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94 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-5618
2039242626
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CT
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

I have always given this place great reviews, but the last two times I ordered take-out from here, I had problems. The first time, the chicken tikka was burned - black - could barely eat it. I wrote a letter, but it was apparently ignored. I gave them another chance. This time, the lamb vindaloo dish we ordered had THREE... More 

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Thank TellMeWhereToGoNext
Trumbull, Connecticut
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Its gone off in here. The staff and service used to be so good. I think it is under new management. Staff are miserable but food remains very good. They always question me when I say spicy 8/10. I know my Indian food and what I like to eat. I ordered recently and they brought the wrong dish , no... More 

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Thank efoden
Seymour, Connecticut
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Our son choose this restaurant for his birthday dinner. We are not familiar with Indian food at all. Really didn't know what to expect. Very relieved! What a fantastic dinner. We ordered the sampler platter appetizer to start. Loved it! My husband and our other son each ordered one of the lamb dinners. So flavorful and melt in your mouth... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

It never fails. I try something different every time we go and I'm never disappointed. I know very little of Indian cuisine, so I take a stab at something new and BAM... a flavor explosion with every bite. I love going on the weekends for the buffet, so many new and exciting taste sensations. I think it's a good sign... More 

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Thank Steve R
Trumbull, Connecticut
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This place is getting better and better. The food is consistently good. The decor is getting a bit tired now but the staff are also been improving. We have been going since it opened and never disappointed.

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Thank efoden
White Plains, New York
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Food is delicious and service was good. I could have given excellent rating but we ordered Paneer Bhurjee and it came with gravy. It seems it was shred paneer in paneer tikka masala gravy. The taste of dish was awesome but PLEASE that is not called paneer bhurji. Dal makhani and paneer chilli were very delicious.

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Thank VishTravel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

The first time we went there for Dinner. We ordered from the Menu. Goat Curry and Chicken Tikka Masala were good. Goat Biryani is also too good.But the next time which is yesterday on a Sunday we went for Buffet. Very bad food. All the curries looked like with lots of water rather than the ingredients. The utensils they put... More 

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Thank Meera I
Stamford, CT
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

The restaurant is located well above the Housatonic River, so the view of the river through the huge windows or the outside deck is lovely especially during the summer. We regularly (typically at least weekly) do their lunchtime buffet, which we're delighted with. The owner is friendly and personable - the waitstaff often speak English as a distinct second language... More 

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Thank PeteSPD
Ansonia, Connecticut
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

Good all-round Indian restaurant, although the dinner menu is noticeably better than the lunch buffet, which can be a little bland. Nice dining room and attentive staff, also. Doesn't measure up to New Haven standards but pretty decent for the Valley.

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Toronto
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015

I was surprised to see 4.5 rating for this restaurant. After I taste food here I would like to give it 1. After seeing good ratings I have been here for dinner first time, I ordered Lamb vindaloo and garlic nans. Lamb was undercooked and taste was not even 10% close to how vindaloo taste. Instead of lamb I thought... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-5618
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: 2039242626
Description
Open about 2 months, absolutely delicious food and best service, very attentive and huge selection cooked how you wanted it, we will definitely go back!

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