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Mantra Indian Cuisine & Spirits

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220 N Harrison St, Davenport, IA 52801-1903
+1 563-424-5500
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11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Iowa
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513 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Mantra offers a very good selection of vegetarian and meat entree options and they are located next to a parking ramp so you shouldn't have a problem finding a place to park. Weekends are free for a two hour window, leaving you plenty of time for dining. The service was very good, as was the cheese naan and both of... More 

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Thank IA_Hawks
San Diego, California
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48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends visited Mantra during our business trip in Davenport. The food was fresh and delicious, variety of options for vegan and vegetarian. Prices are very reasonable too.

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Thank Kristina P
Iowa
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We have ate here a few times, usually during the lunch buffet. They do not have a large selection on the buffet, but what is on the buffet is very good. Tandori chicken that is roasted but not dried out, warm naan, different vegetable dishes, etc. Service is good and quick and best of all the prices can't be beat... More 

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1 Thank Schmerko
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Our family has enjoyed this cook's cooking for years. We lived in India for many years and appreciate the authentic cooking rather than Americanized Indian food that we get at other establishments. The Thursday lunch buffet is a favorite of mine.

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1 Thank Karla K
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

First time having Indian food, and i give it two thumbs up. The place has a good atmosphere, but also a big menu for those who like variety. I had the mild rogan Josh and absolutely loved it.

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Thank Mitchell C
Muscatine, Iowa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've been west coast - east coast and over seas. Simply put this is the best Indian Cuisine (Including Iowa City etc.) for 200 miles in diameter. The lunch buffet is fittingly limited with only Tandoori Chicken as meat, but priced very moderately at $11.00 I believe. The service and quality deems a minimum tip of 20% in my opinion.... More 

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Thank rubinaglass
Davenport, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

They know our order by heart now! We go here once a week for sure. Best food with amazing flavor. Very nice people.

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Thank Nikki B
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The food here is good and fairly priced.The mango lassi was tasty and generously sized. Cocktails are around $6. I liked the flavor of the Bombay Mojito, but it would have been better if it was muddled as stated on the menu rather than blended (resulted in lots of small pieces of dry stem messing up the texture). The waiter... More 

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Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I try out Indian restaurants whenever we visit other cities and time and time again we have decided the best Indian food is right here in our backyard...at Mantra. The staff is wonderful, food is always delicious (even when we've brought groups of 10-15 friends with us or had my husbands birthday party catered upstairs) and they... More 

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183 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stopped on a cross country trip for lunch buffet. The selection was a bit small, and the only meat they had was chicken, but everything was very well prepared and very tasty. For about $10 it was a great value!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 N Harrison St, Davenport, IA 52801-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Davenport
  • Phone Number: +1 563-424-5500

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