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Karim's

168/2, Jha House Basti | Nizamuddin West, New Delhi 110016, India
011 41827871
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Ranked #133 of 4,091 Restaurants in New Delhi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

First time in Delhi, with a friend who used to live in Nizamuddin, so he had to take me to Karim's. Yes, challenging to get into, and small cramped space full of people (always a good sign), service not exceptional, but the food was great. we had seekh kebab, mutton biryani and a couple other dishes. well cooked, well flavoured.... More

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New Delhi, India
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25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Service is certainly not their strong points. The food is also not exceptional, you can have much better in other Karim's. The Karim's at India Islamic Cultural Centre which is hardly 2 Kms away is much better, it's the best Karim's I have been to, in terms of both , food and service.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This outfit has old name but absolutely none of the old time quality. I ordered lamb Raan, afghani chicken and chicken mughlai. Lamb was poorly marinated and was likely cooked fast in tandoor with high burning temperatures. Net result wa meat with no taste and burnt outer shell with uncooked inner core. marination was not done and whole thing appeared... More

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New Delhi, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It was below average for all the food which I had in in Delhi during my trip. I saw a small cockroach on the table and I was really shocked. I am really appalled by the upkeep of the place.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Its a "MUST EAT" place for me whenever I am in Delhi. This is a place strictly for the food. Forget the ambience and the service. The crowded restaurant and the noise level will put you off...but remember..you are here only for the food. For those who love lamb and mutton, this place simply rocks! . The biryani is glorious... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Amazing food, absolutely loved the food. The location is great too, very easy to find as they are on the main road and close to the metro too. The mutton kebabs are to die for and the tandoori rotis are the best. Please try their vegetarian options too, the dal makhani is spot on. I think the food was a... More

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

the food is tasty, i ate chicken mughlai, Jahangir Khorma, lazeez qeema naan. the portions are large and this place is much better than Karim hotel of other areas of delhi. ambiance is very nice

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New Delhi, India
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This was my first time here... have been to the original Karim's at Jama Masjid many a times. I guess they all taste the same these days. Over the years, they have become more commercialised and losing the authentic touch which they one had. Nevertheless, it still beats lot of other restaurants. And I will go back again. Be prepared... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is marvelous! So marvelous that I don't know where I should start from! I especially appreciate the adventurous route to the restaurant. After a walk in a filthy but extraordinary road through a small Muslim quarter , an old building will come in sight ( Forgive the filth, it is ordinary in India ). Just get inside and enjoy... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I've been visiting karim's since childhood. Every trip to delhi was incomplete without karim's. Chicken Burra, brain curry, seekh kababs, chicken jahangiri are some of the dishes which are at their best. I usually prefer going to the jama masjid branch. This time I went to d hazrat nizamuddin 's branch. The food was okay but chicken Burra was a... More

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