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Shalimar India Restaurant

80 Hanover St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3725
+1 603-427-2959
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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80 Hanover St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3725
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Good food! We had the royal buffet for two and everything was great from appetizer to dessert! Will go back when I visit Portsmouth again.

Thank Felicia G
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

A planned girlfriends’ weekend in Portland was highlighted by our dinner at the Shalimar India. One of my friends is really into Indian food (I love it but have it so infrequently I’ve never deciphered the dishes!) and makes many of the items. We shared...More

Thank Mary Margaret O
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We had cold shrimp appy & from hot appys the vegetable platter. We shared the Chicken Makhanewana, which was amazing. Low heat still had a little kick. Naan bread dipped in the chicken sauce was great. Tried the nut icecream- sooo good! Service could be...More

Thank Julieann G
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This restaurant has been in business for over 25 years and they have stayed consistent with the quality of their food, which is rare in Portsmouth. Kulbir, the hostess is always there to greet you with a smile and the service is excellent.I highly recommend...More

Thank jusmike
Reviewed 4 February 2018

If you are looking for delicious food, including gluten-free and vegan options, this is a great place to go. Our favorite thing is the Nirayal Soup! You can order the degree of spicy that you enjoy for almost everything. The staff is friendly. The furniture...More

Thank Bonnie D
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The staff were very attentive and the food was delicious. The staff was patient while I chose what I wanted to eat and offered what turned out to be delicious suggestions. I can't wait to go back for another meal!

Thank gregofissaquah
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

So me my wife and daughter was staying 4 night in Maine a 1/2 hour drive from ogunquit. When on Dec 30th we decided to check out local Indian cuisine in Portsmouth NH. Boy was I disappointed the Decor was dim maybe to hide the...More

1  Thank Jae C
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The meat tastes stale like they repurpose it from other dishes. Service is decent, but the food really sucks; unless you have no idea what Indian food tastes like, there is no way you can like their version. Save your money.

1  Thank pontife2011
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I always look forward to our visits to Shalimar. I have never had a single bite that wasn't delicious from this delightful restaurant. And everyone on the staff is friendly and helpful and patient! Pure culinary pleasure awaits you at Shalimar.

Thank Holly V
Reviewed 27 September 2017

In a location just off the beaten path sits this fantastic restaurant, Shalimar India. If you're someone who enjoys ethnic food, this is a shining example. Visiting for lunch, we were first in the door, and we were not disappointed. A very clean and handicapped...More

Thank jaraysco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Hanover St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3725
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-2959
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