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“One of the most authentic Indian restaurants in the area”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Royal India Bistro

Royal India Bistro
Ranked #2 of 66 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Boston
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“One of the most authentic Indian restaurants in the area”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Tucked just off Mass Ave, steps from the Lexington Green, Royal Indian Bistro is a surprisingly authentic restaurant. Portions are good size, and service is courteous and prompt. At lunchtime they offer a wonderful daily sampler that lets you try several sides. Despite its suburban location, this is one of the better Indian restaurants in the greater Boston area.

  • Visited September 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Authentic, delicious cooking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

A short wait for a delicious Goa Prawn Curry an Lamb Rogan Josh. Service was attentive. Naan too. Reasonable price - but "sides" were actually full sized and therefore pricey, Saag (spinach) $12...

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yyc
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“Lovely, family-run, yum and solid...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

After biking for a few hours in the Minuteman Bike path we stumbled into this place 2 minutes away from the trail... What a nice intermezzo!! Food was generous and delicious, the service outstanding. If you are visiting on a weekend go early, when we arrived to the restaurant there was only one other table occupied, by the time we left there where 10-20 people waiting outside!!!

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank rkfu
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Royal India Bistro”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

My family has gone there since it opened. It is a family run restaurant and on a busy night, the whole family is working efficiently side by side with the wait staffs; they know what each is supposed to do with a minimum amount of talking to each other. They know a lot of their customers by name. Their food is excellent and service is great. It is the place I go to for Indian food and I am there almost every week.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank mabel_amar
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Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

When ever we get a craving for Indian food we go to the Bistro. I wish it was bigger. But the food and service is outstanding.

  • Visited February 2014
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