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Three-Course Indian Dinner with Naan and Drinks for Two or Four at Mantra in Jersey City or Paramus (Up to 45% Off) 

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Highlights

Martinis and wine complement Southern Indian dishes lauded in the New York Times.

About This Deal

Eating authentically prepared food lets you taste the very essence of a country without chewing on its national flag. Salute global cuisine with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

$60 for a Indian dinner for two (up to a $105 total value)

  • One appetizer (up to an $11 value)
  • One order of naan (a $4 value)
  • Two entrees (up to a $30 value each)
  • One dessert (up to a $6 value)
  • Two drinks (up to a $12 value each)<p>

$120 for an Indian dinner for four (up to a $220 total value)

  • Two appetizers (up to an $11 value each)
  • Two orders of naan (a $4 value each)
  • Four entrees (up to a $30 value each)
  • One dessert (up to a $6 value)
  • Two bottles of wine (up to a $32 value each)<p>

Appetizer options include samosas with tangy tomato sauce or lassuni gobhi, a dish of crispy cauliflower cooked with ginger; entrees include classics such as chicken makhni and goat rogan josh in cardamom sauce. For dessert, dig into sweets such as homemade Indian-style ice cream or saffron crème brulée. See the Jersey City and Paramus menus.<p>

Fine Print

Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option and location purchased. Reservations required. Dine-in and dinner only. Extra fee for desserts more than $6. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Mantra

Though Mantra Head Chef Rajesh Thakur is known for his creative takes on Indian cuisine—including chaat, or snack food, garnished with tender lobster meat—his careful, French-inspired cooking also leaves its mark on the menu's traditional entrees. "Each ingredient seemed to have bathed for just the right number of hours in its yogurt marinade; each was precisely cooked; and each carried a heady overtone of spices," a New York Times food writer recalled of a tandoori dish in 2008. In contrast to these subtle flavors, Mantra's presentation often has theatrical flair; chefs chop chaat dishes tableside and set a banana flambé dessert ablaze with rum.

Both locations' sleek dining rooms also go for drama with bold, modern decor. In Jersey City, red accents simmer against warm-toned walls. Next to the Paramus spot's mosaic-tiled bar, live flames dance on the low wall between the dining room and lounge, upping the “amazement factor” for Cody Kendall of the Star-Ledger.