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Star of India

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128 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701-2728
+1 740-594-5269
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Indiana
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I agree with previous reviewers---this is the first Indian buffet that I have eaten at that I would not return to. Dishes that were available were decent - a potato curry, and some stewed cabbage. Rice had some kernels that weren't fully cooked. Naan was good.

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Thank gdspaulding
indiana
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127 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Yes, the buffet is a little lacking on the diversity. But the offerings are good enough for me to get seconds... I have, and will return each time I visit my Alma Matter.

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Thank spidrman
Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We decided to stop by this restaurant on our way to Columbus. The owner let us dine in even if it was almost closing time. We ordered Saag Paneer and Chicken Vindaloo. Both dishes were excellent. The saag paneer reminded me of the saag we used to eat back in India. The best part of the meal was the Breads:... More 

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Thank Vinayak S
Lexington, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Nice place for dinner if you want to avoid the bars. Food was good as was the service. My friend is vegetarian and there was a nice selection of items to choose from. We ordered a variety of dishes and enjoyed all of it.

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Thank Lextraveler2661
Highland, California
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We went for lunch and tried the buffet. Rating it average is being generous. Today's choices were limited and only 2 pieces of tandoori chicken.The next time we will order off the menu.

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Thank jim w
Amesville, Ohio
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Great food, actually some of the best Indian food I have had. And the service is always friendly and prompt. You cannot go wrong with anything on the menu.

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Thank OldManDoc
Athens, Ohio
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

I eat here about twice a month, always in the evenings I also regularly call for takeout. I enjoy all the food on the menu and have been able to get things not on the menu when I ask for them. They always treat me like an old friend. They're happy to provide wine glasses when I bring my own... More 

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Thank colbyite
Deep River, Connecticut
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135 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

We were in town for parents' weekend at OU, so the waits everywhere were long. I had a hunch Star of India wouldn't be busy, because it's about 1/4-mile away from downtown. We decided to walk there and check it out for dinner on Saturday night. The walk really wasn't bad - down a hill and you're there. There were... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at Star of India many times. It is a family run restaurant with very good food and service, prices are reasonable. For a small college town like Athens, we are fortunate to have high quality Indian food. Fine ethnic food can be found in a small town.

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Thank Steve S
Albany, Ohio
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

I tried the lunch buffet to get an idea of what their dishes are like, Northern or Southern Indian cuisine, or a mix of the two. The offerings were relatively sparse and what was available was fair at best for flavor, hot or cold dishes. This is the first Indian restaurant I've dined at where I can honestly say I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701-2728
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-594-5269

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?