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bad food

This place is horrible.The food was old and cold i dont like this food. i think i should try other indian restrurant in town.I think tandoor is best place for indian food. Tandoor is much better than india star

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Nice Indian Restaurant, haven't tried all of them yet.

The service was better than most restaurants I have visited and no it isn't ""the best"" but it's pretty darn good. We've tried HuHot, a Thai place, another Indian restaurant in this town and actually (out of Des Moines) this is probably the best place we have eaten. Basically, my husband and I will visit this restaurant again.\r \r ""Minneapolis, check out the place called ""Bombay Bistro"" in downtown or a place ca... view more

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Good food reasonable price

So, I visited Des Moines for some work and was searching for Indian food. I was really afraid to go here because of the bad reviews. But, the food is very nice. This place is run by Punjabi folks, and the food tastes really great. \r Also, buffet was the cheapest I have ever had, but that doesn't mean the quality was bad or anything. Do visit if you are in town.\r \r ~Aditya

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Great Food!

I have been to this restaurant many times. The food is always delicious. I enjoy lunch buffet because it has a variety of classic Indian dishes. For such good quality food, the prices are surprisingly affordable. Best of all is the friendly service.

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This is absolutely one of the best Indian restaurants I have ever been too.

\r I was just looking for India Star?s phone number to give a friend and I saw a review here that said their food was terrible. That prompted me to sit down and submit my own review.\r \r I have been lucky enough to have traveled all of the world, including India, and with very rare exception India Star has some of the best Indian food I have ever had. In fact the Chicken Vindaloo (if you order it extremely hot) is t... view more

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Junk Food

After looking at the menu, I thought prices are not bad. But, after tasting the food and looking at the quantity, I felt that it was microwavable food from an Indian Grocery store. Americans might like this food because they might not have tasted some good Indian food. But if you are an Indian and looking for some good food then I would not suggest this reastaurant. It's waste of time and money.

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Amazing quality

I'm not sure why others have had a terrible experience here, but I've been ten times or more and have been highly impressed each time! (It's possible that the other reviews are people representing OTHER Indian restaurants and are threatened by India Star's quality) I agree that their former location was a bit of a dive, but they're now located on Douglas Ave and have expanded and updated. If you're a person who judge... view more

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This place deserves ZERO STARS. Absolutely terrible food.

I've eaten PLENTY of Indian food, and I can even make a few dishes. I'm not the best at it, but even I can make better food than what I have tasted at India Star. I checked this place out even though my better judgment instructed me not to after I read the terrible reviews here. I was utterly disappointed the first time I went there. I had ordered one Paneer dish, one Malai Kofta, Naan, and mago lassi (yogurt drink w... view more

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holy cow....wat a disgusting restaurant...being from india i knw what a shame it is to witness this restaurant......smelly place......stale food.....the chickenn was so yuckyy probably even a dog woulndt eat it.........the food had been carried over fo rgod knows how many days...not fresh food people yo will fall sick if you go there....ITS shame TO KNOW THAT THIS IS AN INDIAN RESTAURANT AND IAM FROM INDIA......WONDE... view more

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Cheap RIP-OFF of Indian Food. Horrible service at the counter.

First off, I'm an Indian. I was born & partially raised there. I've eaten at countless Indian restaurants and we also cook Indian food at home.\r \r I recently moved to Des Moines and had the opportunity to eat at India Star. To be blunt, it was horrible. The food tasted like they took microwavable curries from an Indian grocery store and added some spices on top according to taste. Also, the naan bread was burnt! I ... view more

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