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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, 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
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Well, Karim Need no introduction, a long lasting name, more famous for the spices they use, it's been said, it is more from the preparations of Royal chefs during the time of Mughals, well if we talk about present, it is a successful name across Delhi, were they have small outlets in various... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Ravti23
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Jaipur, India
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Jaipur, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Well, Karim Need no introduction, a long lasting name, more famous for the spices they use, it's been said, it is more from the preparations of Royal chefs during the time of Mughals, well if we talk about present, it is a successful name across Delhi, were they have small outlets in various locations across Delhi. They are more famous... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has one the best kababs and i am really fan of mutton yakhni . I usually take my time and visit this restaurant when i am in delhi and my experience is always very nice

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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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New Delhi
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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?