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Bombay Cafe

175 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3009
+1 617-247-0555
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
8 Jun 2014
“Arguably the worst food ever!”
6 Apr 2014
“Worst Indian food I ever ate in US”
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175 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3009
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Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Being Asian, perhaps my standards are high but I took a few bites and had to throw it all away. Terrible food. Lacked taste and I think it may have been rotten. Not sure as my stomach has held up. Would never go back again.

1  Thank Ozy78
Reviewed 6 April 2014

It was the the worst Indian food I had so far in any country .. Soup, chat, curry and bread .. all were equally non-eatable! there was nothing Indian about any of the tastes! Ordered it through delivery.com and had to throw all my food...More

2  Thank Pseudo_AG
Reviewed 11 February 2014

We recently enjoyed a delightful pre-concert meal at Bombay Cafe. The service was pleasant without being intrusive and the meal was terrific. We had the Nariyal coconut soup which was terrific, a garlic nan and an assortment of other dishes. Everything was pleasing and freshly...More

Thank aggada
Reviewed 4 February 2014 via mobile

Value for money. Hits the spot. Basic fare that is both wholesome and tasty. Clean place too. Easy paid parking on the street. Don't miss the Kheer dessert. Will definitely be back!

Thank cytomegalovirus
Reviewed 13 January 2014

This place is amazing. I used to go 4 times per week for the cheap indian buffet, and eat dinner there one time per week. Lunch is simple, flavorful and a great value. 7$ for all you can eat. Dinner is delicious, well made indian...More

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Average food and very basic but $7 for a weekend lunch buffet?? Sign me up!! The service was decent and the mango lassi was yummy as well!

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 18 March 2013

We discovered this restaurant in the late '90s, and have been going ever since. The prices are reasonable. The food is very good. They are very accommodating to requests for different spice levels. Everyone we have brought to eat there has agreed on the quality...More

1  Thank Anne D
Reviewed 24 January 2013

This has become my new favorite Indian restaurant in Boston. So delicious! I love their kabuli channa and like it spicy. They do a great job balancing spice with flavor. The menu has all the favorites. My husband loved the tikka masala. If you're in...More

1  Thank Mayhem72
Reviewed 13 January 2011

Bombay Cafe is pretty good. It's nothing I can really say bad about it...Luch buffet everyday for 7 bucks? Can't complain. The only thing I would suggest is that they add more variety to the buffet. It's the same thing everyday which can get a...More

1  Thank NewMoondaughter
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Reviewed 14 June 2008

service can be poor, but food is good.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Restaurant features
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore
  • Neighbourhood: Fenway / Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 617-247-0555
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