$20 for $50 of Indian Cuisine at Anarkali Restaurant

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Save taste buds from seasonal sugar shock—and the terrifying visions of sugarplum fairies that come with it—with today’s game-changing Groupon. For $20, you’ll get $50 worth of Indian fare at Anarkali Indian Restaurant, an authentic eatery specializing in Bengal and Northern India-based dishes. You can use your Groupon for lunch or dinner, dine-in or carry-out.

Start with samosas($2.95), a duo of flour-based patties filled with meat or vegetables. For a lighter option, try the anarkali salad ($5.95), mixed greens tossed with mushrooms, paneer, cilantro, flour crisps, rice puffs, and tamarind dressing. Dinner entrees all come with soup, rice, and hot tea or coffee. Entrees can be ordered mild, medium, hot, very hot, or a level of hotness beyond words that can only be expressed with a cartoon of the sun eating a coyote. Try coconut curry-soaked chicken ($11.95–$20.95), or shrimp tikka ($15.95–$22.95), served with tomatoes and sautéed in masala gravy.

After weeks of marathon bundt-cake-baking sessions and constant candy cane consumption, this deal will offer a spicy, savory surprise for your mouth. And if all the Thanksgiving turkey, Christmas goose, New Year's ham, and Grinch Day roast beast caused you to faint from meat exhaustion, Anarkali's extensive vegetarian options will help you detox, so you don't die of overmeating.

Reviews

Anarkali made CityVoter's Top 5 Indian Restaurants list in 2008. Yelpers give Anarkali 3.5 stars, and Citysearchers give it four:

  • The service was great, which sometimes can lack at some Indian restaurants. – Tanbrown3
  • Finally, this past weekend I went there with a friend and I was amazed at how good this restaurant was. – LivingstonH
  • I am a regular customer of Anarkali and I have to say that their food is absolutely delicious. They are very friendly and accommodating to the needs of their customers. – elewis402

Tough Call: Dine in or Eat out

Today's Groupon presents you with a tough choice: Should you eat out or should you dine in? Here's a guide to common eating-decision situations:

Your Kitchen Is on Fire

Dine in or Eat out: Dine in. The money you save on heating bills and liquid smoke will more than make up for the dangerous levels of heat and smoke.

Your Kitchen is on Fire and Filled to the Ceiling with Snakes

Dine in or Eat out: Tough call. Are the snakes smiling? If so, the snakes are likely acting as one organism with a hive mind and running for City Council. This is a friendly visit. You may not be a member of the Snake Conquerization Party, but be polite and make them some soup.

Your Roommate Is Home, but He Appears to be a Bunch of Snakes Bundled in Human Clothes

Dine in or Eat out: Eat out! Treat your roomie to a nice dinner to reward him for his cool new look.

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Anarkali Indian Restaurant

Named for a princess of Mughal legend, Anarkali celebrates the cuisine of India with a menu of fluffy flatbreads, mouth-watering curries, and charcoal-roasted tandoori treats. Cooks draw on the culinary traditions of Bengal and North India, breathing life into every meal with fresh blends of spices created to complement the texture, taste, and singing voice of each dish. Guests absorb the exotic aromas and flavors of the restaurant's ever-changing menu from 11 a.m. to midnight, savoring the delicious tastes of vegetarian plates, rich sauces, and juicy roasted meats every day of the year.

Customer Reviews

Lots of great vegetarian/vegan food! Very accommodating!
Allison Z. · January 10, 2016
The food and service are excellent at Anarkali. I have been dining there for years and will continue to do so.
Steven B. · April 29, 2015
Great awesome restaurant for some authentic Indian.
Miguel F. · October 3, 2013
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