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Royal Indian Restaurant

1250 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4838
+1 434-973-2288
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“naan” (11 reviews)
“chicken tikka” (3 reviews)
“mango pudding” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1250 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4838
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by the range of choices, including Bainghan Bhartha which is NOT available at all at Milan, and grilled goat. Both of these selections are apparently available every day for the buffet and are very good. The atmosphere is serene and authentic...More

Thank informedtripper
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is a quiet restaurant the main room of which is large and open. But the low key, friendly service staff makes it intimate. Everything was so delicious. It's on the main drag, Emmet St. and accessible to all hotel chains. Try it. You will...More

1  Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited C-vile for a long weekend and our Sunday evening dinner at Royal Indian was the BEST during our entire weekend! We ordered vegetable samosas, garlic naan, beef vindaloo and chicken biriyani. All delicious and with fresh ingredients! The decor is...More

2  Thank SAVisitor
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Jersey resident visiting UVACollege ... Almost I hate to say but almost batter then Jersey food. We came here both days of our stay in Charlottesville. We highly recommend it.

1  Thank Dharmesh S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My wife was in the mood for Indian food so we went. She didn't find it to be super flavorful. I thought it was ok and would not be against going there again if it came to it.

Thank thebutlerdidit29
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had a craving for something spicy, sweet and fabulous after a day of travel. Luckily we found Royal Indian Restaurant, as it was just what our taste buds were craving. Service was excellent and so was the food. We will definitely return for dinner...More

1  Thank EatLoveTravel17
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

A good Indian restaurant in Charlottesville, Virginia. You pick a main dish like chicken or seafood and then you pick the type of sauce you would like: Korma, Vindaloo or Marsala, etc. There are also a large selection of vegetarian dishes. The servings are large...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Best Indian food in Charlottesville. We went to the weekly buffet. Selections were fresh and there were a lot of them. Great vegetarian dishes. The naan bread was perfectly made, fresh and warm out of the oven. Leave room for the freshly made mango pudding...More

1  Thank Albequerque
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Food is delicious, fresh, full of flavor, not too spicy. Nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. I will be back for sure :).

Thank petramercier
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Charlottesville is lucky to have a few good Indian restaurants and Royal Indian Restaurant is my go to choice for lunch.

1  Thank Bloochdog
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4838
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-973-2288
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