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Reviewed 12 May 2024

The food here is usually good. The consistency is not good. If you order to go you don’t get decent portions. I spend over $100 easy on take out from here. One day the Chicken Tikka Masala is not spicy next time super spicy and...not good. This time they put bell peppers in it. There are never peppers in it. The side sauce super watery not like usual. Quality control is importance. Clearly the chef cooking does what ever they want. Hopefully you get a good cook.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 24 August 2023

No ingredients regarding food allergies are on the menu. My son , who is allergic to ALL nuts, had one tiny bite of the butter chicken and immediately had an allergic reaction. We had to cut our meal short and take him to the ER....When we contacted the manager he said it was our responsibility to ask if there were any nuts in the food and they do not list any possible allergens such as nuts in the food. Diner beware!!!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 October 2022 via mobile

We arrive for an early meal and weren’t disappointed. The service was friendly and attentive. The flavors were great and portions were decent. The coconut chicken was really good and so was the eggplant appetizer.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 13 March 2022 via mobile

Food: Taste - 3 out of 5 Presentation - 3 out of 5 Quantity - 1 out of 5 Price - 1 out of 5 Service was 1 out of 5 - After about spending $500 for the night, they rushed us out saying, “the...table is needed for the next customer” 😂 Fancy name and decor, but rushed and below average service. There are better restaurants in NJ.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 17 October 2021 via mobile

The food was excellent. Service was first- rate. Prices are a little high but the quality is sufficient to justify the high prices. We will certainly go back

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 27 September 2021

Wow...Everything was delicious...food,service,seating...all 5...Aarzu is a must if you enjoy Indian cuisine.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 10 September 2021 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere with very good food. It’s Indian food with a twist. Everything was delicious, we had the Samosa’s to start - which were very small - not a lot of filling, but good. The smoked butter chicken has a great smoky flavor which...was different. We had the Vegetable Moilee which is the same as a coconut vegetable curry, it was very good. The Naan Bread was very small as well. Everything was very tasty, just very overpriced. Glad it was BYOB !!! I would go here again maybe for a special occasion but not for a regular night out for Indian food.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 27 November 2020

For the first time, yesterday, 11/25/20, we did a take out/pick up from our favorite Indian Bistro. Even in the plastic containers, they excelled. We love Aarzu's and our hope and prayers is that they succeed and rise above these impossible requests that is bestowed...upon all the restaurants during this pandemic.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight for the first time. Food and service were outstanding. From bread to apps to dinners, we loved everything. Definitely will be back.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 February 2020 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for my wife’s birthday dinner. The food was delicious and the service was exceptional. Great BYOB. We shared everything we ordered. Some of the best Indian cuisine in NJ.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 8 December 2019 via mobile

Been there first time yesterday. Really happy to be there with friends and family. It was such a great experience. everything was fantastic, the food, the ambience, the service, the atmosphere...!!! Definitely a must go place for an upscale Indian cuisine...!!! A big thanks to...the employees for being so courteous and friendly and making our visit so special even though the restaurant being so busy.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 9 November 2019

My wife and I visited Aarzu a few months ago. We wanted something different. We were tired of going to the many Italian restaurants in the area. We were shocked ! We experienced flavors that we couldn’t believe. Everything the waiter suggested was delicious. The...eggplant appetizer was the best thing I ever tasted. The chicken, the shrimp, even the breads. We don’t love the deserts but with all of the great items to choose from, who needs desert ? Aarzu has become our favorite restaurant. We visit as at least twice per month.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 26 October 2019 via mobile

Unlike any other Indian restaurant I’ve been to. Bright lighting, BYOB, extremely attentive waiters and the food is outstanding. The menu is perfect and the explanation of each item by the staff was great. We had lamb, goat, shrimp and chicken. Each guest said the...spices were perfect. There were no complaints. Go there you will love it.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 8 October 2019

First time dining at Aarzu. The service was great beginning with the greeting that we received from the host when we walked in the door. We were promptly seated and from there everything continued to be fabulous. The service, the food, the presentation! The only...downside was that it was quite loud, but that was because it was a busy Saturday night and the restaurant has high ceilings allowing the sound to travel. I can highly recommend the "smoking dessert". Everything was delicious and reasonably priced. BYOB is an added bonus as well!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 October 2019

These folks have hit the trifecta: the food is delicious, the location is terrific, and the restaurant is beautiful. Whether you are an Indian food aficionado or a skittish first-timer, you will find something terrific that is pleasing to the eye and pallet.

Date of visit: October 2019
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AARZU MODERN INDIAN BISTRO, Freehold - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Aarzu Modern Indian Bistro offers takeaway services.

Aarzu Modern Indian Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5