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India Palace

120 W 1st St, Cookeville, TN 38501-5409
+1 931-525-1190
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“naans” (5 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“indian food” (9 reviews)
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120 W 1st St, Cookeville, TN 38501-5409
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Reviews (39)
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11 - 20 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 25 April 2016

What an amazing place! Visited this restaurant recently and I must say I was happy not just with the food but with the hospitality too. The Garlic Naan is a must try .. the buffet has some delicious dishes .. and the warmth with which...More

Thank Salina N
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I am a real Indian food lover, and this is the worst experience I've ever had at an Indian restaurant. The food was not hot, poorly seasoned, and simply awful. The only appetizing thing on the buffet was the naan bread, which we filled up...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Great food. Great service. Love the atmosphere. We have eaten at several Indian restaurants and this is definitely one of the best. Love the onion chutney especially. The naan is also great. The lady who runs the restaurant is so sweet and the service is...More

Thank Kristy b
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This little Indian buffet restaurant is pretty good. The service is a bit slow but not a big deal and they are very friendly. The Indian food is very good and a pleasant change from all the American fast food restaurants. The bread is fantastic!

Thank TnOakTree
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We have eaten at the India Palace several times over the years an d have always enjoyed the food and service. It closed for awhile due to a family illness we understand but it is back open and the food is fantastic.

Thank Rex W
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Had Kachcumber Salad for starter, which was excellent. Not a green salad. Just what I wanted though. Then Kadai Lamb was recommended and I was not disappointed. Very tender lamb with interesting spice blend. Really tasty. Then Mango Lassi . Again, great. Only complaints are...More

Thank 256Jeff2020
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Perhaps favorable reviews were given for a previous management, I do not know. I do know that when I had the lunch buffet here, the food was as bad as I have ever eaten. There is nothing good to say. The bad would include: 1....More

1  Thank Capri6385
Reviewed 3 June 2014

The owners are very kind and give a personal touch to their food and presentation. We are lucky to have them in our community

Thank EARHf
Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

This is a great restaurant and a wonderful spot for good Indian food! At lunch they have a buffet and at night they serve a la carte entrees like chicken tikka Marsala and Rogan josh. The food is fresh, excellent and properly spiced. You can...More

1  Thank Hank F
Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

Authentic Indian food, this is coming from a South Indian guy! Truly delicious/tasty. The owner and his wife are the ones who run and cook everything and it shows. Make some time to eat here if your passing through on the interstate or if you...More

Thank Shaunp237
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W 1st St, Cookeville, TN 38501-5409
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-525-1190
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