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Ter Haarstraat 14, 1053 LJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 616 0990
16:30 - 22:30
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited along with colleagues. After eating few boring Indian food in Brussels, we didn't expect much when we went here in Amsterdam. Food taste and Aroma was really nice. No surprise, so much take away orders got delivered while we were there. We ordered 2 people combo and shared among 3 of us. We wanted to go for next day... More 

Thank Karthikeyan M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have been to this restaurant between 30 en 50 times. The first alert for noticing it was a review by the famous food critic Johannes van Dam, who gave this restaurant an 8, whereas he usually gives out 4-5-6. The interior is very basic, the food is very good. Usually quiet, ample seating available.

Thank Kaldenbach
Aguascalientes, Mexico
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271 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I try to always give positive reviews because I like to take the best out of places. Unfortunately my experience here was not good. The food was very good but the place is very uninteresting, absolutely empty, and the service was terrible since the owner, the waiter and friends were outside talking and every time I needed something I had... More 

Thank Salvador S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 8 July 2016

we order at 7:30pm,and the door bell sounds at 8:34pm.Delivery was right on time and the food was hot. Hats off for that! chicken vindaloo was really hot spicy..good for those who prefer eating spicy.The quantity was good with resonable price.All over it made my b'day joyful.

Thank _rashmi_kush77
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I have been to Mother India many times since I discovered it accidentally one evening while walking home a year ago but have never reviewed it. I've tried several other Indian restaurants in AMS (and around the world) and this is by far the most wholesome and delicious Indian food on offer in this city! I work super late hours... More 

Thank BynBar
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The food from this place has been really great, full of flavour and delicious. I had a take-away for four the first night and then ate in with the family later in the week. The food was cheap and the restaurant is a bit old and not welcoming however the food was great. Served quickly and efficiently. Next time I... More 

Thank manikmiah
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

get the food at home, we feel very authentic taste and big portions, price resonable, would definately eat again in future.

Thank Thomas D
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We went here for a quick dinner and it turned out that is was a great place! We are very happy that we discovered it. Not to be amazed by the interior but definitely by the food. We will be back soon.

Thank Carla R
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We went here based on some reviews, but had a terrible experience here 2 days ago. We were seated for over a half hour and despite repeated requests, the gentlemen behind the counter did not show up at all - not even to take our order for drinks or appetizers. They seemed to be fully occuped fulfilling takeout orders. When... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Possibly the best sag paneer I've ever eaten anywhere - and I've eaten many! Was introduced to this place by friends having been a long term devotee of the Kohinoor, but think this one might just beat it. Can't wait to go back and try more of the amazing food on offer here.

Thank Porter2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ter Haarstraat 14, 1053 LJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 616 0990
With more than 20 years of experience, you can be assured that the chef of Mother India is capable of creating the authentic taste of Indian cuisine for diners in Amsterdam. Only the freshest and highest quality ingredients are used to prepare each guest's meal, and the menu is designed to satisfy any palate. Offering dishes that range from very mild to very spicy, the staff know that regular guests will want to try something different with each visit, and so a variety of options are always available. The restaurant is set in a prime location and is easily accessible via many trams and buses, inviting guests from all corners of Amsterdam and the surrounding area to come enjoy true Indian cuisine.

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