Nashville Restaurants Serving Indian Cuisine
Nashville holds some great options to immerse oneself in Indian culture while having a great meal. First timers and aficionados of Indian cuisine are often captivated by the rich spices that make up the dishes. Experience it for yourself at any of the Music City restaurants that feature the culinary creative culture of India.
123 12th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203
Experience the style of a traditional meat and three redefined by celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan at her restaurant, Chauhan Ale and Masala House. Its eclectic atmosphere is a harmony of chic casual and Eastern flare. Chef Chauhan and her team have created a menu that marries Southern staples with traditional Indian dishes to create truly unique and award winning flavors.
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Best of India Cuisine
5815 Charlotte Pk, Nashville, TN 37209
The Best of India Cuisine, like its name states, offers some of the best dishes from India. One of our favorite items on their menu would be the Aloo Gabhi which is cauliflowers and potatoes with herbs and spices. Also, the Mango Lassi, a classic Indian drink prepared with yogurt, pairs well with any spicy entrée.
Bombay Palace Restaurant
2912 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Bombay Palace Restaurant offers authentic Indian hospitality and a menu made of fresh ingredients. The lunch buffet changes daily with intriguing dishes. Their regular menu offers classic dishes like Chicken Curry, a fresh chicken exotically cooked in a light, spiced gravy.
Dosa Hut Indian Grill
4047 Nolensville Pk, Nashville, TN 37211
If you're trying to experience the dosa, one of Southern India's most popular dishes, then Dosa Hut Indian Grill is the place to be. In case you didn't know, dosa is a thin rice crepe stuffed with vegetables and idli. The idli is a round steamed puff made from rice paste. Also, the dosa is served with sambar, a spicy soup.
House of India
9100 Carothers Pkwy #105, Franklin, TN 37067
House of India offers unique dishes served from a Tandoor which is a clay oven fired by charcoal. Order their Chicken Tikka comprised of boneless pieces of chicken marinated in yogurt with fresh spices. Also, they offer a lunch buffet for those who really want to experience multiple dishes in one sitting.
3711 Hillsboro Pk, Nashville, TN 37215
Shalimar Restaurant provides food with a nutritious value and great taste. One of our favorite dishes would be the Chicken Jelfraze which is boneless chicken cooked with tomatoes, bell peppers, and sautéed onions. Also, they serve famous Indian rice pudding with saffron and pistachios for those looking to satisfy their sweet tooth.
Sitar Indian Cuisine
116 21st Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203
Stop by Sitar Indian Cuisine for some of the finest food that blend ancient traditions and authentic flavors of India. Need a tip? Get the Chicken Karahai, a specialty of Sitar. This beautiful dish is chicken cooked in special gravy, onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers tossed in an Indian iron skillet.
Swagruha Indian Restaurant
900 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208
Swagruha Indian Restaurant, one of several ethnic restaurants within the Nashville Farmers' Market, offers some of the finest in authentic Northern and Southern Indian cuisine. Choose between a Curry Meal of rice, two curries, and a naan, or a Dosa Meal that includes a choice of plain, onion, or masala dosa with two idlis, sambar, and chutney. Unique to the menu is a clever spin on Nashville's staple cuisine, Nashville hot chicken, Indian style. Owner Siva Pavuluri packs flavor in every bite using Indian spices like cumin, ginger, and chili.
Taj Indian Restaurant
3943 Nolensville Pk, Nashville, TN 37211
Taj Indian Restaurant is a great place for Indo-Chinese cuisine which is a mix of Chinese seasoning with the cooking techniques of India. These dishes originated from a small Chinese community of Kolkata. Stop by and check it out.
3415 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Nashville's only vegetarian Indian restaurant, Woodlands is dedicated to providing excellent service, reasonable prices, and a knowledgeable staff to assist you with their extensive selection of South and North Indian dishes. Open for over 10 years, Woodlands operates by the philosophy that "Authenticity Is The Charm Of The Food."