrashmouth 2 years ago

Hi all, First post here. I have a trip to Japan (Tokyo/Kyoto/Osaka) planned in May. Through the combined efforts of various concierge services, I managed to secure seats at some great places (De...

Izakaya in Tokyo (and general trip itin advice)

by BSR84 2 years ago

heading to japan for the second time in may. i have most dinners mapped out, but wanted to work in one excellent izakaya. i saw a post raving about shinsuke, so i'm considering that but it seems a ...

Japan trip report May 2018

by Belkisw 3 years ago

Here are my foodie notes from our three week trip to Japan earlier this month. As you will see, I essentially tried to have us eat one of each time of Japanese cuisine once, and then a few thing mo...

Osaka beef recommendations

by veddeshpande 3 years ago

Recommendations for where to eat wagyu beef in Osaka? The top yakiniku restaurants in Tabelog don't seem to have any discussion here on Chowhound.

Oshizushi/Hakozushi in Osaka

by UmamiBase 3 years ago

I'm looking for place that sells oshizushi near Osaka station. My initial choice, Yoshino Sushi, is apparently closed until Jan.9 for New's Years holiday. Does anyone know place that's open around ...

Itinerary for 2 weeks in Tokyo/Hiroshima/Osaka/Kyoto

by Heeney 4 years ago

Planning for an extended trip through Japan in April and have been trying to plan dinners. Would love your thoughts and suggestions. Tokyo (5 nights) Torishiki Ishikawa Sawada Fukamachi Su...

Looking for Solo Lunch suggestions in Tokyo/Osaka

by Haruhi7 4 years ago

Hello! A friend I'd planned to travel with can no longer join me when I go to Japan in September so I'll be going solo (and female.) I'm looking for places to hit up with nice/amazing/fancy Japanes...

Osaka Food Tour: Help me Select Places

by Julien.A 3 years ago

Hello: I need some help to choose some places for a 2 days itinerary in Osaka. No western food, just a discovery of what the city has to offer in terms of local delights, everything between 10 to ...

Belt Sushi Osaka: any recommendation?

by Julien.A 3 years ago

Hello: Can you recommend a good quality belt (conveyor) sushi in Osaka? Thanks

Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto Restaurant Holiday Closures For Year End

by mikey8811 4 years ago

Hi Am planning a trip to Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto towards the end of the year ie. from 24 December to 7 January. Are most restaurants closed then for their annual holidays? I briefly looked ...

Osaka - where to eat?

by suzette82 4 years ago

Hi Chowhounds! We're visiting Osaka for 5 days in November. 1. Are there any interesting kappo / kaiseki restaurants to try? We'd prefer somewhere with a more diverse and creative range or stro...

Foodie trip to Japan during cherry blossom season

by nikkiv 4 years ago

Hi all, I am planning a 2.5 week honeymoon trip to Japan next year in March! I have planned the following so far: 4nights Tokyo 2 nights Hakone 2 nights Takayama 4 nights Kyoto 2...

Osaka Beef — Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M or Tsurugyu?

by LeighMB 4 years ago

Looking for a place to eat Wagyu beef in Osaka and considering Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M and Tsurugyu. They both get great reviews on TripAdvisor, but Tabelog skews Tsurugyu. So I'm guessing it's ...

Lunch Deals: 2017 Edition (Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto)

by JBG89 4 years ago

Hi Folks, I'll be fortunate enough to be taking a short trip to Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka and the budget concious traveller in me has always seeked lunch deals for value. My last trip was in 2...

Osaka restaurant recommendation please

by rainbowbagel 4 years ago

Any suggestions on a restaurant near Osaka station that could accommodate a group of 7 including one vegetarian on Friday night? (Accepts reservations) Looking for good food (open to any style but ...

Help with Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto restaurant picks

by Cornstar 4 years ago

Hello, I will be traveling to Japan in a couple of weeks to visit Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. I'm still trying to research my restaurant options and I've barely looked at Kyoto and Osaka but I thought...