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Neelam Exotic Indian Cuisine

1178 Route 35 South, Middletown, NJ 07748-2600
+1 732-671-8900
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1178 Route 35 South, Middletown, NJ 07748-2600
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Sometimes it’s easy to forget about a really good restaurant because it’s been around for a long time. Neelam in Middletown is really quite good for traditional Indian food. It’s a nice casual setting to enjoy Tandoori, great Indian breads, curries, rice dishes, and many...More

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I'm so glad this restaurant is close to home. Always delicious, kind service and cozy atmosphere. One thing that would make the experience a little nicer would be to have soft Indian music playing in the background instead of just chatter from other tables. Our...More

Thank Carolann D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

My friend recommended Neelam for a quick bite during lunch. It has a really nice Indian buffet. It's simple but hits the spot. It has a small Indian buffet but I enjoyed it. The greeting is warm when you enter. If I'm in the area...More

Thank Linda147
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Nice menu good food and inexpensive.the only negative is the parking lot is to congested.Good lunch buffet.

Thank F6653GQkennethm
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've heard about this place and finally went with my friend. We stopped in for the buffet lunch. It's only about $10pp and it is all you can eat. They had a wonderful assortment of food and it was truly delicious! I look forward to...More

Thank DorothyF79
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I've ordered dinners and they've all been great but my preference is the buffet because there is a good assortment to chose from, a little of each. The family is gracious and recognizes us, asking about my daughter when she is not with me. My...More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Neelam is a favorite for the buffet, but choosing off the menu is a fabulous way to experience more than the popular choices!

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

In the words of Larry David (Seinfeld creator), the food was "Meh". Everyone in my party was disappointed with the food - mainly because it wasn't seasoned well, so we won't be going back to this place the next time we take a road trip...More

Thank mizbombshell
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Neelam offers a daily price-fixe lunch buffet. A wide variety of vegetarian and non-veg items are displayed. It's a great way to sample a small bit of this cuisine. Go for it!

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have been going here for years and it keeps getting better, Try the Crab Malabar or the Lamb Pasandra. They will make it mild , medium or spicy. Go for medium...mild is really no heat at all.

Thank 675dianak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, 有泊車位, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1178 Route 35 South, Middletown, NJ 07748-2600
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 732-671-8900
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