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Shalimar

#1,883 of 3,001 Restaurants in Austin
#2,069 of 3,303 Places to Eat in Austin
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9310 N Lamar Bkvd, Austin, TX 78753
(512) 719-3700
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Today
11:15 am - 10:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:15 am - 10:45 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good India Restaurant at 7$

Dont expect a high ambiance and indian food at this awesome price. i went this place because being a muslim i was looking for halal indian food and this place was indian as well as serves halal food i went there twice post my Prayers and i liked the food not recommended for corporate.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I went here with a friend knowing that it would be cheap - and feeling cheap myself since I was going to pay and I didn't really want to. Great, the price has gone up. The food was pretty much the same - average as my Mom would say - but half the dishes were missing. And stayed missing while... More 

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Surat
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Dont expect a high ambiance and indian food at this awesome price. i went this place because being a muslim i was looking for halal indian food and this place was indian as well as serves halal food i went there twice post my Prayers and i liked the food not recommended for corporate.

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Austin TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Went for first time today with my teen son. The ambiance is not exactly what you'd take a hot date to. But no matter, at $6.99 for the buffet it was great. I love Indian food and it seems to be getting spendy the past few years. This place is far from spendy - it is positively inexpensive. Service is... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The ambiance and service could be better - their food is on the cheaper side and apparently half the clientele don't like to tip - which limits the quality of the wait staff. The portions are usually bigger than you'd expect. That said, I'd suggest ordering: Nihari, Haleem, Chicken Biryani, Chicken Karahi and the Shalimar Grilled Platter... Better if you... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Only one good thing on menu : Tandoori Chicken Leg (from menu, not buffet). w/Naan. Rest of the stuff is greasy. Service is poor. Ambiance is very average. But the tandoori chicken is the best (best in Austin). In the buffet they put the worst tandoori chicken, so do not eat from there. Chicken biryani is also pretty good.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Horrible food in Lunch buffet. No spices, horrible service, Waiters dont come to you ever without you calling them. Owners are always loud, not allowing you to enjoy a peaceful meal Ambience is very sub Standard. Located in a very Shabby and very very Dirty complex. I love Indian food, but I will never go back to this place. I... More 

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Austin, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

4 or 5 different owner and still less than good food. I don't go to this restaurant often, only been there 4 or 5 times, and ate only 3 times. just tandoori stuff. other other person is right, its open because people don't have choices for halal food in Austin. thing is people who cannot cook at home and have... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Great food, we went there twice in a weekend. Buffet is at an amazing price and food is verrrry good! def. recommend to anyone

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2008

Goat is good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2008

I love the Haleem, it's nice and spicy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9310 N Lamar Bkvd, Austin, TX 78753
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: (512) 719-3700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:15 am - 10:45 pm
Monday
11:15 am - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
11:15 am - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
11:15 am - 10:45 pm
Thursday
11:15 am - 10:45 pm
Friday
11:15 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday
11:15 am - 11:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?