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Taste of India

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$$ - $$$
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810 E Gregory St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4144 (Cervantes street and Perry Street)
+1 850-439-3005
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17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was so excited to find an Indian restaurant near my hotel on my trip to Pensacola, since my husband only likes Indian cuisine. Food was OK but the experience was ruined by the people managing this place. I went here twice. First time was for dinner, I asked for a couple of bowls, our server brought us the wrong... More 

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Thank Ruchira T
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Ruchira, while it's upsetting to read this as a reflection of your experience with us, there are a couple of discrepancies that have drawn our attention. To begin with, our philosophy at Taste of India is that the guests are always our first priority. That said, we have no male managers at our restaurant, so we're confused as to which... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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88 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The food is yummy and the non-veg options in the buffet are varied, however they were not being replenished quickly enough, even though when we went there wasn't much of a crowd. Naan was hidden somewhere & difficult to find. The price at 14.99/adlt & 6.99 kid abv 2 seemed a bit too much.

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Thank srgl0betr0tter
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

This is great feedback to keep in mind, especially since our lunch buffet is our more popular choice. We want to give you the excellent recipes you love while making sure that every menu item is readily available. We're excited to welcome you back in and show you the true Taste of India experience, and until then, we wish you... More 

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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit and we will definitely be going back. Our food was suggested by the owner (we think), and she could not have picked out two better entrees for newcomers. My husband had the Goat Bhoona and I had the Malai Kebab. Excellent choices! The goat was spicy (he ordered "medium" heat) and the kebab was very... More 

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Thank Pamela V
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

We love knowing that you got this impression on your first visit, Pamela! It's our favorite thing to do to suggest our preferred dishes, and we're delighted to know that they were exactly what you were craving. Thank you for taking a moment to show your support -- we can't wait to welcome you back in again soon. Sincerely, Team... More 

Orange Beach, Alabama
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The tandoori was soft, mushy and flavorless and the rice portions were small. But there was redemption in the tika masala, which was flavorful and spiced perfectly. The buffet is tiny by any standard. There are few options for Indian food in Pensacola but I wouldn't repeat this experience.

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Thank Truman S
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Truman, this is incredibly disappointing to read. As a restaurant that prides itself on our authentic Indian recipes, we want to make sure that every dish lives up to our standards. That said, we wish we had the chance to discuss this during your time of visit, and we do hope we'll be able to share another side of our... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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92 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We visited Pensacola from Atlanta, we had lunch buffet in taste of india. Food was average, not much options and not so tasty.

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Thank PrapullaChandra
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

We hate to read that our dishes didn't live up to their usual flavorful reputation. It's our goal to give you plenty of options to choose from, and from that, we want to ensure that you get the true Indian food that you're after. While this is surprising to read, we do understand that everyone has their own preferences, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing and so is the owner The food is so good it has become almost a mean game to take pix and send them to other friends who aren't able to go

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Thank Matthew S
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Hey Matthew -- thank you for those five stars! We love that you've gotten the full-blown experience from the food to meeting our team. We're hoping to change the game into inviting those same friends in, but in any case, we can't wait to welcome you back in! Sincerely, Team TOI More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I love to go for the lunch buffet. Neither of us typically like buffets but we always enjoy it here. The food is always fresh and hot! Very clean restaurant and super friendly staff!

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Thank Becky R
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Becky, knowing that our buffet stands out among the rest is a pretty huge compliment -- thank you! We love sharing a variety of lunch options, especially when our guests are in the middle of their busy workdays. Hopefully we'll be seeing you again soon, but in the meantime, take care! Until next time, Team TOI More 

Greendale, Wisconsin
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We had lunch here becasue it was close the the office. The buffet is limited and while not bad, I had had much better Indian food. The goat was the best thing on the buffet and it was quite good. I would have liked to see a curry offering other than just shrimp curry

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Thank burghughes
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Hey there! It's pretty cool knowing that we're a lunch option so close to your office, but it is disappointing to know that our buffet didn't stand out like it should. We do offer a variety of options from the buffet, but at the same time, we have many more dishes that you can order from the menu. If there's... More 

Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came with our 6 month old baby for dinner. The staff was so accommodating and friendly! The food is great and the restaurant is adorable and clean.

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Thank Amber P
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Amber, thank you for choosing us for a family night out! We love giving everyone a dish they crave, and it's important for us to always provide that friendly, family atmosphere that we're known for. Hopefully we'll be welcoming you back in again soon, but regardless, take care! Sincerely, Team TOI More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Took my girlfriend to Taste of India in Pensacola and had a great time! The younger gentleman, (I'm assuming) possibly son of the owners was so welcoming and explained everything to us. Because it was my girlfriend's first time eating Indian food they brought us an appetizer, on the house! We ordered lamb korma, chicken tikka masala, garlic naan, and... More 

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Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

It was a joy to welcome you and your girlfriend in for a meal with us! We love when people are new to Indian food, so it's rewarding to hear that we could provide your girlfriend to a great introduction to the cuisine. You guys definitely ordered well -- and love that you topped off the meal with mango lassi.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 E Gregory St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4144
    (Cervantes street and Perry Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-439-3005
Description
India, the land of the enchanted, with its varied cultural practices, is tied together by the invisible commonality of its exotic cuisine. It is celebrated for the variety of its dishes based on the artful combination of spices developed over many centuries. Let us thus embark on a culinary journey through the rich traditions and delicate flavors that symbolize the sub-continent.
We at THE TASTE OF INDIA offer a richly-varied menu of high quality ingredients, wholesome curries and house toasted spices and spice mixes. All of our food is freshly-prepared on the premises with a lot of attention to detail. It is our hope that you leave us satisfied and with a desire that keeps you coming back.

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