Toyonaka City's special product Machikane Meat is a dish using crocodile meat (Made in Thailand). Compared to other kind of meat has higher protein and lower calories. So it is good for health. Tongue part, especially, contains more omega-3 fatty acid which is said to decrease cholesterol and neutral fat, and be effective to prevent arteriosclerosis, myocardial infarction and high blood pressure. As of Feb.24, 2017, seven shops provide Machikane Meat, and more shops are planned to open.
Bureau of Toyonaka "Food" Brand Association ( in Universal Design Promotion Association NPO Corp. ,)
Toyonaka's new specialty! "Matikane meat (meat of the crocodile)" was named after Toyonaka character "Machikane kun".
The origin of Matikane kun 's birth .... 1964 A large crocodile fossil (7 m) was discovered at Osaka University Toyonaka campus (Mchikaneyama Town). There are no examples of large fossils of crocodiles excavated in a perfect form in the past and it is one of Toyonaka 's symbols. "Matsukane kun" was born with this fossil model.
Izakaya Japanese pub
■ Hankyu Toyonaka station (a 5-minute walk)
Japanese bar restaurant
■ Hankyu Toyonaka station (a 1-minute walk)
■ Hankyu Toyonaka station (a 3-minute walk)
■ Hankyu Toyonaka station (a 8-minute walk)
Osaka roasted on a hot plate
■ Hankyu Toyonaka station (a 6-minute walk)
■ Hankyu Hattori Tenjin station (a 3-minute walk)
■ Hankyu Shounai station (a 3-minute walk)