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A selection of 5 curry buns across Japan

A selection of 5 curry buns across Japan

April 27, 2019
Curry buns have a particularly strong following amongst the various types of buns in Japan. However, even curry buns vary considerably from store to store and they are very individual. Here, we introduce some of the best curry buns from around Japan and the 5 stores where you can buy them.

1. Pullman Bakery (Sapporo, Hokkaido)

A popular store run by a baker who won a TV baking competition two years in a row. Famous for its spicy "Danshaku Curry Bun" full of Hokkaido potatoes and crispy on the outside!!

Danshaku Curry Bun 180JPY


Address 北海道 札幌市 西区西町北20-4-10
Directions 宮の沢駅より徒歩3分
Business Hours 8am-18:30pm
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Phone Number +81-11-661-9911
Web Site URL

2. Temma (Tokyo, Kanto)

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A bakery run by the same people who run "Spaghetti House Yomenya Goemon" and "Hoshino Coffee". Curry is perfectly paired with a soft-boiled egg! Take one bite and sense the mellow flavors on your taste buds.

Thick Soft-boiled Egg Curry 250JPY


Address 東京都港区南青山3-8-40 青山センタービル 1F
Directions 表参道駅より徒歩5分
Business Hours 11am-22pm(L.O.21:30pm)
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Phone Number +81-3-6434-0590

3. Boulangerie Bonheur (Tokyo, Kanto)

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A bakery where fresh baked goods are constantly being prepared and fresh baked buns come straight out of the oven every 30 minutes. The most popular item is the "Shiawase Curry Bun", or the Happy Curry Bun, which is how you will feel as soon as you take one bite!

Shiawase Curry Bun 270JPY


Address 東京都千代田区有楽町1-1-2
Directions ・日比谷駅直結 ・有楽町駅より徒歩4分
Business Hours 8am-21pm
Shop Holidays Depends on the Tokyo Midtown Hibiya
Phone Number +81-3-6257-1006

4. Boulangerie Narutoya (Osaka, Kansai)

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Popular well-established bakery in Osaka that has been operating for more than 70 years. The "Higashi-Osaka Rug Curry", using rug as abbreviation for rugby, is a filling bun containing beef and medium-spicy curry! This bun was runner-up in the 2012 "All Japan Regional Bakery Festival".

Higashi-Osaka Rug Bun 173JPY

パン工房鳴門屋 八戸ノ里店(PANKOBO NARUTOYA)

Address 東大阪市小阪3-2-24
Directions 近鉄八戸ノ里駅前北側
Business Hours 7am-22pm
Shop Holidays New Year's Day
Phone Number +81-6-6718-1001
Web Site URL

5. Gratie (Fukuoka, Kyushu)

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The concept is "thanks to the land", from the Spanish words gracias and tiara. The most popular item that continues to attract repeat visitors is their famous "Wagyu Curry Bun"!!

Wagyu Curry Bun 220JPY


Address 福岡県福岡市博多区博多駅南4-1-31
Directions 博多駅より徒歩15分
Business Hours 7am-19pm
Shop Holidays Mon
Phone Number +81-92-474-1232
Web Site URL