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La Piccola Cucina

2-4-3 Nambanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0011, Osaka Prefecture
+81 90-8160-3721
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
23 Aug 2015
“Secret jewel in Osaka”
28 Sep 2014
“What a joke!”
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2-4-3 Nambanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0011, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We had dinner in la piccola cucina two times during our stay in Osaka. Gen is an amazing host and a really good chef. We ate noodles, gyoza, sushi and sashimi and all was really perfect! To be mentioned also a very good tiramisu'. Thanks...More

Thank aro1970
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Visited denden Town and then decided to try this place based on the other reviews. No italian food at all and this restaurant has nothing to do in this ranking. A terrible place to be avoided!

Thank Hyuand
Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

We went at lunch. Only 3 types of curry rice is available. Nothing else. We came because we saw other positive review. Quite disappointed.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

Looking for something a little different on our last night in Osaka and inspired by Trip Adviser we visited La Piccolo Cucina. Despite the website saying it was closed early on a Sunday, we took a punt and had the hotel ring to secure a...More

Thank WestMelbTraveller
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Very nice little cosy place, some italian flavors made in Japanese way....Try the Tuna grilled with lemon just fantastic, the sushis, the chicken teriyaki or the pasta...everything is good. Place to go if you are around. Nice choice of wine.

Thank soserge
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Normally I wouldn't go to an Italian restaurant in Japan given the wonderful Japanese cuisine and limited time. However I made the exception because this was highly rated on tripadvisor. I thought the food was average to good, sort of Watami style (Japanese restaurant chain)...More

1  Thank HKFoodie
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Perfect place, perfect location, Gen is super, food is wonderful! Very good value for money!!!! Fast service!!!

2  Thank 747Heavyy
Reviewed 27 March 2013 via mobile

We went there late ( 21 ) and thought he was closed because it stod 6pm-9pm, but Gen told us he put it up just in case he don't want to work late. He is very welcomming and funny. We just asked if we could...More

1  Thank SJord
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

If you want the Best dining experience in Osaka, visit Gen. And go no where else. Food: The genius chef prepares, with amazing efficiency at that, the most delicious dishes you can hope to have. The variety, the freshness: unbeatable. Ambience: cozy, clean, friendly and...More

Thank LeoMarwin
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Gen San the owner, coock, Friend is always available he runs a family business in a family mode that lets you always feel welcome! You get great food and drinks! He cooks Japanese but also great Italian dishes: pasta Galiotto e igloo, matricuanaoutstanding is his...More

Thank Nati442
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4-3 Nambanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0011, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 90-8160-3721
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