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Kama Bistro

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9 S La Grange Rd, La Grange, IL 60525-2455 (La Grange / US 20)
(708) 352-3300
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have been coming here since it opened around the corner from where it now is. Never have had a bad meal. The chicken achari is probably my favorite item on the menu. The lemon tadka is also something we can't seem to go without. I've never had the nerve to order the "Kamikaze" vindaloo. Service is... More 

Thank DeadGuyKai
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

I've eaten here a few times and the food is just average while the prices are really high compared to what you get. I've eaten at a lot of better Indian food places that had a lot better food and cheaper prices.

Thank lverhulst
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience! We had chicken tikka, lamb rogan josh, garlic and regular naan. The rice (extra long grained basmati) is a great example of their philosophy...use great products and treat them with respect. The music playing was a great enhancement to the experience. You'll be very happy with this choice.

Thank ChefPhil
La Grange Park, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Very good Indian food with excellent service and atmosphere. It is relatively expensive but worth it. Portions are large so you can easily split/share in order to try different dishes.

Thank R Michael W
La Grange, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Saturday night bar into dinner with friends....Sunday brunch buffet....both visits were memorable. They have creatively incorporated their house chutneys into delicious drink menu. Staff is highly informative, especially valuable for those less familiar with Indian fare. Menu is diverse and all selections delicious. Also one of group was gluten sensitive and we pleasantly discovered how gluten free Indian cooking is.... More 

Thank lmoirano
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I read such great reviews and there's not many Indian restaurants in or near La Grange. We ordered several items for takeout. It's very pricey and just ok. Won't try it again.

Thank Karen K
DuPage County, IL
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181 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Friends who are regulars at this restaurant took us here. I haven't had a lot of experience with Indian food, but they and my husband have, and they say it's top notch. All I know is that I thoroughly enjoyed the food and the comfort of the restaurant and its staff. Definitely recommend.

Thank Nanster630
River Forest, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

I wasn't that thrilled about meeting my old roommate at an Indian restaurant in La Grange to catch up but was I in for a surprise. I loved the atmosphere - very cozy and friendly. The wait staff was attentive and informative. Everything we ordered was flavorful. From the buttered naan to the lamb tacos we could not be more... More 

Thank MTM50
Illinois, United States
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I live locally and don't understand why I don't frequent this place more often. On this visit, I played it safe and got the TIkka Masala (chicken), garlic naan and the cucumber salad. They all went so well together. I sat at the bar and had a glass of wine while I waited for my food to take home (had... More 

Thank Kris D
Lombard, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

I am so impressed by this place, that I'm literally having trouble to figure out how to start writing a review. The ambiance blew my mind. It's something I'd never expect for an Indian restaurant. So elegant and classy. I heard the owner's wife had to do a bit with the interior, and I must say, she's done an excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $20
Indian, Pakistani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 S La Grange Rd, La Grange, IL 60525-2455
    (La Grange / US 20)
  • Public Transportation: BNSF metra.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: (708) 352-3300
Kama Bistro is named after the Indian cupid, the god of love and passion, symbolizing the aesthetic pleasure of the senses. Indulge your senses and experience the passion Kama brings to its food and service. This is not your ordinary Indian food. Kama Bistro’s menu puts an emphasis on fresh, high quality ingredients. Freshly ground spices go into sauces made from scratch every day. Homemade paneer (cottage cheese), all-natural chicken and prime domestic lamb make for superior protein. Everything is prepared to order to ensure its quality. The menu is rounded out with innovative cocktails, diverse wine and a select microbrew list to accompany your food. The martinis, including mango, cinnamon pleasure, pineapple and cucumber chili, are always made from fresh fruit purees and homemade syrups, all-natural and a perfect balance to spicy food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?