Kalia Indian Cuisine (Indian)
8518 Greenwood Ave N (map)
SPI: “The food arrives quickly and in metal dishes perched above little candles that keep it warm, like a fondue pot…”
dining · Food & Drink
This place is a surprise gem! Affordable, authentic Indian cuisine. The platters (vegetarian or meat) are great to share and I absolutely love their butter chicken. Nice service and ambiance inside, too.
I was very unimpressed with Kalia (we had take-out). The vegetables in my masala dish tasted old, and the sauce was bland. The vegetable samosas were horrible. My husband had a chicken curry, and was unimpressed too. I won’t eat from here again.
We love the spices! Order any of the Nan breads, korma and the tikka masala. Don’t foget the Yeti.
Naomi, I’m sad to hear you had a bad experience. We’ve had amazing vegetable masala from them, and I absolutely adore their Saag Gosht (Lamb dish)
Their chai is great in a time when many restaurants seem to be getting lazy with chai.
The staff is always pleasant and not pushy. One thing that may be a turn off for some (but we love it) is the tv playing musical snippets from Bollywood films.
I like this place a lot, I had mostly vegetarian dishes because both my friends were vegetarians but the food was so good I didn’t miss having meat at all..
The curries were aromatic, not as spicy as I wanted it to be, but then again, I guess that was so that we could actually taste all the dishes we had..
I’m going back again for more food, my favorite new place for an Indian fix..
Love these guys! Friendly owners. Food is good value. We have been here ~ 10 times and it has always been good. Nothing particularly exciting, but good.