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Updated 12/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

Delicious and fun watching the cooks perform. Food was great and every well priced. Portions are huge and the staff very friendly. Recommending to share one portion of okonomiyaki for two.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020

No wait time, we went at 5pm on a Tuesday, and the service was friendly and quick. We ordered the dotonbori okonomiyaki which was super tasty (skimped on the meat/seafood filling a bit), however I personally preferred the version we had in Hiroshima. They did...offer that on the menu however we did not try it here. The one serve was ¥1,800 (inc tax), I saw a couple cheaper places around the area and I thought this was more on the pricey side personally. We split the one between us as the servings in Hiroshima were big, however they were smaller here so we probably could have eaten one each.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Really surprised by this restaurant. The cooking counter side and the presentation is outstanding. We walked from the “castle” and were not disappointed. A different type of pancake but really tasty.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Never tried okonomiyaki before but my sister recommended it and I wasn’t disappointed great for a quick lunch stop after shopping and very filling lots of fillings to choose from

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 27, 2020

Great food. Busy atmosphere. Great to watch the chefs cooking the food right in front of you and then serving it up. The okonomiyaki was delicious!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

Definitely a must eat in Osaka is okonomiyaki. My husband suggested this place and it was worth going to. The okonomiyaki is prepared and then brought to you- no making it yourself at the table (which might be a good or a bad thing depending...on your style I suppose.) The okonomiyaki were very big and very filling.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

I'm not a big fan of Okonomiyaki. The food was a little sweet and creamy than what I expected. Good experienced. One of the must try food in Osaka.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019

We chose 3 different okonomiyaki, each more delicious than the other. But they were huge! Don't get me wrong, we were all very happy to be treated so kindly, you just have to make sure you are very hungry to eat everything! Osaka style okonomiyaki...made it difficult to choose a winner between Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka okonomiyaki, for sure! Highly recommend, but beware you might have to wait a long while for a table. Totally worth it though.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

We visited the outlet at Dotonbori, next to a Kobe Beef restaurant on a weekend morning. There was a big and rowdy group queuing up in front of us, and we noted how most of the staffs ( mainly Japanese) frowned when they instructed the...group to proceed to another level, for fear of disturbing the peace and harmony of other diners on the main level. The disgust for the earlier group probably remained when we were being shown to our table. This was the first time in my so many trips to Japan that I was made to feel unwelcome in a restaurant. The staffs were not being rude, and they were still prompt in taking our orders and serving our needs, but it was apparent from their body language and smirks on their faces that made us felt awkward. Despite the large crowd, our food arrived quickly. They were delicious. Although some of us wanted to order more, we thought we should probably get out of there asap so as not to further endure the wrath of the staffs.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

Perfect for our Japanese pancake and yaki soba. The staff were great even with our extremely limited Japanese, they still were able to take our modified orders. Don't be fooled by the queue outside, it moves very quickly! They also provide and English menu.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Response from 753antonj | Reviewed this property |
They have many other restaurants all over Japan. You can check on the website, just search for chibo.
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Response from 936jackiel | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure if you asked, they can remove the seafood. the mixture is made for you.
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CHIBO is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4