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Hajarystraat 19, Paramaribo, Suriname
+597 477-535
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a multicultural city like Paramaribo you can find several places with real indian cuisine much better than this. Even if the prices are so cheap the food is not fresh

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Thank David T
Antwerp, Belgium
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I put this place on my list of restaurants I definitely wanted to vsit and I wasn't dissapointed at all. It's real Indian "cuisine" (the cook is from Mumbai). The people who served us was very friendly and helpfull. We had a great chat with all the people there, expecially when they found out that I'm an India addict :-).... More 

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Thank Freddy R
Paris, France
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Excellent quality Indian food, cooked from prime materials and so so natural and so so truly Indian, unlike the anglicised Indian food that you get in the UK, which is much much heavier. We dined at Martin's 3 or 4 times in a fortnight, the service was very kind and quick, we really liked this place.

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Thank Diego M
Wellington, New Zealand
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

I had read on Tripadvisor that the service would be bad but that it could be this bad really made my jaw drop. I was here during the day with my sister, there was nobody else and they still managed to mess everything up! After ten minutes I went inside to alert them to the fact that we were outside... More 

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1 Thank Ninka_76
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We were sittning outside on a nice terrass. The food was very good, the servents nice and took god care of us.

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1 Thank Catharina W
New York, NY
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

What a great meal, the food was fresh and Sindhi options! hard to find Sindhi food- this was a wonderful surprise. could use a bit of an upgrade in atmosphere and service. nice location

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1 Thank snandwani
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Old food, right from the fridge in the microwave :( Not tasty. Not recommended for vegetarins. But the desserts and sweets are good.

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Thank LA_Laldy
Ahmedabad, India
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Ambiance is not really the best place to be. Its a home converted to a restaurant. Food is decent. Do not really expect the perfect Indian food. Didn't like some different smelly kind of oil put in curry.

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Thank buchruch
Paramaribo, Suriname
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

menu overwhelmingly long, food freshly cooked, prices okay, but it felt like all those loverly spices that make indian food taste so well were missing.

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Thank ivb9
Stafford, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

we were the only customers so I would have expected service to be a little more attentive everything was at a slow pace. Which did not really bother us. The menu is extensive. The food was spicy and potions were filling but I am not sure I would call it Authentic.It was just different from my previous experiences with Indian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hajarystraat 19, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Location: South America  >  Suriname  >  Paramaribo District  >  Paramaribo
  • Phone Number: +597 477-535

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