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Spice-n-Grill is a tiny, takeout-focused (there are a few tables for dining in) Indian and Pakistani restaurant with a menu that makes up in quality and value what it might lack in breadth. Popular favorites like chicken tikka masala, chana masala and saga paneer impress, but those who crave bold flavors should go for the lamb or goat dishes, such as spicy, tomato-based goat karahi. The standout dish is beef (or lamb) nihari, a complex, brightly flavored stew unlike any you’ve ever eaten.


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  • Cuisine(s): Indian, Pakistani
  • Hours: Sun, Tue, Thu-Sat 11am-9pm, Mon 5pm-9pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Accepted
  • Parking: Free, Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, MasterCard, Visa, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Catering, Kid Friendly, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible

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