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Royal India Bistro

7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
+1 781-861-7350
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 21:45All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have eaten here many times while visiting my family and decided to finally write a review. My family eats dinner there once a week at least, and who wouldn't, given the taste and the quality of the food, and their very attentive and pleasant service, no matter how busy the place is! They have an extensive menu, but do try their Dal Maharani and Royal Bhindi (okra) if you go. My family is vegetarian but I have tried several of their non-vegetarian dishes. Amongst their desserts my favourite is a very high quality Rasmalai.They have a pretty decent wine list too. If you enjoy Indian Food then do go - you won't be disappointed! The restaurant is owned and run by two brothers from Northern India. Both gentlemen have a very pleasant disposition, creating a warm and friendly ambience! I wish them still more success. If you go without a reservation on weekend nights, wait times could be upwards of 45 minutes!

Thank KikiBakshi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Standard Indian food for New England in a small space with a cozy nicely decorated ambiance. Waitstaff very nice, 2-hour metered parking on street and in lot close by.

1  Thank visitall50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there a few times. Food is always good. The owners are very nice people and work with you. Recommended Indian food while visiting Lexington.

Thank Anoop G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have frequented this restaurant several times in the last few years and have never been disappointed. The service is good, and one can choose the level of spiciness in the dishes one orders, so that my preference for mild food and my husband's for...More

Thank Bertina N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are fairly frequent takeout customers at Bukhara in Jamaica Plain near our home, not because it is particularly good but because it is never terrible, and we don't cook Indian food much but like it. We happened to be in Lexington and read the...More

Thank eternaloptimist815
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are both vegans and looked on line and found this place. The service was fast and accurate and the food was tremendous.

Thank johnm01453
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The food was to die for! The chicken worma was some of the best Indian food I have ever had! The staff was very courteous and efficient! The prices were very reasonable, I wish I lived closer so that I could go there more often!!!...More

Thank emmacannoni
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I've only had Indian food about 10 times but this was the best ever!! Great flavor,super clean. Even the restroom was perfect. 2 lunches and an extra order of nan bread was$22. Lexington was great and this place was a shining star.

Thank maccocannoni
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Inside location is quite small and busy, tons of pick up traffic. This is not quiet, peaceful dining but it is comfortable enough casual dining. We do take out or delivery whenever possible. The samosas are heaven. The butter chicken is so good my brother...More

Thank E6194BGannem
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to have your lunch. I'm there every other Fri for lunch with friends. Great fresh Indian food. They have about 10 tables, good service, Low price and good food. They have special lunch menu which offers different type of dishes for about $11...More

Thank Vachtel
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Response from Alice P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
2 October 2015|
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Response from Steven C | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but here is its phone number (781) 519-6063.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 22:15
11:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-861-7350
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