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Rani Indian Bistro

1353 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4902
+1 617-734-0400
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“naan” (6 reviews)
“lamb curry” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00All hours
Indian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1353 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4902
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Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

MEH. The Best Indian Food in Boston?!?! That's like calling McDonalds the best.burger.ever. This food is boring and bland and overpriced in my world. Service somewhat inattentive. We merely chalked up the relative busy-ness of the place on a Thursday evening to a captive local...More

Thank jmmdTx
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Very accommodating and attentive. Wide selection of Indian dishes and convenient location. We walked here from the Marriott Brookline

1  Thank ydeng1
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Best Indian food in Boston! Almost as good as eating in India. Try the paneer tikka. The entrees are good too. Good naan too.

Thank BrownFlyer
Reviewed 25 April 2015

This is my third year in going to Rani's to celebrate my friend from India's birthday. The food was delicious again. Our party of twelve was well taken care of.

Thank ginger14
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Great menu selection. Full bar. Good and fast service. Average sized portions. Great place to go when you can't make up your mind.

Thank Jajayja
Reviewed 30 November 2014

I have traveled the world, lived most of my life in NYC, and now live in France. I know good food. Rani serves an exquisite Indian meal for a very affordable price. My husband and I were taken there by local friends. They normally ate...More

Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Based on the quality of the food, this should be a 5 star choice: The food is terrific, with many vegetarian choices, and the drinks are good too. However, the service was painfully slow, though friendly, and that necessarily drops the rating.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 11 November 2014

While on a business trip to Boston, I dined here on the recommendation of a member of the Boston Police Department. It was so good that I returned on two more occasions in a four week period. Service is friendly and efficient and non intrusive....More

Thank flycon
Reviewed 5 September 2014

I have been here for sunday brunch buffet few times, the selection is not to much but for the cheap price u pay for i think its enough.I can't wait to get back to Brookline and take a bite from the amazimg naan there !!!

Thank Tiptip2014
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

This has been my favourite place with the tastiest food since I've been in travelling in the US on holiday. Everyone was so friendly and my sister and I thoroughly enjoyed the meal.

Thank Gina C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1353 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446-4902
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-734-0400
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