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Bollywood Theater

2039 NE Alberta St. Send to Phone
971-200-4711 | Menu
A Northwest take on Indian street food.
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Bollywood Theater Restaurant Review

: Chef/owner Troy MacLarty traveled throughout India researching regional specialties before opening this relaxed, fun spot in the heart of the Alberta Arts District. His take on Indian food is more impressionistic than strictly authentic, but it works, as the daily crowds attest. Place your order at the counter and then locate a seat in the cheerful room that's full of Indian decorative objects. You'll also find a movie screen playing snippets of Bollywood films. Try the Kati roll, a paratha stuffed with chicken or paneer, egg, pickled onion and green chutney. Another favorite is the Vada Pav, nicknamed the "poor man's burger" of Mumbai, a spicy potato patty that’s fried after a dip in chickpea batter and served on a roll with chutney. Among vegetable choices we suggest the kale paneer or the crispy, salty fried okra. Shrimp vindaloo and a choice of curries are less exciting, but still tasty. While most of the offerings are listed as "small plates," portions are generous and you may leave too full to hop into the line next door for some Salt & Straw ice cream.

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