At 10Best, we're always on the lookout for New Orleans's best restaurants, and while we appreciate places that have a broad culinary range, we can't help but adore restaurants that specialize in a given cuisine. When we're in the mood for Indian food in New Orleans, we head to Golden Feather Mardi Gras Indian Restaurant Gallery - a reader favorite - or we count on Sara's's solid track record and consistently great dishes. You'll find these places - and any of the restaurants on our list - to be fantastic options for Indian cuisine, and if you're looking to concentrate your efforts, start with the vibrant Metairie area.

Tarka Indian & Pakistani Cuisine

Welcome to Tarka Indian & Pakistani Cuisine! We specialize in delicious and reasonablypriced cuisine, including our house specialties and other customerfavorites. Our cuisine entrees are served in a relaxed and welcoming settingthat you and...  Read More

Nirvana Indian Cuisine

Visitors seeking the satisfying spice of classic Indian dishes adore Nirvana's authenticity. A poll-topping favorite, the restaurant features a fantastic lunch buffet and dynamite dinner menu, offering budget-friendly prices without the...  Read More


Searching for an authentic Indian restaurant in New Orleans can be a chore. Taking a quick drive west on I-10 will lead you to the Taj Mahal in Metairie. Having been in business for over 30 years, the Taj Mahal knows a thing or two bout...  Read More

Outside the city

A contemporary Creole-Indian fusion restaurant located in Gretna (8 minutes outside the city), Saffron Nola is a must for foodies and for those with a curious palette. This is the type of place where one person in your party can order a chicken...  Read More

Though this is a restaurant in the Indian category, the Golden Feather is not a typical Indian restaurant in any sense. That is because it is a Mardi Gras Indian Restaurant, meaning its food comes from the Congo region of Africa. Shaka Zulu and...  Read More

Tandoori Chicken is an Indian joint located in Metairie, a quick hop, skip and a jump from downtown New Orleans. A family run business in operation for over 15 years, they serve up some delicious vegan and non-vegan offerings like the Lamb...  Read More

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