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701 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Great Indian Food

Authentic, fresh, delicious Indian food at reasonable prices. Great place to grab lunch when working downtown, running errands or visiting the city.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Authentic, fresh, delicious Indian food at reasonable prices. Great place to grab lunch when working downtown, running errands or visiting the city.

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

If you are looking for an inexpensive and delicious Indian lunch, try this place. It is rather sparse, no frills, and the daily choices are limited, but it is inexpensive, large portions of delicious Indian vegetarian and one meat (tamarind chicken the day we were there) entries. The raita (yoghurt with cucumbers) was great, too.

1 Thank Betty B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you want a great, cheap, fast and healthy lunch this is the place! If you want a huge menu, spending lots of time for service and preparation and spending money, go somewhere else. Mrs. Sree makes very good homemade Indian food. Good for vegans and meat eaters. Few selections but all are very good.

1 Thank Joe S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Sree's is the kind of place where the owner, cook, server (all the same person) greets you with a smile, and makes sure that you have some protien, some fiber and some starch on your plate. Three vegetarian choices, or one chicken and one vegetarian, all served in styrofoam takeout containers. Eat in, or take it back to work. Good... More 

Thank Fattoriaduecane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The owner/cook/server/cashier (all the same woman) has been in the states for over 20 years now, but is originally from India. Very simple menu and food is served in a take out container. Chicken was very tender and curry wasn't overwhelming. On the tables are her homemade hot chili property pepper sauce that gives it an awesome taste if you... More 

Thank PohlPlace
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Ok, I am not an expert on Indian food but the fact that most of the people in line ahead of me were Indian made me think that things would be ok. Like the ability to pick my sides. Like the vegan options more than the chicken. Flavorful and filling and change back from a $10 even with a drink.... More 

Thank annette c
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

you like indian food, this is great but bring cash and take food back to work. they are only there till 3, but good indian

Thank mike c
New York
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

ok, so it was a little spicey for my taste but wow! Basically its like if you had this lovely Indian Aunt and you went over for lunch! She is so nice and a great cook. So its diffferent every day! $5 is the cost for your meal and its A LOT of food!!!! I ate half and couldn't eat... More 

1 Thank dancingvix
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

I've traveled extensively on business in India so I know from where I speak. This was very similar to corporate cafeterias for any large business process outsourcer. Same hot carts, small DIY signage, same drab appearance. The regulars were greeted with a cheery hello and the owner is trying, kinda trying. Pita in place of naan doesn't fool anyone. Channa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

Local legend from his former food truck at CMU lives on in its original restaurant form! I love it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 701 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 412-288-9992

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian


Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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