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45 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 04106-2411
207-828-2001
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: http://www.mainetoday.com/diningreview.html?id=1171

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  • 16
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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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
Craving for Indian food? This is the place to go..

Excellent food: Please try paneer tikka(starter) and veg amritsari (curry) Awesome place: This place is good for big parties too. Spacious and quite place. Great location: Shopping mall is near by. Good service. Reasonable rates with lots of good vegetarian options. This is definitely a place to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
PinguTurty
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Westbrook, Maine
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Gorham, Maine
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My husband did not want Indian food for lunch, but I did so I decided to try take-out here, my first time being at this restaurant. The inside was cheerful and it seemed the $9.99 luncheon buffet appealed to many folks. While I waited for my order, these people went back several times to refill their plates. A customer can... More 

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Westbrook, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Excellent food: Please try paneer tikka(starter) and veg amritsari (curry) Awesome place: This place is good for big parties too. Spacious and quite place. Great location: Shopping mall is near by. Good service. Reasonable rates with lots of good vegetarian options. This is definitely a place to go when you are super hungry and craving for indian food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Love there food order is always right spent 40 on take because I went somewhere else 1st recommend it highly

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Brunswick, Maine
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

While my wife enjoyed her two days of Chinese take out from Evergreen next door, I loved my two days of this restaurant's excellent food. The first time here, I tried the Vindaloo with lamb, which was so fragrantly spiced even my wife sampled some. We both loved it - it was delicious. On my return visit, I got the... More 

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portland, maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Food was Good, not great. Lamb was moist with good flavor and a little muttony. Apps. hit or miss. Rice was watery....and made me think of Minute rice(can't be?). One bread was soggy. Bathroom not clean. Plastic covered menu soiled and sticky. Atmosphere is rather stark.Service was friendly and efficient. Take out appears popular.

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Bath, Maine, United States
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I love this place and have for years. I have eaten at quite a few Indian restaurants around the country. I've had buffets and ordered off of menus. As far as I'm concerned it is the best Indian buffet I have eaten at. My wife and I drive down from Bath to go here, and we pass Indian restaurants on... More 

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Alexandria VA
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a great place to go when you are in the mood for Indian food. The tastes, aroma's and atmosphere are perfect for a small group of friends or coworkers to gather and enjoy. The only thing I found not up my my expectations was the level of spice. I would have expected more of a spicy flavor in... More 

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Perth, Canada
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85 restaurant reviews
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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

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
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Western Ave, South Portland, ME 04106-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-828-2001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

http://www.mainetoday.com/diningreview.html?id=1171
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

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