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Bombay Cuisine

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1420 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1710
+1 616-456-7055
15:30 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 15:30 - 22:30
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Food and service: Awry, confused, lagging, mediocre, disappointing, sluggish, lacking. Only thing that brought me in the door was a groupon. It was a Monday. Thank god I had it, otherwise menu is highly overpriced. Nice area, but check out all your dining options. Unless your hell bent on Indian food- you can do better.

Thank Chad A
Detroit, Michigan, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Disclosure: I am an Indian born North Indian who likes mild spicy food. I had the lunch buffet here in April 2017. Food was good. It's mild spicy food, so you could taste the food and not just the chilies. The recipes for the dishes included in the buffet were traditional north/ western Indian food (chicken tikka, butter chicken, vegetable... More 

Thank Amazingtraveller1005
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95 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We heard good things about the lunch buffet but they don't have the buffet anymore, this is probably why the place was empty. The food was just ok. I've had much better chicken tikka masala and the bread wasn't even Naan, it was Grilled Pita Bread. Won't come back, will try some of the other places.

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Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had dinner at this restaurant in March, 2017. There were only 3 other diners in the restaurant the night I was there - so service should not have been an issue with 2 waitresses around........naw! it took several minutes for the waitress to appear, 20 minutes to get my check, no service for additional water......you get the picture. Now... More 

Thank yrechnam
Durham, North Carolina
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438 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our food; The chicken tikka was spiced nicely, a little on the sweet side. They were a little skimpy on the rice. The naan bread was very good. For the atmosphere, I would have expected much more reasonable pricing. Over $40 for two entrees at lunch with only water is not really a good value to me.

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
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111 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This was my favorite Indian restaurant. I went often for the Sunday lunch buffet and occasionally for the weekday buffet. I went Wednesday - no buffet. They only have buffets on Friday & Sunday now, so I had to visit a competitor.

Thank Dick A
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This was my first time coming here with my friend. We came here because we heard they had some vegan options which is always good for my friend. The mango smoothie that I had here is probably the best I've ever tasted and I'm not much a fan of mango. The chicken dish with the rice had was outstanding! And... More 

Thank rowdy12g
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I had a lamb dish that was delicious. Advertised as hot but not too hot. Just the right amount of spice! The place was hopping on a Friday night yet I didnt wait long to be served. The staff is friendly and attentive. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Gary H
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258 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Service and Atmosphere can only be rated as POOR (1*) after their most recent management change and location change - so sad!! Tables and Seats are dirty, rice all over also it was not busy with 3 tables only occupied. We needed to point out to the staff member seating us if he kindly would wipe the chairs so we... More 

Thank Travel2Adventure
Rockford, Michigan
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here for years and have always enjoyed the food. Last night was no exception, however the prices have really gone up! My Lamb Rogan Josh was $18 and 2 glasses of house Chardonnay came to over $36!! Not sure I'll go back because of the cost, but the food is delicious.

Thank oppykc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1710
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-456-7055

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