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Royal India Bistro

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7 Meriam St, Lexington, MA 02420-5308
+1 781-861-7350
11:30 - 22:15
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:45
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:15
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Leawood, Kansas
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342 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The two of us arrived on a Wednesday night without a reservation and had a twenty minute wait to be seated. The problem is there the restaurant is so small there is very little room to stand without disrupting the staff. Royal India seems to have quite a lot of take out business. Our meal was excellent. The plain nan... More 

Thank kstraveler81
Beverly Hills
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I eat here, it's good, filling, warm, well spiced, and NO complaints---and I am free to complain. Eat in or get it to go... Perhaps they could broaden their beer list. Food--always excellent--I'm a fan of lamb regardless of how it's prepared.

Thank Robert B
Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fairly authentic Indian restaurant and compares to places I have eaten at in London, UK and Manchester, UK (use to live there). They have a great variety of food and trust me if they say spicy they mean spicy, which is something I love. I have enjoyed multiple good lunches there and would recommend this place to... More 

Thank Taosmeister
Edison, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Every time I am Lexington area, I stop by without fail. The food is always delicious and feel like home cooked meal

Thank vatemargu
Boston, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the local Indian restaurant closed, I've been searching for a good substitute nearby. I stumbled upon the Royal India Bistro at lunchtime and partook of the lunch specials. Since then I've returned several times for lunch and dinner and haven't been disappointed. Good flavors, good quality, good prices!

Thank rickiboston
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We are vegetarian and like the options here. The chappathis are great but the naan has egg in it. A little pricey, but good quality

Thank Harish R
New York
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place doesn't look like much but it's quite good. Only holds about 20 diners. Seems to have a brisk take-out business. I had the Goa Shrimp Curry and Vegetable Masala. Both were excellent. They were happy to make me a smaller portion just for asking since I was solo. Eaten here twice. Food was good both times. Service is... More 

Thank famtravlesny
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

For is freshly prepared. Nothing reheated or out of a pot. Small place so gets very crowded. Great value for lunch

Thank Mark G
Lexington, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We have never had a bad meal here. It gets crowded at weekend nights so plan accordingly. You can get a drink around the corner while you wait at via lago.

Thank Heathhart
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is our go-to restaurant for delicious Indian food. We usually have it delivered to our home, and the delivery people are wonderful. Everything we have tried is simply delicious! The restaurant is in a nice tucked-away location on a side street in Lexington center. The only downside is that it is relatively small, so it can be challenging to... More 

Thank Arlene S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?