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Indian for lunch near CCWest

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Man, I must be really out of it. A good work friend and I take each other to lunch every year for our respective birthdays, birthday girl's choice. We haven't been to the buffet at The Palace at the Ben for a while, so I figured I'd request lunch there. Ooops. Closed.

Where can one find an Indian restaurant with a buffet for lunch? I always have a hard time making choices when it comes to Indian food, so a buffet fits the bill. It needs to be a short cab ride from 20th & Market. If there really isn't anything good, I'll just exert my birthday prerogative and pick something else.

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  1. Your best bet probably is Minar Palace at 13th and Walnut. If you are willing to go to University City, Sitar on 38th, and New Delhi on 40th and Chestnut are both decent choices.

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      1. re: PattiCakes

        Patti.. all three of those have buffets. I ate at Minar last year for lunch, and it was ok.

        If you do not want a buffet there are considerably more choices to consider.

        1. re: cwdonald

          My favorite thing at Minar are the chats, especially the papri chat. However, I don't know if it's on the buffet.

      2. re: cwdonald

        +1 Sitar India. They are closed Tuesdays.

      3. IndeBlue doesn't do a buffet, I don't think, but I have liked the food I've gotten there.