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Kolam fine Indian Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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316 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470
+1 203-426-7143
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've been eating here at least bi-monthly since 2004 and have never had anything but a great meal. The lunch buffet is also a good bargain at $10.95. It's always kept well stocked and fresh. Nice decor and friendly staff. If you like Indian food you will not go wrong here.

Thank EJones1959
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

OMG the food is fabulous, the service is impeccable, and the atmosphere is good! The experience was great from moment you walk in the door, the sweet smells, the candles, the waitstaff and food. The staff is very attentive! It was a incredible dining experience. Will be returning soon!

Thank Luckyjustlucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We love Kolam. When my husband and I moved to Danbury, CT, we didn't have a lot of options for Indian food near us, so we ventured the 15 minute highway drive to Kolam. It was well worth it! The food is delicious, and the staff is incredibly friendly. We consistently have a good meal. I highly recommend the restaurant.

Thank Tania B
Brookfield, Connecticut
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Took another couple out for dinner. They were unfamiliar with Indian Cuisine. We ordered four different entrees, some vegetarian, so that everybody could try each one. The hit of the evening was the Chicken Tikka Masala. That was so good I almost asked for a spoon so that I could eat the rest of the sauce. The warm carrot dessert... More 

Thank troischiennuit
Trumbull, Connecticut
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2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit and very disappointed. With many, many tables free, we were seated at a tiny table in the back, which was two mismatched tables combined next to the buffet. At the end of our meal most tables in the main dining room were still free. While disappointing, worse was when the server didn't put my husband's... More 

Thank lacerbo
Milford, Connecticut
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

This is probably the worst place for Indian Food. Gosh.... It was so difficult to complete the meal. We ordered Dosa, Kadai Paneer, Dum Aloo, all were a big disappointment. Would never dream of recommending this restaurant to anyone

Thank Pooja G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

At here with six friends on a sat night. The menu contained many choices i haven't seen on an indian menu. The servers were friendly and efficient. The food was delicious. Three of us ordered tandoori - chicken, fish and vegetarian. All portions were generous. The veggie dish was great. Root veggies, peppers, onion, and indian cheese. - like an... More 

Thank Trish M
Waterbury, Connecticut
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124 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Not many Indian restaurants in the area. The food is tasty, but the meats sometimes seem overlooked. Service is very good. Small eating area, but I have never seen them too busy. They do a lot of take out orders. The beers I have had are pretty warm. The buffet is a great value. The tandoori sampler is great. The... More 

Thank Derek B
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282 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Food was good but we were there for over an hour and a half until we received our orders. There were four of us. Restaurant was busy but it's a very small place. The waiter said there was only one chef making main entrees.

Thank Diane123Diane
Ontario, Canada
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128 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

This place has amazing flavors, everything we order tastes so great. The service is always prompt and you know that you are getting a well prepared meal.

Thank Frank_Fazz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-426-7143

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?