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3 of 5 bubbles Review of Golden India

Golden India
Ranked #275 of 1,436 Restaurants in Memphis
Price range: $20 - $20
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Midtown
Memphis, Tennessee
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

The buffet is just average. Not that many items, but the naan is nice. Just that the owner seems kind of stingy filling the naan basket, even when asked (consistently). It's ok for a quick lunch break, but not for a social gathering.

  • Visited September 2012
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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“More authentic and great flavor!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Their food is more authentic and less Americanized, they have small but decent food bar for lunch and plenty of parking around the back. This is one of my 2 favorite Indian restaurants in Memphis.

Visited October 2012
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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Marvelous Menu”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

This restaurant has been around for sometime. They always have the freshest ingredients. They have a daily buffet and night time menu.

Visited May 2013
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Memphis, Tennessee
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Midtown Indian restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Been several times, always for the buffet. My wife and I both love the many vegetarian options, which is why we like the buffet--can chose all, not just one. An eggplant dish and the saag paneer are our favorites. Several chicken options also, and a salad bar with Indian condiments. All are good. Fresh, hot naan is brought promptly and drink glasses were kept filled. Staff is friendly.

  • Visited January 2013
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Nice Indian food on Madison Ave”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Golden India has consistently good Indian food in the heart of Midtown Memphis.

Pros: Great lunch buffet, without question the best in town if you like flavorful and somewhat spicy Indian food. The service is good with friendly, attentive staff. This restaurant is family run and they always make me feel welcome. Overall it is a good option if you like Indian food and want a change of pace from Memphis BBQ.

Cons: The food can be spicier than most other Indian places. If you do not like spicy food, make sure to be crystal clear about that and order food that is specifically “not spicy at all.” Medium is pretty spicy here. Also, they serve wine and beer but I don’t think they serve enough wine to keep the bottles fresh. I’ve had red wine here that was far past its prime on several occasions.

Overall a great place to eat. This is almost always my recommendation for Indian food in Memphis.

  • Visited November 2012
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