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155 Seminole Court, Charlottesville, VA 22901
4349732288
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 44
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Food with atypical variety.

Along with the normal Indian restaurant staples, they have some unusual recipes that are not typically found. Good food, good environment, good staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Edward L
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Denver, Colorado
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66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I tried to call in an order for dinner; after speaking to 3 different people I was told that they don't take orders by phone, only online (that is a new phenomena for me). Since we were visiting, we only had our mobile phones, and the ordering interface wouldn't work! We finally gave up and went to Sultan Kebab.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Along with the normal Indian restaurant staples, they have some unusual recipes that are not typically found. Good food, good environment, good staff.

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Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went here for try my hand at Indian food. My first experience was horrible (at another restaurant), but Royal Indian was great. The owners are very friendly and food is delicious. I had asked for milk food, and it was served as such. Great spice control.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I have been going to this restaurant for the past couple of years and the food is still as amazing as my first time. The service is what makes the food even better. The staff is very friendly and are very willing to help explain the menu items throughly. The chef and owner Ravi will make a surprise entrance every... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have visited here once before but this time we had the buffet. It was very good and a nice mix of various foods. They had both meat and veg. I eat only Veg so what I had was very good along with various salads, fruits, deserts, tea and Mango lassi, etc. It was all very good. Also, the owners... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We have tried all the Indian restaurants in town and keep coming back to this one. I don't think you can go wrong with any of the Indian restaurants in town , but this is our favorite and ambience is by far the best.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I come every year in Charlottesville for the last 4 years for business matter and I would only go to royal Indian for dinner!! Unfortunately tonight it completely disappointed me.... First they change the location, then I used to be welcome by Indian people, who would even only talked Indian...the new place is pretty but the food do not follow... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Food tasted fresh, not salty or too spicy. There were plenty of veg options. Service and ambiance were super. We liked that there were samosas included in the buffet line as that is rare here in some of our Indian restaurants. Definitely will return when back in Charlottesville.

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My husband & I celebrated his birthday one Saturday evening in this lovely restaurant. Now that they have moved out of the shopping center into their own building w its own parking lot not far from Barracks Road shopping center, we enjoyed the new decor with cozy fireplaces throughout. The food is exceptional, too. We started w the vegetable appetizers,... More 

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Toano, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My husband and I were in town during our wedding anniversary, helping to move our daughter from the university and so we all decided to celebrate at the Royal Indian Restaurant one evening. I hadn't experienced dining out on Indian Cuisine in a while and it turned out to be a very good choice given the restaurant we were fortunate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 155 Seminole Court, Charlottesville, VA 22901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 4349732288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?