Do you and your friends have a hard time finding a restaurant that accommodates both vegetarians and meat lovers? India Palace offers two dozen meat-free dishes that incorporate the distinctive flavors of authentic Indian cooking. A lunch buffet is served seven days a week beginning at 11 a.m., and the restaurant is open for dinner every day until 10 pm.
Surabhi is a Hindu word meaning "fragrant," and that certainly applies to the delicious aromas that permeate this popular restaurant. The extensive menu showcases the range of Indian food, categorized by ingredients and region. You'll also find a number of Indo-Chinese dishes such as chicken lollipop and idii Manchurian, a traditional savory cake prepared with a sweet and spicy sauce. Order online for carry-out and delivery and use the promo code "Surabhi" to receive $7 off your first delivery order.
3. Darbar India Grill 14871 Granada Ave, Apple Valley 952.953.6403 1.2 miles from Springs at Apple Valley
Darbar opened just last fall, but it's quickly developed a devoted following thanks to its delicious food, gracious service and reasonable prices. Customers rave about the wide variety of dishes and the authenticity of preparation. The $10 lunch buffet offered seven days a week is an absolute bargain!
Bay Leaf has a casual, no-frills ambiance that puts the focus squarely on the food, which doesn't disappoint. Bay Leaf's mission is to serve fresh, healthy Indian food, so they use only Halal meat and no added MSG. Lunch specials include Thali, or "business lunch," which is a traditional method of serving several items on a large round platter. Unlimited Thali is offered on weekends. Order online for carry-out and delivery and sign up for their coupon mailings.
5. Tibet Corner 802 Mainstreet, Hopkins 952.426.3885 14.8 miles from Springs at Egan Drive
Expand your horizons at Tibet Corner, a family-owned restaurant that serves traditional Tibetan and Indian cuisine. Be sure to try the customer favorite momos, which are Tibetan dumplings that come fried or steamed with your choice of beef, chicken or tofu and veggies. Order online for carry-out or delivery and get $5 off your first delivery order with the promo code "TibetCorner."
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