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800 Kirby Dr., Ste. B132 (Westheimer Rd.) Send to Phone
713-522-2022 | Menu
Real Indian street food made with Texas ingredients.
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Pondicheri Restaurant Review

: Pondicheri in the multi-use West Ave center is chef/owner Anita Jaisinghani’s more casual concept to her Indika restaurant. This sleek eatery, with its concrete floor and bold fabric touches, offers classic Indian home-style and street food made with Texas ingredients. Open from “sun to moon” daily, the restaurant gets a trendy and sometimes loud crowd at dinner. While entrées like the shrimp and asparagus in a south Indian curry are fine, we suggest ordering multiple appetizers, such as chicken kebabs with green masala, for sharing. Several of these small dishes, some rice and naan, a little wine and the sweet mango ice cream make more than a meal. Counter-service breakfasts bring a fried egg and spicy beef keema, and residents and shoppers cruising in and out for takeout coffees, cookies from the bake shop, and frankies --- roti wraps stuffed with chicken, beef and vegetarian masala --- keep this place hopping all day. You can also stop by anytime for something from the fresh juice bar, which features Indian flavors like laal and naka.

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