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16, Gali Kababian | Jama Masjid, New Delhi, India
011 23264981
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9:00 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Authenthic Mughlai Food

I see a number of negative reviews for Karim's, and that's understandable. People have extremely high expectations from this joint. I've seen people who crave for typical Punjabi Non-Veg. food, like tandoori chicken or butter chicken, but end up at Karim's. Negative reviews are bound to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
TheSlowrover
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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I see a number of negative reviews for Karim's, and that's understandable. People have extremely high expectations from this joint. I've seen people who crave for typical Punjabi Non-Veg. food, like tandoori chicken or butter chicken, but end up at Karim's. Negative reviews are bound to happen! It is important to know that these guys serve an assortment of authentic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

They are serving the best kebabs in Delhi and I can give a written assurance about it. Jehangiri Chicken n Sheer mal is also one of the best. But I do not like their firni n biriyani.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

lunch time so painful. me and my wife went there but staf did not sat us our choiceable table. desert is not very good. biriyani is not so taste. too much high price

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delhi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Karim's is an iconic restaurants no doubt about it and the one responsible for popularising mughal cuisine in delhi. The restaurant is a mixed bag of experiences. They do one hell of a kind Nihari, mutton pasanda and Yello Dal. Every thing else is passable. Their biryani is run of the mill, the kabab's ok, Barra kabab fluctuates between good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

visited karims in march, found it a little hard to find. but locals know all about this place so just ask. found the food and service very good, had the butter chicken, overall very pleasant and would recommend and return if ever was in delhi again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went for the first time and i ordered their special meal which was kababs which were mind boggling. Their services were satisfactory

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent Food, Excellent Food, Excellent Food also good value for money for traditional cuisine. Excellent Food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A very popular and very tasty restaurant in Old Delhi serving some very authentic mughlai and other non veg treats. Reaching the restaurant is in itself a herculean task. But it is worth it. Better for a group of friends.

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The restaurant's Mughlai dishes are the BEST you will ever have. The location is bit disappointing as the lanes leading to the restaurant are very narrow with small vendors covering the area. If you love food do visit this place at least once.

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Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Authentic Mughlai and delicious food, especially the kebabs, korma and biryani both chicken and mutton. If you feel congested here you can try the same at their branch in East of Kailash.

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Additional Information about Karim's

Address: 16, Gali Kababian | Jama Masjid, New Delhi, India
Phone Number: 011 23264981
Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16, Gali Kababian | Jama Masjid, New Delhi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: 011 23264981

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?