The native chefs at India Palace use traditional cooking methods to sizzle up a tasty array of Indian cuisine, drawing from a pantry of fresh ingredients and spices. The 11th-story dining room regales patrons with scenic views of the landscape typically reserved for window washers or wealthy passengers on low-flying UFOs. Open seven days a week, India Palace stocks a buffet for lunch before populating dinner plates at 5:30 p.m.
Chef and owner Raj left his native Punjab in 1994 to earn his culinary stripes working as a cook in New York City. After a year of training and practice, he relocated to St. Louis, where his expertise in the art of Indian cooking quickly won praise in the Riverfront Times, which dubbed his eatery the city’s best vegetarian restaurant.
Laden with meat-free options, the menu entices taste buds with spiced and nutritious ingredients such as saag paneer’s spinach and fresh cheese, aloo gobi’s cauliflower and potatoes, and chana masala’s tender garbanzo beans. Chefs also throw dairy to the wayside in many dishes, including the vegan mirchi bhajia—deep-fried anaheim peppers stuffed with potatoes and spices hot enough to peel the wallpaper off a doll’s house. A catering menu provides spreads for large groups and flash mobs that rent the on-premises banquet hall.
Turn to India's Rasoi for your next supper, and enjoy authentic Indian food in the heart of St. Louis' Central West End neighborhood. Put the diet on pause when you visit India's Rasoi — there are no low-fat menu items. Enjoy a drink with your dinner — India's Rasoi has a full bar to serve up a glass of wine, beer, or more. A private room is available for reservation at India's Rasoi for those nights when you take the whole gang out to celebrate. Wifi is on the house at India's Rasoi, so bring along your tablet or laptop. Outdoor seating is ready for diners on those warm summer days.
You can also grab your grub to go. The restaurant also offers catering if you want to bring the flavors of India's Rasoi to your next party or event.
Dining at India's Rasoi will set you back about $30 per person on average. India's Rasoi dishes up breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by for your favorite meal.
For some serious spice, grab a table at House of India Restaurant for a taste of Indian cooking. None of the fare at House of India Restaurant is low-fat, so you'll have to put the diet aside for a visit here. Bring the whole clan to House of India Restaurant — kids and parents will love the menu and ambience here. Heading out with a larger party? There's plenty of space for big groups at House of India Restaurant.
For those in a rush, the restaurant lets you take your food to go.
Guests can park for free in the adjoining lot.
It will typically cost you about $30 to enjoy a meal at House of India Restaurant.
After earning his stripes as chef and manager of House of India, Suresh Khurana is kicking up new turf with Flavor of India, serving North Indian dishes in an elegant dining room with warm accents the colors of peaches and pomegranates. Fruity touches also pop up throughout the menu, with dried fruits enhancing portions of steaming rice biryani and citrus notes brightening the smoky flavors of tandoori chicken and shrimp. String lights around the fully stocked bar bring out the sparkles in everyone's eyes, making the restaurant a suitable place for shooting charismatic business headshots.