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Royal India

4894 State Highway 290 West, Austin, TX 78735
512 358-0909
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Ranked #768 of 3,133 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $7 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Brodie Ln & West Gate
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English first
Bangalore, India
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85 reviews 85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We went for a family lunch buffet and the were in for a pleasant surprise with small crispy masala dosa's along with the meal. They were atrociously delicious !! The starters with palak pakodas n masala vada were awesome. The trouble started with the main course, the daal n palak were oily & the roti's were soggy. The kheer was... More

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

If you are Indian, you will realize how terrible is the indian food there. dont go. Not sure if the food is modified as per American taste, but an authentic Indian food will definitely be much much better.

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Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and i have visited Royal for the weekday lunch buffet twice, both times it was very good, if you're new to Indian food, a buffet is the way to go, if you're a seasoned veteran and know there's a lot of things you like and don't want to settle for a few entrees, this is a good place... More

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Lorain, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Arrived in Austin April 14th 2014. In town for Moto GP at the Circuit of the America's. Stayed at Holiday Inn, Sunset Valley and next door was the Royal India. Never had Indian food before. I asked the manager to be gentle with the spices and he suggested Chicken Marsala for a first timer with medium heat. I could taste... More

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Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We have traveled throughout India and have been to untold number of Indian restaurants in many countries. We think this may be the best Indian cuisine we have had. Unlike many Indian restaurants, this one has a fully stocked bar and an ample wine selection. From appetizers to desserts everything was tasty and perfectly seasoned. What a joy to dine... More

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Atlanta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The service is fantastic. The food is great. I have never tasty such good fresh food. It seems like they prepare/blend/grind spices the same day. The taste is so fresh. The atmosphere is very tradional Indian with soft music playing in the back ground. One must visit this restaurant while in Austin Texas.

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

went for a family dinner & all of us ended up with diarrhea & cramps the very next morning. Very disappointed. The service is nice though, I will give them that. Definitely not going back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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321 reviews 321 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

We ordered takeaway from Royal India and enjoyed every dish. The pappadum ($2) were crispy and tasty. The butter chicken ($14), lamb saag ($15), and garlic naan ($3.50) all exceeded expectations. We will definitely return.

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Austin, Texas
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167 reviews 167 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The buffet was one of the best Indian buffets that I have eaten at. There was about 20 choices and a small salad bar.

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Daphne, Alabama
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213 reviews 213 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I'm not an expert on Indian food; some reviews say the food offered here is tempered for the American and palette which it may be, but my husband and I certainly enjoyed it. Probably the best Indian food we've had and plenty of it. Nice atmosphere, gracious, friendly staff. We were staying in the hotel right next door and would... More

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Additional Information about Royal India

Address: 4894 State Highway 290 West, Austin, TX 78735
Phone Number: 512 358-0909
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
Cuisine: Indian

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