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4742 Bardstown Rd, Eastland Shopping Center, Louisville, KY 40218-4006
+1 502-491-7412
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Louisville, Kentucky
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Indian food and kept hearing about this place. We had never tried it, mostly because it was in an old shopping center and we just weren't sure about it. Don't let the exterior fool you, once you go through the double doors it's a quaint setting and he food is delicious! The chicken tikka masala was the best... More 

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MI
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great menu, good food, the Chennai platter is good with one masala dosa, two idlis, one masala vada and one urid dal vada. The chutneys were good but for the white one as they had used dry dessicated coconut and had the smell. The mint/red chutneys that come with free papad are very good. WE enjoyed the decor and the... More 

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Thank rkramadh
Louisville, KY
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159 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to Dakshin and it was every bit as good as the first time! The location is a little odd and walking in, one would think it was a bar, but beyond the double doors the spicy goodness may be found. The buffet offers a wide selection of delicious Indian cuisine served in a very casual,... More 

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Thank G_Louisville
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best Indian food one will find in Louisville! VERY authentic. I absolutely love this place. They serve both north and south Indian food which is extremely rare to find. Also, they will make anything special for you if you do not see it on the menu. The staff is very nice and fun loving which... More 

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Thank Amber K
Indianapolis, Indiana
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298 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I am still newer to Indian food after a coworker introduced me to it. I tried Shalimar a year back and it was pretty good. However this place completely blows it away. We did the lunch buffet and everything was superior in quality. It tasted as though it was made fresh just for your order. Everything could have been a... More 

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Thank adam b
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We go to Dakshin when our daughter is in town and meet several of her friends there. They have a very extensive menu from all over India and the area. She does the ordering for most of us. I have several favorites. Gobi Manchurian is a spicy cauliflower in a sauce. I really like this, but be warned it grows... More 

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Thank Terry M
Louisville, Kentucky
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My husband and I eat Indian food a lot and have been to Dakshin many times. It has always been generally good. We ate at Dakshin on Saturday night and were blown away! It was the best Indian food we have had in a long time! I tried something new and my husband got his usual and they were both... More 

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Thank kypackerfan
Owensboro, Kentucky
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121 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The food isn't the usual chicken pieces in sauce like other Indian restaurants, it's much better than that. This place is clean and service was pretty good.

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Thank Catfish85U
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Located in an old strip mall it's dining room is a rustic looking 70's steakhouse decor, certainly a casual place. We had dinner on a Saturday and arrived at 6:30 and were quickly seated. In the next 10 minutes a line began to form and while tables turned, a wait was had by all arriving until we left. The staff... More 

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Thank B D
Central Florida, Florida
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went there with a colleague. I had the Sukha Mutton which is rated as hot. Normally places like this will ask how hot I want it, this place didn't. The food arrived and it wasn't bat tasting. I was thrilled with ha I f to deal with the bones and gristle. I suspect this dish naturally comes this way. Flavors... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4742 Bardstown Rd, Eastland Shopping Center, Louisville, KY 40218-4006
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-491-7412

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