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Minar Palace

1304 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215-546-9443
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“samosas” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (7 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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1304 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I have business meetings in any city, I look for Indian restaurants because there aren't any in my home town. This one was close to my hotel, so a colleague and I tried it out on a rainy Tuesday night. The service was friendly...More

Thank Colleen F
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The lunch buffet is worth a look. It's reasonably priced ($9.95 when I went there), and there's a good variety of dishes, both vegetarian and meat. The food is tasty. Considering prices in center city Philadelphia, this place is a real bargain.

Thank SMartHistorian
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Great lunch specials - always enjoyable and an excellent value. Super clean, very friendly and competent wait staff.

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I prefer to order from the menu but the buffet is good for lunch or dinner. I find the samosas spicier than other places but still delicious. I'd recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank chewyemmy
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I grew up eating Indian food, and have lived in many countries where different styles and types of food from India's regions are common. I've never eaten anything quite so bland as this, though. The food was poor, the service left a lot to be...More

1  Thank TheRunawayFound
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Quite authentic, delicious and fresh buffet. Clean place, good service. Caveat:not much vegetables and salad bar is not very attractive. All plates with curry are excellent. Nice decor. Clean and tidy. A nice thing: the take out options . Handy for those who stays at...More

Thank michel_josee
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The average restaurant has an extremely short lifespan - that we have been delighted customers for 20+ years should tell you something about Minar Palace. Over time, ingredient costs rise, staff turns over, fads appear and disappear, etc. And yet Minar Palace consistently pleases on...More

Thank opteron
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Thought we'd give this place a try due to some good reviews here and the food pictures on the restaurant web site... Worried because it was out first experience of BYOB and also we didn't know how crowded it would be given that it was...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

While visiting Philadelphia, I accidentally found the Minar Palace while looking for another place to eat. This restaurant offers a wonderful buffet of two chicken and a goat entree, along with several other dishes that were all delicious. When I first walked in there was...More

Thank highdesert_flyfisher
Reviewed 29 April 2016

really good food. The have a Al cart and all day buffet too. Service is good and fast . Have to look for it but easy to find if you are walking the city

Thank paragkarania
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1304 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-9443
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