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Shalimar

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15 Park Avenue, Clifton Park, NY 12065
518-348-1494
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great, fresh food

Our experience at Shalimar was excellent. The food was delicious and freshly prepared. The staff were all kind and helpful. The price was very reasonable. A great experience all around!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Gia L
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Clifton Park, New York
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English first
Clifton Park, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our experience at Shalimar was excellent. The food was delicious and freshly prepared. The staff were all kind and helpful. The price was very reasonable. A great experience all around!

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Clifton Park, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The buffet is really the way to go. At $9.99 for Thurs-Sat evenings, it's a real bargain. The food is always tasty and fresh. It gets busy around 6:00, so arrive earlier or later or be prepared to wait ~10 min.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We're often skeptical of Indian food - especially buffets - at restaurants because we are native Bengalis and my wife is a great cook, but this place (especially with its affordable dinner buffet) has become a regular "go-to" for us. The spice is toned down a bit for obvious reasons but otherwise very authentic and the owner and staff are... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I treated my parents for both of their birthdays and my husband came along. I told them, "we're going someplace different tonight". I had called ahead to see if one the buffet was open or not and two what things I should avoid for being gluten free. The manager was very prompt and told me what to avoid and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This a good restaurant for take out and they have a well stocked lunch and dinner buffet. The food is varied from visit to visit based on the chefs. That is not to say it is ever bad, just sometimes the flavors differ.

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Clifton Park, New York
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have always had delicious food at Shalimar and excellent service. We especially like the Chicken Tiki Masala and Chicken Curry. You can't have dinner without the garlic naan!

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Upstate NY
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Fabulous tasty buffet and all the food you could possible eat. I had never tasted some of the dishes they serve, but everything is wonderful.

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Albany, New York, United States
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We're at Shalimar just about every Friday evening for the buffet. The staff is great, and the food is reliably good. And you can't beat the price. Favorite items on the buffet include the tandoori chicken, the fried cauliflower, and the chutney.

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Upstate New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The staff are incredibly friendly and attentive. The weekend Buffet is always fresh and the food is amazing. Its a great prices for all you can eat. Definitely the best Indian food in the area

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Montgomery, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Everything you would expect at a lunch buffet. Condiments, soup, plain and garlic naan, appetizers, along with four vegetable dishes and three meat. Have been here three times and the quality has been consistent. Decently spicy too, unlike some places that seem to pander to bland American tastes.

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Additional Information about Shalimar

Address: 15 Park Avenue, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone Number: 518-348-1494
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clifton Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Park Avenue, Clifton Park, NY 12065
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clifton Park
  • Phone Number: 518-348-1494

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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