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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (33 Listings)

Shama Vegetarian Indian Restaurant

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 15 reviews
Kurasho Bldg, B1. 1-3-7, Kitahorie, Nishi-ku, Osaka, 550-0014
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian

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. Inexpensive.

Aju Vegan Bistro

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 12 reviews
1-10-14 Nakazaki, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0016
Tue-Sun 6:00pm-10:30pm, Tue-Fri 12:00pm-2:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Korean, Organic

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. Moderate.


Cafe Atl

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 26 reviews
1 Chome-6-12 Shinsaibashisuji, Osaka, 542-0085
Mon 12:00pm-10:30pm, Wed-Sun 12:00pm-10:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Japanese, Beer/Wine

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. Moderate.

Green Earth

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 17 reviews
Osaka-shi, Chuo-ku, Kitakyuhoji-machi 4-2-2, Room 503 (at Hommachi area), Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sat 11:30am-4:30pm, Fri 6:30pm-11:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Italian, Pizza, International

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. Inexpensive.

Le Coccole

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 8 reviews
3-4-1 Kitakyuhojimachi, Chuo-ku (at Honmachi), Osaka, Japan
Mon 11:30am-5:30pm, Wed-Sat 11:30am-9:00pm, Sun 11:30am-5:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese

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. Moderate.


  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 4 reviews
Cosmo III B-2, 1-37-11, Yamadanishi, Suita-City, Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sun 11:00am-2:00pm, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Japanese, Chinese, Take-out, Delivery

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. Inexpensive.

Raw8 Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 4 reviews
1-15-33, Nakatsu, Kita-ku, Osaka 531-0071, Osaka, Japan
Mon-Tue 12:00pm-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, All Raw, Japanese, Western, Fusion, Organic

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. Moderate.

Vegan Caffe Nana

  • Vegan Restaurant
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Mitsui Tottori Hannan, Osaka Prefecture 1516-2, Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sat 11:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Indian, International, Organic, Italian, Japanese, Thai

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. Last Order 4:30pm. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Moderate.

47 Yonnana

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 3 reviews
2-12-2-2F, Honden, Nishiku, Osaka, 550-0022
Tue-Sat 6:00pm-2:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, International, Fusion, Asian, Beer/Wine

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. Moderate.

Greens Vegetarian Dishes

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 6 reviews
Osaka-shi, Minato-ku, Chikukou 3-10-7, Osaka, Japan
Mon-Wed 11:30am-2:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Japanese, Buffet

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. Inexpensive.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
5-12-23 Hishiyanishi, Higashi-Osakashi, Osaka, 577-0807
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Macrobiotic

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. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 3 reviews
Ōsaka-fu, Ōsaka-shi, Kita-ku, Nakazakinishi 1-1-18, Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sun 11:30am-2:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Asian, Western, International, Beer/Wine

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. Inexpensive.

Asian Restaurant CHOWK

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Fukushimaku, Fukushima, 2-4-17, Osaka, 553-0003
Mon-Sat 11:30am-3:00pm, Tue-Sat 6:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian, Thai, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

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. Inexpensive.

Bihani - maybe closed

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Naniwa-ku, Nipponbashi 5-6-14 (at /in Den-Den Town), Osaka, Japan
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Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Non-veg

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. Inexpensive.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.5 stars 7 reviews
8F, 1-1 Ofukacho, Kita Ward, Umeda, Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Non-veg

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. Inexpensive.

El Pancho

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
Shinsaibashi Tower Bldg 8F, Osaka, Japan
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Located in the Shinsaibashi covered mall, they offer several vegan options. Live music on weekend evenings. Moderate.

Genmai Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sun 11:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

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. Moderate.

Genmai Harmony

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 9 reviews
Osaka-shi Yodogawa-ku Nishinakajima 4-8-1 (at 1 blk west of Nishi-nakajima-minami-kata station), Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sat 11:30am-8:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Non-veg

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). Moderate.

Island Kitchen and Base

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Nishiku, Kitahorie, 1-16-27, Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sun 10:00am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Jamaican, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

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. Inexpensive.


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2-2-16 Nanbanaka, 2F, Naniwa, Osaka, 556-0011
Mon-Sun 11:30am-3:00pm, 7:00pm-12:00am
Cuisine: Organic, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

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. Moderate.


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2 Chome-4-9 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0001
Mon-Sun 11:00am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-11:00pm
Cuisine: Thai, Non-veg

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. Moderate.

Lo Fuo

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
3-7-20, Minamihorie, Nishiku, Osaka, 550-0015
Mon-Sun 11:30am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Chinese restaurant uses soy meat and plenty of veggies. Inexpensive.

Mama Rina

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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Yodogawa-ku, Kashima, 2-2-62, Osaka, 532-0031
Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, International, Italian, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

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. Moderate.

Organic Burger Kitchen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1F Shinsabashi Opa, Nishi-Shinsabashi 1-4-3 Chuo-Ku, Osaka-Shi, Osaka, Japan
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Cuisine: Organic, Western, Fast food, Non-veg

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. Call for hours - tell us. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 5 reviews
Abeno Suji (at south of Abeno Station), Osaka, Japan
Mon-Sun 5:00pm-11:30pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

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. Inexpensive.

The Blackstock

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7-1-10 Fukushima, Fukushima Ward, Osaka, 553-0003
Mon-Sat 5:00pm-1:00am
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, British, Italian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

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. Moderate.

Yasaiya Mei

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Namba Parks, 2-10-70 Nambanaka Naniwa-ku, Osaka, 556-0011
Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Teishoku (Japanese Style Set Meals), Non-veg

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. r.gnavi.co.jp/k462250/lang/en Wheelchair accessible. Expensive.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (8 Listings)

Crayon House Market and Buffet Bar

  • Health Food Store
4.0 stars 2 reviews
Osaka-fu Suita-shi Tarumi-cho 3-34-24, Osaka
Mon-Sun 11:00am-7:00pm

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.


  • Bakery
  • Vegan
5.0 stars 2 reviews
Tezukayama 1-7-4, Abenoku, Osaka 545-0037
Now Open: Tue-Sun 8:00am-6:00pm

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.

Neri Kitchen - Pop up

  • Veg Catering
  • Vegan
5.0 stars 1 review
Osaka-shi, Kita-ku, Nakazaki-nishi 1-1-6, Yoshimura Building B1F, Osaka 530-0015

Twice 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.


  • Veg Catering
  • Vegan
4.0 stars 5 reviews
Nishi-Ku, Kitahorie Jiang 1-17-1, Osaka 542-0086

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.

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