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Bombay Bistro

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98 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850-4211
13017628798
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Rockville, Maryland, USA
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether eating in or taking out, our family has always enjoyed the food prepared here at Bombay Bistro. We've been regulars for more than five years and have rarely been disappointed. Chicken Tikka Makhani and Tandoori Chicken, with Raita, Dal and several Naans are our go-to selections.

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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in with a couple good friends about a month ago, and we absolutely loved the place. Really cozy feel, and the staff was extremely friendly and attentive. I've been eating Indian for years, and have been known to be a picky eater, but we were all blown away by the flavors and spices at this place! The Chicken Tikka... More 

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Thank Koba K
Silver Spring, MD
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to come here several years ago and haven't been back in a while. Everything was fresh and delicious - the naan was flaky, the Thali was delicious, Sag Paneer was fresh and lively. I look forward to my next visit!

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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bombay Bistro started a late night menu on Wed & Thurs nights and it is amazing! Aside from Silver Diner, previously there simply was no other food available in Rockville past 10pm, so to be able to get delicious and authentic Indian food at that time is a total game changer. The place was packed, and the food came out... More 

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Thank Jessica J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Popped in for lunch the other day with some friends. Had the buffet. Definitely a buy! Tons of options for vegans an vegetarians, and the kitchen was super helpful when I had questions. Huge fan of the saag dish. Their roti is vegan! :^)

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1 Thank Jason S
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to this place for about 10 years. The food is always delicious, the service is always great. I tend to like the lamb vindaloo the best, but whatever you do, don't miss out on the Saag paneer

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Thank Doc P
Potomac, Maryland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I'm a fan of Indian food and have tried several other Rockville and Bethesda Indian restaurants. While there are many good options, Bombay Bistro is my favorite. It has good, flavorful Indian food at a reasonable price. And the service is stellar. They literally never let your water glass run empty, which is important when you're eating spicy food! My... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Yesterday was our 3rd visit in last year or so to this place. and it was good though not as good as the first 2 times (probably because our expectations were high). we ordered 'Spinanch -mango chaat' which was not good (it was awesome in first 2 visits). we ordered Veg Biryani it was as good as ever. And we... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I was in town on business for the week and first saw this restaurant on Tripadvisor and was impressed by the reviews. The front desk person at the hotel I was staying also mentioned it was good so I decided to try it. Boy am I glad I did. Sunday night I sat in for a la carte, and Friday... More 

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Cleveland, Oh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This is a small place which has been open for over twenty years in a small shopping mall. It is family operated and offers very well prepared curry and other indian food, including some interestingly made whole fish. It has a popular lunch buffet and at dinner it is often very crowded based upon its popularity with locals.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Pakistani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
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 - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 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: 98 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850-4211
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: 13017628798
Description
Established in 1992, Bombay Bistro is a family-owned casual dining Indian restaurant located in Rockville, MD. Over our 23 years in Rockville, we have prided ourselves on providing high-quality Indian meals at affordable prices for our community. With an open kitchen, cultural decor, and a cozy atmosphere, Bombay Bistro is the perfect place to enjoy your next meal with family and friends.

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