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Amber Indian Restaurant

12510 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 580-0828
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Ranked #26 of 198 restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Most recent review
- Aug 2, 2014
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35 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My husband and I have been ordering Amber Indian for takeout for at least three years. We have both travelled and agree that this is some of the best, authentic , Indian food we have had. There is construction in front of the restaurant (hwy 31) but don't let that keep you from going! It's worth finding your way further... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Weekend buffet includes chai tea which is a bonus. Food is probably best of the Indian buffets in the greater Indy area. It's almost comical how quickly they refill your water glass - take one sip and they appear to top it off again. India Sizzling was our favorite restaurant, but you'll have to read our review of that restaurant... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Good Indian food at a fair price. The vegetarian dish my wife picked was not too spiced in a yogurt base with spinach. I am a big fan of hot spicy foods and I love vindaloo. Had the lamb and the meat was tender and the sauce was very spicy the way I liked it. A definite return is in... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The food was good, it was a little pricey for a lunch (over $15 for one thing) and took quite a while to get but tasted good.

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Carmel, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This is one of the worst Indian food I have ever had. Ordered for a Chicken Briyani and they ended up giving Tomato rice. Cancelled it and ordered garlic chicken Togo which had all burnt garlic. Service is so bad here. Waiters just throw stuff on your table and they don't treat you well not even a Hi or Thank... More

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Carmel, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Great service & the best french fries.Service was prompt, friendly and helpful A very interesting place with a nice atmosphere and good food and staff Great atmosphere to get together with people Excellent food, drinks,

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Boston, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Went here for lunch based on rave reviews, and while the buffet was good-sized, and had a few things you don't usually see - like bhel puri - ratios and seasoning were all off. The palak paneer had no blocks of paneer, and was unusually creamy; the dal makhani was somehow al dente, and there were large chunks of nutmeg... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great indian food, good location, good priced, buffet for lunch, in heart of carmel and service is pretty good.

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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I came here for dinner on a Sunday night and we have been here for dinner a number of times in the past. This has become our go to restaurant for excellent Indian food. The service is very prompt and the dishes are all very flavorful. We enjoyed chicken ticka Marsala, lamb korma, palak paneer, raita along... More

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Newborn, Georgia
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178 reviews 178 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I've been to about a half dozen Indian buffets before, and this place has the best. They offer much more than I've seen in the past (variety) and they are not afraid of spice. I've been to a couple and asked about the spicy offerings, and was told that because it's being offered to the general public they stay away... More

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