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Neelam Exotic Indian Cuisine

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115 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1901
+1 973-762-1100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
Jul 14, 2016
“Out of Business”
Oct 19, 2015
“Excellent Lunch buffet”
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
115 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1901
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

The store had been in Business for over 30 years but has been closed for at least 6 months. I ate there twice and ended up with an upset stomach both times.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Great dishes out for the lunch buffet, a dollar off with a Seton Hall University (nearby) ID card. Every dish here is great, and it is as much as you want at the buffet of course. They often have wonderful Gulab Jamun as dessert, they...More

Thank T H
Reviewed January 20, 2015

Neelam is nice Indian food, pretty much standard issue, but delicious. I go for the lunch buffet, which will have a selection of vegetarian and meat items, always including chicken tandoori , rice, salad, a bread, and a dessert. It's a good buy. Dinner is...More

2  Thank Marc P
Reviewed February 17, 2014

I have been going to Neelam for over 20 years (since 1993 at least). In the last year or so I would say that the service has fallen. More importantly, the prices have risen without the food going up in quality. I still order take...More

2  Thank NewarkScubaDiver
Reviewed January 19, 2014

I have had some unpleasant experiences with Neelam in the past during the dinner service but I have to say that they have revamped the quality of their food and service. The lunch buffet is great. Limited but adequate choices of tasty, fresh food. Dinner...More

Thank 54Business_Traveller
Reviewed January 20, 2013

I love indian food - I love the places in NY where you get multiple small dishes for you to explore through. and the meal is an experience Neelam is not this place - it is over priced - the food is "White Bread" Indian...More

Thank JAR655
Reviewed September 12, 2012

Neelam's is a place we go back to for reasonable price fresh lunch buffet and great service. Cozy atmosphere with a friendly welcoming staff.

Thank Paramarsh
Reviewed September 3, 2012

My daughter is a newbie at Seton Hall, and Neelam is close by. We were happy to find that the food is good, and prices reasonable. On a recent dinner we tried several appetizers, including the meat pakoras and vegetable samosas. Both were flavorful and...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed August 31, 2012

I eat here a lot because if you're in the mood for an Indian meal, it hits the spot. The service can be a little slow (although they are very friendly) and the decor is a bit dated and drab, but the food makes it...More

Thank starhawk
Reviewed February 17, 2012

I do like Indian spices, but not necessarily Indian food, especially in buffet style. I don't know; it's just not my favorite. I've had better in Montclair, NJ, and much, much better in Washington Heights, NY. The samosas their were to die for, but unfortunately,...More

Thank mama030
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1901
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-762-1100
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