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Punjab Cafe

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653 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA 02169-5645
+1 617-472-4860
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Hingham, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a sense of simple good-naturedness, all to produce a satisfying experience for you. An understated confidence in quality - ingredients / preparation / service. The food is so good and prices are very reasonable. Chic, trendy, hip, no. Warm, relaxing, friendly, delicious, yes - and probably full of loyal patrons.

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Thank petermuldoon
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in the need for comfort food Punjab is the place for you. Sets the bar very high. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Caroline T
Milton, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Punjab Cafe is located in a strip mall on a major highway. It is unpretentious but the food is great. Not too spicy. Try the Mulligatawny Soup. Good selection of beers.

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Thank Michael B
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at quite a few Indian restaurants in and around Boston and I've not found one better than Punjab Cafe. I am a huge fan of the lamb tikka masala but I have yet to have anything I didn't love. It doesn't necessarily have any kind of special atmosphere but the staff and service are always great. I also... More 

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Thank tcadogan
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The place to go for onion chutney. All dishes are authentic and delicious. Only the freshest ingredients are used and it shows in the final product.The staff is very friendly and go above and beyond at all times. Highly recommend this restaurant if you like Indian food.

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Thank Chris C
Quincy, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Okay. This place ALWAYS hits the spot for when I want a vindaloo or some yummy naan. I mean, the tastes are delightful, customer service is very excellent, and we always feel well accommodated here. Our last visit included an order or a stuffed naan basket (aloo, cauliflower, and chicken), paneer curry and vindaloo. Oh and some beer to go... More 

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Thank Nandanie S
Cohasset, MA, USA
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110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have been going here since the opening. This is the second career for the owner who was an engineer at Polaroid before its demise. The food is always well prepared. The nan is outstanding. One disappointment is that there are never any specials the menu is always the same.

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Thank CaptPete43
Canton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you're craving delicious, tasty food - you gotta go to Punjab. This is a great place to take a friend who has never had Indian before. The ambiance is very cozy and clean. The staff is always excellent and the food.. well it's just amazing. Best chicken tikka masala I've ever had, hands down!! Also, their lunch deals are... More 

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Thank Ali_Gosh
Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 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.

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA 02169-5645
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 617-472-4860
Description
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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