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. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan, Japanese
3-4-1 Kitakyuhojimachi, Chuo-ku (Honmachi)
Osaka, Japan
06-6245-5556
Closed now

Mon 11:30am-5:30pm, Wed-Sat 11:30am-9:00pm, Sun 11:30am-5:30pm

more-less
  • Wheelchair accessible
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Reviews

First Review by lemurcat
VeggieFreund
VeggieFreund
  • mostly-vegetarian
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+25

Cozy, lovly place, take your time

5
Posted on 11 / 04 / 2014

This is a lovely restaurant, it is decorated in a French style, at least what Japaneses think to be French.

Le Coccole is run by the owner, she is very friendly, speaks enough English to order food and she does everything herself. While you wait, you can watch her do the dishes or prepare you food. That's the reason why one has to wait a little bit longer, be patient.

The food is a mixture of European and Japanese food. We had some pasta with seaweed, the desserts were European. Both were very tasty and a relief after too many Japanese noodle soups.

Pros: Cozy, lovly place, nice owner, Tasty fusion kitchen
Cons: have to wait longer than usual, limited spaces
KMR607
KMR607
  • vegan
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+68

adorable

5
Posted on 09 / 17 / 2014

Super sweet place, with outdoor garden seating in front. Lots if cute laid-back character, good dinner selection and everything tasty and healthy. Staff spoke some English, was very friendly.

Pros: enjoyable atmosphere, yummy food, walkable from nagahoribashi station
laminarflow027
laminarflow027
  • vegetarian
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+17

Great Staff, great food!

5
Posted on 04 / 08 / 2014

This is a great (though small) place tucked away between two metal sheds, and is really quite hard to find. Thankfully, Japanese taxi drivers are very adept at getting you to the general area based on the address of a place.

The lunch menu generally has three vegan dishes, of which I liked the veggie plate the best (it came with salad, soup, brown rice and cooked vegetables doused with soy mayonnaise, which was absolutely delicious). For dessert, the vegan cheesecake and the chocolate mousse were delicious. The menu was in english and the staff spoke enough english to get the order right.

Pros: Tasty items, Great staff, Great desserts
Cons: Slightly hard-to-find, Space is small

BrandyEaster
BrandyEaster
  • vegan
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+14

Delicious!

5
Posted on 03 / 19 / 2013

Really sweet staff and amazing food. I had the risotto and my partner had the tofu quiche. The food was full of flavour. It is true the service was slow but I personally don't think that made my experience any worse.

Pros: Good Flavour, Cute, Nice Staff
Cons: slow
slo0go
slo0go
  • vegan
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+421

Slow

4
Posted on 12 / 04 / 2012

This restaurant is very cute and the food is rather interesting. It's delicious, but my main complaint would have to be that the service is very slow. We got there pretty late, and that could explain why, perhaps? When we got there, there were others finishing up dinner. We ordered an appetizer (samosas with hijiki inside) and two dishes (one of them was soy risotto). The appetizer came out fairly quickly, and the two dishes followed shortly thereafter. However, still being hungry, we ordered a third dish and it took forever to come out. When it did, it was very good, but I'm not sure it was worth the wait. The last dish was a pasta with shiso (which didn't have dashi in it, by the way), Japanese basil, and nori. It was a very interesting twist on Italian food, but it took way too long to come out! We also had an apple pie dessert which was alright.

The staff was knowledgeable of veganism and very friendly.
They don't take credit cards, though - cash only.
Updated from previous review on Tuesday December 04, 2012

Pros: Vegan options, Friendly, Delicious
Cons: Slow, Cash Only
LindaLoveletmego
LindaLoveletmego
  • vegan
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+30

besides cheese, fully vegan!

5
Posted on 11 / 24 / 2012

such a lovely little Restaurant! everything is organic and cooked with love :) the two women (owners?) who worked there where very friendly and interested. One of them spoke a tiny bit English ( I speak Japanese (well, not fluently), so that was not a problem).
It was delicious and the prices were okay for an organic restaurant in Japan.

Pros: Organic, homey atmosphere, friendly staff
Cons: portions are a little bit small
lemurcat
lemurcat
  • vegan
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+123

Great

5
Posted on 04 / 21 / 2011

I went for dinner. The Japanese menu had dairy and egg clearly labeled although you should ask about fish (it is in the shiso sauce). Several excellent vegan desserts were available.

Pros: atmosphere, food
Cons: space a bit small, fish could be more clearly labeled

 

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