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The top Indian eatery in every state



Photo by Dosa Kitchen in Battleboro, Vermont

In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, we dug through Yelp data to find the top Indian eatery in every state. Though we crave mouthwatering Indian cuisine all year long, there is no better time to celebrate these beloved businesses. 

From classic dishes like garlic naan, biryani and spicy curries to modern Indian fusion fare, there is no shortage of variety on this list. Enjoy a meal paired with a refreshing cocktail in the ornately decorated dining room at Royal Taj in Maryland or grab some street cart samosas and chaat from Mysttik Masala in NYC. This list has something to satisfy every palette and every budget. 

Not in the mood to dine out? No problem. Nearly one third of mentioned businesses offer takeout and delivery directly via Yelp. Read on to find out which Indian eatery made the list in your state. 

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Best Indian Eateries in each State according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the Indian category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. This list looked at businesses in the United States. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of April 22nd, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of April 22nd, 2022.

Alaska (Fairbanks): Spice It Up

Alabama (Hoover): Kabob-Licious

Arkansas (Little Rock): Star of India Restaurant

Arizona (Phoenix): City of Spice

California (San Francisco): Ocean Indian Cuisine

Colorado (Canon City): Nirvana Culinary Paradise

Connecticut (Old Saybrook): Himalaya Cafe

Delaware (Middletown): Curry & Cocktails

Florida (West Palm Beach): Tiffin Box

Georgia (Richmond Hill): Himalayan Curry Kitchen

Star of India Restaurant, Himalaya Cafe, Tiffin Box

Hawaii (Hanalei): Cafe Turmeric

Iowa (Des Moines): Lzaza Indo-Pak Cuisine

Idaho (Twin Falls): Saffron Twin Falls

Illinois (Chicago): Bhoomi Modern Indian Grill

Indiana (Indianapolis): Chapati

Kansas (Overland Park): Shagan’s Chicken & Paranthas

Kentucky (Bowling Green): India Oven

Louisiana (Hammond): Punjabi Dhaba 

Massachusetts (Marlborough): Aunty G’s Ice Cream & Indian Fusion

Maryland (Columbia): Royal Taj

Cafe Turmeric, Bhoomi Modern Indian Grill, Shagan’s Chicken & Paranthas

Maine (Portland): Taj Indian Cuisine 

Michigan (Grand Haven): Cumin Fresh Indian Kitchen 

Minnesota (Minneapolis): Himalayan Restaurant 

Missouri (Kansas City): Seva Cuisine of India 

Mississippi (Gulfport): Good Karma Cafe

Montana (Great Falls): Saibeen’s Kitchen 

North Carolina (Charlotte): Curry Gate

North Dakota (Fargo): India Palace Super Casual Restaurant

Nebraska (Omaha): Zaika Indian Cuisine

New Hampshire (Derry): Destination India Restaurant & Bar

Seva Cuisine of India, Himalayan Restaurant, Curry Gate

New Jersey (Red Bank): Bombay River

New Mexico (Milan): Spicy Bite

Nevada (Sparks): Bawarchi Indian Cuisine

New York (Astoria): Mysttik Masaala

Ohio (Cincinnati): Indian Bistro

Oklahoma (Oklahoma City): Sheesh Mahal

Oregon (Porland): Maruti Indian Restaurant

Pennsylvania (Chambersburg): India Cafe

Rhode Island (East Greenwich): Rasa Restaurant

South Carolina (Greenville): Saffron Indian Cuisine

Bombay River, Bawarchi Indian Cuisine, Sheesh Mahal

South Dakota (Rapid City): Everest Cuisine

Tennessee (Franklin): House of India

Texas (Kingsville): Spice Station

Utah (West Valley City): Nepali Chulo

Virginia (Henrico): Junoon Indian Cuisine

Vermont (Battleboro): Dosa Kitchen

Washington (Seattle): Spice Waala

Washington DC: VEGZ

Wisconsin (Monona): Swad

West Virginia (Martinsburg): Spice Connexion

Wyoming (Cheyenne): Durbar Indian and Nepalese Bistro

Spice Station, House of India, Spice Connexion