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Punjab Cafe

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653 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA 02169-5645
+1 617-472-4860
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Chris C
Quincy, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Nandanie S
Cohasset, MA, USA
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93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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.

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 

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.

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 

Thank GdfoodinME
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick lunch while at work, we had the lunch buffet. Food was hot & fresh, nice selection, great service. We will certainly be back!

Thank Mark M
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I was in Quincy last weekend. I was looking for something different and decided to give Punjab a try. I was pleasantly surprised. I was seated right away. They had a lunch buffet. I am unsure of the cost because I preferred to order from the menu. I was given 3 different chutneys which were all very good. I ordered... More 

Thank Dawn L
Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This is best place to get Indian Food in quincy and near by area. I have visited several time with friends and family and everytime its was worth it. Will keep going to this place.

Thank meetgkg
Quincy, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Always a real treat to dine here. The food is great the owner and servers wish to make your experance a joy. You tell them how spicy or no you would like your food and it shows up to the table that way. Plenty of samplers for the first timers to buy and try.Don't be shy if your not fermmiluar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?