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“Decent Lunch Buffet, Authentic Indian Food”

Darbar Indian Cuisine
Ranked #72 of 362 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I had the lunch buffet a couple days ago and I tried rice with raita along with paneer and the rice pudding. The dishes I tried were good and it is an authentic indian restaurant. They should try to serve some form of paneer dish every day along dal makhani as standard, if they want to make their vegetarian menu a delight every single day for the vegetarian food lover like myself. Their naan bread was also good and I thought their gulab jamun was not good, especially since it should be served hot but it was cold. The owner explained that most f the customers are americans who prefer it cold but for indians, they are always willing to warm it up, which they did for me. Their appetizers like alu pakora was also good and felt just like they had prepared at home by my mom and that is always a very good thing.

Overall a good place to eat and hang out and owners are friendly along with the friendly staff and food cost is like usd 13 with taxes. Definitely worth trying especially if they have paneer in the vegetarian section, and maybe some good dal makhani;

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Decent quality lunch buffet. Despite all the dishes having a distinct lack of depth of flavor and definitely missing any spice, the dishes are clean and have good ingredients.

for Palo Alto it's a good, cheap option.

Thank R H
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Very comfortable surroundings, very friendly staff, delicious food.Easily recommend this place ot anyone looking for good Indian in the area.

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

As good if not better than any chicken tikka marsala that I've on the east coast. Great prices, too.

Thank pajato1
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I go here once in awhile, this restaurant is situated downtown on University Avenue and is always busy. The wait time is minimal; no more than 5-10 minutes every time I've gone for lunch or dinner. The staff is considerate and friendly, and the restaurant is clean. This is a casual dining atmosphere, and the food is well worth the price, which is inexpensive. Good for individuals or family, enjoyable every time

Thank jennikayzee
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