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26 Alfred St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2513
(207) 283-4200
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good occasional take out

Not a big fan of Indian food but son twisted my arm. Loved the chicken ticka, and the potato pockets, the name of which escapes me.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Moosegolf55
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Saco, Maine
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Saco, Maine
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Not a big fan of Indian food but son twisted my arm. Loved the chicken ticka, and the potato pockets, the name of which escapes me.

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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137 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I had heard that this restaurant was good, so was looking forward to trying it. I was a little disappointed with the food. The meat was very tender and the portions were adequate, but the spices were not great. I asked for medium to hot spices and it was very mild. We had two different meat dishes, but the sauce... More 

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Biddeford, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Been quite a few times and alway had a great meal. Nice bread selection, good chicken curry and masala

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Have only had take-out from the restaurant but it was delicious. Malai kofta is one of my favorite dishes and they did it very well. Only thing I didn't like was the coconut in it. Not a fan of coconut texture although my husband loves it. Nan, samosas, rice and lamb were great. Will be going again soon.

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Bronx, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Spent a week at a rented house in nearby Biddeford Pool and was very intrigued by the description of this restaurant in the "Maine Coast and Islands" travel guide published by Countryman Press. Despite all the praise from other reviewers, the place was empty on a Friday night. I guess my impression isn't fair, in that that my companion and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

The food here is made from scratch by a lovely Indian family. The place is nicely decorated and the atmosphere good if the family kids are behaving. The food is well prepared and very tasty. It can be made to the degree of hotness you like so don't worry about it being too spicy and there are many dishes with... More 

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Biddeford, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We try to get to the Jewel of India at least once a month. The wonderful smell of those delicious Indian spices greet you as you open the door. Favorites are lamb rogan josh and lamb korma. The pakora and poori are great addtions to the meal. FI someone in your party is not an Indian food fan....have them try... More 

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Arundel, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Great little find in Biddeford, Indian food as good as any I had while living in NYC. I often dine here with a friend who cannot eat dairy and they are always willing to leave it out or make something special for her. It is hard not to order 3 or 4 dishes (more food than you can possibly eat)... More 

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Maine
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Walk into this restaurant and you get a wonderful whiff of all the good spices which go into the dishes here. The food is wonderful and authentic. Chef Prem is a master and its a nice place to sit in for a few hours. By all means try it and go back again. Try some of the dishes you have... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I ate at this restaurant when they first opened several years ago. I had a good experience back then and wanted a repeat. Unfortunately, this was not the case during my visit in November 2013. I stopped in for lunch on a Wednesday to find it empty except for the wait staff. I tried to order some coffee (on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Alfred St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Biddeford
  • Phone Number: (207) 283-4200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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