12 Shinsaibashi Cafes Representing the Bustling City of Osaka

Publish-date: Jan 11 2018 Update-date: Nov 18 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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13 Shinsaibashi Cafes Representing the Bustling City of Osaka

Located at the heart of Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, Shinsaibashi is a bustling area representative of Osaka, with department stores, specialty stores, and luxury brand shops. It is the dream for many to have a store in Shinsaibashi. In this busy area, one’s always looking for a spot to take a short rest while shopping or for a meeting place. Here is an introduction to 12 cafes around Shinsaibashi. It's up to you to discover your favorite!

1. kawara CAFE&DINING Shinsaibashi

1. kawara CAFE&DINING Shinsaibashi

When you enter kawara CAFE&DINING Shinsaibashi, located on the 9th floor of Shinsaibashi OPA, it’s like submerging yourself in Japan and Japanese culture. The artwork by a popular designer adds to the atmosphere. The Japanese-style original dishes and tapas are quite luxurious and go down well with a cocktail. It's worth a visit to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with their homemade sweets. There is a variety of seating options that you can choose from, depending on your mood or the purpose of your visit, including semi-private rooms, Japanese-style rooms on the loft, and low sofas. It is a great restaurant with a wonderful atmosphere that you can visit for almost any occasion: a meal with your friends, a welcome or farewell party, a date, a girl's party, or even a matchmaking party!

kawara CAFE&DINING Shinsaibashi

Open: Lunch 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Irregular  
Same as Shinsaibashi OPA
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY 
*From 5:00 pm, there is a 324 JPY service charge
Access: 1 minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station
Address: 9F, Shinsaibashi OPA, 1-4-3, Nishi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

2. MONDIAL KAFFEE 328

2. MONDIAL KAFFEE 328

The specialty coffee shop, MONDIAL KAFFEE 328, is run by the barista, Daisuke Tanaka, who was the winner of the Coffee Fest LATTE ART World Championship in Chicago in 2015. The cafe is popular for its various unique coffee blends, including the [MONDIAL Blend], which they roast and blend in-house with special beans. They use a Slayer espresso machine, which draws out the flavor of the coffee after steaming the beans with air pressure. Their baked goods are popular as well. The pastry chef, who is also a barista, is especially proud of the tarts. This is a must-visit cafe that impresses even the most cultivated coffee connoisseur.

MONDIAL KAFFEE 328

Open: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 900 JPY / [Lunch] 950 JPY
Access: 2-minute walk from Exit 6 of Yotsubashi Station
Address: 1F, Forestage Kitahorie, 1-6-16, Kita Horie, Nishi-ku, Osaka-city, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

3. J'adore Shinsaibashi

4. J'adore Shinsaibashi

The classy J'adore Shinsaibashi cafe-restaurant is busy and popular from lunchtime. The cafe was designed by Hiroyuki Matsunaka and his designing firm, Design Room 702. Inspired by SOLE (the sun), the restaurant was designed with tables outside that overlook the city. The open air gives an impression of being in a resort or holiday home. The chef makes Italian dishes for all occasions, such as casual tea breaks, lunches, dinners, dates, girl's parties, birthday parties, and even wedding after-parties!

J'adore Shinsaibashi

Open: Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm), Tea Time 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,800 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 5-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station, 3-minute walk from Nanba Station
Address: 8F, 2-5-5, Shinsaibashi-suji, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

4. GRANKNOT coffee

5. GRANKNOT coffee

GRANKNOT coffee serves coffee with beans that have been specially selected, as well as roasted and brewed in a special way. The cafe’s decor makes great use of wood. It makes you feel as if you are in a cafe in a foreign country. The manual drip coffee has a perfect balance of flavor, bitterness, and acidity. The cafe’s recommendations are the [Cafe Mocha] and [Panini]. It is a comfortable place to drop in and enjoy a pleasant tea time after shopping - even if you are by yourself!

GRANKNOT coffee

Open: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 501 JPY - 1,000 JPY
Access: 268m from Nishiohashi Station
Address: 1F, Nagano Bldg., 1-23-4, Kita Horie, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

5. Yotsubashi Cafe

6. Yotsubashi Cafe

Yotsubashi Cafe serves its Chef's Special of [Torokeru Hamburger Steak] using top grade (A5 rank) Imari beef. There is seating for 31 people in the restaurant. It is spacious, and the big glass windows make it feel very open. The A5-rank luxurious ground beef is all processed by hand, so it is packed with flavor. The natural sweetness and tender texture of the juicy meat are addictive. In addition to the hamburger steak, their French baguette that's been thoroughly soaked in egg and milk before baking is highly recommended.

Yotsubashi Cafe

Open: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm (L.O. 5:20 pm) 
*If the [Torokeru Hamburger Steak] sells out, the restaurant might close early.
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 1,001 JPY  -  1,500 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from Exit 2 of Yotsubashi Station
Address: 1-9-17, Shin-machi, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

6. W cafe

7. W cafe

W cafe serves various dishes from an a la carte menu that uses a wide variety of seasonal ingredients. They also offer other dishes, such as their special [Rib-eye Steak] and homemade cakes. It is spacious, and the interior is decorated with calming, stylish colors. The wide range of dishes, such as addictive, crispy handmade pizza, the seasonal menus, and the patissier's homemade original desserts are a big draw. There is a special floor that can accommodate parties of more than 100 people.

 W cafe

Open: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm (L.O.)
Closed: None
Average price: 1,001 JPY  -  1,500 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from Yotsubashi Station, 5-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station
Address: 1-12-11, Nishi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

7. VERY FANCY Shinsaibashi

8. VERY FANCY Shinsaibashi

VERY FANCY, located a 3-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station, is a well-known popular restaurant with 2 signature dishes: pancakes and granola. Despite its appearance, it is very relaxing inside with its sofa seating. The surprisingly soft and moist [Plain Pancake] is highly recommended. You can also enjoy the crunchy texture of homemade granola in the butter. The dish comes with 3 pancakes, but you can finish them easily, as they are not too sweet. It's the one and only pancake that people keep coming back for. It is a comfortable place to eat, even when you are by yourself.

 VERY FANCY Shinsaibashi

Open: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 1,001 JPY  -  1,500 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station
Address: 2-3F, Kuroudo Shinsaibashi Bldg., 1-5-24, Shinsaibashi-suji, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

8. GARB

9. GARB

The open ceiling and specialty food are impressive in this large cafe-restaurant. The 4-story building has a different ambience on each floor, so you can choose the floor depending on the purpose of your visit. On the 1st floor, there are tables and a bar counter under the high, open ceiling, as well as tables outside the large glass doors that are surrounded by green plants, where you can enjoy a nice breeze. The natural and modern interior of the 2nd floor is suitable for everyday visits, birthday parties, and dates. The 3rd floor is stylish and relaxing, and the 4th floor is in the style of a saloon bar with only sofa seating. The recommended dish is the [Oven Baked Spare Ribs (1 Piece)].

GARB

Open: [Monday - Thursday, Sunday] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 00:00 am (L.O. 10:30 pm), Tea time 11:30 am - 00:00 am 
[Friday, Saturday, Day before National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 4:30 pm,  Dinner 5:00 pm - 00:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm), Tea time 11:30 am - 00:00 am
Closed: None
Average price: 3,001 JPY  -  3,500 JPY
Access: 7-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station
Address: 4-4-7, Bakurou-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

9. Eggs 'n Things Shinsaibashi

10. Eggs 'n Things Shinsaibashi

Eggs 'n Things Shinsaibashi is located on a street parallel to Midosuji Street, where you can forget the hustle and bustle of the city. The ocean-themed interior and outdoor seating with a relaxed Hawaiian atmosphere make you feel like you are on a vacation. You can enjoy the delicious and filling all-day breakfast for lunch or dinner, as well as for breakfast! In Japanese outlets, Hawaiian Loco food and drinks are served at dinnertime, in addition to the main breakfast selections on the grand menu.

Eggs 'n Things Shinsaibashi

Open: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: 2,000 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station
Address: 1F, CriceNikko Nishi Shinsaibashi Bldg., 2-10-2, Nishi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

10. DALLOYAU Shinsaibashi

11. DALLOYAU Shinsaibashi

This pastry shop is located just a 4-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station. Their menu is regularly updated from Paris, depending on the season. They sell their goods and merchandise on the shopping street side; the cafe is in the back. You can enjoy all kinds of pastries, such as: the aromatic and flavorful [Macaron] that is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, [Chocolate] made from cacao beans that have been specially selected from all over the world, [Cookies] that are hand-baked in a traditional fashion, [Madeleines], [Financiers], [Batards] that use specially selected flour, butter, and fruits for an authentic French flavor, [Pain de Campagne], [Croissants], and [Brioche].

DALLOYAU Shinsaibashi

Open: [Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday] 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
[Sunday, National Holidays] 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed: None
Average price: 1,001 JPY  -  1,500 JPY
Access: 4-minute walk from Exit 6 of Shinsaibashi Station, 6- minute walk from Exit 14 of Namba Station
Address: 2-2-23, Shinsaibashi-suji, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

11. Brooklyn Parlor Osaka

12. Brooklyn Parlor Osaka

Open for lunch, teatime, and dinner, Brooklyn Parlor Osaka - located a 3-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station - is a landmark in the Shinsaibashi and American Village areas. Here, you can discover new music and books while you enjoy meals and drinks. In this modern age, when everything is wanted instantly, this is a place to linger and enjoy culture and art. Drinks are included with the variety of lunch dishes available. The party room seats up to 80 people and can be used for various purposes, such as wedding receptions, welcome or farewell parties, year-end parties, and girl's parties.

Brooklyn Parlor Osaka

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Food L.O. 10:00 pm, Drinks L.O. 10:30 pm), Tea Time 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Access: 4-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station, 5-minute walk from Namba Station
Address: B1F, EDGE Shinsaibashi Bldg., 2-2-3, Nishi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

12. CAFE CHARBON

13. CAFE CHARBON

CAFE CHARBON is a stylish cafe that's just a 1 minute walk from Yotsubashi Station. This restaurant holds the highest number of birthday parties in Horie, at over 3,000 birthday parties in a single year! A spacious room with a capacity for 100 people is available for large parties, such as welcome or farewell parties. The Japanese tatami space on the 2nd floor is suitable for a group with small children. You can enjoy your meals while keeping an eye on your children. The recommended dish is the [Cream Fondue] that has plenty of cheese. For special occasions, such as birthdays and anniversaries, the dessert for the courses can be substituted by a whole cake made by the patissier at no extra charge. It makes for an especially memorable occasion. Since the restaurant is fully booked almost every day, it is recommended to make reservations early.

CAFE CHARBON

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 5:00 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 00:00 am(L.O. 11:00 pm), Tea Time 11:30 am - 00:00 am(L.O. 11:00 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: 1,001 JPY  -  1,500 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from Exit 4 of Yotsubashi Station, 3-minute walk from Exit Crysta Nagahori 17 of Shinsaibashi Station
Address: 1-6-23, Kita Horie, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Jan 11 2018 Update-date: Nov 18 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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