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Karma Restaurant & Bar

246 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3069
+1 866-906-3173
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“garlic naan” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
246 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3069
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the excellent food and spices that Karma Restaurant & Bar had to offer. We would recommend everything. The atmosphere was very Indian and liked the decor, especially the elephant.

Thank Hawaiian555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the best Indian restaurants I've been to, highly recommended. All the food we had was perfect and delicious. Also amazing service, not too much and not too little. If you are looking for great Indian food in Old City go here!!

Thank Kat A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Amongst handful of option of Indian food in Philadelphia , this is close to Exhibition centre. Point to note they are recently relocated from their previous location Average food taste more towards sweet (For veg preparations) but very large portions need kept in mind before...More

Thank shriji2015
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We were at Karma for a big celebration before the wedding. We were a lot of people despite that the service was excellent. The food was very good when you consider the food which was prepared and served as a buffet. Bartenders were also very...More

Thank happy460
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were cold and wet after the March for Science and stopped here for lunch. Although it was crowded, the service was friendly and the food was delicious. We tried two of the soups, a stuffed naan and the veggie samosa. Warmed our tummies in...More

Thank alice_lenthe
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I have a hard time eating in restaurants that only acknowledge my husband as a customer. That set the tone for a mediocre experience. We made reservations well in advance and were seated right next to the kitchen door, even though there were plenty of...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We stop here during every Philly visit. They apparently moved to Market Street 4 months ago. Kyle, our host, recommended amazing cocktails (see menu photo) based on our usual drinks. We all enjoyed the Slumdog Millionaire, The Ramble and PM's Cup. All the staff are...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I found this restaurant close to my hotel and stopped in for a wonderful meal. I ordered the vegetarian thali for $11.95 (included appetizer and soup not pictured). The quality and amount of food was well worth the price. The wait staff was incredibly friendly...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Food was very below average . We dint enjoy their food options and the service was not great either! Wouldn't go back !

Thank TreatChocalate
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Curry you like you will find the different amounts of curry and other wonderful spices that marry the chicken or lamb or just veg this is a romantic start to the new year This is my number ONE Indian restaurant here in Philadelphia near the...More

Thank thomas p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3069
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 866-906-3173
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