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Samudhra
4.0
Based on 93 Reviews
Madura V.
Madura V.
2020-10-28 06:41:18
We were here for a birthday and the service and food was amazing! We were sitting outside, and the outdoor seating was very comfortable and aesthetically...
Anupam R.
Anupam R.
2020-10-24 09:30:35
We got take out from Samudhra. Right from the ordering experience, I had a feeling we were in for a treat. I first tried calling the restaurant but got the...
Manohar V.
Manohar V.
2020-10-21 13:39:16
We were at this Restaurant to celebrate birthday on October 10th. They have great outdoor seating arrangement keeping social distancing. Food is very good....
Al D.
Al D.
2020-10-03 17:55:23
First time here and we think it's the BEST Indian dinner we've ever had. From the delicious appetizers to the entrees the flavors were amazing. The chai...
Jason D.
Jason D.
2020-08-16 19:30:11
This restaurant is simply amazing, to be more specific, the people that work here are simply amazing. My family was, like the last several Sunday's,...
Nandkishore N.
Nandkishore N.
2020-08-15 18:34:18
We did curbside pickup. The staff was courteous and they kept the food inside the trunk. The food was ready on time and it was meticulously packed to avoid...
Asheem A.
Asheem A.
2020-07-19 20:19:48
We were there for dinner on Sun night. Mahesh and Jyoti made sure that we had a fulfilling evening. Service was impeccable - attentive and yet allowed us...
Raj S.
Raj S.
2020-03-08 14:07:21
Fantastic food . Fantastic atmosphere and great service . Overall loved it . Bar was also good .. we actually sat in the bar area.. we started off with...
Sahana C.
Sahana C.
2020-02-21 06:36:41
Bad experience. Please avoid We went for a lunch on a Monday morning as it was a holiday! The place was still empty. After getting seated the server come...
Sandy D.
Sandy D.
2020-02-02 11:50:22
We made a reservation for a group and had a poor experience. Below are the highlights. Very disappointing and would not recommend!! This was actually our...
Shabby A.
Shabby A.
2020-01-29 16:46:00
This place is very upscale with very delicately flavoured food Highly recommend, only problem- it's always full, so make sure you have reservations Love...
Richard P.
Richard P.
2020-01-19 20:09:10
Amazing meal! Honestly the best Indian food I've had and I've had a lot. Not only is it beautiful inside,the staff were super friendly and helpful, not...
Vamsi Avinash Gunji
Vamsi Avinash Gunji
20:53 20 Oct 20
Its very expensive place. Its not affordable for all sorts of people. Very rich look and ambience. Its definitely more than a restaurant and kind of a lounge type. Food is okay sometimes. They do mess up food too! So make sure to ask them if you don't like the taste! Overall worth of taking your family to this place
Bithin Bhattacharya
Bithin Bhattacharya
14:36 19 Oct 20
We had an awesome time at Samudhra and have to say that the team went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. We were at the lounge and a party of 10 celebrating an event... Special mention to Jyothi and Ania. The ambience to the food to the hospitality.. was definitely worth it.. Returning customer for sure...
Praveen Mididoddi
Praveen Mididoddi
21:58 18 Oct 20
Definitely a unique restaurant and much different from the run-of-the-mill food you find at other places. I am not 100% sure who owns the restaurant but the food definitely looks and tastes like the owner / chef has roots from the telugu states in India. You can enjoy much more if you are familiar with Telugu food. One of the very few Indian restaurants that respects your preference in terms of spiciness, without letting you down on the taste. We eat mild / medium at home and they met our expectations every time we ordered the food. Little more expensive than other places but definitely worth the price. You will not be disappointed. One suggestion for the owner - once every month or two, try to introduce a new menu item. That will help the repeat customers who may have tried most of the items on the menu.
Raviteja Venkatapuram
Raviteja Venkatapuram
02:18 14 Oct 20
This cozy restaurant has left the best impressions! It was a great first experience! Hospitable hosts, delicious dishes, friendly staff, and a beautiful presentation. I recommend to everyone! I would like to come back here again and again.
Jhigna Patel
Jhigna Patel
19:34 10 Oct 20
Food was delicious!! It’s a absolutely hands down the best Indian food in NJ. And so pretty inside and the presentation of the food is great!!
Helene C
Helene C
17:12 07 Oct 20
The outdoor ambience was lovely. Well lit and the heaters worked well. The lycee martini was outstanding. The mango lassi was very delicious. However, food wise, they were unable to fulfill the entree order twice and we settled for our third choice. The portions were rather small and the prices were rather high. The shrimp dish we order contained shrimp that were telescopic and very hard to find. The chicken dish had 3 small pieces of chicken. We also ordered our food to be mild and it was quite spicy. We should have sent it back but we so much time trying to find something on the menu that they had.
Ramachandran Boopalam
Ramachandran Boopalam
01:19 28 Sep 20
Good food, pretty neat place. Had a good time. Staff were very friendly...two thumbs up
Dhaval Kothari
Dhaval Kothari
09:57 18 Sep 20
Have been to this place with friends who have been regulars here. Good food & excellent service
Jerome Ferguson
Jerome Ferguson
22:01 17 Sep 20
Awesome restaurant. Ambiance felt like an island resort. Service was phenomenal and Food had fantastic flavor. Oh and the 🍸 drinks were perfect.
Chandan Kumar
Chandan Kumar
17:38 17 Sep 20
Samudhra is very decent place for dine in. They have very well behaved staff and food quality is nice. I can say Its better Indian restaurant around my area.
Binoy Vudi
Binoy Vudi
00:31 15 Sep 20
If this doesn't remind me of my grandmother I don't know what else could.. πŸ™‚ I keep going back here for dishes that taste like the pure, clean food from the villages of Andhra and TN.. their cuisine is mostly Telugu food, with a few dishes from Tamil Nadu included as well. This is the food I grew up with and no other restaurant has nailed it so perfectly. I know only one other restaurant in the United States that has high quality south indian food (no, it's not that chain you're thinking of). But the food at Samudhra is not only of the highest quality, it is also extremely authentic -- it's like eating out of my grandma's hands as she fed a toddler (me), sitting next to her in her backyard, chewing every bite of goodness while overlooking the river Godavari. Yepp.. the food brought all those memories back ! I'm 36 now and this place is a cure cos I miss home. In short, just go eat here. You won't regret it. Thanks, Samudhra for the good work.
Valentina Roxo
Valentina Roxo
15:30 14 Sep 20
Loved this place! Food was delicious! Everything so fresh and tasty! The place is beautifully and tastefully decorated, very clean (the staff was constantly sanitizing the tables both inside and outside). The service was just right: very attentive but not too intrusive. Definitely our new favorite place to enjoy Indian food!
Shri Shah
Shri Shah
15:09 14 Sep 20
Ambiance, Service, Drinks and Food all get 5 stars. Great spot for a night out with friends or a quiet dinner for date night. The only suggestion I have is to be aware of the portions. They should have different portion options available as it is simply impossible to try a variety of dishes since each is so big. Best drink in my opinion: Honey Turmeric Martini Best Veg App in my opinion: Palak Chaat Best Non Veg App in my opinion: KODI 65
Bindu Peddinti
Bindu Peddinti
14:25 14 Sep 20
Ambience and service was awesome. Food was mediocre at best.
Tytianna Drew
Tytianna Drew
18:56 09 Sep 20
Excellent service ! I went to dine in last night and I’m a vegan I had to pretty much make up my own meal , the manager Jyoti brought it to life . She spoke directly with the chef about the modifications I needed and made my meal come to life . Thank you again for the great service . I’ll be back !
Palak Patel
Palak Patel
20:26 30 Aug 20
Need to improve service.. Food is good but when you have to wait too long for your Food n after getting dish you have to wait for Naan arpund 10 minsπŸ˜’πŸ˜’ Thats something really poor things.
vaibhav rawat
vaibhav rawat
15:57 30 Aug 20
Nice dining maintain good in covid situation
Arivu mathi
Arivu mathi
15:26 29 Aug 20
Really great restaurant, I went with my family for lunch.. Awesome service, fresh food, tasty biriyani and chicken and outside dining wonderful setup.. service was really nice.. nice manager and service...
Ami Shethia
Ami Shethia
02:03 26 Aug 20
What an unexpected gem of a place! Perfect for date nights. Ambience 5* Service 5* Drinks 5* (personal favorites:Mirchi Margarita, turmeric honey martini) Food 5* (personal favorites: Palak chaat, shrimp kabob. Main dish: Andhra kodiak kura) Management 5* Only thing missing is live music or something similar... So happy we finally have such a place nearby! Definitely returning.
Paula  Carey
Paula Carey
14:00 19 Aug 20
This place is my preferred one. I eat in a lot of restaurants but to this restaurant I go the most. The team is very friendly and the cooking they offer is so flavorful. I never miss an opportunity to have a good dinner here. I highly recommend this place.
Ayzia a la Mode
Ayzia a la Mode
14:45 14 Aug 20
I dined here for the first time last week. It was a wonderful experience! The food was delicious, the staff was friendly and attentive, and the outdoor seating was shaded and spaced apart. I can't wait to go back!
Eric Hsia
Eric Hsia
19:32 12 Aug 20
First time here. Came with a few friends. Service, the food, pricing, menu variety, and cleanliness were on point! We had 3 different appetizers, naan, roti, 3 different meats. Even the simplest biryani was great. Well worth many visits in the future. Outdoor seating is open and covered well. Inside ambience is classy. Bathroom was very chic too. Definitely recommend!
Tyinika. Vereen
Tyinika. Vereen
14:19 11 Aug 20
Beautiful... Second time there and never disappointed. Keep up the good work
Binoy Vudayagiri
Binoy Vudayagiri
21:51 20 Jul 20
The food is simply perfect. These people really take quality seriously and they are not joking or pretending. One amazing place !
Mukesh Shah
Mukesh Shah
11:45 21 Feb 20
I think the most Elegant restaurant in NJ. Excellent customer service. Price is also reasonable because quantity of food is almost double than other Indian restaurants. Food is also very delicious. They have unlimited Thali in lunch.
Jas Sawhney
Jas Sawhney
14:33 04 Jan 20
Update: Went back again this week for Lunch. The outdoor seating is really nice and private. We had a few different appetizers and let me tell you, they have the best and most flavorful food in the entire NJ. πŸ‘ I have been here a few times now. It’s one of the most elegant restaurants in NJ. They also have a beautiful Bar/Lounge. The food is one of the best Indian foods I have had at any Indian restaurant. You can definitely taste the freshness of the ingredients and the quality. Even the staff is really pleasant to deal with. The manager Jyoti kept coming and checking up on us to make sure we were having a great experience. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. They are a little pricier than the restaurants in the area but worth every penny. πŸ‘Œ
Arun Vishwanathan
Arun Vishwanathan
19:59 03 Jan 20
Superb Indian restaurant that will rock your world. I can only comment on the veggie dishes and they all are amazing. They have a neat bar on the side and this place is super well appointed. Service was excellent, and parking was plentiful. I will be back. Oh, and skip the pizza naan πŸ™‚
Amish Shodhan
Amish Shodhan
06:52 17 Nov 19
Nice South Indian restaurant to have any type of event. We ended up having a private birthday party with 20 people and ended up getting the side section completely. Food was def great and they def put effort into making this restaurant elegant. I'll def be coming here again and would also recommend the spot to others
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