Osaka Overview

As the third largest city in Japan, Osaka makes a popular destination for travelers around the world. Osaka is known for its great food, and many people flock to the city every year to get a taste. If you are a vegetarian traveling to Japan, Osaka boasts great affordable restaurants to accommodate you.

Top Ten

10.) Indian Restaurant Shama

This charming restaurant is located in Nishi Ward in Osaka city. The entire menu is vegetarian so vegetarian customers can choose freely and without restrictions. Indian Restaurant Shama is very affordable with single orders of curry all under 700 yen. They offer very affordable lunch sets, so we suggest stopping by for lunch. More information can be found here: Indian Restaurant Shama

Address: 〒550-0014 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Nishi Ward, Kitahorie, 1 Chome−3−7 倉商ビル

9.) El Pancho

El Pancho is a Mexican restaurant in Osaka. While the restaurant is not completely vegetarian, they have many options to keep their vegetarian customers happy. The environment is causal, friendly, and fun. They also have live music that is played during the weekend. More information can be found here: El Pancho

Address:  1 Chome-10-1 Shinsaibashisuji, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0085

8.) OrganicRaw8Cafe

Based in Osaka, OrganicRaw8Cafe provides raw, vegan alternatives for people. They have a variety choices for food and dessert options, and there will always be something for everyone. More information can be found here: OrganicRaw8Cafe

Address: 1 Chome-15-33 Nakatsu, Kita, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 531-0071

7.) お粥 SAWA 沢

A tradition Japanese restaurant located in Osaka, Sawa is a popular choice among travelers and vegetarians for good, affordable, and healthy food. While their menu is not exclusively vegetarian, Sawa does offer a good amount of meat-free, and vegan, options. More information can be found here: Sawa

Address: 〒545-0052 阿倍野区阿倍野筋4-20-1

6.) Megumi

Megumi is a completely vegan and gluten-free Japanese-style restaurant in Osaka. With staple Japanese dishes such as okonomiyaki, tempura, ramen. and gyoza, everyone is able to find a dish that they like. More information can be found here: Megumi

Address: 大阪府大阪市北区与力町2-8

5.) Rocca

Another vegetarian Japanese-style restaurant located in Osaka, Rocca  serves different set meals everyday. With big sets for 1000 yen, Rocca offers affordable, and tasty, Japanese vegetarian cuisine. More information can be found here: Rocca

Address: 〒550-0001 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Nishi Ward, Tosabori, 1−6-6 LINKHOUSE Tosabori

4.) Organic & Vegetarian Cafe Atl

Cafe Atl prides itself on serving organic vegan and vegetarian food. The restaurant is small and intimate to create a quiet, welcoming environment for customers. More information can be found here: Cafe Atl

Address: 〒542-0085 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo Ward, Shinsaibashisuji, 2 Chome−1−24 アーバ ネックス心斎橋ビル 2階

3.) Shizen Bar Paprika Shokudou Vegan

This entire restaurant is dedicated to serving vegan food. Their mission is to serve clean, healthy, macrobiotic foods to their customers. There also have a selection of vegan desserts. More information can be found here: Paprika Shokudo Vegan

Address: 〒550-0013 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Nishi Ward, Shinmachi, 1 Chome−9−9 アリビオ新町1F

Vegan spring rolls at Paprika Shokudo Vegan in Osaka

2.) Aju

A small restaurant located in Tokyo, Aju seeks to provide vegetarian foods and desserts. While the menu for lunch is limited, their dinner options are a lot more plentiful with more choices for customers to try. Popular dishes include their vegan okonomiyaki, tofu fish and chips, soy burgers., and their variety of fake meat options. More information can be found here: Aju

Address: 1 Chome-10-14 Nakazaki, Kita, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 530-0016

Vegan meal at Aju

1.) Green Earth

Green Earth’s ideology is to provide healthy food options for people in Osaka. They offer a special “lunch of the day” for an affordable price, and have a variety of options daily including sandwiches, curries, pastas, salads, pizzas, and desserts. More information can be found here: Green Earth

Address: 〒541-0057 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo Ward, Kitakyuhojimachi, 4丁目2−2 久宝ビル1F

Vegetarian pizza at Green Earth restaurant


Green Earth Vegan Restaurant – Hommachi, Osaka