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Kabob and Curry

261 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02906
+1 401-273-8844
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (36 reviews)
“naan” (11 reviews)
“kebab” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
261 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02906
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11 - 20 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stopped in here cold during a downpour without benefit of a recommendation from friends and having done no advance research. Spicy and oily foods do not agree with me so we ordinarily steer clear of Indian food, but we were looking for a port...More

Thank travlelf
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

I'm so very glad you stumbled upon us -- and even more glad that you enjoyed your meal! Hope you'll be back to see us again soon, friend. Take care, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I love great Vindaloo. I can't help it I do. So I try it every where I go. The chicken Vindaloo here is spectacular. I like spicy and they will make it as hot as you'd like. But it's just not the only thing. The...More

Thank Wendy P
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Wendy, I'm so very happy you love our Vindaloo so much -- you're spectacular! Really looking forward to next time, friend. Cheers, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a university town in Providence specifically near the prestigious Brown University. Once we walked in were swiftly greeted and walked to our table where a couple of minutes later we were offered a type of Indian flatbread. It was very...More

Thank FMPENA
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2016

I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the chicken tikka masala, as well as the service! Thanks for taking the time to leave us these kind words, and be sure to come and check us out again in the future. Cheers! Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I have been in providence for a week and went to this restaurant once. There is a university in the vicinity so you find the restaurant and nearby area with full of young students. Cozy place with youthful ambience. Mango lassi is awesome here. I...More

Thank AshishLahoti
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Ashish, I'm so very happy you found everything tasty! Thanks for coming by, and for leaving such a lovely review. Hope to see you back again soon! Until then, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Got this delivered...onion and garlic naan wonderful, Chicken Vindaloo and Korma tasty. The only thing is that we're in a hotel, and didn't think to ask for plates and plasticware...assumed it would be a given.

Thank estrogenbrigade
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

I'm so glad you enjoyed your meal, friend! Thanks for the feedback about plastic ware -- we'll look into this. Hope we'll get to serve you again in the future! Until then, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a truly excellent Indian restaurant. There are thousands in the US but this one is one of the few that stands out. The food is not your standard Punjabi slop that most Indian restaurants serve. And it is a vibrant place with young...More

Thank JEAN-GAUTAM
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Jean, thank you for a truly excellent review. It means so much to know that our food stands out in your mind! We're really looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Cheers, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We went to a soccer game and happened upon this place in Providence. The place was packed but got a seat quickly. The buffet had great options and this is one of the time I might eat a salad at an Indian buffet as the...More

Thank TravelRaj007
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Raj, I'm so very happy you stumbled upon us! Thanks for leaving a review -- your feedback about our chicken tikka is really helpful. Hope to see you back again soon! Take care, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 24 April 2016

We at the Brown University on a visit and were strolling by the Thayer Street after a coffee in Starbucks , a few feet away and we ran in to this restaurant by chance. We did a quick check on Tripadvisor rating and decided to...More

Thank Raghuraman C
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2016

Raghu, I'm glad you came by -- thanks for leaving us such a kind review! I'm really looking forward to welcoming you back next time you're in town. Take care, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

The area has very good Indian restaurants, but this one is the best. Everything from the paneer naan bread, masala chicken, jasmine rice. Just everything on the menu is top notch. The place is funky and done in vibrant oranges, yellows, blues. Service is always...More

Thank Mike P
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Mike, we're so honored that you feel everything is top-notch -- mission accomplished! Thanks for this gem of a review. It truly made our day! See you soon, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 20 February 2016

We've never had a bad meal heare, which is why we keep returning! We've compared to all the other local Indian restaurants but we keep coming back to this one! Our only complaint is the @#$% parking meters newly installed on the city street. But...More

Thank renat6
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2016

Renat, thanks for the kind words -- glad our food has really impressed! I understand your frustration about the meters, but I'm glad it doesn't keep you away from us! Looking forward to next time. Cheers, Sanjiv D., Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02906
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > College Hill
  • Neighbourhood: College Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-273-8844
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Description
Kabob & Curry is an award-winning, popular, and affordable Indian restaurant located on Thayer Street. Our food is the closest you'll get to a culinary nirvana.

Diverse flavors and textures will explode in your mouth as you enjoy our traditional cooking style based on techniques from all around India. With veggie, gluten and dairy-free, vegan, and celeriac options, our menu has something for everyone's taste buds. A customer favorite includes our delicious chicken tikka masala which combines unique spices and flavors to create the perfect curry dish. Our restaurant also has a buffet on Sundays, giving you a plethora of fresh and high quality cuisine to choose from. We also have a full bar offering delicious cocktails that are very imaginative and refreshing, and we have BYOB wine options.
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