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2416 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-6709
+1 303-442-2500
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Rockwall, Texas
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538 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Located in a little strip mall, this Indian restaurant is on the very "basic" scale. You order at the counter and a glass of water is placed on your table - that is all the service you can expect. The chicken tika masala was MUCH spicier than I like. When I asked at the counter if I could have it... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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437 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I don't know if I just wasn't paying attention, but I didn't notice any indication of how much anything cost until we were paying for it. The form is you order at the register, get your own drinks, then take a seat, and they bring your food. My dining partner was bit put off by the cc chit they gave... More 

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Thank SkykomishBob
Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I love tifins, we end up going at least once every two weeks. The chicken or paneer masala is really delish. Staff is really friendly. Its great for take out but eating there is also nice. One serving is enough for two people which makes it nice for dates. This is probably my favorite place to eat... More 

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Thank Charlie-Sherry
Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tiffins has a basic/down to earth atmosphere, but the food is outstanding! The only table service is a glass of water set on the table. The chai is tasty. I love the chicken masala. Dosa comes with soup. Several choices of naan which is authentic. Great food/excellent value.

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Thank TheeFoodie
Cape Town
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We came for dinner, and we really enjoyed the food. Portions were hearthy. We ordered "mild" and found that spicy enough.

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Thank Amanda031CapeTown
Manhattan
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76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

tip: Keep it simple and quick and order the special from the counter. 1 or 2 or more curries to choose from. Ample spices and you can ask for chutneys. Ample portions means you can almost make 2 meals from one. This is a come as you are casual place. Great for take out too. Chicken masala at medium was... More 

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1 Thank PhultonPhorever
Columbus, Indiana
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Good quantity and very filling. Worth the money. Quite happy with my first experience. Food was tasty and good. Dal Makhani is must try!

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Thank Chandanbn88
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I checked and double checked when ordering that the dish is not spicy. It is so incredibly spicy I had to throw it away. It caused a rash on my skin where it touched. While being overwhelmingly spicy, it's also oddly bland and undercooked. Just blah. I gave it a try twice already and I'm incredibly underwhelmed. Going to get... More 

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Thank Pociolina
Boulder, Colorado
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172 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is a great place for a quick lunch if you choose the pre-prepared curries. Chai is very good. We like the chicken curry, okra curry. Naan is kind of too oily when they bring it out. Even if there is a line, it moves fast so don't walk away if you see one. Prices are reasonable for this family-owned... More 

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1 Thank Virgil_Boulder
Aurora, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have never in my life had Indian food Ever! and I was a bit sceptical but oh and wow the tikka masala was more than I bargained for. I love this place.

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1 Thank aurora401

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2416 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-6709
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-442-2500
Description
We are family owned and Indian Restaurant serving "Home Style Indian Food" since 2011. We are located in the shopping center at Arapahoe & 28th, closest to Arapahoe and Folsom. There is ample free parking for your convenience. We have free wifi for customers. Come in today for a quick hot fresh meal and cup of chai! Our menu exemplifies the fresh delicious cuisine of India. Our meals are fresh and fast!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?