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About Bukhara Indian Bistro
Before the British occupation of South Asia, the predominant force that ruled a majority of the continent was the Mughal empire, which originated in Ferghana (modern day Uzbekistan).
The cultural and religious capital of this empire lay in Bukhara due to the established silk trade routes from the Far East to the Mediterranean. This Indo-Islamic power had control over most of Asia and the city of Bukhara was the melting pot for all these cultures and their cuisines. As this great power vanished, so did much of its culinary inventions, but some aspects of this style survived in Northern India which have since come to be known as 'Mughlai Khanna' (food of the Mughals).
Today we carry this ancient tradition of culinary excellence at Bukhara Indian Bistro under the supervision of the first chef to bring North Indian food to Minneapolis and of one of the best North Indian culinary arts master in the Midwest Chef Joginder Cheema.
Minnetonka, MN 55391
Hours of Operation:
Daily: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Highway 394 frontage road.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Chef Joginder Cheema
Beer, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Bukhara Indian Bistro Ratings and Reviews
I bought a couple of work colleagues here for dinner. Everything from the lamb to the chicken kashmiri was tasty. We started with samosas followed by dinner accompanied by lots of Naan garlic bread. Don't forget to wash it down with a nice cold Kingfisher beer!
We love Bukhara we've been there many times. The food is excellent, service fabulous and the value is superb. This restaurant has kind of a funky location so I don't think they get as much business as they could if they were in a different location. I say don't miss this fabulous GEM!
There aren't a lot of options for Indian food in the western suburbs so I'm very pleased that Bukhara has stayed around. Their food is good and their service is excellent, but it's certainly not an elegant spot. But the price is right and you can get you fix without going all the way into Minneapolis.
It's hard to find a consistently good Indian restaurant in the Twin Cities. I've tried them all and changing chefs turns exciting food quickly into so so offerings or dumbing down for the Midwest palate are often the reasons. Bukhara's food, while, thankfully, uses good ingredients, has no taste, no complicated spicy levels of flavor that great Indian food is famous for. It's bland bland bland and all the dishes taste the same-same spices for chicken, lamb and dal. I will keep trying MN Indian offerings, but in the meantime return to cooking myself out of the wonderful cookbook, 660 Curries. (Pleasant atmosphere and solicitous staff, but why go back for inauthentic food!)
Every time we return to Bukhara we wonder why we don't come more often. The food has never failed us and we love the ambiance. Very authentic. Prices are reasonable and plenty of selections to keep us coming back! Bukhara, this time I promise to not wait so long to return. Highly recommend!!
It was my first time eating Indian cuisine. If a client hadn't requested I take her there, I likely would never have tried it. I am also a bit weirded out by buffets, but thought it might be my best bet in dipping my toe in the water. As you can imagine, I was apprehensive, but so pleasantly surprised! REALLY DELICIOUS! Nice quiet atmosphere and clean.
We had our voucher on cel app for redemption. All they need to do just touch it to validate. Manager was furious about the deal discount and declined our voucher saying that it's been used but without the evidence. We therefore requested the refund from LivingSocial with confirmation shown below.
Don't understand why the restaurant participated the program but wouldn't like customers to use the deal.........
No need to bother eating there in the future.
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Bukhara Indian Bistro
Choice of Any Two Glasses of Wine, Beer, and Soda, One Shared Appetizer, One Order of Nann, and Any Two Entree's
paid voucher total$24.00
eligible for refund$24.00
refunded to Deal Bucks$24.00
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My wife and I shared a very nice brunch with our two adult children. Since my wife has a hearing challenge, we were pleased that a seat near the front of the dining room was made available.
The food was very delicious, the quiche was spectacular.........very buttery and creamy.
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