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Sitar Indian Cuisine

6004 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6345
+1 865-588-1828
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6004 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6345
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good food for very great price .if i will be in that era again i will definitely go there .and it's not only me my whole family like the test of all food

Thank bhagyesh p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a huge disappointment. It began with a Lasse that tasted as if it had gone bad. My curry that I ordered hot was mild. I also could not taste the usual variety of spices used in an Indian curry. It was as if...More

Thank jazzyjava
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

As stated in the title, we were new to Indian cuisine and our waiter was extremely patient with us. I ordered the chicken tikka biryani and it was divine. The serving size is enough to feed me for the next three days. The chicken was...More

Thank rrjenkins
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We ate during their lunch buffet. It was delicious and I am still craving their food. I wasn't allowed to bring home what I couldn't finish though so I will not dine in next time. Very friendly staff.

Thank vivat2017
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Went here with my bf and family for my birthday. My bf and I have eaten Indian food before so we knew what we wanted but my family were new to the whole experience. The best part was the staff was very helpful and super...More

Thank Emily I
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Sitar has been a long-time favorite since I moved to Knoxville in 2009. I have an earlier from review from 2015 that raves about it, and how it has always been one of my most favorite restaurants in Knoxville. However, after my last three visits,...More

Thank lithicschik
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Whenever we travel, I enjoy finding Indian restaurants, as we do not have one in our town. This location was a good stop. The lunch buffet was $7.95, which is less than most. I enjoyed the chicken curry and the tandoori chicken, though my son...More

Thank rwilliams2911
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Sitar after about 20 year uphold its quality food. decor now is aging and needs updating. Carpet looks has not been replace as it it is worn and buckling up. However food is still best compared to other Indian places in knoxville

Thank disgusted173
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Sitar usually puts out a good lunch buffet with a decent variety of meat, poultry and vegetable dishes. Their entrees often include chicken, goat, beef and sometimes fish, with a half dozen or so vegetable dishes plus condiments and dessert. Their chicken tandoori is a...More

1  Thank Carlen01
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We were there on a Saturday for lunch. The place was busy but we were met by three people when we walked in the door and were seated promptly. We looked the buffet over. There were lots of different things to try, but all of...More

Thank Robert C
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Connie S
Do you have a children's menu? Would have a 3 yr. old along if we come.
26 May 2017|
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Response from disgusted173 | Reviewed this property |
You cane request smaller portion or ask waiter to get something for children. Best thing to do is go at lunch time when they have buffet so that children can try different things.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6004 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6345
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-588-1828
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