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214 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2013
+1 507-645-2462
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Northfield, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to love this place, but unfortunately the quality of the food has greatly decreased since the new owners took over at the beginning of 2017. The food is overly greasy, salty and lacks the flavor it used to have. We ordered a lamb rogan josh that was just swimming in grease and the other dishes we have tried... More 

Thank tammyo397
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fine experience just last week at Chapati in Northfield. This delightful restaurant has a number of different rooms, offering comfortable seating. The service was a bit slow, but once things got started, we were quite pleased at the result. We ordered an appetizer plate and a lamb dish. The appetizer plate gave a great variety, all delicious,... More 

Thank Melody L
Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A terrific little restaurant that has been a mainstay in downtown, scenic Northfield for decades. They have a terrific lunch buffet and you can order off the menu at night. Can't miss! We had dinner here one night, and the lunch buffet the next day. They also have a room for business lunch meetings.

Thank cpoorker
Des Moines, Iowa
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233 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The restaurant is tucked into a corner of a lobby of a hotel/inn, so you enter through the front door of the inn. My daughter and I ate here at the recommendation of a friend of ours, while visiting Carleton College. We love Indian food and it is hard to find in Iowa and MN. There was a setup for... More 

Thank IowaMum
San Diego, California
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220 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great menu with wide variety of tasty dishes. We ordered a lot of dishes to share at our table, including Kheema Naan, Samosas, and Pappadum. Our entrees included chicken tikka masala, chana palak and lamb korma. All were delicious and the server was very helpful in addressing any questions. Many people were at the restaurant but it didn't get noisy.... More 

Thank 2beans2000
Berkeley, California
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Took several of my son's college friend here while visiting. The food was great and service good. Loved the appetizers, naan bread and all the main courses were great.

Thank fillymay1
Owatonna, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was the first Indian food my husband and I had eaten since we got back from India 6 months ago. We were thoroughly impressed with the chai and butter chicken (Makhani I believe it's called on the menu). We also ordered the garlic naan, and these 3 things tasted authentic! We also ordered the vegetable samosas - very good,... More 

Thank Laurel P
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wonderful food, great waitstaff, right in downtown, located in historic inn. A great place to meet people coming from different directions.

Thank lover-of-new-places
Minneapolis, MN
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I always enjoyed this restaurant when I lived in Northfield. A decade later, this place still has great Indian food. We had the dinner for two, with vegetable korma and lamb malay for our main courses. Both were delicious.

Thank ViajesdePanda
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604 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 693 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have given the Chapati such a high rating primarily because in southern Minnesota finding an Indian restaurant is rare and this place is very good. We've been there maybe four times over the past four years or so including yesterday. Their lunch is a buffet but I think you order off a menu in the evening. The restaurant is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Northfield
  • Phone Number: +1 507-645-2462
Cuisine of India located in the Archer House River Inn in the heart of Northfield, Minnesota. We serve a selection of traditional Indian dishes as well as several of our own creation. Wine and beer available. Lunch buffet. Rang Jamaye! Enjoy!

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