The Top 4 Indian Restaurants Around Austin

March 14, 2017

the-top-4-indian-restaurants-around-austin.jpgIndian cuisine is both satisfying and healthy, making it as good a choice on weeknights as on weekends. If you're looking for a great Indian restaurant in the Austin area, here are our top four picks.

1. Asiana Indian Cuisine
801 E William Cannon Dr Ste 205, Austin
24.7 miles from
Springs at Lakeline

With a spacious, yet casual dining room, Asiana Indian cuisine is perfect for dinner with a big group of friends or your family. They take great pride in creating authentic, flavorful cuisine during their weekday lunch buffet and ala carte dinner. You can even order your food to-go if you're in a rush. Favorite dishes include the Reshmi Kabobs, consisting of ground chicken cooked in a tandoori oven, and the Lamb Khorma, a classic dish served in curry sauce with nuts. There's a good selection of vegetarian dishes, too.

2. Clay Pit
1601 Guadalupe St, Austin
17.5 miles from Springs at Lakeline

Gray brick walls and wooden tables give Clay Pit a bit of a modern, sophisticated vibe. This would be a suitable place for a laidback date or quiet dinner with a companion. Your meal will start with hand-stretched naan bread, a true specialty at Clay Pit. From there, you can try enticing entrees like the Khooros E-Tursh, featuring stuffed chicken breast in an almond cream sauce. Finish your meal with one of the unique desserts, which have been featured in Bon Appetit Magazine. Clay Pit offers a full bar, serving wine, beer and specialty cocktails with an Indian twist.

3. Tarka Indian Kitchen
201 University Blvd, Round Rock
2.8 miles from
Springs at Round Rock

Quick and casual is the name of the game at Tarka Indian Kitchen, but that does not mean the food is lacking in flavor or quality. You order at the counter and your food is prepared to-order. You can then carry it away with you or enjoy it in the small dining room. They offer many gluten-free and vegan options, which are clearly labeled on the menu. Guests particularly enjoy the Chicken Vindaloo and Saag Paneer. Complete your meal with a Mango Lemonade for a refreshing twist. Tarka Indian Kitchen is open daily for lunch and dinner.

4. Nasha
1614 East 7th St, Austin
21.6 miles from
Springs at Round Rock

Nasha's small dining room has a calming atmosphere, thanks to the owner’s use of plants and natural wood tables. The exterior is a carefully painted abstract art piece that you have to see in person to truly appreciate. On the menu, you'll find classic Indian dishes like Chicken Tika Masala, along with some Indian fusion dishes like the vegan Indian tacos. Their full bar serves specialty cocktails, including an excellent basil margarita. Nasha is open daily for lunch and dinner, and they stay open 'til 1 a.m. on weekends for late-night snacks and drinks.

Have you visited any of these top-rated Indian restaurants near your Springs apartment community? Do you have another favorite Indian restaurant that we didn't include? Share your experiences in the comments section below.

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