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Emeril1989 Jan 8, 2009 09:49 AM

I'm looking for some suggestions in the lower westchester area for real indian food to take a couple of friends coming from california? I live in larchmont and I have tried Coromandel in new rochelle and I didn't like it too much. I went back for buffet and that was even worse, so if you have any other suggestions, that would be great. I've heard of a newer restaurant in New Rochelle called 'Rangoli'? There are some RAVE reviews on this place, but I've never been there? Anyone with some insight or tips? Thanks! Oh and I'd like to just mention I'd prefer the place to be close by in the new rochelle/larchmont/pelham area. They will be coming off a flight, so not too much traveling would be helpful!

- David H.

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    valerie Jan 8, 2009 10:22 AM

    Here is a fairly lengthy thread...

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/348034

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      Jon1856 Jan 8, 2009 10:26 AM

      Have never been but here is their address:
      Rangoli
      615 Main St.
      (Maple Ave.)
      New Rochelle, NY

      GF and I like the following "sisters"
      Mughal Palace
      16 Broadway
      (Cleveland St., across from Valhalla RR station)
      Valhalla, NY |
      914-997-6090
      &
      Rani Mahal
      322-323 Phillips Park Rd.
      (bet. E. Prospect Ave. & Spencer Pl.)
      Mamaroneck, NY
      914-835-9066

      And I recall reading somethings about the following two:
      Ambadi Indian Restaurant
      141 E Post Rd
      White Plains, NY
      914-686-2014

      &

      Bollywood Bistro
      68 Wheeler Ave.
      (bet. Bedford & Manville Rds.)
      Pleasantville, NY
      914-747-4599

      914-235-1306

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        laylag Jan 8, 2009 10:52 AM

        I also did not like Coromandel in New Rochelle despite some very positive chow reviews and raves for the CT location. Haven't tried Rangoli yet but keep wanting to so if you do go, please post your experience.

        That said, I strongly second Jon's suggestion of Rani Mahal in Mamaroneck which from your requirements is, I think, close enough.

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          valerie Jan 8, 2009 10:59 AM

          Another vote for Rani Mahal. I had a very good dinner at Bollywood Bistro, but it is not exactly close to NR/Larchmont/Pelham.

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            Rinjani Jan 8, 2009 05:03 PM

            Nothing Revolutionary Here...Just the Facts...I won't bore you with all the subpar (though decent joints)...if it is just about the food, Bengal Tiger is tops in Westchester...though for Ambience I prefer Bollywood in Pleasantville or the new joint in Irvington down by the water (forgot there name), but neither compare regarding the food to BT. A price step down but reasonably good is malabar hill in Elmsford. Enjoy. t

            1. MikiLovesSugar Jan 8, 2009 07:09 PM

              I really love Spice Village in Tuckahoe!

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                Emeril1989 Jan 12, 2009 12:17 PM

                I just wrote a review for all who were interested in Rangoli- one word- AMAZING. It's in the tristate area section!

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                  laylag Jan 12, 2009 01:35 PM

                  Where is this review Emeril? This is the tristate section.

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                    Emeril1989 Jan 12, 2009 02:51 PM

                    here is the link laylag! :)

                    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/587234

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