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Darbar India

1070 Main St, Branford, CT 06405
(203) 481-8994
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Ranked #26 of 128 restaurants in Branford
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 16, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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28 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
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English first
East Haven, CT
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We've been to Darbar many times in the past 5-6 years and the food was always consistently good, well spiced and fresh. We looked up the menu online and the new owners were boasting about the menu remaining the same. We ordered take out, brought it home, anticipating a wonderfrul Darbar experience. Unfortunately, we were quite disappointed. The chicken korma... More

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Woodbridge, CT
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97 reviews 97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My husband and I have come to this restaurant for more than 15 years off and on, and recently had dinner here after a hiatus for about 2 years. There is new management.owners, and this review is based on a comparison of "the old" and "the new." Menu is the same as the last time we came here, however the... More

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Guilford, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Clean restaurant. Nice offerings on the buffet, including soup and dessert at a very reasonable price.

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new jersey
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96 reviews 96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stumbled upon this place as we were passing the area. I am Indian myself and i was surprised to find this place. We were there for the Sunday lunch buffet. The food was fresh and tasty. I would surely go back again if passing the area and hungry.

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

my family comes here at least monthly plus we get take out also to bring home. the staff is attentive and know my family so well that we don't even need menus. the chicken tikka masala is the best around. excellent special nan bread. We pretty much all of itand we often go to the buffet to try new things.... More

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Saginaw, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I am in Branford for work and found this Indian restaurant here on Trip Advisor. Best choice I made all week. I had the vegetarian sample platter. Enough for two. And so very delicious.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This is my second visit to Darbar India. The first time I ordered the non-vegetarian sampler. What a lot of food! It was a great assortment of items to try. The chicken soup was delicious! I tried a mango smoothie type of drink that was delicious -like a dessert! This second time we went on a Saturday and they had... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We've been to Darbar perhaps 25 times over the years, but we tend to get pretty much the same dishes each time - so tonight we decided to order dishes we have never had before - and it was one of the best meals we have ever had! Good value, excellent service, and a great location. Highly recommended!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My family and I had a fabulous Father's Day buffet lunch. The restaurant was elegantly set up with attentive service. The buffet had a nice selection of Indian dishes and labelled accordingly. Thats a great help when you're not familiar with the cuisine. Everything was fresh and refreshed quickly when they got low. The wait staff was pleasant yet gave... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

A great place to eat in Branford. Nice selection of different indian foods for their buffet.I especially like their chicken dishes and the nan bread.

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