Looking for a place to eat during NYAF weekend?

If you’re in town for the New York Anime Festival, and you have a desire to try some authentic and tasty Japanese food at a reasonable price that is relatively close to the Jacob Javits Center, I would highly recommend Go Go Curry.

Originally a chain of restaurants from Japan, Go Go Curry serves large portions of Japanese-style curry. Last year, it opened its first store abroad right here in New York City.  Located on the 38th St in Manhattan on the corner of 8th Ave (the Javits Center is at 34th St and 11th Ave), if you haven’t tried Go Go Curry before, I really recommend that you do, especially those of you who like characters who like curry, as this will give you a clearer understanding of their beloved cuisine. Also their mascot is a gorilla named Gorry. Their other mascot is Hideki Matsui of the NY Yankees.

Go Go Curry’s curry is a little different from the norm, with a strong and robust flavor. It’s also made with pork all the time, so avoid it if you cannot eat pork or meat in general.

If you’re looking for something a little more upscale, but not necessarily Japanese, on that same block is a place called Djerdan Burek, which serves Balkan food.

7 thoughts on “Looking for a place to eat during NYAF weekend?

  1. The thing with 55Curry is Hideki Matsui. If you care about baseball or Japanese culture (well, dur) then it’s definitely a place to visit in midtown.

    I recommend, if you’re going with a friend, to split a grand slam; you get a piece of all the protein they offer at a reasonable price.

    The curry they serve is probably as authentic as you can get from a fast food joint. It’s a regional recipe that you’d be hard pressed to find anywhere else outside of Japan.


  2. Actually after hearing someone mentioning GoGo Curry on the anime New York Anime Festival forums and now Ogiue Maniax mentioning it is all I really want to go there after work tomorrow. Apparently on the 5th, 15th, and 25th you get a free topping so it seems the best time to go.

    You broke me down Ogiue Maniax.


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