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The 10 Best Indian Restaurants Near Newton

Updated: September 21, 2022

When was the last time you ate a tikka with a roti? If it’s been too long head to these great Indian restaurants in Newton. To determine the best Indian places Newton has to offer we analyzed top sites and millions of reviews. Can’t decide what to try? Why not opt for Thali washed down with lassi. Find the best Indian options here.

Find the perfect Indian restaurant

House Of Tandoor

Indian, $$, NewtonIndian, $$Newton, Newtown Centre
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Shan-A-Punjab

Indian, $$, BrooklineIndian, $$Brookline
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Indian Food in and Around Boston

    Eater, 2020

Chulo Restaurant & Bar

Indian, $$, WatertownIndian, $$Watertown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

India Kitchen

Indian, $$, WatertownIndian, $$Watertown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Spice Delight

Indian, $$, BelmontIndian, $$Belmont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Veggie Crust Kosher Brookline

Pizza, $, BrooklinePizza, $Brookline, Emerson Garden
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Tawa Tandoor Restaurant

Indian, $$, HaverhillIndian, $$Haverhill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Peppinos Dosa

Indian, $$, WalthamIndian, $$Waltham
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Little India

Indian, $$, WalthamIndian, $$Waltham
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Masala Art

Indian, $$, NeedhamIndian, $$Needham
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

How does it work?

Figuring out the best Indian restaurants can take awhile. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 15185 spots across Newton, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1052 lists and articles from the likes of Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat Indian Food in and Around Boston. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

House Of Tandoor is the highest-rated Indian restaurant that is good for groups in Newton.

House Of Tandoor is the highest-rated Indian restaurant that serves breakfast in Newton.

The highest-rated late-night Indian spot is House Of Tandoor in Newton.

House Of Tandoor is a vegetarian-friendly Indian restaurant in Newton.

House Of Tandoor is the highest-rated Indian restaurant for a quick lunch in Newton.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair saffron lassi with prawn curry

    When considering what goes best with prawn curry, we recommend a glass of saffron lassi, it truly complements the dish as it cools the palate between bites.


  • A great drink pairing for green sauce palak paneer

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for green sauce palak paneer can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chenin Blanc. This, dry, white wine balances the herbaceous green sauce palak paneer.

  • A next-level match for vindaloo lamb

    When having vindaloo lamb, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.

Did you know?

  • A long-held tradition

    Surely you’ve heard of Bangladesh’s famous lish macher paturi by now? They make it with steamed line fish with groud spices!

  • Hungry for vindaloo curry?

    one pound of vindaloo curry is the crazy amount that Rhys Bain ate in2 minutes.

  • March = Indian festival

    Have you ever seen people smear each other in vibrant colours? It’s a sight to see at the Holi Festival, where they also have India. Keep it in mind if you ever plan a trip to India.

Parking info

Parking has always been a challenge in Newton. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Indian spot.

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