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Sitar India Restaurant

60 S 38th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3185
+1 215-662-0818
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good56%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“samosas” (9 reviews)
“best indian” (7 reviews)
“indian food” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
60 S 38th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3185
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting family at Presby, we stopped in for quick bite to eat. While eating, my wife noticed something shiny sticking out of one of the fried appetizers. Upon closer examination, we discovered it to be a small piece of metal, which we suspect broke...More

Thank RexChapman
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

The place is not pretentious. We had the dinner buffet and it was very good for the price. It was very complete including mango juice. The taste of the food was delicious. I recommend it especially if visiting Philadelphia on a tight budget.

Thank simoncarlo3
Reviewed November 8, 2017

If you are dying for that dash of Indian food when in Philadelphia, this is the place for you. They deliver food in a wide radius too and also provide takeaway food even from their buffet. Good quality and value for money.

Thank RoadwarriorS25
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I got a buffet takeout and was given a multicompartment box which is pretty standard for to go buffets. I've been at other Indian buffets where we are given a plastic container for liquid items that could spill as well as separate naan wrapped in...More

Thank RaniD77
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Its an average Indian cuisine around the area. I always give priority to Indian cuisine and that was the reason to visit this place. I have visited this place couple of times with friends and family. I like South Indian cuisine where I found this...More

Thank Shiva A
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Probably the best Indian buffet I've had since I arrived in Philly. Nice selection with some of my favorite paneer and chickpeas as well as the usual dishes like tandoori chicken. Very satisfied with the selection and the taste!

Thank Sami L
Reviewed July 13, 2017

One of best food in Philadelphia amongst the closer to convention centre , vegetarians will not miss India that is for sure.

1  Thank shriji2015
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

13$ open buffet with an added student discount = perfection Highlights: Palak Paneer (when hot) Mutten Samosas (when hot) Heineken for 3.5$ Sitar... lieing seductively over the salad bar... priceless

1  Thank Jem2700
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I read the reviews and decided to give it a try. We noticed that the place was jumping. Lots of happy people eating from the large buffet. The website says Chicken Makhani is the specialty of the house...so i expected Chicken Makhani to be on...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here after a visit to the inn at Penn hotel. The lunch buffet was inexpensive but very good. There was a nice variety of flavors. There was some spice to it but not overwhelming. I was able to get on and out quickly...More

1  Thank bbcreg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 S 38th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3185
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-662-0818
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