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1692 N. Van Buren St., Ste. 1694 (Brady St.) Send to Phone
THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED You'll thank your lucky stars that you discovered this mother-daughter dining spot with Indian-inspired dishes.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Dancing Ganesha Restaurant Review

: THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED Looking for good fortune and new beginnings? Dancing Ganesha is a tasty place to start. Named for the elephant-headed Hindu god of these favors, the eatery is the creation of the mother-daughter team of Usha and Ami Bedi. You’ll know you’re at the right place when you see the namesake image carved on the wooden door; inside, the theme continues with a shrine to the pachyderm deity, complete with a vase of flowers and hint of burning incense. The parchment scroll menu is a nice touch, too, but it’s the food that holds our gaze. Our favorite dish is the masala murghi---chunks of skinless chicken breast, slow-cooked in a tomato and onion-based sauce with coconut milk, potato and spices. Other menu items include seafood, turkey and pork dishes. The buttery roti is almost a meal in itself; the thin whole-wheat bread is cooked over an open fire and brushed with ghee. If you still have room, try the chocolate cake with four-berry compote and frozen vanilla custard.


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