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5 Best Curry Rice Restaurants in Osaka

Searching for the best curry rice in Osaka? In this guide, we picked the best curry rice restaurants in Osaka.

Osaka curry rice is known for its thick, rich gravy and its generous toppings. The gravy is typically made with a blend of spices, including turmeric, cumin, coriander, and chili powder.

The curry rice is then thickened with a roux made from flour and butter. The toppings can vary but typically include chicken, pork, or vegetables. Some restaurants also offer seafood curry rice. Osaka curry rice is typically served with rice, but it can also be served with noodles.

If you are looking for a hearty and satisfying meal, Osaka curry rice is a great option. With its thick, rich gravy and generous toppings, it is sure to please everyone.

Here are our top picks for the best curry rice in Osaka:

1. Oretachino Curry Ya

This 10-seat counter-style curry rice restaurant serves hearty bowls of curry rice and ramen noodles. Its gravy is the star of the show as it is made with a blend of spices that give it a deep, complex flavor.

  • Price: From 750 yen

  • Hours: 11 AM - 10 PM (Mondays to Sundays)

  • Contact: +81 6-6964-8329

  • Location: 14-13 Nanbasennichimae, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Japan

2. Indian Curry Sambangai

For the perfect fusion of Japanese and Indian curry, head over to Indian Curry at Hankyu Sanban Gai. They serve with generous amounts of chicken, pork, or vegetables. This makes it a hearty and satisfying meal. Aside from curry rice, they also serve hayashi rice as mains.

  • Price: From 730 yen

  • Hours: 10 AM - 10 PM

  • Contact: +81 6-6372-8813

  • Location: 1 Chome−1−3, Shibata, Kita Ward, Osaka, Japan

3. Magic Spice

Magic Spice is one of the most popular curry rice restaurants in Osaka. Their bestseller is soup curry, but they also have other classic options too.

  • Price: From 1,250 yen

  • Hours: 11:30 AM - 11 PM

  • Contact: +81 6-4392-8877

  • Location: 1 Chome-10-20 Inari, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Japan

4. Mannen Curry

This curry rice restaurant in Osaka serves a range of curry rice dishes that are so flavorful. Even at closing time, this restaurant is full to the brim.

  • Price: From 800 yen

  • Hours: 11:30 AM - 11 PM

  • Contact: +81 6-6948-5651

  • Location: 2 Chome−4−3, Tokuicho, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Japan

5. Curry Yakumido

Probably one of the most affordable curry rice in Osaka, Curry Yakumido welcomes everyone from all walks of life, from all over the world. Their curry rice is very simple and intended to appeal to an international audience.

  • Price: From 500 yen

  • Hours: 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM (Wednesdays to Sundays)

  • Location: 2 Chome-2-10 Haginochaya, Nishinari Ward, Osaka, Japan


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