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Shanti - Taste of India

1111 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02125-3301
617-929-3900
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Ranked #588 of 2,786 restaurants in Boston
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Buffet
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Dining options: Buffet
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

What a find and close to our house! Great indian food. Naans here are unreal and service is great. Wonderful place and I highly recommend it!

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Boston, MA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food at Shanti is exquisite and you can get it as lightly spiced or hot as you want just tell your waiter.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Visited Shanthi Boston for dinner with a friend. The veg pakoras were really yumm and the rotis very soft and hot. North India food is very good and the chutneys are great Take-away and delivery food is also good!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I travel to India for work and love the food. When in Boston, I am lucky enough to live nearby this restaurant. The roti and all the veg dishes are authentic. I do ask for extra spicy. Highly recommended.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Mostly ordered out here, and tried many items. While Shanti is a cut above many local Indian restaurants in some respects it doesn't really stand out. There are pluses and minuses, but overall good and certainly one of the better choices, but not a standout.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

I ordered several times by delivery. Their food it is so tasty and delicious. You can tell they use fresh ingredients and spices. They served good portions enough for 2 persons. Give a try!!!

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London
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20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

The food was really nice but I suspect I found a hair in mine which put me off a bit. However I would recommend, i was pleasantly surprised at the flavours, and I'm Indian.

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Rokeya C, Owner at Shanti - Taste of India, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us at Shanti. We truly apologize if you suspected was true. We take every precaution to avoid such incidents. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the flavors. Once again we are truly apologetic. Thank you. More

Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

i'm on a quest to find the best Indian buffet in Boston area. Surprisingly have still not found one up to the standards of several restaurants in suburban Detroit. This is the 4th I've tried. It is located in the Savin Hill area of Dorchester...not too far from UMassBoston. We were only people in the place at about 2pm on... More

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Rokeya C, Owner at Shanti - Taste of India, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us at Shanti! More

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We love Shanti! We've been visiting Shanti for dinner somewhat regularly for the past couple years. The food is amazing - always cooked to perfection. The murg korma is my favorite dish! The naan and poori are always served steaming, and all the appetizers are terrific. We have visited here on our own and with groups of friends (our vegetarian... More

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Rokeya C, Owner at Shanti - Taste of India, responded to this review

Hi Kelly, Thank you for sharing your experience at Shanti. We are very appreciative of your support and look forward to seeing you soon. More

boston
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

We have been going to Shanti in Dorchester since it opened many years ago. While we have always enjoyed it, it just seems to get better and better. We love the dim lights and quiet atmosphere that makes it great for get-togethers with friends and family birthdays. No competing with loud music or shouting bar-goers. The restaurant is small, but... More

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