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The 5 Best Japanese Curry Restaurants Near San Jose

Updated: May 2, 2022

Craving Japanese curry? Head to these Japanese eateries for your next umami fix in San Jose. We assessed both diner and critic reviews, analyzed top sites to determine the best Japanese curry spots in San Jose. Slurp up a delicious Japanese soup curry or enjoy the pork curry donburi at these top spots.

Find the perfect Japanese curry spot

Kizuna Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, San JoseJapanese, $$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Ramen One

Japanese, $$, San JoseJapanese, $$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5


Japanese, $$, San JoseJapanese, $$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Curry Life

Japanese, $$, San JoseJapanese, $$San Jose, West San Jose
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Curry Life

Japanese, Santa ClaraJapaneseSanta Clara
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

We know how tough it is to find the best Japanese curry in San Jose. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 26488 spots across San Jose, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 2325 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Japanese curry

  • A great drink pairing for prawn curry

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for prawn curry can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cold drink, particularly a glass of saffron lassi. This, sweet, cold drink balances the spicy prawn curry.

  • The perfect match for shellfish curry

    When having shellfish curry, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Viognier, a popular white wine.

  • Pinot Noir with your vegetable jalfrezi

    Try coupling vegetable jalfrezi with a red wine like vegetable jalfrezi to balance its spicy and tart flavours.

Factoids about Japanese curry

  • Overpriced, much?

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $2,584 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, curry?

  • For the love of curry

    January is when people in The United States celebrate curry - it is National Curried Chicken Day!

  • A 33,839 pounds feast

    The Culinary Association of Singapore holds the world record for making the curry, an impressive feat considering its weight of 33,839 pounds.

Parking in the area

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