Indigma
Indigma

Indigma

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.indigmarestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (443) 449-6483
  • Hours of Operation:


    Lunch:
    Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Dinner:
    Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
    Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm

    Closed Mondays
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Indian, Contemporary Indian
  • Executive Chef: Tony Chemmanoor
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch
  • Catering: Carryout and catering for any and all occasions. We tailor it totally to your party needs; Be it spicing, pricing, quantity or special request...

    In house party room: for celebrations / meetings. Full or partial catering, Party trays, Reasonable prices, Delivery or pick-up.

    Here, at Indigma, we work with you, to make that special event truly tasteful...
  • Private Party Facilities: Breathtaking Circular Private dining area,for large or small groups. Ideal for: Office meetings & presentations. Wedding rehearsal dinners, engagement & wedding parties, birthdays, graduations, holiday celebrations etc.
  • Private Party Contact: Tony Chemmanoor 4434496483
  • Entertainment: Live Sitar on Saturday Nights Featuring well-known artist, Ryan McBride on Saturday nights from 7pm–9pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: E. MADISON STREET
  • Public Transit: Popular, new & free 'Circulator' Bus. Frequent (every ten minutes) from Inner Harbor, and other major points on main streets, of downtown Baltimore city. Stops at 2-minute walk to Indigma.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet parking - seasonal, On the street parking: (N. Charles St, Read St. & E.Madison St) Free parking: (E. Madison Street, Mt. Vernon Square & St.Paul Street (parallel to Charles St) Public lot: on same block (corner N. Charles & Read Sts.)
A word from Indigma
INDIGMA — "The enigma of Indian cuisine" Where creative innovation and the traditional are so intricately balanced... At Indigma we are thrilled to invite you to an exciting feast of flavor!

A winning team of highly skilled chefs from India, create a perfect harmony of subtle spices. Freshness is the focus here — pure aromatic flavors, exquisite taste spiced to your order. Indigma will tantalize all your senses — with the latest trends of India, to those good old familiar favorites!

Indigma's "Best Design" award-winning rooms will welcome you to cozy warmth, in exotic hues of saffron and bronze. Our full bar offers the widest selection of unique Martinis, wines and beers from across the world and exotic fruit juices. Excitement happens here everyday! Experience the magic of INDIGMA today...

"A must try while visiting Baltimore!"
Washingtonian

"Upscale Indian cuisine..Indigma..this one is really up there...!"
Baltimore Sun
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Indigma reviews from OpenTable diners
45 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (30)fit for foodies (27)special occasion (18)romantic (17)good for groups (14)great for lunch (9)notable wine list (4)kid-friendly (3)late-night find (2)scenic view (2)great for brunch (2)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Friendly and Delicious
    gatinhabrava
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner at Indigma. The staff was exceedingly friendly and helped me choose the best menu item for my taste. They did a great job, because the Chettinadu Chicken was amazing! Five stars!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Best Indian Place
    chmarskyVIP
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    This is the best Indian restaurant in town. No question about it. The food is well prepared and well seasoned. Service was slow, but good food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Indian Food
    skiandskateVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Beautiful restaurant with excellent Indian cuisine. Huge variety and great food. Will definitely come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific spot for Indian food
    regularcustomerVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    This lovely Indian restaurant is well located in Mt. Vernon and has a charming and comfortable interior. The service is outstanding and the food delicious and well-presented. These folks know south Indian cuisine and they know what their customers like (lighter, healthier versions for example).
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enthusiastic guests
    RWoodBVIP
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    My two guests had never eaten at Indigma despite the fact that they like Indian food. One had lamb vindaloo and the other the Indigma lamb special. They were very impressed with their dishes and marveled at the attentive service. While I have been to better restaurants, the checks were always at least twice as high. As to the wine list: it is brief, but well chosen--and the mark-up is very reasonable.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food
    nonickname
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We went looking for innovative Indian dishes and we were not disappointed. The lamb cooked in an acorn squash was a delight!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Go for the Gobi
    spzaggerVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Who knew cauliflower could be so delicious? The "Gobi Manchurian" cauliflower dish is really special. Highly recommended.
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  • Delicious Indian foos
    Rico
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Great variety of Indian dishes from around India Worth a visit
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vey elegant venue.
    MLBguy
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    The main rooms look out on Mt. Vernon Place and the historic Washington Monument. The décor is stunning: sort of Victorian meets Bollywood. I mean that as a compliment. The staff is professional and very accommodating. Finally, the food is superb. My Vegetarian Guests were very happy. An entry with shrimp was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MeenaVIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Good lassi and good kabab. The avocado Chat needed a little crunch. The veg thali was good.
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  • Delicious!
    bmore10
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    They have a great three course menu for only $28. Note that you can order individual items off the fixe price menu too. And I was a big fan of the avacado pakora!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A definite Winner
    findanddine
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    My experience at Indigma was definitely a delight with excellent service and delicious food. If you enjoy Indian food, I would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great flavors
    Happydiner
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We enjoyed a delicious chick pea - avocado appetizer. Had a vegetable korma with fresh vegetables and mild seasonings (hint of coconut). Also a saag paneer that had just the right heat. They will prepare your food with lots of hot spicy seasoning or very mild. We enjoyed some delicious chocolate martinis and a light cheese dessert. This was a good before - theater choice. The service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good
    sugarskull
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We've been to Indigma before, and it's always good. This trip wasn't any different. Really great food and not over priced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant -good food
    Gopster
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Went there for a special occasion with family - 4 adults. Hostess and waiters were very pleasant. Lots of vegetarian dishes. Food tasted excellent. Fulfilled birthday request with special dessert. Would recommend to friends and family. Good location in Baltimore, neghborhood full of good restaurants, easy parking on a Saturday night. Appetizers were well done with a different touch than the traditional Indian ones. Overall very good experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NIHIT
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Very poor service, and didn't seem welcoming at all....i actually counted the items just out of curiosity (claim to have 45 items for buffet lunch), but had only 30 items literally
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  • Not your basic Indian restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2000VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Consistently one of our favorites in Baltimore, though I suffer from ordering the same thing over and over. Tried the chettinadu (sp?) chicken for the first time this visit, and now will probably order that on my next 50 visits. This is sophisticated Indian food, with many more creative options than average Indian restaurants in the US. And the space is beautiful, the owners very kind and attentive, and creative cocktails to boot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great food
    giggles
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Wonderful flavors. Service is fine but not exceptional. The beautiful old building with high ceilings and gorgeous colors is a nice atmosphere. The naan is delicious. Some of the food was much spicier than expected, but very flavorful.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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  • Very Nice
    Alarcher
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Loved the Food, Service, Decor. They even had a live Sitar player.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious food!
    foodie410
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We dined at Indigma for dinner. We ordered the grilled sampler, the lamb xacouti, the garlic naan, and mango and pineapple lassis. The xacouti was incredible--flavorful sauce, tender meat and acorn squash. The grilled sampler was good, although somewhat dry. The garlic naan was delicious, as expected. The mango lassi was very good, but we were disappointed with the pineapple lassi--lots of pulp and overpowering yogurt taste. Server was attentive, but wasn't terribly helpful in recommending dishes. Although somewhat pricier that comparable Indian restaurants, I would recommend it.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • ShelbyCropper
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    A little pricey and somewhat inconsistent on what comes out plating wise. Overall, always good.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceeded Expectations
    MissyVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Service was fast/great Ambience was lovely and intimate By far the best indian food I've had
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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  • Lizz
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    this is my second time at this restaurant and it is just as good as i remember! everything we had was amazing but the naan was to die for! the owners are very friendly and would drop by to check up on how everything was going. i will definitely be back again!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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  • Frank
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We went during restaurant week and many of the items that brought us to the restaurant in the first place were "not available." My dish was good, my wife's was poor to mediocre at best. Disappointing.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Still thinking about the appetizer!
    BaltimoreGal
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We went for summer restaurant week. The appetizers were fantastic! The entrees were good. However, the dessert was lacking compared to the rest of the meal. We both ordered of the martini list. The brandy martini was excellent. The service was fantastic. I will go back but perhaps another drink instead of dessert.
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    good for groups
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 20 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 142 reviews are from the Indigma reviews archive.
  • always good
    sugarskull
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Indigma is always good. ive never had anything i didnt enjoy and the owner is so friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awesome weekend lunch buffet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    They had a good mix of grilled meats - tandoori chicken, kabab and some sea food and quite a few veggies. The grilled meats tasted authentic. It was nice to see white meat in the tandoori chicken mix. They had 2 desserts and chai and coffee were on the house. The deal was $15. I was surprised that the meats were not even lukewarm and when I brought it to the attention of management, they immediately took care of the issue. It was nice to look out the window and see the george washington statue and some flora. My friend and I sat there for a while and the servers made us feel comfortable to hang out as long as we wanted. The manager helped alleviate our anxiety with on street parking by pointing out a few spots that were free.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Understaffed
    LoveToDineOutVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Overall we had a very nice experience at Indigma with one exception; the restaurant was significantly understaffed. Our dinner lasted close to three hours making us very late to an event that we had planned for that evening.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Flavorful Indian Food
    Dix511
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Indigma is notable for creative, flavorful Indian and Indian-style food. Great for vegetarians as well (the spicey salad and vegetable coconut korma were outstanding). My dinner date had soft shell crabs which she said were realy good in a delightful Indian sauce, though she admitted it was weird to eat soft shells that way. Overall: real yummie!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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  • Outstanding and consistently so!
    SunilVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    I have been at this restaurant and it's predecessor over many years and got reaquinted recently after I had moved from Vsltimore! Outstanding food, superb service and keen attention to detail! Just simply superb
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • First time visit
    WendyVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    My first time eating here.Many choices of Indian food. I made the right choice.Presentation and food excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better Version of a Good Restaurant
    foodquester
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    The old Indigma was cozy, sometimes bordering on claustrophobic; this one's airy and open. Beautifully painted and restored dining rooms in an elegant downtown building. Big windows; high ceilings. Wonderful, very fresh-tasting food, Indian but different in taste and appearance from any of the other excellent Indian restaurants we've been to in Baltimore--at least the dishes we ordered (there were also many familiar-looking dishes on the menu. Great, prompt but not rushed service, perfect for dinner before a performance. Of course, it was early and pretty empty still, so I can't say whether or not the service would be as good when they're busy.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Indigma
    IndianinBaltimore
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    although the variety was impressive - the food was so-so and the service was not quite where I would have expected for a special holiday
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    neighborhood gem
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  • What a wonderful surprise.
    NotSoPleasedVIP
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    I had had hoped for a surprise, and I got it. The food was a nice change from traditional Indian without giving up on tradition. Wonderful flavors. Interesting combinations. This place has got what it takes. The staff is pleasant, knowledgable, and attentive. If in doubt, try it, you'll like it.
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    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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  • Delicious
    luv2travelVIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Great food, great service, and wonderful atmosphere. A must try...
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    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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  • Lovely date night
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    We had a lovely dinner at Indigma on a dismal rainy Tuesday night in Baltimore. The maitre d' and wait staff were attentive and solicitous, going out of the way to make sure we enjoyed our dining experience. They have a fun and interesting selection of martinis and the food is delicious. We particularly recommend the open face samosa and mango shrimp. We look forward to our next romantic dinner at Indigma in wonderful Mt. Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore!
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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  • Indian comfort food-elegant setting
    KathyVIP
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    Just walking into Indigma, I knew we were in for a treat. The smells coming from the kitchen were a welcome preview of the delicious food. It is elegant enough for a special occasion but not terribly pricey. And the food is wonderful!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very tasty!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We had two diff dishes. both were very tasty/! The shrimp were not "jumbo;" however, as described one the menu. they were medium.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Indian Food
    Babs
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    Indigma has good Indian food at a reasonable price. I was there on kabob night, and got a 20% discount on my lamb kabob which was delicious. My companion and I admired the high ceilings and interesting color choices on the walls. The atmosphere could be enhanced with either a mirror or painting over the beautiful fireplace. The only thing that was odd, is that our server did not know what the special of the day was.
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    neighborhood gem
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  • Disappointing dessert at Indigma
    BanashreeVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    We have been at Indigma several times before. Tried this time Kulfi for dessert. First of all it took a l-o-n-g time to bring the Kulfi. when it arrived, it was completely dried and broken into pieces never seen or tasted Kulfi like this before before. When asked the server, she said it was deep frozen -- looked like and tasted like from last year. Like brick pieces. They owner was not even concerned. Unexpected and disappointed.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.