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Akbar Restaurant

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21 Cortlandt St, Ste 1, Edison, NJ 08837-2900
+1 732-632-8822
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great time at Akbar specially treated by George; who's amazing manager. KingFisher beer is best and tandoori lamb chops you don't wanna miss it.

Thank Alex B
Woodbridge, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Good welcome & initial response. But there are greedy people in their management so you need to be careful about whom you deal with for a party. We had organised a party at Akbar & some of the experience was pretty bad. They tried to charge us for service we never requested. They subcontracted some service for us without us... More 

Thank Daiveet P
Kochi (Cochin), India
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

While parking our vehicle at the spacious parking lot, this cute, but elegant Indian restaurant built up in Indian architectural style is quite impressive from out side, it self. On entering, the interior decor reminds one of those usual Mughlai Indian Restaurants seen in North Indian cities. Furniture, fixtures, fittings and all those wonderful paintings are befitting to such an... More 

Thank souhardan
martinsville, nj
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274 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The owner and staff were excellent. They could not have done more to provide an excellent dinner. Owner picked out a tastey selection of Indian food including various appetizers, chicken and lamb and bread. It is a large place with several banquet rooms a a good sized dining room.

Thank robertmaster123
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Never has Indian food prior to this visit. My wife has been wanting me to try it for a few years. I have to tell you that the food was fantastic. Well OK, it's my first time but they Akbar did not disappoint. The flavors, the spices and especially the service from Raj was excellent. My wife and I will... More 

Thank Dennis K
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I was visiting Edison with my family from Harrisburg PA and was hoping to have some good Indian food for dinner and chose Akbar, which was my biggest mistake. We ordered malai kofta, palak paneer and chicken kohlapuri. The palak paneer and kofta did not have any taste, seemed like there was no spices or salt and was totally bland.... More 

Thank Ronak P
Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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142 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Large facility with at least 3 separate rooms. If you like Indian food this will be right up your alley. We found the food to be very good and this was my wife's first experience with Indian cuisine. The staff was pleasant, friendly and attentive. The décor was very pleasant and although there were different parties going on you would... More 

1 Thank Jim R
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95 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

If we lived closer, Akbar would become our regular go-to special occasion restaurant. Superb buffet lunch today included: "chaat" (chickpeas/crunchy wafers/yogurt/sauces all self-mixed in small bowl) as starter, made-to-order "dosa" (rice pancake) and "aloo" (tasty yellow mashed potato) as a side. The main course buffet options included special rice, delicious thin noodles (NOT ramen!!), goat meat curry, paneer (Indian cheese)... More 

1 Thank OneGoodCook
Edison, New Jersey
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Positive: Good Hospitality,Presentation Improvements Needed in Buffet Lunch: 1. No Nonveg Biryani 2. No Mutton Curry/Biryani 3. No Sea Food at all

Thank vineelgunti
Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Akbars Restaurant is a highly recommended place for my friends and family or anyone looking for tantalizing delicious cuisine, to visit when in Coventry. The service is awesome and the atmosphere buzzing. You must visit this Grand Restaurant whenever you are in Coventry, the staff were warm towards us and really welcoming. We really enjoyed every minute there, a must... More 

1 Thank Mohammad A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Cortlandt St, Ste 1, Edison, NJ 08837-2900
  • Public Transportation: 3 minutes drive from metuchen NJ transit railway station.less then half a mile from garden state parkway south or north turn pike 287 south or north.close to rt 1 south and north.in Edison NJ.08837
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edison
  • Phone Number: +1 732-632-8822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?