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“Good tourist Restaurant - not for Foodies” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pinch of Spice

Pinch of Spice
Ranked #6 of 270 Restaurants in Agra
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
Description: Pinch of Spice is an exclusive fine dining restaurant.
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Good tourist Restaurant - not for Foodies”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

Across the street from ITC Mugal

Pros: Nice room (seemed a bit more like a high-end Shanghai decor than Indian decor?) Very good service with attentive professional staff

Cons - Indian food more reminiscent of American strip-mall quality food - not bad but not special (at all) "Chinese" food - your typical base sauce of black vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and corn starch with whatever "flavor" is added - ouch

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Bangalore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Nothing Great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013

We went here as we wanted to try some local cuisine and it was directly opposite our hotel - the ITC Mughal.

We ordered North Indian Veg food. The service was slow, the food was mediocre. The curry dishes were very bland and the rotis were not hot. The rates were pretty high. The ambiance was good though.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Delhi
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“A must visit place when in Agra.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

A very nice place.
Service is the first thing that impresses along with the ambiance.
A subtle fine dining decor, impressive choices for liquor and finger-licking tasty food.
Complimentary side-serves like chutneys are a cherry on the top.
Would recommend this aver all others.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“out of curiosity”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

we went here looking at the trip advisors review and comments. this place is cool and we loved there expanding hand towel concept. the pan drink at the end was ok. the atmosphere is lively and you can see that it is crowded. the gentry is good and let me talk about the food now. the mocktail drinks we offered were average and the tandoori items and pasta we ordered were also not that good. actually i heard a lot about this place on tripadvisor so we went there with a lot of expecation but the food was not upto that mark . guys you can still better your food , rest the place is awesome and if you go to agra and do visit pinch of spice.

Visited August 2013
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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“Awesome Food !!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

We visited Agra for a short trip with no planning at all. After the Taj site seeing we started searching for a good place to eat. The ITC Mughal's gaurd advised us to visit this restaurant which is opposite to the entrance gate of ITC Mughal on Fatehabad road. The place was buzzing with people and the aroma of food. We got the table just in the nick of time before the whole place was full. We were not disappointed afterwards. The service was impeccable, the food sumptuous and mouth watering and the quantity sufficient.
We had vegetarian cuisine only, though I wanted to try some non-veg items too. I however would believe that their non-veg options would be equally worthy.
Few takeaways -
Food is superb whatever you order.
The serving portions are really large (for e.g. we ordered french fries and the three kids on table couldn't finish it) and hence order keeping this in mind.
I would surely visit this place whenever I am in Agra again.
The place is visited by locals as well as tourists and on weekends might be really full. Better call them (from their g+ profile --> 0562 404 5252) and have a reservation done to avoid waiting for long.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ucans
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