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Indian Oven

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427 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43215-5349
614-220-9390
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 12
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    Very good
  • 4
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  • 4
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Indian food

I loved the food here. There are few changes made in style and presentation of different dishes. But what matters is taste. I would have given 5 star but its a little too costly for the some dishes. Overall a nice place in columbus downtown to dine in with friends, family alike. Try out the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Sourav M
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Dublin, Ohio
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  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Dublin, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I loved the food here. There are few changes made in style and presentation of different dishes. But what matters is taste. I would have given 5 star but its a little too costly for the some dishes. Overall a nice place in columbus downtown to dine in with friends, family alike. Try out the Roasted Chicken.

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Columbus, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Our dine-in and take out experiences have both been terrible. We aren't sure what was worse -- the service or the food. When we tried dining in, we suspect there were cleanliness issues in the kitchen, which the staff reacted very rudely to when we said something. I would highly recommend that if you love Indian food, or are trying... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Indian Oven is our "go to" when we want gourmet Indian in Columbus, Ohio. Our meals always start and end well. The owner is always there to greet us in personal ways making us feel right at home. Mali Kofta is my favorite and the mint chutney is so good!

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Blacklick, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We live downtown and this is the closest Indian restaurant without driving up to the Dublin area. I wasn't in the mood to dress up Saturday night so we ordered take-out. The Chicken Spinach dish was delicious and the Tandoori Keema Naan was very good! Abi

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

when i was in Malaysia, I love to eat indian food, then i came back to America and I am still searching for that kind of taste the "lamb biryani"...we ordered beef vindoloo [was ok, kind of dry],lamb biryani [was good & lots of vegetables], tandoori naan, one glass of wine we spent around $49.34 included tax and was also... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The experience I had here was wonderful! The food was great, I had the special of the day and it was great. I ordered it a little too spicy, normally this wouldn't be a problem, I would just mix it with rice. The rice portions are smaller than many other Indian restaurants. However, I would return, overall the food and... More 

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Central Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Indian Oven has a fairly typical (and typically extensive) menu of Indian standards, but the off menu specials are often wonderful, so definitely consider them if you go. Tonight I had the fish biryani which was very good. The restaurant is a large elegant feeling space with lots of windows, and tables with white tablecloths. Service is friendly and efficient.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The food here is the worst I have ever tasted in my life. We were 10 people group went to the restaurant for the buffet and no body liked it including one of my american colleague. The food is not fresh and tastes very bad. They had hardly 9 items in the buffet and no one is taste good. I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

WORST Indian food i Ever had in my life.. Not good service and also the food was stale. Would not recommned to any friend.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I was visiting Columbus, OH for business and went to this restaurant in downtown for dinner. This is walking distance from the center of the city. I ordered Chicken Kebob, Dal Makhni, Onion Bread and Kingfisher beer. The service was good and food was yummy. The ambience is good and the restaurant is clean and nice.

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Address: 427 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43215-5349
Phone Number: 614-220-9390
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 427 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43215-5349
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-220-9390

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic

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