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“Very good, but Indian food is very spicy.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Exotic India

Exotic India
102 2nd Ave, #B, Coralville, IA
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Ranked #24 of 108 Restaurants in Coralville
Cuisines: Indian
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“Very good, but Indian food is very spicy.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

As long as you expect it to be spicy, it's excellent. Even mild was hot for me. We had four different entrees and really liked the mixed grill, particularly the chicken, and the sauce with roasted eggplant. Several other things on the menu looked good and i'll try some of them next time. Decor is pretty plain for a place with "Exotic" in its name and service was average.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Place doesn't seem like much, but the food is delicious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

I went strictly because of the reviews and fortunately, I wasn't disappointed. Curry was delicious, nan was fantastic. I didn't care for the samosa, but mostly because of the seasoning. The portion and quality/freshness of it was good, just wasn't my thing I guess. I ate Indian twice in one day and this was the better of the two. The chai was wonderful. Just the right bit of spiciness to the curry. Basmati rice was yummy. Cant wait for leftovers tomorrow...

Visited May 2013
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Overland Park
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“impeccable food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

The food here was absolutely among the best Indian food I have had. The service was a little slow, but by no means bad. Like most great Indian restaurants in the Midwest, it's atmosphere us best described as a homey hole in the wall. My only disappointment was that they are less generous than most with their food, more specifically, nann had to be bought by the piece and we were left fighting over the rice which is served communally for the table. Overall, would life to go back!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great Food!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

My husband loves this place. He usually orders the Chicken Tikka - which is always good. I usually order the Chicken Tikka Masala because the sauce is very good!!! The samosas are the best I've ever had, and the basmati rice is simply wonderful. The food is consistently good!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Maquoketa, Iowa
2 reviews
“Good food for good price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Wide variety of foods. Tasted really good. Service was great.
No waiting in lines. Open and good spacing between tables.

Visited August 2012
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