Osaka, about 330 miles southwest of Tokyo, is the second largest city in Japan famous for its modern architecture, vibrant club scene and tasty street food. This is a top spot in which to grab some first-class fare as top-quality restaurants are plentiful. Here you can find the very best in authentic Asian and tasty international food. So, if you’re seeking a first-class dining experience in Osaka, you’ve come to the right place; here’s our guide to the top 10 Michelin-starred restaurants in the city.
Address and Telephone: 1-9-11 Edobori, Nishi-ku | 1F, Osaka 550-0002, Osaka Prefecture
A three-star Michelin joint, Fujiya 1935 offers a quiet, elegant space in which visitors can enjoy contemporary dishes. It oozes a warm and friendly atmosphere and features large, spacious tables, quaintly decorated as well as a tasteful cream and wood design. The dishes here are beautifully presented with colorful flowers and dried leaves, and a top menu pick is the capellini with lavendar and jumbo shrimp. The chefs serve all the meals personally, direct from their kitchen to your table.
Address and Telephone: 2-4-14 Yariyamachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0027, Osaka Prefecture +81 6-6941-2483
Takama is an Osaka restaurant boasting one Michelin star, a place which exudes a tranquil atmosphere and is famous for its delicious broths. Each broth is made to an age-old recipe passed down through the owning family, and each one is fabulous when paired with the crispy tempura prawns or seasonal vegetables on offer. Look out for the friendly owners who are always on hand to dispense advice about top menu picks.
Address and Telephone: Tenjinbashi, Kitaku, Osaka 531-0041, Osaka Prefecture