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1035 Arlington Heights Rd,, Arlington Heights, IL
847-640-9554
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A little less than "meh."

Food is not terrible but not really all that good and service is similar. The prices are definitely too high for what you get and the space has bad acoustics which means you can hear people across the room as if they were sitting right next to you. It's nice to have a wholly vegetarian restaurant... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
ShashJa
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Westchester County, New York
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Westchester County, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Food is not terrible but not really all that good and service is similar. The prices are definitely too high for what you get and the space has bad acoustics which means you can hear people across the room as if they were sitting right next to you. It's nice to have a wholly vegetarian restaurant in this area, but... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The restaurant is down the street from our hotel so we drove there for an evening meal. We are vegetarians so we find it difficult ordering at most restaurants. So we reviewed the menu and decided to order the Combination Platter (THALI). The service was warm and friendly, but at $16.95 the Combination Platter was greatly overpriced. The portions were... More 

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Chicago
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My family (with four grandchildren in tow) had our Mother's Day dinner here. The menu choices were superb. As vegetarians, we appreciate being able to order anything on the menu and not have to worry about whether or not there are meat products involved. As an added bonus, vegans can also order dishes with non dairy product substitutions. The portions... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Though they specialize in Indian cuisine, their menu features sections with Mexican, Italian and American food. They prepare each cuisine very well but just know that it all has an Indian accent to it. I think it works really well and creates some great flavor combinations. Also know that it is a vegetarian restaurant. We found the people who work... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Every experience I've had here has been entirely positive. The food is delicious - SO flavorful and unique - and the wait staff has always been smiley and helpful. The decor is minimal and plain but everything is clean. I absolutely loved coming here when I lived in Chicago even though it was a 25-minute drive. Totally worth it. I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I saw on the way and stopped with wife and kid as we were too hungry and vegetarians. We had high expectations from the restaurant as there are very few Indian veg restaurants. We weren't welcomed by any person, after going inside. After a min, a lady sitting on a customers table, lifted her head and said sit any where... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

poor service; very small quantity; charge nickel and dime for example, two teaspoonful onions $1.50; lady serving was rude.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

As a 20-year vegetarian, I'm hesitant to give a below average review to a vegetarian restaurant. But I'm even more hesitant to let vegetarians go into a restaurant without a warning that they may be disappointed. The food and atmosphere of the restaurant is less than mediocre. A microwaved frozen meal would have been equally as good to me. The... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

First, this is a vegetarian restaurant with food made to order. Be patient. Second, try one of the made to order juices. Third, no matter what else you order, try the Indian Nachos but be careful they're spicy! 4. Enjoy!

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I was very impressed with the menu and with the food however the service was very slow. We were there on a Saturday evening and the place was full however it looked like maybe 3 people were working ?! Being vegan I have to say I was thrilled to find the place and to enjoy the meal!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1035 Arlington Heights Rd,, Arlington Heights, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 847-640-9554
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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