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“Authentic Indian near the historic Battle Green”
Review of Royal India Bistro

Royal India Bistro
Ranked #1 of 67 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Good Indian is hard to find in these parts. Often you find "fast food" Indian or "infusion" Indian but rarely Authentic Indian. The food is fresh and made to order. The atmosphere is cozy and fairly calm and quiet. The wait staff is attentive and professional. If you can stop in during lunch ypu won't be disappointed. The lunch specials here are unbeatable!

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Reviewed March 23, 2013

We have eaten lots of Indian food - mostly very good, but this was great. The restaurant is small, but very attractively decorated with a curtain & extra door to protect you from the cold outside. I'm glad we even made a reservation on a snowy evening because within an hour most of Lexington seemed to be coming into this special restaurant. They offer take outs which seemed to be quite popular. The service is beyond reproach; the minute you walk in, there are the typical Indian spicy crackers with two different sauces and water. The evening we were there, they had a "specials menu" and we selected a chicken dish marinated in mint and served with onions, peppers and a delicious tomato sauce - very much like masala dishes. This was sooooo good. Other favorite of ours is saag paneer (cooked spinach, cheese and spices). This was one of the best we've ever had. Our choice for a bread or nan was the sweet bread stuffed with coconut and raisins. I highly recommend this bread as it almost replaces dessert.

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1  Thank Diane M
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Everything this jewel of a restaurant produces is amazing, from their Naan bread to their korma dishes, the stalag paneer, and a wafer-thin, crispy spicy crunchy bread! Such depth of flavors it'll knock your socks off.

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1  Thank Kiminsa
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

The food was great and so was the service. The place is kind of small but the ambience is good. The food was good quality and nicely flavored. We ordered veg biryani which was full of veggies and was authentically cooked, malai kofta was rich and delicious as well. I also liked the bread basket which was decently priced and came with variety! Will go back again :)

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1  Thank Lawyer21
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Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Delicious food, prompt service, in a very pleasant atomesphere. They even brought warm moist towels at the end of the meal! One thing to be aware of, though is that the food is a little on the spicy side. Overall, a great experience!

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1  Thank PenelopeCollins
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