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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an early dinner hear after visiting The Clark Institute of Art. We love Indian food and we're surprised to find a great Indian restaurant here. We had a delicious Lamb Korma, one of the best we've had any. The sauce was amazing. We...also had Chicken Tikka Masala which was also good. You can ask for a dish to be made hotter if it isn't shown on menu to be hot. We did that with the chicken and it was perfect med hot heat. We also enjoyed garlic naan which was great. We will be back as we'll be in the area next week as well. Service was very attentive which we appreciated. Servers wore masks which was also appreciated.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I love indian food, but we had not had any since the start of the pandemic. We stopped here for lunch while visiting Wiiliamstown. Excellent non-vegetarian (that is what the restaurant calls it) thalis Too bad the restaurant is 100 miles from...our house.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 13, 2022

I like the ambience. I had the home spice chicken. It was OK. My wife had the lamb korma. Excellent sauce! Very tasty. Recommend that you go with any korma dish when you eat here. Prices reasonable. Service sluggish, but who cares, it's Williamstown and...there's a lot of foot traffic outside for you to watch while waiting. I like this place but the food quality is definitely not as good as the Pakistani restaurant that we usually eat at in nearby Troy, NY.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed May 7, 2022

I ordered online, food was ready promptly and staff were very friendly. My vegetable masala was delicious and came with rice. The garlic and cilantro nan was also great! Quick, convenient, and delicious, would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 2, 2022 via mobile

Consistently high quality Indian cuisine! My son lives in Williamstown, and I've eaten here a number of times. It has never disappointed! On this visit, the standouts were the Spinach soup, the tandoori chicken, and the fried bread appetizer..

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 14, 2022 via mobile

What a delightful meal with tasty Indian dishes and warm, friendly decor and hospitality! We read the rave reviews beforehand and so glad we stopped in for a memorable dinner while in Williamstown. Steps from the college on Spring Street, a must visit!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed January 30, 2022

Very nice decor. Service was attentive and friendly. Ordered our favorites that we get at home . Altho would have to admit preference for our at home restaurant sauces, these were still very good. very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed October 6, 2021 via mobile

Samosas were greasy but lamb korma and Sabji Sag Malai were delicious. Very pleasant, attentive service. Servers were masked.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 22, 2021 via mobile

The Indian food is excellent. It is tasty and fresh. We have been eating here for the last year and find it to be among the best we have sampled anywhere. The service is friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 6, 2021

We were deliberately overcharged on each main dish but didn’t check until the next morning. We were leaving town before opening time so we couldn’t go there. So just be warned to check your bill. Otherwise our vegetarian meals, a daal and saag stew and...a Chana stew were were nicely done. The service was efficient. The room was pleasant and comfortable. Many locals seem to like it. Maybe the owner spotted us visitors as good marks.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed September 5, 2021

Enjoyed a Friday night dinner here - recommendation from the hotel and great vegetarian options. Love the inclusion of Indo Chinese menu! Must try! Try the Bullet Naan - nice way to enhance the bread. Friendly staff and excellent service - good covid protocols -...overall satisfying meal and dining experience!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 3, 2021

I was searching for Indian restaurant and found this one probably the best till now in America being an Indian it's hard to find the exact flavour of Indian food in abroad best restaurants served me exactly what I wanted The the service was good...best hospitality Tasty Do try it outMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021

Rocky, from the Williamstown Motel sent us here. Since we aren't so much into Indian food, he counseled us about what to order. We got Lamb Biryani and it was the very best. We'll try that again!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 22, 2021

Plain tables, very boring room. Waiter must be tired or bored. Crab cakes worst than frozen ones from Hannafords, dense and not worth eating. Nan fine. Tandoori and entrees luckily quite better. Overall, not for me. Needs more nice decor, friendly enthusiastic staff, and more...consistent good spicy food.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 12, 2021

We were hoping that a college town would have better Indian food, but it was very mediocre, as if the cooks learned about Indian cuisine second-hand or were following recipes they didn't truly understand. It's decent food, but feels like Americanized Indian cuisine, rather than...the genuine thing.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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No, they aren't
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Response from Angus H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help - I don't notice the non-gluten stuff and their menu doesn't indicate non-gluten foods. You'ld have to ask them direct at one of their franchises.
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Spice Root is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4