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Bombay Cuisine

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1420 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1710
+1 616-456-7055
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 15:30 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time coming here with my friend. We came here because we heard they had some vegan options which is always good for my friend. The mango smoothie that I had here is probably the best I've ever tasted and I'm not much a fan of mango. The chicken dish with the rice had was outstanding! And... More 

Thank rowdy12g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I had a lamb dish that was delicious. Advertised as hot but not too hot. Just the right amount of spice! The place was hopping on a Friday night yet I didnt wait long to be served. The staff is friendly and attentive. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Gary H
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255 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Service and Atmosphere can only be rated as POOR (1*) after their most recent management change and location change - so sad!! Tables and Seats are dirty, rice all over also it was not busy with 3 tables only occupied. We needed to point out to the staff member seating us if he kindly would wipe the chairs so we... More 

Thank Travel2Adventure
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here for years and have always enjoyed the food. Last night was no exception, however the prices have really gone up! My Lamb Rogan Josh was $18 and 2 glasses of house Chardonnay came to over $36!! Not sure I'll go back because of the cost, but the food is delicious.

Thank oppykc
Rockford, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My wife and I Groupon'ed Bombay Cuisine and initially weren't in love with the Apps we received. We are by no means Indian experts but have been on quit a kick recently. We started with Aaloo tikki which were good but looked nothing like we were used to - they went for presentation but it tasted good enough. The Samosas... More 

Thank Brian L
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The lunch buffet is generally stocked, but there are times when choices are limited. Good value on half off drinks during lunch. Food is very good.

Thank Ecotour36
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Had the butter chicken, naan, raita and Malbec. It was all good. The service was ok. It's a good solid Indian restaurant for west Michigan. The buffet at lunch is always good.

Thank Vivsmom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The first time I ate here I had no idea what Indian food was like. The ingredient lists were filled with unfamiliar words. We all shared bites of the dishes we ordered and every one of them was delicious. You can choose the amount of heat to your own dish so if you like it mild it will be and... More 

Thank oppykc
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We went to try this place on a Sunday and were surprised that they had a buffet. Flavors are excellent and warranta second, third or more visit. Great naan. My only complain is that waiters shouldn't assume that you just want water with your food. I wanted something else and it took a while to get so ebody's attention to... More 

Thank DarthVaderHater
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Poor Bombay one of my favorites. Had to walk out tonight as the vibe was awful. Enter one door and it's a construction mess that has been on going on for weeks now. Enter another door and the new dining area ambiance is awful. Dirty tables everywhere All the great staff seems to be gone. I am sure the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1710
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-456-7055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?