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India Pavilion

222 E Calder Way, State College, PA
+1 814-237-3400
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“naans” (9 reviews)
“lamb dishes” (4 reviews)
“tikka masala” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
222 E Calder Way, State College, PA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I always come here and we LOVE it! The naan is fantastic and I always get chicken biryani. The portion sizes are great and you never leave hungry. The lunch buffet is great as well! So many options for everyone.

Thank Abigail P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch offers a good selection on a nicely priced (won't hurt your wallet) buffet, plus menu always available lunch/dinner. Very pleasant atmosphere in this 1/2 underground restaurant. (If you're new, look down from the sidewalk to see entrance). Food consistently prepared with care. We like...More

Thank AbrahamE_pgh
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were craving Indian food and stumbled upon this lower level restaurant. The food and service were great however bring a flashlight the place was very dark when we ate there.

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lunch is a good deal and a good way to sample some of their more accessible food. Dinners are a bit more expensive but you get do a deeper dive into more traditional Indian food. Naan is plentiful and Mango Lassi are tasty.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Consistent quality northern Indian food. My favs: saag paneer (spinach/cheese), chana masala (chickpeas/tomatoes), naan bread, kheer rice pudding, and butter chicken. All-u-eat lunch buffet good deal @8.95 or $4.50/lb carryout. Friday lunch is busy with groups so come b4 noon for table. Owner always available...More

Thank vFNG
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My husband and I found this place quite by chance while walking through State College, we literally followed the amazing smells coming from this alley way restaurant. We were not disappointed, the food was excellent. We have eaten in many Indian places back home in...More

Thank galloh
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is Really great choice If You are fan of the south indian cuisine. Spicy enough very reasonsble Price!

Thank LiktorBalazs
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I have been patronizing this place since its opening some years ago in the Calder Ally, across from the Tavern Restaurant. Great food, reasonable cost, and friendly service make this place practically a land-mark in state college. Its a family owned business and provides healthy...More

Thank Scallop15
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I always feel welcome, when going. Lunch buffet is perfect, they always mix it up weekly which is nice. I always take friends there for lunch when people are in town. Good service, clean place!

Thank 208Emma
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Nicely prepared food, traditional, reasonably priced. The lunch buffet is quite the deal--all you can eat for a very reasonable price. Good service at any time, lots of tables--never had to wait. No alcohol served, but I believe that you can BYOB. Great family place,...More

Thank Tamarack97
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Allie D
15 April 2016|
Response from sallyw547 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they can accommodate. I would call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E Calder Way, State College, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-237-3400
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