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Darbar India Grill

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1221 W Lake St, St 106, Minneapolis, MN 55408-3397
+1 612-822-3300
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Too often I find Indian restaurants only focus on norther indian cuisine and forget some of the great dishes from the south such as Dosas and Idli. They also have a few dishes from Mumbai including the tasty street food known as Pani Puri. The place is nothing special when it comes to decor...however, the quality, variety and overall taste... More 

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Minneapolis, Mn
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic ethnic food is hard to find in the vast foodie wasteland we call "South of the River", so I am overjoyed to have this place in Apple Valley. The 7-day-a-week lunch buffet is a fantastic bargain at $10, and a great way for newbies to try Indian food. I have enjoyed all the food there so far, but the... More 

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Cape Coral
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were invited by some friends that were meeting here for dinner, so we accepted. First time at an Indian restaurant and the menu is very large. Other than explaining that you can pick your spice level the server was not helpful. The one question I asked was if the chicken was all white meat which the server said yes... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have eaten here a number of times, and it is very good. The waiter asks how spicy you want your order, which is great. Three of us got different orders for lunch, and they are served so they can be shared. Even lunch portions are so large I took half home. Very tasty, and very reasonably priced. They seem... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I enjoyed my experience at Darbar Indian Grill. Parking in rear of Darbar which was a huge plus. Loved the staff, very attentive. We pretty much had the place to ourselves on a cold week night in December. I would recommend based on atmosphere and service as it's a great place for a date night or to meet friends. The... More 

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Conifer, Colorado
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were working into the evening and needed a take away meal. We were joyed with the food from Darbar. If you like Indian food, this is a great choice!

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Plano, Texas
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201 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were visiting a family member and this is a fave. Nice setting. Quiet and right in the middle of Uptown. Large menu. Service became a question early on. Our server, who I think was a manager or owner, had no idea what a Vodka Martini was. Hubby explained it in detail a few times and, after a good wait,... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Yas! Their buffet was so good and filling! I was very refreshed after that visit. The owner waited on us and he treated us very well and always made us feel welcomed! The food was very authentic and I will be returning in the future!

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this little gem, such a good buffet and for 9.99! Clean, great decor, friendly staff.... and such wonderful food!

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1 Thank Laura S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Just came up on my map and we went for lunch buffet. First impressions: super fancy; friendly staff; high end looking...next: food was awesome....and much much cheaper than some of the not so fancy indian restaurants in Minneapolis (and other places). Buffet for 2 with taxes was less than $20 (on a weekend)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 W Lake St, St 106, Minneapolis, MN 55408-3397
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-822-3300

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