15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi

Publish-date: Dec 22 2018 Update-date: May 15 2019
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi

Namba and Shinsaibashi are at the very center of Osaka, and there are many distinct yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) restaurants in these two areas that you have to visit after a day of sightseeing. Here are 15 of these delicious spots!

1. Sumibi Yakiniku Tsurugyu (Nippombashi)

1. Sumibi Yakiniku Tsurugyu (Nippombashi)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
Sumibi Yakiniku Tsurugyu offers diners lean Tajima beef replete with rich umami (Japanese savory taste), along with an excellent selection of wine. The interior consists of wood accented with red, which helps create a feeling of luxury. Popular options here include the sweet, finely-marbled [Deluxe Top Blade], as well as the [Deluxe Salted Tongue], which is a juicy cut with a beautiful texture! There are also many rare options here which cannot be found elsewhere, and which change depending on what was brought in that day. One such option is the chuck eye steak, a cut of which an entire cow only yields 2 kilos! Don't forget the large selection of wines, either, which make a great combination with the choice of meat!

Sumibi Yakiniku Tsurugyu

Open: [Tuesday - Sunday, national holidays, days before national holidays] Normal hours 17:00 - 00:00 (last order 23:15)
Closed: Mondays
Average price: [Dinner] 7,000 JPY
Access: Seven minute walk from the #7 exit of Nihombashi Station on the Osaka Subway Lines/Seven minute walk from Tanimachi-Kyuchomae Station on the Osaka Subway Lines
Address: 3-5-14 Kawaraya-machi , Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka (Map)
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2. Jyu (Shinsaibashi)

2. Jyu (Shinsaibashi)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
Taste Wagyu beef delivered directly from wholesalers around Japan at Jyu! This restaurant's interior based on a black color scheme and jazz in the background music result in a refined, subdued atmosphere that is quite different from other yakiniku spots. This place values on entertaining its guests, offering distinctive dishes such as the [Kuroge Wagyu Steak Cocktail] and the [Gold Chateaubriand], a piece of the very best part of the tenderloin that has been decadently accented with gold dust! Options like these are popular not only for their delicious flavor but for their stylish appearances as well!

Jyu

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday] Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:30 am) *On Sunday, the time changes to 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 11:00 pm)
[Wednesday - Sunday] Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (L.O. 1:30 pm)
[Monday] 12:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm) *Entire restaurant can be rented out by parties of 12 or more on Monday! Must order course meals and reserve at least 2 days prior.
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 7,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: Arche 11 Bldg., 1-10-35, Nishi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)

3. Kotteji Sennichimae Main Branch (Namba)

3. Kotteji Sennichimae Main Branch (Namba)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
Guests at this Korean restaurant include people who have come all the way from Korea itself! Korean TV and music add the cultural aspect to this spot, so you will feel like you are really visiting the country. The 120-minute all-you-can-eat course, which allows you to choose your main dish, is a highly popular option here. Eat all you want of the [Jjukkumi Set] - an incredibly spicy dish featuring octopus, bean sprouts, thin pork belly, and a spicy miso flavoring - or the [Cheese Samgyeopsal Set], which offers premium pork belly sliced over 1 cm thick!

Kotteji Sennichimae Main Branch

Open: 11:30 am - 12:00 am (L.O. 12:00 am)
[Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Address: 3-4-10, Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)

4. Yakiniku Rikimaru Namba Minatomachi Branch (Namba)

4. Yakiniku Rikimaru Namba Minatomachi Branch (Namba)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
This yakiniku spot offers all-you-can-eat courses featuring around 100 kinds of dishes, including fresh, high-quality meat! This meat is chilled but not frozen, and the pieces are sliced carefully one by one to ensure unparalleled freshness. You won't be able to believe this quality meat is all-you-can-eat! Make sure to order the [Deluxe Salted Tongue], which is tender and has no unpleasant odors, as well as the [4-Variety Sampler] that features loin steak, thick-cut steak, grilled rib fingers, and outside skirt steak skewers! To finish off the meal, try the [Reimen], which is Korean-style noodles in a Japanese-style soup!

Yakiniku Rikimaru Namba Minatomachi branch

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 4:00 pm - 1:00 am (L.O. 12:00 am)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 4,000 JPY
Access: 28 meters from Namba Station on each line
Address: 2F, Inoue Namba Bldg., 1-2-2, Motomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka ()

5. Hormone Yakiniku Shichifuku Namba Branch (Namba)

5. Hormone Yakiniku Shichifuku Namba Branch (Namba)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
This spot is just a 1 minute walk from Namba Station and offers fresh offal and top-grade meat at reasonable prices. The fresh offal here is a highly popular choice that is brought in every morning from a producer with 100 years of history! The [Kinako Galbi], a standard option in South Korea, features a special tare (sauce) fused with domestic kinako (roasted soy flour). Blending the richness of this kinako with the meat's umami results in a dish with a bold, refreshing flavor. The restaurant also proudly offers its [Shichifuku's Famous Steak], a hearty option made using an entire large ribeye!

Hormone Yakiniku Shichifuku Namba branch

Open: Lunch 11:30 am - 1:30 pm / Dinner 5:00 pm - 0:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 750 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from Exit No.12 of Namba Station on Subway Midosuji Line
Address: 1F/2F, Torikan Bldg., 4-2-8, Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka (Map)
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6. Yakiniku Soul Kitchen SEX MACHINE (Namba)

6. Yakiniku Soul Kitchen SEX MACHINE (Namba)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
Funky music plays at this casual yakiniku restaurant bar with a long history. The warm, wooden interior will make you want to relax and hang out for a while, so this is a perfect spot for lively gatherings with families and friends! The [Dynamite Steak] here bursts with sweet, meaty flavors and is made with a hearty 200g of Kuroge Wagyu beef! Other recommended choices include the [4-Variety Offal Sampler] and bone-in [Pork Galbi]. If you can't decide on what to order, the [Special Machine Set] is sure to satisfy you!

Yakiniku Soul Kitchen SEX MACHINE

Open: Normal hours: 5:00pm - 1:00am (last order 12:30am)
Closed: Sundays
Average price: [Dinner] 4,000 JPY
Access: A 3-minute walk from exit 25 of Namba station on various lines of the Osaka Municipal Subway. Go north along Midosuji avenue, then turn left at the Dotonbori-bashi-minamizume intersection and we will be on your right.
Address: Hanaougi Bldg. 1F, 2-4-4 Dotonbori , Chuo-ku,Osaka-shi , Osaka (Map)
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7. Niku Bar Muu (Shinsaibashi)

7. Niku Bar Muu (Shinsaibashi)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
Niku Bar Muu is a pioneering restaurant that offers A4 and A5-ranked Wagyu beef. The bright red menu board and counters made from stacked blocks reflect the chef's distinct tastes and make for a bright, welcoming atmosphere. Before digging in, you should first have the [House Roast Beef and Mixed Vegetable Italian Salad]. Then, move on to the [Wagyu Sirloin], a featured item made with 300g of top-grade Kuroge Wagyu! There is also a selection of natural wines here that have been selected for not using pesticides or additives.

Niku Bar muu

Open: [Tuesdays-Sundays, Holidays, Days before holidays] Hours 17:00-05:00 (last order 04:00)
Closed: Wednesdays
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY
Access: A three minute walk eastward from Shinsaibashi Station of the Osaka Municipal Subway. The restaurant is marked by a red tent at the corner of the street.
Address: Osaka-ya Eel Street 1F, 1-13-23 Higashi Shinsaibashi , Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka (Map)
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8. Fukushige Horumon Osaka-shinmachi Branch (Yotsubashi)

8. Fukushige Horumon Osaka-shinmachi Branch (Yotsubashi)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
This stylish restaurant is located inside an old house that has been renovated, and diners here can enjoy 2 varieties of house-made sauce along with their yakiniku! The meat is first steeped in a sweet sauce and then grilled, after which you can dip it in a second, spicier sauce - a delicious way to enjoy yakiniku! The most popular choice here is the [Outside Skirt], made using Kuroge Wagyu beef from Kagoshima. Aside from yakiniku, the [Suji Nikuyaki] - a luxurious dish featuring Kuroge Wagyu that has been stewed for over 5 hours - is also a must-try. And for a final dish, try an order of the refreshing [Reimen], whose soup has a sweetness to it that goes well with the Hokkaido noodles.

Fukushige Horumon Osaka-shinmachi Branch

Open: Lunch 11:30-14:00 (last order 14:00) / Dinner 17:00-00:00 (last order 23:30)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY / [Lunch] 800 JPY
Access: One minute walk from Yotsubashi Station on the Osaka Subway Yotsubashi Line.
Address: 1-8-9 Shinmachi , Nishi-ku, Osaka, Osaka (Map)
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9. CHAN (Namba)

9. CHAN (Namba)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
CHAN's white walls and high ceiling make this restaurant feel less like a yakiniku spot and more like a cafe. Diners here can enjoy Kuroge Wagyu from various regions in Japan, including all manner of rare cuts. The chef, who trained for 10 years at a butcher shop specializing in a famous brand of beef, only uses the finest beef from heifers, which is tender and boasts a melt-in-the-mouth texture. You can also dine on yakuzen nabe (Chinese medicinal hot pot) based directly on Taiwanese teachings. This hot pot dish incorporates authentic medicinal herbs from Taiwan, making it a popular option among the more health-conscious diners.

CHAN

Open: [Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:00 pm)
[Tuesday - Friday] Dinner 6:00 pm - 1:00 am (L.O. 12:00 am)
[Saturday] Dinner 5:00 pm - 1:00 am (L.O. 12:00 am)
Closed: Monday
Average price: 6,500 JPY
Address: 1-1-11, Saiwai-cho, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)
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10. Itamae-Yakiniku IKKOU Sennichimae Branch (Namba)

10. Itamae-Yakiniku IKKOU Sennichimae Branch (Namba)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
The chef here used to own a butcher shop, and now discerningly selects superb Kuroge Wagyu beef for the dishes here. There is a large amount of table seating here, making this spot perfect for families with children. This restaurant is notable for buying half, and even whole heads of cattle ranked A4 or higher, allowing them to offer everything from top cuts like loin and outside skirt to rarer choices. The [IKKOU Sampler] is offered in only limited numbers and presents a selection of that day's recommended cuts, including marbled meat options. You will be satisfied with this dish! The [Kuroge Wagyu Offal] is another popular option that has very little odor.

Itamae-Yakiniku IKKOU Sennichimae Branch

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday] 3:00 pm - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
[Sunday] 11:30 am - 12:00 am (L.O. 11:30 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: 4,000 JPY
Address: 1F, Sennichimae Golden Futaba Plaza, 2-6-8, Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)
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11. Stand (Namba)

11. Stand (Namba)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
When you're here, try the offal of prized A5-ranked domestic Wagyu! This spot only offers counter seating, creating an at-home vibe that's perfect for savoring the meltingly soft [Otoro Haneshita] (680 JPY), which is a rare cut that is reasonably priced. Other recommended options are the [Deluxe Onion Salted Tongue] (980 JPY) - wherein gyutan (beef tongue), usually cut into a circular shape, is thinly sliced and wrapped around onions and other vegetables - and the refreshing [Vegetable Reimen] (850 JPY) featuring konnyaku (potato jelly) noodles.

Stand

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] 6:00 pm - 5:00 am
Closed: Sunday
Average price: 3,000 JPY
Address: 110, Hall 5, Mitsudera Galaxy Bldg., 2-6-19, Higashi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)
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12. Yoshiya (Shinsaibashi)

12. Yoshiya (Shinsaibashi)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
Yoshiya mainly uses Saga beef for its yakiniku, and they are proud of its stylish black-and-red interior specially created by a designer. Since this place also acts as a meat wholesaler, it can offer generous portions of premium Saga beef for surprisingly low prices! Recommended options include the [Tenderloin, Tri-tip, and Deluxe Loin], a 3-variety sampler, as well as the [Beef Kaiseki], an option that spares no expense in presenting an array of Saga beef dishes! Rare choices not often seen at other restaurants are also available here, such as [White Omasum], and are definitely worth ordering!

Yoshiya

Open: 6:00 pm - 2:00 am (L.O. 1:30 am)
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: 4,500 JPY
Address: 2-5-6, Higashi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)
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13. DANRO (Namba)

13. DANRO (Namba)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
DANRO is a high-end restaurant where you can experience top-grade meat and superior wines. There are many melt-in-your-mouth, delicious options here, such as the [Tender Queen], which is the best cut of tenderloin that boasts a wonderful balance between red meat and fat, as well as the [Deluxe Tongue], made using only the softest part of the tongue. This meat is lightly scored, making it exceptionally easy to eat, and there is also a large selection of wines on offer that pair outstandingly well with these dishes. The selection includes 2 reds and 2 whites that are truly a rank above everything else, the perfect drink for a very special occasion.

DANRO

Open: Dinner 5:30 pm - 3:00 am (L.O. 2:00 am)
Closed: Irregular
*Closed every other Monday. Please confirm times with the restaurant.
Average price: 7,000 JPY
Address: 2-6-15, Higashi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)
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14. Jyujyu (Shinsaibashi)

14. Jyujyu (Shinsaibashi)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
This deluxe domestic gyutan specialty restaurant is very popular with critics! Nothing but the finest gyutan from the best domestic Kuroge Wagyu is used here. The meat from Kyushu, in particular, has both a wonderful sweetness and umami. Delicious options to have here include the [Tongue Toro Sashimi], a thinly-sliced dish made using the prized back part of the tongue, as well as the [Tongue Stew], which features gyutan that has been stewed for 3 hours! The [Jyujyu Course] is a great way to experience gyutan in a variety of ways, including as sashimi, grilled with salt, and as sushi. It is an exceptional course that is sure to take your meal to the next level!

Jyujyu

Open: [Weekdays, Saturday, National Holidays, Day before National Holidays] Dinner 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:30 pm)
Closed: Sunday
Average price: 9,000 JPY
Address: 1F, Heiwa Bldg., 2-7-11, Higashi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)
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15. YP Ryu (Nippombashi)

15. YP Ryu (Nippombashi)
15 Phenomenal Yakiniku Restaurants in Namba and Shinsaibashi
This yakiniku spot offers healthy Japanese cuisine along with yakiniku. In order to maximize the flavors of all the ingredients, the only seasonings used here are salt and "washing tare," used to strip away excess fat. The [Dankai Mori], of which only 5 servings are offered per day, is a sumptuous sampler featuring nothing but the very best meat selected by professionals. There are also many excellent a-la-carte options on offer as well, such as the [Seared Beef Sashimi] (500 JPY (plus tax)) and the [Wagyu Cheese Roll with Shredded Plum] (800 JPY (plus tax)). The [Daily Wagyu Dashi Ochazuke] is a great way to end your meal. It is a dish featuring raw meat atop rice that you then pour piping-hot dashi (broth) over before enjoying!

YP Ryu

Open: Dinner 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm (General L.O. 11:00 pm, Course L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: None, Beginning and end of the year
Average price: 8,000 JPY
Address: B1F, 1-12, Soemon-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (Map)
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Namba and Shinsaibashi have it all when it comes to yakiniku restaurants, from gold-dusted steaks to gyutan sashimi! Osaka has long been called "Japan's kitchen" due to its robust food culture, so why not visit and experience its unique yakiniku for yourself?
Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.

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Publish-date: Dec 22 2018 Update-date: May 15 2019
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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