Vegetarian take note: the meat-free dishes at Moti, especially the lentil and eggplant curries, are very good. But then again, so is the chicken masala, cooked in butter and spices. The chefs here are recruited from India by a family member who runs a restaurant in Delhi. As its reputation for reasonably priced North Indian cuisine grew, Moti established branches in nearby Akasaka-mitsuke, Roppongi, and farther away in Yokohama. They all have the inevitable Indian friezes,
copper bowls, and white elephants, but this one—popular at lunch with the office crowd from the nearby Tokyo Broadcasting System headquarters—has fewer decorative frills.
Sep 13, 2002
A popular franchise of Indian restaurants. Quality of food and service seem to have gone down in the recent years. Going to Moti was a family treat for us, but now, there are better places