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Royal India Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
+1 781-861-7350
Today
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:15 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our go-to restaurant for delicious Indian food. We usually have it delivered to our home, and the delivery people are wonderful. Everything we have tried is simply delicious! The restaurant is in a nice tucked-away location on a side street in Lexington center. The only downside is that it is relatively small, so it can be challenging to... More 

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Thank Arlene S
Weston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

really tasty food definitely the best in Lexington. I understand that not everyone likes Indian food but this is a great place to try it. Management go out of their way to be helpful and the place is bright and pretty

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Thank Mara B
Seville, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We make sure to eat here whenever we're staying with family in Lexington. The food is very tasty and the prices are reasonable--go for lunch and get the lunch specials! I'm no expert on Indian but the place feels cozy and authentic and the menu has loads to choose from.

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Thank theredbomber
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

was not impressed. somehow managed to ruin classical indian dishes. tough and chewy, overseasoned. will not return

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We are so glad to have found this hidden gem! Now we know where it is... it is not so hidden but still a gem!!!. No, it is not huge in size, and there may be a waiting line because the are no reservations on the week ends, however, they do try to welcome you in the small foyer with... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

My wife and I happened in here on our most recent visit to Lexington. This is some of the best Indian cuisine I've had in the US. Only in London have I found comparable. We both decided to have the Saturday luncheon special, with chicken tikka masala and chana. I had the mattar paneer, she the vegetarian curry The naan... More 

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Thank Orso52
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

This restaurant is one of the best of India restaurant in 10 miles radius. The only problem is that the quality is not always consistent. But I will recommend it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

This is our "go to" place, whether we are eating in or eating out. Great food...obviously authentic by the clientele....great service. Very friendly and welcoming. Just wish they would expand into a larger space.

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Thank Dave S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite Indian restaurant in MA. Great food with wonderful and attentive service. Highly recommend a visit if u are missing your favorite Indian dishes.

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Boston, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

If you've never tried India food, don't be hesitant, it taste good. They use different spices so it's full of flavor. This is the best India restaurant, but a little small inside. You have the option to tell the chef how spicy you want your food (extra hot for me lol) The is reasonable and service is good. I recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-861-7350

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?