Best of Boston

BEST Indian Restaurant

2001 BEST Indian Restaurant

Diva Indian Bistro

Somerville

The owners of Kashmir and Café of India have hit the jackpot with their newest entry into the Indian dining scene. The setting is modern and stylish, the service exceedingly attentive, and the menu diverse. One entrée provides a sampling… read more»

2000 BEST Indian Restaurant, City

Bombay Club

Cambridge

Shikha and Vinod Kapoor have been wowing the Cambridge crowd with their Indian delicacies for more than 10 years. It’s Indian food that’s stylish and sophisticated, with elegant rather than enormous portions. Shikha’s experimental recipes—like the Tangri curry-marinated chicken legs… read more»

2000 BEST Indian Restaurant, Suburban

Jaipur Cafe

Norwood

It’s worth the trek to the ‘burbs to try this Indian food influenced by various regions of India. The Cafe’s tandoor specials include marinated whole fish and chicken burra kabab (marinated in a ginger, yogurt, and saffron sauce), and are… read more»

1999 BEST Indian Restaurant

Kashmir

Boston

Kashmir is as authentic as Indian cuisine gets in this town, and with its elegant outdoor summer dining, it’s a good place to get a feel for some of the tastiest ethnic cuisine in town. Try the chicken masala or… read more»

1998 BEST Indian Restaurant

Bombay Club

Cambridge

There are other Indian restaurants in town, but none present top-quality food as consistently as the Bombay Club. Check out the Chicken Tikka Masala, and try the garlic and onion naan as an accompaniment to your meal. The lunch buffet… read more»

1997 BEST Indian Restaurant

Kashmir

Boston

Named for perhaps the most beautiful region of India, this restaurant offers a fittingly spectacular feast, serving mouthwatering vindaloos and kormas. For a lighter meal, try the tandoori mixed grill, an assortment of shrimp, chicken, and lamb marinated in yogurt,… read more»

1988 BEST Indian Restaurant

Shalimar

Cambridge

The aroma from the tandoori oven greets you at the door, and the food on the plate does not disappoint. As the “Kashmiri Song” goes, “Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar.” After eating the hot tandoori chicken, though, your… read more»

1987 BEST Indian Restaurant

Viceroy

Cambridge

Upscale cooking, drawing on all the regional traditions of India. Check the king prawn delight and the tandoor specialties. read more»

1986 BEST Indian Restaurant

Haveli

Cambridge

Because the best Indian eatery in Boston is always the newest one. Even Ghandi would have had trouble maintaining a fast there. read more»

1985 BEST Indian Restaurant

Tandoor

Boston

Still trying to find its audience. read more»