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Royal India Bistro

7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
781-861-7350
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Ranked #2 of 68 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Lexington, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The ambience is so cozy, the staff beyond description nice and unique and, the food meets always your expectations. This is so true that I was tempted to rate the restaurant to a minimum, in order to keep other competing customers for a table away. But no, Royal India Bistro is like a diamond ring sparkling from the inside. Cheers!

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Dayville, Connecticut
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Love the lamb and anything with masala sauce there. It's a small restaurant, so you have to get there early, but its worth it. They also do delivery for the area.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have been here several times and it is my favorite Indian restaurant. The restaurant is very popular and you should not be surprised by a waiting line even people waiting outside. The staff is very friendly and service oriented. The Indian menu is covering a wide variety of different unique tastes. This is really a place to go when... More 

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Holland, MI
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152 reviews 152 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stopped here with my wife on a rainy Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. The restaurant is a cozy, small room. I had the Lamb Rogan Josh, and she had the Saag Paneer. My fountain Coke appeared and tasted weak, so they quickly replaced it with a can of Coke. My lamb was perfectly tasty, and the spinach had a drier consistency... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Went here for a family lunch and enjoyed it very much. Its small and cosy, with friendly service. We had their Thali lunch special which has rice, bread and a choice of 3 dishes. All very good. The chicken tikka was a tad over cooked, but overal a great local spot for Indian food. Will defintely try dinner here one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I have been a regular at this gem since the day it opened. Not only is the food delicious, but once they get to know you, they tweak every dish to your desires. Owners Jitender and his brother Ravinder (probably messed up the spellings, sorry boys) are all in on the quality of food and service. Their father, the chef,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Came here on a family recommendation and were not disappointed. The owner was present and working tirelessly to make it a good experience for customers. The service was attentive and the food delicious. The place was crowded so I wished they had more space. Hard on those waiting for seating or takeout, and clearly a challenge to staff. The challenge... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Right from the start, this little Jewell has revived this small side street across from the Minuteman Statue on the West side of town. But the food, the brother's passion for what they do, is what makes this place great. The best endorsement I have is a friend who says THIS is his Indian restaurant of choice for his family... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Royal Bistro is my favorite lunch venue when in town. The food never disappointed me, the service is friendly and willing to add a bit spiciness to the meals. At lunch time it is always crowded, but the wait time is never long. They also offer takeout, but I enjoy sitting down in this small cozy place. It has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had an awesome experience at this restaurant. The food was great and the service was awesome. Highly recommend this place.

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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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