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Kanidouraku Dotombori-Honten

#8 of 26,431 Restaurants in Osaka
Certificate of Excellence
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1-6-18 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6211-8975
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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

its interesting to eat crab differently but i still prefer eating a whole crab experience. still for those who r not into crab this would be a good visit but pricey. what i liked is the crab rice pot but its a bit salty and the dessert where they poured green tea which they prepared from green tea powder and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't really miss the restaurant in Dotombori with it's prominent crab deco. The restaurant is frequented by many tourist and I was a little sceptical about its food, thinking that it'll be a typical tourist trap, but I still decided to try it cos it's supposed to be famous. I visited the restaurant just before six and didn't have... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was quite good. We had the crab shabu shabu set and crab tempura set. Very delicious and not too heavy. Liked the way they put rice in the soup at the end and made a delicious porridge. Was quite expensive but worth it.

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Thank Sally401
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crabs is delicious < fresh, sweet, clean>. Price is reasonable, and the chef can speak English well.

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Thank efraditus
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped by here as lots of blog giving review on how good the crab cuisine offered here. We were seated at level 4 and it gave good view of Dotonbori. we ordered crab kaiseki and it was heaven! its quite pricey but its so worth it. my personal best was the crab croquette. perfection! the sushis served also fresh... More 

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Thank ZettyEzhard
Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend dine in this crab expert shop in Umeda, Osaka. This is a very nice restaurant with good services. We arrived at 1pm and the staff gave us a ticket to ask us to go back at 1:30pm, when we sat down, there is a waitress who can speak Chinese help us to introduce some set lunch.... More 

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Singapore
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a place to eat on TripAdviser when I reached Osaka, and I saw Kanidouraku. Thus decided to give it a try since the king crab signboard at the entrance looks interesting :) Well, I didn't regret making that choice! My husband and I each ordered a set and the crabs in the set were cooked in a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Make a reservation weeks in advice thus we need not join the queue way before restaurant was opened. Was ushered in while the rest queue outside to wait for doors to be opened. Every single dish was delicious, was craving for more even after I finished the course. Wonderful experience

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 593 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Food and prices are ok. I find crabs in Hokkaido better ... Fresh and sweet. Whereas in Osaka, the meat is less sweet and tasted frozen or not live crabs. Remember to eat crabs while in Hokkaido.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Delicious fresh crab and nice view but it a must to book your seat in advance. This place is really busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?