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UTSAV Indian Cuisine

575 Talcottville Rd, Vernon, CT 06066-2391
+1 860-871-8714
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
575 Talcottville Rd, Vernon, CT 06066-2391
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used to frequent this place when we lived in CT. When we visited CT again, the first night we went straight from a hotel in Farmington, 30 minutes drive to Vernon to eat here. I always found it hard to order an entree besides...More

Thank Kparfl
Reviewed February 26, 2018

from the welcoming service and warm atmosphere that you rceive when you walk in the door of Ustav, it just gets better. Start with a cocktail they are all well made or order a kingfisher beer, goes well with everything,...we love the Lasun ki Gobi...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

For appetizers we ordered both the lamb and vegetable samosas. These abundantly filled, tender pastries where beyond delicious. Entrees included lamb Rogan Josh, tandoori chicken, lamb biryani. All the dishes exceeded our expectations. Tandoori chicken was moist, unlike most restaurants serve. However, The standout dish...More

Thank Renee V
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

I have visited recently on weekday and really horrible taste of food. Service, I can say okay. We don’t have anything to have from buffet and 12.5$. Really no value for price.

Thank srivishnuvardhan
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Went to the weekend buffet for the first time (have done the weekday one a few times). It was very good though some dishes a bit spicy for me but then I'm a wimp! Service is very attentive without being intrusive and waiters all very...More

Thank joanna w
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

This tiny Indian restaurant has the most authentic, delicious Indian food I have ever eaten in the USA. Snuggled into an inconspicuous strip mall somewhere in Connecticut, owner Joe and his staff provide a culinary experience worthy of NYC. Even the NY TIMES thinks so,...More

Thank wendoes
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Very simple presentation in a strip mall in the small Connecticut town. Absolutely superb cuisine, friendly and expert service. The value is very high and overall it is an exceptionally pleasant dining experience. Highly recommended.

Thank coyotebanjo
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Don't let the strip mall location fool you... inside this place is a gem. They've been in this location for some years and whenever we visit we love to go there. Over the span of 3 or so years we've always received a warm welcome...More

Thank _jad_44la
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

My husband took me twice before to Utsav. Once totally randomly, looking for Indian testaurants on our GPS after flying into Bradley Airport. We LOVED the food, the service! Recently my sister visited from NYC. Rather than spend the weekend cooking, we drove to Utsav....More

Thank F00dHunters
Reviewed December 2, 2017

First time trying this restaurant and it won't be the last - such delicious, authentic dishes from different parts of India, and high quality food and service! Hubby had the madras and I had the khorma - both with medium heat - paired with naan...More

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Jeanne A
September 30, 2016|
Response from Nido4 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the Wethersfield location, but in Vernon the buffet is only at lunchtime. You would order from the dinner menu at dinnertime.
December 23, 2015|
Response from Cadahat | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Talcottville Rd, Vernon, CT 06066-2391
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 860-871-8714
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