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Japanese Curry House

Betio, Republic of Kiribati
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good54%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
17 Jul 2015
“Clean, safe, but leaves something to be desired”
18 Feb 2015
“Cleanest place in Tarawa”
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Asian, Japanese
Betio, Republic of Kiribati
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Japanese Curry House is your safest bet for a good meal if you are in Betio for the day, and they have decent food. The restaurant itself has a nice decor and is very, very clean. As far as the food goes, the Bee Bim...More

Thank bradking15
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The food is good, staff very good. Takes a while to get your emal, but its worth the wait and its a nice place to sit and wait. Good toilet facility, make sure you leave your shoes outside

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

Ate here Not too many curries on the menu Small place on main road near Bari Nice lady in charge Good healthy tasty food Fairly good value Recommended Not too much choice in Kiribati

1  Thank samboDublin
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

I had the fish curry and a plate of sashimi tuna. Both were quite decent, with the sashimi being particularly fresh and tasty. Great choice for lunch. Paid about $20 in total including 2 drinks.

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

This is a well maintained place to eat on Tarawa. The food over all taste was good with good flavors. The have both Japanese and Korean food. The portion size is good for a reasonable price. This is Tarawa after all. They do not sale...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 30 March 2014

NOT fast, but exceedingly tasty. They make everything fresh and you can see them cooking it as well.

Thank nosh1t
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Great Korean Food. One of the few good restaurants on Betio Island. The food tasted excellent. Bring your own beer, however.

Thank ahewitt74
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Restaurants have a difficult time getting all the ingredients in Tarawa as most everything has to be imported. Despite this challenge Japanese Curry House does a nice job on their Japanese and Korean food menu. Not having kimchee in stock was a bit disappointing but...More

Thank NickHobgood
Reviewed 4 February 2013

If you are on Tarawa, this place is worth a visit. Very clean and tidy. Fair selection of Japanese and Korean dishes done well. I found it amazing that a plate of french fries and plate of super fresh "melt in the mouth " sushimi...More

Thank Joe4030
Reviewed 4 October 2012

On a rating scale based on a big city scale, this would be a 'hole in the wall' basic two star place. In Betio, it is four stars. In a renovated house on the ocean side of Betio, it is clean, food is generally ok,...More

1  Thank Sunnyguy61
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  • Address: Betio, Republic of Kiribati
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Republic of Kiribati  >  Gilbert Islands  >  Tarawa Atoll
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