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Dotombori Akaoni

1-2-3 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Namba, Chuo, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6211-0269
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good52%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Jan 4, 2018
“Michelin rated Takoyaki”
May 16, 2018
“Not a fan of the salted Takoyaki”
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CUISINES
Street Food, Japanese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1-2-3 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Namba, Chuo, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the salted Takoyaki, so I can’t say for the other flavours. Takoyaki were small and not crispy, unlike the other Takoyaki I have tried throughout the trip. Definitely not a fan of it because I wasn’t able to find or taste the octopus. I...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Joey L
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Close to Namba subway station and in a small alley just off a busy arcade is Akaoni offering only Takoyaki - octopus balls. Cheaper that the main thoroughfares is a bonus. Very good example and be sure to try both plain and salted before saucing...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank normr512
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

While waiting in line for okonomiyake at Mizuno I picked up 8 takoyaki for our group to nibble on. Great flavor, super fresh octopus, and the outside was perfectly cooked while the inside was a little soft - like a well cooked pancake. The sauce...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank mxs0755
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Though only have a few tables, the atmosphere is nice and pleasant. The food is not bad as well. Had Okonomiyaki and Takoyaki with cheese.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Isaac N
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a reasonable place in Dotombori to enjoy some Okonomiyaki and a few beers. They also have some Yakisoba to try.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank kangelini
ヤッサム, 支配人 at Dotombori Akaoni, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2016

thank you for coming our restaurant!! if you enjoy our food , we are so happy^^

Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is a takoyaki place, so the picture of sashimi is misleading. We've had our fair share of takoyaki in our lives and this is ranked pretty close to the bottom. Our food took forever to come even though no one was in front of...More

Date of visit: August 2014
1  Thank Jesse C
ヤッサム, 支配人 at Dotombori Akaoni, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2016

Thank you for choosing our takoyaki shop . We use fresh raw octopus to cook takoyaki. this is our speciality.,so octopus is gummy than boil one. we cook around 10minutes to make takoyaki, so it is not undercook. We are sorry to make you comfortable....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $13
Meals
Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2-3 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Namba, Chuo, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka  >  Chuo  >  Namba
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6211-0269
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Description
Our speciality is cooking takoyaki with fresh raw octopus!! We got Michelin award2016!! Normally, cooking takoyaki with boiled octopus is common. But, we use fresh row octopus to cook takoyaki. Boiled and raw are very different taste. I would like you to try our takoyaki and the other our traditional Osaka foods at Doutonbori Akaoni! We use Hokkaido`s seaweed and Kagoshima`s dried sliced bonito for making soup . We use organic eggs, flour and a few other ingredients. When these ingredients mix , it makes our special takoyaki soup. This takoyaki soup and fresh raw diced octopus cook in a special takoyaki pan. Please watch our performance while we are cooking your takoyaki. I would like you to enjoy our food and our city, Osaka.
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