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Spice Box

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
2-30-8, Katamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-234-3313
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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“curries” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2-30-8, Katamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Sri Lankan/Indian food freshly prepared by two well trained and experiences chefs from traditional recipes, brought over by the owner, who immigrated to Japan in the 90s; the familiar marvelous taste of a variety of spices and ingredients. Simply delicious!

1  Thank Zuppip
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

CAn definitely say that the food was Indian, unlike some places which use the Indian tag and serve rubbish food .small place but comfy

1  Thank shiv M
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We found this place in Kanazawa on a cold snowing winter evening and it was very good. Currys were full of flavour and all very different. We were a table of 5 and they accommodated us easily. Great location, very good food - samosas were...More

Thank RochelleBen
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This small and unpretentious curry house packs a punch. Owned by a Sri Lankan and staffed by Indians it offers curries from both countries at reasonable prices. Friendly English speaking staff. The curry mixes are made up on the spot to suit your taste. Complemented...More

1  Thank alanrm1946
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Whilst searching for somewhere to eat,we came across this place and dived in straightaway. Good selection of currys and beer as well. Food was freshly cooked and the owner was quite chatty. We asked for spicy and thats what we got,lovely.

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We're used to our curries in the UK and we thoroughly enjoy them. This Sri Lankan curry house served some of the best curry I have eaten in years! You'll need to book because it's a small restaurant. Try the tandoori extra spicy chicken which...More

1  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal. Total price was good around 4000 yen for 2 person meal without drinks. The food was excellent.

1  Thank Grisha E
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A tiny restaurant where you can sit at the counter and watch your food being prepared .- and excellent food it is. Not easy to find: even the taxi driver was initially confused: but well worth the effort, especially if you looking for break from...More

2  Thank kpw60
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The enticing aromas from the Spice Box are a harbinger of the deliciousness within. Like so many restaurants in Japan the Spice Box is quite small. The service is attentive and the food delicious. The Spice Box offers many of the usual stalwarts of Indian...More

Thank alisonsw
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We have been traveling in Japan for a while and it was great to have a different and so delicious food. Chef and the staff were very accommodating. I ordered Vegeterian Thali set menu, comes with samosa, half naan bread and variety of veggie curries...More

4  Thank JananCordell
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-30-8, Katamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Hokuriku  >  Ishikawa Prefecture  >  Kanazawa
  • Phone Number: +81 76-234-3313
Curry and Indian Tapas. Authentic Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine.
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