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5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Is it safe now to eat out in Osaka? Is it not? It is still in the gray area. But if you need some time to refresh your mind and belly, it might be the time to go out and eat, as long as you follow the safety protocol. It is now more important than ever to carefully choose where to eat. Many restaurants are taking extra steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus. How does the new normal in Japan look like for restaurants?

1. Chikuyotei Minami-mido Location

1. Chikuyotei Minami-mido Location
5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Established at the end of the Edo Period, Chikuyotei continues to preserve its traditional flavors. Chefs serve superb dishes created with skills honed in their particular craft, whether it be Japanese or eel-based cuisine. The popular Grilled Eel Bowl is made with fluffy grilled eel and served with a simple sauce. You may find yourself sighing in appreciation as you taste the soft-textured, perfectly fatty eel, and the sauce-flavored rice. A range of a la carte dishes and course menus created to harness the season's seafood and vegetables are also available. The menu and tableware change each month to reflect the season. Meat dishes such as wagyu beef steaks are also offered in this restaurant. The Japanese styled interior has an airy, spacious feel thanks to its wall of windows that overlooks Midosuji Street. There are private rooms too. This is an ideal venue to enjoy delicious cuisine in all occasions, from a simple lunch to business events and parties.
Chikuyotei Minami-mido Location

Chikuyotei Minami-mido Location

Open: Lunch: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm), Dinner: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 5,000 JPY / [Lunch] 3,500 JPY
Access: 2-minute walk from Exit 13 of metro station. Enter the hotel lobby on the south side of the building and proceed to the second floor
Address: 2F, Osaka Excel Hotel Tokyu, 4-1-15, Kyutaro-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka Map

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Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus:
☑ Alcohol hand sanitizers are provided at the entrance.
☑ All staff members are required to wash their hands and gargle frequently.
☑ All staff members are wearing masks.
☑ All staff members are regularly checked for fever and symptoms.
☑ The tables, menus, and seats sterilized periodically.
☑ Tables are set apart.

2. Ristorante RinascereDojima

2. Ristorante RinascereDojima
Located at Kitashinchi, Osaka alongside Dojima River, Ristorante RinascereDojima is an Italian restaurant that has renovated an approximately 100-year-old traditional Japanese house. Leaving the traditional elements such as beams, pillars, and Japanese-style room as much as possible, the relaxing interior is decorated for everyone to enjoy. Guests may sample exquisite dishes made with the high sensibility and honed skills of a chef who has trained in renowned restaurants in Tokyo and Osaka. Praised for their customer-first services, this restaurant may be used for varieties of occasions such as businesses, birthdays, classy dates, and parties. 
Ristorante RinascereDojima
5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Ristorante RinascereDojima

Open:  [Lunch] 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 1:30 pm) / [Dinner] 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
*The restaurant provides takeout meals as well.
ClosedIrregular
Average price: [Dinner] 6,500 JPY / [Lunch] 1,500 JPY
Access: A 5-minute walk from Kitashinchi Station Exit 11-4/ Yodoyabashi Station Exit 7.
Address: 1-1-8 Dojimahama, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka Map
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Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus:
Ristorante RinascereDojima has earned COVID-19 safety stickers issued by Osaka Prefecture. The restaurant follows guidelines issued by the prefecture. 


☑ Disinfection and ventilation operated frequently.
☑ Installed Stadler Form to capture droplets.
☑ Alcohol hand sanitizers are provided at the entrance.
☑ All staff members are wearing masks.
☑ Tables are set apart and reservations of large groups are declined. Small groups who would like to dine safely are welcomed.
 
Message from the restaurant:
Although a difficult time due to COVID-19, we would like the guests to enjoy our authentic Italian meals while observing the beautiful river in a traditional Showa atmosphere.

3. All-You-Can-Eat Roast Beef -Bistro Bambina- Umeda Ekimae branch

3. All-You-Can-Eat Roast Beef -Bistro Bambina- Umeda Ekimae branch
5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Bistro Bambina implements the following hygiene measures for COVID-19. 
1. Staff members are required to wear masks and frequently wash their hands.
2. The health of the staff members is checked.
3. Table, tableware, and doors are periodically sanitized.
4. The restaurant is frequently ventilated.
5. Seats are directed to preserve social distancing.

Starting takeouts: The restaurant offers Pasta, Doria (rice gratin), or Cheese Fondue from 400 JPY. Takeout orders are accepted from 10:00 am - 10:30 pm/ Takeouts served from 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm. 

The popular All-You-Can-Eat Homemade Roast Beef and Prosciutto with Fluffy Sliced Cheese is offered for 1,299 JPY.  Private rooms offered for 2 to 30 people (at maximum). 
5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

All-You-Can-Eat Roast Beef -Bistro Bambina- Umeda Ekimae branch

Open: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm (L.O. 11:00 pm)
*Reservation is available from 10:00 am. 
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 2,980 JPY
Access: A 2-minute walk from Exit No.10 of Nishi Umeda Station on Subway Yotsubashi Line
Address: 1F, LEI's Umeda, 2-1-21 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka city, Osaka Map
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Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus:
☑ Alcohol hand sanitizers are provided at the entrance and inside.
☑ All staff members are required to wear a mask, wash their hands, and gargle frequently.
☑ The staff members are required to check their body temperature before working.
☑ Thorough cleaning and disinfection are performed.
☑ All cooking utensils and dishes are sanitized. 
☑ The restaurant is periodically ventilated.
☑ Private rooms are offered for small groups to prevent infection.
☑ Space of more than one seat is opened between seats.
☑ The limitation of guests per table is set.
☑ The current status for the measures against COVID-19 is displayed in the restaurant.  

4. Hideaway Private Room Izakaya -toride- Umeda branch

4. Hideaway Private Room Izakaya -toride- Umeda branch
5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Izakaya toride offers three signature dishes: 1. Market-to-Table Assorted Fresh Sashimi, 2. Seared Marbled Beef Tongue, 3. Chicken Skin with Ponzu Sauce. Stable dishes of carefully selected fresh seafood and succulent meat are on the menu. Moreover, there are varieties of renowned alcoholic beverages of beers, cocktails, and Japanese sake. All courses come with all-you-can-drink and guests may choose courses depending on their budget, occasions, and preferences. All seats are in private rooms with a relaxing wooden interior. Because private rooms can accommodate from 2 to 100 people (by reserving the entire restaurant), the restaurant may be used for varieties of occasions such as dates and parties. This is a hideaway restaurant that will heal tired adults.   
5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Hideaway Private Room Izakaya -toride- Umeda branch

Open: Dinner 4:00 pm - 0:00 am (L.O. 0:00 am, Food L.O. 11:30 pm, Drink L.O. 0:00 am)
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,500 JPY
Access: A 5-minute walk from the Sakurabashi Exit of JR Osaka Station
Address: 3F, Roman Club Bldg., 2-4-43 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka Map
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5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus:
☑ All staff are required to wash their hands and gargle frequently. 
☑ The staff members are required to check their body temperature before working.
☑ The restaurant is frequently cleaned and sanitized.
☑ All cooking utensils and dishes are sanitized. 
☑ The restaurant is frequently ventilated.
☑ A guideline for coughing is displayed in the restaurant.
☑ Private rooms are offered for small groups to prevent infection
☑ Space of more than one seat is opened between seats.
☑ The limitation of guests per table is set.
☑ The current status for the measures against COVID-19 is displayed in the restaurant. 

5. Teppanyaki Ousaka

5. Teppanyaki Ousaka
5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Teppanyaki Ousaka is on the 19th floor of Hotel Plaza Osaka, which is located a five-minute walk from Juso Station. The select ingredients and menus with French essence are surely magnificent. The highly recommended course is the menu that guests can enjoy both the main teppanyaki dish and the stylish appetizer. With the menu that changes along the season, guests may enjoy Japanese brand wagyu and seasonal ingredients. The interior is designed with modern Japanese taste, and through the newly installed window, guests may overlook the night Yodo River and Osaka cityscape. This is an ideal restaurant not only for a date, but among friends and families. Have a luxurious dining experience at this hotel restaurant!
5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus

Teppanyaki Ousaka

Open: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O.10:00 pm)
Closed: Irregular
Average price: [Dinner] 7,500 JPY
Access: A five minute walk from Hankyu Juso Station.
Address: 1-9-15 Shinkitano, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka Map
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5 Restaurants in Osaka with Extra Hygiene Measures to Fight Coronavirus
Extra Hygiene Measures against Coronavirus:
☑ All staff members wear a mask and a pair of gloves when communicating with guests.
☑ Guests are required to measure their body temperature when entering. 
☑ Social distancings are maintained.
For more hygiene measures of Teppanyaki Ousaka, look here:
https://plazaosaka.com/measures-en

Those are 5 restaurants in Osaka that are actively striving to combat the spread of COVID-19. Remember, if you must go out, wear your mask, wash your hands regularly, and keep the 2-meter distance with other people. Stay healthy and stay safe!

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