The 10 Best Indian Restaurants in West Virginia!

Nothing draws you to food better than the aromatic smells created by herbs and spices, and Indian food is resplendent with colors and flavors of spices like cardamom, cloves, cumin, nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger. Your mouth will be on alert the moment you enter the doors at one of these delicious Indian restaurants in West Virginia.

1. Little India Restaurant, Charleston, WV

Offering a fresh take on old favorites like tandoori and vindaloo entrees featuring lamb, chicken, and goat, Little India Restaurant in Charleston, West Virginia, is one of the area’s best Indian eateries. When you go, make sure to try one of the delicious and creamy lassi drinks made with yogurt. It’s a great addition to your main dish. Open every day for lunch and dinner.

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2. Sitar of India, Charleston, WV

What better place to find the heart of India food than in the heart of downtown Charleston, West Virginia? Open since 1994, Sitar of India features authentic dishes like lamb curry and chicken vindaloo that are customer favorites and have earned them awards and recognition for having “The Best Overall Food” in the city. Each dish has a compelling flavor and taste from the aromatic spices used, and you can order various heat levels depending on your tolerance. Open seven days a week for your dining enjoyment.

3. Saffron Indian Cuisine, Morgantown, WV

Located in Morgantown, West Virginia, Saffron Indian Cuisine offers sit-down dining including a full buffet daily. For your convenience, you can also order ahead for pickup or delivery. Open every day except Monday, this international eatery is the only restaurant in the area that offers 100 percent Halal meat prepared using specific methods according to Islamic requirements that result in a healthier cut of meat. You can also order foods made gluten free and they’ll try to meet any other dietary need. There are varying heat levels from not spicy to extremely spicy, and discounts for catering events.

4. Spice Connexion, Martinsburg, WV

You may have found your new favorite lunch spot when you try Spice Connexion in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Located in a quaint spot that will make you feel like you’re really in India, Spice Connexion gives you the chance to experience the unique tastes, smells, and flavors of the spices and condiments used to prepare traditional Indian foods. There’s a lunch buffet served Tuesday through Sunday and menu items prepared by expert chef YS Rawat, who has traveled extensively across the world to gather and bring home the innovative concepts that helps him prepare the food served to hungry diners.

5. Tastebuds, Lewisburg, WV

Who would imagine you would find authentic Indian food in southeastern West Virginia? Some reviewers on social media sites have called it “a delicious oasis in a desert of mediocrity” and once you eat there, you’ll understand why. Every sense will be delighted by the aromas, visual presentation, and flavor of dishes like chicken tikka, a smoky favorite prepared with a spicy yogurt marinade or dal tadka, a mild-flavored vegetarian lentil dish served with rice and papad. So much to try, so little time.

6. Nawab Indian Cuisine, Huntington, WV

If you’re new to Indian food and aren’t sure what to try, the all-you-can-eat lunch buffet served at Nawab Indian Cuisine may be the perfect place to start. Located in Huntington, West Virginia, this authentic restaurant is worth the drive even if you’re not local to the area. The unassuming and casual atmosphere sets the stage for the aroma, color, and flavor of the food served there. You’ll have the chance to try a number of vegetable dishes like samosa, a mildly spicy pastry stuffed with potatoes and peas, a lightly battered vegetable mixture that’s deep fried to perfection, or one of the many soups, salads, or entrees available. Don’t forget to try the delicious Kheer, a rice pudding with a hint of cardamom, for a special treat.

7. Govinda’s Restaurant, Moundsville, WV

Easy on the budget and offering delicious vegetarian and vegan menu choices, Govinda’s Restaurant in Moundsville, West Virginia, is a diner’s delight. Offering dishes prepared without meat, fish, eggs, onions, and garlic, you’ll never feel the loss with the expertly prepared and excellent options available there. With the goal of providing the best customer service and the healthiest food in the area, you can sample a little bit of everything at the daily lunch buffet or order ahead and pick up or have it delivered to your home.

8. Bombay Indian Grill, Morgantown, WV

Known for offering mouthwatering Indian dishes like tikka masala, tandoori, and samosa, Bombay Indian Grill in Morgantown, West Virginia, is a community favorite and university staple when it comes to authentic Indian food. They supplement the already great menu with Manchurian and Chinese items as well, and are open every day until 10 p.m.

9. Mother India, Morgantown, WV

You’ll be greeted by a total sensory experience when you visit Mother India for your next lunch or dinner. Located in Morgantown, West Virginia, this authentic Indian restaurant offers traditional cuisine from different regions of India with heat levels of your choosing. If you like the idea of trying new things, they have a lunch buffet that won’t disappoint, and they have options for vegetarians. Open six days week, you can eat in, take out, or have your next party catered.

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10. Jumbo Buffet, Parkersburg, WV

Known as a traditional Chinese buffet, Jumbo Buffet in Parkersburg, West Virginia, also offers a nice selection of international menu items from other Asian and Middle Eastern areas. With the option to dine it, carry out, or have your meal delivered, you’ll enjoy the consistency of the food prepared there. Convenient online ordering makes whatever you order easy and fast. Jumbo Buffet is open every day from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. and later on Friday and Saturday nights.

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