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1704 Eastland Dr Ste 10, Bloomington, IL 61704-7724
+1 309-663-0885
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rockton, Illinois
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

On arrival, we were promptly seated. The Waiters were friendly and attentive! We asked for a Keema and Sesame Naan, both of which were tasty. It was the first time I had seen Naan bread done that way - a thinner dough that was almost pizza like! We requested these arrive as a Starter with the chutney tray! Both Naans... More 

Thank Sean M
Bloomington, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

I have been to this restaurant many times. It is one of my favorites in Bloomington IL. I like the menu and have never had any dish that has not been excellent. The buffet part of the restaurant is a step below ordering off the menu. Love the cherry naan, the many vegetarian and chicken dishes such as chicken mahkni... More 

1 Thank Joann G
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218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

Puran offers standard fare, but with an extensive menu of additional items. Our touchstones tend to be chicken saag and chicken tikka masala, and Puran did a very good job with both. The wine we ordered was unavailable, but our server offered to subsitute another (higher priced) bottle for the same price. That showed some class, and doesn't often happen.

Thank MichiganBanjoMan
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Their lassi and naan is fantastic. My favorite dish is the chicken rogan josh. The food is always delicious. The service is a bit slow but not unfriendly. Try the cherry naan; it makes a great dessert.

Thank jz702
Bloomington, Illinois
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

I went for the lunch buffet and it was my first time going to an Indian buffet. Puran had a good selection of dishes to try and they ranged in spicy-ness. It has a ton of space and would be great for a large party. The waiter was very polite and filled our glasses continuously. Overall, I'd recommend Puran!

Thank KTLew13
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Generous portions of delicious food at reasonable prices. Highly recommend the Garlic Naan, Tandoori Chicken, and Chicken Vindaloo. Good descriptions of dishes on the menu if you are it familiar with Indian food.

Thank cheesehead44
Bloomington, Illinois
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

My wife and I have visited Puran on a number of occasions and have gotten takeout from there about as many times. The food is always good, and the staff is cordial. One of the reasons we like this place, in addition to what I've mentioned,is that there menu is pretty diverse and includes understandable descriptions of what is in... More 

1 Thank jrw0805
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

The place doesn't look look like a typical Indian restaurant. But the food is great. Cost for what you get is good and the food tastes great.

Thank Omerk1
Bloomington, Illinois
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

There may be better atmosphere at other Indian restaurants, but the food here tops the others. Go there for the buffet to find out what you want. There's a separate room and entrance (on the right) for that. But the dinners are great too. They do carry-out, and it's been a nice go-to for us besides pizza and Chinese.

Thank Englishprof88
Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

When I asked about Indian food in Bloomington, this restaurant was the one most recommended. The food was tasty, not at all oily, and reasonably priced. I had the mixed vegetables dish and yellow dal and enjoyed both. The vegetarian section of the menu must have 20 entrees, about 6 to 8 of which are vegan (no paneer or cream),... More 

Thank VeganTrotter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1704 Eastland Dr Ste 10, Bloomington, IL 61704-7724
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-663-0885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?