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Takimikoji

1-1 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Kita, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
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If you visit the Umeda observation deck, check out the basement.

I wouldn't recommend heading to this area just to see Takimikoji, but if you are already there for... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
adelaide_john
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Adelaide, Australia
Inase Sushi

Stumbled into Inase Sushi in Takimikoji basement food street. Owners are an elderly couple... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2016
Angie L
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Singapore, Singapore
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In the basement of the Umeda Sky Building, Takimikoji is a recreated 1920s and 1930s village popular for its inexpensive restaurants serving up Osaka's most popular dishes, including okonomiyaki.
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good58%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Jun 10, 2018
“If you visit the Umeda observation deck, check out the basement.”
Dec 23, 2016
“Inase Sushi”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1-1 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Kita, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

I wouldn't recommend heading to this area just to see Takimikoji, but if you are already there for the observation deck, then it is worth a look. It is essentially a food court, in the basement of the Umeda sky building themed to look like...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled into Inase Sushi in Takimikoji basement food street. Owners are an elderly couple & daughter was the service staff (we think). As it is not as famous as the okonomiyaki shop, there was no queue which worked well for us. We had sushi platter,...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Was suppose to be a retro experience for Japanese food. Was wondering why only one was crowded n has a queue. We decided to try one restaurant offering Shabu Shabu. Ordered 5 Dinner sets. Food came in combined and meagre portions. Even the udon for...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Takimikoji is located underneath the (very) corporate Umeda Sky Building. It's a somewhat cheesy recreation of a street in 1920s Japan. It lacks atmosphere - you're better off taking the 30-minute train to Kyoto and seeing the real thing. I wish someone had told us...More

1  Thank freshmonkey
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Reviewed December 2, 2015

This is a food complex in the basement of the Umeda Sky City building. The restaurants by themselves are not special, but the overall atmosphere is decorated to be retro 1950s Japanese. Gets crowded around noon lunchtime when the office workers come out.

1  Thank BangkokJock
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Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a small place with only a few seats- run by an elderly couple and their daughter. The sushi is top, top, top quality. They run out of items often, being a small shop, but what they do is amazing. We could see the...More

2  Thank LoChin73
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Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the westin hotel this is within 2 minutes reach on foot. We weren't that hungry therefore we went into the shabu shabu shop and was hoping to share a dish, the waiter was annoyed and rejected our order and turned away! And we...More

2  Thank Jacqueline A
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Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Kiji okonomiyaki restaurant was nice. My friend brought me here and I loved it. Try real okonomiyaki. Waiter did't speak any foreign language but they are helpful.

2  Thank Coconeal
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

It was a total waste of time, effort and money (taxi $20) to go there. Groups of restaurants like this is all over Japan especially in major shopping complexes and transportation hubs - Albeit not right next door to each other like Takinikoji. Uemda/Dojima underground...More

Thank R C
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Go to Wakaba udonsuki restaurant and sit behind the waterfall. Fab!

4  Thank Amanda M
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