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450 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (Clark)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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quick and easy

EAsy access and quick preparation, around the corner from my office which made it easy. Choice slimited but the food tastes good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2014
Jonathon G
Chicago, Illinois
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Go here if you are craving flavor without all the calories. They manage to make Indian (read- delicious yet fattening curry and sauces) actually healthy. Somosas here are a must.

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Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

EAsy access and quick preparation, around the corner from my office which made it easy. Choice slimited but the food tastes good.

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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Had their curry which wasn't spicy, over a pile of basmati rice and diced chicken and a bit of mixed veggies. Decently priced and speedy with putting your food together. They didn't wear sanitation gloves though! What is up with that! I was very hesitant to even eat the food because of that; no clue why neither of the workers... More 

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Austin, Texas
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88 reviews 88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Very much enjoyed the food & they had what was essentially a sampler platter that allowed you to try the key sauce/prep styles along with some Naan & chapati, which was cool. The Naan wasn't all that impressive, but everything else was excellent. Recommended

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Eugene, Oregon
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

A colleague and I had dinner at Bombay Spice while in Chicago on business. It was an easy walk from our hotel downtown. First the negatives – the front door was very heavy; I watched people struggle with it upon arriving at the restaurant, and it banged noisily every time the server went outside to wait on the outdoor tables,... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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90 reviews 90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Think Chipolte but Indian food. It's a great idea but I'm not sure it's quite perfected. However, I would give them another chance.

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Herndon, VA
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67 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

It's Indian food, but the restaurant feels sort of like a chain restaurant concept. Basically you choose your sauce (masala, curry, spinach, etc.), then your rice (basmati, brown, etc.), your protein (vegetarian, chicken, shrimp, etc.) and vegetable (potato, chick peas, cauliflower, etc.). Then you add extras -- naan, samosas, etc. So it's very formulaic. For me, the food was OK.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Ordered delivery to my hotel of vegitable samosa, chicken curry and naan. I took one bite and threw the samosas away. I don't know what the main dish was but it did not look like anything I had previously tried and was simply inedible. The naan turned out to be uncooked pita bread like one would pick up in a... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

They bill their menu as healthy Indian, which it is, and there are a number of options for creating a meal to suit your taste. I was disappointed because I have a health issue which doesn't allow me to eat spicy hot food. I asked for a recommendation of something that has NO spice, and that's what I ordered, but... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Let me preface this by saying: I love this restaurant. Why give it only an "Average" rating? Because I come here specifically when I want one of 3 different dishes: the chicken wings, the lentil cakes, and the vegetable (or chicken) biryani. Those three--delicious. And overall, in fact, I have found the food delicious for all the options on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 450 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-477-7657

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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