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Tantric Indian Bistro

123 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116 (Downtown)
(617) 367-8742
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Ranked #374 of 2,779 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Indian, Vegetarian, Bistro
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Tremont Street
Transit: Green Line Boylston Street Stop Walk Down Tremont to corner to Stuart Take a Right on Stuart we are 3 doors down on the right
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78% Recommend
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I have been to Tantric a few times over the years, it's not convenient in the least since I hate paying for parking, but when I am in the city I make a point to come here for dinner. This past week I can with my mother because we were seeing a show. Let's just say my mom is someone... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Alright. I love Indian food. Hard to please. I always eats so much, because I order too many dishes, but I just can't help myself. Started with the ground lamb and pea dosa. Great flavor, not too great and the right crunch. The 2 sauces that came with it were great. Stay away from the five spice salad. Not worth... More

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Boston, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The eggplant bartha and parathas are out of the world. I found the Indian food variety pretty good here and the chef was able to customize the spice level to what I needed. Good choice of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Very cosy restaurant which also has sitout options in summer.

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New Delhi, India
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed the Indian food here. It is a nice place to satisfy your taste buds to get some Indian flavour. Food is good and location is in the heart of city.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I went to the place by looking into reviews, was highly dissatisfied South Indian dishes were not available Food is terrible - nothing close to indian food service is terrible - guy called Jay...even if you are going avoid him

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Manassas, VA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We really enjoyed our meal here. Great food and awesome drinks. Chicken tikka masala very good medium is a little spicy. Nice location with nice atmosphere. I even left my credit card there and they kept it for me. Drinks were very strong ( a good thing). We would return if we go back to Boston.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I had Bhindi and roti here since I am a strict vegeterian (food without onion/garlic). Ambience was nice and food overall was good. I might visit this place again.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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91 reviews 91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

There are many Indian restaurants in the Boston-Cambridge area, but this one stands out! The pakoras may, in fact, be the best I have had. We asked for mild spicing and that's what we got, not the "mild" that in so many restaurants keeps you up at night. Without the chilis, we were able to taste the food itself, especially... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This place is a walking distance from Boston Commons and newbury street. Good food (only tried the buffet so can't comment on a-la-carte), limited choices but savory for sure. Decor is nice and conducive to your quick office lunches or family dine outs. Highly recommended for lunch.

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helsinki, finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Stayed in the Theatre district for a week and got really tired of American fast food & take-away sandwiches. Happened upon this place, and really liked the food. They asked us how spicy we´d like the food, meaning everyone in the group got exactly what they wanted. Would certainly eat there again.

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