We are huge fans of Indian food but since we moved to western Maryland, good ethnic cuisine has been in relatively short supply, so I was very excited to learn of the existence of this place. I really hoped the food would be great and it didn't disappoint. We've gotten takeout twice and had the buffet twice, and every time it's been delicious. The buffet has more selection than I've ever seen at an Indian buffet, and they bring you fresh hot naan, unlike some places where the naan is sitting there under the lights. Naan needs to be fresh and I'm crazy about their naan, it's a little on the sweet side and very buttery.
The food itself is great, I especially appreciate the variety since I've been trying to eat only local pasture-raised meat (which means I'm essentially vegetarian at restaurants). Last time I had the buffet they had veggie korma, spiced potatoes, chickpea curry, mattar paneer and golden lentils, plus three kinds of chicken, a beef dish and a shrimp & rice dish...and salad, desserts, and those little fritter type things. I'm also quite a fan of their cilantro sauce for dipping the fritters in. When I get takeout I usually get the eggplant curry and sometimes we share palak paneer as well, three takeout dishes easily gives us two complete & very filling dinners. The food feels nourishing and it's also not quite as salty as other Indian restaurants (too much salt is my biggest complaint about Indian restaurants in general). I also appreciate that they don't put hot food in styrofoam containers (which melt into your food, ugggh) when you get takeout.
The staff and service is also great. They've always been very nice, and last time we were there we had a waitress who seemed very motivated in finding out what we'd like to see on the buffet and other ways to improve customer experience. I wish more restaurants were so active in trying to find out what customers want!
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