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Nanba, Chuoku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6212-6666
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
4 weeks ago
“Very good kushikatsu”
Oct 2, 2017
“tiny but tremendous”
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Nanba, Chuoku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wasabi is a very small kushikatsu Restaurant near Namba station. If it was not for Google map we would have missed it. They can only seat about 8 out 9 people. Their kushikatsu is very good. Many of them are vegetables mixed with meat or...More

1  Thank gzau
Reviewed October 2, 2017

we went for an early dinner as we had a flight to catch and were very glad that they opened at 5pm on a sunday. by the time we arrived 5 minutes past the hour, the tiny counter was almost full and service was already...More

Thank ChubbyHubby
Reviewed May 28, 2016

I chose to eat in one star Michelin restaurant with my japanese friend: nothing special.The only thing, I remenber very well, it's the bill, that I paid...too much for what I got. I wanted take a picture of the dishes, to remind this dinner.it was...More

Thank 715samurai
Reviewed January 30, 2016

i am so disappointed, we ate two years ago at this fabulousrestaurant, but when we tried to rebook,were advised they will only allow two foreigners in their restaurant at any one time. i tried to bookfor four of us via our hotel concierge and were...More

5  Thank JRBB22
Reviewed December 9, 2015

We always visit many kind of kusikatu. We feel this restaurant level average in Osaka. Compare price too high! You can find same level Katu cheaper than here.

Thank hisabon59
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Looks of good spice here. My friend wasn't into it but I certainly was. Great service and nice and relaxing. A must for all who want to enjoy Japanese cuisine with a kick of spicey flavor.

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed June 15, 2015

Wonderful meal and service in this intimate ten-seater restaurant. The quality of the ingredients and the skill in preparation could not be faulted. On Sunday nights the cooks prepare and serve individual small serves of great variety. Basically they keep serving until you ask them...More

Thank John S
Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had a dinner of small delicate skewers with all kinds of content - meat, fried sauerkraut (!) and much more - served a few at a time by very attentive staff. We ordered the chefs selection, they serve you more until you tell them...More

Thank AndyRStockholm
Reviewed November 29, 2014

I visited this restaurant for a dinner with my wife. The restaurant is located in Hozenji-Yokocho, the small traditional area around Nanba-Shinsaibashi area in Osaka. The restaurant had only long counter table for ten guests and the reservation is mandatory. The chef is middle-age lady...More

3  Thank YacchanAmarone
Reviewed July 23, 2014

There are two menus for selection, one is WASABI menu, and the other one is SET menu. The SET menu included 12 skewers selected by the chef, and for the WASABI menu, you could eat whatever you can, and certainly, you never know what would...More

4  Thank libi16
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January 30, 2016|
Response from hisabon59 | Reviewed this property |
They complain many foreigners no show. That is only reasons I think.
Neil S
November 12, 2015|
Response from JRBB22 | Reviewed this property |
they only accept teo foreigners at one time so you are probably facing the same issue we are, no booking available
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  • Address: Nanba, Chuoku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6212-6666
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