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Royal India Bistro

7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
+1 781-861-7350
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp curry” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place doesn't look like much but it's quite good. Only holds about 20 diners. Seems to have a brisk take-out business. I had the Goa Shrimp Curry and Vegetable Masala. Both were excellent. They were happy to make me a smaller portion just for...More

Thank famtravlesny
Reviewed 14 February 2017

For is freshly prepared. Nothing reheated or out of a pot. Small place so gets very crowded. Great value for lunch

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have never had a bad meal here. It gets crowded at weekend nights so plan accordingly. You can get a drink around the corner while you wait at via lago.

Thank Heathhart
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is our go-to restaurant for delicious Indian food. We usually have it delivered to our home, and the delivery people are wonderful. Everything we have tried is simply delicious! The restaurant is in a nice tucked-away location on a side street in Lexington center....More

Thank Arlene S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

really tasty food definitely the best in Lexington. I understand that not everyone likes Indian food but this is a great place to try it. Management go out of their way to be helpful and the place is bright and pretty

Thank Mara B
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We make sure to eat here whenever we're staying with family in Lexington. The food is very tasty and the prices are reasonable--go for lunch and get the lunch specials! I'm no expert on Indian but the place feels cozy and authentic and the menu...More

Thank theredbomber
Reviewed 14 December 2016

was not impressed. somehow managed to ruin classical indian dishes. tough and chewy, overseasoned. will not return

Thank Mickey W
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We are so glad to have found this hidden gem! Now we know where it is... it is not so hidden but still a gem!!!. No, it is not huge in size, and there may be a waiting line because the are no reservations on...More

Thank riklin52
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My wife and I happened in here on our most recent visit to Lexington. This is some of the best Indian cuisine I've had in the US. Only in London have I found comparable. We both decided to have the Saturday luncheon special, with chicken...More

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant is one of the best of India restaurant in 10 miles radius. The only problem is that the quality is not always consistent. But I will recommend it

Thank Eric F
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Karen R
Do they have a liquor license?
3 December 2015|
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Response from Alice P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
Do you have gluten-free options?
2 October 2015|
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Response from Steven C | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but here is its phone number (781) 519-6063.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 22:15
11:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-861-7350
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