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Cumin India

) #15 of 135 Restaurants in Hamden ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
266 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517-1004
+1 203-248-6464
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
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266 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517-1004
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Reviews (58)
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Don't know the Indian names but everything is delicious. The lunch buffet has many selections. The dishes are mostly chicken or vegetable. Sometimes they have curry goat which is like a stew. Worth the $10.95.

1  Thank Chuck A
Reviewed 7 February 2017

As expected a healthy Indian cuisine though a lil spicy but the food was awesome, I like Chicken Tikka Masala, boneless marinated in garlic n herbs n baked with tomatoes, a l so tried Vegetable Haka Noodles sauted w/soy sauce n herbs also delicious, don't...More

1  Thank Carapatanrolly
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice Indian buffet place in Hamden area by Yale; Good Indian food with a great service.. Enjoyed corn and potato dish with fresh bread/ Naan and KingFisher Indian beer.

1  Thank Alex B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I've tried a few other Indian restaurants but Cumin India is the best in the New Haven area. We came in for dinner and once again, were very happy with our food. The portions are good, prices are good and atmosphere is good. Waiters are...More

1  Thank vegasbride04
Reviewed 9 November 2016

food wasn t eatable in my opinion i would never go back, place was dirty service slow barely eat anything and left fast

Thank worldtraveler06460
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I had fried onion appetizer and paneer dish for dinner, really lacked the depth of flavor sand spice. Shared bread basket with friends. In the past we had delicious food but tonight really missed the mark. The papadam tasted like microwaved something. I couldn't eat...More

1  Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We used to love this place but we hadn't been here in 3 years. It used to be terrific but now it is average at best. Flavoring and spices are flat. We asked for spicy and the dishes were not spicy at all. The papadam....More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I felt like having Indian food so I decided to stop by Cumin for an early dinner. After looking at their menu, I chose the goat biryani ($14) with a spice level of 4 of 5. The dish came about 15 minutes in a large...More

Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The best indian restaurant in the area. Excellent service. Recommend to all those who loves indian food. Best buffet lunch with fresh bread on the table.

Thank kumars123
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Food is generally pretty good. Friendly service. Food is a bit bland even when we asked to have it "hot"

Thank JD L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have any gluten free options?
8 June 2016|
Response from kumars123 |
Yes we do. Thank you.
Do you still have a lunch buffet?
28 May 2015|
Response from kumars123 |
Yes we do. 7 days 11:45 am to 2:45 pm Love to see you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-248-6464
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