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Which Indian Buffet in St. Louis Park is better?

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MayrMN Feb 2, 2010 02:20 PM

Planning to meet a friend for lunch tomorrow and want to hear which buffet is better.
Best of India on Minnetonka Blvd http://www.bestofindiausa.com/
Taste of India on Wayzata Blvd (394 frontage rd) http://www.tasteofindia-online.com/

I know that all Indian buffets start to blend together, but my husband and I really liked Surabhi in Bloomington recently and felt it had a different take than we'd experienced before.

Thanks in advance for your two cents!

-MayrMN

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    doodledee RE: MayrMN Feb 2, 2010 06:54 PM

    They're prob basically the same, but I've enjoyed 'Best of India' several times recently and had quite good luck. They usually have a curry goat that is good, and all of their veg dishes are delicious. Also: you can go to Axman after your meal!

    Been years since I went to the buffet at Taste, but I did get takeout from there a few weeks back and it was just fine, too.

    1. bob s RE: MayrMN Feb 2, 2010 09:16 PM

      I think I prefer the food at Best of India by a hair, but I must admit to being a little skeeved out about the place the last few times that I've eaten there. I don't know what it is - perhaps it's the fact that it's usually almost empty and I'm concerned that the food has been sitting around for a while. Also, the location of the buffet - in the back of the restaurant - does not add to the ambiance.

      If you can overlook these things, I think the food ends up being a bit more interesting at Best of India than at Taste of India. Plus, it's across the street from Four Firkins.

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      Taste of India
      5617 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416

      Best of India
      8120 Minnetonka Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55426

      The Four Firkins
      8009 Minnetonka Blvd, St. Louis Park, MN 55426

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        Enso RE: MayrMN Apr 6, 2012 07:04 AM

        It's not in SLP, but we've been to Bukhara Indian Bistro several times now and have been pleased/impressed each visit. They have a larger selection of items than ToI (not familiar with BoI).

        15718 Wayzata Boulevard East
        Minnetonka
        www.bukharamn.com

        Taste of India has really scaled back on the variety of dishes they offer--don't seem to rotate in some of my favorites any longer.

        Bukhara also does their lunch buffet 7 days a week.

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          TDS1 RE: Enso Apr 6, 2012 08:11 AM

          Do any of these do a dinner buffet?

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