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Mother India Cuisine

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3572 Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68105-1908
+1 402-763-2880
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
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17:00 - 20:30
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This little Indian restaurant is very small and plain. We came at 6:45 on a Friday, and were seated immediately. Service was friendly and prompt. Food was OUTSTANDING! By the time we left, all tables were full, and it looked like there may have been a wait. Menu has huge selection of vegetarian options, but plenty of meat as well.

1 Thank KansasGlutton
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

I am a non-Indian, so I don't know how helpful I can be here, but I love the food here. I have had the chicken korma, the chicken curry, onion kulcha, Mulligatawny soup, so far. I am very happy to get my rare chances to eat here when in town. I avoid peak times. Thank you, Mother India staff!

Thank EdDebTucson
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222 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

From the outside you just see a little hut. But the inside is a lovely restaurant. Great service, fair prices and great food. I loved how cozy the restaurant felt.

Thank sascha411
Omaha, Nebraska
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We pick up alot. Thimpu Chicken, Mulligawtawny soup, and Onion Kulcha with mint chutney are our favorites!

Thank Travelinghusker11
Bellevue, Nebraska
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Don't blink when you are driving down Leavenworth St, because you just might miss it! But believe me when I say that it is well worth keeping an eye out for. This little Indian restaurant not only has fantastic Indian cuisine but those who own and run it are some of the nicest and most genuine people you could ever... More 

Thank Jarrod J
Omaha, Nebraska
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125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

We frequently drive downtown to get takeout from Mother India and it has always been great. The portion sizes are enough for dinner and we order an extra Naan so we can have another meal (lunch) with the leftovers. We picked up some food in the past week and could not believe it was from the same restaurant. The sauce... More 

1 Thank seance
Salt Lake City, Utah
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

I was skeptical as we drove in, but my son insisted we'd love Mother India. He was right! The tiny place was nearly full, but we got a table by the window. The menu had lots of options, service was fast and the food was great - tasty, but not Indian-hot. And oh, my, the bill was tiny too! Definitely... More 

Thank Amanda B
Ames, IA
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

Mother India is a very small restaurant. I love Indian restaurants where they cook and serve the food and don't have a buffet. I had a nice aloo gobi and other folks at my table had various curries. As someone else indicated in another review, their garlic naan was great. On a cold night, there is little room to wait... More 

Thank Michael C
Portland, Oregon
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

My favorite food on the road is Indian food. And considering I'm traveling almost every week, I've tried my share of Indian food....but this is the first place I've been to that puts black beans in their dal. I felt like I was eating vegetarian chili. I also ordered the paratha and apparently they didn't have any dough made and... More 

Thank meglord
Minneapolis, MN
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

I don't get here as often as I would like, but when I do, this place never disappoints. When you drive my, it doesn't look like much...it's a small, old building made out of concrete block. But you don't go here for the ambiance...you go here because the food is amazing. It's my favorite Indian restaurant in Omaha and I've... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3572 Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68105-1908
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-763-2880
Tel. 1 (402) 763-2880

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