Gourmet inside the station is booming! The easiness of eating quickly while waiting for the train is the reason for its popularity! The Kintetsu Line “Osaka Namba Station” premises are full of popular Japanese gourmet!

The station premises of the Kintetsu Line, Osaka Namba Station was renewed in 2019.

Time’s Place Namba’s eating and drinking zone “Gochi Bura Namba,” which offers specialty food where you can drop by alone, is very popular with the Kintetsu Line users!

Enjoy a more efficient Kansai trip using the Kintetsu Line.

You can even get a glimpse of how busy Japanese people use their time efficiently. There are plenty of restaurants that can be used in a short time, such as waiting for an express train, taking a break from sightseeing, eating early breakfast in the morning, and drinking alone.

Here are some recommended restaurants in “Gochi Bura Namba,” where you can make use of your free time to enjoy popular Japanese foods.

1. Hopelessly addicting chicken soup! “Naniwa Menjiro”
2. Enjoy the local gourmet of Osaka in a short time, “Kushikatsu Tanaka Kintetsu Namba Station Store”
3. Standing sushi restaurant that can be eaten easily and quickly, “Sushi Uogashi Nihonichi Kintetsu Namba Station Store
4. Black Curry born in Osaka, “Semba Curry PLUS Kintetsu Namba Station Store”
5. Perfect place for women alone, “Bread, Wine and Gratin Kintetsu Namba Station Store”
6. A place where you can spend time slowly inside the station, “CAFFE CIAO PRESSO x PIZZA CONA Namba Station Store”
7. Takeout lunch and rice ball specialty store, “Hakoyume Namba Store”

Hopelessly addicting chicken soup! “Naniwa Menjiro”

“Naniwa Menjiro” was opened by the shop owner, Kondo, who became independent from the restaurant with the long line “Moeyomensuke” at the ramen battleground “Fukushima” in Osaka.

There are many repeaters who says it is way too delicious and it is highly evaluated by ramen enthusiasts as a high-level ramen shop.

The specialty menu is the special golden shellfish ramen.

The mellow taste of the light soy sauce based soup with the richness of the chicken and the umami of the clam will take your breath away.

If you eat right after enjoying the rich sauce taste of Osaka gourmet such as okonomiyaki, takoyaki, and yakiniku, you will feel your stomach being relieved and a sense of comfort at the same time. The fresh Yuzu is also a great match.

Restaurant Name Naniwa Menjiro
Phone Number 06-6575-7536
Opening Hours 11:00AM-11:00PM (L.O. 10:45PM)
Closed Days Third Tuesday of the month

Enjoy the local gourmet of Osaka in a short time, “Kushikatsu Tanaka Kintetsu Namba Station Store”

“Kushikatsu Tanaka” is a restaurant that spreads the taste of Osaka’s specialty “kushikatsu” to the world.

The best thing about kushikatsu is that you can easily eat as a snack when you are hungry or only have a little time.

Kushikatsu that can be enjoyed from 100 yen has many variety including vegetables, seafood, and meat.

What we recommend is the Osaka’s famous red ginger.

The fresh taste of the red ginger is very useful to refresh your mouth after eating with the rich sauce kushikatsu.

There are also variety of drink menus such as cold candy drinks and gari shochu (*gari means pickled ginger which is common as a sushi garnish), which are a local gourmet of Osaka.

Osaka’s fast food is perfect when waiting for the trains.

Restaurant Name Kushikatsu Tanaka Kintetsu Namba Station Store
Phone Number 06-6282-7194
Opening Hours 11:00AM-11:00PM (L.O. 10:15PM)
※Lunch: Weekdays only 11:00AM-4:00PM
Closed Days 365 days open

Standing sushi restaurant that can be eaten easily and quickly, “Sushi Uogashi Nihonichi Kintetsu Namba Station Store”

Anytime, any kind, any amount you want.Standing sushi restaurant “Sushi Uogashi Nihonichi,” where you can easily eat freshly made Edomae sushi.

They have 50-60 kinds of sushi items at a low price from 75 yen per one piece.

It is recommended for those who missed lunch or dinner because of busy sightseeing, or when returning to Osaka Namba from sightseeing spots from nearby prefectures such as Nara or Kobe.

One of the charms of the station premises gourmet is that you can eat freshly made sushi without having to search for a place when you are tired.

Busy salarymen have a high rate of using this place, so you can get a glimpse of the Japanese daily life.

Restaurant Name Sushi Uogashi Nihonichi Kintetsu Namba Station Store
Phone Number 06-6563-7628
Opening Hours 11:00AM-11:00PM (L.O. 10:45PM)
*Lunch: 11:00AM-5:00PM
Closed Days 365 days open

Black Curry born in Osaka, “Semba Curry PLUS Kintetsu Namba Station Store”

“Semba Curry” is a hard-core curry specialty restaurant born in Osaka’s business district “Semba.”

An original Kuroi curry powder made with multiple spices, squid ink and black pepper.

The spiciness is adjusted according to the season, temperature and humidity.You can choose the spiciness so there’s no need to worry.

Among the restaurants in Gochi Bura Namba, “Semba Curry PLUS Kintetsu Namba Station Store,” opens quickly which you can go for breakfast.

Morning curry is 500 yen with a drink set!You can eat quickly when you have a sightseeing planned early in the morning and there is no time for breakfast at the hotel.It is also recommended for energy charging.

Restaurant Name Semba Curry PLUS Kintetsu Namba Station Store
Phone Number 06-6213-2051
Opening Hours 6:30AM-11:00PM (L.O. 10:30PM)
Closed Days 365 days open

Perfect place for women alone, “Bread, Wine and Gratin Kintetsu Namba Station Store”

Standing izakaya “Bread, Wine and Gratin” which can be used by women alone.

The recommended menu is the Gochi Bura Set which is 500 yen.It includes a baguette, glass wine and gratin for only 500 yen.

Since the portion are small, it is popular among women who do not eat much and those who are on their diet.There are also many dishes that go well with wine.

Because the portion are all small, it is perfect for waiting for an express train or just for a small drink before returning to the hotel.

There are no curtains or doors between the border with the station so you can see the inside which makes it easier to enter.

It is a strong ally for women traveling alone who likes to drink.

Restaurant Name Bread, Wine and Gratin Kintetsu Namba Station Store
Phone Number 06-6125-5632
Opening Hours 11:00AM-11:00PM (L.O. 10:30PM)
Closed Days 365 days open

A place where you can spend time slowly inside the station, “CAFFE CIAO PRESSO x PIZZA CONA Namba Station Store”

A collaboration restaurant with Kintetsu Line Station Café, “CAFFE CIAO PRESSO” and “CONA,” which is famous for its 500 yen pizza.

It is a type of café where you can relax which is rare inside “Gochi Bura Namba,” where you often go in for standing food.

Morning menu such as toasts and sandwiches are prepared in the morning and pizzas are the main dish in the afternoon.

There are eight kinds of kiln-baked pizzas with a diameter of 25 mm and the crunchy crispy dough are delicious.

The recommended flavor pizza is the teriyaki chicken and taramo mochi! The sweet spicy teriyaki chicken is a taste of a very popular Japanese-style. Taramo mochi is a unique Japanese-style taste with soft rice cake and crispy dough with a salty cod roe taste.

Restaurant Name CAFFE CIAO PRESSO x PIZZA CONA Namba Station Store
Phone Number 06-6212-3751
Opening Hours AM7:00-PM10:30
Closed Days 365 days open

Takeout lunch box and rice ball specialty store, “Hakoyume Namba Store”

“Hakoyume Namba Store” is a must-have takeout when traveling long distance such as when going to Ise and Nagoya by Kintetsu.It is a lunch box takeout specialty store.

Ekiben (station lunch box) is one of the pleasures of traveling by train in Japan.

Ekiben is delicious even when cooled and it is a very popular take-out gourmet for both young and old.

At “Hakoyume Namba Store,” the most recommended is not only the lunch box but also rice ball.

Rice ball is the traditional Japanese meal.Delicious rice balls will make you feel happy.

Rice balls are made after ordering so it is very warm!The amount of ingredients inside are large and luxurious.

If you want to enjoy the trip on Kintetsu train, you need to get the meal from “Hakoyume Namba Store”.

Store Name Hakoyume Namba Store
Phone Number 06-6211-1693
Opening Hours 6:30AM-10:00PM
Closed Days 365 days open

Name of the Restaurant Gochi Bura Namba
Address Inside Kintetsu Namba Station, 4-1-17 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka
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Osaka Namba Station on the Kintetsu Line is convenient for traveling east to west from Osaka!

Ideal for traveling to central areas such as Nagoya, Ise-Shima and Mie, as well as Nara and Kobe.

You can enjoy popular gourmet food in Japan without getting lost searching for restaurants.

Convenient station premises facility “Gochi Bura Namba,” where you can purchase lunch boxes, sweets, souvenirs, and etc. which you can eat on the train.

If you master the convenient use of the station premises, you are pretty much like a Japanese person!

*The information herein is as of April 2020.

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