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Indigo may not follow authentic Indian recipes to the letter, but the liberties it takes are fully justified by the delicious outcome. Some of the restaurant's highlights are the tasting sets and platters intended to be shared by up to 4 diners, as well as the extensive selection of traditional flat breads.


Cluj-Napoca's dining scene is as varied and diverse as the city's cultural heritage - it features eateries specializing in Transylvanian, greater Romanian, Hungarian, and other world cuisines, down to relatively recent imports such as steakhouses and sushi bars. Some local specialties include different varieties of "ciorba" (soups), meats (sausages especially), and "mamaliga" (known as "polenta" elsewhere in the world) that often comes as a side.