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Best Indian restaurant in Edison?

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RobinM Mar 27, 2009 08:46 AM

Hi-
I've been looking for some good recs for excellent Indian in this area and am having difficulty finding good recs. Any help appreciated!

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  1. Spiritchaser RE: RobinM Mar 27, 2009 11:20 AM

    It isn't Edison but if I were you I'd jump on the parkway North and get off in Kenilworth (really not that far) and go to Star of India. It's nothing fancy inside and they keep it on the warm side but the food is great and the owners are really nice people.

    The dishes are so authentic that we have been warned on more than one occassion that some choices may be too much (spice wise) for someone not use to traditional Indian spices.

    Oh, it's a BYO too.

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      RobinM RE: RobinM Mar 28, 2009 04:54 AM

      Super! Thanks

      1. MGZ RE: RobinM Mar 28, 2009 06:17 AM

        This is disappointing. Surely some Middlesex Co. 'hounds can do better then Kenilworth. Last week, we were on Old Tree Road and the choices are overwhelming. We tried a $6 buffet at lunch that was tasty and funky (India Palace, I think), but I am sure there is better.

        1. njchowgal RE: RobinM Mar 28, 2009 06:51 AM

          when i worked around edison, all of my indian customers said mogul was the best

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            glutton RE: RobinM Mar 31, 2009 06:03 PM

            For south indian, I'm a big fan of Saravana Bhavan. Fresh and huge dosas, quick service, broad menu. It's an outpost of an Indian mini-chain.

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              dragonguy RE: RobinM Apr 10, 2009 05:46 PM

              I am going to recommend Spice Melange in downtown Metuchen. My Indian friends have been very impressed. The lunch buffet is excellent.

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                sandratalarico RE: RobinM Apr 12, 2009 05:10 PM

                Moksha off Oak Tree Road is very good. We've gone there with Indian friends who like it very much. The service can be inattentive and not at all polished. But the food is very good.

                1. MGZ RE: RobinM Apr 16, 2009 07:03 AM

                  Somebody needs to link the list on the following thread to this one - it's quite comprehensive!

                  http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6121...

                  1. shabbystorm RE: RobinM Apr 17, 2009 04:59 AM

                    Another wonderful Indian restaurant that has been in the area forever.
                    A few Miles North of Edison NJ

                    Raagini
                    1085 Rt 22
                    Mountainside NJ

                    http://www.raagini.com/

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