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Chibo Dotonbori

Chibo Dotonbori Building 1F 2F 3F 4F, 1-5-5 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6212-2211
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Ranked #169 of 14,945 Restaurants in Osaka
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Perth, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stumbled across this place looking for food in dotonbiri. Very happy with our find. There was a queue inside, always a good sign, although we didn't have to wait very long before being taken up the elevator and seated. There were several different options to choose from as well as some starters. Everything is cooked right in front of you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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104 reviews 104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Based on recommendations from Bento.com we ate here. It was a fun experience but we probably ordered the wrong dish as I would have preferred a dish with no soba.

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We dined here as a tour group and enjoyed it. Not sure of the prices as our dinner was part of the tour. There were queues outside the door when we got there, which is a sign that the food is good. Fortunately we had reserved tables. We loved the open kitchen feel, and the BBQ plate in the middle... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We spotted a line in front of this place at around 1am(?) after loading up on yamazaki, schochu and sake, and decided to try some okonomiyaki before heading back to our hotel. The stuff was not at all bad, it was hot and tasty. The only downside is that the strong smell of okonomiayaki being cooked on the griddle tends... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There are lots of other okonomiyaki places around , this one is just on a very central area . Not bad at all but very pricey for it

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Calgary, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We had a great meal at Chibo in the Shinsaibashi-suji area of Osaka near the Namba subway station. We enjoyed the Okonomiyaki or savory pancake cooked on the griddle in the centre of the table. The portions were a very large pancake or there was an interesting noodle dish. It would be nicer if there was no smoking allowed in... More 

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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113 reviews 113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My friends and I ate our first dinner in Osaka at Chibo. The okonomiyaki was delicious and the sirloin steak was tender. However the servings was little and the service took some time. Worse of all, diners were allowed to smoke inside the restaurant. The only thing we liked about the restaurant is its proximity to many stores which were... More 

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HongKong/LA/London
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The batter and filling at Mizuno down the street is tastier in terms of okonomiyaki and costs less. The line here is much shorter though. It's good but nearby another is better!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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114 reviews 114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

In addition to the branch mentioned in other reviews, there is one on the restaurant floor of this department store, a bit hard to find as it was not listed on the directory. It is in the rear of the restaurant floor. Very fresh food prepared on a hot surface, with courses featuring mushrooms and beef and egg pancake. One... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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88 reviews 88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We bumped into this place during our recent visit to Osaka. Walked along the Dotonbori and looked at the menu. Prices seemed reasonable. We didn't realize the restaurant has a view of the canal. Chefs make your order at a central cooking area within view of all diners. They then transfer meal to your table and put food directly onto... More 

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Address: Chibo Dotonbori Building 1F 2F 3F 4F, 1-5-5 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6212-2211
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: Japanese

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