Meijiken is a Western Japanese restaurant located in Shinsaibashi. This restaurant serves omu rice (omelet rice), cutlets, curry rice, soups, and steak. There are English menus available, but it does not consist of all the dishes that are on the Japanese menu, and they do not accept credit card. When we were there, there was a waiter that could speak sufficient English.
My sister ordered the omu rice with a chicken cutlet. She enjoyed it; she thought it was delicious. For me, it just tasted like tomato rice and egg. It was decent, but nothing special about it. That is just my personal opinion. The chicken cutlet was nice and crusty outside, but the inside was pretty flavorful.
I ordered the steak set which came with a soup (of your choice), salad, and bread/rice. I ordered the creamy corn soup, which was light and creamy. The salad came with a thousand island dressing. The bread was lightly toasted, fresh, and warm, with a hint of sweetness. I ordered my steak well done; it came with a brown sauce which I was not too fond of; it did not agree with my taste bud. The steak, however, went really well with the two pastes served on the plate – mustard and pepper (I think).
Nearing the end of our meal, my sister was craving something more. So she ordered the beef stew. The stew was hearty and delicious! It was full of flavor. The potato, carrot, and beef pieces were tender. It would go lovely with rice.
The total was around 5300 yen. I would say this is a restaurant worth exploring.
Opening hours: Daily 11:30 p.m. – 21:00 p.m., closed on Wednesdays
Telephone: +81 0665398250
Address: 1 Chome-14-30 Minamihorie, Nishi Ward, Osaka, 550-0015, Japan