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116 21st Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203-5221
+1 615-321-8889
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“naan” (12 reviews)
“chicken tikka” (3 reviews)
“indian curry” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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116 21st Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203-5221
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always a good choice for Indian food. Convenient to Vanderbilt and just off West End, makes it very accessible. Plenty of parking. I always go at lunch time and getbtge buffett. Plenty of fresh options with lots to choose from. Very friendly...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We parked around the corner, as there is so much construction and street closure in the area that parking is hard to find. However, we were seated immediately. The quiet and polite gentlemen who attended us were efficient and unobtrusive. The food, as always, is...More

Thank poetsspouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really good spot for Indian food in Nashville. Like other fine Indian restaurants, I think this one would benefit from re-decorating but that's a minor issue as the food that comes from the kitchen is so good. A wide ranging menu offers...More

Thank captainkush
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Have eaten her for years but not in a while until the other night! Consistent quality and good taste. Not a fancy place but food is flavorful, good quality and friendly service. very good Indian- don't overlook the rice pudding!

Thank newlifechapters
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Always excellent! I have been going here for years. Food is consistently good in the buffet. They change it up, so there is always something new.

Thank somerh
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We live in London where there are literally hundreds of curry houses and many are excellent, so I always like to go for an Indian when abroad, and am generally disappointed at what is served. The cannot be said for Sitar. I had the lamb...More

Thank Jody M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My husband and I have been enjoying Sitar for many years and it is always excellent. Friendly, attentive staff, delicious food. My husband orders the same thing every time and I have tried almost everything on the menu. We tried take-out for dinner last night...More

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Sitar for dinner with a business client. Was great place to talk and food and service wonderful. Best place in Nashville area for Indian food!

Thank Photomadman
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place by accident and Im so glad we went in. Myself and partner where on holiday from the UK and we love our curries, and we both agreed it was a delicious meal. We had aloo gobi, chicken do piazza and piswari...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Way above the crowd. We are foodies and returned after years. Superb lunch buffet. Ask for their achar pickles and tamarind sauce on the side.

Thank wjam811
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 21st Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203-5221
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-321-8889
We have plenty of free parking spot ... Live sitar on thuresday night ,,, lunch buffet every day .. From 11 to 2:30 pm Serve dinner everyday from 5 to 10 pm
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