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Royal Indian Restaurant

155 Seminole Court, Charlottesville, VA 22901
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Ranked #40 of 458 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

last week once again we had an opportunity to have lunch at Royal Indian Restaurant in Charlottesville, which was excellent! they have added more varieties of food ! We felt their excellent hospitality with genuine customer service . these folks are very humble and show their gratitude for our business. Quality of the food has improved a lot since their... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I was very pleased with the variety of food on the menu. They had various dish offerings from various areas of India. I got a coconut vegetable dish and honestly I have to say it was one of the best Indian dishes I think I have ever had. I really look forward to going back there sometime. The service was... More

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Port Louis
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We arrived quite late at about 9pm. The food was OK. For Indian food, we expected more flavour (more herbs and spices) and we found the food to be just OK.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We recently had dinner at the new place of Royal Indian . which was very delightful. I observed that the new place is large, light filled and great ambience for family get together! The food was just delicious and the staff were very friendly and efficient! Royal Indian Restaurant in Charlottesville has improved a lot and doing great!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Happy they've moved to a much more pleasant venue. Once they have their new ABC license, I'm sure their weekends will be busier. Sadly, however, they're still serving the same, very mediocre N.Indian food.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The buffet was delicious, the prices were great and the service was impeccable. There was a good variety of meats, rices, vegetables and dessert dishes to choose from.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Honestly, I could eat Indian food every day and not be bored. So when some friends suggested we try out the new location (5/2014, now on Emmett Street between Barrack's Road and the bypass) of Royal Indian to support their reopening, I did not need convincing. However, knowing the food is pitched on the mild side, I upped my request... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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259 reviews 259 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We came here for supper because several colleagues of my husband's had raved about their food so we had to give it a try. It turned out that they'd only been for the lunch buffet. Sadly I did not learn this until too late. The meal began with stale pappadams followed by greasy samosas. We then had a rather sour... More

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Zanesville, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

his was my first time trying Indian food, so I can't compare to other similar restaurants. We decided to try the buffet so we cold sample many different items. Everything tasted and appeared fresh. Be sure to plate up some sauce to dip into we the naan. It will be at your table when you return from the buffet table.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We ate dinner there Monday night 5/5/2014. The Food was Delicious, very flavorful, Great selection of items for meat eaters or Vegetarians. We can't wait to go back to try even more items on their Menu. It really smelled wonderful just walking in the door. Very friendly waitress.

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