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310 East Main Street Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 984-9944
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
you might miss it if you aren't looking for it

We were looking for an Indian restaurant during a Charlottesville visit and all of the ones on the street level of the downtown mall area that we could see were closed on a Monday night. We were making another loop of the mall to see what was available to eat and just about missed this place. It is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2014
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Denver, North Carolina
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Pennsilvania
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197 reviews 197 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has a small sign on the front. I found it walking towards the visitor center on the right side of the mall. It is in the lower level, as soon as you enter take the steps to go to the lower level. I ordered the lamb with spinach and I liked it. Service was good. When I went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Everything on the menu is customisable for your preferred level of spice. The service is warm and speedy. I would love to eat here again and again!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Oh, had I known that Taste of India would have such a sumptuous buffet, I would have come with a heartier appetite. But I only had room for some samosas and sampling my friend's Navrattan Korma. So good!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Five friends and I descended on Taste of India for dinner. Two of them were Indian so one would expect that we would be served well. Wrong. Service: poor. Decor: cheap basement. Food: mediocre. Lamb saag--lamb was tough, other things average. Naan did not arrive until late in the meal. No chutney or mango/lime pickles. No raita. I will never... More 

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Denver, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were looking for an Indian restaurant during a Charlottesville visit and all of the ones on the street level of the downtown mall area that we could see were closed on a Monday night. We were making another loop of the mall to see what was available to eat and just about missed this place. It is down a... More 

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Charlottesville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

I love grabbing lunch here. Classic menu items, served promptly. The waitstaff exudes hospitality, and the atmosphere over-delivers for the price. They nail the little things, for instance, beer is served in a nice-cold frozen mug.

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Excellent food. Lamb and chicken dishes were excellent and plentiful. Service was superb. We will be going back.

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Our family (two adults and two kids) headed over to the downtown mall area for dinner after a long day at Monticello. We walked up and down the mall area trying to find a place to eat. Most of the restaurants either seemed way to pricey, had a bar ambiance, or were not to our liking (not in the mood... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Stopped in on a very frigid Saturday in February. There was an inexpensive buffet laid out, which made me a bit weary, but on inspection it all seemed very fresh and looked delicious. I couldn't back out. The food was excellent, and we know our way around some indian dishes. I am not sure how they can lay out such... More 

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Barboursville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Last Saturday, my wife and I decided to try Taste of India on The Downtown Mall. It was hard to imagine what we would find given the blue plate restaurant formerly located in this basement space. We were completely, and pleasantly, surprised by the transformation! As another reviewer noted, it does have low ceilings,but during our dinner, it was quiet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 310 East Main Street Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: (434) 984-9944

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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