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Dotonbori

Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6211-4542
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The heart of Osaka nightlife, this area is filled with theaters, restaurants, cafes, bars, arcades and nightclubs.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glico man” (313 reviews)
“neon lights” (261 reviews)
“street food” (307 reviews)
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Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6211-4542
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was disappointed after reading the reviews here. The area is smaller than expected with less to see. There are many takoyaki stands but not much variety of street vendors. Very crowded so when it started to rain the very narrow subway entrance meant we...More

Thank aab1001
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came to Dotonbori for dinner. It was great experience having tenpura. So many variety of dishes available in Dotonbori. A must place to visit when in Osaka

Thank Yeanny K
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Reviewed yesterday

I love Dontonbori and you would need 1000 visits to get it. Crazy things everywhere and overwhelmed with where to eat - this place is a must on a visit to Osaka , trust me.

Thank JWalker610
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is suitable for everyone who like to eat. They have so many local food. Takoyaki Ichiran ramen Etc . Dotonbori is one location with shinsaibashi. We can enjoy the food and also shopping in shinsaibashi. There is glico man here!!!

Thank evania23
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

夜遅くても混んでいるから、あまり行きたいとは思えない。でも、タコベルが好きだから我慢できる。買い物、食事はしなくても、人を見るだけでも充分面白い。夜の散歩はおすすめ。I come here for Taco Bell, that's it. You can expect tons of people all day and all night, TONS! This is very exciting but also anxiety-inducing. My favorite time to visit is 10 PM, when shops are closed but night life is beginning. I...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on Fri night about 2000, place was booming. Very crowded, but friendly atmosphere. Lots of food, bars, and shopping.

Thank cipollavin
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been here on each trip i have had to Osaka. This is a great place with so many shops and better still restaurants and cafes. There is so much competition that the prices are great. So you can have a feast without spending...More

Thank Gerard_Karlie
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were there on a Friday evening and the entire area felt electric. All the neon with lots of different stores and eating options. Definitely unlike any place we have ever been!

Thank Sus C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved coming here trying out all the different foods. Lots of neon lights and lots of people so make sure you keep looking up! I think best to come at night time when everything is in full swing, more people but there is so...More

Thank kiribatigirl88
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This reminds me of ximending of Taiwan- bright lights, a lot of shops, bars and resto. This is a great place to try some of Osaka’s street food and make sure you have cash cuz it’s cash only in Osaka. A family of 4 wiped...More

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hafsa c
July 13, 2018|
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Response from LuvDaSun222 | Reviewed this property |
If you do a google search of halal restaurants in Osaka you'll see there are a number of them.
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James13t
June 20, 2018|
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Response from BeeS24 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing a Hotto Motto around Dotonbori but I can recommend a 2.5 stay hotel we stayed at in Oasaka. Its called Hotel Mystays Shinsaibashi. Great location because you can walk anywhere to show and find a place... More
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Leah C
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Mechel M |
Yes, I am traveling with a 9 and 12 year old. Lots to see and do.
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