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Shalimar Indian Restaurant

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East Louisville
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1820 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1644 (Bunsen Way)
+1 502-493-8899
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17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Louisville
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234 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I try every Indian type food we can find. This one is so clean and the Buffett has the best selection around. Staff is good not very friendly but good. Keep food hot and stocked. Come hungry but have pants that expand you will need it.

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Thank LurchLouisville
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been in Shalimar restraurant couple of times. its a nice decorated restrarant with ambience. The food quality is okay okay. Its american indian restrarant if you are indian ask them to make it spicy.

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Thank sachinethic
Dunlap, Tennessee
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We ate here with a large group for my niece's birthday. The service was great! I had chicken tikka and it was good, and the garlic naan was fantastic with tomato chutney.

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Thank JenniferS65422
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place,friendly staff, tasty food, clean dinning area, good way to treat guest, nice location, my daughter like to eat at this place

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Thank kapadiavnk
Memphis, Tennessee
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73 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited on labor day for early dinner and order paneer pakoda, goat biryani, prawn masala, rice & non veg sampler. the paneer was hard and chewy, the kids really wanted to eat it but then threw it away. The biryani masala was half cooked, seemed like they just put the readymade biryani masala in it, mixed it and served.... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine loves this place so I decided to go with her. Loved it. I had a spicy. chicken dish yum. Or service was excellent.

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Thank cgiralico
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We really enjoyed the flavors of the food and it arrived quicker than anticipated to our hotel. My only complaint is in the price for what we ordered. I assumed we would've received more, but what we did get was great! My husband had the goat vindaloo and I enjoyed chicken korma.

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Thank Morgan N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We bought a groupon and tried this restaurant. I am on a mission to find the best Indian restaurant in Louisville. So far, Bombay Grill wins hands down. Atmosphere clean and nice. Service was slow and sluggish from the start on a Sunday evening in an uncrowded restaurant. Four wait staff were more interested in conversing with one another than... More 

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Thank Filipendulous
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Ha become my go to place when visiting Louisville. The buffet is plentiful and the food is very flavorful. The spices are spot on. The wait staff is quietly efficient. You want go wrong here.

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163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It is possible I do not like Indian food of any kind. This was my third try at eating traditional Indian dishes, but I don't care for any of them. It's strange because I like chicken, mutton (lamb); and pretty much every food I tried. I just don't like it prepared Indian style, using their customary spices. I really didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1644
    (Bunsen Way)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-493-8899
Description
Growing up in an immigrant Indian family, we understood that America is the land of opportunity, where dreams come true. We're grateful to all the guests who have given us the opportunity to share our vision. Some restaurants are ideal for special occasions. Indeed we hope many of you, our guests, will celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and other memorable events with us. But, at Shalimar we strive to make every lunch and dinner a special occasion for every guest. When we open the doors to the restaurant for lunch, dinner or catering, it's as if we're opening the doors to our own homes and inviting guests to enjoy extraordinary food paired with a rich Indian lager beer or a glass of wine from our extensive wine list. Our menu features the finest Northern Indian entrees and our specialty Tandoori (Clay Oven) dishes. Shalimar is elegant, relaxed, and affordable, inviting guests to enjoy the hospitality that reflects our Indian heritage.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?