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#34 of 11,766 Restaurants in New Delhi
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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16, Matia Mahal Bazar, Near Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk | Jama Masjid, New Delhi 110006, India
+91 11 2326 4981
09:00 - 00:30
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Khamiri roti n mutton korma best in the world,reaching the place is a little difficult. But worth eating thre.authentic biryani very nice

Thank Ravee A
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A good place for food bt the surrounding atmosphere is too noisy and unhygienic better to visit Kareem Karol Bagh new DEHLI

Thank 207umarb
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a short trip to Delhi, could not miss to visit the place. Despite the horrible traffic the place offers authentic mughlai food. We ordered Kababs, Chicken Kadai and Mutton Biryani. All the dishes were very tasty. Service was fast and efficient.

Thank Suheel A
Dinan, France
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Karim's is justifiably famous for authentic street food in Delhi. At busy times (after work hours) you may have to wait for a table in all the chaos but it is well worth it for the delicious vegetarian dishes. No alcohol. Hand washing sinks are a great feature

Thank dougli86
Nagpur, India
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lot of crowd . You have to wait for your turn But food is superb .Mutton stew and kebabs are just too good . Lip smacking

Thank manavendra
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Occasionally I keep going to Karim's Restaurant located near Jama Masjid, Old Delhi. Good place for guy's who love non vegetarian of traditional recipe. It is a bit on the costlier side. Also a bit difficult to find the restaurant as outside there is no demarcation on the main lane. A very narrow sub lane leads to Karim's. Food very... More 

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Brandon, Vermont
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had been traveling in India for about 10 days before we made it to Karim's. Don't get me wrong, we love Indian food but we were ready for a change. And Karim's met the bill. The kabobs were fantastic. And needless to say, everything else was delicious as well. The service was efficient and friendly, and we left feeling... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They forgot the original taste of its restaurant. Simply expanded to become commercial. Quality of food was not good just the flavours seems to be good. Mutton was not roasted properly. Curry was very oily. Prices are high and the quantity is less. Zero hospitality, they don't even attend u properly. Orders are taken as if they providing something free... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bombarded with reviews and videos I felt like I would going to miss something out of this world so hired rickshaw and went there from pahargunj. Food was nice. I had food in couple of other restaurant not well known yet food was same . For my rickshaw wala I brought chicken keema roll. What he said me was, once... More 

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Laguna Woods, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Karim's is in the heart of the bazar near the Jama Masjid. Don't miss either. Locals flock to Karim's for the kebab and lamb dishes. Very yummy .. very local.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Indian, Asian, Halal
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16, Matia Mahal Bazar, Near Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk | Jama Masjid, New Delhi 110006, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi
  • Phone Number: +91 11 2326 4981

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