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8 Places to find Best Katsu Curry Ever in Tokyo

The Japanese Curry is arguably the most loved dish by the Japanese. They love their curry and experiment with it a lot.

Among these new recipes is the delicious Katsu Curry. On top of regular curry and rice sits “katsu”, a Japanese type of fried chicken breast, seasoned and battered to give an irresistible crunch.

If you are in Tokyo, you might want to visit these places to try this satisfying, volume-packed dish!

Curry House CoCo


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Curry House CoCo is one of the biggest Japanese Curry chain restaurants in Japan. It recently expanded to other countries as well, introducing a global “katsu curry boom”.

They have different variations of curry, you are bound to find your perfect match. For many years now, it is the go-to place for Japanese people when they want a curry fix.

Address: 1-2-12 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
Telephone Number: +81 3-3345-0775
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Estimated Budget: ¥1,000
Most Popular Menu: Curry
English Menu: Yes
Accepts Reservations: Yes
Directions: 5 minutes walk from Shinjuku Station

Go! Go! Curry

If you spot a yellow signage with a gorilla on it don’t be alarmed! It just means that you had stumbled upon Go! Go! Curry. A place where you can satisfy your curry cravings.

Its most popular dish is the “Roast Katsu Curry” which is packed with curry, rice, cabbage, and katsu that is covered with a secret sauce.

Address: 3-18-5 Shibuya | B1F Sato Estate Bldg. New Wing, Shibuya 150-0002, Tokyo
Telephone Number: 81 3-6427-6155
Opening Hours : Monday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Estimated Budget: ¥1,000
Most Popular Menu: Curry
English Menu: Yes
Accepts Reservations: Yes
Directions: 10 minute walk from Shibuya Station

C&C Curry Shop


If you’re looking for something cheap, quick and tasty, then C&C is the place to go.

With 15 regular menus, and a few seasonal ones, you will never feel tired of their taste.

Address: 1-6 Kandajinbocho, Chiyoda 101-0051, Tokyo Prefecture
Telephone Number: +81 3-3518-0025
Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday
10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Estimated Budget: ¥1,000
Most Popular Menu: Curry
English Menu: Yes
Accepts Reservations: Yes
Directions: 10 minutes from Akihabara Station

Ouroji

Ouroji is a small restaurant that offers affordable and delicious food that is perfect for budget travelers.

Its Katsu Curry is different from the conventional type, as the katsu is round and roasted. Because of its size, you will definitely be satisfied.

Address: 1-18-5 Nishishinjuku | B1F, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
Telephone Number: +81 3-3342-5573
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 8:30 pm(Closed on Wednesday)
Estimated Budget: ¥1,000
Most Popular Menu: Katsu Curry
English Menu: Yes
Accepts Reservations: Yes
Directions: 5 minute walk from Shinjuku station

Kitchen Nankai


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Kitchen Nankai serves traditional katsu curry that tastes good and is not too spicy. If you’re looking for a more traditional option, this is the place for you.

The majority of customers that visit this shop are men, but don’t let that stop you from entering.

Address: 1-5 Jinbocho Kanda, Chiyoda 101-0051, Tokyo Prefecture
Telephone Number: +81 3-3292-0036
Opening Hours:
Monday – Saturday
11:15 am – 8:00 pm
Estimated Budget: ¥1,000
Most Popular Menu: Curry
English Menu: No
Accepts Reservations: No
Directions: 10 minute walk from Jinbocho Station

Monsunakku

Monsunakku is a curry shop that has been in business for over 46 years and can be found under the Shinjuku Kinokuniya bookstore.

The rice that they serve here is molded in the shape of a football. They also give you a big serving of curry, which almost overflows the dish.

Address: Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture 10 minutes walk from Shinjuku Station
Telephone Number:+81 3-3352-3052
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday(11:00 am – 11:00 pm), Sunday(11:00 am – 10:30 pm)
Estimated Budget: ¥1,000
Most Popular Menu: Curry
English Menu: Yes
Accepts Reservations: Yes
Directions: 10 minutes from Shinjuku Station

San Marco Tokyo Station First Avenue Restaurant


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A great place for people who like to eat delicious spicy curry.

It is located inside Tokyo Station, convenient for those who are in the middle of travelling and want a quick curry fix.

Address: 1-9-1 Marunouchi | B1F Tokyo Station 1st Avenue, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo
Telephone Number: +81 3-5224-3553
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday,10:00 am – 9:30 pm
Estimated Budget: 1000
Most Popular Menu: Curry
English Menu: Yes
Accepts Reservations: Yes
Directions: Head to B1F of Tokyo Station

Tsurukame Shokudo

The food that is served here taste like homemade Japanese cooking.

For that reason, their katsu curry is very popular. It is reminiscent to many Japanese people of how their mothersttu would make it.

For 750 yen, you can enjoy a hearty serving of traditional katsu curry.

Address: Kabukicho1-15-8, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Telephone Number: 03-3200-2846
Opening Hours:11:00 am – 5:00 am (the following morning)
Estimated Budget: ¥1,000
Most Popular Menu: Katsu Curry
English Menu: Yes
Accepts Reservations: Yes
Directions: 5 minute walk from Shinjuku Station

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