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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 - 9:30 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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  • 42
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  • 22
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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 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 food

I have eaten at Shalimar in Clifton Park, NY several times but order to go several times. I have ordered different appetizers and meals and all of them have been wonderful. The atmosphere is nice. The service has been good. I have not had lunch there but would love to. I would really like to try... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Wendy W
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English first
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I have eaten at Shalimar in Clifton Park, NY several times but order to go several times. I have ordered different appetizers and meals and all of them have been wonderful. The atmosphere is nice. The service has been good. I have not had lunch there but would love to. I would really like to try their buffet.

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Veldhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Visited their lunch buffet with colleagues No service, no frills, limited number of dishes ... BUT ... for only 8.5 bucks you can have great Indian food. The buffet was regularly refilled, so no risk they run out of your favorite dish , highly recommended

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Castleton, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have to admit I have limited experience with Indian food. Also was a bit timid to try goat meat. Did okay though. Curry was good. Tandori chicken for the timid but always reliable. Of course the Nanni bread and dips were great. I was disappointed with the vegetables. Cauliflower tempura in a tomato type sauce resulted in a rubbery... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I've been searching for the "best"' Indian food restaurant, and after trying places in Albany and Saratoga, I keep coming back to Shalimar. Best value, excellent food.

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Fort Ann, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The dinner was delicious the food was fresh the manager and waiter were very Pleasant, understanding, and kind. Great service they were very accomdating. Delicious food. Great place to take the whole family. Dinner was not too spicy just delicious for anyone that wants a good experience, try and make yhis you special place to go.You'll love it promise. Thank... More 

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Skillman, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The weekend buffet is a fantastic bargain. Quite an extensive selection--both vegetarian and meat choices, and the quality of the food is very good.

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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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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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?