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Swad Indian Restaurant

6007A Monona Dr, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-3930
+1 608-819-6950
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mango” (7 reviews)
“garlic naan” (8 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6007A Monona Dr, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-3930
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I'm a bit biased with it comes to Indian food. I mean i love it, so I've been to quite a few indian restaurants. They have an amazing menu, lots of options, even for vegetarians. I shouldn't say this, but I found prices to be...More

1  Thank Sylvain F
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of best restaurant in Madison. I had dinner many times here and they are consistent with their quality. Their service is amazingly quick and staff are very friendly. We had veg dinner for two , the portions were huge and we were...More

2  Thank Prakash H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Four of us meet on a Wednesday once a month for lunch at Swad. The restaurant is attractive and very clean, and the management and staff are exceptionally friendly. The $10.95 all-you-can-eat buffet is nicely presented. It includes fresh fruit and veggies, a big selection...More

1  Thank MadCityTraveler_46
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We learned of this restaurant from a friend a couple of months ago. Although I've been to a couple of Indian food establishments in the area that were okay, Swad really made me an Indian food lover. We've gone there for dinner and also have...More

1  Thank kel855
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Hubs and I love gobi Manchurian so of course we had to try it here, and it was sooo good! We also got 4 naans, garlic, ginger, onion, and stuffed, with the consensus between the two of us being that the garlic was the best....More

Thank Maogun23
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Good food, clean restaurant. Weekend buffet had enough choices, not too overwhelming. Naan was fresh and soft, Gobi manchurian was good. But nothing special about the rest of the stuff.

Thank RoseV19
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We were longtime customers at the Maharajah restaurant, but over the past few years have noticed that both the food selection and quality on their buffet has declined. In looking for a new place, we trusted the reviews here on Trip Advisor, and now we...More

1  Thank RobInWisconsin
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Went to Swad with another couple before a play at the local high school. My wife and I were not super hungry so we split a dinner and ordered an appetizer. Great Cheese Pakora to start our dinner. Our vegetarian friends with us had many,...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed one of the best and diverse Indian food buffets ever. So much to choose from it was impossible to not go back more than once. Place is very clean and staff accommodating and friendly. Crowds prove its quality. In a little strip mall but...More

1  Thank madson15
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The lunch buffet is my favorite go-to place when friends visit. In this case, my friends were attending marketing seminar at the UW Madison Fluno Center. My personal favorite was the shahi panneer cheese, followed closely behind by the chicken tandoori. The garlic naan is...More

1  Thank Morris-Madison
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8 July 2017|
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Response from GEORGE G | Reviewed this property |
I could not possibly answer this. The menu is several pages long. Best to call SWAD.
21 December 2016|
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Response from Yari J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will be open in the evening on Christmas eve. They will also be open Christmas day. I was at Swad this afternoon and they had a sign in the window talking about their holiday schedule.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6007A Monona Dr, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-3930
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison  >  Monona
  • Phone Number: +1 608-819-6950
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