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The 7 Best Indian Restaurants In Raleigh

Updated: June 21, 2022

When was the last time you ate a tikka with a roti? If it’s been too long head to these great Indian restaurants in Raleigh. We scrutinized top sites, incorporating millions of diner reviews for these best Indian restaurants in Raleigh. Sate your appetite for Indian with lamb korma paired with chai tea at the Raleigh restaurants below.

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Kabab and Curry

Indian, $$, WadeIndian, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Best bites: The top 3 Indian restaurants in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Indian Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2019

Royal India

Indian, $$, Northeast RaleighIndian, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Indian Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated

The Wild Cook's Indian Grill

Indian, $$, WadeIndian, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Best bites: The top 3 Indian restaurants in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Indian Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2019

Lime & Lemon Indian Grill & Bar - Raleigh

Indian, $$, WadeIndian, $$Raleigh, Wade
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Dharani Express

Indian, $$, West RaleighIndian, $$Raleigh, West Raleigh
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Indian Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2019

Taj Mahal

Indian, $$, North RaleighIndian, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Indian Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2019

Sizzlin Stirfry Asian Bistro

Asian, $$, Northwest RaleighAsian, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best Indian restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 3295 restaurants, and 212 lists and articles from top sources like Trip 101. Yes, we even looked at Trip 101 - Top 10 Indian Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Lime & Lemon Indian Grill & Bar - Raleigh, Chhote's, and Pandya Nad are the highest-rated Indian restaurants that serve breakfast in Raleigh.

Lime & Lemon Indian Grill & Bar - Raleigh, Chhote's, and Pandya Nad are the highest-rated Indian restaurants for take-out in Raleigh.

The highest-rated Indian restaurants for delivery in Raleigh are Lime & Lemon Indian Grill & Bar - Raleigh, Chhote's, and Pandya Nad.

Lime & Lemon Indian Grill & Bar - Raleigh, Chhote's, and Pandya Nad are some of the highest-rated late-night Indian spots in Raleigh.

Lime & Lemon Indian Grill & Bar - Raleigh is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Indian restaurant in Raleigh.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy prawn curry with saffron lassi

    To elevate your prawn curry experience, we recommend some saffron lassi to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cold drink cools the palate between bites.

  • The ideal drink pairing for green sauce palak paneer

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for green sauce palak paneer can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chenin Blanc. This, dry, white wine balances the herbaceous green sauce palak paneer.

  • The ideal pairing for butter chicken

    Experts often pair butter chicken with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • A delicious pairing

    Often considered one of the most classic drinks in India, haldi doodh is a common choice across the country, often prepared with turmeric, milk, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, cloves, allspice.

  • Celebrating Indian

    Have you ever seen people smear each other in vibrant colours? It’s a sight to see at the Holi Festival, where they also have India. Keep it in mind if you ever plan a trip to India.

  • The largest curry ever

    The Culinary Association of Singapore holds the world record for making the curry, an impressive feat considering its weight of 33,839 pounds.

Parking info

Finding parking in Raleigh can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Indian spot.

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