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smoky Feb 28, 2009 03:21 PM

I was ready to phone in a to-go order at Ambassador of India in Glastonbury, but got an answering machine saying that AoI is "closed for business." Their website confirms that they are closed "in all locations."

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  1. kattyeyes RE: smoky Feb 28, 2009 05:15 PM

    That is a shame! It was one of the best Indian restaurants in the area. I can only tell you (closer to home for me--thus I have not been to AoI in a few years) that Haveli India in Middletown is just as good. I can literally walk there from my house.
    http://www.haveliindia.com/
    That won't help you if you live in Glastonbury, but a tip for you nonetheless.

    And, also in Middletown, all-vegetarian and very low-key (order at the counter and carry your tray to the table) is Udupi Bhavan. Just ate there last night, in fact. Try the dosas...they are immense and quite delicious.
    http://www.ctudupi.com/

    Thanks for reporting about Ambassador. Sad to see them go!

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    Udupi Bhavan
    749 Saybrook Rd, Middletown, CT 06457

    Haveli Indian Restaurant
    1300 S Main St, Middletown, CT 06457

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      howaboutthat RE: smoky Mar 2, 2009 06:14 AM

      Utsav in Vernon is also terrific, and getting increasingly popular. I highly recommend it. While not familiar with Udupi Bhavan, we recently enjoyed a meal at Havelli. Still some great spots left, but hard to believe that AoI could not make it in a town like Glastonbury.

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        kneerobber RE: howaboutthat Mar 3, 2009 04:25 AM

        I'm not an expert on Indian food, but would have to agree that Utsav is terrific. Not only is the food fantastic, but the service very friendly. Went again this past weekend-they now have a liquor license. Of note, there is a little meditteranean market next door that has homemade baklava. The girl at the register informed me that her mom makes it- delicious.

      2. EastRocker RE: smoky Mar 2, 2009 07:33 AM

        It was a combination of over extending himself and bad timing. Story here:
        http://www.newhavenindependent.org/ar...

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          christiane314 RE: smoky Mar 2, 2009 04:48 PM

          wow...ambassasdor is closed???? that was probably the best indian food around...sorry to hear that

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