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350 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220-2019
+1 513-281-7000
11:00 - 22:00
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152 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not good food ! Biryani tasted bad and the tea was not up to the mark . This is not worth the price

Thank Nabiha Y
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness. The food was delicious. The smells are amazing. I had the Ambar India Special. My friend had the Tandoori chicken. Both of us were very pleased with our meals. I will be back!

Thank Lisa M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Two great chicken dishes, India style with decent wine and very friendly staff. Comfy, clean and not too noisy.

Thank John A
Liberty, Indiana
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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 

Thank Caribbeanblue_10
Madison, Wisconsin
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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.

1 Thank worldtraveler77_12
Covington, Kentucky
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 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.

1 Thank Pete R
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank Roger B
Gloucester, Virginia
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247 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank Idreamov
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

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

2 Thank Sandy M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank Pat C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Indian, Pakistani, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?