Savour the flavour of these Indian restaurants in Calgary

There’s certainly no shortage of Indian restaurants in Calgary. Each of the standout restaurants below, however, really knock it out of the park with a combination of rich flavours and dynamite dining atmosphere.

Tamarind East Indian Restaurant Inc

610-1110 Panatella Blvd NW, Calgary, AB T3K 0S6

A hit with food critics and its loyal clientele, this vibrant Northwest restaurant serves rich and unique dishes that feature a fusion of Indian cuisine with international flavours from the likes of Malaysia, China and Indonesia. Try the beef rendang, Chicken 65 and the vindaloo.

Taste of Himalayas

38-240 Midpark Way SE, Calgary, AB T2X 1N4

Owned and operated by the Mann family, Moti Mahal serves a sumptuous spread of Kashmiri and Mughlai food, both cuisine styles of northern India. Dishes vary in flavour and heat level from screamin’ hot vindaloo and tandoori beef kabobs to fragrant lamb masala and creamy vegetable korma. The restaurant has two sister locations, one at 14th Street and 17th Avenue Southwest and the other in Midnapore Mall.

Rajdoot Restaurant

120-2424 4 St SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2T4

One of the city’s best spots for Indian cuisine standards, Rajdoot serves a wide variety of curries, biryani and tandoori dishes as well as North Indian cuisine and Western favourites such as butter chicken. The lunch and dinner buffets are highly recommended.

Golden Island Restaurant

122 16 Ave Ne, Calgary, AB T2E 1J5

A gem of a place just east of Centre Street on 16th Avenue Northeast, Delhi Darbar’s lengthy menu features a mix of regional Indian cuisine styles. Choose from vindaloo, rogan josh and palak entrees as well as exceptional vegetable dishes such as the restaurant’s signature navaratan korma, a delicious stew of long-simmered veggies, cheese and spices.

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