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Bombay Bistro

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820 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Opposite W Hotel Foshay Tower)
(612) 312-2800
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Bombay Bistro Where you find uncompromising, excellent food quality...
Bombay Bistro Where you find uncompromising, excellent food quality consistently prepared with passion & experience by our Chef Malti Mehta.
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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food nice location

Bombay bistro one of the good Indian restaurants and deserve one visit if you are staying in downtown Minneapolis. They are bit slow in attending you but once order is placed they are pretty quick. food was good and takeaway packaging was also good it kept food in good shape for few hours... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
pshrivastava
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Service is poor, food is average, would not go back. Their Chinese fried rice was nothing but tomatoe rice. The chef needs to go back to India to learn how this is made. This include how to make parathas.

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Went there and the place is pleasant, the appearance is not magnificent but is ok. Service was too bad as we order drinks, starters and menu and the drinks only arrived 20 minutes after. A bottle of beer 20 mins!!!! Then the employees look they were new, they did not know what to do or how to a normal restaurant... More 

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Archdale
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The manager argued with us about our menu. We hosted a private party and had planned on spending $1,000. Tried to short us on our menu choices. We included the tip in our payment and we heard that our waiter (who was excellent) would never see it.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Bombay bistro one of the good Indian restaurants and deserve one visit if you are staying in downtown Minneapolis. They are bit slow in attending you but once order is placed they are pretty quick. food was good and takeaway packaging was also good it kept food in good shape for few hours on a hot evening for 4 odd... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I have used this restaurant several times and always enjoyed the food The Papadoms are good and crisp and just a little spicy Tonight I had kadhai chicken it was well cooked and a lovely blend if spices . Accompanied with pilau rice The house wine is good and the sav Blanc blended well with the curry. The service could... More 

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Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was near our hotel, the Hilton, and we really enjoyed our spontaneous choice. The samosas in the appetizer category were excellent and both the lamb and chicken kormas, delicious with great flavors. Friendly and efficient staff, nice ambiance. I would definitely go back.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Bombay bistro is one of the most frequented Indian restaurants if you are staying in downtown Minneapolis. I quite loved the food here, and their service was quick and prompt. I went there for a take-away in the night and they made sure I didnt have to wait for more than 10 mins. I surely enjoyed this hot Indian khana... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Incredibly slow service, never seen anything like it, even tho only a few people were in the dining room. No one came to apologize or explain the delay. In fact, very little service, couldn't get water glasses filled. Lots of delivery food going out the door, guess that is their priority. Delicious lamb stew and tandoori chicken, good portions. Menu... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Inattentive service, very few labels on the food, so we didn't know what we were eating. Some food was tasty, but a lot of it was muddy.

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I had the pleasure of having dinner here on a recent trip to Minneapolis. This was one of the best meals that I’ve ever had, hands down. The lamb had a flavors that I’ve never experienced before and the meat literally fell off the bone. The chicken tikka masala was full of flavor and wasn’t oily or overly creamy. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 820 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402
    (Opposite W Hotel Foshay Tower)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (612) 312-2800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

Bombay Bistro Where you find uncompromising, excellent food quality consistently prepared with passion & experience by our Chef Malti Mehta.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 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
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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