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“Iwamura” in Osaka Ekimae 2nd Building

“Iwamura” in Osaka Ekimae 2nd Building

A Popular French Restaurant in a Building Basement

For today’s lunch, we headed to the second floor basement of the Osaka Ekimae 2nd Building to a restaurant called “Iwamura”.
While Iwamura is originally a French restaurant, you can get Western-centric dishes on their lunch menu.
Today we dined on the “Iwamura Deluxe Mixed Lunch.”
Featuring a specially-made stewed hamburg steak, a croquette, and a daily stir-fry special, this menu offering is for greedy eaters!
Today’s daily stir-fry special was pork teriyaki.

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Since it was a stewed hamburg steak, juices from the meat didn’t come out, but its fluffy texture was really good!
We felt a subtle flavor from the topping of sweet tomato sauce, which went perfectly with the hamburg steak.

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The pork-like croquette was packed with plenty of sweetness from the potato, and was delicious straight from the fryer!

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The pork teriyaki was surprisingly light, and the meat was tender, too
The “Iwamura Deluxe Mixed Lunch,” which comes with unlimited refills of rice and miso soup, is 850 yen.

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While it seems like the sort of restaurant that would have a line after 12 PM, I was the first to arrive, right after it opened.
Soon after, though, many customers came in all at once. While it didn’t reach full capacity, I realized how popular Iwamura was!

Information

store Iwamura
Italian, French
tel 06-6341-7665
address B2F, Osaka Ekimae 2nd Building, 1-2-2, Umeda, Kita-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka
Google Map
transport 147m from Kitashinchi Station
opening hours [Mon.-Fri.] 11:30~13:30 [Mon.-Sat.] 17:30~21:00
holiday Sundays and National holiays
http://emunoranchi.com/61
Original(Written in Japanese)

Author

M-saburo
M-saburo

Trying out foods for 20 years. In pursuit of "good value", "bargain price", and "make you happy" lunch, has tried about 10,000 shops. Opened a blog, "M's lunch", in May 2005. On average the blog gets 70,000 daily views. Published "M's lunch: Kansai's BEST 100" by Kodansha in 2009. With the theme of "The charismatic blogger speaks: What do trending shops have in common?", has lectured many times at the local chamber of commerce. Regularly appears in Kansai TV's program "Yo-i Don!", and presents "Good Value Lunch".

http://emunoranchi.com
http://emunodinner.com

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