Ramen and okonomiyaki too! A vegetarian restaurant guide you want to eat in Osaka

Many people think that Osaka's gourmet are "takoyaki", "okonomiyaki" and "B-class gourmet" junk foods. Good news for those who are giving up on vegetarians, vegan, and healthy-minded people! Osaka is one of the best gourmet cities in Japan. Of course, there are plenty of vegetarian restaurants, some of which have earned Michelin stars. This article will introduce recommended restaurants in different areas, so please make sure to incorporate it into your travel plan.

Famous vegetarian restaurant in the Kita area of Osaka

The Kita area is a business district that includes terminal stations such as Osaka Station and Umeda Station.
With a dense concentration of luxury department stores and large shopping malls, there are huge underground malls that connect them, so you can complete your shopping without going outside.

This chapter introduces vegetarian restaurants in the toy spot and kita area.

Vegetable Cuisine Bal Aju
Natural kitchen Medaka No.2
CHABUTON
Rocca

Saishoku Bar Aju

It’s a healthy dining bar even though it’s a vegetable, but you can fill your stomach.
Not only meat and fish, but also eggs and dairy products are not used, so even vegetarians can enjoy all the menus with peace of mind.
Of course, the dressings are homemade as well.

I’m very satisfied with non-vegetarians because it’s a strong seasoning that goes well with alcohol!
We use organic ingredients, and you can eat the beef gun menu okonomiyaki.

All desserts are served with beegan, so you can satisfy your stomach with peace of mind.

Opening hours: Lunch 11:45-15:30/Dinner 17:30-22:40
※ Fixed holidays: Months, Tues, Wednesdays, holidays
Access: 4 minutes on foot from Osaka Metro Nakasaki-cho Station
Budget per person: Lunch 1,000-2,000 yen/Dinner 2,000-3,000 yen
Credit card payment:not accepted

natural kitchen Medaka 2nd

This is a natural brown rice vegetable cafe that offers a relaxing atmosphere and is particular about cooking.
The delicious flavor of the soup stock and the fragrance of herbs are also evident even in this gentle seasoning, and it is reputed to be delicious.

We use organic ingredients, but they are popular with non-vegetarians because their cost performance is high at around 1,500 yen for daily set meals and salad buffets.
Lunch is also a large portion of rice, so it’s a portion that even men can enjoy.

When traveling, you become crazy about sightseeing and shopping, but why not take a break in an oasis in a city?

Business hours :11:00~22:00
※ Closed only during the New Year holidays (12/31-1/5)
Access: 10 minutes’ walk from Umeda Station on each line/7 minutes’ walk from Osaka Metro Higashi-Umeda Station or Ogimachi Station/8 minutes’ walk from Osaka Metro Nakazaki-cho Station
Budget per person: Lunch 1,000-2,000 yen/Dinner 2,000-3,000 yen
Credit card payment: OK (VISA・MASTER, JCB, AMEX) *Limited to accounts of more than 5,000 yen

CHABUTON

This is the world’s first Ramen store to win Michelin one star.
The main menu is thick pork bone soup ramen, but it is also popular among women for its elegant seasoning.

It’s unusual at ramen shops, and there are menus such as a new vegetable ramen (770 yen) that does not use animal-based foodstuffs, and a vegetable gyoza (5 pieces ¥320), which is a condensed dish that combines the delicious taste of vegetables.

At lunchtime and on weekends, people line up, and as it is also a store in a retail store for home appliances, many foreign tourists come to visit.

Business hours :11:00~23:00
※ Irregular leave
Access: 2 minutes’ walk from Osaka Station on each line/5 minutes’ walk from Umeda Station on each line
Budget per capita: ¥1,000 or less
Credit card payment:not accepted

Rocca

A vegan restaurant where you can enjoy fully organic vegetables suited to the season.
The daily vegetable rice is full, and even though it’s only vegetables, it’s juicy, and it’s popular.

We are particular about ingredients, and we use organic rice and pesticide-free vegetables grown on the farm that our stores own.
We also use organically grown tea leaves, so no matter what menu we serve, we can feel our bodies healing.

If you are tired from sightseeing in Osaka or eating, please come by.

Opening hours: Lunch 11:30-14:45/Dinner 18:00-22:00 ※Saturday only for lunch
※ Closed: 2nd Saturday, Sundays, and holidays
Access: 6-minute walk from Osaka Metro Yotsubashi or Higobashi Station
Budget per person: Lunch less than 1,000 yen/Dinner between 4,000 and 5,000 yen
Credit card payment (VISA・MASTER, JCB, AMEX)

Friendly vegetarian restaurant near Minami, Osaka

Minami is a downtown area boasting the largest area in Japan, including Namba Station and Dotonbori.
Various restaurants, shopping districts, unique souvenir shops, and historic theaters line up to make it a popular tourist spot.
This chapter introduces vegetarian restaurants in Minami, a bustling atmosphere.

Paprika Dining vegan
Vegetarian cafe green earth

Paprika Dining Vegan

It is a popular restaurant in Osaka  that has been featured in the media.
Not only is meat, fish, eggs, and dairy products unused, we are also particular about pesticide-free and additive-free.
Seasonings are also made by hand from ingredients.

Natural vegetable lunch (980 yen) is outstanding in cost performance!
At night, you can enjoy some unusual organic beer, wine, and cocktails, and it’s a place where you can enjoy a lot of vegan.

The interior is a stylish space reminiscent of southern France, and if you upload it to social networking sites, you should be able to get a lot of “Likes”!

Opening hours: Lunch 11:30-14:00/Dinner 17:30-22:00
※ Irregular leave
Access: 5 minutes’ walk from Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Station
Budget per person: Lunch less than 1,000 yen/Dinner between 2,000 and 3,000 yen
Payment by credit card: OK (VISA, MasterCard, JCB)

Vegetarian Cafe Green Earth

It’s been more than 20 years since it opened! It’s a vegan cafe restaurant with a long history in Osaka.
You can enjoy unique multinational dishes such as those made from garbanzo beans, fumus sandwiches, and germ-containing pizza.

The popular menu is a daily lunch (850 yen) with high cost performance, and there is a lot of vegetables and soybean meat too!
There is also a limited menu, so repeat customers can’t stand it.

The dressings and sauces are made by hand using plant-based ingredients, and are a Western-style restaurant that attracts many foreign tourists.

Opening hours: 11:30-17:00 ※Lunch only on Friday 11:30-15:00/Dinner 18:00-22:00
※ Regular holidays: Sundays and holidays
Access: 4 minutes’ walk from Osaka Metro Honmachi Station
Budget per person: Lunch less than 1,000 yen/Dinner between 1,000 and 2,000 yen
Credit card payment:not accepted.

If you’re looking for a restaurant that Vegan Option can choose! Dotonbori Ticket Center

Dotonbori Ticket Center is a tourist information center in Osaka with a bar.
Friendly guides are stationed here, so you can introduce us to some of the vegetarian restaurants we recommend.

Aside from restaurant information, you can ask anything about sightseeing in Osaka!
You can also buy a ticket for the sightseeing facility at a bargain, so if you are going on a trip to Osaka, please stop by.

Business hours :11:00~25:00
Access: 7 minutes’ walk from Osaka Metro Namba Station/3 minutes’ walk from Osaka Metro Nihonbashi Station
Official Website: https://wonderpub.jp/

Summary

We have introduced recommended vegetarian restaurants in the Kita area and Minami area.
All the restaurants that we introduced have menus that reflect on their health, and we have received many reviews saying that they are delicious.

You can never go out of the hotel or sightseeing area, as an element of a fun trip.
Vegetarians and baby guns are even more important.

If you are considering a trip to Osaka and are hesitant to choose a restaurant, please use it as a reference.
In addition, even on the day of your trip, tourist information centers such as Dotonbori Ticket Center will introduce you to their stores, so please make use of their services to make your trip enjoyable.