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1944 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239-3607
941-954-4444
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 24
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful variety of food

Something for everyone on an extensive menu. Some items highly spiced in the Indian section but still very tasty. Cam with a large salad and Naan bread, prices reasonable and service good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Edward H
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Fort Myers, Florida
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English first
Sarasota
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is my favorite type of neighborhood restaurant--charming, cozy, relaxing, and welcoming. Go there to joy unpretentious food served up by owners who greet you warmly, in the company of other regular customers who are happy to be there. It is well worth the drive if the Hillview area is not your neighborhood. Ashwin and Denise, your hosts, are the... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is one of our favorite Indian restaurants in Sarasota. I am very particular about cleanliness and overall feeling when I enter any restaurant. I found this little gem of a place when I was looking for a spot to grab a solo meal before a show at the Van Wezel. The owner, Ash and his wife Denise are very... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Something for everyone on an extensive menu. Some items highly spiced in the Indian section but still very tasty. Cam with a large salad and Naan bread, prices reasonable and service good.

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Sarasota, Florida
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Left disappointed, they charged us extra than indicated on the menu. I ordered vegetarian appetizer and dish, but they charged me the meat price. I asked about it quietly when I paid, but the owner just kind of snapped at me loud enough for everyone to hear. I didn't want to make a big deal out of it in front... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Friends who we were visiting took us here, describing it as a place that they thought we would love as much as they do. They were right. This place is a small gem. Unfancy, homey, friendly. The offerings are both Indian and Persian. My wife and I had Indian, and our friends had Persian. The quality of the food was... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The restaurant offers an interesting selection of Indian, middle eastern and European dishes that compliment each other well. If you are new to Indian food, then be aware that it is easy to get carried away and over-order – best to select a couple of dishes first, then order more if you need them – the kitchen and service are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

A little gem of a place with amazing food, a cosy ambience and an excellent local social scene. The food here is incredible- you can try a plethora of extremely tasty dishes for your main meal and you will also get served a great Mediterranean salad entrée and the best pita bread on the planet. And if you are still... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

friendly, cozy restaurant, good tasting food for even my picky eater to experience new food. price was average, not long wait for food

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a small, unpretentious restaurant a block from Sarasota Hospital. It has Middle East, Greek, and Indian food. I stuck with Indian. The main menu offers a pick two different items to make a meal. I did a lamb and chicken dish. Both were well seasoned. One of my wife's dishes was a bit spicy for her taste (she... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Chutney's came highly recommeneded to us by locals, but my husband and I found it pretty bland. The salad (that supposedly gets raves) was rather flavorless. I had the spicy green beans and stuffed cabbage. Meh. My husband's sandwich was also so-so. Mango tea is REALLY sweet -- so be advise. It was a nice enough place and lunchtime service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1944 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-954-4444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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