Curry wa Nomimono, AKIHABARA

The hot spot for curry, served with an air of spiced aroma.


The name of this curry shop, Curry wa Nomimono (lit. “Curry is something to drink”) is taken from a famous quote by a Japanese entertainer. However, rest assured that the curry here is served as food, not at as a beverage.
The standard dish is “Black Meat Curry”, tender slices of meat, 12 different spices, and a secret ingredient, mascarpone cheese, come together in a dish so good you can even find it served at high-end hotels.
The “Red Chicken Curry” is an Indian style curry with bright notes and plenty of heat. It’s spicy, made with a base of tomato and minced lamb meat.
You can customize the amount of white rice, from small (200g) to super-size (450g) at the same price. There are 10 types of toppings, 3 of which you can choose at no additional fee.


  • a curry shop that’s easy to spot thanks to the yellow signboard and eccentric name.
  • this well-known curry shop has been featured in a wide spread of media outlets .
  • feel free to mix and match your favorite toppings.
  • grated cheese and habanero sauce available on the countertop for you to customize your curry.


  • Examples from the menu

    Examples from the menu

  • The Entrance

    The Entrance

  • The Exterior

    The Exterior

  • The Exterior

    The Exterior


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Name in Japanese
カレーは飲み物。 秋葉原店
Postal Code
1F Kataoka Building, 1-9-4 Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo
No holidays
Business Hours
Lunch 11:00am-4:00pm, Dinner 5:30pm-9:30pm
*Closes once sold out
900yen -1,200yen
(1) 4 min. walk from Akihabara Station (JR Yamanote, Keihin Tohoku and Chuo-Sobu Lines)
(2) 8 min. walk from Okachimachi Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
Credit Cards
Not accepted
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)