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BABA India

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3120 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209
(513) 321-1600
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Dining options: Dinner, Buffet

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meal for eat-in or takeout

We went out with our infant daughter on a weeknight to Baba India and had a great experience. The restaurant is busy and loud so it was perfect for our daughter who can be quite active. Our meal was delicious. I highly recommend the Saag paneer which was just wonderful. We also had the dal and aloo... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We went out with our infant daughter on a weeknight to Baba India and had a great experience. The restaurant is busy and loud so it was perfect for our daughter who can be quite active. Our meal was delicious. I highly recommend the Saag paneer which was just wonderful. We also had the dal and aloo paratha which were... More 

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Vineland, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

On an unseasonably chilly and wet night, while visiting in Cincinnati, we decided to try Baba India for takeouts. We ordered vegetable samosas, vegetable pakoras, Naan, chicken tikka masala, saag mushroom, and dal makhani. The food was ready and waiting when we went to pick it up, and was packaged well so no spillage in the car! The food was... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We had a hard time deciding what to order, the menu was that good. We enjoyed everything we selected. Not fancy, but perfect for a casual place to go at the last minute. Will definitely go back.

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Lawrenceburg, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife, our daughter and I stopped here for an early dinner. We had been down the street at the Duck Creek Antique Mall and found the restaurant by Googling Indian restaurants in the area. The reviews seemed positive, so we gave it a try. When we pulled into the lot, we almost left.....not one soul was inside eating –... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We went to dinner at Baba India on Saturday evening. The atmosphere was great. We didn't have to wait for a table and we didn't have reservations. I don't know if they take reservations. You might want to call especially if you have a larger group. We used our coupon book and received a nice discount. The dinners were plentiful... More 

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Fairfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I am not an Indian food connoisseur at all. In fact, up until two years ago, I had never eaten Indian food. My wife and I were talked into eating here by a friend. Why had I waited so long?? The family atmosphere is great. The food is outstanding. We have tried other places in Cincinnati, but always come back... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Although I would like it a little spicier, Baba India's selections are always very good! The family greet you, seat you, and then, you're off to the buffet to figure where to start. The Tandoor Chicken is AWESOME! Moist and packed with flavor. The various curry dishes are good, again I'd like a little more kick, but that's MY taste... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

This Restaurant is wonderful. Authentic and decent prices. Family owned, and they accommodate requests. About 7 minutes off of I71 if you are traveling. Lunch buffet is wonderful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

I recommend the lamb curry or saag (spinach) @ about a 4 or 5 spice level. The menu is the same as most bland Indian restaurants that leave me wanting more to desire, bit this place does not disappoint, the spice and flavor here is outstanding. Love the family run business!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

I don't know what it is. Or, well... I know exactly what it is. Those spices. From the time I first tasted a sprinkle of crushed red pepper on a pizza slice as a child, I knew... I desired - no - I NEEDED that spice. It made me feel whole. It brought a whole new mixture of pain and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3120 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Oakley
  • Neighborhood: Oakley
  • Phone Number: (513) 321-1600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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