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Jewel of India Restaurant

4735 University Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98105-4412 (University District)
206-523-5275
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Ranked #1,018 of 3,446 Restaurants in Seattle
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Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
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Dining options: Delivery
Neighborhood: University District
Description: Jewel of India is an indian restaurant located in the Seattle University District. They have lunch buffet everyday 11am-3pm and dinner starts at 3:00-10pm. Were voted the best indian restaurant in Seattle.Also do catering for any party or event. Come in and enjoy their wonderful delicious food!
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We ordered from Jewel of India two nights in a row, but the second night was better than the first; they did not include the yogurt sauce with the cucumber salad the first time, nor did our tandoori chicken include vegetables, which it *did* include the second night. Even with those minor glitches, we were very happy with our orders... More

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Seattle, Washington
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14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The food here is so awesome! I went with 10 of my friends yesterday and even though the variety in the buffet was less, the food was really really good. The Butter Chicken and the samosas were excellent. I recommend this for sure

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Good food. Plentiful selection. Friendly and helpful staff. No one thing in the buffet was tremendously exciting BUT everything was delicious. Chai was particularly good (comes with the buffet).

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Don't let the sketchy bus stop out front scare you. Inside is very welcoming, and I have gone several times for the lunch buffet. While I am not an expert in authentic Indian food, I have tried at least half a dozen different ones in the Seattle area, and this is by far my favorite. Good solid curries, tandoori chicken,... More

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Spokane, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

we went here near closing on graduation night. we had a coupon and accidentally ordered items that werent included. The staff/owners, a family, were super friendly which is not the norm in indian restaurants. the woman clearing saw me putting coconut oil in my tea and she came over. we ended up swapping home remedies and chatting. Altogether friendly, homey... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012 via mobile

Although nothing about Jewel of India was great, it wasn't a bad experience dining there. The food is classic Indian fare with nothing really out of the ordinary. The portions seemed a touch on the small side which chipped into the value a little. Other than that, the food was good to the point of going back, but not good... More

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Seattle, Washington
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Went here with a Groupon deal and the service was excellent as were the food and beverage options. My sister and I LOVED IT! (she's a veggie and found meals no problem - although that's not unusual for Indian restaurants)

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Zurich
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2008

What's special about Neelham"s? Well, a few things. They have Southern as well as Northern Indian food. The signature southern dish is the Dosai, a lentil crepe that is filled with various things. There aren't many S. Indian restaurants in Seattle (you need to go to Takoma Park, MD to find half of all of them in the US), so... More

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baljit s, Owner at Jewel of India Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Your favorite Seattle restaurant? Wow, that is quite a compliment. Thank you very much. We've gotten better in all aspects of our Indian restaurant: lunch, buffet lunch, dinner, delivery and catering are all available. Thanks and come in again soon. Baljit, owner, Jewel of India Restaurant More

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