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130 North Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02135
+1 617-779-8800
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“nihari” (4 reviews)
“brain masala” (2 reviews)
“chicken tikka” (2 reviews)
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Pakistani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
130 North Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02135
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Some dishes can be a bit spicy, but it is very good and fresh food. Nice to find a halal restaurant in the area.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Meguz Masala ( Brain Curry of Goat), Nun and Buffet of Darbar was delicious for lunch. The environment is also spacious.

Thank Hossain A
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves Halal foods. Modest atmosphere, crowded at times, large buffet, but we had take away from the menu. We are very familiar with Pakistani cuisine great breads and everything was delicious, however it was very busy and we where short changed on our...More

Thank NA N
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Place has warmth and friendly atmosphere. Great for large group dinners, we arranged for 16 people. Food and service was great. Very popular dishes were "Brain Masala, Pa'aye, Haandee Gosht". Chicken Tikka and Hot Na'ans were great. An excellent place for good food.

Thank Maarij
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Nice and quiet ambience. The food (onion kulcha and palak paneer) was sumptuous, the bread thick, soft and filling. The lunch buffet did not have a lot of vegetarian options, however the a la carte menu did

Thank Meenakshi N
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised when I dined here with friends from India & Qatar. The service was amazing and the food was absolutely wonderful. Must have the Nihari as well as the vegetation items. This place has a full Pakistani/Indian menu & successfully delivers very...More

Thank Al M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I went yesterday with wife and daugter. We ordered plates of Bhiriani, chiken tika, fish tandoor bihari kebab, mango lassi for drink. There was so much food in the plates that I would recommend that you visit them empty stomach. However, a word of caution,...More

Thank nagibtajdin
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Darbar Restaurant offers one of the best and authentic Pakistani food. We had an amazing iftiar buffet with Chicken Tikka, Chicken Boti, Multiple Qorma options, rice and other Pakistani dishes. The owner is an amazing person with a special sense of humor representing the great...More

Thank AmirJahangir
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Terrible customer service, good food. I will never go there again. Last Sunday I went to Darbar for the first time after reading that it offers a wider range of North Indian/Pakistani menu than other restaurants in the Boston area. I ordered a specific entree...More

1  Thank rawnaq k
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Family-owned halal Desi restaurant with good atmosphere and reasonable prices, very rich food (a little too spicy for my tastebuds), good service, the best paya (tendon soup), haleem (beef and lentil stew) and brain masala I've had in this part of the world.

Thank Sitie
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 North Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02135
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Allston / Brighton
  • Neighbourhood: Allston / Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-779-8800
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