Curry Craze in Parlin, NJ
I was driving by and saw this place behind the check cashing place off Rte 9 and was wondering if anybody's been here. It's a Chinese Indian restaurant.
989 US Hwy 9 N Ernston Rd
Parlin, NJ 08859
Tel # 732-721-7191
Lots of Indo Chinese sprouting around central NJ..
Definitely will try the Veggie Hakka Noodles here and at Chopstick North Brunswick.
In my world Ming Edison NJ is the King of Indo Chinese.
Stopped here for take home earlier today.
The host was gracious!
Tried the Veggie Hakka Noodles - this was like a traditional chinese lo mein noodle.
Also tried the Lollipop Chicken - this was a more traditional Indian dish chicken legs in a rich curry sauce.
It is a huge restaurant which will also be expanding to double the current size
They offer a weekend buffet for 6.99
All Located in a cul de sac right off Ernston Road and Rt 9
Next door to the Patel Market and Haldi Chowk Food Court
It's mediocre at best. The quality in each of the "stalls" varies quite a bit and I think the prices are pretty high for service (there is none as it's self service). I like Desi Galaxy in Edison/Oak Tree Road much more and thinks it's a much better value. Not bad, but not someplace I'd go out of my way to visit. Curry Craze is a much better option right next door....
I've been going here regularlay (2-3 time a month) for quite some time, it started out as Bombay Lords and was awesome, went through a few not so great owner/chef changes and in it's latest incarnation has gone back to great food. I usually go on friday evenings and it's pretty quiet, especially for such a large place but with kids, I appreciate that, Service has always been very good and most importantly, the food is great. They do a huge catering and takeout business and are doubling the size of the place to handle large parties. I recommend the dum aloo, hakka veg noodles in particular but haven't really gone wrong with anything I've had here. They automatically include a 15% gratuity and it's BYOB for now (I always bring a bottle of wine, no corking fee) so keep that in mind, overall I'd give it 4 out of 5 stars.