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Japanese: Curry


Caraway Description

Located in Kamakura, Caraway is a hidden gem that stands out among the bustling dining scene in the area. This cozy curry house has been selected as one of the top 100 curry restaurants in the prestigious Curry East Guide for 2023. With a rating of 3.60 based on 951 reviews and a staggering 43,269 saves on Tabelog, Caraway has garnered a loyal following of curry enthusiasts.

What sets Caraway apart is its unique take on traditional Japanese curry, infusing it with aromatic spices like cumin and coriander, giving it a distinct flavor profile. The menu boasts a variety of curry dishes, from mild and creamy options to spicier renditions for the more adventurous palate. One of their standout dishes is the signature Caraway Curry, a rich and flavorful curry served with fragrant rice and a side of tangy pickles. The restaurant's charming interior, adorned with Japanese curry-themed decor, creates a warm and inviting atmosphere for diners to enjoy their meal. Whether you're a curry aficionado or simply looking to try something new, Caraway promises a delightful culinary experience that will leave you craving for more.

Caraway Overview

Address

2-chōme-12-20 Komachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0006

Phone

+81 (0) 467-25-0927

Access

6 minute walk from Kamakura Station

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:30AM-7:30PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: 11:30AM-7:30PM
Wed: 11:30AM-7:30PM
Thur: 11:30AM-7:30PM
Fri: 11:30AM-7:30PM
Sat: 11:30AM-7:30PM

Payment methods

Cash

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Family-friendly

Non-smoking

Stylish Interior

Caraway Reviews

Caraway Google Average Rating

4.4

5

Google
One of the best curry only rue I had in my life. We ordered the beef and cheese chicken curry. Both are good. Lines can be pretty long during the day but around 5pm its ok. Price is also cheap!

Also the small size rice is already 300g

5

Google
One of the few old school curry restaurants left! It was so nostalgic walking into the place, done up retro style. Curry was amazing; you can tell the formula is hand blended from scratch, reminding me of curry I used to eat when I was a kid. All the different types of curries tastes unique, not at all like they came from the same pot and just with different types of meats in them. Menu is simple and straightforward. They’ll advise you to pick the smaller rice size instead of the regular, and I agree! The regular is a whopping 500g! I barely made it through. Delicious, smooth short grain rice with umami rich curry, and a mini salad. That’s it. That’s all you’ll need. Oh, and their prices are really hard to beat. About 730yen per set. Go there for lunch and skip dinner.

5

Google
I found this restaurant by coincidence. The long waiting queue outside and the curry smell was really attracted to me. I suddenly check Google review and decided to queueing. Total waiting was 1.5 hrs till getting in and got serve. The rice portion is allowed to adjust because the set is so completed and quite a lot. There are types of meat in the menu. The curry is so amazing. Meat and curry is perfectly cooked. I was falling in love to this curry rice since the first spoon. Every single mins of wiating in queue is worth for. ❤️❤️❤️

5

Google
We stumbled upon this place due to the long queues and was told Curry is something to try in Kamakura. Had us interested, i mean long queue means something is really good here...right?

The curry was super delicious! Its definitely one of the very best curry I have had in Japan.

The menu ranges for options from cheese, beef, pork, chicken to seafood and even offers a child option with curry. You can tell how much time and effort is made into this as it feels like the ingredients have been braised and cooked in for hours.

I would also recommend asking for the regular/large portion of rice because the curry just compliments with the rice every-time.

All in all, the price of the curry and a tasty soda all under 1300 yen is crazy for the portion given. Strongly recommend coming to this place.

5

Google
One of the best curry in my opinion!!!
Curry and Beef are blended together so well that you can feel the true "beef curry". Topping for cheese and egg only 100 yen each. Highly Recommended

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