“Kitashinichi Tempura Bonji is located in Kitashinchi, the busiest district in Osaka. Head chef Mitsuhiro Okawa studied at innovative restaurants and yakitori restaurants in Osaka, including Kyoto “Kyoto Cuisine Maruta”. And then entered the affiliated restaurant Osaka “Kushikatsu Bon”, which won one star for 8 consecutive years. After that, he was selected as the head chef of the new restaurant “Kitashinichi Tempura Bonji”, which opened in October 2019.
“Kitashinichi Tempura Bonji” is the tempura version of “Kushikatsu Bon”, which serves various kinds of tempura, unlike classic tempura restaurant. You can enjoy an unimaginable combination of tempura. The restaurant uses different kinds of oil depending on the ingredients, different for meat and for fish. For example, "black Japanese beef fillet chateaubriand", which is served at “Kushikatsu Bon”, and fresh seafood which is served at high-class sushi restaurants, are used for tempura. In addition, toppings such as roasted brand duck "Kawachi Kamo" on top of the fried fruit, will impress the gourmets. The specialty is a luxurious dish topped with tuna purchased directly from Toyosu’s “Yamayuki”, a leading tuna wholesaler.
There are 5 types of champagne carefully selected by the sommelier, 10 types of red wine and 5 types of white wine. The sake is purchased from the sake shop “Sakasho Yamada” in the sake-producing area of Hiroshima, and served in small bottles to emphasize freshness. It is popular because you can enjoy a variety of sake in small portions. There is a kitchen in front of the L-shaped counter with 10 seats and a window behind it. The restaurant has an open atmosphere which is rare in the downtown Kitashinchi. Arita-ware from Saga Prefecture accounts for 90% of the total dinnerware.
“Kitashinichi Tempura Bonji”, where you can enjoy tempura prepared with the best ingredients, is recommended for dining with family, friends or colleagues. You can relax and enjoy the night view from the counter. Also, overseas guests will be able to experience "Japanese tempura" as Japanese culture.
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A 1-minute walk from "Nishi-Umeda Station", Exit C-92 (Osaka City Subway Yotsubashi Line)
A 3-minute walk from "Kita-Shinchi Station", Exit 11 (JR Tozai Line )