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350 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220-2019
+1 513-281-7000
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Liberty, Indiana
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon entering Ambars for a late lunch, my wife and I were greeted, albeit a very cool greeting, and "pointed to" our booth seat. No "good afternoon", no "how are you two"...no nothing. A few minutes later our male waiter came, and possessed the same cool persona. No name introduction, no overview of fare, no smile, and a terse "good"... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting sick of all the buffet style Indian joints with cold run of the mill Indian food. . Fortunately the food was up to standard with interesting choices excellent lassi Prices so reasonable you can afford to go whole hog and guzzle everything. a best pick for Cincinnati.

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Covington, Kentucky
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time I have eaten at this restaurant. It is never crowded and I have no idea why. The food is excellent and the service is even better. If you want some good Indian food this is a great place to go.

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1 Thank Pete R
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Always crowded. Tables close together but excellent food and service. Can't say enough about the quality of the food. Reasonably priced.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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223 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We came here after a long day of touring in Cincinnati. The place was empty because it was early dinner. We parked on the street across from the restaurant. We are a family of six ranging in ages. Everyone was happy with the food here.We started with the delicate flaky keema samosa. Then we had family style with the tikka... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been at Ambar for both lunch and dinner. Both the vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices are yummy.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

For at least 5 years 4 of us have been going to Ambar at least once every 2 months for an excellent lunch. The food is very good, the help very friendly, and the place is always crowded at lunch as a testament to it's quality. The very reasonable lunch menu has a great variety of entrees and different nans.... More 

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Ottawa, Illinois
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163 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I was visiting here on business and I was going to meet a friend. She suggested coming here and said that she thought I would love it. I agreed but made sure that she knew that I did not like anything spicy, nor have I ever ate Indian in my life. It was not hard to find, but it is... More 

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Russells Point, Ohio
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We visited here yesterday largely due to my Daughter being vegetarian (with a vegan leaning) and she loves Indian cuisine. They have a nicely varied menu including a good selection of vegetarian dishes. Our waiter (unfortunately, I didn't get his name) was very knowledgeable and patiently answered our questions (mostly mine). Would definitely go here again when in that part... More 

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We went here for dinner after visiting the zoo as it was the nearest Indian restaurant. We ordered a vegetarian thali and aloo bathura. Aloo Bathura is something which I have never come across in any other Indian restaurants till date. It was tasty and different than the usual bathura. The items in thali were also very tasty. The waiter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220-2019
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Clifton
  • Neighbourhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 513-281-7000

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