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15 Park Avenue, Clifton Park, NY 12065
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Ranked #7 of 119 restaurants in Clifton Park
Cuisines: Indian
Most recent review
- Jun 23, 2014
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84% Recommend
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My friend who is actually from India brought me to this place and said it is one of the places that serve authentic Indian cuisine. We tried the lunch buffet and there was not one dish that I didn't try and love! Definitely worth a try if you are interested in Indian cuisine.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Just arrived in Ballston Spa and my son wanted to try this restaurant. The Palak Paneer was delicious (that is one of my favorite dishes anywhere) and the chicken vindaloo was wonderful (spicy but not extreme). The vegetable samosa were a little more greasy than I like, but that was the only negative of the whole evening. I am definitely... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

While visiting with my wife and 4 year old daughter, we shared samosas and chicken soup to start. Both were flavorful. For our entrees we shared the chicken korma and lamb masala. Neither entree was well seasoned, which was okay for my daughter's sensitive and wife's in adventurous palate. With an order of naan, we walked out for less than... More

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Waterford, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I just went there for the lunch buffet and it was absolutely delicious! And I mean really, really good. I had to really stop myself from getting more and more! They have a generous selection of warm food, a lot of it vegetarian-friendly. The hosts are very kind and available. I'll definitely be making this a weekly visit!

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Albany, NY
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Easy access from I-87 has always made this a good stop for an inexpensive Indian meal but the new owner, Raman, has put together some amazing dishes on the new weekend evening buffet: traditional bread, appetizers, mulligatawny soup, and well-done meat offerings like tandoori chicken and chicken masala, but also more exotic dishes like goat or mango chicken and an... More

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Albany, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I love Indian food. While this is not gourmet or quite the quality of dishes made to order, the buffet is consistently good. This kind of food just holds up better in steam trays than Chinese.

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Glens Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I'm new to Indian food and have only tried one other local buffet. What put this meal over the top was the chili chicken and the friendly, outgoing owner/chef. Everything on the buffet is excellent. Other noteworthy dishes were the chicken tikka, vegetable korma, and the famous rice pudding. I'll stop whenever life takes me through Clifton Park during lunch... More

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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I have visited the lunch and dinner buffets, and also gotten takeout from this particular Shalimar, and the food is consistently good. Food on the buffet is always fresh and constantly replenished -- at 7.99 for lunch and 9.99 for dinner buffet, it's an excellent value. It's very vegetarian-friendly, but there's also a great selection for meat-eaters. I do avoid... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

ordered different item with lamb, beef, chicken......All three had the same sauce....I think the y make the sauce and add boiled meat be it chicken, beef or lamb as ordered. I will not make the mistake of going there

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Clifton Park, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I've been to Shalimar more than 30 times, so I think I can be trusted when I say that it is fantastic. Most of the times I've visited, I came specifically for the lunch or dinner buffet. They only serve buffet on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. They have a good selection of food and everything tastes great. The tandoori... More

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