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Reviewed 23 July 2021 via mobile

This was our second visit and it was as good as the first. Our server, Amin, was wonderful. He is soft spoken, helpful and always nearby. We started with the Samosa which was two pieces and came with two very good sauces. One looked like...tamarind and the other one was a creamy spicy cilantro sauce. For lunch we had the Navrathan Korma (creamy deliciousness) and the Lamb Kadai ( cumin spicy goodness). Both cam with plenty of rice and we also had a side of naan, also good. The very best thing we had was the mango lassi, you could really taste the mango, yogurt and bit of honey, definitely have one.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 13 July 2021 via mobile

Amin was our server last night and he was excellent. He was extremely informative as well as attentive. This was my first experience at this restaurant and I will be back any times. The food was very flavorful and has just the right amount of...spice.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 8 July 2021

I've hesitated going here in the past due to the "Indian-Mexican" sign out front. Don't make the same mistake I did. This may be the best Indian restaurant in the Columbia area. Full bar, good service, lots of veg and non-veg options. Yes, they serve...and charge you for bottled water, and use paper plates and plastic silverware, but it's not a problem. Spice level ranges 1-6. I selected 5. It made my head sweat, but it was exactly what I expected. Enjoyed chicken and shrimp 65 for appetizers and chicken vindaloo for main course. All was tasty and fresh.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 13 June 2021 via mobile

Went to dinner on Thursday night and I must say my first time in an Indian restaurant was wonderful! The waiter was attentive and friendly and I enjoyed myself. Post pandemic dinning takes getting used to still. I’m not sure if it was standard or...just sanitary concerns that lead them to use paper plates, bottled water and canned drinks but it was no big deal. We ordered the samosas, buttered chicken and curry chicken. I promise I will be back!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 21 May 2021 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here twice - once dining in and once for takeout - and both experiences were wonderful! The food is delicious and expertly prepared, and the service is top notch. We wish we lived closer!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 May 2021

I ate at this restaurant on my way home from a long trip. I was looking forward to a good Indian meal. First of all, they charged for the water which was in a bottle. I placed my order to a server who could hardly...speak and did not engage. When my order came it was in takeout containers which was totally unexpected ( had I know that I would have gone elsewhere). The chicken dishes that I ordered were not good at all. The chicken was overcooked and dry. In addition, the food was not hot as in warmth. It was hot in terms of spice. The was the worst dining experience in recent history. I would not recommend wasting your money here. The is a better Indian restaurant just down the street. Go there you will be much happier.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 28 February 2021 via mobile

Excellence food and service! Kesim recommended the Butter Chicken and the Mango Lassi and they were both delicious! Will visit again.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 17 February 2021

Amazing food, in a way I'm glad it's on the other side of town...We'd be eating here all the time. Our waiter Kisim is very helpful. Especially when I'm asking a lot of question about ingredients, and when we try something new.. So worth the...drive from Elgin. It's a must go to Indian restaurant in ColumbiaMore

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 23 November 2020

Persis Indian Grill is known for its great buffet, but in these days of COVID-19 that's on hold. Even so, ordering a la carte is a delight. The menu offers a wide selection of Indian food from all over the country. The taste is very...authentic. They even have Goan dishes! If you find the wide selection a bit bewildering, just ask Kasim for his recommendations. We had a feast. Some of the best Indian food I've had outside of India!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 20 August 2020

Wonderful experience, great food. Excellent service. Kasim helped us choose and was so friendly. Will definitely go back!

Date of visit: August 2020
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I thought it was delicious and a good half of the entrees if not more were vegetarian
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Persis Indian Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4