Once you've taken in the sights of Osaka and tasted their specialty dishes, you'll want to enjoy the cuisine representative of Japan's food culture: sushi. Here are four recommended sushi bars in Osaka where you can eat as much sushi as you want.
1. Sushi Tetsu Suhomachi Branch
This is a sushi bar in Shinsaibashi where you can get your fill of sushi made with fresh, seasonal ingredients from Tokyo's Tsukiji Market and Osaka Municipal Central Wholesale Market. The restaurant is popular for its reasonable prices with sushi prepared by experienced sushi chefs starting at 108 JPY (incl. tax) a piece. In particular, the 90 minute all-you-can-eat course (3,500 JPY (incl. tax)), offered at dinner, is recommended. It's available for parties of two or more. Luckily, you can also get bottomless drinks for an additional 500 JPY. First you'll be served a course consisting of individual dishes such as of sashimi, fried, and seasonal items, and a combination sushi plate, then you can order the sushi that you want. They have more than fifty different types of sushi, so try being adventurous.
2. Genji Restaurant at Hilton Osaka
Recommended for those who want to dine in style. This is a Japanese restaurant in the Hilton Osaka Hotel with a sophisticated interior and a serene atmosphere. It offers all-you-can-eat sushi (5,800 JPY for 60 minutes (excl. tax and service charge)) only at lunchtime on Fridays, Saturday, Sundays and holidays and serves 20 - 25 different types of carefully selected seasonal sushi such as fatty tuna, sea urchin, Japanese horse mackerel and crab. Appetizers and dessert are included. Eating sushi at the counter while watching the skills of the experienced sushi chefs is sublime. Also noteworthy is that they have an English menu and there are wait staff who speak English.
An izakaya-style restaurant where you can enjoy dishes made mainly from fresh fish. The super popular course here is the all-you-can-eat-and-drink (3,800 JPY for 120 minutes) that includes all-you-can-eat sashimi, sushi and à la carte dishes that go well with alcohol, as well as a wide variety of drinks including draft beer, sake, shochu, and wine. You can even enjoy seafood bowls. It's the perfect place for anyone who wants to get their fill of sushi at a reasonable price and also enjoy the izakaya experience!
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4. Sakananoueyoshi Kyobashi Branch
This is the place for those who want to enjoy both sushi and sake! It is a Japanese restaurant that serves more than 100 different types of sake. Bottomless sake and all-you-can-eat sushi (5,000 JPY, incl. tax) is a deluxe course that enables you to choose as much sushi as you want from more than thirty types of sushi and as much sake as you want from approximately 100 types of local sake during a period of two hours. Japanese sake and sushi go great together! This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy sake and sushi to your heart's content. Non-sushi à la carte dishes that go well with sake are also included in the all-you-can-eat.
Each restaurant that offers unlimited sushi for a set price have their distinguishing features, so please choose the one that suits you. Even though it may be all-you-can-eat or bottomless drinks, leaving food is frowned upon and you can even be charged for it, so be sure to order wisely.
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