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Dancing Elephant Restaurant & Lounge - CLOSED

166 Main St, Fairfield, ME 04937-1529
+1 207-238-0453
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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166 Main St, Fairfield, ME 04937-1529
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

We've been there 3 times now and have had a good experience every time. The food is great, the service is fast and friendly and the décor is nice, too. Never expected to find good Indian food in Fairfield, but there you go! Love the...More

Thank MadisonTravelerLEH
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Who would guess one could get world class Indian cuisine in Fairfield, ME? Not me, for sure, but there you go. Even an old chef doesn't know everything. But here it is! Great food, well prepared, well served. We almost always start our meal with...More

Thank travelingchef37
Reviewed March 25, 2017

I have eaten at the Dancing Elephant in Fairfield three times. Each time the result was the same: and insanely long wait for food, followed by an average, at best, standard fare, which, given my by then grumpy disposition, was not all that enjoyable. So,...More

Thank PendelMaine
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love eating here for the lunch buffet. Tonight we decided to try it for dinner. We started with the Gobi Pakora, garlic Naan, and Samosas. I had the chicken Vindaloo, and my husband had the chicken Tikka Masala. Everything was excellent....More

Thank porkslapgirl
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This was our first time eating Indian food. We went with the recommendations of our waiter. The food was delicious! We would definitely go back!!

Thank all4my2girls
Reviewed February 6, 2017

drive by often, but never tried the food, we stopped by on February third, because our 40th wedding anniversary is March 4th, and my husband and I wanted to try it before our special day, we went for the buffet, the chicken marsala was out...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This was our first trip to this pleasant restaurant, 3 of were quickly given a booth. From there, we had an education in Indian food, what goes with what, etc. Great info! We all ordered different items and shared Naan garlic bread. Only complaint was...More

Thank Barbara04957
Management response:Responded October 20, 2016

Thanks for joining us for a lesson on Indian cuisine, Barbara! I'm glad you all enjoyed our naan, lamb, and chicken. I hope to see you again the next time you're in the area! - Iqbal

Reviewed September 12, 2016

I had been waiting for over a year for this Indian restaurant to open and I am happy to say it was worth the wait. I usually make it a rule to avoid any restaurant that has just opened for at least the first month....More

1  Thank Andrew G
Management response:Responded September 16, 2016

This is such a wonderfully in-depth review -- thank you so much for finally visiting us after that year-long wait! I'm glad you and your wife enjoyed the Chicken Dansak and Botti Kebab, as well as the Naan bread and Gulab Jamon. We do get...More

Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and quaint location. Ambience and service was great. Whole family able to enjoy even kids. Loved that we could order according to our spice level. Flavors differ from where we live, but in a good way. Lots of selection, waiter attentive and describes...More

Thank michellemM3971OX
Management response:Responded September 21, 2016

I'm glad you brought your whole family in to see us! It sounds like you got a great sense of what's available on our menu, and I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the chicken Tikka Masala, chicken curry, and naan. I can assure you that...More

Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the dinner meal that comes with curry spice which tasted so good. Neat matching India theme environment. Courteous service.

Thank Anijela
Management response:Responded September 21, 2016

I'm so glad you enjoyed the curry spice with your dinner, Anijela! Happy to hear our atmosphere was to your liking, as well. Thanks for dining with us! All the best, Iqbal

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Main St, Fairfield, ME 04937-1529
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 207-238-0453
Available for lunch and dinner, Dancing Elephant Restaurant & Lounge offers traditional Indian cuisine in Fairfield, Maine.
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