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Shalimar Indian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
East Louisville
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1820 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1644 (Bunsen Way)
+1 502-493-8899
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dunlap, Tennessee
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here with a large group for my niece's birthday. The service was great! I had chicken tikka and it was good, and the garlic naan was fantastic with tomato chutney.

Thank JenniferS65422
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice place,friendly staff, tasty food, clean dinning area, good way to treat guest, nice location, my daughter like to eat at this place

Thank kapadiavnk
Memphis, Tennessee
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73 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We visited on labor day for early dinner and order paneer pakoda, goat biryani, prawn masala, rice & non veg sampler. the paneer was hard and chewy, the kids really wanted to eat it but then threw it away. The biryani masala was half cooked, seemed like they just put the readymade biryani masala in it, mixed it and served.... More 

Thank srgl0betr0tter
Cape Coral, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine loves this place so I decided to go with her. Loved it. I had a spicy. chicken dish yum. Or service was excellent.

Thank cgiralico
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We really enjoyed the flavors of the food and it arrived quicker than anticipated to our hotel. My only complaint is in the price for what we ordered. I assumed we would've received more, but what we did get was great! My husband had the goat vindaloo and I enjoyed chicken korma.

Thank Morgan N
United States
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206 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We bought a groupon and tried this restaurant. I am on a mission to find the best Indian restaurant in Louisville. So far, Bombay Grill wins hands down. Atmosphere clean and nice. Service was slow and sluggish from the start on a Sunday evening in an uncrowded restaurant. Four wait staff were more interested in conversing with one another than... More 

Thank Filipendulous
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99 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Ha become my go to place when visiting Louisville. The buffet is plentiful and the food is very flavorful. The spices are spot on. The wait staff is quietly efficient. You want go wrong here.

Thank Stellaxo
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196 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

It is possible I do not like Indian food of any kind. This was my third try at eating traditional Indian dishes, but I don't care for any of them. It's strange because I like chicken, mutton (lamb); and pretty much every food I tried. I just don't like it prepared Indian style, using their customary spices. I really didn't... More 

Thank Coff33
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

I have been to many Indian restaurants in Louisville and this is one of the BEST. The atmosphere is very nice and the service is excellent. My wife and I had a coupon to try out this establishment and we were quite pleased. We ordered vegetable samosa for appetizer which was very good. My wife had chicken tikka and I... More 

Thank Michael B
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Had the buffet lunch at this restaurant along with family and thoroughly enjoyed it. There is a good mix of vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes and good naan as well. The raita was good also as were the desserts. Would definitely recommend this place as worth the visit.

Thank GlobL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1644
    (Bunsen Way)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighborhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-493-8899
Growing up in an immigrant Indian family, we understood that America is the land of opportunity, where dreams come true. We're grateful to all the guests who have given us the opportunity to share our vision. Some restaurants are ideal for special occasions. Indeed we hope many of you, our guests, will celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and other memorable events with us. But, at Shalimar we strive to make every lunch and dinner a special occasion for every guest. When we open the doors to the restaurant for lunch, dinner or catering, it's as if we're opening the doors to our own homes and inviting guests to enjoy extraordinary food paired with a rich Indian lager beer or a glass of wine from our extensive wine list. Our menu features the finest Northern Indian entrees and our specialty Tandoori (Clay Oven) dishes. Shalimar is elegant, relaxed, and affordable, inviting guests to enjoy the hospitality that reflects our Indian heritage.

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