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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
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 12
    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
Most recent review
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:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Eden Prairie
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8 reviews 8 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I have only one word to say... This is the best buffet don't get confused by negative reviews... I visit this place at least twice a month.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I visited this restaurant during my business visit to MPLS. The main reason to select this hotel was that it was right below the service apartment where I stayed. I had been for both dinner and lunch. Dinner is usually ala carte and Lunch was a good buffet. I recommend to Lunch buffet as it reasonable and has lots of... More 

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Hibbing, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The title says everything...it's my favorite Indian food in MPLS! The atmosphere is cozy, and the waitstaff are super friendly. The negative reviews I see are focused mainly on the lunch buffet, but I've only ever gone here for dinner or take out (and I usually get the same order...cheese pakora, chana masala, rice, and naan). The wine is good,... 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, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients

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?