Best of Philly

Best Indian Restaurant

2017 Best New Indian Restaurant


There’s more to Indian food than tandoori chicken and mango lassis, as you’ll discover at this strip-mall spot that highlights Southern Indian cuisine. It’s vegetarian, but with complex curries, lentil dal vada donuts and dosas, no one will miss the meat. Bring the kids—they’ll get a kick out of the paper dosas, which are, quite literally, twice as big as they are.

151 West Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA | 610-594-9250 | Website

2016 Best Chaat and Chai

Chaat and Chai

1532 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

You know the city has changed when the best Indian food is coming out of a cheery, colorful place around the corner from the Melrose […] Read more »

2015 Best Saffron


145 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA Website

While local Indian mini-chain Tiffin has locations in Bryn Mawr and Wynnewood, more than a few Main Liners prefer this stand-up BYO run by a […] Read more »

2014 Best Kabob & Grill

Kabob & Grill

107 East County Line Road, Ardmore, PA Website

Like many of the best ethnic restaurants, it doesn’t look like much from the outside and yet this newcomer has quickly become an area favorite. […] Read more »

2013 Best New Azaad

New Azaad

6443 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

It may not look like much (and really, it doesnt), but after several meals consumed both in the restaurant and on the go, weve tried […] Read more »

2012 Best Tashan


777 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The best thing to happen to Philly Indian food since Tiffin-but for the hundredth time: Tashan is not Tiffin. The reference points range from Nagaland […] Read more »

2010 Best Saffron Indian Kitchen

Saffron Indian Kitchen

145 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA Website

The layers of flavors at this Bala BYO take our Indian favorites up a notch, starting with the rice: Light, fluffy, and infused with the […] Read more »

2009 Best IndeBlue


619 Collings Avenue, Collingswood, NJ Website

A couple of years ago, Tiffin raised the bar for Indian food in Philadelphia. Its longtime chef, Rakesh Ramola, has jumped ship and opened this […] Read more »