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The 6 Best Indian Restaurants Near St. Louis

Updated: October 8, 2021

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 St. Louis. After analyzing millions of reviews from top sites we can say that these are St. Louis’s best Indian restaurants. Can’t decide what to try? Why not opt for Thali washed down with lassi. Find the best Indian options here.

Find the perfect Indian restaurant

Taste of India

Indian, St. LouisIndianSt. Louis, West End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Indian Restaurants In St. Louis, Missouri

    Trip 101, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 3 best halal spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

Haveli Indian Restaurant

Indian, $$, St. LouisIndian, $$St. Louis
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Indian Restaurants In St. Louis, Missouri

    Trip 101, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Indian Restaurants in St Louis, MO

    Three Best Rated

Sameem Afghan Restaurant

Middle Eastern, $$, St. LouisMiddle Eastern, $$St. Louis, Forest Park Southeast
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip 101, 2019

    10 Best Halal Restaurants In St Louis, Missouri, To Please Your Taste Bud

    Trip 101, 2019
  • Riverfront Times, 2019

    The 25 Best Restaurants in St. Louis Right Now, According to Yelp

    Riverfront Times, 2019

Barg Continental Restaurant

Middle Eastern, $$, St. LouisMiddle Eastern, $$St. Louis, St. Louis Hills
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Gokul Indian Restaurant

Indian, $$, St. LouisIndian, $$St. Louis, West End
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2019

    Top 10 Indian Restaurants In St. Louis, Missouri

    Trip 101, 2019

If you travel further

Turmeric

Indian, $$, University CityIndian, $$University City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right Indian restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5278 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 147 lists and articles from Riverfront Times, Trip 101 and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Riverfront Times - The 25 Best Restaurants in St. Louis Right Now, According to Yelp, Trip 101 - 10 Best Halal Restaurants In St Louis, Missouri, To Please Your Taste Bud and Hoodline - The 3 best halal spots in St. Louis. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • saffron lassi with your prawn curry

    When considering how to best enjoy your prawn curry, we would highlight how well a glass of saffron lassi complements the dish as it cools the palate between bites.


  • A great 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.

  • Pinot Noir and vegetable jalfrezi


    The ripe berries flavor of Pinot Noir means that it is a good match for the spicy and tart flavor of vegetable jalfrezi. Try this pairing next time!

Fun facts

  • A tasty history lesson

    The chicken tikka masala was only thought up in 1960s! We wonder what people ever did without some good chicken tikka masala in their lives...

  • A classic dish

    The delicious, renowned dish dal needs to be had if you take a trip to Nepal!

  • March = Indian festival

    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.

Parking tips

Parking in St. Louis can be notoriously tough. 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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