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Little India in Edison and Iselin

Food, Fashion, Jewelry, Movies etc on Oak Tree Rd

Iselin Oak Tree Road image ©
Indians on Oak Tree Road, Iselin (NJ)

To the unaccustomed eye, the sheer number of Indian stores on Oak Tree Road with their dazzling displays of jewelry, dresses and food items might seem like a grand shopping festival.

Over the weekends, Indian families descend on Edison and Iselin in BMWs, Camrys, Acuras and Honda Pilots to visit the beauty parlor, bite into spicy Samosa Chaat, get a pretty dress for an upcoming party, stock up on grocery, see a Bollywood and Tollywood movies, visit the desi insurance agent for a travel or car insurance policy, sip a Mango Lassi or buy some glittering gold jewelery.

Indian Restaurants

mirchi oak tree road edison
Tasteless Cut Mirchi
Sweetish Mirchi Ka Saalan

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1655-200 Oak Tree Road
Edison, NJ 08820
Kamat Dosa Delight Iselin
Kamat Dosa Delight
Divine Gongura Dosa
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1396 Oak Tree Road
Iselin, NJ 08830

But it's the large collection of Indian restaurants that lends Oak Tree Road its fame these days.

Whether it's North Indian or South Indian, Gujarati Thali, Punjabi, Chettinad Curry, Andhra Dum Biryani or Rajasthani or Jain food, Vegetarian or Non-Vegetarian cuisine, Chaat or Sweets, Oak Tree Road in Edison and Iselin panders to every Indian culinary craving.

If you have a sweet tooth, not to worry. Oak Tree Road and surrounding streets have several Indian mithai stores like Jalaram, Lovely Sweets, Mithas and Moghul Sweets to pander to your Mithai cravings.

Unlike Indian restaurants in other parts of New Jersey that attract both Indians and Americans, the Edison and Iselin restaurants around Oak Tree Road are mostly patronized by Indians. Walk into any Oak Tree Road Indian restaurant and you'll hear a babel of Indian voices.

Unfortunately, the rich choice of Indian restaurants on Oak Tree Road often does not always translate into good quality. Several Indian restaurants in the area serve awful Indian food accompanied by inept service.

To explore the many splendors of Indian cuisine, read reviews of several restaurants on

By the way, a lot of businesses on Oak Tree Road are closed on Mondays.

Make sure you call the business first if you plan on visiting the area on Mondays.

Whether you're craving Chicken Biryani, Masala Dosa, Jalebi, Samosa Chaat, Mirchi Bajji, a glass of cold Lassi or piping hot Madras Coffee on Oak Tree Road or seeing the latest bollywood film, start your exploration of Little India with