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Mumtaz India Restaurant
Posted by Indian Food Lovers on 01/19/2007
We have eaten here twice and LOVE the food. It's got a feeling of being "undiscovered" as a restaurant. The service is a bit overbearing sometimes, but that's only because we've had the place to ourselves. We have had EXCELLENT biryani, lamb dishes, and a spinach/chickpea dish that all knock our socks off. We eat Indian frequently and would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Friendly owners/waitress.
Posted by Anonymous on 12/18/2006
This is one of the best Indian restaurants that I've been to. The food is amaxing and it feels like you're in someones home having a home cooked meal. The samosas were fantastic and nothing was greasy. Definitely recommend tha aloo parathas. mmmmm
Posted by Mo on 11/09/2006
The atmosphere was amazing also the service was amazing but most of all the food was amazing definatly go back again!
Posted by brandyalexanderqs on 05/25/2006
I have ordered several times for delivery. The food comes very fast and hot, which is always a nice thing. If you order "hot" the food is very, very spicy; however, if you order "medium" it is quite bland and basically "mild" Also, sometimes they include bread and sometimes not, which is really annoying to discover after they already delivered. I have tried several courses and find the food just "ok" I havent tried other local places yet, but I'm going to. I dont think i'll order from here again.
Posted by Anonymous on 05/22/2006
My boyfriend and I were looking for a relatively inexpensive but nice place to eat the other night, and decided on Mumtaz. The people were very nice, the atmosphere-- music, lighting, decorations-- was great, but most importantly, the food was fantastic. We started off by sharing potato-filled bread (forget the name, oops) and each ordered a different type of vindaloo. It was very spicy, as the waitor warned us, but that's exactly what we love anyway. At the end, he gave us (on the house!) two sweet yogurt-type drinks to neutralize the hotness, which tasted amazing. Overall, great value for the price, would definitely go there again.
Posted by Gastronaut on 03/23/2006
I cannot believe the other reviews. The chicken curry was not good at all. The chicken itself was of very poor quality and the sauce had no taste. The samosas were OK. Wouldn't get food from here again.
Posted by DAG on 10/22/2005
Mumtaz is definitely our favorite place to order from. We get delivery at least 4-5 days/week and I'd say we order from Mumtaz once per week. I am a creature of habit and always order the same delicious dinner- Chicken Tikka Masala and Veggie Samosa. My husband varies from the Chicken Shag, Chicken or Lamb Dupiaza, or Chicken Vindaloo and loves them all. He also gets Paratha or Chapati which he really likes. What compelled me to write this review was I recently ordered from another nearby Indian restaurant because of a connection they had to my Upromise credit card... I will never do that again! Why mess with perfection... this place rocks!