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“Great Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pinch of Spice

Pinch of Spice
1076/2, Fatehabad Road, | Opposite Hotel ITC Mughal, Agra 282001, India
0562-4045252
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Ranked #4 of 167 restaurants in Agra
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, Italian, Continental
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Hyderabad, India
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

If you are in Agra and are feeling hungry, try and visit Pinch of Spice at the Fatehabad Road. I went there after 2pm and hence the peak lunch hour seemed over. Luckily I did not have to wait to get a table. The choice of food is limited to Indian or Chinese. The taste of the food is great-I had specifically asked for no spice or chilly and got what I had in my mind. The portions of food was also big and enough for one person or share with someone. The wait time for food to be served was high-they had to be asked 'whats wrong?' as service took a long time. When the food came, you forget about the delay as the taste is realy good. Fo a good, reliable, clean place where you can get good food is this place. Must try for those hunger pangs.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New York
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great place!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The food was really really good. The atmosphere was a little bit too loud as there were many families there. You might want to reserve in advance as I had to wait for some time for a table.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“A Gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We ate at Pinch of Spice - Agra on two occasions. Firstly at lunchtime, the restaurant was extremely busy, but worth the wait. Also, we ate here in the evening - where bookings are essential. The ambience of the Restaurant is very nice, with lots of locals, and also Tourists. The menu is extensive and the food excellent, albeit a touch pricey. There does not seem to be that many good Restaurants in Agra, so I think that tourists tend to flock to this Restaurant, and maybe this is why the prices are a little high. Having said all that, the food is delicious and the Restaurant was warm. We were in Agra when it was very cold, and it was a nice break out of the cold.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Plastic bag in a salad.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

First thing, that surprised me in this place is that they do not serve tea or coffee. At all. We got there soaking wet and freezing cold after visiting Taj on a cold and rainy winter day in a inappropriate clothing. Asked for tea or coffee or whatever else they have to warm up... And the waiter offered us Red Bull or Coke.

We've seen good reviews on the food, so we decided to stay and give it a go.

The place itself looks a little bit worn out. Painting needs a refresher, furniture looks used. And waiters shirts have seen a better days.

Like in many other similar places in India, they have a horde of personnel wandering around the place. Maybe they have "rush hours" when tourist buses drive in, but when we where there most of the staff where just killing time.

The food was good. Fresh and tasty. Not some something exceptional, but very good. We really enjoyed kebabs and the mains where good. But, as the name of the review suggests, we found a plastic bag in one of the salads.

Manager was very apologetic - spent 15 minutes explaining how sorry and shocked he was. And offered us complimentary drinks and said that we won't be charged for salad. But the drinks never made it to our table and salad was on the bill.

With all this service I can't see myself going there ever again.

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New Delhi, India
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24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Amazing Food and great location!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Lip-smacking Indian food. Never expected this in Agra. Recommended by the Durban at Wyndham, this turned out to be a trump card. Westerners flock to this place!

Visited January 2014
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