Imlee Indian Bistro

12663 S. Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156
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Imlee Indian Bistro

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  • MONDAY: Lunch: 1pm to 3pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 10:30pm TUESDAY: Lunch: CLOSED Dinner: CLOSED WEDNESDAY: Lunch: 1pm to 3pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 10:30pm THURSDAY: Lunch: 1pm to 3pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 10:30pm FRIDAY: Lunch: 11:30am to 3pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 11:00pm SATURDAY: Lunch: 11:30am to 3pm Dinner: 5:30pm to 11:00pm SUNDAY: Lunch: 1:00pm to 5:00pm Dinner: 5:00pm to 9:30pm
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Delivery, Private Party, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
You have to look pretty darn hard to find chow from the place where Columbus thought he had arrived. Sure, there are plenty of the walk-up cafeterias selling café cubano. And you can find yuca fries. But you could drive for miles and never find any chai lassi, raita, or garlic nan. Luckily, there's a small Indian restaurant called Imlee in a nowheresville strip mall in Pinecrest with some pretty damn good korma, vindaloo, and koftka curry. We usually start with paneer porka: wonderfully soft cheese that's been battered, fried, and then steeped in spicy, tomatoey goodness. Depending on our mood, we vacillate between the creamy mixed vegetable korma and the tasty lamb koftka curry. And we always get a side of raita and an order or two of pillowy nan. A frosty Kingfisher brew is required to wash it all down, and if there's room, we try the falooda ice cream. Made from rose syrup, it's what luxury would taste like if you could put it on a spoon.

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