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India Palace

120 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7396
+1 515-715-1060
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3 weeks ago
“Good again”
20 Aug 2018
“Flavor explosion”
Open Now
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
120 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7396
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third visit to India Palace. I try to go there when I visit family in Ames. The food is always good- so memorable that you want to return for more. I asked for level 6 heat and it was ever so slightly...More

Thank Trish H
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Best Indian food in Ames! The Chicken Tikka Masala was perfect- The flavors were so bright and delicious. The garlic non-was crisp and delicious and we ate all of it even though we were already full. Such a great location to right on the edge...More

2  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This was our first visit and we were not disappointed. There is wonderful variety on the menu and it is easy to find plenty for vegetarians to eat. The service is extremely polite and friendly. They also cook the food to your preferred level of...More

Thank WVTravelin1
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Have waited a year for the India Palace to reopen. Happily, they accepted reservations for our group of 6. The new place is small (12-15 tables/booths), and decor upscale. Were excited to eat there again, and not disappointed. The menu is extensive, and the food...More

1  Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 11 October 2017

If you love Indian food, you'll adore India Palace, which now inhabits a new space in the same location on Hayward Avenue. Fans of the "old" version of the restaurant loved their daily lunch buffet, which was reasonably-priced and full of the best dishes in...More

Thank AmesVegetarian
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place is amazing. Went on a Tuesday evening and the place was almost full - the word is out that is place is awesome. It tics all the boxes -great food, service, and setting. They even have delivery! I will miss the buffet they...More

Thank Campbell3boys
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Tasty food and kind, helpful wait staff. The chicken makhani(butter chicken?) was absolute treat tonight! We don't really eat that much spicy food and they made sure to make it mild like we asked.

Thank Emily H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7396
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-715-1060
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India Palace has been serving authentic Indian cuisine since 2005. We now offer delivery!
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