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India Garden

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1107 North Broadway, Rochester, MN 55906
(507) 288-6280
Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious, authentic Indian food in generous portions!

As vegetarians, we have been longtime fans of India Garden, but I swear the food is getting better and better. Perhaps there is a new chef, or the old one is newly inspired, but the food seems fresher and more flavorful these days. We particularly like the Dal Mahkni (lentils and kidney beans in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2014
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Rochester, Minnesota
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Rochester, Minnesota
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

As vegetarians, we have been longtime fans of India Garden, but I swear the food is getting better and better. Perhaps there is a new chef, or the old one is newly inspired, but the food seems fresher and more flavorful these days. We particularly like the Dal Mahkni (lentils and kidney beans in a rich, creamy sauce), the smokey... More 

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Atlantic, Iowa
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73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is one of the best all-you-can-eat Indian buffets that I have ever eaten at. I can see why this restaurant was voted "Best Indian Restaurant" for 8 consecutive years. This restaurant was very busy when we arrived for lunch. We were seated right away and the service line moved fast. The buffet food selections were hot and they were... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

The buffet was good and tasty. Not a good selection of desserts. Chicken was a little dry. This was my third visit and I would rate it the same. Service is O.K. I would recommend to pay more attention to the silverware.....make sure is not greasy.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Probably the only place for INdian food in Rochester, India Garden does a good job of keeping it authentic. The food is tasty and not too rich.

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MN
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149 reviews 149 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

In town for weekend and tried Saturday buffet at lunch. Very busy place, host was doing a good job fitting everyone even if it wasn't always the most elegant solution (some back and forth about people not having enough room or having to seat group of 4 at 2 tables) but everyone was fine in the end. Their version of... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Good variety on their buffet at lunch and on weekends! Fresh and continually being refreshed. Love the curries and pakora's. Many nice selections including the salads and fruit bar.

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Rochester
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I am not by any means an expert on Indian food but have frequented Indian restaurants throughout the US. I found the buffet to be excellent at India Garden. I tried a little bit of almost all of the choices. The Chicken Masala was wonderful, as was the Beef Curry. The only thing that I hesitate to call excellent was... More 

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Mantorville
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

At lunch time, the buffet is the best option. There are so many yummy things to try, most of which I cannot pronounce or spell. Don't forget to try the rice pudding and mango puree for dessert, also on the buffet.

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Hancock, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We were driving up and down Broadway looking for something open. We stumbled upon this place. It doesn't look like much on the outside and the inside isn't much either, but THE FOOD! We had the tandoori prawns and one of the prawn curries - amazing flavor and not too much heat, just enough to warm your cheeks. The rice... More 

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Dallas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I come to Rochester often and after all the medical tests I have always wanted a good Indian restaurant to put a smile on my face. While this restaurant isn't connected to the clinic, the $8.99 lunch buffet does rock the house! Curries, salads, rice choices, couldn't have asked for more.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1107 North Broadway, Rochester, MN 55906
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (507) 288-6280

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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