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Amaya Indian Cuisine

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1900 Clinton Ave South, Rochester, NY 14618 (Formerly Amaya Bar and Grill)
+1 585-241-3223
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Modern Indian flavors transformed into a contemporary gourmet experience...
Modern Indian flavors transformed into a contemporary gourmet experience! Pleasant, amazing dining experience.
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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Indian food in Rochester

This place is a hidden gem in Rochester. The owners are fabulous people and very welcoming. The service can be hit and miss, but the food is well worth any minor service issues that you may encounter.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is a hidden gem in Rochester. The owners are fabulous people and very welcoming. The service can be hit and miss, but the food is well worth any minor service issues that you may encounter.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I've always been happy with the service I've received here! I come a few times a month for lunch and get the buffet. The price is reasonable, and there is a good variety of choices. The buffet offers "classic" Indian items as well as some that are less common. You can also pick up salad, fruit, dessert, and chai to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great Indian food and customer friendly staaf! If one is looking for variety for their taste buds in Indian, this might be the right place to go!

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Roanoke, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I am a traveler in this town. Come here every week. I have been to 4-5 Indian restaurant, this is the best I have found. If you like Punjabi dal made with spices and not cream THIS IS YHE PLACE. Very nice food. I travel a lot for work and get to eat in many restaurant, I would definitely say,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Visited Saturday evening in June 2015. Place was sparsely attended but light haired waitress spent most of her time talking to other staff at the bar and neglected to ever bring cocktail that was ordered. She asked about it as we were finishing our dinner which was uninspired. I am surprised this place has received the top rating for Indian... More 

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AmayaIndianCuisine, Owner at Amaya Indian Cuisine, responded to this review

We apologize that you had such a negative experience in regards to both service and the food was not up to our standards. We want all of our customers to leave satisfied with everything at our restaurant. We will make sure to address the server that was on the schedule that evening. Please email me directly at laroia@amayaindiancuisine.com and reference... More 

Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Went here on a Friday night with my daughter and easily got a table. I was surprised at the decor once I got into the restaurant--sort of a mod sixties vibe. They had a woman playing dinner music on the keyboards which I really enjoyed. Poppadom appetizer with sauce was delicious. My daughter ordered a virgin pina colada which was... More 

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AmayaIndianCuisine, Owner at Amaya Indian Cuisine, responded to this review

We apologize that our staff was not as attentive as they should have been. We will make sure to address this with the waitress working that evening. The spice level can be regulated on most dishes so make sure to specify the spice level you would like. (You may have done so, just wanted to mention it just in case.)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Kaiser was excellent. We came when it was busy for lunch. He made it very enjoyable and kept us informed about what was on buffet versus the menu. We will be back to see him soon!!

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AmayaIndianCuisine, Owner at Amaya Indian Cuisine, responded to this review

We will make sure to let him know about your great review. We will be offering a Grand Brunch Buffet on Father's Day as well if you are able to make it. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

I have been there several times and I am always amazed!! The atmosphere and decor is terrific. The service from the hostesses/hosts to the bartenders to the dining staff is just perfect... Everyone is very polite and always smiling - Awesome customer service!! And the last but not least - the FOOD - is outstanding!! It's definitely a very good... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband and I just had an amazing dinner at Amaya's. We been there several times and have never been disappointed. The food is outstanding, as is the service. And, the best part is that almost everything on the menu is gluten free. If you haven't tried it yet, you must!

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AmayaIndianCuisine, Owner at Amaya Indian Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review and glad to hear you are a frequent customer. We try and offer options for gluten free, vegan and try to cater to any dietary needs upon request. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Elegant place, Delicious food in the town! Service and ambience is satisfactory! Must visit for mouth watering delicacies!

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AmayaIndianCuisine, Owner at Amaya Indian Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for great review! Come back again soon or stop in for lunch for our buffet! More 

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Additional Information about Amaya Indian Cuisine

Address: 1900 Clinton Ave South, Rochester, NY 14618 (Formerly Amaya Bar and Grill)
Phone Number: +1 585-241-3223
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 18
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1900 Clinton Ave South, Rochester, NY 14618 (Formerly Amaya Bar and Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-241-3223

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 18
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Modern Indian flavors transformed into a contemporary gourmet experience! Pleasant, amazing dining experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?