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Best Indian Restaurant

Ambassador Dining Room

3811 Canterbury Road (Ambassador Apartments), (410) 366-1484

Posted 9/13/2000

It's an Indian place that's a little bit Roland Park and a little bit . . . France. The Ambassador Dining Room sits tucked underneath the Ambassador Apartments on Canterbury Road, and everything from the wait staff to the tandoori chicken sports a touch of polish. Follow the apartment building's maze of stairways and locked doors--the staff will buzz you in. Sit outside on the dining room's back patio, in a wicker chair, at a table with white tablecloths and a flickering candle. Let the jacket-and-tie waiters bring you a plate of palak paneer or alu gobi. The dishes are saucy and beautifully presented--unveiled from beneath a cover and accompanied by garlic nan nestled in a bread basket. The creamy texture of many dishes leave us thinking of French cooking, but with spices that can outdo some old butter-and-wine sauce any day.

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Other Awards for Best Indian Restaurant:

Indigma, 9/16/2009

Akbar, 9/17/2008

Akbar Restaurant, 9/19/2007

India Rasoi, 9/20/2006

Ambassador Dining Room, 9/21/2005

India Rasoi, 9/22/2004

Banjara, 9/17/2003

Ambassador Dining Room, 9/18/2002

India Rasoi, 9/19/2001

India Tandoor, 9/15/1999

Banjara, 9/17/1997

Banjara, 9/18/1996

All Awards for Ambassador Dining Room:

Best Samosas, 9/20/2006

Best Indian Restaurant, 9/21/2005

Best Outdoor Dining, 9/22/2004

Best Buffet, 9/17/2003

Best Indian Restaurant, 9/18/2002

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