These Food Souvenirs From Osaka Are Perfect for Anyone With a Sweet Tooth

Time to give in to your guilty pleasure!


Many department stores and shopping malls in Japan are home to shops that sell some of the best-tasting and most Instagram-worthy food souvenirs. Need proof? Well, the Kansai Walker team visited several of them and rounded up their top choices from the shops.


Keep scrolling below to find out which of the stores and sweet delicacies made the list!


10 Baked Sweets


Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse’s 10 Baked Sweets (¥3,240)


The famous French chef, Alain Ducasse, opened his store for the first time in the Kansai area. The shop's baked sweets, made with carefully chosen cacao couverture, are only available in Japan. Six types of treats are sold at the shop including financiers and brownies.


Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse Daimaru Shinsaibashi Branch is located at 1-7-1 Shinsaibashisuji, Chuo District, Osaka City. The shop is open from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. while the restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. It is connected to the Subway Shinsaibashi Station. You may contact them at +81-6-6271-1231.


The Chocolat Couture


The Chocolat Couture (6 pieces/¥1,200)


The product is a collaboration between Hankyu Umeda and the popular sweets shop. Two types of cookie sandwiches covered in milk chocolate are inside—rich hazelnut cream and sweet and sour strawberry sauce.


The packaging of The Chocolat Couture


As the shop’s name suggests, the store’s setting is reminiscent of a tailor’s.


The Tailor is located at 8-7 Kakuda-cho, Kita District, Osaka City. It is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (until 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays). It is right by the Umeda Station. You may contact them at +81-6-6361-1381.


Mount Baum Brownie


The Mount Baum Brownie (¥1,000) is available until February 18, 2020 only.


The brownie has the moisture of layered Baumkuchen and the rich taste of chocolate. Cocoa, made in Switzerland, is inside the batter, which gives it a nice flavor and a slight sweetness.


The packaging of Mount Baum Brownie


Nenrinya Hankyu Umeda Main Branch is located at 8-7 Kakuda-cho, Kita District, Osaka City. It is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (until 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays). It is right by Umeda Station. You may contact them at +81-6-6361-1381.


Cube Series Minoh Danish


Cube Series Minoh Danish (¥583)


The store sells about 1,400 pieces of this popular product a day. Its batter is made with non-artificial flour, made in Japan, and butter. You can choose to enjoy it as it is, toast it, or make a sandwich out of it.

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The packaging of Cube Series Minoh Danish


Minoh Danish Sato Kaede Daimaru Umeda Branch is located at 3-1-1 Umeda, Kita District, Osaka City. It is open from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. It is right by JR Osaka Station. You may contact them at +81-6-6343-1231.


Fuyu no Fukiyose Hanabira Yuki Little Box


The Fuyu no Fukiyose Hanabira Yuki Little Box (¥3,900) is available until February 29, 2020 only.


Some of the shop’s sweets are seasonally limited products. One of them is a 12-item set containing cookies with snowflake designs, star-shaped icing cookies, coffee-scented sables, and more.


The packaging of Fuyu no Fukiyose Hanabira Yuki Little Box


HIBIKA Hankyu Umeda Main Branch is located at 8-7 Kakuda-cho, Kita District, Osaka City. It is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (until 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays). It is right by Umeda Station. You may contact them at +81-6-6361-1381.


Chocolate Cheesecake


Chocolate Cheesecake (¥680)


The sweets shop by Fabien Berteau, who was chosen as the best pâtissier by Gault Millau, has opened its first store in Japan. Four kinds of cheesecake, combining hi-cacao and cheese, are available here.


The packaging of Chocolate Cheesecake


ADDICT CHOCOLATE FABIEN BERTEAU is located at 4-20 Ofuka-cho, Kita District, Osaka City. It is right by JR Osaka Station. You may contact them at +81-6-6372-6300.


Biscuit Chocolat with Cacao Nib


Biscuit Chocolat with Cacao Nib (4 pieces/ ¥1,080)


BAKE’s
new shop, Chocolaphil, is known for selling sweet treats made from premium gateau chocolate. One of their popular products consists of biscuits filled with caramelized cacao nibs. Gateau chocolate is then added to this product to achieve a creamy, mousse-like mouthfeel.


The packaging of Biscuit Chocolat with Cacao Nib


Chocolaphil Daimaru Shinsaibashi Branch is located at 1-7-1 Shinsaibashisuji, Chuo District, Osaka City. The shop is open from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. while the restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. It is connected to Subway Shinsaibashi Station. You may contact them at +81-6-6271-1231.


Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Kansai Walker™ (8 December 2019)


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