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821 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205 (On 11th between Yamhill & Taylor)
+1 503-227-8815
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Portland, Oregon
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the uninspiring exterior and the often empty bar, the restaurant typically has a good crowd. The food is absolutely the best Indian food in portland and I put it among my favorite restaurants here of any cuisine! I've tried many of the dishes and have not been disappointed. My work colleagues from India always go here-it's their favorite for... More 

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Thank Diane P
Seattle, Washington, United States
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165 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We ducked in about 45 minutes before closing on a Spring Friday evening and were lucky enough to to be seated. We were so glad. We'd have great Indian food in Seattle and San Francisco, but had not yet found a winner— until now! We loved every bit of this experience. We had a warm welcome. The place was buzzing... More 

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Thank Al D
Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful lunch spot in downtown Portland. The chicken tikka masala is excellent. You don't need a reservation. There are very few people there.

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Thank irvingtonevk
El Cerrito, California
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I ate here twice on a recent visit to Portland - once for lunch with three other people and once for dinner with seven other people. We were all very pleased with the food and the service. Often I don't like Indian food because it can be sort of "gloppy" with everything mushed together somehow, but this was very good... More 

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Thank Barbara L
Melbourne
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I went here for lunch with three colleagues after reading reviews here and on YELP. I also read a local review that said it was one of the best India restaurants in downtown. The food was really good (and we tried different things from the concise lunch menu options) and I have to say the food was good and tasty.... More 

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Thank mattruane
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had a dinner for 20 people on a Saturday, and I ended the night both satisfied and happy! What more can one ask? The food was on-point (we are from NYC btw, very discerning with our food) --- the service was stellar (thanks Madison!!!!) and everyone in the place was very accommodating. Highly recommended for large parties. Just make... More 

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Thank Leighanne H
Hyderabad, India
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The food and ambience are both great. Located a bit away from the bustle of Downtown portland, but only a little distance away. Lovely Indian food. Especially the Naan, Butter Chicken, Palak Paneer and the Tandoori Chicken. The servers are really friendly too. It's a must try for Indian cuisine. You ask them to reduce or increase the spice/chilli content... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very good choice for Indian food. We walked from the Westin hotel a few blocks away and had a reservation here on a Friday night. Absolutely no complaints. Very nice decor and a comfortable setting- a peaceful, Zen experience as one person wrote. The app's were very large servings, as was the deliciously-prepared fresh Naan bread. Each... More 

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Thank NeverWork
Eugene, Oregon
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a delicious meal once again at East India Co. Casual yet elegant atmosphere (ask for a curtained booth), very reasonable prices, and our server (Dani) was tremendous.

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Portland, Oregon
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I was hesitant to write this review, because I feel that even after years in downtown Portland, this is a total secret little gem. The food is absolutely outstanding, as is the service. The prices are competitive for downtown, as well. I went here for dinner on Christmas eve and loved it! The ambiance reminds me of a trendy Vegas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
    (On 11th between Yamhill & Taylor)
  • Public Transportation: The Portland street car stops right outside our restaurant at 11th & Taylor.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-8815
Description
East India Co Grill & Bar offers a delectable journey and redefines the perception of Indian food. The romantic interior combines seductive Indian richness and sparkle, with dramatic lighting, and 1800's sepia photographs. Subtle complex marinades using time honored Indian grilling methods created by seasoned master chefs reflect the food trends in today's India. The menu remains true to classic Indian recipes but is served with verve and style. All of this along with our hospitality and innovative signature cocktails makes for a unique dining experience. The restaurant is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Portland on 11th avenue between Yamhill and Taylor. We are open for lunch, happy hour, and dinner everyday. We invite you to join us for the East India experience.

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