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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: 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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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 19
    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
Decent Indian food for downtown skyway

Pretty decent Indian food for downtown MPLS and good lunch buffet. The buffet doesn't really offer anything spicy, and it seems like many dishes are borderline bland, but you can easily get around this by adding some of their delicious condiments. The last time I went here was in Jan 2015, and I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Pretty decent Indian food for downtown MPLS and good lunch buffet. The buffet doesn't really offer anything spicy, and it seems like many dishes are borderline bland, but you can easily get around this by adding some of their delicious condiments. The last time I went here was in Jan 2015, and I tried going in May 2015 but it... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Bombay Bistro offers both South Indian and North Indian cuisine though south indian is offered only during lunch. The food is very tasty and the buffet has good varieties. The service is excellent. Had dinner one night and lunch the next day and had a good experience with satisfactory Indian food.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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12 restaurant reviews
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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Bombay Bistro

Address: 820 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone Number: (612) 312-2800
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
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
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Indian

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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: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, 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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?