5 Popular Restaurants With Extra Large Meals Around Shinjuku
There are a lot of great restaurants in Shinjuku, some with extra large meals. If you are eating something, it is always better to eat big meals. Throw every last care away and dig into the extra large meals at these restaurants!
Aug 28 2017 (Sep 09 2020)
1. Moyan Curry [Nishi-Shinjuku]
The curry they serve at this place is gluten-free and thus contains no wheat flour. The slow-cooked sauce takes two weeks to make and tastes really good. You can choose from 7 different portion sizes. You can also choose the spiciness of your curry from a scale of 1 to 20. The picture above is a large size curry with 500g of rice and 300cc of curry sauce.
Surprisingly, the most popular dish is their avocado curry. The thick texture of avocado matches really well with the curry. It is worth a try!
Their lunch buffet is available for 1,000 yen. You can have not only curry, but other dishes such as the okayu (rice gruel) of the day, udon noodles, salad, and more.
[About Moyan Curry]
Opening Hours: (Lunch) 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM (last orders 2:30 PM)
(Dinner) 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM (last orders 10:30 PM)
Access: 3 minute walk from Nishi-Shinjuku Station Exit 1 on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Address: TK Bldg. 1F, 8-19-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
HP: www.moyan.jp/ (Japanese only)
2. Go Go Curry [Shinjuku]
The most popular meal at Go Go Curry is pork katsu curry. Shredded cabbage and pork katsu are laid on top of a rich curry sauce. Served on a stainless plate and eaten with a fork or spork, the curry is known as "Kanazawa curry", which is famous in Ishikawa.
If you really want to dig into a large meal, Major Curry is highly recommended. It is topped with pork katsu, chicken katsu, wieners, fried shrimp, and a boiled egg. You can also add natto and/or a raw egg to it.
You can also go for a simple curry, Go Go Curry, which has no additional toppings. You can choose the size of your curry, from small, regular, large, and of course, extra large.
[About Go Go Curry]
Opening Hours: 10:55 AM - 10:55 PM
Closed: Open all year
Access: 2 minute walk from Shinjuku Station East Exit, accessible via various JR lines
Right by Shinjuku Station's B10 exit, accessible via various Private Rail and Subway lines
Address: Takahashi Bldg. B1F, 3-25-9 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
HP: gogocurry.main.jp/english/public_html/ (English)
HP: www.gogocurry.com/ (Japanese)
3. Kuboyan [Nishi-Shinjuku]
There are 9 different pasta dishes at this restaurant. Their napolitan is the recommended dish. It is a pasta unique to Japan, with soft and thick spaghetti pan-fried with ketchup, peppers, and onion. The regular size of the pasta is 300g, which is pretty big.
You can make it large for just 150 yen! The view of the pasta served on a plate like a mountain is amazing. The nearly endless amount of pasta will make you happy!
If you don't think the large size will be enough, you can make it extra large for an additional 250 yen. It is 600g of pasta, which is double the regular size. The picture above is the Extra Large Garlic Napolitan (650 + 250 yen). It is a great meal when you are extra hungry.
Opening Hours: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM, 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Closed: Weekends, Public Holidays
Access: 1 minute walk from Nishi-Shinjuku Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Address: Nitto Hoshino Bldg. B1F, 8-11-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
facebook: www.facebook.com/スパゲティ屋くぼやん (Japanese only)
4. Oyoyo [Nishi-Shinjuku]
Oyoyo is a restaurant with a retro vibe. The place has no chairs, so you drink and eat while standing - a rare experience!
The popular meal in Oyoyo is their beef steak lunch. It has beef steak (150g), salad, rice, and soup, all for only 590 yen! You can get free refills on your rice and soup. An absolute bargain!
The beef is done medium rare and served with sweet Japanese onion sauce. The meat has a superb texture. Outside of lunch hours, you can still have this lunch dish from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM.
Opening Hours: (Monday - Friday) 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM (last orders 11:00)
(Saturday) 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Closed: Sundays, Public Holidays
Access: 1 minute walk from Nishi-Shinjuku Station Exit 1 on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Address: Seiwa Bldg. 1F, 8-5-8 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
HP: www.ohyoyo.jp/ (Japanese only)
5. Monster Cafe [Shinjuku]
Their signature dish, the Tower Burger, is absolutely outstanding and full of impact. You can choose how many stacks of burgers you want: Quadruple, quintuple, and sextuple. Each burger tastes different, so you can finish eating all the burgers without getting bored of the flavor! Try it for yourself!
This one is super-sized as well. It is called the Monster Big Burger. With a 25cm diameter, 20cm height, and 3.5kg weight, it is literally monstrous. You need to make a reservation to try this out, so be sure to do so if you are up for the challenge!
Other than those huge meals, they have regular burgers, taco rice, popcorn, and salad, so even if you can only eat regular portions, you can still enjoy their food.
[About Monster Cafe]
Opening Hours: (Monday - Saturday) 6:00 PM - 4:00AM
(Sunday) 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Closed: Open daily unless otherwise specified
Access: 6 minute walk from Shinjuku Station East Exit, accessible via various JR, Private Rail and Subway lines
Address: Yoshioka Bldg. B1F, 3-10-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
facebook: ja-jp.facebook.com/Monstercafeshinjuku/ (Japanese only)
That's the full list! Did you find any interesting restaurants? Each restaurant offers huge meals, so be sure to prepare yourself for them! Expect to see a long line of people waiting, as these places are pretty popular.
The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.