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1035 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-3138
+1 847-640-9554
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible20%
3 weeks ago
30 Apr 2018
“worst place to eat on earth”
Closed Now
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1035 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-3138
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food is ok there are some Mexican cook though so dark inside for some reasonso not sure if clean or not

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Horrible food expensive dirty and un-friendly. They charge for everything I haven't used their bathroom. I wonder they have coin slot to use the toilet or wash your Hand. DO NOT WAIST your money rather eat dog food but avoid going to this restaurant. Most...More

Thank mshah64408
Reviewed 15 April 2018

As a vegetarian and lover of Indian food, I was really excited to try this restaurant. The quality of the food was excellent and tasted really good. However, the cost is ridiculously high for what you get. I am not sure why garbanzo beans are...More

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My dad wanted to try this place for years so I finally took him there for Father's Day. We had never gone to a vegetarian restaurant. The hosts were lovely & answered our many questions. The food was fantastic! Such an exciting variety of spices...More

Thank DominoVivien
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I stopped here for lunch on my way to the airport after reading about it on HappyCow. Really great Indian menu, both north and south, with lots of vegan choices. I ordered the Pav Bhaji Uttapam, a large soft pancake with lots of veggies and...More

1  Thank tndancer
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Always dark as if they dont want any dirt to show.Expensive 10-15 food and 3-5 for drink is there any left for a tip/ and the tax.So really could not eat there for lunch dinner I guess you could overlook the dark and dingy and...More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I have been there whenever I get the urge of authentic Indian food. You may find it little costly but considering good ambience and food quality, it's still on one of my favourite place to get Indian food.

Thank y_sharad
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Worst indian food in USA.I would not give any star to this place. They are making fool of everybody in the name of indian cuisine. Being an indian i can say this place is extremely pricey for whatever they offer in their restaurant. Roti(bread) they...More

Thank Leena644
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

One of the worst food ever had. I was so excited to see the only vegetarian restaurant but we were completely disappointed. The biryani did not have salt and terribly spicy whereas the saag paneer was way too salty. The portion size was too small...More

1  Thank Sneha B
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Don't be deterred by the lack of curb-appeal (I wasn't sure what to expect from the strip-mall store-front) I was suprised by the amazing authentic Indian vegetarian food (this is what I tried but the menu was extensive). Indian Nachos and Ragda Samosa with Kacchi...More

Thank NY2theCHI
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1035 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-3138
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-640-9554
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