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701 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2520
+1 617-522-2195
11:30 - 23:00
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Albany, New York
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the lunch buffet - kind of late in the day which might explain the meh offerings. It was ok - the chai was great.

Thank abstractmuse
Arlington, Virginia
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Okay, I admit I don't know about all the regional variation of Indian food, but this menu seemed to offer a wide range of different types of food, some that I had never before seen or tried. All I can say is that my wife and I were feeling adventurous and tried some things we normally don't, and we were... More 

Thank Greg W
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I was in visit in Boston with my friend, and we stop here for lunch. The service is bad, all the food so and so. My friend saw the kitchen and it is really dirty. Bad experience.

Thank Luca T
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great food, a nicely decorated restaurant and good service. Portions were of a good size, and prices reasonable. Ignore the building work on the outside, the restaurant is fully functional.

Thank Martin J
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Quite good atmosphere with BACKGROUND music. Perhaps the best tandoor chicken I've had - since the tray is covered it did not get dried out. The pakora could have tasted fresher - I think they should prepare these is smaller batches so they don't sit around so long. Chicken tikka masala also very good, as well as the vegetable dishes.... More 

Thank BostonSculpt
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Had been to Bukhara's a number of times. Tonight they appeared to be short-staffed. Food was good but too long a wait. My wife's appetizer arrived a same time as the entrée. Will give it another chance.

Thank Seliga2016
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Bukhara and I will definitely be back. My husband, son and I took an impromptu turn while strolling in Jamaica Plain and walked in to have a bite. We ordered the lamb dosa, Hakka noodles, gosht curry, potato Parata, mango chutney and chapati. The place was clean with just a hint of music playing... More 

Thank Lisa L
Albany, California
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147 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Bukhara is located in the nice Jamaica Plain neighborhood. The atmosphere is pleasant, the service is courteous, and the food is of excellent quality, in particular the pakoras (fluffy and tasty) and the curries.

1 Thank Jog4fun
Holbrook, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

First time in this restaurant. Very friendly and courteous service, great food, quiet and nice setting. Very good, keep it up!

2 Thank Gene L
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I went last night with a friend to Bukhara after reading positive reviews. The experience was horrible. We ordered chat papri and dosa to start with. Chat papri was a salad with lots of Indian chutney and a few papri. Mysore Dosa was smelling so bad that we had to ask the waiter to pick it up after one bite.... More 

Thank simar143

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2520
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Jamaica Plain
  • Neighbourhood: Jamaica Plain
  • Phone Number: +1 617-522-2195

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

Staying in Jamaica Plain

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Jamaica Plain
This Boston neighborhood feels like a distinct community unique and separate from the bustle of other areas. Beautiful Victorian homes, restaurants with an emphasis on being eco-friendly and providing local and organic food, and a large Hispanic community. Visit Centre and South streets for restaurants, cafes, and little shops. The Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful, large green space well worth a visit if you venture to JP.
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