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Kanidouraku Dotombori-Honten

#35 of 16,278 Restaurants in Osaka
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1-6-18 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6211-8975
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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So many kinds of crab in various dishes. All are delicious. Should visit once. Personality, I do like everything specially crab sashimi. Unfortunately, they can't speak English. Better to check review what to eat before visiting the restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

So many kinds of crab in various dishes. All are delicious. Should visit once. Personality, I do like everything specially crab sashimi. Unfortunately, they can't speak English. Better to check review what to eat before visiting the restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I highly recommended this restaurant to crab lovers. There were many different dinner sets for your choice. The taste was good but a bit noisy. Remember to reserve your seats before you go there. I also visited their Umeda shop. The menu was a bit different, at a higher price with fewer tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Originally we planned to have dinner in Kanidouraku Dotombori but couldn't find a table due to fully booked. Fortunately we went back to the hotel and they helped us to book another branch near Osaka station for lunch. It's not difficult to find as it's very near to Hankyu department store. We heard that it's very expensive but when we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was recommended by the hotel in which I stayed. However, it was fully booked when I went there but I happened to find a branch of it at the end of the block (with the same name!) and had a crab dinner. The grilled ones tasted better (sweeter) and the rest was okay, compared with the live ones you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Was in Osaka with my sister n tried the crap n sashimi... it was great, authentic n we love it. My sis has been there many times, one of her favourite place in Osaka

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

It was the first time visit to Japan and not only was this beautiful food but an awesome experience in itself. The crab sashimi was amazing. I liked the ceremony that was a first for my partner. I would recommend to try.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Restaurant was very busy on a recent weekend night and reservations is a must. While waiting for our table, restaurant had sign outside indicating fully booked and we saw many people turned away. Food was good and we enjoyed ourselves but perhaps over priced and bit over rated.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Collected our ticket at 18:15 for a table at 18:50. We loved the crabs! Our favourite was the strong-tasting gooey stuff in the top shell, it sounded disgusting but very presentable when arrived at the table. Grilled crab claws and legs were my love's favourite as well, while I preferred them steamed. Effortless eating these :) Ordered some sushi as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We took my parents out for dinner to Kani Doraku while visiting Dōtonbori. Since I read somewhere that this place is busy, we made a reservation a few days prior to our visit. They have several restaurants close-by in Dōtonbori area (within walking distance!) I think there are three branches: Honten (main), Nakamise (center), and Higashi (East), so make sure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We wanted to enjoy some delicious restaurant snow crab on our last night in Osaka. We ordered one of the sets with the hotpots and another set which had raw crab. It was quite enjoyable but if I had the choice to go back again I wouldn't. The raw crab was an interesting new experience but the dishes were mainly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-6-18 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6211-8975

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood

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