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2416 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-6709
11:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tiffins has a basic/down to earth atmosphere, but the food is outstanding! The only table service is a glass of water set on the table. The chai is tasty. I love the chicken masala. Dosa comes with soup. Several choices of naan which is authentic. Great food/excellent value.

Thank TheeFoodie
Cape Town
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117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for dinner, and we really enjoyed the food. Portions were hearthy. We ordered "mild" and found that spicy enough.

Thank Amanda031CapeTown
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

tip: Keep it simple and quick and order the special from the counter. 1 or 2 or more curries to choose from. Ample spices and you can ask for chutneys. Ample portions means you can almost make 2 meals from one. This is a come as you are casual place. Great for take out too. Chicken masala at medium was... More 

1 Thank PhultonPhorever
Columbus, Indiana
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Good quantity and very filling. Worth the money. Quite happy with my first experience. Food was tasty and good. Dal Makhani is must try!

Thank Chandanbn88
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I checked and double checked when ordering that the dish is not spicy. It is so incredibly spicy I had to throw it away. It caused a rash on my skin where it touched. While being overwhelmingly spicy, it's also oddly bland and undercooked. Just blah. I gave it a try twice already and I'm incredibly underwhelmed. Going to get... More 

Thank Pociolina
Boulder, Colorado
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152 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is a great place for a quick lunch if you choose the pre-prepared curries. Chai is very good. We like the chicken curry, okra curry. Naan is kind of too oily when they bring it out. Even if there is a line, it moves fast so don't walk away if you see one. Prices are reasonable for this family-owned... More 

1 Thank Virgil_Boulder
Aurora, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I have never in my life had Indian food Ever! and I was a bit sceptical but oh and wow the tikka masala was more than I bargained for. I love this place.

1 Thank aurora401
Topeka, Kansas, United States
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Called in an order and picked it up, it was ready fast, and still hot when I got it back to my hotel. I had the Dal Makhani and garlic naan, all very good, including the rice.

1 Thank Brian T
Boulder, Colorado, United States
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133 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A friend from Alaska who visits Boulder often introduced me to this place in a strip mall off Arapahoe, and I'm glad he did. Tiffins is unpretentious, but the food was freshly made and flavorful--though it tends to be hot. We shared three dishes: the Saag Paneer was the best I remember having anywhere, made with fresh spinach and with... More 

1 Thank Laurel K
Asheville, North Carolina
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94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Hate to say anything bad, but this was really pretty bad. The food is in steamers and you tell the person behind the counter what you want. The food looked old,not fresh, and unappealing. It tasted less than mediocre. Nothing tasted fresh. The lady behind the counter was grumpy, and the did not bring out the naan bread i ordered.

1 Thank Jake B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
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: 2416 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-6709
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: 3034422500
We are family owned and Indian Restaurant serving "Home Style Indian Food" since 2011. We are located in the shopping center at Arapahoe & 28th, closest to Arapahoe and Folsom. There is ample free parking for your convenience. We have free wifi for customers. Come in today for a quick hot fresh meal and cup of chai! Our menu exemplifies the fresh delicious cuisine of India. Our meals are fresh and fast!

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