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Karavalli - Regional Cuisine of India

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47 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3230
518-580-1144
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Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Extremely flavorful meal

Everything was terrific and served by a very friendly staff. Would definitely recommend for a change of pace from everyday cuisine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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English first
Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Everything was terrific and served by a very friendly staff. Would definitely recommend for a change of pace from everyday cuisine.

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Montreal
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17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We love South Indian food, and this restaurant really delivers the goods. Their extensive menu (with good explanations) covers a range of Indian cuisines. Portions are quite generous (they will pack up leftovers!).

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous little place in Saratoga! The owner is a lovely person, ready to do whatever necessary to make your experience a positive one. Spice level is fantastic (if you ask they will cater to you), and they are diligent about settings if you're getting to-go orders! I am a "regular" customer, who lives 3 hours away- it's that good!!!

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amsterdam, ny usa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Karavalli is on par with Indian restaurants in Montreal, NYC and London. Excellent use of spices and seasonings. Have dined multiple times as 2 or 4, enjoyed there last evening with a group of 11, celebrating a milestone birthday, health and life. This was the first exposure to Indian cuisine for some. All thoroughly enjoyed the depth of flavors and... More 

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Southern Adirondacks
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

There for the lunch buffet after a morning movie at Bowtie Cinema downtown. Good variety of food, well labeled with contents, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. With a vegetarian, a gluten free and myself who will eat almost anything we all found delicious items to sample and satisfy. Only negative was the tables were too close together. Restaurant closes in mid-afternoon... More 

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Lansing, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This place is small and cozy and the staff are helpful. All things are good, but I'd recommend sampling from the range of appetizers to really explore the offerings.

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MANGALORE
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174 reviews 174 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We visited this place on a Sunday of September last, on the way back from Montreal for the lunch and what a moment. It was authentic indian food in this ;remote place on the buffet with a large spread in a small place. The room per se was small but the food was great. there was a wide mixture of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten at this jewel of a restaurant many times and have never ever had a disappointing experience. The lunch buffet is one of the great bargains of Saratoga Springs. And it's a great way to become knowledgeable about Indian cuisines. The restaurant specializes in the dishes of southern India, which are a bit sweeter and less spicy than Punjabi... More 

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Montreal
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I have family from South India, and I cook. Our family loves Indian food, especially South Indian, and Karavalli offers lots of choices. We had Masala Dosa (excellent) and Manchurian Gobi (East-Asian inspired cauliflower, nicely spicy as appetizers, and then really loved the Meen curry (lovely fish with coconut milk, curry leaves and veggies). Saw sizzling plates of tandoori options... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great food and friendly staff. The atmosphere of the restaurant is not the best but they make up for this with the quality of the food and service. Certainly will return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3230
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: 518-580-1144

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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