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Swagath Indian Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
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1060 Trowbridge Rd, Suite 3, East Lansing, MI 48823
+1 517-336-0700
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Wed 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Lansing, Michigan
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

The lunch buffet here is amazing. The food is always delicious and hot and hard to beat. Lots of vegetarian options, too!

Thank amyadamy
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

I came for the weekday lunch buffet and was hoping for an outstanding meal. Unfortunately it was just OK. The buffet had a pretty large range of foods and it was kept stocked. But the food wasn't particularly warm and could have been a lot spicier for my taste. The fried okra and chicken korma were the best of the... More 

Thank Myroonster
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff! Food was really good and inexpensive. I would definitely come back here sometime! Glad I came.

Thank Kristopher H
Edina, Minnesota
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We came here for lunch buffet after hearing so many positive reviews with higher expectations. But disappointed with selection of items for buffet and cooking style of dishes (a few north Indian cuisines were cooked in south Indian style thereby losing the authenticity of those cuisines). Apart from that, i loved everything like service, taste of food and ambiance. Puri... More 

Thank lavanya d
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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163 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Good selection of food on the buffet. I wasn't truly impressed since most items were just average. The waitstaff was extremely attentive and we got seated right away. The inside was a little run down and could use a through cleaning. My wife said that the bathroom was on the dirty side. The men's bathroom was OK for me.

Thank Kalpers
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173 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

When you read the reviews, you need to consider where people come from. I'm an East Coast transplant. Native Michiganders have not experienced NYC and Boston Indian cuisine. If you have, this place is definitely fine, not great. The veggie dishes were far superior to the meat dishes (at the lunch buffet). No appetizer-like foods (poppodams, samosas) are on the... More 

Thank Jpeacott
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I moved the Lansing about a year and a half ago and this place has been my weekly go to. Swagath has never failed to satisfy my Indian craving. The food is always so delicious! Would definitely recommend to my friends and family!

Thank Bansari91
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This is only indian restaurent we visit in lansing. It's the starters that makes us visit them again and again. Biryani is nice here, like the spice level they maintain here. I bring my cousins or guests at my home here if we plan to eat outside.

Thank Jayakrishna T
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

This place is the real deal. The food tastes very authentic and the staff is always very friendly! The lunch buffet is the best time to to try everything!

Thank Kaitlyn C
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Indian food is my favorite food. Swagath definitely has its merits but it's not the best place for this type of cuisine. The reason I do go back is because of the staff. Everyone there is always very friendly. They turn up the spice level when asked which is more to say than many other Indian places. Great place to... More 

Thank OneLegWanderlust

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1060 Trowbridge Rd, Suite 3, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-336-0700
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?