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Sitar Indian Cuisine

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6004 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6345
+1 865-588-1828
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Walland, Tennessee
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sitar's has a consistently good buffet lunch with a variety of tasty food.The contents of the buffet line are usually kept fresh and hot and I've never had dried out food which occurs at many buffet lines. Service is good and the servers are friendly and courteous.

Thank Carlen01
Perry, Georgia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Food was good but this was my first visit to an Indian restaurant and unfortunately we arrived only 20 minutes before closing so the buffet probably was not at its best.What they had was good but have no basis for comparison. They had some unique dishes Do plan on returning and eating some menu items which have been reported as... More 

Thank poppadoc992
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

For the first time and it was absolutely wonderful the service and staff was on point and very professional they did help me with my food eats and help me decide what to get. when I got my food home I was amazed at how well prepared the food was hot and fresh and tasty. I will be back again... More 

Thank Christopher C
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

But artificial colors in the chutneys? Come on guys, drop the artificial stuff in your food! Excellent aloo Gobi and malai kofta, friendly service, great garlic nan

Thank Edward G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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191 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Very interesting items on the menu and lunch buffet that are so unique to Indian cooking. One of my favs is their baked chicken and another their lentil dish. Try it!

Thank Wayne C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I was meeting someone here for dinner, and ordered the Bengan Bhurtha, with medium spice. I was afraid that might be too much, but it was just right. The food was fantastic, and the servers were friendly and helpful.

Thank Alex H
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147 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The food is excellent. We love the lamb saag (spinach) and of course, garlic naan. They also serve goat (with bones)! At lunch, the buffet has a nice selection of chicken and vegetarian dishes plus sides. The mango lassis are the best. On par with the food, the service is both friendly and efficient. Our water glasses never near empty... More 

Thank OHWanderingProf
Knoxville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite go to stops after church on Sunday. The food and selection is so good you can't beat it.

Thank Scott A
Berea, Kentucky
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Sitar absolutely has GREAT food! My family goes here to eat quite often, usually two or three times a month. Every time we go to eat in the restaurant their buffet seems to expand a little more. We love Sitar so much that my parents actually had them cater their wedding this past summer!! So not only are they a... More 

Thank brandonpollock
Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

My husband is English and a lot of our friends are European, so when they visit or my husband wants to eat like home, we go to Sitars. I really hadn't had Indian food until I met him, but now wonder why I never tried it! There is nothing at this restaurant that I don't like or have tried that... More 

Thank Maclebon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?