Osaka Trading Co.

4.6
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181 Reviews
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$41 to $100
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Japanese
Located at the Tramsheds food precinct in Forest Lodge, Osaka Trading Co. focuses on modern Japanese and ramen. The restaurant’s bar offers house and classic cocktails, Japanese beers and sake, wine, and Japanese and Scotch whiskies.

Our lunch menu comprises ramen and donburi rice bowls from 11.30am with an all day menu available until dinner from 5:30pm - 9:30pm with a larger a la carte menu.

Osaka Trading Co. is a modern Japanese restaurant & bar from the owner-operators of Surry Hills small bar Tokyo Bird and Haymarket cocktail bar Banchō.
What 181 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.6
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4.4
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4.2
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Nikki
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as always, really miss the old menu & drinks though! The salmon was amazing but we specifically booked just for the sliced beef w mashed potato and the old scallops. Still a 10 /10!

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cloe
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was fantastic! Maybe lowering the prices of some cocktails though?

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OpenTable Diner
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great variety and food was superb! Definitely will be back again.

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Althy
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

reasonably priced food, came out quickly. Wasn't busy at the time which was good for our toddler.

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WatfordGeek
Sydney / NSW
17 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Love this place. Fabulous food and friendly service.

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JonS
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Excellent food, relaxed friendly service and pleasant atmosphere.

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AnthonyL
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Underrated no nonsense Japanese that I have never had a bad meal at

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JackiS
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Great service. Highly recommended!

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AndrewJ
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and very friendly service. Definitely recommend

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TRamsheds
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We celebrated a birthday there on Thursday night. We loved the soft shell crab buns, MUST have - delicious! Every thing else, I would rate it 3.5 out of 5. I think there is room for improvement, pricing could be 10% lower and a few more choices on the menu

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GarethJ
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

A lock down lunchtime meal for a 21st birthday - nice and quiet as expected. Friendly service, loved the Osaka Pale Ale, excellent kingfish and gyoza's. Good ramen but different from the ramen I experienced in Japan recently. Recommended

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AbbeyP
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ramen was good but my recommendation, if you're choosing between more starters and ramen, is get more starters. They are all seriously delicious! The staff were also so lovely, really great service. I definitely recommend and will be back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and food.

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LucilleR
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly staff, amazing food. Great atmosphere. Will be back.

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ChrisK
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience5

The location and ambiance was fantastic but for a restaurant that has its main as ramen... It was surprisingly lacking in flavour. The salmon sashimi entree was tasty (although didn't realize it would be coated in sesame oil) but was overall very disappointed because of my ramen.

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ChristopherV
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great selection of food. Service was fantastic. I’ll be back again

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AnneD
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had the shashimi which was lovely - scallops a little disappointing but ramen was delicious - just the right Spiciness!

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MargotG
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, wonderful food! One of my favourites!

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Natalie
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and nice sErvice. We will be back there again

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Vicki
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food is always amazing when we dine there but on this occasion my friend and I both felt rushed from the time we got there. We had an 8pm reservation and they weren’t that busy so I think they were trying to close up earlier. Regardless the pressure of speeding us up ruined our evening especially as we were there to celebrate my friends birthday. It wouldn’t turn me off going there again but I would definitely book an earlier sitting.

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ChristineA
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great Karaage Chicken. Not a great variety on the menu but the food was fresh and well prepared.
Service was very attentive and accommodating.
Would go again.

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Tezzie
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

The highlight for me was the miso eggplant, scallops, fish and broccolini. Other food was good. My daughter enjoyed the ramen. Service was very polite. Brought the wrong beer but fixed it immediately.

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BobbyM
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The gentleman who served us was very professional. We showed up 30 min early and he was able to accommodate us immediately. Very impressed. The food was very delicious. Will definitely back back!

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BelindaC
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Food cost less if you had bought straight from menu, food was very bland..very dissapointing for such a special night

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Kaela
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

I mentioned I was gluten and dairy intolerant in the booking but staff didn't acknowledge the note. Also that was was my birthday and nothing was mentioned. Not much point in leaving a note. Food was delicious, though!

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Felix
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

By far one our favourite restaurants, not only in the Tramsheds, but in Sydney. Excellent casual dining, with delicious food. The Barramundi is a stand-out dish. Our very young kids love the food too and are made to feel welcome, even though they’re not the target demographic.

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AndrewL
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Some fine Japanese food and appreciation for Sake and Whisky made for a lovely evening. Well staffed with pleasant, knowledgable people too.

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Bulldoug
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Well worth the light rail. Traditional Japanese - loved the Sashimi, Gyoza and wild mushrooms. Prepared fresh. Also loved the iced teas with gin. Highly recommended

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ChristinsB
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Enjoyed my first meal at Osaka, service was great! The scallops were delicious as well as the miso eggplant.
Will return to try other items on the menu!

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SantiagoV
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing food in a lovely place and service was great

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Meagan
Sydney / NSW
4 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Family birthday celebration

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OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always good food and service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

this is the first time my friends and i had lunch here and it's absolutely disappointed! we ordered chicken rice bowl and pork ramen anf they both too salty and overcooked. We better just have $9 ramen in Regent foodcourt next to event cinema. they make a much better ramen and rice bowl. Sadly we would not come back or recommend to anyone.

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RoshanS
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing, delicious food, would definitely come back again.

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ZoeL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

delicious delicious delicious cocktails! if you like umeshu, yuzu and plum wine, this the place to be! (oh and Japanese whisky)

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Stephen
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice place. Good food and service on a busy Mothers Day.

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MareeL
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great food and service, staff were very accommodating

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nohe812
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was amazing! The service was attentive, but not overly intrusive. The food was delicious, well prepared, and well presented. I hope to return someday!

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MerrieC
Canberra / ACT
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

My daughter enjoyed her Karaage rice bowl but my ramen was very bland and watery not the rich broth ramen should be. The service was friendly but I received my meal about 10 minutes before my daughter got hers.

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Innerwestie
Sydney / NSW
3 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Loved it, food was fantastic. Very busy evening for just 2 team members serving, loved it though and they did very well. Thank you

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Osaka Trading Co. offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (02) 8880 0717.

Osaka Trading Co. is rated 4.6 stars by 181 OpenTable diners.

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