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Zuboraya Dotombori

1-6-10 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6211-0181
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good55%
  • Average23%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“fugu” (23 reviews)
“hot pot” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1-6-10 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

One of the most renown restaurant in Osaka specialized in fugu or puffer fish, was disappointing. The only reason to visit it is to try the fugu, ( the sashimi fugu is tasteless ) and the other food we also ordered, sushi, tempura and above...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Geena C
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Never eaten fugu before, so completely new experience for me. It was delicious. We got a course of different meals that included sushi, sashimi, plot and others. We loved all of them. It’s quite a luxurious fish, so don’t expect a cheap price for it....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Yaiza R
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We had Sashimi and Hot Pot. My third time to try Fugu. My son tried too, Interesting! The only minus was we had two odd young Japanese ladies at the next table who they were special and kept monopolizing the waitress time and asking questions....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ronald S
Reviewed May 31, 2018

I think this is one of the best known restaurants in the Dotonbori area for fugu (puffer fish) sushi. It's located along the Dotonborigawa River, so on a nice day you can watch the people and boats go by. For a lot of people, puffer...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ian K
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

With all good reviews I visited the restaurant and ordered $140 worth of dishes. After a couple of bites of fugu sashimi, I walked out of restaurant. It was stale and smelly. Common! Fugu is a poisonous fish and I wasn't going to risk my...More

Date of visit: September 2017
7  Thank 780inchulk
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Great experience. This is supposedly a famous fugu restaurant in Osaka. If you go during lunch, you should not need a reservation. They have everything from a la carte dishes for those who maybe just want to taste, individual sets for those who want an...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank bch101
Reviewed April 13, 2017

This restaurant is one of the more affordable fugu (puffer fish) restaurants in the area. There was a bit of a queue to get in but once we were seated and ordered, food came out really fast. There are English menus available. Went for a...More

Date of visit: March 2017
3  Thank bloocw
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

I just walked in after a few rounds in that area. I loved my sushi. It was fresh and tasty and much much bigger as the sushi in europe. Very friendly service. They a menu with pictures so its easier to choose. Also do take...More

Date of visit: March 2017
2  Thank Henny H
Reviewed December 22, 2016

This restaurant is one of the least expensive fugu (pufferfish) restaurant in Dotonbori area. Staffs are friendly and helpful and speaks pretty good English and English menu is available. Food is good and the nicely presented (set menu). The set menu price is pretty reasonable....More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank alank2726
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Picked this restaurant over others as quite good recommendation from online...price no cheaper. Turned up at the counter and this guy looked at us and ignored us...calling the next group to go in and while we patiently wait he ignored us and took payment from...More

Date of visit: November 2016
2  Thank aNOnYMoUsNam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-6-10 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6211-0181
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