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India Pavilion

222 E Calder Way, State College, PA
+1 814-237-3400
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan” (8 reviews)
“indian food” (17 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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222 E Calder Way, State College, PA
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Reviews (101)
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lunch is a good deal and a good way to sample some of their more accessible food. Dinners are a bit more expensive but you get do a deeper dive into more traditional Indian food. Naan is plentiful and Mango Lassi are tasty.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Consistent quality northern Indian food. My favs: saag paneer (spinach/cheese), chana masala (chickpeas/tomatoes), naan bread, kheer rice pudding, and butter chicken. All-u-eat lunch buffet good deal @8.95 or $4.50/lb carryout. Friday lunch is busy with groups so come b4 noon for table. Owner always available...More

Thank vFNG
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My husband and I found this place quite by chance while walking through State College, we literally followed the amazing smells coming from this alley way restaurant. We were not disappointed, the food was excellent. We have eaten in many Indian places back home in...More

Thank galloh
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is Really great choice If You are fan of the south indian cuisine. Spicy enough very reasonsble Price!

Thank LiktorBalazs
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I have been patronizing this place since its opening some years ago in the Calder Ally, across from the Tavern Restaurant. Great food, reasonable cost, and friendly service make this place practically a land-mark in state college. Its a family owned business and provides healthy...More

Thank Scallop15
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I always feel welcome, when going. Lunch buffet is perfect, they always mix it up weekly which is nice. I always take friends there for lunch when people are in town. Good service, clean place!

Thank 208Emma
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Nicely prepared food, traditional, reasonably priced. The lunch buffet is quite the deal--all you can eat for a very reasonable price. Good service at any time, lots of tables--never had to wait. No alcohol served, but I believe that you can BYOB. Great family place,...More

Thank Tamarack97
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Restaurant is very clean, has good food and very pleasant atmosphere My son-in-law ordered beer. The restaurant does not have a beer license and the very helpful staff told him where the nearest package store was and even took the extra beer he brought...More

Thank oldtraveler2015
Reviewed 7 September 2016

One of our favorite places in State College. My wife isn't into hot food and they always accomidate to make it mild... me, I love hot stuff and they will bring the heat if you ask. Love the Chicken Chili (extra hot). WIll need lots...More

Thank Art L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband has raved about this buffet for years. I actually never really sampled Indian food until he came around (not brought up by an adventurous family). I thought a buffet was a wonderful way to sample some items and see what I enjoyed. I...More

Thank hollytrea
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Allie D
Do you have gluten free options?
15 April 2016|
Response from sallyw547 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they can accommodate. I would call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E Calder Way, State College, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-237-3400
  • E-mail