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) #272 of 1,444 Restaurants in Louisville €€ - €€€ Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
4742 Bardstown Rd, Eastland Shopping Center, Louisville, KY 40218-4006
+1 502-491-7412
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (4 reviews)
“naans” (6 reviews)
“indian food” (11 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
4742 Bardstown Rd, Eastland Shopping Center, Louisville, KY 40218-4006
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Found this restaurant via Tripadvisor and encouraged by the reviews, tried it. Food was excellent and the service quick, just what you need.

Thank John O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have never been disappointed when eating here, it is really good and well prepared which mean freshness. A lot of choices from Southern dishes to Northern dishes. They were very busy, but it was the weekend. Also, the staff is very friendly too.

Thank Travelingdude
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We love Indian food and kept hearing about this place. We had never tried it, mostly because it was in an old shopping center and we just weren't sure about it. Don't let the exterior fool you, once you go through the double doors it's...More

Thank amullins77
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great menu, good food, the Chennai platter is good with one masala dosa, two idlis, one masala vada and one urid dal vada. The chutneys were good but for the white one as they had used dry dessicated coconut and had the smell. The mint/red...More

Thank rkramadh
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to Dakshin and it was every bit as good as the first time! The location is a little odd and walking in, one would think it was a bar, but beyond the double doors the spicy goodness may be found....More

Thank G_Louisville
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best Indian food one will find in Louisville! VERY authentic. I absolutely love this place. They serve both north and south Indian food which is extremely rare to find. Also, they will make anything special for you if you do...More

Thank Amber K
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I am still newer to Indian food after a coworker introduced me to it. I tried Shalimar a year back and it was pretty good. However this place completely blows it away. We did the lunch buffet and everything was superior in quality. It tasted...More

Thank adam b
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We go to Dakshin when our daughter is in town and meet several of her friends there. They have a very extensive menu from all over India and the area. She does the ordering for most of us. I have several favorites. Gobi Manchurian is...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My husband and I eat Indian food a lot and have been to Dakshin many times. It has always been generally good. We ate at Dakshin on Saturday night and were blown away! It was the best Indian food we have had in a long...More

Thank kypackerfan
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The food isn't the usual chicken pieces in sauce like other Indian restaurants, it's much better than that. This place is clean and service was pretty good.

Thank Catfish85U
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4742 Bardstown Rd, Eastland Shopping Center, Louisville, KY 40218-4006
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-491-7412
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