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Amber Indian Restaurant

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12510 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 580-0828
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 20
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Plenty of variety on the lunch buffet

My experience with Indian food is pretty limited, but this restaurant has a very nice lunch buffet. Plenty of options, most of which was very tasty. My favorites were the chicken/mushroom marsalas, some kind of red colored garlic chicken dish, and I didn't catch the name of the other one, but it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Lisa W
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Delicious lunch buffet large collections of dishes to try for vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Reasonable price and excellent service.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My experience with Indian food is pretty limited, but this restaurant has a very nice lunch buffet. Plenty of options, most of which was very tasty. My favorites were the chicken/mushroom marsalas, some kind of red colored garlic chicken dish, and I didn't catch the name of the other one, but it was also red and pretty soupy, but it... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is a reasonably priced Indian buffet for lunch. The service is excellent. The buffet includes a variety of foods, including several vegetarian options which makes this a great family outing for us (since one of our daughters is vegetarian). The food on the buffet has enough spice to make it flavorful, but not too hot for most to enjoy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The place had the absolute best Indian cuisine in Carmel. To do it right hit up the lunch buffet and you won't be disappointed.

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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12510 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (317) 580-0828

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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