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1620 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516-6231
+1 630-964-1720
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Boise, Idaho
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We found this place with a search for nearby Indian restaurants and this was a great find. the staff was very friendly, attentive and accommodating. We had the buffet and the vegetarian dishes were outstanding. The butter chicken was even better. My wife elected to pass on desert and it was her loss. I had an assortment but the mango... More 

2 Thank Gov1949
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We have visited Shikara many times in the past and both the food and service are usually excellent. Unfortunately, we experienced very disappointing service on our Wednesday night visit this week, despite the restaurant not being busier than usual. We had to wait quite a while to place our order, and in the end our entrées came before the appetizer.... More 

Thank David G
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180 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

W were a group of of 8 and were seated withg. The food was good but the service can improveout much waitin

Thank PB K
Chicago Area
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

We've eaten here several times, once or twice on a promo coupon and lately just paying full price. Of the dozen or so Indian restaurants we've eaten at this one has the best food. Prices are not cheap and servings are not huge, but we don't consider that a negative. Also the atmosphere is not very romantic. The restaurant area... More 

1 Thank Peter-DG
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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139 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

We had dinner here and the place was almost empty. Not sure why but everything is very dark and from the outside you double check to see if it's really open or not. Why not add some light? Anyway; the food we ordered was very good. Alloo Tikki with chan was delicious, naan bread and chicken biryani tasted great. I... More 

Thank Moisandor
Romeoville, Illinois
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218 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Stopped in on a weekday and had the lunch buffet. Buffet was hot, full and very flavorful. They also will bring you freshly grilled Naan bread after you start your meal. The restaurant is really well decorated, the ambience is great listening to Arabian/Indian music while dining was enjoyable as well. All for $12.

2 Thank Geo89_12
Orland Hills, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

Good experience and good customer service. Food was great in the buffet and we had a great time. Would recommend.

1 Thank sjhz333
Muskego, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Went with my Family on family dinner, Food was Very Good. Service was Very Good, But the Bill did not had all the items we ordered, but the Grand total had everything we ordered. When we asked about some of the ordered items missing from the bill details., The server explanation was it's not printing details of the food ordered,... More 

1 Thank MAhmed2014
Lombard, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

Its one of its kind restaurant specially south indian food. Great experience ,great service . variety of food very helpful staff.i i would highly recommend to every one.

Thank salikha
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

I have always enjoyed going to shikara but my last visit will not allow me to dine in there ever again. The waiter we had has been there awhile and always has some degree of attitude but this last visit was over board. When I asked him with an "excuse me" to refresh my naan basket he gave me the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1620 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516-6231
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-964-1720

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?