We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shalimar India Restaurant

80 Hanover St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3725
+1 603-427-2959
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“nan” (8 reviews)
“lamb curry” (6 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30 Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
80 Hanover St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3725
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (115)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Indian food. The past few years they offered a lunch special for $8.95. Now the price is $12.95 (with bread). The special was a very good value -- now it is full-priced and not a value. Sorry to complain about the prices but,...More

Thank 1salam1
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

If you’re in downtown Portsmouth, and you’re looking for a reasonably priced, outstanding meal, look no farther. Kulbir greeted us with a smile and continued to outstandingly serve our group throughout the meal. The food was delicious, we had a delightful scoop of ice cream...More

Thank SinginSuzi
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Popped in here out of the blue for lunch one day and was amazed the service, speed, quality and selection. They also have sort of tea there that is like a magic elixir. No lie. If you're short on time, and enjoy a quiet and...More

1  Thank tomodojo
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Good place, typically Indian ambience with relevant paintings, signs and Hindi songs in the background. The foo staff very friendly and co-operative.d was quite good, delicious and quantities sufficient,. Would love to visit again!

Thank Ashok G
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Delicious indian food place. we visited recently for dinner and all the dishes we ordered hit the mark - saag paneer, dal makhani, chana masala, kadahi paneer, veg platter, assortment of nans. Food was fresh, delicious and not spicy. Service was very attentive and very...More

Thank Traveller_savvy
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 7elicia
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Portsmouth
Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown
1,430 reviews
.09 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown
1,099 reviews
.14 km away
Residence Inn Portsmouth Downtown/Waterfront
571 reviews
.14 km away
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
1,435 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Green Elephant
252 reviews
.14 km away
La Maison Navarre
145 reviews
.12 km away
The Friendly Toast
1,089 reviews
.12 km away
Row 34
422 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Discover Portsmouth
200 reviews
.20 km away
Market Square
663 reviews
.18 km away
The Music Hall
171 reviews
.17 km away
Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden
87 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shalimar India Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing