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Indian American Cafe

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91 N Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3718
+1 540-433-1177
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great nepalese food! super casual, nice wait staff, big selection of dishes. Watch out for the spice - can be very hot - which i love but not everyone does :-)

Thank Jennifer C
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great Service, food was excellent. Very affordable and includes great vegetarian options. They do accept credit cards now.

Thank Mary C
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Their food is extremely authentic. You can get it from not spicy at all to mouth burning-sweating-crying spicy. Everything here is great; I could eat about 10 orders of the samosas by myself.

Thank Emily L
Alexandria, Virginia
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Great meal. Great vibe. Loved their Nepali cuisine. Highly recommended. Will definitely return on my return trip to area

1 Thank KDB21
Gainesville, Florida
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334 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This place is a little hard to find, or at least to find close-by parking, but it is worth the effort. Interesting and varied selections, but watch out for the pepper heat, called incorrectly "spicy", because medium was plenty hot for my experienced palate, used to British Pak-Indian restaurants. Delicious, nevertheless. The service is friendy bur slow, because they prepre... More 

1 Thank George E
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with large group of coworkers on a time crunch -- big mistake. They cook the food to order and it takes longer. Just plan for that. Waiter left much to be desired -- he had a very hard time keeping things straight. We also went on the first day they were taking credit cards, so that was... More 

Thank Erin H
Bettendorf, Iowa
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Want the real deal? Look no further. The owners are from Nepal, yet this is really good, authentic Indian food. The spices were excellent and well balanced. And spicy! Guests have a choice, of course, if someone doesn't like it spicy, but we are fans of the "near native" hot, burn your mouth spicy. Yum!!! Always good with a mango... More 

Thank sa01008
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This small family owned restaurant prepares and serves authentic Indian food to order. I live in the area and frequently stop for take out. Even though each dish is prepared to order, I never have to wait long for carry out. It is spicy (hot)!! You can order on their heat range of 1 (low) to 5 (high). If you,... More 

Thank ValleyGirl626
Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This place is a little gem. The food is really good and plentiful. They accept cash or checks. It is owned and run (hands-on) by a dear couple from Nepal, who are part of the very fabric of downtown. You should go with a group and get lots of different choices on the menu and then share. Your tummy will... More 

Thank Kathy W
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I visited Indian-American Cafe with a friend this evening to order take out. I have eaten here two times before and the meals I have had have been phenomenal. Portions are generous and you can tell the hearts of the owners go into making it. Two things to be aware of, you'll need to have cash or a check to... More 

Thank liztheblonde

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 N Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-433-1177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?