Updated: February 13, 2018
0 Bookmark

Magic Spice: The Place To Go For A Healthy Curry Soup In Shimokitazawa, Tokyo

If you want delicious curry with a different twist, Magic Spice is definitely worth the go. Their curries are both healthy and full of flavors that come from their unique blends of spices.

Feel free to follow favy!

Exotic Decor and Awesome Curry

Retina retina p1550782
Walking in, the first exciting thing about Magic Spice is the exotic, heavy-on-red interior decor of the restaurant. It kind of has a comfortable South-East Asian vibe to it. The place is pretty big, with some 70 seats, and it is located a 6-minute walk from the Shimokitazawa Station. This is one of the best curry restaurants in the area. They serve spicy curries that are a lot more liquid than what you'll generally find in Tokyo.

9 types of curries with 8 levels of spiciness

Retina retina p1550743
You get to choose from 9 kinds of curries.
・Chicken(¥1,000)
・Veggi Beans(¥1,030)
・Momo(Nepalese gyoza)(¥1,050)
・Veggi Mushrooms(¥1,100)
・Keema Beans(¥1,140)
・Pork and Fish Stew(¥1,080)
・Beef(¥1,160)
・Hamburg Steak(¥1,160)
・Seafood(¥1,210)

Once you've chosen your curry, you can decide the level of spiciness you want. They have 7 standard choices and a special 8th option that is limited to 5 servings a day. The resto recommends you choose the "nehan", which means Nirvana, level if it's your first try. This one is an extra ¥200.

A healthy and flavorful simmered curry dish packed with veggies

Retina retina p1550752
Why people like this place so much has to do with the curry's soup. It combines a fresh herbal taste that is balanced out by a good level of spiciness. The balance is just right.
Retina retina p1550756
The most popular dish at Magic Spice is the chicken curry. The meat is simmered a long time so the chicken is infused with all the flavors of the broth and is very tender.
Retina retina p1550760
The veggies are really tasty as well. You'll find plenty of peas, carrots, daikons, and eggplants in your bowl. These are simply simmered without being fried, so it makes for a meal on the light side. The entire bowl with the chicken is only around 500kcal.

Customize the taste with three condiments

Retina retina p1550773
Another nice point is that you can adjust the flavor of your dish with the unusual condiments placed at the tables. There is a lemon and lime vinegar (left), a powder with 5 kinds of hot peppers (center) and a fragrant powder mix made from 30 kinds of Indian spices (right).

Lastly...

Retina retina p1550789
Next time you're wandering in Shimokitazawa, why not try this curry restaurant called Magic Spice? You can't miss the storefront!
tabikamome
Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.

Hot Posts!

1

Made In Japan: McDonald's Special Menu Items And Prices

tabikamome
2

12 Must-Try Restaurants in Namba, Osaka

friendofpear
3

10 Things To Do in Dotonbori, Osaka

friendofpear
4

The Ultimate Guide for Coffee Lovers: 12 Recommended Coffee Shops in Osaka!

friendofpear
5

Super Fluffy Pancakes in Tokyo

haru
More Hot Posts

Recommend Posts!

1

Yakinikudon Tadon In Ikebukuro, Tokyo: Awesome Place To Enjoy Some Hearty, Succulent Meat Bowls

favy
2

Need A Stamina Charge? Get Yourself A HUGE Yakiniku Meat Bowl At "Yakinikudon Tadon" In Akihabara, Tokyo

favy
3

"Sushi Izakaya Number.4": Your Dreams Are Made Of This Japanese Cuisine

favy
4

TOKYO Whisky Library - Omotesando, Tokyo : Discover 1,200 Kinds Of Whiskeys!

haru
5

Hokkaido Restaurant Genshiyaki In Bangkok, Thailand For Amazing Cheese Pasta And Incredibly Fresh Fish!

favy

Featured Posts

Spring Season Guide For Japanese Food!

For All Japanese Alcohol Aficionados!

Matcha Matcha Matcha! - Matcha in Japan

More Features

Events

Sakura Beverages Are Back At Starbucks Japan From February 15, 2018!

Feb 15, Thu 〜 Mar 14, Wed

Starbucks New American Scone Caramel Toffee (Yeah it's sweet!)

Jan 24, Wed 〜 Mar 14, Wed

A New Chocolate Pie On The Value Menu at McDonald's Japan! From January 22, 2018

Jan 22, Mon 〜 Feb 28, Wed

More Meat, More Cheese! McDonald's Japan New Limited-Time Burgers!

Jan 10, Wed 〜 Mar 10, Sat

Conrad Osaka Has Just Renewed Its Dessert Buffet And It Looks So Tempting!

Jan 06, Sat 〜 May 06, Sun

Hot Tags!