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The Great Indian Restaurant

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4400 Avenue of the Cities, Moline, IL 61265-4548
+1 563-505-5148
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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282 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here with colleagues. The lunch consist of a buffet with approximately 12 dishes. The food was just OK, typical buffet fare. The interior and exterior were a bit shabby. The staff was very friendly and the prices reasonable.

Thank Dan L
Davenport, Iowa
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2015

You always can tell when you see the people of their culture enjoying the feasts of a restaurant. This one is one of those gems. It was a Sunday, which was brunch style. At least 4 types of curry, naan, salad, 2 types of rice, chicken, 2 types of dessert. In particular one dessert. A fried donut hole doused in... More 

Thank JAXi28
Greenbelt, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had dinner here. There were lots of choices on the menu. The service was nice. The two dishes we got: peas with mushrooms and chana masala, were okay. The naan was good. I would go back to try their other dishes.

Thank Winditan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2014

It is really not a GREAT restuarant as the name says. I am a regular customer to the restaurant. They literally charge you for EVERYTHING. The young man at the counter also charges for cracking a smile at the customers. He really needs to learn some respect and treat the customers well. They are not running a charity. We pay... More 

2 Thank gopiindian86
Rincon, Georgia
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68 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

Didnt see a single person I know. None of the dishes were seasoned right. I have been here weekly for years. Guess ill be eating in da enport from now on.

5 Thank laurelgardens
Saint Charles, Illinois
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156 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

We have been missing this place! The Great Indian Restaurant is our fav place to dine in the QC. Not only is the food excellent, but the table service is always great as well. Whether you know this cuisine or not, you can find your way around the menu because it's grouped into sections and there are good descriptions, plus... More 

3 Thank hdbangr11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

The service was fast and our water was kept full. We had a lamb appetizer that was wonderful, my partner had goat and loved it food and friendliness was A+

3 Thank Taurus5780
Davenport, Iowa
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

I've tried a number of Indian places in the US and abroad and this one measures up. I had the lamb vindaloo and asked for it hot. I asked for more heat and they gladly obliged. I would have liked I hotter, but the flavor was good and they are cautious. While eating I noticed that most of the patrons... More 

1 Thank mobhistory
Fort Worth, Texas
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61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

Very Good Indian in Moline. Great meat Samosas. Muligatawny soup is excellent. All main dishes made to order to your spice level. Place is a little run down but the food makes up for lack of atmosphere! Enjoy!

Thank ispvp2
chicago, il
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

This is the best Indian restaurant in Quad Cities. The food is good and spicy. I liked it. The service is really slow. The food is worth the wait. I would recommend this restaurant, if someone wants to try authentic Indian food.

Thank Luv T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4400 Avenue of the Cities, Moline, IL 61265-4548
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Moline
  • Phone Number: +1 563-505-5148

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?