Curry Leaf

I think I found my favorite Indian restaurant in Grand Rapids.

There’s something comforting about eating Indian food, but at Curry Leaf, it’s something even more special – it reminds me of home, Malaysia. Perhaps it’s because they focus on South Indian food and feature familiar items such as dosa (tosai), goat curry, biryani, and medu vada.

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I’ve heard good things about the place from my friends, and I decided to bring Nina along to try it out for ourselves. I was definitely not disappointed.

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The interior looks like a diner and is an obvious mismatch with the food being served, but it didn’t really bother me that much, because I came for the food. #speakingmylanguage

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Dosa

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Of course I went for seconds.

There were a variety of chutneys, meat and vegetarian curries, biryani, and dessert served at the lunch buffet ($13+), but some of my favorite items include the dosa, medu vada, and the goat curry. Everything had rich flavors and tasted really good, except the naan wasn’t as fluffy as I would’ve liked (I’m just nitpicking).

From the good food to the conversations about food and family, I had a pleasant experience in Curry Leaf and would definitely return in the near future.

Curry Leaf Restaurant
2222 44th St SE,
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Operation Hours
Tues – Thurs: 11:30am – 2:30pm (Lunch) | 5pm – 9:30pm (Dinner)
Fri: 11:30am – 2:30pm (Lunch) | 5pm – 9:30pm (Dinner)
Sat – Sun: 12pm – 3pm (Lunch) | 5pm – 9pm (Dinner)

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