13 Reccomended Lunch Spots Around Umeda!

Publish-date: Jan 25 2018 Update-date: Nov 22 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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13 Reccomended Lunch Spots Around Umeda!

Umeda is a lively area that's home to Japan's longest shopping street, Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street, and a host of different shops as well. While it's a modern area, you can still feel a sense of nostalgia and history. Umeda, with it's sights, sounds, and tastes, is a tourist hotspot.
With all Umeda has to offer, it might be hard to decide where to go for lunch. Check out this selection of 13 popular places, ranging from luxurious restaurants to solo-diner eateries and beyond.

1. XEX WEST

1. XEX WEST

This restaurant incorporates Italian cuisine, authentic Japanese cuisine, and a bar. For lunch, pizza and pasta are served at Salvatore Cuomo Bros., their Italian restaurant; Set meals and sushi are available at An, their Japanese restaurant; The BAR, their bar, offers a buffet and dessert. The [Pizza & Pasta Buffet Lunch] includes 6 types of authentic Neapolitan pizza, 6 types of Italian pasta, salads and other all-you-can-eat items at 1,550 JPY on weekdays and 1,750 JPY on weekends and national holidays. It's a little luxurious but definitely a filling lunch option.

XEX WEST

Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 6:00 pm - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:00 am)
[Weekends, National Holidays] Lunch 11:00 am - 4:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner 6:00 pm - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:00 am)

Salvatore
[Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)
[Weekends, National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)

An
[Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:30 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
[Weekends, National Holidays] Lunch 11:00 am - 3:30 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner 6:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)

The BAR
[Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:30 pm, Dinner 6:00 pm - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:00 am)
[Weekends, National Holidays] Lunch 11:00 am - 4:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner 6:00 pm - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:00 am)
Closed: Irregular
Closed when PLAZA ENT is closed
Average price: [Dinner] 6,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,900 JPY
Access: Around a 1-minute walk from Umeda Station or Nishi Umeda Station
Address: 7F, Herbis ENT, 2-2-22, Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
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2. Alberta Alberta Osaka Marubiru Branch

2. Alberta Alberta Osaka Marubiru Branch

Wooden furnishings and orange lighting give this place a warm and cosy feel. At Alberta Alberta, you can enjoy authentic Italian food in a calm ambience. During lunch hours, they offer [Bread & Salad Buffet Lunch] which is a free flow of bread and salad to go along with your main order. On weekends, there's pizza, Neapolitan cuisine, and more. The [Olio Pasta of the Day] (950 JPY) and [Gratin Lunch of the Day] (980 JPY) are both reasonably priced. They serve lunch until 4:00 pm, so you can pop by for a late lunch without any worries.

Alberta Alberta Osaka Marubiru Branch

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 4:00 pm (L.O. 4:00 pm)
11:30 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,050 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from Osaka Station
5-minute walk from Umeda Station
Address: B2, Marubiru, 1-9-20, Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

3. Restaurant Alaska Osaka Main Branch

Restaurant Alaska Osaka Main Branch is a well-established western food restaurant that's been in business for over 80 years. They serve beautifully plated Alaskan original dishes. For lunch, you can try their [Weekly One Plate Lunch] (1,500 JPY) or the [Soleil Lunch Limited Mini Course] (3,000 JPY) or pick from their classic main courses. The [Luna Nikomi Lunch Course] (5,000 JPY), bursting with the traditional flavors of Alaska, comes highly recommended. This is one place where you'll feel a sense of elegance and richness that will satisfy your appetite and your soul. Restaurant Alaska is well-loved by many celebrities.

Restaurant Alaska Osaka Main Branch

Open: Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:00 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: 10,001 JPY - 15,000 JPY
Access: Kitashinchi Station
Address: 1F - 2F, Esupasu Kita Shinchi 16, 1-7-18, Sonezaki Shinchi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

4. French Hana

If you're looking for French cuisine prepared by top chefs with years of experience, you've come to the right place. At French Hana, you can enjoy French cuisine to your heart's content without feeling restrained by etiquette. On Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, French hana offers their casual [1,400 Yen Course]. Pick from meat or fish for the main accompanied by an appetizer and dessert in their [3,200 Yen Course]. They also offer the [Japanese Black Wagyu Main Hana 5,400 Yen Lunch Course] and [Lunch Full Course] (4,800 JPY) which comes with 2 mains (fish and meat). There's much to choose from, so come and enjoy a luxurious and authentic French lunch!

French Hana

Open: [Wednesday - Sunday] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 1:00 pm)
Dinner 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)"
Closed: Monday, 3rd Sunday of the month, Tuesday (lunch)
*Closed on Tuesday if Monday is a National Holiday
Average price: [Dinner] 6,000 JPY - 7,999 JPY / [Lunch] 3,000 JPY - 3,999JPY
Address: 2F, Maru Bldg., 1-2-8, Sonezaki, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

5. Prune

Prune serves French cuisine and is located underground in Umeda Shibata. The name of the restaurant comes from the Japanese plum blossom, and it is the chef's hope that this place, though it is small, blossoms like the plum tree with its bright red blossoms. Chef Furuki, using his 8 years of experience working in France, creates exquisite and authentic dishes from delicious fresh vegetables delivered from contracted farms. This fine cooking is available only on weekends and national holidays, but the price is a very reasonable 2,500 JPY. Forget the hustle and bustle of daily life when you come here for a delicious and luxurious meal.

Prune

Open: [Monday, Wednesday - Friday] Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm (L.O. 1:30 pm)
[Weekends, National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
Closed: Tuesday
Average price: [Dinner] 8,000 JPY - 9,999 JPY / [Lunch] 2,000 JPY - 2,999 JPY
Address: B1F, Bingoya Bldg., 1-5-12, Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

6. KOHOKU

6. KOHOKU

KOHOKU feels just like a cozy, hideaway home. At lunch, they offer [Lunch Limited], [Lunch with Drink], [Plentiful Lunch], [Daily Lunch], and more. The authentic Italian food served here comes in hearty servings and is made from delicious ingredients. Enjoy some freshly baked [Homemade Apple Pie] after your meal to complete your blissful lunch. There are many seating options with counter seats, table seats, and semi-private rooms to choose from. This is the perfect place for the next time you're in the mood for a classy meal.

KOHOKU

Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 800 JPY
Access: 5-minute walk from Umeda Station
7-minute walk from Osaka Station
Address: 1F, Tsuruno Bldg., 2-8, Tsuruno-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

7. SOLVIVA Umeda

7. SOLVIVA Umeda

SOLVIVA Umeda uses as much Japanese produce as possible, and are so particular about making homemade food that they even make their own sauces and dressings. Their lunch (900 JPY) is very popular for its variety and hearty servings. The [Yasai Bijin Plate] is limited to 20 servings a day and is definitely one of the items to try. The Carpacio is served with plenty of vegetables and dressed in their unique homemade fruit vinegar. It's both delicious and healthy. All lunch orders come with a buffet of bread, rice, soup, and drinks. It's located within the Umeda Arts Theater, so it's a great choice when visiting the theater for a performance. It does get fully booked out on days when there are performances in the theater, so make sure to make a reservation.

SOLVIVA Umeda

Open: [Weekdays] 11:30 am - 10:30 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
[Weekends, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 10:30 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
*May open or close 1 hour earlier, depending on performances in the theatre. Please call to check
Closed: Irregular
*Please check the restaurant notice on the website. Closed when there are no performances at the theatre
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 980 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from Umeda Station
8-minute walk from Osaka Station
Address: 1F, Umeda Arts Theater, 19-1, Chaya-machi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

8. Tosa Ryori Tsukasa Hankyu Grand Building Branch

8. Tosa Ryori Tsukasa Hankyu Grand Building Branch

Tosa Ryori Tsukasa serves up dishes made with fresh seafood and local cuisine from Kochi in their calm and welcoming ambience. The [Tosa Nikki] (2,800 JPY) and [Aji Goyomi] (3,500 JPY) are only served at lunch and require advance reservations. Both are popular with customers. There are other lunch-only menu items like [Kisetsu Gozen] (2,000 JPY) and [Wa Teishoku Tataki] (2,300 JPY). Each are luxurious and features very fresh seafood. There are seating options for groups of all sizes and private rooms at no extra charge.

Tosa Ryori Tsukasa Hankyu Grand Building Branch

Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)
[Saturday] 11:00 am - 10:30 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)
[Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 9:30 pm (L.O. 8:45 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Closed when Hankyu Grand Building is closed
Average price: [Dinner] 6,000 JPY / [Lunch] 2,300 JPY
Access: 3-minute walk from Umeda Station on Hankyu Railway 
5-minute walk from Umeda Station on Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line
Address: 28F, Hankyu Grand Bldg., 8-47, Kakuda-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

9. Tanagokoro Osaka Marubiru Branch

9. Tanagokoro Osaka Marubiru Branch

Take your pick of the live fish at the restaurant, and the chefs will turn them into delicious dishes. Tanagokoro Osaka Marubiru Branch stocks a wide range of premium seafood like horse mackerel, sea bream, flounder, Japanese spiny lobster, and fugu. They offer 4 set lunches (from 1,600 JPY) with fresh seafood and seasonal vegetables. With advance reservation, you can also order from their selection of 3 large platters (from 4,000 JPY) that are suitable for sharing. You'll find the fish retains its original rich flavor, texture, and umami (Japanese savory taste). Book the private rooms and enjoy a quiet and extravagant lunch.

Tanagokoro Osaka Marubiru Branch

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed: Irregular, beginning and end of the year
*Closed when Marubiru is closed
Average price: [Dinner] 5,250 JPY (4,000 JPY on average for banquets) / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 2-minute walk from Umeda Station
3-minute walk from Osaka Station
Address: 8F, Osaka Marubiru, 1-9-20, Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

10. Kantome

Kantome puts the flavor and natural taste of its ingredients first. The [Anago Gohan] (conger eel rice) served at lunch is fluffy and soft. Another popular menu item is [Kaki no Dotenabe] where plenty of oysters and vegetables are cooked in miso. Both come with soup, a side dish, and pickles for a very reasonable 1,000 JPY. Add 100 JPY and enjoy a [Monaka Ice Cream]. Solo diners can use the counter seats while larger groups can seat themselves at the tables. Do come and try the anago or the oyster for lunch.

Kantome

Open: [Monday - Saturday] 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
*Closed at lunch on Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
Average price: [Dinner] 10,000 JPY - 14,999 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY
Address: 1F, Taniyasu Bldg., 1-3-4, Dojima, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

11. Kitashinchi Honokawa

Come to Kitashinchi Honokawa to experience authentic Japanese food that focuses on the luxurious flavors of the seasons. There are 5 types of Kaiseki cuisine (Japanese banquet cuisine with alcohol) (2,500 JPY - 8,000 JPY), [Otsukuri Bento] (1,500 JPY), and [Shokado Bento] (1,000 JPY) to choose from. Even though they are called "Bento" (lunchbox), they look more like a full meal set. The prices are reasonable when you consider the high-quality ingredients used. Each item is made with care. Not only do their dishes taste great, they look awesome as well. This is the place to go to when you feel like having a luxurious kaiseki cuisine lunch.

Kitashinchi Honokawa

Open: [Monday - Friday] Lunch 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
[Saturday] 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: [Dinner] 10,000 JPY - 14,999 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY
Address: 4F, Building Kitashinchi, 1-4-2, Dojima, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

12. Manu Main Branch

Manu never compromises on the quality of the water, dashi (broth), and seasonings when creating their famous oden. This high-class oden restaurant is particularly popular at dinnertime. At lunch, they serve [Aka-dori Okako-don] (rice bowl dish with chicken and eggs with Aka chicken) and [Tokusen Wagyu no Tanin-don] (rice bowl with a type of high-quality beef) at 1,100 JPY each. These are served with a side dish, miso soup, and pickles. The rice bowls are made to order. You'll be able to taste the premium flavor of the dashi that they use. The generous servings of soft egg and bite-size chicken pieces are perfect. Have your fill of good food here at Manu.

Manu Main Branch

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 1:15 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays, Beginning and end of the year
Average price: [Dinner] 15,000 JPY - 19,999 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY
Address: 1F, Toyota Bldg., 1-2-32, Dojima, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

13. Umeda Hagakure Main Branch

13. Umeda Hagakure Main Branch

Umeda Hagakure Main Branch is well-loved by those who value quality and handmade udon (thick noodles). The chewy texture of the noodles is something you won't be able to get elsewhere. Many people line up for this unforgettable experience. The [Nama Joyu] (600 JPY) is highly recommended. The sudachi (a type of Japanese citrus fruit), special shoyu (soy sauce), and udon come together to produce a perfect balance. It may be simple, but it's popular because it's a taste that you can't get anywhere else. On top of that, the owner of the restaurant will give you a lecture on how to best enjoy the udon, adding to the fun atmosphere. Umeda Hagakure is a lively place that's a top choice for a memorable udon lunch.

Umeda Hagakure Main Branch

Open: Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:45 pm), Dinner 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm (L.O. 7:45 pm or until sold out)
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: 700 JPY (Nama Joyu Udon 600 JPY, Bukkake 750 JPY)
Access: 5-minute walk from Higashi-Umeda Station or Kitashinchi Station
Address: B2-20, Osaka Eki-mae No.3 Bldg., 1-1, Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Source: hitosara (Japanese)

Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Jan 25 2018 Update-date: Nov 22 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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