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7500 University Ave Ste A, West Des Moines, IA 50325-1256
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
Jan 17, 2017
“Want to love ”
Sep 26, 2016
“Serious food safety concerns”
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
7500 University Ave Ste A, West Des Moines, IA 50325-1256
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

God I want to love this place !! The host is the best, most accommodating guy in town. And the flavors of some curries are delicious. But, the texture of the chicken, it's so unpleasant. And the saag paneer is water, super disappointing. I haven't...More

Thank pink12roses
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

1. There were half a dozen flies around our table. 2. The food on the buffet line was tepid. The kheer was at room temperature. 3. Really high fat cuisine was offered; not much that was not fried or not cooked in cream / yogurt.

Thank R_bison
Reviewed April 20, 2016

This restaurant buffet is great love it! Staff is super friendly. Clean and awesome - highly recommend!

Thank BusinessIA
Reviewed July 28, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious lunch buffet today at Namaste Indian Restaurant. There was a good selection and the server brought us fresh naan to enjoy with our food. I would recommend the chickpeas and chicken curry. Only a few dishes were spicy....More

Thank Julie N
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

I was there with two of my friends, note that these friends of mine are regular at this place. We ordered appetizer and dinner. Our appetizer didn't come for an hour, and the dinner took another an hour and a half. People who came after...More

Thank regmsuj
Reviewed February 17, 2014

No frills, simple restaurant gets high marks for Indian cuisine, Goat, chicken, vegetable curries along with others were absolutely delicious served with offerings of coconut and white rice. Naans were done to perfection as was the rice pudding, one of the best we tasted! The...More

Thank Travelleramundo
Reviewed February 1, 2014

This was our first trial at an Indian restaurant in Des Moines, after having had Indian food in Detroit, Chicago and San Francisco. The food is very delicious! We were a big group, and ordered multiple dishes and shared. Everything was spot on. Our server...More

Thank HAO91411
Reviewed July 28, 2013

We go for the lunch buffet regularly. They always have different dishes to try but continue to have a few of the main items we can rely on. The chef uses just the right amount of spice too. But if it gets too spicy order...More

Thank Jeri B
Reviewed June 12, 2013

Neighborhood restaurant with funky décor for casual dining, no date night ambiance. Service was good as was the naan, rice and vegetable. However in a restaurant I haven’t been to before I usually always order the benchmark Indian – chicken tikka masala. Sauce was O.K....More

Thank lotr10
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Cindy and I ate there for dinner. I truly wish we had been able to go there for the lunch buffet, but that will have to wait for next time. I had the tandoori shrimp, and they were absolutely amazing. Delicious flavor, and properly prepared!!...More

Thank Charlie_from_Omaha
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7500 University Ave Ste A, West Des Moines, IA 50325-1256
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
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