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Jul 12, 2011 11:29 AM

Best Japanese Curry in SF???

I've been to Volcano Curry and Muracci's.
Any others?

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  1. Delica in the Ferry Building has meat and vegetarian Japanese curries which are very good.

    1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco, CA

    1. I've heard the JapaCurry truck is pretty good but haven't tried it. I like Muracci's.

      San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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      1. re: Mr_Happy

        JapaCurry serves pretty decent japanese curry seeing as how it comes out of a food truck. Their katsu's are surprisingly crispy and hot (do they allow deep fat fryers in trucks?). I still prefer Murracci's curry for it's actual spice level and freshness, but the wait can be inconvenient. That is what you get for made to order food. Plus I love Muracci's pickled vegies the best.

        Volcano Curry in the Richmond Dist is hardly volcanic. I tried the 2nd to hottest in their spice level and didn't break a sweat... a good testament to something truly spicy is when my nose starts to drip. Dry as a bone. I'd give it another shot and try their "volcanic" which is the hottest choice.

        1. re: Keesey

          The volcano strength made me sweat!

      2. I like Muracci's and Delica.

        1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco, CA

        1. I've never had Japanese curry, what makes it different?

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          1. re: isewinsf

            A sauce that's more like a spiced brown gravy than what you usually think of as "curry". Little fierce chili heat. Oh, and unlike most authentic Thai curries, you can probably make one at home that's much cheaper, quicker, and far superior to any SF restaurant's version. ;)

            1. re: bigwheel042

              Oh yummy! I'll be looking up some recipes then, thanks!!!

              1. re: bigwheel042

                Also it's served over cutlets, usually pork but sometimes chicken and other things. Try Muracci's before you make your own.

                I seem to remember On the Bridge at Japantown serving it too, but I like Muracci's better.

                On the Bridge
                1581 Webster St # 206, San Francisco, CA