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Royal India Bistro

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7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
781-861-7350
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11:30 am - 10:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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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
Awesome!!

Delicious naan, chicken tikka masala, lamb vindaloo, masala dosa, and channa. Pretty crowded on a Friday night, but was able to seat 5. Family friendly and very very good food and service!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Elizabeth P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Delicious naan, chicken tikka masala, lamb vindaloo, masala dosa, and channa. Pretty crowded on a Friday night, but was able to seat 5. Family friendly and very very good food and service!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I had the Lamb Vindaloo. The lamb was very well cooked and tender and the spices were perfect. The naan also was very good quality. I would surely recommend this place for lunch due to its interesting prices

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Lexington, Massachusetts
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nothing out of ordinary. Samosas are good, but everything else is average. There are better indian restaurants in the area.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We ate here on a Friday night after enjoying an outdoor summer concert across the street. Our first time eating here so it was a limited experience. The restaurant is small & lively. We had one of the specials, shrimp in a tomato-coconut sauce that was outstanding. The chicken tikka saag was less impressive, too soft a texture & a... More 

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Kapolei, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Oh! Yum! Delicious traditional Indian cuisine! We had lamb pecora, chicken butter curry and chicken Tikka masala. Everything was delicious. We ordered everything in mild but could have gone medium. Their mango lassi was perfect with lots of mango purée, just the way I like it. It's a small cozy restaurant but we were able to sit at a table... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Royal Indian Bistro is just a tiny restaurant hidden on a side street in Lexington Center but don't let it's size fool you. The food is always delicious. We often do take out since there is often a wait in the evenings, that's how you know it is good! Try it!

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've had the opportunity to dine here several times since the restaurant opened, and each experience doesn't disappoint. The food is wonderful, and the staff is friendly and helpful. I would never hesitate to recommend this to anyone who likes Indian food (even to someone who doesn't know Indian food and wants to try).

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

The lunch special is especially good. One chooses three of four selections which are combined with rice and naan to complete the dish. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. The restaurant is small so arrive early.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Went to this restaurant for a co-worker evening get together. We all like Indian food so this was a no brainer choice. While we made reservations for 8, it was kind of dicey actually getting us all seated together, but it eventually worked out and we got seated together. The food was to all of our liking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I am a lover of Indian food, and although I have tried numerous other restaurants nothing can compare to the quality and experience at Royal India Bistro. It's conveniently located in the bustling and beautiful Lexington Center. The overall atmosphere inside the usually very busy restaurant is relaxing and enjoyable, complete with maroon walls and soft Indian music playing amidst... More 

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Additional Information about Royal India Bistro

Address: 7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
Phone Number: 781-861-7350
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 781-861-7350

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:15 pm

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