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Mother India

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Indian, International, Asian, Soups
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114 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-7106
+1 207-333-6777
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The real flavors of North India in Lewiston!

After many years of living in North India, and even longer cooking Indian food, I was surprised and happy to hear about Mother India, located on Lisbon Street in my hometown of Lewiston, Maine. Would it meet my standards though?...I am happy to report that it ​not only met​, but ​greatly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

After many years of living in North India, and even longer cooking Indian food, I was surprised and happy to hear about Mother India, located on Lisbon Street in my hometown of Lewiston, Maine. Would it meet my standards though?...I am happy to report that it ​not only met​, but ​greatly ​surpassed, my expectations. My father, some friends and I... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a good, solid Indian restaurant that our community is lucky to have. Priced very reasonably, with good service and atmosphere, it is particularly popular for it's lunch buffet. Great chai!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Wonderful food! The owner is just the sweetest woman! She is kind and helpful! She made some wonderful recommendations that were delicious! Clean and warm atmosphere !!!

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Lewiston, Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Excellent place to eat! The Chicken tikki masala is so good, it is one of the best dishes I’ve ever had! Great service and amazing food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The moment I found out about this place, I was hooked! VERY good Indian food, I ate there a couple times/month (when I still lived in the area). The food is very tasty and fresh. I've had a couple of different dishes there and all were great. The staff was also wonderful. I highly recommend!

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Lewiston, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My young house guest had never had Indian food so we ventured to Mother India for lunch. I am familiar with, but by no means an expert, on Indian food, so we sought the advice of the lovely woman who was taking care of us. She described dishes, answered our questions, and made excellent recommendations. Our meal was perfectly balanced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Extreme hospitality! Very friendly and knowledgeable staff! They are very attentive to the customers needs/desires. The food is simply amazing, I always leave feeling full and satisfied! A new favorite for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Friendly waitstaff and the food was authentic Indian food, so flavorful, they even had beer imported from India, I was amazed it tasted so good. Highly recommended

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Concord, NH
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The low rating is entirely attributable to the wait staff. My wife and I didn’t have enough time to actually enjoy the meal. It took more than 40 minutes to get nan and drinks. The young, snarky hipster waiter was too busy making time with two college girls to bother with us, I guess. If I could have, I would... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The menu was rather standard Indian (read: Punjabi) fare found in the U.S. A place in our home town has virtually the same menu. We had one lamb dish, lamb rogan josh, which was excellent. The vegetarian dish, recommended by the waitress, was not as good, with rather mushy almost unidentifiable vegetables in a bland sauce--nav ratan korma. Dal shorba... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 Lisbon St, Lewiston, ME 04240-7106
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: +1 207-333-6777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 25
  • Cuisine: Indian, International, Asian, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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