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120 E Beaver Ave, State College, PA
+1 814-861-5761
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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234 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I've been coming to State College on business for years, but had yet to try this place, I finally found an Indian-food-loving friend to join me for the lunch buffet they offer and we were both very pleased. Although I've been to bigger Indian buffets, as this place offers about 4 or 5 "main" dishes, the food was very good... More 

Thank EFoxx
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We eat here just about every week. Excellent, very tasty N Indian food for a reasonable price. Always flavorful and fresh, whether lunch buffet or full menu. Very low key and comfortable as well. So many kinds of fresh naan and kulcha available. Tandoori chicken, saag paneer, pekoras, barta all favorites for lunch, add in fish and lamb dishes for... More 

Thank Gordito100
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Kaarma is located in a strategic location in downtown State College. The menu has a variety of authentic Indian food and so delicious. Do not miss the chicken masala and nan bread. Halal food is a plus in Kaarma. The staff are so wonderful and down to earth.

Thank bluewave4444
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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168 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The vegetarian options were not very good. Their Choley Batura was good and the naans were pretty good too but other than that the food was pretty bad. The owner is also pretty arrogant and doesn't really talk very well to the staff or the customers. Not an enjoyable experience and not what i was looking for.

Thank nilayshah1994
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is the first time trying this restaurant but it will not be the last. What good food and service. The servers were so nice and helpful.

Thank Connie G
State College, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The food here is delicious. You can get your food made mild to spicy. I like that the food doesn't taste too salty here. The staff is friendly. Our server greets us with a smile when we walk in. The dining area is relatively quiet even when a lot of people are there.

Thank Raquel_Puerto_Rico
Lafayette, Colorado
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361 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Always wonderful food and service, we love this restaurant and always go when visiting family in State College. The chicken dishes, saag and lamb are amazing. You will not be disappointed

Thank canada777-1207
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100 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

I have not been to any of the Indian restaurant in State College for many years and my favorite one was Pavillion.. The gentleman told me about this place that's opened the last few years and he had good experience with them. he was referring to Kaarma.. I walked in there and looked like I was r the first buffet... More 

Thank stuffingfactory
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

buffet was reasonably spread, limited options, food was not bad (would not say very delicious specially after eating at another indian restaurant nearby)........

Thank Deepak G
Elkins Park, PA
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Menu is what you would expect in an Indian restaurant. Food was well-prepared and tasty. Portions were good size. Service was friendly and quick. Prices are reasonable.

Thank DoctorRieux

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 E Beaver Ave, State College, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-861-5761

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?