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Kabob and Curry

261 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02906
+1 401-273-8844
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (38 reviews)
“kebab” (34 reviews)
“naans” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
261 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02906
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great lamb samosas! I like that they provide 2 different sauces along with it. The lamb roganjosh wasn't so great on the other hand. The meat wasn't good and the curry was nothing similar to what I've had before and didn't taste that great. Incredibly...More

Thank Vjay S
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Vjay, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your lamb samosas. We are also sad to hear that you did not enjoy the lamb roganjosh. Hopefully, you will give us another chance in the future.

Reviewed 3 December 2016

I hadn't been to Kabob and Curry in years, and went back last night with a girlfriend. We ordered one entrée, a special with chicken (I wish I remembered the name of it) and it was absolutely delicious. And plenty of food for two. It...More

Thank Robskaren
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with. We are looking forward to have you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Indian is our go to food. This was some of the best I've had lately. Good lunch special which included two dishes. Just the right amount of spice ordering "medium". Would go back.

Thank Dianne r
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dianne, we are so glad to hear that Indian food is your go to food. We are even happier to know that you hold us in such high regard compared to other places. We certainly hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Found this place on Tripadvisor, many thanks! Was in the area visiting with two people that had not previously tried Indian food. Despite the good reviews had simply expected the standard type Indian food. We arrive late in the afternoon and were seated upon entering....More

Thank JC-Meg
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review, JC-Meg! While we do strive to meet our guests’ expectations, we are glad to have far surpassed yours in regards to this dining experience. It is even more wonderful to hear that we will we see...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stopped in here cold during a downpour without benefit of a recommendation from friends and having done no advance research. Spicy and oily foods do not agree with me so we ordinarily steer clear of Indian food, but we were looking for a port...More

Thank travlelf
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

I'm so very glad you stumbled upon us -- and even more glad that you enjoyed your meal! Hope you'll be back to see us again soon, friend. Take care, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I love great Vindaloo. I can't help it I do. So I try it every where I go. The chicken Vindaloo here is spectacular. I like spicy and they will make it as hot as you'd like. But it's just not the only thing. The...More

Thank Wendy P
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Wendy, I'm so very happy you love our Vindaloo so much -- you're spectacular! Really looking forward to next time, friend. Cheers, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a university town in Providence specifically near the prestigious Brown University. Once we walked in were swiftly greeted and walked to our table where a couple of minutes later we were offered a type of Indian flatbread. It was very...More

Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the chicken tikka masala, as well as the service! Thanks for taking the time to leave us these kind words, and be sure to come and check us out again in the future. Cheers! Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I have been in providence for a week and went to this restaurant once. There is a university in the vicinity so you find the restaurant and nearby area with full of young students. Cozy place with youthful ambience. Mango lassi is awesome here. I...More

Thank AshishLahoti
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Ashish, I'm so very happy you found everything tasty! Thanks for coming by, and for leaving such a lovely review. Hope to see you back again soon! Until then, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Got this delivered...onion and garlic naan wonderful, Chicken Vindaloo and Korma tasty. The only thing is that we're in a hotel, and didn't think to ask for plates and plasticware...assumed it would be a given.

Thank estrogenbrigade
Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

I'm so glad you enjoyed your meal, friend! Thanks for the feedback about plastic ware -- we'll look into this. Hope we'll get to serve you again in the future! Until then, Sanjiv D., Owner

Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is a truly excellent Indian restaurant. There are thousands in the US but this one is one of the few that stands out. The food is not your standard Punjabi slop that most Indian restaurants serve. And it is a vibrant place with young...More

Sanjiv D, Owner at Kabob and Curry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Jean, thank you for a truly excellent review. It means so much to know that our food stands out in your mind! We're really looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Cheers, Sanjiv D., Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02906
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > College Hill
  • Neighbourhood: College Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-273-8844
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Kabob & Curry is an award-winning, popular, and affordable Indian restaurant located on Thayer Street. Our food is the closest you'll get to a culinary nirvana. Diverse flavors and textures will explode in your mouth as you enjoy our traditional cooking style based on techniques from all around India. With veggie, gluten and dairy-free, vegan, and celeriac options, our menu has something for everyone's taste buds. A customer favorite includes our delicious chicken tikka masala which combines unique spices and flavors to create the perfect curry dish. Our restaurant also has a buffet on Sundays, giving you a plethora of fresh and high quality cuisine to choose from. We also have a full bar offering delicious cocktails that are very imaginative and refreshing, and we have BYOB wine options.
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