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Diva Indian Bistro

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246 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2941
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Recife, PE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a Groupon for $46 for four. Went to this restaurant for family Lunch Indian Vegetarian. The inside arrangement is good and the chef is aware of Indian Taste. We ordered Vegetable Pakoras ($5.00), Dal Makhani ($13.00), Shahi Paneer Korma ($15.00) , Stuffed Naan Basket ($12.00). We had asked for mixed pickles for which the restaurant charged $2.00 extra... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Indian food, but my husband is not a huge fan. Even he loved Diva Indian Bistro. We sat at a charming table overlooking the street in Davis Square. Everything was extremely flavorful.

Thank LAB229
Lyme, New Hampshire
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183 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Went here with friends and enjoyed a nice meal. I eat Indian food all over the country - and in India - and have to say, Diva was good, but not great, food. Same for the service - good, but not great.

Thank David K
Geneseo, New York
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I have had one meal at Diva and it was excellent. Indian food is a favorite and I don't recommend it lightly. Diva is a great find. The food is authentic, the spices as ordered and the servings plentiful. We had a nice bottle of wine and a nice time with family. We didn't feel pressured to leave at the... More 

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Portland, Maine
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347 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

My friend who lives locally, and I, came to Davis Square, midweek, during my visit to Boston, originally to go to a Mexican restaurant we saw reviewed, but when driving by the vibe didn't seem quite right for us. He knew about Diva Indian Bistro and had been once before. We wandered around the square for a bit, in the... More 

Thank James F
Somerville, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Diva is one of the nicer Indian restaurants I've been to, in terms of atmosphere and price. I've enjoyed all of the food I've had there, having visited several times, but have not had very friendly service, unfortunately.

Thank Abbey L
Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place has great weekend buffet, very nice interior, relaxed atmosphere, good service. Food is North Indian. Our kids love this place!

Thank Svetlana_Kot
Calgary, Canada
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187 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Wonderful lunch buffet! Many choices, excellent value. Diverse menu. Pleasant atmosphere. A pleasant walk from the Davis T station.

Thank masegall79
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The last time I was there the wait staff was not very friendly. The buffet was not well kept up. Some items were burnt from being there too long and other items that were popular were not refilled

Thank sdvb09171020
Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My wife and I ate there on a Friday night. Not crowded but full. Her medium hot Kadahi chicken was very nice but the raita for which we were not charged was a bit thin. MY Tandoori half chicken was over cooked. it came with rice a miniscule salad and only a mild but tasty sauce. There were a thigh,leg... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Indian, Vegetarian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2941
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-629-4963

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