Okonomiyaki Chitose (お好み焼きちとせ)
Okonomiyaki Chitose is a small local restaurant specialized in the Osaka's soul food called "okonomiyaki". It is a savory pan-fried cake (also known as Japanese pancake). The batter basically consists of eggs, flour, shredded cabbage, and other ingredients such as seafood and meat are added. After being cooked on an iron pan, the sweet and savory sauce, mayo, and other items are topped on the okonomiyaki.
The fact that the staff are super friendly and can speak English makes the restaurant even more famous for travelers from all over the world. They will welcome your visit too! Do you want to add a pin to the map?
3 minutes walk from Doubutsuen-mae station.
5 minutes walk from JR Shin-imamiya station.
They have a variety of okonomiyaki and other dishes like yakisoba (fried noodles) and sobameshi (noodles and rice fried together). All the menu items are priced reasonably, under 1000 yen. It is also very entertaining to watch the dishes being cooked in front of your eyes.
Here are some recommended menu.
Okonomiyaki with pork (550 yen)
Their okonomiyaki is very flavorful and fluffy. All the ingredients just blend perfectly together. You can also choose to add seafood.
Modan yaki with pork (700 yen)
Modan-yaki is a type of okonomiyaki which is topped with a fried egg.
Yakisoba with seafood (750 yen)
The fried noodles dish is also a must-try. The savory flavor and a light sweetness are so addictive.
If you have a chance to go to Osaka, you should stop by Okonomiyaki Chitose and try the delicious popular dish in Osaka. You will love the dish, and also the atmosphere and staff!