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214 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2013
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Ranked #8 of 47 Restaurants in Northfield
Price range: $10 - $20
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Vegetarian
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Dining options: Buffet
Description: Cuisine of India located in the Archer House River Inn in the heart of Northfield, Minnesota. We serve a selection of traditional Indian dishes as well as several of our own creation. Wine and beer available. Lunch buffet. Rang Jamaye! Enjoy!
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English first
St.Paul, Minnesota
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401 reviews 401 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited on a beautiful saturday afternoon. We sat on the porch, overlooking the street and the conclusion of the "Defeat of Jessie James Days" - which is very much worth doing. We had the dinner for two that include one meat, one vegy currie, naan and 3 items to put on it, rice, and dessert. Things started off well,... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I went to Chapati for dinner. The restaurant is in a house (part of the Archer House) with multiple small dining rooms. The evening we went the restaurant was relatively busy but there were open tables and we were seated immediately. It was clean and the seating was cozy but the room was hot. We were... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I think the closest any of the staff have been to the sub continent is India-na. The food is decent and the beverages are reasonable but the service is absolutely awful. Here's an idea: Vacuuming next to a table of diners is not appreciated, ever... Wait until the customers have finished their meal and are out the door before beginning... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We like Chapati very much and go there about once per year when we're in town. THe portions are huge and definitely sharable. Be careful of the spice level. Even 'medium' was quite spicy and we enjoy a little heat. We have found the service to be very attentive- no problems there. Try the Lassi-- very refreshing.

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Northfield, Minnesota
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Chipati is a popular restaurant in Northfield and for good reason. It offers authentic Indian dishes in an approachable environment. The food is great. There is a lunch buffet that is a fun way to try a variety of dishes.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We only ordered samosas, naan, and two entrees, but all of them were pretty ordinary. The samosas had a nice crispy crust but very simple feeling, without much texture. The onion chutney served with them was new and tasty, but in the end I preferred the mint sauce. My chicken was spicy, as advertised on the menu, but there was... More

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I'd heard that the service was slow, but we were dying to try it anyway. We were pleasantly surprised at the service. While perhaps not the most attentive, it was really just fine. We had a variety of plates, which we shared. Every dish was great! Prices were fair. We'll return and keep coming untless the service is a problem.

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Northfield, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Nice to have a decent Indian restaurant in Northfield... thanks to a transplanted Brit owner. Food very good, prices fair, but service is mega slow. And have been there three or four times, and it is always like that, not just an isolated occasion. If you are not in a hurry, great place to try Indian food.

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Northfield, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I did not care for Indian food at all, even that served by my cousin's wife who is Indian. However, the food at Chapati changed my mind! We ate there with friends who knew what dishes they enjoyed, and we were not disappointed. I can't remember any of the dishes we ate, except the naan bread, but every thing was... More

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Faribault, Minnesota, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The service is much to be desired here. They are slow serving meals and tried to turn us away on a Friday night because the kitchen was "too busy". We had them put us down on the waiting list, gave them our name and cell no., and went to a bar close by (within the same building). They never called... More

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