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Taste of India

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810 E Gregory St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4144 (Cervantes street and Perry Street)
+1 850-439-3005
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten at several Indian restaurants and always look for one when we are in a new city. We were welcomed warmly as we had made a reservation using Open Table The owner (I think) gave us some suggestions based on our experience at other restaurants. The food was served quite soon after we ordered and it was delicious.... More 

Thank Bill M
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us, Bill! It makes our day to know you felt at home at our place. We love having first timers around here, and hope to have you back for more of your favorites next time you're in the neighborhood! Until next time, Team TOI More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have been here countless times over the past 3 years, and have never had a meal that disappoints. The service is always top notch, and food as fresh as you could want.

Thank Tyler Q
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Thanks for sticking with us through all these years, Tyler! It makes our day to know our fresh ingredients and bold flavors make all the difference for you. You're welcome back to our table anytime! All the best, Team TOI More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit and was disappointed that food was lukewarm and did not taste fresh. The customer service was good.

Thank MayM490
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you didn't love our place this time. We want to assure you that everything we serve is prepared fresh in our kitchen using only the best ingredients. We're always looking for ways to step things up, though, so we appreciate you bringing this to our attention. Our team is always happy to take great care of... More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Level Contributor
5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was so excited to find an Indian restaurant near my hotel on my trip to Pensacola, since my husband only likes Indian cuisine. Food was OK but the experience was ruined by the people managing this place. I went here twice. First time was for dinner, I asked for a couple of bowls, our server brought us the wrong... More 

Thank Ruchira T
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Ruchira, while it's upsetting to read this as a reflection of your experience with us, there are a couple of discrepancies that have drawn our attention. To begin with, our philosophy at Taste of India is that the guests are always our first priority. That said, we have no male managers at our restaurant, so we're confused as to which... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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88 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The food is yummy and the non-veg options in the buffet are varied, however they were not being replenished quickly enough, even though when we went there wasn't much of a crowd. Naan was hidden somewhere & difficult to find. The price at 14.99/adlt & 6.99 kid abv 2 seemed a bit too much.

Thank srgl0betr0tter
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

This is great feedback to keep in mind, especially since our lunch buffet is our more popular choice. We want to give you the excellent recipes you love while making sure that every menu item is readily available. We're excited to welcome you back in and show you the true Taste of India experience, and until then, we wish you... More 

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46 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit and we will definitely be going back. Our food was suggested by the owner (we think), and she could not have picked out two better entrees for newcomers. My husband had the Goat Bhoona and I had the Malai Kebab. Excellent choices! The goat was spicy (he ordered "medium" heat) and the kebab was very... More 

Thank Pamela V
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

We love knowing that you got this impression on your first visit, Pamela! It's our favorite thing to do to suggest our preferred dishes, and we're delighted to know that they were exactly what you were craving. Thank you for taking a moment to show your support -- we can't wait to welcome you back in again soon. Sincerely, Team... More 

Orange Beach, Alabama
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The tandoori was soft, mushy and flavorless and the rice portions were small. But there was redemption in the tika masala, which was flavorful and spiced perfectly. The buffet is tiny by any standard. There are few options for Indian food in Pensacola but I wouldn't repeat this experience.

Thank Truman S
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Truman, this is incredibly disappointing to read. As a restaurant that prides itself on our authentic Indian recipes, we want to make sure that every dish lives up to our standards. That said, we wish we had the chance to discuss this during your time of visit, and we do hope we'll be able to share another side of our... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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98 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We visited Pensacola from Atlanta, we had lunch buffet in taste of india. Food was average, not much options and not so tasty.

Thank PrapullaChandra
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

We hate to read that our dishes didn't live up to their usual flavorful reputation. It's our goal to give you plenty of options to choose from, and from that, we want to ensure that you get the true Indian food that you're after. While this is surprising to read, we do understand that everyone has their own preferences, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing and so is the owner The food is so good it has become almost a mean game to take pix and send them to other friends who aren't able to go

Thank Matthew S
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Hey Matthew -- thank you for those five stars! We love that you've gotten the full-blown experience from the food to meeting our team. We're hoping to change the game into inviting those same friends in, but in any case, we can't wait to welcome you back in! Sincerely, Team TOI More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I love to go for the lunch buffet. Neither of us typically like buffets but we always enjoy it here. The food is always fresh and hot! Very clean restaurant and super friendly staff!

Thank Becky R
Avantika A, Owner at Taste of India, responded to this review

Becky, knowing that our buffet stands out among the rest is a pretty huge compliment -- thank you! We love sharing a variety of lunch options, especially when our guests are in the middle of their busy workdays. Hopefully we'll be seeing you again soon, but in the meantime, take care! Until next time, Team TOI More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 E Gregory St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4144
    (Cervantes street and Perry Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-439-3005
India, the land of the enchanted, with its varied cultural practices, is tied together by the invisible commonality of its exotic cuisine. It is celebrated for the variety of its dishes based on the artful combination of spices developed over many centuries. Let us thus embark on a culinary journey through the rich traditions and delicate flavors that symbolize the sub-continent.
We at THE TASTE OF INDIA offer a richly-varied menu of high quality ingredients, wholesome curries and house toasted spices and spice mixes. All of our food is freshly-prepared on the premises with a lot of attention to detail. It is our hope that you leave us satisfied and with a desire that keeps you coming back.

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