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Jewel of India Restaurant

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26 Alfred St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2513
(207) 283-4200
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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The aroma of delicious spices and a myriad of proteins smacks you in the nose when you open the door, it only gets better. The food is as good or better than the smell when you walk in. I must now succumb to the waiting food coma.

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Thank Lee G
Ellsworth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small place which can be a problem. Excellent food. Good variety. Very good service. Spicy and just right as to heat

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Thank Bob D
Portland, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Worked/Traveled in India for 4 months and this is the worst Indian food I've ever had. The Lovely Tikka appetizer was ok but everything else was flavorless with an extra helping of bland. My Tandoori Chicken looked like Sliced Breast from the local supermarket with some homemade Tikki covering (not sauce). My wife's Tikki Paneer came in chucks 2" by... More 

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Thank jswTraveler
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Consistently amazing food! This is absolutely one of my local favorites. If you like Indian food, don't miss this.

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Thank KRouss1
Mount Vernon, Maine, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Ordered take out - Chicken Tandoori and Chicken Saag. Came with rice. Either chicken was properly stored before cooking or it was not cooked well. Both my wife and I got sick that night. Since the only thing we did different that day was the food from this restaurant, we have to question the food and either the storage or... More 

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Thank James L
maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Great little hole in the wall.When you walk in you know its good. Good selections, good portions,good service, good Indian food.

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Thank littlefield3
Portland, Maine
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The aloo naan is absolutely outstanding! Combine it with the saag panneer and you might achieve nirvana. I will say that it wasn't as spicy as it could of been, but that is something you probably need to specify. really nice people too, which is half, if not more than half, of the experience.

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Thank Dana S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Love the Nan bread and all vegetarian entrees. Seafood excellent as well!! Great family atmosphere. Friendly and welcoming!

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Claverack, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I arrived after 8 pm to an empty restaurant so I wondered if they were beginning to close. Instead, I was greeted graciously and encouraged to linger. I decided on a few appetizers instead of a dinner and found them to be freshly made and very flavorful. The hostess, who is probably an owner, was attentive without being intrusive. As... More 

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Thank Ginny351
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The restaurant was empty when we arrived and we were still the only party there when we left. We ordered papadum, garlic naan, mango chicken, and mutter paneer. The latter was ordered spicy and it arrived mild. The papadum was pretty greasy, but the tamarind sauce was good. The place seems tired: decor, service, and kitchen output. I won't be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Alfred St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Biddeford
  • Phone Number: (207) 283-4200

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