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1620 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516-6231
+1 630-964-1720
10:30 - 22:00
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Indian taste. Tandoori platters are amazing. Buffet and banquets are equally good. An indian jewel in the suburbs.

1 Thank Sam3069
Naperville, Illinois
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

excellent buffet with lots of choices. Food had good spicy flavor without being over powering. Service is great with them grabbing your plate while you are still chewing. Empty plates on table are gone instantly.

1 Thank cleve608
Downers Grove, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place has good Indian food. Only place around really. We like to go their for the lunch buffet. That way you can try a bunch of different dishes and find one that you like, rather than getting stuck with something that you can't eat. The tandoori chicken and the bread is very good. We usually go about once a... More 

1 Thank Scott R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Buffet with wide selection of dishes. Take your time "Try it all" guarantee you'll find a reason you must return for.

2 Thank Jimmi Millsap squirrels
Boise, Idaho
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We found this place with a search for nearby Indian restaurants and this was a great find. the staff was very friendly, attentive and accommodating. We had the buffet and the vegetarian dishes were outstanding. The butter chicken was even better. My wife elected to pass on desert and it was her loss. I had an assortment but the mango... More 

2 Thank Gov1949
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have visited Shikara many times in the past and both the food and service are usually excellent. Unfortunately, we experienced very disappointing service on our Wednesday night visit this week, despite the restaurant not being busier than usual. We had to wait quite a while to place our order, and in the end our entrées came before the appetizer.... More 

Thank David G
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205 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

W were a group of of 8 and were seated withg. The food was good but the service can improveout much waitin

Thank PB K
Chicago Area
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We've eaten here several times, once or twice on a promo coupon and lately just paying full price. Of the dozen or so Indian restaurants we've eaten at this one has the best food. Prices are not cheap and servings are not huge, but we don't consider that a negative. Also the atmosphere is not very romantic. The restaurant area... More 

1 Thank Peter-DG
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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156 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We had dinner here and the place was almost empty. Not sure why but everything is very dark and from the outside you double check to see if it's really open or not. Why not add some light? Anyway; the food we ordered was very good. Alloo Tikki with chan was delicious, naan bread and chicken biryani tasted great. I... More 

Thank Moisandor
Romeoville, Illinois
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223 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Stopped in on a weekday and had the lunch buffet. Buffet was hot, full and very flavorful. They also will bring you freshly grilled Naan bread after you start your meal. The restaurant is really well decorated, the ambience is great listening to Arabian/Indian music while dining was enjoyable as well. All for $12.

2 Thank Geo89_12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1620 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516-6231
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-964-1720

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