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“100% satisfaction!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shiva Indian Restaurant

Shiva Indian Restaurant
Reguliersdwarsstraat 72, Amsterdam 1017, The Netherlands (Rembrandtplein)
0206248713
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Ranked #106 of 2,147 restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Rembrandtplein
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
“100% satisfaction!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Hands down the Best Indian food to be had in Amsterdam!
Delicious, Pure, fresh, authentic Indain cuisine cooked from the heart.
The way "perfect" food should make you feel: content, nourished and energized.
For starter dishes: their home-made pumpkin and Dal soups are superb, as is the "shiva special" (a selection of all their starters). Some favourite meat dishes here: butter chicken, lamb Vindalu (spicy!) and the fish Makahni with panga filet.
For vegetarians: the dal tarka is fantastic, as well as the Saag Panir, Baigan Bharta, Panir Butter Massala and Vegetable Korma dishes in particular.
The ambiance is peaceful, cozy, and inviting. Suitable for people dining on their own, couples, families and small groups. The service is friendly and attentive. As with all Indian food that is freshly prepared, keep in mind it takes time to prepare! I come here multiple times a month for either take away, or to dine in...the food is addictive.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Good variety, budget friendly, great flavors. Very friendly staff. Simple small space but bold flavors abound. We walked by on the first pass down the small street, but we are glad we stopped in.

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“Best restaurant either vegetarian or not. DELICIOUS.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I have been there 4 th time. And I always go back cause have the best rates for the best quality. I would eat daily in that place. Is so healthy.

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“Good quality Indian food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Finding a good authentic Indian restaurant in Amsterdam can be tricky.... There are lots of Indonesian places disguised as Indian restaurants - but if you like curry - proper Indian curry - then this is the place to go.
Polite staff, reasonable prices and excellent food. I advise you book in advance as this place is always busy.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Best indian restaurant in town!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Shiva is our favourite indian restaurant in amsterdam for the past 10 years. The homemade curries, such as the butter chicken and king prawn curry are delicious! And the prices are very reasonable compared to other indian restaurants, which allows us to eat at the restaurant very often.

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