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Ekta Indian Cuisine

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250 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3929
+1 215-426-2277
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you're hungry for Indian food (and you're in Philly), stop reading this and go to Ekta right now. Or have them deliver! Packed with flavors, Ekta is outstanding. Highlights include the Butter chicken, Veggie samosas and Shabanam curry. I've toured the menu, and have never ordered anything dull. Bonus: they deliver almost anywhere in Philadelphia. It usually takes quite... More 

Thank Tom C
Ahmedabad, India
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93 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went for a lunch... the ambience is OK, food is Good, Staff is OK, restaurant location is OK too, pricing is Good. Overall an average one.

Thank blacksteallion
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Forget West Philly for Indian! Unless you know an Indian family who can cook you dishes you cannot find on any restaurant menu, you must make Ekta your go to place for dine in or take out Indian. Their sauces are the best I have had. They have a really good range of selections, stuff I have not seen on... More 

Thank Chalita2020
New Jersey
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170 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

We met our son for dinner in Philadelphia and he suggested eating at EKTA. It is his favorite Indian restaurant, Food and service were both good. We had the veg. samosa,garlic naan, balgan bharta (smoked eggplant) and .chicken tikka masala. All were good. There is street parking which was hard to find. Menu is all a la carte. They have... More 

Thank ckatmomi
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Our daughter took us to Ekta in Philadelphia. She loves the Ekta in Bryn Mawr but they were booked. We had not eaten at an Indian Restaurant before. The food was incredibly delicious. The only drawback is that the restaurant is BYOB and we did not come prepared, but the waitress topped off my water glass 6 times during our... More 

Thank Denise W
Caesarea, Israel
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132 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

We had a delicious meal at Ekta. The staff is lovely and helpful. The food was absolutely delicious. If you are looking for a genuine Indian meal this is the place. Modest and just right!

Thank cvwgi
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

I was in Philly for work and decided to stay in for dinner and order takeout from here. I got the paneer tika masala and a crunchy/soupy appetizer that were both delicious. I read some reviews that pushed naan, but I could have done without it. Everything came hot and was absolutely delicious. Strongly recommended.

Thank Victoria S
Florence, Italy
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160 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

I love indian cousine and I went to this place with a bundle of friends...one of them is indian and he suggested this place! Really good, the best indian food that I've ever eaten! Besides it's even cheap 20 $ each and we ate many things! It's a BYOB!

Thank DilettaBonciani
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428 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014

This unpretentious place isn't going to win any awards for atmosphere, but the food is very good, with a broad selection of meat and vegetarian offerings.

Thank mrsirin
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127 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014

We didn't eat there, but did the take out and it was wonderful. The butter chicken, while not as good as the one that I had in Belfast this summer (the best!) was delicious and among the best I have ever had. The rice was fluffy as was the naan which was tasty beyond most that I've eaten. We had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-3929
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-426-2277

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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?