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Bombay Spice

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450 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (Clark)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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Springfield, Illinois
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I give out an "Excellent" ranking when a restaurant has consistently delicious food, a big menu, good prices, stellar service and a solid atmosphere. Bombay Spice is the exemplar of an "Excellent" venue. I'd recommend it to anyone. If you're not familiar with Indian food, the staff will guide you. If you're a connoisseur, you'll be quite pleased. I hope... More 

Thank Joseph B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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.

Thank fitginger
Chicago, Illinois
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96 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 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.

Thank Jonathon G
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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136 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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 

Thank Tootsie1841
Austin, Texas
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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

Thank AustinTikiGirl
Eugene, Oregon
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 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 

Thank T P M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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.

Thank vandpstewart
Herndon, VA
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239 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 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 

Thank Adam F
Baltimore, Maryland
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

Thank ItinerateAdjuster
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6 reviews
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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 

Thank Maestra72

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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?