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The Indian Garden

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247 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611-7266 (Fairbanks& Ontario)
(312) 280-4910
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was good, not the best Indian we have had but good, it was reasonably priced and the service was very efficient. Lots of choice and variety and reasonable portions, one rice was enough for 2 adults and a child

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Thank Emma E
Fort Worth, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a variety of Mahi Mahi curry, shrimp tandoori, chicken vindaloo and chicken curry. We were please with our selections and chicken samosa appetizers. We enjoyed the Indian Cabernet savaugnon from 2007 so much we ordered a 2nd bottle. If you are looking for a great variety of Indian this menu is 8 pages of fantastic choices. We will... More 

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Thank crash467
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with a party of 4 midweek for an informal dinner with friends. It was my first time dining at this restaurant, and would definitely visit again. The Indian Garden is in a great location in downtown Chicago, and is a short Uber ride from Union Station. While I was not 'wowed' by this restaurant, the amazing and authentic... More 

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Thank Alex P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Not so well organized, there's like three waiters for the whole restaurant. Food was good but the service not so much. It was a long wait just for somebody to offer us drinks, which was disappointing considering the good reviews.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I went for dinner on July 16, 2016 after reading good reviews. I was shocked and disappointed to experience very poor and pathetic service. It seemed that the waitress kept up with the table with more than one guests as opposed to I being there as one guest just next to the table with more than one guests. She never... More 

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Thank 24happyme
Chicago
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time feasting here and the food seems to be better each time! I'm not good with remembering the names of the menu choices, but I suggest trying a variety of appetizers just like we did. You won't be disappointed. My dinner was a lamb dish. If you're sensitive to spicy then please consult with the waiter... More 

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Thank happymommy883
Chicago, Illinois
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209 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Another visit to our favorite Indian restaurant in Chicago. Chicken 65 was mouthwatering!!! Tandoori mixed grill was fabulous and enough to feed 2 people.Chicken madras was also outstanding. Have not had a bad dish from here yet. Very friendly service.

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Thank AnAislingSkye
Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Only went here for the lunch buffet, which was awesome. Good selection of veg and non-veg dishes thoughtfully placed at separate locations. Many veg choices: aloo bonda, bhindi, gobi, mixed veg, paneer, dal. For non vegs: sausage, tandoori chicken, tikka masala and goat curry. The icing on the cake were 2 desserts: gulag jamun AND rasgulla - hit the spot.... More 

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Thank BostonUSTraveller
Fremont, CA
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

this was our second visit & just as good as our first a couple years ago - the dishes here are a real treat for the palate. the prompt service & variety through the menu is very much appreciated . this is a second floor restaurant but the climb is worth it - the ambiance is just right - spacious,... More 

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Thank nkmunn
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I went to this place for a quick Indain curry. They have a fixed buffett for 15 dollars. I had 5 different vegetarian curries to choose from. All were very fresh and tasty. Worth visitng if you fancy an Indian in Chicago.

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Thank VRB17
Anu S, Owner at The Indian Garden, responded to this review

Dear VRB17, We sincerely appreciate your review and glad to hear that you enjoyed the lunch buffet. We serve lunch buffet 7 days a week and ala carte for dinner. Please let us know if we could be of any assistance during your next visit at Indian Garden. Warm Regards, Anu Sharma More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611-7266
    (Fairbanks& Ontario)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighborhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: (312) 280-4910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Streeterville

Neighborhood Profile
Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.