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7 restaurants near Nihonbashi Station where you can enjoy authentic Korean cuisine

7 restaurants near Nihonbashi Station where you can enjoy authentic Korean cuisine

2021-04-28 Management office

Have you ever seen delicious-looking food and drinks in dramas and movies and wished you could try them? With the recent reemergence of the Korean boom, Osaka has seen an increase in the number of restaurants offering authentic Korean cuisine. Among them, there are many restaurants in the Nihonbashi area that reproduce the atmosphere and taste of authentic Korean food.
In this article, we will introduce seven authentic Korean restaurants where you can feel as if you are on a trip to Korea.
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As the name suggests, this eatery features a simple restaurant sign and interior design. The main menu of this restaurant is "Gamjatang ". "Gamjatang "is a spicy stew of pork backbone, potatoes, and sesame leaves, and is often eaten in Korea to sober up a hangover.

In addition to gamjatang, simple Han Restaurant offers a number of menu items such as stone-grilled bibimbap, pudae jjigae, and tteokbokki.

In addition, during lunch time, you can enjoy a set meal menu that includes several different side dishes. For those who want to enjoy Korean food at a reasonable price, we recommend visiting during lunch time.

"Store Information "
Name: simple kanshokudo
Address: 2F, 1-7-9 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Phone number: 06-6213-8878
Business hours: Monday-Sunday, holidays, the day before national holidays: 17:00-1:00 (Food L.O.: 0:30, Drink L.O.: 0:30)
Closed: No holidays
I'm counting:Day~¥1,000 Night ¥2,000~¥3,000
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space & Facilities:Calm space

Korean Izakaya Briya Chika Chicken

A variety of classic Korean dishes are available.

Briya Chikka Chicken is a popular authentic Korean chicken restaurant with branches in Shinsaibashi and Namba. The crispy chicken is fried in Korean style, and there are nine different flavors to choose from.
In addition to the chicken menu, the restaurant also offers a wide variety of classic Korean dishes such as jjigae, tteokbokki, and jeon.

The hottest new menu item

"The mokbang set "includes the following popular dishes: fried chicken, yangnyeom chicken, cheese powder chicken, cheese balls, sotokseotteok (sausage x rice cake), and cheese fries.

Chimek (chicken x mechee) is the way to go tonight!

In Korea, chicken and beer (maegukchu) is considered to be a set meal. How about the best dinner with crispy chicken and cold beer?

A wide selection of takeout menus are also available for you to enjoy at home.

"Store Information "
Name: Korean Izakaya Briya Chika Chicken
Address: B1F Cosgi-Namba Building, 2-8-94 Nambanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Phone number: 06-6644-0866
Hours of operation: 17:00 - 26:00
Closed: No holidays
Smoking ban・Cigarette consumption:Cigarette consumption can be
Space and facilities: Stylish space, calm space

Ni hao.

Korean-owned Chinese restaurant

Ni Hao is a Korean-owned restaurant serving Korean-style Chinese food. Here you can enjoy "jajang noodles ", noodles covered with black sauce often seen in Korean dramas and movies. It is said that almost all of the customers who visit this restaurant are Korean or Chinese, which confirms the authentic taste.

In addition to jajang noodles, chanpon and Korean-style sweet-and-sour pork are also popular items on the menu.
Each menu item is generous in size, and we recommend sharing it with friends and family to enjoy a variety of dishes.

"Store Information "
Store name: Hello
Address: 2-3-13 Takatsu, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Phone number: 06-6213-7255
Hours of operation: 12:00-23:00
Closed: Thursday
Budget: ³,000 to ³,000
Smoking ban・Cigarette consumption:Cigarette consumption can be
Space & Facilities: Calm space, counter seating available

Soju Hansan

Popular Korean bars in Shin-Okubo, Tokyo

The popular Korean tavern "Soju Hanzan "with its main branch in Shin-Okubo, Tokyo, finally opened in Nihonbashi, Osaka in the spring of 2020. The name of the restaurant means "soju ichiru "in Japanese, and it is popular here for its delicious food that goes well with alcohol. There are a whopping 220 authentic Korean dishes on the menu, and there are many Korean customers in the restaurant. The more Koreans come to eat here, the more authentic the taste is.

Extensive drink menu

In addition to food, there is an extensive alcohol menu. Korean shochu, makgeolli, cocktails and fruit wine are available. We recommend changing the alcohol to match the food.

Lunch menu available

The restaurant offers a variety of low-priced and cosy set menus, etc., making it a good place to go at lunchtime if you want to enjoy authentic Korean cuisine at a reasonable price.

"Store Information "
Name: Soju Hanzan
Address: 2-8-29, Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 542-0082, Japan
Phone number: 06-7709-3619
Business hours: 11:00 - 06:00 (L.O.05:00)
Closed: Open every day
Day:¥1,000~¥2,000 Night:¥5,000~¥6,000
No Smoking: No smoking at all tables
Space: Stylish space, calm space, large seats, couples seats available

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Authentic Korean taste Kopchang

Unlike the hormone served at Japanese yakiniku restaurants, Korean kobchang is grilled on a griddle with the inside stuffed with oil. At this restaurant, you can enjoy authentic kobchang with tteok (rice cake), chives, onions, etc., grilled together.

Bokbokpa (fried rice) to finish off the meal.

The Korean way is to finish off the dish by stir-frying it with kimchi in the flavorful gravy of the kopchang. We also recommend adding cheese as a topping.

"Store Information "
Name: Kopchangji
Address: Higashiyama Bldg. 7F, 1-3-15 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Phone number: 06-4708-7822
Business hours: 17:00 - 24:00 (L.O 23:00) *Open until 5:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays
Closed: Wednesday
Smoking ban・Cigarette consumption:Cigarette consumption can be
Space & Facilities: Stylish space

Dammi Love Pocha

UFO Chicken, a hot topic on SNS.

Here, you can eat "UFO Chicken ", which is popular for its social networking appeal. This popular dish is now a hot topic, with fried chicken arranged in a circle and fondue with melted cheese in the middle. The chicken comes in four different flavors, so you can enjoy it all the way through without getting bored.

The restaurant also offers a variety of other dishes, from all-you-can-eat samgyeopsal and cheese takkarbi courses to a la carte dishes such as jjigae, kimpas, and pancakes, so you can decide what to order depending on the situation.

Stylish store interior

The spacious restaurant has many photo spots for social networking, such as neon signs written in Hangul. Seating is available at counters and tables, as well as sofas and private rooms.

"Store Information "
Name: Dammi Love Pocha
Address: B1F-1, Ookini Nishi-Shinsaibashi birth place, 2-13 Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Phone number: 06-6214-2337
Business hours: Monday-Saturday, holidays, the day before national holidays: 11:30 - 5:00 (Food L.O.: 4:00, Drink L.O.: 4:00) Sunday: 11:30 - 1:00 (Food L.O.: 0:00, Drink L.O.: 0:00)
Closed: January 1
I'm counting:Day~¥1,000 Night ¥2,000~¥3,000
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: Fully private rooms available,


Everything is complete here. Diverse and authentic Korean cuisine

Chicken, samgyeopsal, kimpas, jerky noodles, jjigae, and all other Korean dishes are all available here at "Giwawa ". No matter which dish you choose, you can't go wrong, and it is all authentic and delicious Korean food. All the cooks are Korean, and the dishes are arranged to be easy to eat for Japanese people while giving the authentic Korean taste.

All-you-can-eat plan available

There is a very special plan that includes several kinds of all-you-can-eat meats and even a la carte dishes. All meat items on the menu are grilled before serving, which is especially nice for those who don't like to grill or are bothered by the smell of smoke.
Furthermore, the restaurant offers an all-you-can-eat samgyeopsal plan for only ¥1,700 (excluding tax) on weekdays only, so if you are looking for a hearty meal at the end of the workday, please visit the restaurant.

Here in Busan, Korea, we also have soju "taesong ", so if you are interested in trying it, please give it a try.

"Store Information "
Name: Korean Restaurant Giwa
Address: 2F Kyoya Bldg. 2-5-8 Higashi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Phone number: 06-6282-7161
Business hours: Monday-Thursday 17:00-27:00 (Food L.O 26:00, Drinks L.O 26:30)
Fri. and Sat. 17:00~29:00(Food L.O 28:00, Drink L.O 28:30)
Closed: Sunday
Smoking ban・Cigarette consumption:Cigarette consumption can be
Space & Facilities: Stylish space, counter seating, karaoke, free Wi-Fi


In this issue, we have introduced restaurants where you can enjoy authentic Korean cuisine in the Nihonbashi area.
You can enjoy Korean liquors such as Korean soju and makgeolli at any of the restaurants, and each restaurant offers different types of liquors, so if you want to drink the same ones you have seen in dramas and movies, we recommend that you do your research beforehand.
And for those who want to enjoy authentic Korean cuisine at home, there is good news. Many of the restaurants introduced here offer take-out and Uber Eats, so please check them out.

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