Whether you are in the mood for a traditional entrée or Indian street food, you can get your Indian food fix at these top Indian restaurants in Atlanta. From tried-and-true classic dishes to crafty new takes, these restaurants have the best Indian food in the city.
Tabla in Midtown Atlanta offers a contemporary lounge atmosphere and a bit of fusion into its cuisine. They also offer plenty of traditional dishes like samosas and several curries. You get a view into the kitchen room the dining room so that you can watch the chefs at work on your delicious meal. At the bar, you can get Indian beers or unique craft cocktails made with Indian spice-infused liquor.
Chai Pani in Downtown Decatur serves Indian street food that makes you feel like you are in the middle of Mumbai. Their menu also has traditional Indian dishes, but they are most known for their street snacks, or chaat, like samosas covered in chutney, okra fries, and crunchy kale fritters. You can be sure their meat and vegetables are sourced from local and regional farmers, like chicken and catfish from North Carolina and sustainably raised lamb from Pennsylvania.
Himalayas Indian Restaurant
Himalayas Indian Restaurant in Chamblee has been serving up delicious Indian fine dining since 1985. They serve up Indian staples made in a traditional charcoal-fired tandoor oven, and they have a lunch buffet with one of the best prices around. Himalayas Indian Restaurant is a favorite of those who want delicious Indian food but need control over the degree of spice; the restaurant specializes in cooking the food according to your spice preference. Customer favorites include the fluffy naan, mulligatawny soup, the cheesy saag paneer, and the shrimp with lentils.
Gokul Sweets has two locations in Decatur and one in Duluth. This unique Indian restaurant specializes in all-vegetarian cuisine, Indian snacks, and heavenly desserts. Gokul Sweets is a confectioner’s dream with heavenly, sugary creations like badam barfi (buttery almond candy cut into squares) and adventurous options like a Falooda (a saffron or pistachio flavored milk shake with vanilla ice cream, black jelly beans, and noodles).
Botiwalla at Ponce City Market adds a bit of Persian flavor to Indian street food. This Indo-Persian cuisine is a counter-serve spot at the Ponce City Market food hall comes from the same team behind Chai Pani. In addition to a selection of chaat street foods, Botiwalla offers grilled meats, flat breads, fresh herbs, and wraps.