13 Must-Visit Curry Restaurants in the Curry Haven, Akihabara

Publish-date: Nov 24 2017 Update-date: Nov 18 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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13 Must-Visit Curry Restaurants in the Curry Haven, Akihabara

Akihabara may be known for being Japan’s holy ground for otaku and electronic stores, but with over 100 curry restaurants, it is also a top-class curry haven! Akihabara is full of unique restaurants that not only serve up great food, but also have personalities that show-off their Akihabara style. Here is an introduction of 14 curry restaurants in Akihabara that have personalities that shine like their curry!

1. Niku no Mansei Main Branch Yoshoku

1. Niku no Mansei Main Branch Yoshoku

When you think of curry at Niku no Mansei, you will probably think of [Parkoh Curry]. It certainly is a dish that you cannot miss out on! This curry includes a decent serving of beef, and can only be eaten at Niku no Mansei. Enjoy the best of both worlds – pork and beef – in a single dish! The [Kuroge Wagyu Beef Curry] and the extravagant [Double Parkoh Curry] are also both highly recommended. The wooden interior of this restaurant provides guests with a relaxed atmosphere to enable them to fully enjoy their unique Niku no Mansei curry!

Niku no Mansei Main Branch Yoshoku

Open: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm) 4th floor
Dinner 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm) 3rd floor
[Weekdays] Lunch 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 3rd and 4th floor
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Lunch 10:30 am - 4:00 pm 4th floor
Closed: None
Average price: [Dinner] 3,000 JPY / [Lunch] 1,000 JPY
Access: 291 m from Akihabara Station
Address: 2-21, Suda-cho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

2. BENGAL

2. BENGAL

The curries made at BENGAL are neither Indian-style nor European-style. Rather, their flavor is unique to the restaurant thanks to the special curry flour used in all of their curries. BENGAL is actually the longest-standing curry restaurant in Akihabara, with a wide variety of curries including [Dry Eggplant Curry], [Grilled Cheese Keema Curry], and [Hearty Vegetable Curry]. As every curry has its own unique charm, you can’t help but want to visit again and again to try them all! Visitors to Akihabara shouldn’t miss out on eating at this renowned, long-standing restaurant that has a strong devotion to continuously improving its curry.

BENGAL

Open: [Lunch] 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
[Dinner] 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)
Closed: Monday (※If it falls on a national holiday, the restaurant will be closed the following Tuesday instead). Otherwise, irregular.
Average price: 1,001 JPY - 1,500 JPY
Access: 10 minutes walk from Akihabara Station
Address: 3-10-12, Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

3. Soup Curry Kamui

3. Soup Curry Kamui

Soup Curry Kamui is probably the first thing that springs to mind when people think of soup curry in Akihabara. Although the restaurant mainly offers take-out food, customers are also able to eat inside and enjoy the unique Akihabara-inspired interior design. Kamui is the place to experience Akihabara while enjoying delicious soup curry! It is so easy to become hooked on their smooth soup filled with chunky vegetables. The restaurant has a ton of fans due to its seasonal vegetables, curries made in collaboration with Akihabara and so on. Kamui is definitely the restaurant to turn to when you fancy a soup curry in Akihabara!

Soup Curry Kamui

Open: [Monday – Friday] 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm (L.O. 7:30 pm)
[Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 8:00 pm (L.O. 7:30 pm)
Closed: Saturday (if national holiday, the restaurant will be closed the next working day instead)
Average price: 501 JPY - 1,000 JPY
Access: 7 minutes walk from Akihabara Station
Address: 2-12-5, Suda-cho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

4. Go! Go! Curry Akihabara Chuo-dori Branch

4. Go! Go! Curry Akihabara Chuo-dori Branch

Go! Go! Curry’s curries are made by slowly stewing their specially made roux for 5 hours, and then letting it rest to help the flavor mature for 55 hours. This popular curry restaurant that takes pride in its painstakingly made curries is now available in Akihabara! All curries come with a side dish of cabbage, which goes amazingly well with the rich, thick roux. There’s no doubt that you won’t be able to get enough of the curry at this restaurant! All the crispy katsu (fried cutlets) are freshly fried at the restaurant upon order. While this new restaurant has the same great quality cuisine as other Go! Go! Curry restaurants, the Akihabara branch should be celebrated with a customary visit!

Go! Go! Curry Akihabara Chuo-dori Branch

Open: 10:55 am - 9:55 pm
Closed: None
Average price: 501 JPY - 1,000 JPY
Access: 2 minutes walk from Akihabara Station
Address: 1-11-7, Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

5. Indian Restaurant Aarti

Indian Restaurant Aarti is a curry restaurant that pulls in crowds of people! It is located only 5 minutes away from JR Akihabara Station by foot along Showa-dori Gate. Customers can enjoy authentic Indian cuisine in this restaurant’s relaxed atmosphere. The lunch menu consists of very reasonably priced set meals. Customers will surely not be able to hide their surprise when they see the huge size of the naan that comes with their spicy curries! The pilaf-like [Biryani] dish is a popular item on the menu. On top of serving curries, they also have a rich selection of unfamiliar Indian street food dishes and drinks to choose from! Why not see both sides of Aarti – both the bustling atmosphere of lunch time and the authentic Indian street food atmosphere of dinner time?

Indian Restaurant Aarti

Open: [Monday – Sunday] 11:30 am - 3:30 pm (L.O. 3:00 pm) 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: Beginning and End of the Year
Average price: Dinner: 2,000 JPY - 2,999 JPY / Lunch: From 999 JPY
Address: 2F, Oiwa Bldg., 50, Kanda Sakumagashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

6. Cali-Gari Akihabara

The interior design of Cali-Gari Akihabara may appear somewhat like a cafe, but wait until you see the charming curries that they serve up on their plates! Although there are only four items on the menu – [Cali-Gari Curry], [Indian Curry], [Japanese Curry], and [Soup Curry] – customers can enjoy creating a new and unique curry of their very own by choosing from the wide variety of toppings available! The [Cali-Gari Curry], characterised by its thick roux, is only available at this restaurant. The atmosphere of the restaurant transforms into a dining-bar during dinner time, with bar snacks and alcohol added to the menu. If you want to try something new, then this is the place to visit!

Cali-Gari Akihabara

Open: [Monday – Friday] 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm) 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (F.L.O. 10:15 pm / D.L.O. 10:30 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (F.L.O. 10:15 pm / D.L.O. 10:30 pm)
Closed: Beginning and End of the Year
Average price: Dinner: 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY / Lunch: 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY
Access: 13 minutes walk from Akihabara Station
Address: 1F, Okimura Bldg., 3-6-9, Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

7. Tokyo Paradise

Tokyo Paradise is nestled in the back alleyways, at an approximately 10 minute walk away from Akihabara Showa-dori Gate. Their menu is very simple, with only four types of curry – chicken, pork, beef, and dry curry. However, their menu at lunch time is doubled due to their “half-and-half” lunch option. The photograph of the “half-and-half” dish on the menu has so much impact that you can’t help but want to try it yourself! Customers will no doubt become addicted to this restaurant’s unique use of spices. Closed on weekends and national holidays, there may not be many opportunities to visit this great restaurant, but if you do manage to find the right time, it really is a must-visit!

Tokyo Paradise

Open: [Monday – Friday] 11:30 am - 2:00 pm, From 5:30 pm
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: Dinner: 3,000 JPY - 3,999 JPY / Lunch: From 999 JPY
Access: 10 minutes walk from Akihabara Station
Address: 1F, Sanko Bldg., 10-9, Izumi-cho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

8. Karikari

The calming brown and white look of this establishment is so relaxing that it is appears more like a cafe than a restaurant. The popular [Twin Curry] allows customers to try two curries in one serving – a thick and rich beef curry, and a delicate and spicy Sri-Lankan curry. The luxurious tender cartilage in the [Honetsuki Chicken Curry] is very popular with female customers, as it is full of collagen and very easy to eat. Great atmosphere, great flavor, great curry... You can only get this much satisfaction at Karikari in Akihabara!

Karikari

Open: [Monday – Friday] 11:30 am - 4:00 pm (L.O. 3:30 pm) 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm (L.O. 8:00 pm) (until stocks last)
[Saturday] 11:30 am - 8:30 pm (L.O. 8:00 pm) (until stocks last)
Closed: Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: Dinner: Until 999 JPY / Lunch: Until 999 JPY
Access: 9 minutes walk from Akihabara Station
Address: 1F, Fujino Bldg., 1-14-11, Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

9. Curry no Shimin Alba Akihabara Main Branch

The curry and rice at this restaurant come accompanied by shredded cabbage, and everything’s served up in stainless steel dishes. Kanazawa-style curry is the distinguishing feature of Curry no Shimin Alba. It is characterized by its rich roux, mellow sweetness, and the way the spiciness hits you after consumption. The curry is usually eaten with a spork. It is cherished in Ishikawa Prefecture, and can only be eaten at two locations in Tokyo – Kinshi-cho and Akihabara. People of all ages love it, and customers will no doubt become addicted to this rich curry after only one visit!

Curry no Shimin Alba Akihabara Main Branch

Open: 11:00 am - 9:30 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: Dinner: Until 999 JPY / Lunch: Until 999 JPY
Access: 9 minutes walk from Akihabara Station
Address: 3-2-9, Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

10. Club of Tokyo Famous Curry Diners Atré Akihabara

This specialty curry store has made collaborations a reality! Customers can try curry from 5 famous curry restaurants at one single location! Besides these collaborations, the restaurant’s menu is also full of curry, toppings, and other dishes, so it will definitely meet any of your requirements – be it for a casual meal, or when you are incredibly hungry! This restaurant makes the phrase “Our rival is our best partner” a reality! Since it is conveniently located inside Atré Akihabara, customers will be happy to know that it is the nearest curry restaurant to Akihabara Station.

Club of Tokyo Famous Curry Diners Atré Akihabara

Open: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm (L.O. 9:30 pm)
Closed: None (following Atré 1’s closing days)
Average price: Dinner: Until 999 JPY / Lunch: 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY
Access: 1 minute walk from Exit A4 of Akihabara Station on Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
Address: Atré Akihabara 1, 1-17-6, Soto Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

11. Curry Shokudo Cocoro Yodobashi-Akiba Branch

Curry Shokudo Cocoro Yodobashi-Akiba Branch allows customers to experience the taste of Hokkaido at the very heart of Akihabara. The interior of the restaurant is filled with wood to create a warm and calm atmosphere. The [14 Types of Vegetables Soup Curry] is filled with vegetables, and is extremely popular with women. Unique to their Hokkaido main branch, the [Lamb and Vegetable Soup Curry] is also very delicious. Lamb goes amazingly well with the soup! This restaurant is leading the soup curry industry in their hometown of Sapporo, but it is now available for people in Tokyo to try too!

Curry Shokudo Cocoro Yodobashi-Akiba Branch

Open: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
Closed: None
Average price: Dinner: 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY / Lunch: 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY
Address: 8F, Yodobashi Akiba, 1-1, Hanaoka-cho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

12. Busy Bee

Busy Bee is known for the large size of its naan. The restaurant doesn’t even attempt to fit the naan to the size of the plate that it gets served on! Their naan has a great balance of softness and crispiness. The Indian chefs that make the authentic curry at Busy Bee also make [Baked Curry]. This popular menu item comes served piping hot in a gratin plate topped with cheese. It doesn’t look like an Indian dish, but it is something that cannot be missed!

Busy Bee

Open: [Weekdays] Lunch 11:30 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 3:00 pm)
[Weekdays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm (L.O. 10:00 pm)
[Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays] Dinner 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm (L.O. 9:00 pm)
Closed: Beginning and End of the Year
Average price: Dinner: 1,000 JPY - 1,999 JPY / Lunch: Until 999 JPY
Address: B1F, Honmaya Bldg., 1-3-9, Izumi-cho, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

13. La Hore Akihabara Branch

Customers can choose between Japanese-style and Indian-style curry at this restaurant. With so many dishes to choose from – such as [Katsu Curry], [Beef Patty Curry], and [Vegetable Curry] – there is always something on the menu that’ll strike your fancy. Steak and set meals are also on the menu, making it a perfect location for employees to have lunch. The restaurant is open all day, so if you can avoid the busy lunch time period, then you will find it easier to enter the restaurant and receive larger portions!

La Hore Akihabara Branch

Open: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays
Average price: Dinner: Until 999 JPY / Lunch: Until 999 JPY
Address: 1F, Watanabe Bldg., 1-11-6, Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Source: Hitosara (Japanese)

Disclaimer: All information is accurate at time of publication.
Publish-date: Nov 24 2017 Update-date: Nov 18 2018
Author: SAVOR JAPAN

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