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9515 N Lamar Blvd Ste 156, Austin, TX 78753-4124
+1 512-997-7923
11:30 - 21:30
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Sugar Land, Texas
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Thali and it costed about 30$ with tip. Definitely not worth the money.. Sambar was not well prepared, Poori was not good.. overall not impressed, was having high expectation..

Thank Shekhar_Houston
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible Rava Masala - couldn't even finish. Not cheap either. A complete waste of money. Better Indian restaurants exist in Austin.

Thank Vinay V
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

My girlfriends and I stumbled onto this gem when we made a field trip to the Indian market next door (don't miss that either). We have been back twice to Swad, and it's rocketed to the top of my Austin Indian Food list. We enjoyed two thalis, some pakora, a dhosa, naan, roti, puri . . . everything was delicious... More 

Thank RoamATW
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been to this restaurant 2 times till now. Food was really great and is moderately priced. Alu Parata is one of my fav items in this restaurant.

Thank Karthik L
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The food is fresh and nice. There is lot of food served for the money. So best to order as you need. My daughter ordered the Hakka noodles and they brought it out after 30 minutes and it was too spicy snd overcooked. The rest of the food was well prepared. They waived off the charge for the noodles at... More 

Thank Jayashree A
Victoria, Texas
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96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

A vegan I'm not. Not even close to a vegetarian either but here I was, trying Indian cuisine that when I perused the menu ( which is quite extensive ), there wasn't a thing on it that I recognized. Not being Indian ( think India ), everything on the menu might as well been written in Arabic. Make a long... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Ordered Vada Pav and it is the worst I have ever had. Too hard , took one bite. We also ordered idli. There was weird smell . Again Just one bite!!!

Thank Truethat123
Austin, Texas
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We are hooked to their chat. Love all the items on their menu. Personal favorites are Sev Puri, Dahi Puri & Ragada Patties. Been there on multiple occasions. The service is quick, prices reasonable. Family friendly, plenty of parking.

Thank Nakstrani
San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

While traveling to Austin recently, a friend and I found Swad Vegetarian Indian cuisine. The area is quite plain, amidst gas stations, and such, but the food was very good. Portions were hefty. Prepare to take home leftovers. I recommend the Pakora varieties, such as the Indian Tofu, served with spicy and sweet sauces. Very good! I also had Indian... More 

Thank bruce k
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

We walked half a mile in the dark from our hotel to reach this restaurant so we were keen to try it. We queued to see the single menu, waited some 10 minutes whilst a party of three in front of us discussed the various merits of the cuisine with the staff. Then were pushed back in the line when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9515 N Lamar Blvd Ste 156, Austin, TX 78753-4124
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-997-7923

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