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Star Of India Restaurant

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496 Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1649
+1 908-272-6633
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It is reassuring to walk into an Indian restaurant populated by Indian diners. It is the real deal. You can choose your degree of spiciness. The wait staff is helpful and friendly although some of the discussions are lost in translation. Good food at good prices

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Thank Walter T
Abbotsford, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Food was ordered to our Hotel Room and arrived within a reasonable time. Food was very good and was packed very well and portion size was very good. The only suggestion I have is that when given an opinion, to accept it graciously.

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Thank Pushy1313
Linden, New Jersey
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love Star of India . Every time we go it's consistently great food although sometimes service does lack we let it go because the food is worth it. Rogan josh is my husbands favorite and mine is chicken tikka masala , with of course the garlic naan bread!

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Thank JennaKJ
Cranford, New Jersey
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you're looking for a "go to" Indian restaurant with dishes that explode with flavor, Star of India delivers. The interior décor is very traditional and it is on the darker side. You'll start with some complimentary flavorful sauces and a thin cracker. We began out meal with the Mulligatawny soup. While tasty, it was lightly seasoned and served in... More 

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Thank mgargiles
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Good service with good food. Portions are large. It is a little dark in there. They have the same people working there for many years

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Thank Richard S
Glen Gardner, New Jersey, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We came here alot during the late 90s and early 2000s. The food was always good and the ambiance was great. Just went there again tonight and the food was as good as we remembered. We had the chicken Tika, Sag Paneer, and that eggplant dish we can never pronounce. It was all good, they even remembered our names from... More 

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Thank Christopher W
Belmar, New Jersey
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217 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

We had a group of 6 and ordered 11 different dishes ( we took so much home) because we had to try "everything". Each entry was perfectly spiced to the degree we had asked for and perfectly cooked. The chicken was tender ( not dried out like I have had elsewhere) and the sauces were rich and homemade. The lighting... More 

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Thank susiesci
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

My family has been coming here for over 26 years . Every time we come to visit our family in Staten Island ,we make sure to keep a night open for Star Of India!! We have never been disappointed with the food or service. It's a family run business... Love them!!!

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Thank Ingriddarmony
Westfield, New Jersey
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

excellent Indian food, many vegetarian options, their chicken dishes are fabulous, I have tried one lamb dish. it's so-so. Service is excellent.

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West Linn, Oregon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

The appetizer were tasty, Mango Lassi was delicioust, and naans were freshly baked. They did give some samosas on the house which was a good gesture, but the chicken biryani was horrible...could not handle more than 2 spoons, and rest of the meal was very avg, and price was more on the higher side. I had to use the flashlight... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Pakistani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 496 Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1649
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-272-6633

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