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Shalimar India Restaurant

80 Hanover St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3725
+1 603-427-2959
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“naan” (9 reviews)
“lamb curry” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 14:30All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
80 Hanover St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3725
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Shalimar is delicious and the service is excellent. Great value too. If you haven't tried it yet, you should.

Thank Napalicoastkauai
Reviewed 14 September 2017

First off the owner was super cool. Really nice and even made up a coriander chutney when we asked at no extra charge. We ordered a bunch of curries and Nan. I loved the lamb roganjosh. I asked for it very, very hot and they...More

Thank Stevens B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Started with popadoms with a serving of raita and one of mango chutney. It also came with two relishes: one savory/sweet and one with some serious heat! Our server was attentive and offered s appropriate suggestions to my dining companion, who settled on chicken saagwala....More

Thank Sprock99
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Shalimar is an exceedingly pleasant Indian restaurant right downtown in Portsmouth, with convenient (both onstreet and offstreet, 2 lots within 1/2 a block) parking. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. We ordered chicken saag (not on the menu) and lamb vindaloo, both without butter...More

Thank Kbelton1961
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went sort of by accident because it was freezing cold out, and couldn't find the restaurant we were looking for. The food was so delicious that when our server came over to talk with us I couldn't stop eating, even to the point of appearing...More

Thank T1063YYdavidk
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Only a few steps from the Hilton Garden. Plenty of room and very pleasant decor. The service was very good. Water refills before the glasses were half empty. The papadums were fresh and crispy. They come with a hot onion chutney and a sweet tamarind...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 12 March 2017

When we lived near downtown Portsmouth we often got take out from Shalimar. Now that we live in North Hampton we will drive in any time we're craving some comforting Indian food. Their Tiki Masala is very good. We've have every naan option they offer...More

Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The mid-week lunch special is excellent and affordable. Choice of entree with rice and wonderful soup. Also chutney. Very authentic Indian food. Fresh spices, vegetables, meat... Clean restaurant, nice atmosphere, Indian music in the background.... Good full-dinner menu. Worth a visit.

Thank 1salam1
Reviewed 18 February 2017

If you are looking for something different to try in Portsmouth, I highly recommend Shalimar restaurant! I have been twice now, most recently with my mother and my daughter. The variety of flavours and the generous portions are a wonderful way to enjoy lunch or...More

Thank JonathanP5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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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