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“Tasty Indian Food on the Beach!”
Review of The Island Spice - MOVED

The Island Spice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Authentic Indian Cuisine
Reviewed June 27, 2012

Going into the restaurant I was a novice in Indian cuisine. I was surprised how tasty and authentic it was. each of the 6 of us eating had different meals. The food took about 20 minutes to prepare but it was an off time (3:30pm) and food was very fresh and cooked to order. Our lunch was more expensive than planned and we were disappointed that even though we missed lunch pricing by mere minutes, we were unable to get it. Still very good food but go before 3:30 for best value!

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Thank crazzeenurse
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Reviewed June 27, 2012

We stopped in for lunch after driving by and noticing they had gluten free and vegan items. One of my daughters cannot eat gluten or dairy. We haven't had Indian food out since her diagnosis, since typically there is a lot of cream and yogurt in many dishes.

The restaurant is small and quiet, some music would be nice, and we were the only people there at noon on a stormy day. After while an Indian couple arrived, a good sign IMHO, but no one else.

We ordered the Indian veg and non veg combos. Paleek panner, chana masala, chicken tikka masla, basmati rice, raitha cauliflower, potatoes, and a basket of warm naan. They left the cheese off my daughter's dish. Everything, authentic and so flavorful. They do have non Indian dishes as well, so everyone can be happy.

This is not fast food, so grab a beer, have a relaxing chat and slow down to savor some delicious food. I hope others start to discover this place.

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Thank lpoffenberger
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Reviewed June 21, 2012

A nice break from seafood, great Indian takeout: lamb vindaloo and samosas were the best - skip the Shrimp Goan... we loved this place!

Thank John305
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Reviewed June 5, 2012 via mobile

We went three times in one week! Food was the best ~ so nice to finally have something different on the Island! This restaurant is NOT closed just tucked away.

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Thank Mia S
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

An obscure little place on Bradenton Beach (across from LaCosta condos). What a nice surprise and pleasant experience. It is clean, modestly decorated and has a large selection of food.....even for those who prefer American over Indian. The flavors/spices were just right...not overpowering. The service was excellent. It is a nice addition to the island and we look forward to returning.

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1  Thank sandrajay92
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