We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Handi Indian Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
18 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
864-241-7999
Today
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 95 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Indian food in Greenville.

Very good Indian food. Great lamb dishes and tandoori oven dishes. Friendly service. Close to the Peace Center so it's a great destination before a show. In the downtown Greenville area. Nice place to walk around after dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
Mark T
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
Add Photo Write a Review

95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Very good Indian food. Great lamb dishes and tandoori oven dishes. Friendly service. Close to the Peace Center so it's a great destination before a show. In the downtown Greenville area. Nice place to walk around after dinner.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

After walking along beautiful Main Street in downtown Greenville, we decided to try Handi Indian Cuisine and we are so thankful that we did! The food is excellent! Our server was so kind and welcoming. The atmosphere is sophisticated and cozy.... A great dinner venue. The restaurant is so clean and well designed. We LOVED Handi and we will definitely... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greensboro, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Handi gets an “A’” in our grade book and we not only recommend it, we fully intend to revisit them on our next trip to Greenville. It’s reserved and quiet atmosphere is equally suitable for formal dining or business lunches. The Multigatwany soup was relatively mild and suitable for most palates, though some might request the chef “spice it up”... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Anderson, South Carolina
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I LOVE Indian food. We relocated to the Greenville area from California two years ago. We have eaten at Saffron Indian Cuisine several times and have enjoyed each meal ... but do not enjoy the traffic on that section of Woodruff. When I learned that Handi had Indian food downtown I was very excited. My first visit... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised by the lunch buffet at this handsome, quiet Indian restaurant. For $9.00 you get "the full Monty" of rice, chicken dishes, meatballs in sauce, saag, sauteed cabbage, pakoras, chutneys, salads, raita, naan, etc. The atmosphere is quiet and the service is correct. I have eaten in quite a few authentic Indian restaurants and I cook Indian... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shelby, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I traveled to Greenville, SC just to get away from a long work week. We decided to try something new so we chose Handi Indian Cuisine! We went the through the buffet and tried small portions of the selections. The rice and the naan was probably the best thing we ate. We both decided to try the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I went here after seriously craving Indian food all morning. It hit the spot and was exactly what I wanted! Got the lunch buffet, and for $8.95 they had a great selection of both meat and vegetarian options, as well as cold and hot options. Particularly enjoyed the tikka masala and samosas. Not sure why this place is not more... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Haddonfield, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We were able to enjoy outside dining on a temperate summer evening while visiting in Greenville . We eat Indian food on the regular and therefore thought ourselves to be good critics of this restaurant as first time diners. Party of 3; each enjoyed our selections emensely. Food was fresh, plentiful, nicely presented, and most importantly delicious! It is easy... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Orlando, Florida
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great location right at the heart of Greenville. Really close to all the downtown attractions. We had a lamb roganjosh, chicken vindaloo and a keema nann. All tasted great! Roganjosh was perfectly seasoned and not over spiced. Keema nann could have done with a little more meat inside, but it tasted wonderful and I'd certainly have it again. Meals are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I've been to Handi three times, and it hasn't disappointed me yet. The first and second times were for lunch, so their lunch buffet was set up, and my dining guests and I took advantage of that. All the food was very tasty. Now I don't have a palate for very hot food, so for someone like me, the buffet... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Handi Indian Cuisine also viewed

 

Been to Handi Indian Cuisine? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: 864-241-7999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Handi Indian Cuisine staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?