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Dotonbori Kukuru Main Shop

1-10-5 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6212-7381
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good60%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
19 Jun 2017
“I challenge Akashiyaki”
16 Feb 2017
“Octopus Ball quick bites”
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1-10-5 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

OMG, you love takoyaki? You must visit kukuru shop in dotonbori. Theres many takoyaki shop there, but in kukuru main shop you must hear "takoyaki song" with upbeat tempo. So cheering us. The tako very delicious and juicy. No Osaka without eating takoyaki

Thank Hyeonri
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Because the takoyaki came to Japan and ate several times, I ate Akashiyaki for the first time. It was delicious for a feeling to fit soft and fluffy takoyaki well.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

There is always a line outside this place. So we tried it and the Takoyaki was not bad. It was not great too. What caught our attention was the bad service, which is so un-Japanese! This store does not give a good impression of the...More

Thank maskiano
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We went there for having dinner and all the good time completely ruin by a male cashier staff showed no respect at all to customer. He even did not say ARRIGATO or THANK YOU in English after my wife pay the bill. This is the...More

Thank Fir M
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Typical famous Street foods in Dontobori,as usual queue up to wait for your turn. It is damn delicious with the flavour explodes in your mouth, the sauce the aromatic of octopus..well it is a Must!! Really enjoy it. Will award 4.5 stars.

Thank oztrader
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

One of the recommended dishes here is the Bikkuri (surprise) Takoyaki with large chunks of octopus sashimi. Sadly that was sold out and I settled for the Arashiyaki (an eggy version of Takoyaki local to this region). It was steaming hot and delicious. I would...More

Thank SM-Bombay
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We were told that as you are in Osaka, you have to try the takoyakis. It is typical streetfood what the Osaka is famous for. So went to Dotonbori (to Namba station from Umeda) and almost immediately saw this place Kukuru. They sold takeaways but...More

Thank pepics
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was the first takoyaki stand that we stumbled onto in Dotonburi and there was a line…so like any tourist, we got on it! Since we had not eaten anything since our bento boxes on the shinkansen (it was probably 7pm by now), we quickly...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We went to Kukuru after reading about it online and ordered the Bikuri Takoyaki. We also chose to sit inside and this enables you to enjoy your takoyaki while giving your feet a rest from all the walking around. Eating in also gives you the...More

Thank tek_m_l
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Went to this joint several times already for famous takoyaki but for the 1st time encountered one very rude male staff. One female staff who saw what happened was kind enough to assist and console us. Food was still good but the incident spoiled the...More

Thank MRRG1970
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-10-5 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6212-7381
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