Sushi you should not miss when visiting Osaka Dotonbori. Good value for money! 5 sushi restaurants serving a variety of sushi at Dotonbori.
Osaka’s tourist spot “Dotonbori” is the place where you can go from one restaurant to another to eat special dishes of Osaka including sushi, ramen, okonomiyaki, kushikatsu as well as sweet desserts.
Popular sushi at Dotonbori is “nigiri-zushi.” You can find many inexpensive but delicious nigiri-zushi there.
Each sushi shop has unique features in the size of sushi ingredients, variety of ingredients, and channels to procure seafood.
Conveyer belt sushi is good for eating around style as you can manage the amount you eat.
Here I introduce “Dotonbori’s” reasonable sushi restaurants which you should not miss. Even if you are alone, you would feel comfortable to visit those places.
Established in Osaka! Popular Conveyer belt sushi “Daiki Suisan Kaiten Sushi Dotombori Branch” loved by locals as well.
“Daiki Suisan Kaiten Sushi” is regarded to as Osaka’s representative conveyer belt sushi chain.
Two pieces of tuna sushi or two pieces of shrimp, both popular among foreigners, costs 100 yen. Salmon sushi is 200 yen also for two pieces.
It is highly regarded as a restaurant where you can eat a lot of delicious sushi at very reasonable prices.
They carefully select delicious fish caught at fishing spots all over the world. Each fish is prepared with the best cooking method and then served to the customers.
Seafood from well-known fisheries in Japan including Sakai port of Tottori facing the Sea of Japan is sent to the restaurant within the same day as they were caught.
Since Dotombori Branch has many foreign tourists, they do have multilingual menus.
This restaurant is good for those who want to try many different dishes during the trip.
|Name of the restaurant||Daikisuisan Kaiten Sushi Dotombori Branch|
|Address||1F Shikairo Dotonbori Bldg. 1-7-24 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu|
（Weekends & Holidays）L.O. PM10:45
Famous for delicious bluefin tuna. Popular Edomae-zushi (or Edo style sushi) “SUSHIZANMAI Dotonbori Shop”
Popular Edomae-zushi, “SUSHIZANMAI Dotonbori Shop” is located in the center of busy district in Osaka, “Dotonbori.”
Their main shop is in Tokyo, Tsukiji, and its CEO Mr. Kimura, famous for his successful bid for Bluefin tuna at the first auction of the year, is called Great King of Tuna.
It has gained a reputation among those Japanese who know everything about sushi that Bluefin tuna served at this restaurant is always delicious.
The fattiest tuna is popular among Japanese, medium fatty is exquisite, and the red meat offers firm and strong taste of tuna.
A popular dish “maguro-zanmai,” serving various parts of Bluefin tuna, is unique to “SUSHIZANMAI.”
You can even order just one piece of sushi, so, this restaurant is good for someone who would like to try many different kinds of sushi.
|Name of the restaurant||SUSHIZANMAI Dotonbori Shop|
|Address||1F Nakaza Kuidaore Bldg. 1-7-21 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu|
|Business Hours||24 hours|
Not to mention sushi, but also various Japanese dishes you can enjoy at “Washoku Ganko-sushi Dotonbori Shop.”
A chain of Japanese restaurants “Washoku Ganko Sushi Dotonbori,” popular among locals of Osaka.
“Ganko Sushi” is especially popular among various restaurants of Ganko Group .
Mainly with seafood from various parts of the country, they serve fresh seasonal nigiri-zushi reasonably.
A variety of sushi ingredients used here includes unique items, such as blowfish, rosy seabass, and Omi beef, you seldom find at conveyer belt sushi restaurants.
If you are taking a seat at the counter on the first floor, you can order even from one piece. Therefore, there is a demand as the second restaurant to eat something after enjoying drink somewhere else.
They also have many other dishes except sushi. In winter, Osaka’s special dish “Tecchiri” or a hot pot of blowfish, is popular.
Mini-kaiseki course includes various Japanese dishes including tempura, hot pot, and otsukuri (or slices of raw fish).
|Name of the restaurant||Washoku Ganko Sushi Dotonbori|
|Address||1-8-24 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu|
|Business Hours||Weekdays AM11:30-PM11:00
Weekends and Holidays AM11:30-PM10:00
Three times larger sushi ingredients draw attention! Ganso Bucchigiri Sushi (or Father of remarkable sushi) “Uoshin Minami”
You can eat very filling sushi with large slices of ingredients at “Uoshin Minami.”
Sushi ingredients three times larger than usual slices strongly appeal to the customers. Eating thicker sushi with large slices of ingredients almost hanging down makes you fully satisfied.
A popular item here is “Anago no tomoe-nigiri” which is a piece of big conger eel wrapping sushi rice.
Tender conger eel meat and fragrant sauce sharpen your appetite. Kasane-nigiri offers you multiplied flavor of seafood since a double layer of fresh fish slices is on top of sushi rice.
You cannot experience such a luxurious way of eating sushi at any other sushi restaurants.
You would feel comfortable as they are at reasonable prices.
Special lunch set menus consisting of various sushi are available at no more than 1000 yen.
|Name of the restaurant||Ganso Bucchigiri Sushi Uoshin Minami|
|Address||1F Subaruza-higashi Ajibiru-minami, 1-7-9 Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu|
As a set with hot pot, you can eat sushi as many as you want from more than 20 kinds at “Ichibazushi Shinsaibashi Shop”
“Ichibazushi” is highly favored by locals of Osaka.
Genuine sushi made by sushi chef is available from 200 yen for two pieces.
Various ingredients on sushi rice are large and filling.
Fresh seafood brought from different parts of the country even fascinates gourmet locals.
Except sushi, seasonal hot pot dishes are highly recommended.
Seafood hot pot dishes richly flavored with ingredients, such as Osaka’s local dish “Tecchiri (hot pot of blowfish)” as well as queen crab hot pot, are popular.
They have many a la carte menus like tempura and grilled fish, so, you can fully enjoy Japanese food.
They also have all you can eat menu for sushi together with their vaunt hot pot.
It is good for those who want to eat both sushi and hot pot a lot.
|Name of the restaurant||Ichibazushi Shinsaibashi Shop|
|Address||2-7-3 Shinsaibashisuji, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu|
|Business Hours||Weekdays PM12:00～M5:00（L.O.AM4:30）
（Lunch PM12:00～PM2:00 ※Limited numbers）
Weekends and Holidays AM11:00～AM5:00（L.O.AM4:30）
*The information herein is as of April 2020.