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Vegetarian Restaurants: (33 Listings)

Shama Vegetarian Indian Restaurant
Kurasho Bldg, B1. 1-3-7, Kitahorie, Nishi-ku ~ PH: 06-65366669
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian--- Additional Info: Mention HappyCow receive a complimentary after-meal chai tea. Vegetarian Indian food menu featuring dishes like soy meat tikka, eggplant keema curry with minced gluten meat, and tikka with soy ham. Can make a dish vegan when asked. Location is across the street from a Starbucks, next to Family Mart, in Yotsubashi at 大阪府大阪市西区北堀江1-3-7 倉商ビルB1, Yotsubashi station exit 6. This restaurant is a NPO running an orphanage and school in Bihar, India so you can donate by eating here. 这个菜单、没有五荤. Has menu in Chinese. On YouTube: Shama Indian Restaurant Osaka Japan (appears as IMG1123). Also sells natural cosmetics and toothpaste from India. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Aju Vegan Bistro
1-10-14 Nakazaki, Kita-ku ~ PH: 06-63757791
Moderate-- Vegan, Japanese, Korean, Organic--- Additional Info: Vegetable Kitchen Bar Aju became all-vegan July 2013. Tiny space in Nakazakicho area with local izakaya feel, seats 10. Offer dishes such as vege Korean pork'n kimchi, soy chicken, and vege shrimp fries. Uses organic ingredients. Menu items are accompanied by photos. Has menu in Chinese. At lunch time, lunch box or burgers only. Cafe time Tue-Fri 2:30-5pm for organic coffee and cake. At 大阪市北区中崎町, subway (purple line) Nakazakicho exit 1, go through the shopping arcade for 50m, at dnail salon turn left, you'll find a signboard. Tue-Sun 6:00pm-10:30pm, Tue-Fri 12:00pm-2:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Cafe Atl
1 Chome-6-12 Shinsaibashisuji ~ PH: 06-62120066
Moderate-- Vegan, Western, Japanese, Beer/Wine--- Additional Info: Vegetarian cafe turned vegan in late-2014. The lunch menu consists of 3 set meals only. Emphasis is slow food using local produce. Offer bagels with herb marinated tofu cheese. Relaxed atmosphere that's quiet for the noisy Shinsaibashi area. In Shinsaibashi area on a side street off of the main drag. Directions from Apple store and Nike on Midosuji Ave, turn to "Europe St." Walk you'll see the signboard in front of big gorilla signboard of the pet shop. Confirmed open Mar 2015. Mon 12:00pm-10:30pm, Wed-Sun 12:00pm-10:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Green Earth
Osaka-shi, Chuo-ku, Kitakyuhoji-machi 4-2-2, Room 503 (at Hommachi area) ~ PH: 06-62511245
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Italian, Pizza, International--- Additional Info: Osaka's oldest vegetarian restaurant. Offers pasta, pizza, salad, sandwiches, desserts, and daily changing lunch specials. Try the B-B-Q mock meat dish. Feb 2014 reported to be all vegan. Mon-Sat 11:30am-4:30pm, Fri 6:30pm-11:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Komeday No 1
8-5 Abenomotomachi, Abenoku ~ PH: 0666227820
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Organic, Macrobiotic, Japanese, Delivery, Take-out--- Additional Info: Serves organic vegan lunch boxes. Located next to Abeno Oji Shrine. Mon-Fri 11:00am-6:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Le Coccole
3-4-1 Kitakyuhojimachi, Chuo-ku (at Honmachi) ~ PH: 06-6245-5556
Moderate-- Vegan, Japanese--- Additional Info: Osaka veggie restaurant with local atmosphere, at 大阪府大阪市中央区北久宝寺町3-4-1. Lunch menu offers only two options: Japanese curry or one plate lunch. Dinner menu is more extensive. Reported became all vegan in summer 2013. Check website or call ahead to confirm as open days varies. Wheelchair accessible. Mon 11:30am-5:30pm, Wed-Sat 11:30am-9:00pm, Sun 11:30am-5:30pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Nanahako Macrobiotic Sweets
2-2-7 Nagaenaka, Kitaku ~ PH: 080-83171886
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Macrobiotic, Take-out--- Additional Info: Macrobiotic and vegan sweets shop. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Cosmo III B-2, 1-37-11, Yamadanishi, Suita-City ~ PH: 06-68755878
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Organic, Japanese, Chinese, Take-out, Delivery--- Additional Info: Offer menu items such as mock soy burger, Japanese katsu-don, and vegetable sushi. Last order is 9:30pm. Summer 2013 moved from 14-63 Satsukigaokakita, Suita City. Mon-Sun 11:00am-2:00pm, 7:00pm-10:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Paprika Shokudo Vegan
Shinmachi 1-9-9 Alibio 1F, Nishiku (at downtown) ~ PH: 0665999788
Moderate-- Vegan, Japanese--- Additional Info: Vegan food restaurant in downtown Osaka, at 〒550-0013 大阪府 大阪市 西区 新町 1丁目 9-9. Mon-Sun 11:30am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-11:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Raw8 Cafe
1-15-33, Nakatsu, Kita-ku, Osaka 531-0071 ~ PH: 090-89826868
Moderate-- Vegan, All Raw, Japanese, Western, Fusion, Organic--- Additional Info: Vegan raw food cafe. Lunch set costs around 1000+ yen. Has raw cake. Moved to this location Nov 2014. Last order taken an hour before close. Mon-Tue 12:00pm-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Vegan Caffe Nana
Mitsui Tottori Hannan, Osaka Prefecture 1516-2 ~ PH: 072-4701151
Moderate-- Vegan, Indian, International, Organic, Italian, Japanese, Thai--- Additional Info: A 100% vegan restaurant opened September 2014. Offers lunch sets; choose from curries, pastas, and rice dishes. Desserts include a banana coconut tart, vegan pancakes with cashew cream, raw ice cream cake, fresh muffins, and more. Food is mostly organic. The space inside is cozy and warm during the winter and a spacious outdoor seating area is available in the summer. Address in Japanese: 大阪府阪南市鳥取三井1516-2. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Mon-Sat 11:00am-5:00pm.Last Order 4:30pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

47 Yonnana
2-12-2-2F, Honden, Nishiku ~ PH: 06-65830458
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, International, Fusion, Asian, Beer/Wine--- Additional Info: Chic, quiet, and cozy nostalgic jazz bar style vegetarian cafe. Menu includes food like Indonesian nasi goreng, couscous with vegetables, and soy fried chicken. Sells some natural and organic foods, cosmetics, CDs. Nearest subway station is Kujo. Tue-Sat 6:00pm-2:00am.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Greens Vegetarian Dishes
Osaka-shi, Minato-ku, Chikukou 3-10-7 ~ PH: 06-65742930
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Japanese, Buffet--- Additional Info: All-you-can-eat buffet where you pay after your meal; pay separate amount for coffee and juice. All vegan except for cheese. Directions: near Tempozan pier and Osaka Aquarium, the restaurant is directly opposite the ferris wheel. English sign on front awning saying "Greens Vegetarian Dishes." Cash only. Mon-Wed 11:30am-2:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Kenyu-kan Deli
1 Chome-11-31 Sekime, Jōtō-ku, Ōsaka-shi ~ PH: 06-6930-4649
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Buffet, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Organic grocery store in the Sekime area offering a vegetarian lunch box. Mon-Sat 12:00pm-2:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

5-12-23 Hishiyanishi, Higashi-Osakashi ~ PH: 06-67831222
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Macrobiotic--- Additional Info: Macrobiotic lunch and natural shop, occasionally macrobiotic cooking class, too. Has vegan options. Lunch only. Near Kawachi-Kosaka station, Kintetsu railway. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Ōsaka-fu, Ōsaka-shi, Kita-ku, Nakazakinishi 1-1-18 ~ PH: 06-6450-8722
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Asian, Western, International, Beer/Wine--- Additional Info: Located at very convenient district near Nakazaki station exit no.4. Minto exists in a part of Suzaku hall and there are Shuka Bar next door. Daily vegetarian specialties (service plate and dishes like curry) will be the main menu. You also can enjoy variety of drinks. Offers smoking & non-smoking sections. Twitter: @VegeCafeMinto. Address in Japanese: 大阪市北区中崎西1-1-18.
Party is available. Moved from Ukita 1-5-26 Jan 2012. Cash only. Mon-Sun 11:30am-2:00am.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Vege cafe Meguru
Yamamoto-cho 5-3-6, Yaoshi ~ PH: 0729-433630
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Macrobiotic--- Additional Info: Organic macrobiotic lunch, vegan sweets and cafe. In front of Yamamoto High School. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Asian Restaurant CHOWK
Fukushimaku, Fukushima, 2-4-17 ~ PH: 06-64530020
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Indian, Thai, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Very cozy atmosphere decorated with Thai and Indian images. The South Indian meal is vegetarian. The owner learned to cook the meals during his travels to those countries with his wife. Mon-Sat 11:30am-3:00pm, Tue-Sat 6:00pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Bihani - maybe closed
Naniwa-ku, Nipponbashi 5-6-14 (at /in Den-Den Town) ~ PH: 06-6644-9500
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Indian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Previously named LaLa. Located along Nipponbashi Rd in Den Den town, outside Ebisucho subway. Indian restaurant with menu in English and Japanese. About half of the curries are vegetarian. NOTE: maybe closed/shut down, please verify and let HappyCow know. .Open Mon-Sun until 11pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

8F, 1-1 Ofukacho, Kita Ward, Umeda ~ PH: 06-6292-9734
Inexpensive-- Japanese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. This ramen restaurant also offer a vegetable-only ramen as well vegetable gyoza. Expect to wait as it can be busy, especially on weekends. Tickets are purchased from a vending machine. Has English menu. Apr 2014 reported uses fish stock in the vegetable ramen - please ask the kitchen to use vegetable broth. Cash only. Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm.-- Rating: 2.5 HappyCow(s)

El Pancho
Shinsaibashi Tower Bldg 8F ~ PH: 06-6241-0588
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Located in the Shinsaibashi covered mall, they offer several vegan options. Live music on weekend evenings. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Genmai Cafe
Osaka ~ PH: 06-47044811
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Fish is labeled. Mostly vegetarian food cafe on the 2nd floor, upstairs from its store, Genki Shop. Offers different types of rice balls, plus waffles, pudding, cake, drinks (has soy). Seats 36. Note that the little Hi-Genki supplements provided with most meals contain calcium derived from shellfish. Easy to find from Hommachi, just go 1 block east of the station and turn south down the shopping street. Address is 大阪府大阪市中央区南久南宝町3-6-9. Mon-Sun 11:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Genmai Harmony
Osaka-shi Yodogawa-ku Nishinakajima 4-8-1 (at 1 blk west of Nishi-nakajima-minami-kata station) ~ PH: 0663053652
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. July 2014 reported added meat and is no longer pure vegan. "Brown Rice Harmony" offers some vegan Japanese food, curry, and cake. For around 1300 yen you get a set meal that is filling. Also sells some cooking supplies including seitan. Nice atmosphere. Kitchen breaks in afternoon before dinner service. 大阪市淀川区西中島4-8-1 (西中島南方駅から、西に、1ばんち行って). Mon-Sat 11:30am-8:30pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Island Kitchen and Base
Nishiku, Kitahorie, 1-16-27 ~ PH: 080-7013-5231
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, International, Jamaican, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Osaka's first Jamaican vegetarian friendly bar/grill with dishes that are vegan or can be made vegan. Near Starbucks at Yotsubashi. The owner/chef trained in London. Mon-Sun 10:00am-6:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

2-2-16 Nanbanaka, 2F, Naniwa ~ PH: 0666498755
Moderate-- Organic, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Chain restaurant with locations in Osaka. Nice decor. Sources local organic vegetables. Menu is in Japanese. Reported that vegan and vegetarian options may be very limited, please confirm and inform HappyCow. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:30am-3:00pm, 7:00pm-12:00am.-- Rating: Not rated yet

2 Chome-4-9 Umeda, Kita-ku ~ PH: +81-664421088
Moderate-- Thai, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Thai food restaurant on 5th floor of Breezé Breezé building near Osaka station. Menu has a vegetarian section where the dishes either vegan or can be made vegan on request. Last orders 2pm and 10pm. Mon-Sun 11:00am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-11:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Lo Fuo
3-7-20, Minamihorie, Nishiku ~ PH: 06-6541-0202
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Chinese restaurant uses soy meat and plenty of veggies. Mon-Sun 11:30am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Mama Rina
Yodogawa-ku, Kashima, 2-2-62 ~ PH: 0668297211
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, International, Italian, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Works with local organic farmers. Opened in December 2013. Has vegetarian items on menu, of which some can be made vegan or you can special request other items be made vegan. Deep fried vegetable dishes are fried with the same oil as meat based dishes, unless a reservation is made ahead of time. Coffee based drinks can be made with almond milk, and there is an extensive alcohol and drink menu, with many non-alchoholic options. The large restaurant can accomodate up to 80 people, and reservations are welcome. Staff is partly Japanese, partly foreign and menus are in English. All staff speak English. The restaurant is non-smoking except a small smoking room. Free high speed Wi-Fi. Address is 大阪府大阪市淀川区加島2-2-62. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Organic Burger Kitchen
1F Shinsabashi Opa, Nishi-Shinsabashi 1-4-3 Chuo-Ku, Osaka-Shi ~ PH: 06-47086989
Moderate-- Organic, Western, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Organic burger bar and grocery shop in downtown since Sept 2014. Offers a vegetarian and a mock meat burger patty. Has outdoor seating. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Saijiki Nanba Pakusu
Osaka Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi Nanbanaka 2-10-70, 6F ~ PH: 06-66368123
Expensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Japanese, Buffet, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Hotel restaurant offering a large buffet with emphasis on fresh seasonal vegetables but not vegan-friendly. Modern decor. .-- Rating: 1 HappyCow(s)

Abeno Suji (at south of Abeno Station) ~ PH: 06-66582322
Inexpensive-- Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. 沢, at 大阪府大阪市阿倍野区阿倍野筋4-20-1, is a small restaurant decorated with surfboards, kayaks, and Buddhist images. Uses some organic produce from the owner's farm. Owner understand what vegetarian and vegan mean. Mon-Sun 5:00pm-11:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Blackstock
7-1-10 Fukushima, Fukushima Ward ~ PH: 06-64580235
Moderate-- Lacto, Ovo, British, Italian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Mixed British, French, and Italian pub fare. Offers a few ovo-lacto items like veggie pies and veggie ratatouille. Import beer and wine. Quiet spot, 1 minute from JR Fukushima station. Mon-Sat 5:00pm-1:00am.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Yasaiya Mei
Namba Parks, 2-10-70 Nambanaka Naniwa-ku ~ PH: +81666362240
Expensive-- Japanese, Teishoku (Japanese Style Set Meals), Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. This upmarket casual restaurant specializes in vegetable dishes and showcases fresh vegetables from various areas of Japan. Photos of the growers along with maps of farm locations are displayed on its walls. Prices moderate for lunch, more expensive for dinner. Many of the a la carte sides are vegetable-based, such as simply-cooked fresh vegetables and salads. Dinner is set menus with 2 or so being vegetarian and could be made vegan when requested. Example dish is vegetable tempura on rice and barley with pickled vegetable side, fresh tomato side, and tororo (mountain yam grinded into a foamy paste). Has English menu, but do specify if you are veg/vegan as some food photos might not accurately represent if a dish contains fish/meat or not. The shabu-shabu is not veg. Directions: Nankai main line Namba station south exit 2-minute walk or subway Midosuji line Namba station exit. Wheelchair accessible. Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (7 Listings)

Crayon House Market and Buffet Bar
Osaka-fu Suita-shi Tarumi-cho 3-34-24 ~ PH: 06-63306507
Market with a buffet bar. Carries organic food, many vegetarian and vegan products that are hard to find in regular stores (you have to read the ingredients labels to find out which are vegan), and some meat and fish. Buffet lunch features many vegan options - ask the staff which are. Location is on the opposite side of Esaka Park from Esaka subway station. Address in Japanese: 大阪府吹田市垂水町3-34-24. Mon-Sun 11:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Ueshio 2-5-13, Chuoku ~ PH: 06-67670002
Fair trade and organic products shop. Take subway Tanimachi 9 chome station exit 6. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Kenyu-kan Organic Shop
1 Chome-11-31 Sekime, Jōtō-ku, Ōsaka-shi ~ PH: 06-69304649
Organic and natural food grocery store in the Sekime area. Dec 2014 reported no longer offering buffet food. Mon-Sat 10:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Tezukayama 1-7-4, Abenoku ~ PH: 06-66561623
Vegan bakery shop. Uses organic natural flour and as much organic as possible ingredients, natural yeast, and grinds flour at the shop. Directions from Tennoji station: take street tram for 10 minutes (¥200), get off at "Himematsu," and go back to Tennoji direction along the railway for 100m. Tue-Sun 8:00am-6:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Neri Kitchen - Pop up
Osaka-shi, Kita-ku, Nakazaki-nishi 1-1-6, Yoshimura Building B1F ~ PH: 06-63711800
Vegan, JapaneseTwice a month uses the space of Common Cafe at 大阪市北区中崎西1-1-6 to offer a vegan Japanese style lunch, pilaf or curry, plus cake, coffee, and tea. Must call aheahd to check. Reservations required. Cash only. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Nishi-Ku, Kitahorie Jiang 1-17-1 ~ PH: 06-6241-1861
Hosts vegan macrobiotic cooking classes. Moved from 4F Shu Bldg. 1-12-19 Nishi Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, and no longer offering cafe hours. Directions: Metro 4 Yotsubashi Line Yotsubashi station walk 2 minutes. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Japan Vegetarian Society
c/o Osaka Jogakuin College, 2-26-54 Tamatsukuri, ~ PH: 81-6-6761-6427
Japan Vegetarian Society is a nonprofit organization (NPO) that was officially founded in May of 2001. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

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