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94 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-5618
+1 203-924-2626
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“garlic naan” (6 reviews)
“lamb saag” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
94 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-5618
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baingan had been recommended to my wife .. she was talking with associates and told them that we were disappointed with our regular go to Indian restaurant in New Haven. She was told to go to Baingan, the food is fresh, the servers friendly and...More

Thank jmorth
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We have come here many times and have ordered here as well. The owner is extremely friendly and treated is like we were guests in his home. The food is phenomenal, and the prices are very fair! Chana masala is hands down the best if...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had a nice dinner at this restaurant with six friends. The service was very friendly and quite efficient. The restaurant is situated on a bluff overlooking the Housatonic river and has a large terrace which would be lovely in the Spring and Summer, however,...More

Thank Stefano_di_Perugia
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The dinner menu had a good selection of Indian food. The wait staff was extremely helpful and willing to adapt the menu items. Full Bar with a selection of Beer from India. If you want good quality Indian food this is the place. Ample seating...More

Thank northwoodsbill_12
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Tried Baingan recently and wasn't overly impressed. Atmosphere average, service was good. The food was tasteful, but average for this type of food. Not in a rush to go back, there are better choices out there.

Thank Traveldog4
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Second time here, first time was a lunch buffet but I thought the evening dinner was much better. We had 5 adults each ordering something different meaning we could all share a sampling offers a number of dishes. We have very spicy chicken tikka masala,...More

Thank wacotom
Reviewed 31 October 2017

My Husband and my first date was at Baingan so it will always have a special place in my heart. With that being said, I don't know if it changed owners or what but the food and service has been better than it has been...More

Thank BugznCakes627
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We have eaten here maybe twice before but this was our best dinner to date. We chose to celebrate our anniversary here and were not disappointed. We ordered a variety of dishes - Naan bread, Lamb curry, chicken saag, butter chicken, chicken 65... All were...More

Thank TomatoTwist
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been going to Baingan since shortly after the y Opened. Leaving the place last night, all I felt was good. I like hot Indian food. While really hot, the food never loses it's fabulous taste. I love it. They rank...More

Thank Earl E
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Menu is extensive and we have been pleased with each choice we ordered. The Chicken Masala (not the way they spell it) is delicious and I tried the Cashew Chicken (think it was Korma) Sat and it was great also....fun watching what the tables nearby...More

Thank Joan K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-5618
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: +1 203-924-2626
  • E-mail
Open about 2 months, absolutely delicious food and best service, very attentive and huge selection cooked how you wanted it, we will definitely go back!
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