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“Quite good lunch buffet, expertly made dishes”
Review of Taste of India

Taste of India
Ranked #20 of 141 Restaurants in Staunton
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: We Offer Buffet As Well As Dinner Menu . This Is Fine Dine Indian Cusine Which Is Located At The Heart Of Staunton Downtown.
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My wife and I eat at Indian buffets about twice a week when we travel, and over the decades have eaten at scores of them. Modest as it is in size and variety, this buffet is in the top 5%. There were three chicken dishes (tandoor, butter, and chili). They and the vegetable dishes were all harmoniously seasoned. Really, the balance in every dish (we tried them all) was excellent. Both the rice pudding and carrot pudding were likewise very well made...not too sweet, so all the flavors came through. If we return to Staunton, we will return to Taste of India. I'd look froward to trying the dinner menu.

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Thank classicaphilia
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is the only Indian restaurant in Staunton, but fortunately is good.

An initial and important note, depending on one's tastes, is that everything is very mild (quite low on the heat intensity scale). Some may not like that but I suspect the restaurant is (sensibly) cooking to the local palate. This does allow the flavors of seasonings to come out more and gave some unique mild tastes to a few of the dishes. I'm not sure if one can order things spicy if their preference is for more heat, but I'd ask if that's your style.

They have a nice lunch buffet with a good variety of dishes (including vegetarian), refreshed regularly and maintained at the right temperature.

We're vegetarian and that selection was broad, but there is also a lot of meat on the menu for those who feel they need it. They have beer and wine (not sure about mixed drinks). Staff was very nice and service was good.

Prices were sort of middle ground (there is higher end in town but they're not necessarily budget on a true local scale - Staunton is a bit of a cultural outpost in that wider region that is probably a little more expensive than the basics may be elsewhere outside of maybe Charlottesville).

Overall I was pleasantly surprised and they're on our short list when we're back in the area or traveling through.

There are several excellent restaurants in Staunton. This is one of them.

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Thank Chocdiggity
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

we have eaten at several indian restaurants in the usa and this is the best we've come across, a large choice, good size portions, free popadoms & pickles to start, there were also several Asian families there which is always a good sign.

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Thank Ian W
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Taste is ever best .. super lunch buffet,chiken tika masala and tandoori always delicious
Excellent service ..I will be back soon..

Thank biru k
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Their appetizers and entrees are always freshly made and consistently excellent. Tonight we enjoyed aloo chaat, vegetable pakoras, and fish tandoori.

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