Lots of gourmet food! Let’s go out to Toga-Mikita Station!

Gourmet hunting around Toga-Mikita station!

There are many hidden gourmet restaurants around Toga-Mikita Station, which is only 11 minutes by train from Nakamozu Station, home to Osaka's only World Heritage Site! It takes about 30 minutes by train even from Namba, so it is recommended for those who want to go out to find a different townscape from the city. In this issue, we will introduce 4 fashionable gourmet restaurants.

PISOLA Sakai Senboku Shop

Located a 16-minute walk from Toga-Mikita Station on the Semboku Rapid Railway, "PISOLA Sakai Senboku Shop" is a family restaurant with locations mainly in Osaka. Enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in a space filled with a tropical atmosphere.
The interior of the restaurant exudes a resort hotel-like atmosphere, allowing you to forget the hustle and bustle of daily life and savor your meal at a leisurely pace. With spacious table seats, as well as private rooms and sofa seats, the restaurant can accommodate various occasions.
In addition to popular regular menu items, there are also seasonal limited-time menu items to enjoy.

1066-1 Toyoda, Minami-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka
Business hours
11:00-0:00 (last order 11:00 pm)
※Lunch set is available from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm (excluding weekends and holidays)
Regular holiday


Located approximately 12 minutes on foot from the Toga-Mikita Station on the Semboku Rapid Railway, "Café JIKKA" is a hidden gem of a cafe. Its presence, with dimly lit lights welcoming you on your way home, evokes a sense of comfort and relief.

Inside the cafe, you'll find a warm ambiance dominated by brown tones. The owner's kind intention of creating a gathering place for locals of all ages, where they can relax as if they were returning to their own homes, is deeply infused into the atmosphere.

Café JIKKA prides itself on serving "good for the body" dishes. The rice used is pesticide-free rice grown at the owner's family home, and the vegetables are locally sourced. Even the sauces and curries are handmade from scratch, using carefully selected spices. The red bean paste and walnuts used in their desserts are also meticulously cooked from scratch, starting from the raw ingredients.

In addition to the delightful cuisine, Café JIKKA also offers a selection of handcrafted products for sale, including tableware and handmade accessories, personally procured by the owner. It's a pleasure to browse through these handcrafted items while waiting for your meal.

3-1-4 Momoyamadai, Minami-ku, Sakai City, Osaka
Business hours
Tuesday to Friday 11:00 to 18:00 (Last Order 17:00)
Saturday 11:00 to 16:00 (Last Order 15:00), 17:30 to 21:30 (Last Order 21:00)
Regular holiday
Mondays, Sundays, and irregular holidays

En dehors

Located about a 15-minute walk from Toga-Mikita Station on the Semboku Rapid Railway, "En dehors" is a specialty shop for bottled cheese and jams run by a ballet enthusiast. The cute packaging design and elegant taste are popular among customers.
The shop is housed in a white Western-style building with a well-maintained garden that resembles a European countryside landscape. Inside, ballet-inspired interior decor is displayed, making you feel as if you have wandered into a storybook world.
Many of En dehors's flavors are inspired by ballet performances, and each label features a stylish design with a different silhouette of a ballet dancer, making it a fashionable addition to your kitchen or table.
Each cheese and jam is handmade in the shop without using preservatives, thickeners, coloring agents, flavorings, or antioxidants, making them gentle on the body and low in calories.

450-2 Toyoda, Minami-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka
Business hours
Regular holiday

Washoku cafe Uoyone

About 10 minutes by bus from Toga/Mikita Station on the Senboku Rapid Railway, Washoku(Japanese food) cafe Uoyone, with its pop-up fish illustration on the exterior wall, is a Japanese cafe where you can enjoy delicious fish dishes.

The store manager has about 10 years of experience at his family's fresh fish shop. All the fish selected by a reliable connoisseur are superb. The rice is also carefully selected according to the season.

▽Staircase set lunch 1,650 yen / dinner 1,980 yen
The most popular menu of Uoyone, with small bowls arranged in a stepped pattern, is lined with 7 types, including fresh sashimi and deep-fried food. With a menu that changes with the seasons, you can feel the change of the four seasons. Limited to 10 servings per day, so we recommend making a reservation by phone.

103-1 Izumitanaka, Minami Ward, Sakai City, Osaka
Business hours
Lunch 10:00-16:00 (L.O. 15:00)
Dinner 17:00-22:00 (L.O.21:00) *By reservation only
Regular holiday
Sundays and public holidays