Known for its nightlife, great architecture and delicious street food, the second most popular metropolitan in Japan, Osaka is a place you just cannot miss. Earlier known as Naniwa, Osaka was once Japan’s capital. One of the most sought after places in Japan and one with a unique culture, Osaka is all about fun and somewhat about history. Moreover the people in Osaka are big time foodies and who doesn’t love a good cup of coffee?! As a result, you would find some really great cafes in Osaka. Japan may be well known for its sushi but one of the things locals love doing is cafe-hopping. So, you know you have options which may confuse you and you might end up at a fancy looking place which won’t live up to what you expected. But we are here to help. Let us help you with the coolest Osaka cafes.
Top 6 Osaka Cafes
Here is a list of the top 6 Osaka cafes. Try any of these or may be all of these and you can thank us later. Read on.
1. Owl Family Cafe
This very cutesy Owl cafe in Osaka is a place you must visit. If you are someone who loves animals and especially owls then this cafe in Osaka is for you. As you enter the place you will be greeted by more than a dozen owls. From fierce looking, big ones to cute and smaller ones you will find all sorts of owls here. Not just that but you will also love whatever you try here. Be it drinks or food, we bet you won’t be disappointed. Also, you will be given special instructions about the do’s and don’ts in the cafe which makes it quite interesting.
Location: 1 Chome-10-13 Tenjinbashi, Kita Ward, Osaka, 530-0041, Japan
Timings: 12 PM-8 PM (Tuesday to Friday); 11 AM-8 PM(Weekends)
2. Cat Cafe Mocha
Cat lovers, rejoice! This quaint, peaceful cafe offers the visitors a lot of interaction with cats and great coffee in a very warm and cosy ambience. This cute cat cafe in Osaka promises you a very cheerful and blissful time. Playing with cats is said to be therapeutic and this cafe lets you indulge in that in the best possible way. Not just that this cafe also offers great coffee, as the name itself says ‘mocha’ and amazing food in a wood lined space and we bet you will get the best kinda vibes here. Vibin’ and thrivin’ just got real. Cuddle and play with these cute balls of fur and make friends for a lifetime.
Location: Osaka, Chuo Ward, Higashishinsaibashi, 1 Chome−18−11 LIBERTY
Timings: 10 AM-10 PM (everyday)
3. Maid Cafe & Dining Bar Milk Cafe
This very popular maid cafe in Osaka is not just another maid cafe. This place in addition to its alcohol menu has a very unique food menu which is not very common in maid cafes. Add to that a full fledged bar. That is Maid Cafe & Dining Bar Milk cafe. This cafe serves the most delicious French toast you will find in Japan. With its quirky and dimly lit interiors and giving a very warm and cosy vibe this place will become your instant favourite. You will simply love everything about this cafe. From food to drinks and service to variety, this place has everything.
Location: Osaka, Naniwa Ward, Nipponbashi, 5 Chome−12−3
Timings: 12 PM-2 AM(Monday to Saturday); 12 PM-11 PM(Sunday)
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4. Lilo Coffee Roasters
Japan is a country where every other place offers over-roasted coffee and in such a country finding a place that offers lightly roasted brew is outstanding. This cute little cafe just outside Amerikamura offers the best coffee in town and coffee lovers will have a great time at this place. One of the best cafes in Osaka, the place’s owner himself roasts the coffee beans and has dedicated himself to serving the best coffee to his customers. If you are looking for the best coffee place in Japan we suggest you to try out Lilo Coffee Roasters. You won’t be disappointed.
Location: Osaka, ChMMuo Ward, Nishishinsaibashi, 1 Chome−1−10-28
Timings: 11 AM-11 PM (Monday to Friday and Sunday); 11 AM-9 PM(Saturday)
5. Gudetama Cafe
Located on the seventh floor of the famous shopping centre, HEP FIVE, the Gudetama Cafe in Osaka is a theme based cafe filled with drawings of Gudetama in many poses. You can eat sitting next to a Gudetama plushie and enjoy. But this cafe is not just about the decor. Every dish served is a reflection of the lazy character of the shop’s protagonist, Gudetama. Also, the food is scrumptious.The dessert menu is elaborate and you have a wide range of options. From Gudetama Mont Blanc Pudding to Amayakashite Castella Anmitsu Set, you will find everything here.
Location: Osaka, Kita Ward, Kakudacho, ５−5−15 HEP FIVE
Timings: 11 AM-10 PM
6. The Pie Shop
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A one of its kind cafe in Osaka, The Pie Shop is the trendiest and newest Osaka cafes. The lattes and iced matcha you would get here are unbeatable. Another interesting fact about this cafe is that it only serves American-style pies. Imagine the confidence it takes and now think about how delicious they would be! You can choose from the many flavours they offer salted caramel, strawberry balsamic and salted honey pie being some of the variants. This place with its steampunk interiors and neon lights is very vibrant and gives out very cosy vibes.
Location: Osaka, Chuo Ward, Nishishinsaibashi, 1 Chom
Timings: 11 AM-7:30 PM(everyday)
WIth so many cafes to explore and such a wide range of options to try out, Osaka is a great idea. We are sure these cute cafes with their amazing menus and cool interiors would have excited many of you. Don’t let that excitement and charm go away. Feed it the best at these cutesy osaka cafes and have the time of your life. Along with this check out these amazing customizable options for a trip to Japan
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