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Ekta Indian Cuisine

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250 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3929
+1 215-426-2277
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Wilmington, Delaware
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184 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was our first visit to the new 3rd outpost of Ekta. By far, their Bryn Mawr location is the best of the three and is amazing and one of the best Indian meals around. Fishtown location (Girard) is also very good. University City was a disappointment and just average.

Thank nskaye
United States
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224 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Had a wonderful dinner. The chicken in the Chicken Tikka Masa and the Chicken Saag was nice and tender, the flavor was perfect, the host was very attentive but not hovering over. Basic ambiance. This is a BYOB

Thank AkHasan
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you're hungry for Indian food (and you're in Philly), stop reading this and go to Ekta right now. Or have them deliver! Packed with flavors, Ekta is outstanding. Highlights include the Butter chicken, Veggie samosas and Shabanam curry. I've toured the menu, and have never ordered anything dull. Bonus: they deliver almost anywhere in Philadelphia. It usually takes quite... More 

Thank Tom C
Ahmedabad, India
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108 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went for a lunch... the ambience is OK, food is Good, Staff is OK, restaurant location is OK too, pricing is Good. Overall an average one.

Thank blacksteallion
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Forget West Philly for Indian! Unless you know an Indian family who can cook you dishes you cannot find on any restaurant menu, you must make Ekta your go to place for dine in or take out Indian. Their sauces are the best I have had. They have a really good range of selections, stuff I have not seen on... More 

Thank Chalita2020
New Jersey
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205 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We met our son for dinner in Philadelphia and he suggested eating at EKTA. It is his favorite Indian restaurant, Food and service were both good. We had the veg. samosa,garlic naan, balgan bharta (smoked eggplant) and .chicken tikka masala. All were good. There is street parking which was hard to find. Menu is all a la carte. They have... More 

Thank ckatmomi
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Our daughter took us to Ekta in Philadelphia. She loves the Ekta in Bryn Mawr but they were booked. We had not eaten at an Indian Restaurant before. The food was incredibly delicious. The only drawback is that the restaurant is BYOB and we did not come prepared, but the waitress topped off my water glass 6 times during our... More 

Thank Denise W
Caesarea, Israel
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152 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We had a delicious meal at Ekta. The staff is lovely and helpful. The food was absolutely delicious. If you are looking for a genuine Indian meal this is the place. Modest and just right!

Thank cvwgi
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I was in Philly for work and decided to stay in for dinner and order takeout from here. I got the paneer tika masala and a crunchy/soupy appetizer that were both delicious. I read some reviews that pushed naan, but I could have done without it. Everything came hot and was absolutely delicious. Strongly recommended.

Thank Victoria S
Florence, Italy
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175 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

I love indian cousine and I went to this place with a bundle of friends...one of them is indian and he suggested this place! Really good, the best indian food that I've ever eaten! Besides it's even cheap 20 $ each and we ate many things! It's a BYOB!

Thank DilettaBonciani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3929
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-426-2277

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