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45 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 04106-2411
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Ranked #26 of 141 Restaurants in South Portland
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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English first
Perth, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

All of our take-out food was ready quickly and was tasty and well flavoured, but our dessert never made it into the bag! We would return but will check our order next time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Very attentive and friendly service. Our menu favorites - mango lassi, saag paneer and chicken tikka - were super tasty.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stopped in for lunch and had their buffet. It had a good mix of items (10 or so) and everything I tried was excellent. Even the naan was great; very flaky and light. The place was clean with a nice environment.

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Nashville, TN
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The food was tasty, those wonderful Indian spices, but not too spicy, just right. An abundant buffet. The naan was brought to the table and was warm and just right. The server was pleasant and helpful. If we go through South Portland again, I would certainly go there.

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Calais, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Don't miss the coconut soup. Really great Indian food cooked to order. Pleasant family atmosphere, and they show Bollywood movies sometimes. Pleasant wait staff.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

With the heavy snow, managed to drive as far as this restaurant. I was the only one, walked in on the owner and his family having dinner watching a movie on the large screen. They dropped the volume (I am not into Indian movies). Food was good. I wanted to enjoy food better, but rushed to get back to the... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I wanted to get out of our dining-out rut and try someplace new for a change. I've driven by this place a million times and have always thought the same thing - 'it's practically located in a strip mall; there's no way it could be any good!' My bad. This place is great. I look forward to going again. The... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Tried Jewel of India in So Portland for the first time -- husband, son and myself. All three of us were delighted with our meals. We shared pakoras and papadum and samosas. Perfect. The choices for the sauces were excellent.Then husband had a lamb dish; son and I shared a vegetarian dish - a vegetable stew. Amazing! Flavors were strong... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

I was was a fan of the Jewel when it opened in Biddeford, now it's in South Portland. This is simply delicious food, has been for years.

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Portland, Maine
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190 reviews 190 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We have been here several times and never a miss. The dining room is well kept and they are always gracious when we arrive. We know very little about Indian food and always try to have something different. The wait staff is proud of their culture and eager to answer any questions. Take the plunge and ask them as we... More 

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Additional Information about Jewel of India

Address: 45 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 04106-2411
Phone Number: 207-828-2001
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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