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Curry Shop Hatsukoi Description

Curry Shop Hatsukoi is a specialty restaurant located in Shibuya, Tokyo, known for its unique and creative approach to spice curry and craft biryani. This restaurant stands out from others with its fusion of Sri Lankan and South Indian cuisine, offering a refreshing twist on traditional curry dishes. The menu features a variety of curry options, each bursting with bold flavors and made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. What sets Curry Shop Hatsukoi apart is its commitment to using natural ingredients, free from artificial additives and gluten.

The restaurant's interior is cozy and inviting, with a nostalgic atmosphere reminiscent of a legendary snack bar that stood in the same location for nearly 60 years. As you enjoy your meal, you'll be serenaded by the soothing melodies of Showa-era songs playing in the background. The menu includes a range of dishes, from aromatic and spicy curries to flavorful biryanis made with seasonal ingredients. Don't miss the assortment of side dishes, such as the vegetable-based achar, dal curry, and the spice-infused eggs, which perfectly complement the main courses. Whether you're a curry enthusiast or simply looking for a unique dining experience, Curry Shop Hatsukoi is sure to satisfy your cravings with its innovative and delicious offerings.

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Curry Shop Hatsukoi Overview


1-chōme-17-11 Dōgenzaka, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0043


+81 (0) 3-6416-9503


5 minute walk from Shibuya Station
3 minute walk from Shinsen Station

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-7:30PM
Mon: 11:00AM-7:30PM
Tue: 11:00AM-7:30PM
Wed: 11:00AM-7:30PM
Thur: 11:00AM-7:30PM
Fri: 11:00AM-7:30PM
Sat: 11:00AM-8:00PM

Payment methods


Restaurant Features

Home Delivery

Take-out Available


Stylish Interior

Curry Shop Hatsukoi Reviews

Curry Shop Hatsukoi Google Average Rating



Curry Shop Hatsukoi is a curry restaurant founded in October 2019, located a 5-minute walk from Shibuya Station on the JR Yamanote Line.

This restaurant is popular for its spicy Sri Lankan curry. When I visited the restaurant right after it opened for dinner on the weekend, I was guided to the counter without waiting.

I ordered two types of aigake and homemade lassi.
I asked for the type of curry: spiced rumkeema and medicinal vegetable.

First, let's each have the curry without mixing.

Spiced rumkeema is very spicy and delicious! It still retains the goodness of the lamb, and I'm sure it's a popular menu item.

Yakuzen Vegetables has a gentle taste but is well-seasoned with spices, and is a dish that lets you enjoy plenty of vegetable flavor. It's as delicious as lamb keema!

It's fun to see a different side when paired with each side dish. The best part of Sri Lankan curry is that it's delicious on its own, but it becomes even more delicious when mixed!

At the end, mix everything together and eat it all at once! I gradually felt warm from the core of my body. Then, we cooled down with homemade lassi and paid the bill.

At first, I was a little intimidated by the signboard that looked like a snack bar, but once I entered the store, I was greeted by a delicious ethnic world.

I would like to try the biryani next time!
Thank you for the meal.


I entered the store just before 7pm, the last order on a weekday night. There were no other customers, so I felt a little sorry for the store staff. The store is underground and looks like a renovated snack bar, with a cute and cute atmosphere. It's small, but there are 3 tables and counter seats.

・3 types of cross-cuts 1,500
1 First love chicken
2 coriander shrimp
3 spice rum schema

Even if you increase the variety, the volume will not change.
You can adjust the amount of rice by adding a small portion or paying an additional fee.

Hatsukoi chicken has a strong taste of bonito flakes. I was told that the cilantro shrimp was spicy, but I had no problem with it and it had a sweetness to it. The position is similar to the so-called butter chicken (shrimp) of Indian curry.

Tastes like a Sri Lankan mother who cared about her body.
The spices were strong, but since it was gluten-free, the flavors were all mild.

Paypay available, free wifi available


At Hatsukoi, a curry shop located in Dogenzaka 1-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, you can get 3 types of aigake for 1,500 yen + a large bowl of rice for 50 yen (tax included).

No matter how you look at the exterior, this shop looks like a snack from the Showa era. Feeling anxious, I went down the stairs and entered the store, only to find out that it was actually a curry shop that served edgy spiced curry.

Since I came all the way, I decided to try three types of curry. Hatsukoi chicken, spiced rumkeema, and herbal vegetable dishes all have a clear direction and are very delicious.
And these light curries go very well with slightly hard-cooked rice. The colors are bright and very nice.

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