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Real authentic Chinese food! Hidden authentic restaurant in Osaka Namba

DATE: Food/Drink/Chinese cuisine/

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Did you know that…
the Chinese food eaten in Japan is…


…only a fragment of real authentic Chinese cuisine?


There are actually many famous dishes in China that are not well known in Japan.

In this post, we would like to introduce a hidden authentic Chinese restaurant in Osaka Namba.
The overwhelming amount of dishes and reasonable price is sure to take you by surprise.

“Sanwan” a must-try authentic Chinese restaurant in Osaka Namba/Shinsaibashi area 

Picture of food lineup

Outside the building

To find Sanwan, go into the street on the right of the Don Quixote (discount store) in Dotonbori Midosuji. Take the elevator to the third floor of the building and you will find the restaurant!

The interior is very clean, and there are counter seats and tables, as well as Japanese style zashiki seats.
All the seats are placed spaciously so you can relax while eating.
The Chinese style interior design is sure to take you to a whole new world.

≪Wide variety of food≫

It is amazing how many menu items Sanwan provides!
In addition to dishes that are familiar to Japanese people, there are many authentic dishes on the menu that are not as well known.
Just looking at the dishes is sure to make you excited!


≪The amazing volume of food≫

Dishes lineup

All of the dishes come in enormous portions.
Each dish is more than double the normal size, so it should be a satisfying meal for everyone.
You can also order in smaller portions if you want to try out different dishes at once.

If you’re new to Sanwan, try exploring different dishes to find your favorite one!



≪Enjoy Chinese food with the five senses≫

Dry Cuttlefish Hot-pot

Chinese pepper steak
Fish Stew

But what about the taste…?
All of the dishes are addictively delicious.

Even the spicy dishes are not just spicy; they have a deep flavor that will make you reach for another bite.

Chinese Pepper Steak, a well known Chinese dish in Japan, is a cooked to the perfect texture. There are also many non-spicy menu items so that everyone can enjoy!

The gorgeous visual presentation, inviting fragrance, and delicious taste of the food is sure to lure you into the depths of Chinese cuisine.

Each dish brings out the most of the ingredients, making you reach for more and more.


◆What is the secret to making such good food?

Sichuan-style boiled fish

Sanwan makes a point to cook food that is authenticly Chinese.
It is commonly said that the most important element in Chinese cuisine is speed, but Sanwan doesn’t stop there.
The secret to bringing out the best flavor is not only speed but also adding the various ingredients in the correct order.
This order is what makes it possible to recreate the authentic taste.
Try visiting Sanwan for a stomach-full of delicious authentic food.

The “all-you-can-eat” course – with over 100 menu items – is a reasonable choice for parties and eating in large groups.
If you’re in the Osaka Namba area, you should definitely give it a try. The delicious authentic food is sure to give you an unforgettable experience!

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Name of the facility
Chinese Restaurant Sanwan

Daiki Building 3F, 2-4-8 Nishishinsaibashi, Cyuo-ward, Osaka-shi



Nearest station
Namba Station (All lines)▶5 min. walk

Business hours
11:30am - 11:30pm
(Lunch finishes at 1:30pm. Dinner orders until 11:00pm)

Regular holiday

*Accepting most credit cards
*Chinese speaking staff
*Japanese/Chinese menus