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29 Gap Rd | Inside The Dust Bowl, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
18:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A lovely experience overall. The staff were friendly and attentive, and the food was beautiful. We had Handi Goat and Aloo Ghobl (cauliflower), and the cook came out later to ask how it was. It was heartening to see so many people of Indian heritage dining there, and the menu had dishes that I haven't seen before. The food was... More 

Thank Tom L
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Poor service and poor timing. Chef sick, so 1.5 hours to get your main. My Indian friend from Karella not happy Jan. Dont come here if you are in any sort of rush. The food is not good and being next to a bowling alley not the best location.

Thank Margaret H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here three times while staying in the Quest Apartments which is only a 4 minute walk. The place just had new owners and may not look like much, but we had some of the best Indian food ever tasted. Everything is very fresh, delicious, tasty and well priced. The owners are super friendly, only the girl that... More 

Thank JeroenS_AMS
Murray Bridge, Australia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great Indian food tailored to suit everyone's taste. Good for large group of people although service can be a little disjointed.

Thank Tubben
Alice Springs, Australia
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Hardly to say the thing I dislike. As far as I know, 95% I like the food in this restaurant. Hot (Spicy) and Delicious Truly Indian Food.

Thank sweetnikinaka
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is next to Alice's Dust Bowl and does meals deals/specials. I go and order food while I bowl. At the counter I order the special $11 curry that is advertised everywhere inside their restaurant and inside the dust bowl. The cashier/waitress charges me $18. I tell her no it says 11$ on the menu, and that I refuse... More 

2 Thank Leticia A
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

I went there by reading the comments on the trip advisor. I found that their service is little bit slow but, it is acceptable. Because the serve the totally fresh and delicious

Thank Allan M
Humble, Texas
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015

So everything was nice during my experience dining here, until one of the employees who was wearing a middle eastern pajama kept coughing near the kitchen and then when he got up to stand in the dining room he reached his hand in the back of his pants to scratch his butt (or bum) in front of us! Not only... More 

Thank Khoa D
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Have been here twice. Only ever a few other people dining in. The service is good, however meals do take a while to come out. Our second visit wasn't such a long wait. Love love love the food. Butter chicken and chicken korma are both delicious. Do yourself a favour and give it a try.

1 Thank Britt797
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2014

There are a number of pizza and Indian restaurants in Alice that serve great food and provide great service. The red tomato certainly needs to improve its service if it is going to survive in a small town like Alice Springs.

Thank Maybe63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Gap Rd | Inside The Dust Bowl, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Alice Springs
  • Phone Number: 89525152

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?