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98 Johnson Road, 9 B, not 98 which is residential, Latham, NY 12110
+1 518-785-7600
12:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Schenectady, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The weekend buffet is as good as it gets. A value @ $15/pp. Great variety including multiple appetizers and at least four desert choices. Excellent quality and fine service.Our family favorite.

Thank JKucij
Albany, New York
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place blows me away every time we go there. They have the standards, but also have many regional dishes. Sunday brunch is exceptionally well done. Food is amazing. Service is swift and attentive.

Thank QuodErat
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Albany has some very good Indian food but karavalli is excellent. Southern Indian treats like purri and masala dosi are great. Saturday buffet was very busy and I understand why. Will definitely go when we are here from rochester.

1 Thank ajd16
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend has been looking for the best Indian restaurant in the area for some time. Hearing from a friend who grew up in India that Karavalli was the most authentic we decided to visit. We went on a Saturday afternoon for the brunch. What a find! The décor was simple yet tasteful for the small dining area. Where Karavalli... More 

2 Thank Thomas P
Cohoes, New York
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I love the food and service here! They have an amazing lunch buffet during the week that my coworkers and I go to often. This is a somewhat small restaurant and it fills up fast so if you want to be sure to get a table during lunch hour you should get there anytime between 11:30am to 12pm. Same thing... More 

3 Thank wanderlust0914
Clifton, New Jersey
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The dining room is fairly small, and reservations are recommended if you plan on eating on a Friday or Saturday night. This place is no secret, and it fills up quickly. We had been to their weekend buffet. They had a few vegan options in their buffet. The onion pakoda and bhaigan barta were delicious. Roti and sprouts salad were... More 

2 Thank Avinash J
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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227 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

When we arrived at this restaurant, we learned that they only had a buffet at that time, and menu items were not available. We were a little disappointed, since we are from out of town, and the menu had some recommended and uncommon items that we wanted to try. The buffet was very good, but contained mostly common Indian dishes... More 

1 Thank augweddedbells
Jersey City, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Came here to eat after it was recommended by someone we had asked at the Super 8, honestly it was very good food and the place was really cool with the furniture! Thanks again!

1 Thank lchung909
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lunch buffet was ok nothing to brag about. Had good hot ma'am- Indian bread served at table. Being vegetarian choice for vegetable was nice but being Indian taste was bland

Thank runner1726
Albany, New York
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 4. We ordered the madras tiffin, shrimp baghari and fish in the leaf. The tiffin comes with dosa, idli and medu vada(vegetarian). The idli were soft and fresh. The dosa was well done and the inner crepe was not raw. The medu wada has pepper corns so be a little careful. The shrimp are well... More 

2 Thank ArshadBMirza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Johnson Road, 9 B, not 98 which is residential, Latham, NY 12110
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Latham
  • Phone Number: +1 518-785-7600

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