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Punjab Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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653 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA 02169-5645
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant, great samosa, and the mixed grill is my favorite. I especially love the garlic nan and all of the lamb curries. We are never disappointed with the quality of the food. just very solid restaurant with consistent food.

Thank Chacha562013
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

first time here, I was impressed with the attentive but not too much service. The food was great. There were two of us and we had the vegetarian dinner for two. Had the Saag paneer and baingan-bharta. Both were well seasoned and spiced nicely. The chai was comforting and slightly sweet . The two of us sat for hours chatting.... More 

Thank GdfoodinME
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick lunch while at work, we had the lunch buffet. Food was hot & fresh, nice selection, great service. We will certainly be back!

Thank Mark M
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I was in Quincy last weekend. I was looking for something different and decided to give Punjab a try. I was pleasantly surprised. I was seated right away. They had a lunch buffet. I am unsure of the cost because I preferred to order from the menu. I was given 3 different chutneys which were all very good. I ordered... More 

Thank Dawn L
Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

This is best place to get Indian Food in quincy and near by area. I have visited several time with friends and family and everytime its was worth it. Will keep going to this place.

Thank meetgkg
Quincy, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Always a real treat to dine here. The food is great the owner and servers wish to make your experance a joy. You tell them how spicy or no you would like your food and it shows up to the table that way. Plenty of samplers for the first timers to buy and try.Don't be shy if your not fermmiluar... More 

Thank IamScubaSue
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Made a quick stop here based on the reviews read! It lived up to its expectation. Nothing fancy but clean and tasty with good service. Ordered a combination of dishes and the best for us were, vegetable somosas, tarka dhaal and nan. My husbands chicken dish and my vegetarian curry was so so but overall tasty and cooked well. If... More 

Thank Mrsmj2004
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We eat here most Sundays my son loves it, they know him by babe as we are going here since he was 3 he is now 7, it is the nicest Indian food I have ever had!

Thank laurzmac
Randolph, Vermont
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247 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a modest place in a forgettable location that I've been visiting regularly for at least the last half-dozen years. I've always been amused to find it ranked as the #1 restaurant in Quincy, figuring that Mr. Punjab must have a very large family. Our most recent visit, however, underscored what has always been true. This is a place... More 

Thank StepMorris1
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I have been a regular customer here since they opened. By far the best around with reasonable prices! Wait staff is very courteous and the food is great.

Thank wheatieandjoshie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA 02169-5645
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: 617-472-4860
Punjab Cafe is unassuming from the outside, a step inside, calm and inviting, and most of all - transporting. Soothing tabla and sitar music, welcome you as waitstaff deliver authentic North Indian dishes and intriguing relishes in a variety of platters, ramekins, and shallow bowls with carved handles. Dining at Punjab Café is stepping in to our own kitchen as family and friends with service that is friendly and familiar. From blending each spice and dough mixture by hand to cooking each dish to order. We take great pride in providing our customers with authentic Punjabi cuisine, made from scratch and fresh premium ingredients .The restaurant is a lovely, inviting escape from contemporary pressures. And the owners, chefs and staff are devoted to their craft and in sharing the wonderful mysteries of Indian cuisine with the community.

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