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Starbucks & Tsutaya Bookstore in Dotonbori, Osaka

Transformed into a global icon, Starbucks has become a familiar sight not only in Korea but also in Japan. In the heart of Osaka’s main tourist destination, Dotonbori, you can find a Starbucks that stands out from others—it is located in collaboration with Tsutaya Bookstore, making it a remarkable place.

“Starbucks Store in the Center of Dotonbori, Osaka”

The Starbucks in Dotonbori is situated just across the iconic “Kani Douraku” sign, a symbol of Dotonbori’s attractions. This Starbucks is a two-story establishment, featuring a relatively spacious interior.

“Collaboration with Tsutaya Bookstore”

What sets this Starbucks apart from typical ones is its collaboration with Tsutaya, a renowned Japanese bookstore. Throughout the store, you can explore various books from Tsutaya’s collection. Even on the first floor, you have the opportunity to peruse Tsutaya’s books, and the second floor offers a dedicated space for exploring a wide range of literature.

“Extended Operating Hours at Dotonbori Starbucks”

The Starbucks in Dotonbori has extended operating hours compared to other Starbucks locations. Given that Dotonbori is bustling with tourists until late hours, the café seems to accommodate guests well into the night. This Starbucks opens its doors at 8:00 AM and operates until 4:00 AM the next day. With only a 4-hour closing period, it practically remains open throughout the day, catering to visitors enjoying the vibrant nightlife in Dotonbori.

“Starbucks Souvenirs”

Some people collect tumblers from different Starbucks locations as a hobby during their travels. At Dotonbori’s Starbucks, enthusiasts of such collectibles can find uniquely Japanese-themed tumblers for purchase.

“Power Outlets Available at Starbucks”

Unlike typical cafes in Japan, Starbucks provides power outlets and USB ports for patrons. Generally, public places in Japan discourage the use of electricity, but Starbucks makes an exception. On the second floor, you can find spots where you can charge your electronic devices. Thanks to this amenity, you’ll likely encounter people working on their laptops or charging their phones.

“Starbucks Store in Dotonbori, Osaka”

  • Address: 1 Chome-8-19 Dotonbori, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0071, Japan
  • Phone: +81 6-6214-5130
  • Website: Starbucks Japan
  • Operating Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 AM (next day)