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Shaan Indian

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3880 Paxton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208
15135333100
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Shaan Indian Cuisine is pleased to present a wide selection of Indian haute...
Shaan Indian Cuisine is pleased to present a wide selection of Indian haute cuisine made from the finest and freshest ingredients. Our menu offers a welcome change from the ordinary that is not only pleasing to the palate, but a healthful alternative as well, owing largely to the use of a variety of vegetables and leaner meats. shaani Indian Cuisine offers delicious North Indian specialties seasoned according to your tastes-wether mild, moderate or hot, a great variety to which we invite you t enjoy. Frequent visits to Shaan Indian Cuisine and sampling different items on the menu will make you a connoisseur of exotic Indian cuisine, especially the Northern Indian food prepared by the people who know. We hope you enjoy your dining experience at Shaan Indian Cuisine will be an enjoyable one! And if you would like beer or wine it's BYOB - we have glasses and a wine bottle opener.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
We really enjoyed our first visit there.

We ate there with our daughter's family for a Mother's Day dinner--our first time but not theirs. We weren't sure what a strip mall restaurant would be like but we were pleasantly surprised. The interior was very nice with many booths and a few large tables. The food was very good with everyone... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Mary J
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Ludlow, Kentucky
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Pembroke, Virginia
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I have eaten here, the food has been good, and this time was no exception. But the ladies working were so rude. I know it was at the end of the lunch buffet, but it was still unacceptable for the staff to be curt. They quickly informed us that the buffet closed in 30 minutes when we arrived... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

My fiancee and I recently moved to the Cincinnati area from Lexington, where we had tried our fair share of Indian restaurants. We both agreed that Shaan Indian Cuisine was one of the best we had either had the pleasure to try. We were seated by the polite hostess right away upon arriving at Shaan, and she brought us our... More 

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Thank Matt B
Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We went to This restaurant tonight for dinner one of there staff was so rude did not even bother to come to take our additional order on table took order when he was on other table with rude attitude we ordered chicken ginger and Mix veg they i doubt what they have ever had eaten mix veg in India selling... More 

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Fort Wright, Kentucky
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time here and from the reviews, I was expecting great food and service. I got neither. The food was average and lacking in flavor and spice. The service was down right horrible. I had to wait 20 minutes for them to get me something to drink. I will not be back and I would not recommend... More 

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3 Thank Katie B
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We ordered carry out and it was ready when I walked in- and still quite hot when I got home! We had the lamb korma and the lamb with mushrooms. Both came with rice. The portions are generous to say the least and the prices were good. The meals were soooooo good! The people who work there are very friendly... More 

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Ludlow, Kentucky
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We ate there with our daughter's family for a Mother's Day dinner--our first time but not theirs. We weren't sure what a strip mall restaurant would be like but we were pleasantly surprised. The interior was very nice with many booths and a few large tables. The food was very good with everyone liking their dinners and the server/manager was... More 

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Thank Mary J
Cincinnati, Ohio
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stopped in for the lunch buffet on a Satuday. We were immediately greeted and the staff was very attentive and friendly. They had a good variety of options. The only thing I missed was some paneer. The desserts were very delicious. We will eat there again.

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Thank Btysee
Cincinnati
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Hands down the best Indian food available in Cincinnati! The service is unmatched and the family who runs this place is the most welcoming bunch I've ever met. Their portions are generous and very affordable and you can BYOB! We will continue to support Shaans and recommend it to family and friends. Please go and be charmed 😊

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Thank EmilyBoy
Cincinnati, Ohio
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154 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great price, great food (not a huge selection but everything is good), lovely owner & staff, frequent buyer cards - never disappoints!

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Thank Penny P
Cincinnati, Ohio
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104 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The food and service were top notch. The service seems to be going downhill a little bit, but we still love going. The sauces are a little watery compared to other Indian restaurants--wish it was a little more thicker. Other than that, everything is great. Their buffet is everyday and has a great selection. I recommend this place on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3880 Paxton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Oakley
  • Neighborhood: Oakley
  • Phone Number: 15135333100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 20
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Shaan Indian Cuisine is pleased to present a wide selection of Indian haute cuisine made from the finest and freshest ingredients. Our menu offers a welcome change from the ordinary that is not only pleasing to the palate, but a healthful alternative as well, owing largely to the use of a variety of vegetables and leaner meats. shaani Indian Cuisine offers delicious North Indian specialties seasoned according to your tastes-wether mild, moderate or hot, a great variety to which we invite you t enjoy. Frequent visits to Shaan Indian Cuisine and sampling different items on the menu will make you a connoisseur of exotic Indian cuisine, especially the Northern Indian food prepared by the people who know. We hope you enjoy your dining experience at Shaan Indian Cuisine will be an enjoyable one! And if you would like beer or wine it's BYOB - we have glasses and a wine bottle opener.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?