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Tantric Indian Bistro

#258 of 2,704 Restaurants in Boston
#280 of 2,917 Places to Eat in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Downtown
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123 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116 (Tremont Street)
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
(617) 367-8742
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 15
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent Food & Service

We visited Boston this month and as it was our last day here we decided to go out to this restaurant for dinner. The ambience is good and the food is okay. We o

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Vijay B
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Singapore
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English first
Medfield, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Here with a large group on a day when it was 90 degrees and humid in Boston. My main complaint was that the Air Conditioning did not cool to a comfortable level and took away from enjoying the meal.The appetizers were good but average for local Indian restaurants. Garlic Naan was very good but Chicken Vindaloo did not have the... More 

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Singapore
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visited Boston this month and as it was our last day here we decided to go out to this restaurant for dinner. The ambience is good and the food is okay. We o

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I had lunch buffet and it was really good though there were few items, quality was good enough to make me happy. worth it paying a visit. each and every item was delicious and made to the best. I really loved my experience, i will strongly recommend this place.

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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A wide choice of Indian cuisine. The menu is instructive. Unless you are very spice tolerant do not go beyond medium. The dishes were well presented and portions were of appropriate size. We shared lamb and tiny eggplant dishes which were delightful.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

we were here for lunch buffet. Although there were not much items...... But whatever they had was good.... Service was little slow. But overall good experience

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Manchester, Maine
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Had made a reservation and had been looking forward for several weeks to dinner at Tantric-- we were not disappointed! The food was very good--esp enjoyed Chicken Korma, and the Lakhnawi Naan was the best naan we've ever had. The server asked each of us how spicy we wished our food to be, and our different requested spice levels were... More 

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Looking for authentic Indian food . . . Tantric is the place then . . . I preferred buffet which is available from Mon-Fri during lunch, as I could get more variety for less price. I would rate Roasted Chicken as the best dish :-)

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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125 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I made a res on our way down to Boston for a show... it was a week night, so we got an early table no problem. However when we arrived 30 minutes later the hostess informed us upon arrival that they no longer had their liquor license. I was sad. They made a Mango Martini that was SO VERY EXCELLENT... More 

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New Delhi, India
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is a nice place for lage groups who like indian food and indian beers. Price- Decent Service- Ok

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The food was good out quickly and hot. Unfortunately they no longer have a liquor license. They were upfront calling me after I made a reservation on Open Table so I appreciated knowing this.

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Additional Information about Tantric Indian Bistro

Address: 123 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116
Phone Number: (617) 367-8742
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: French, Indian, Vegetarian, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 123 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116
    (Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: 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
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (617) 367-8742

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, Indian, Vegetarian, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?