Save taste buds from seasonal sugar shock and the terrifying visions of sugarplum fairies that come with it with today’s game-changing deal. For $25, you’ll get $50 worth of Indian fare at Bombay Clay Oven, an authentic family-owned eatery specializing in the Moghlai style of cooking. Forgo the restricting boundaries and sharp corners of chairs, awaken the senses with spicy flavors, or fill up on authentic ethnic eats any day except Valentine's Day.
Dishes here are distinctive and delicious, prepared by a seasoned chef with more than 30 years of experience. Start with vegetable samosas, warm pockets packed with flavorful potatoes and peas ($3.99). Specialties, such as the spicy chicken mirchwalla, or baby corn and mushroom bhaji come sided with basmati rice. Carnivores will love grilled options fired in the clay oven. A sizable vegetarian menu will please more herbivorous diners. Bombay Clay Oven also offers a full bar and wine list.
Divan seating in the dining room invites patrons to shun shoes and show off new toe rings atop plush pillows. As you lounge like a sultan, feel free to recount the first in a dense web of 1,001 stories within stories to your fellow diners; if you stop at a particularly suspenseful point, they might even goad you with desserts and free drinks to finish it.
The Denver Westword admires Bombay’s mastery of the mango:
- Bombay also does two wonderful things with mangos: an Indian-style ice cream and a milkshake-like yogurt drink. – Denver Westword
Spend Your Extra Time Wisely
Citysearch user 1234timetogo says of Bombay Clay Oven: “The best india rest. in denver period.” This reviewer is clearly obsessed with time, as the minimal amount of abbreviation used in the review saved him or her a precious extra millisecond that can be well spent later. What could you do with an extra one to two seconds every day?
- Rank your children in order of imagined deliciousness.
- Double-check your home for rabid fires.
- Toast your Pop-Tart instead of shooting it with a rifle.
- Cry in the stairwell instead of crying in the elevator.
- Fondly remember your dreams of becoming an astronaut and how poorly they compare to your real life as an astronaut.
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Bombay Clay Oven
Behind Bombay Clay Oven’s castle-like façade lies a gateway to the Mughlai style of Indian cuisine, which features yogurt, cream, fruit, and a wide range of spices lending silky textures and delicately distinct flavors to roasted meats and vegetables. In the kitchen, kebabs of lamb and beef sizzle in the eatery’s traditional tandoor oven, balanced by a lengthy bill of vegetarian fare.
On Fridays and Saturdays, Bombay’s dining room fills with live music, which diners can enjoy from the confines of Middle Eastern–style booths draped in curtains and padded with basmati rice.
165 Steele St
Denver, Colorado 80206Get Directions