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Punjab Cafe

653 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA 02169-5645
617-472-4860
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Ranked #1 of 249 Restaurants in Quincy
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Punjab Cafe is unassuming from the outside, a step inside, calm and inviting, and most of all - transporting. Soothing tabla and sitar music, welcome you as waitstaff deliver authentic North Indian dishes and intriguing relishes in a variety of platters, ramekins, and shallow bowls with carved handles. Dining at Punjab Café is stepping in to our own kitchen as family and friends with service that is friendly and familiar. From blending each spice and dough mixture by hand to cooking each dish to order. We take great pride in providing our customers with authentic Punjabi cuisine, made from scratch and fresh premium ingredients .The restaurant is a lovely, inviting escape from contemporary pressures. And the owners, chefs and staff are devoted to their craft and in sharing the wonderful mysteries of Indian cuisine with the community.
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I'm a huge fan of indian food and the Punjab is a legend. I grab take out regularly and it's always freshly made, hot and delicious. The nan bread is addictive. The family who own the restaurant offer great service, know me by name and go out of their way to accommodate me. Getting consistently great indian food isn't easy,... More 

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Paraparaumu Bea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

visiting from new zealand to see family and i can see why this is their favourite indian resteaurant...great service great food and the price is right...friendly staff.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I actually went here couple of times because once a month, i crave indian food. I dont know why haha. Well anyways the food here is delicious especially the tandoori chicken! However some curry dishes have too much butter in it so they can be greasy by the time when you are almost done with the dish. Another con was... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

That is the welcoming feeling you receive when greeted at the door. The aroma's are incredible and the food is divine. We always order the lamb samosa and the navarattan with onion garlic naan. The main course we mixed it up with simple chicken curry all the way to Tikka Marsala and lamb vindaloos for some spice. Our waiter was... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We wanted to eat before we got into town so I looked up restaurants in Quincy. We love Indian food and were pleased to see how highly Punjab was rated. It definitely lived up to the reviews I had read online. The food was excellent - vegetable samosas, vegetable pakoras, naan, chicken tikka masala, chana masala and lassis. The chutney... More 

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Randolph, Vermont
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124 reviews 124 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It's hard to believe that Punjab Cafe is the top-ranked restaurant in suddenly restaurant-rich Quincy. The decor is modest, the prices are modest, even the servers are modest. Match these up with consistently excellent food, however, and the impressive ranking begins to make sense. There's nothing wildly creative about Punjab's menu. It's standard Indian fare, well-executed and impeccably served by... More 

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hull
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We do not know Indian food but wanted to give it a try. PunJab was recommended by a friend. It was very good. The staff was attentive but not overbearing, and were able to describe the many dishes offered. We have been there 3 times, ordering something different each time. Everything was always very delicious, with good-sized portions. The location... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food was excellent - good for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Service was quick. We were glad we ate there again.

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Squantum, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

When you enter an Indian restaurant and it's full of Indian families eating you know it's going to be good. Friendly, pleasant space, great food. I've eaten here many many times and always enjoy my meal and the atmosphere. Nothing fancy, just good Indian food freshly prepared with great care and served by smiling waiters.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have always had fantastic meals at Punjab Cafe, conveniently located on 3A in Quincy. Their lunch prices are excellent value. While portions are smaller, add an order of nan bread for a perfect lunch! Dinner or brunch are good values as well, though more expensive than the lunch menu. Clean, comfortable seating, nicely decorated, and friendly staff--appropriate for families,... More 

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Additional Information about Punjab Cafe

Address: 653 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA 02169-5645
Phone Number: 617-472-4860
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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