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Kanak India Restaurant

10040 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-5322
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Ranked #143 of 1,725 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet
Description: Step into Kanak India Restaurant for an authentic Indian cuisine. Your senses will fill with aromatic herbs and spices perfectly blended with vegetables and/or meat to give you a true taste of India right in your neighborhood.
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been loyal customers for several years, visiting the daily buffet once a week and dinner or take out 2-3 times a month. We have never had a bad experience or a dish that wasn't really great. We have traveled around and have eaten at many other Indian restaurants, and we find Kanak to be our favorite by a... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

First time to an East Indian restaurant in the U.S., I was a little apprehensive. The Kanak quickly put that to rest. Clean, modern restaurant with linen tablecloths, sparkling glasses ready for water and a warm, friendly waiter greeted our group. The waiter had suggestions for those of us wanting to try something new....and we weren't disappointed! Quick service and... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Our family likes to go to Kanak since the food is good and there is never a wait. We always order the palak paneer and garlic naan. Very good and flavorful. The service is fine. The waiting staff isn't overly friendly, but by no means are they rude. The food is what makes us come back.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I ate at Ambar in Clifton years ago, but parking was such a hassle. Kanak is so convenient for us Northeast-siders. Food is excellent. I would suggest the chicken saag, but frankly have never been disappointed with other choices. Also love their onion nan, special tea, and mango lassi. Although I have high grades for the food, staff continues to... More

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Maineville, Ohio, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Hands down, my best buffet experience was at Kanak. I went there for an early lunch around 11AM. Everything I tasted was fresh, delicious, & hot in temperature. The number of different dishes at the buffet was also pleasantly surprising.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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114 reviews 114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My wife and I enjoy Indian Food. We lead busy lives and frequently rely on "take-out" rather than cook. For us, Indian food is a favorite. We started with Ambar in Clifton. When Baba opened in Oakley, closer to our home, we went there. More recently, we frequent Kanak, located in Montgomery, which is on the way home from work.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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64 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The food here is always solid, but sometimes the staff (I think) can be a bit bristly. One time I went in after having spent half the day moving, and was just wearing a t-shirt and shorts, and the greeter basically said to me, "Can I help you?" as if I was lost and was coming in to ask him... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

We have been twice to this restaurant and really enjoyed the food! Would recommend this restaurant to all lovers of Indian food.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Plenty of good indian food places at our disposal in the area. Kanak happens to be one we frequent since we find it a little better than some of the other. Not mind blowing great, but very good food. Establishment is well run , but service can be a bit "stiff". We're there for the food, and never disappointed. Rarely... More

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Orlando, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I found the Kanak India through tripadvisor while researching our trip to Cincinnati. I'm glad I did my homework. The Kanak India was great. Service was excellent. We were greeted by the owner and he was so happy to know how we found his place. The food was delicious. We were five eating that night and we all ordered different... More

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