Best of Boston

Best Indian Restaurant

2009 Best Indian Restaurant

Tamarind Bay

There's plenty of tasty Indian food around town—witness the lines of hungry grad students at Cambridge's Punjabi Dhaba, for one. But Harvard Square's Tamarind Bay [...] read more»
2008 Best Indian Restaurant

Tamarind Bay

Eschewing the batch-cooking method used by similar eateries, the Harvard Square hideaway has earned its stripes with made-to-order freshness. Vegetables that might be bland in [...] read more»
2007 Best Indian Restaurant

India Samraat

While lachha paratha, kadahi paneer, and the other spice-redolent dishes at this 17-year-old Back Bay outpost may be a challenge to pronounce, none are a [...] read more»
2006 Best Indian Restaurant

Punjabi Dhaba

The garlic naan and chicken tikka masala might be enough to tempt us if we couldn't get those standards at every other Indian joint. The [...] read more»
2005 Best Indian Restaurant

Tamarind Bay

In a city boasting dozens of quality Indian restaurants, Tamarind Bay stands apart. Here, there's no heaviness to the rich curries and grilled meats. Instead, [...] read more»
2003 Best Indian Restaurant


It's a good thing they make such a sweet mango lassi</em in this softly lit space just off Harvard Square. A cool yogurt drink is [...] read more»
2002 Best Indian Restaurant


This dimly lit, family-run eatery is a winning culinary combination for discriminating taste buds. The diverse and imaginative menu goes well beyond your typical curry-and-rice [...] read more»
2001 Best Indian Restaurant

Diva Indian Bistro

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 [...] read more»
2000 Best Indian Restaurant, City

Bombay Club

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 [...] read more»
2000 Best Indian Restaurant, Suburban

Jaipur Cafe

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 [...] read more»