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“Good food, good value”
Review of Bombay Darbar

3195 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133
305-444-7272
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Ranked #16 of 3,576 restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 3195 Commodore Plaza
Description: Our dining room dining room falls somewhere between red-velvet regal and Slum Dog casual, with white table linens, fresh roses and vinyl-coated menus. There's gentle, tinkling music, authentic if slightly wooze-inducing incense and, for better weather, a petite patio. Our menu is centered mostly on the northern half of the country but includes fiery Goan specialties and henna-red vindaloo. Our knowledgeable, welcoming and sincere staff makes ordering easy for novices. Meals begin with a complimentary stack of crisp pappadom with thimbles of thick-cut onion chutney and a green-as-fresh-cut-grass coriander version for dipping. A side order of mixed chutneys yields store-bought but no less delicious sour mango pickle and sweet mango chutney. Come visit our lovely, value-priced dreamy addition to Coconut Grove!
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“Good food, good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We've eaten Indian food all around the world, this place was excellent! Friendly service, good food, cozy small place but really worth a visit if you come to Miami.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Astana, Kazakhstan
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“Eat Indian food at this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Enough said! We have been to many Indian places including India itself. This was an excellent selection of food and a good price. Service was prompt and friendly. Orders were accurate and well prepared. The place is small so be aware. We sat inside without reservations but planning ahead is recommended. You can order different spice levels and the milder version are mild. The super hot was still what I would call hot but nothing over the top. If you are a fan of VERY spicy food make them aware of that and maybe you can get the full treatment. I didn't find it as spicy as I expected. Otherwise a very good place worth making a trip or several to when you're in the area.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Best indian flavors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We decided to go there so we called in to check wait. The lady on phone said 'one and a half hour'. So, we decided to pick the food! Which was an hour later (the food better be good!) and finally, yes! They are awesome. The food was really fab. We ordered veg korma and butter paneer with garlic & paneer naan. Everything was made to perfection. We were compelled to go back during our trip. If you like Indian food you have to try this. Yeah! They are pricey and portions are little...but still can't complain the food was awesome!!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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“Definitely going back!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Took some of our friends to this restaurant and were seated outdoors as they couldn't accomodate ten of us inside. The waiter took our order and brought the food in batches and completely forgot about the breads. Other than that, the food was good and the restaurant apologized for the confusion about the breads and gave us couple orders of dessert complimentary to make up for the issue with not serving us the breads on time. The food was delicious and well presented. Since all of us were Indians, I can tell you, this restaurant passed the test. Everyone liked the food and it was flavorful, fresh, and well presented. Definitely going back again, soon!

Visited December 2012
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“good hole in the wall”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

great little spot with awesome indian food, butter chicken is fantastic. I also enjoy the garlic nann

Visited October 2012
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