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Naanstop Indian Cuisine

University Estates, North Carolina

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Naanstop Indian Cuisine

University Estates, North Carolina

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Dee T.

7 October 2019

Some of the tastiest Indian food in the Triangle.  I had a takeout container from the lunch buffet so I could sample multiple dishes.  This is not for anyone on a low-fat diet.  You can tell they use real butter and full cream in the sauces.  The takeout cost as much as dining in, but I instead of overeating in one sitting, I got two relaxing meals out of one pass at the buffet. More...

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Joshua P.

5 October 2019

This was one of the best Indian restaurants that I've ever been to!  The curry was delicious, the Kashmiri naan was wonderful, and the staff were very helpful without being intrusive.  The interior was clean but they would get an extra star if it was more comfortable. More...

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Victor Ehrnrooth

24 September 2019

Ordered it off Uber Eats, and despite being on the expensive side, it was extremely good with a large portion. Up there as one of my favorite Indian places.

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aidan cossin

14 September 2019

This isn't for the buffet which I've heard is great, but most of the items seem a little pricy but of reasonably high quality. I'm not a huge fan of Indian food but this changed my mind for the better More...

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Asad Karim

14 September 2019

I love their food. I love their chicken kadai , chicken tika masala . The prices are a little upscale. But it is worth it. It’s going to cost you around $20 for one meal. More...

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William V.

2 September 2019

Very friendly people, I would've posted a picture of the food but it smelled too good and I ate it too fast. Yes it was that good, definitely recommend giving this place a try.

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Sabrina H

31 August 2019

Went for lunch buffet, food tasted amazing but not much options. Good service.

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Boilermaker Devil

25 August 2019

Really loved the lunch buffet here. I’ve been to 90% of the Indian buffers in the area (Including the countless number around Cary) and this is definitely in the top 3. Lots of variety, spicy and non-spicy dishes, great environment, multiple dessert options, etc. I’ll most certainly be back. More...

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Ivan Browning

23 August 2019

Excellent lunch buffet for $11.99!

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Jarrod Smith

15 August 2019

Sooo good one of the best Indian spots in the triangle

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VIVEK SINGH

15 August 2019

Good food and felt back in India in Punjabi dhaba. Nothing to beat this aroma. Just suggest to get more Goat dishes.

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W H.

11 August 2019

...visited Durham and stopped in....clean spot, quaint with outdoor seating if you'd like to do that... my party of 1 chose to sit at the bar... everything on the buffet bar was stocked and fresh...i enjoyed the meal ...i had some of everything there so no specific pix as i didnt want to misspell anything... will be back when in the area... More...

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Bonnie LaCroix

8 August 2019

Best Indian food in Durham. Love the kashmiri naan!

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Dylan L.

8 August 2019

Ate here for lunch yesterday and I'm surprised they didn't recognize that I needed a wheelbarrow to get myself out of here. This is the bees knees as far as I'm concerned. Killer Indian flavor, at least 15 different choices on the lunch buffet as far as entrees and the gulab jamon was some of the best I've had since Ms. Patel introduced me to the little balls of heaven in college eight years ago. I will make this place a go to in any circumstance where lunch is my choice. Go for the palek korma, navarataan korma or the typical tikka and be warned that belts need to be loosened. More...

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FLY -BILL

29 July 2019

Buffet style for 11.99

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Regina Madalena

29 July 2019

Excellent option for lunch! Good selection of tasty food on the buffet. I've only been here twice, but I'll be back. The naan were some of the best I've had. Attentive service, despite it being very crowded. Also had a good selection of vegetarian dishes. More...

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Ritayan B

29 July 2019

When you order spicy, food is really spicy. Good authentic taste.

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Murli I.

23 July 2019

One of the very good Indian restaurants and lunch buffets available here. Very simple ambience but amazing food. Today the Gulab Jamun was just out of the world and lip smacking!! The service is also excellent!! Enjoyed the food!! More...

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Jim C.

12 July 2019

Short note but it says it all.  We've tried to find a "go to" Indian restaurant for years -- one that offers traditional Indian cooking.We've now found it -- Naanstop is unpretentious, casual atmosphere, with attentive service and excellent food.  We definitely will be back - you can't go wrong. More...

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Stephen Hildebrand

29 June 2019

Delicious and fantastic price for lunch. Best reasonably priced Indian restaurant in Durham.

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Jack Heptinstall

29 June 2019

Good lunch buffet.

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Shashank Torres

29 June 2019

Their food is pretty good. Went here for brunch 3 times a week while I was at Duke!

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Prabhpreet Dua

29 June 2019

Best Indian Resturant I have been till now in the RDU area.

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Rose M.

22 June 2019

This place has topped my Indian food expectations. I love the Chicken Tikka Masala and get it at every place I can. It tastes like creamy heaven on rice. Every bite is divine. Very nice employee when I got my take-out order. Highly highly recommend if you wanna take your tastebuds on a trip to paradise(; More...

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Chris T.

11 June 2019

Consistently delicious Indian food in the Durham area. I've been at least 5 times, sometimes for the lunch buffet but most often for dinner. I've tried the goat curry, lamb rogan josh, tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, chicken tikka masala, and chana masala. All are great, but the lamb rogan josh and chana masala are particularly fantastic. Extremely fresh and bursting with flavor. Spice levels are great: present in every bite but not drowning out the other beautiful flavors. Garlic naan is consistently hot and fresh and is an excellent pairing, especially with the chana masala. Service is quick and friendly. You can't go wrong here if you enjoy flavorful food at a reasonable price (the lunch buffet often features goat curry on the weekend and is a great value)!! More...

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Eleanor M.

7 June 2019

Amazing Indian buffet for the price. The buffet food is always fresh and customer service e is very efficient. Your water will never run out. They also give you Naan with the buffet. Best Indian buffet in Durham, hands down. More...

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Cassandra D.

5 June 2019

The food was delicious. It was my husband's first time eating Indian cuisine and he loves it!  Great food and amazing service.

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Cindy G.

1 June 2019

Found this restaurant when we were in the area on a Saturday evening. Seated right away and restaurant is very clean and light. Service is very attentive, always filling the water. Food came out quickly. I ordered the coconut soup which had a very creamy consistency and had flavorful shredded coconut. It came out hot too. We ordered 2 appetizers and the portions were great. Fried cauliflower in chickpea breading was full of flavor and the chicken appetizer was tender. Food was very fresh. Prices are reasonable. Great experience. More...

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Sanga Poonia

13 May 2019

Amazing Indian buffet for the price. The buffet food is always fresh and customer service e is very efficient. Your water will never run out. They also give you Naan with the buffet. Best Indian buffet in Durham, hands down. More...

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Ohm Patel

13 May 2019

The food catered from here was awesome! They gave it to me in an insulated container that kept it hot for 12 hours. Even the fried foods were still crispy. I will be ordering from here again in the future. More...

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Roshna R.

8 May 2019

Really loved this place. The service was great and the orders didn't take long to arrive. The chai and pakora were to die for!!! The naan was blissfully soft and melted in your mouth..also the curries. A little expensive but totally worth it!! More...

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Arden Chau Bui

6 May 2019

Lunch buffet is fantastic with plenty of options for both meat-lovers and vegetarians. Everyone working there is so sweet. Will definitely come back!

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Manpreet Singh Aulakh

29 April 2019

I absolutely love this place. If you want to eat authentic Indian food in Durham, you'd give it a visit. The staff and service is very good and the owner is very amiable. They have buffet in the morning for just $12. You can eat all you want and drink that masala chai. More...

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Naisargi Sheth

27 April 2019

Amazing, authentic and tasty Punjabi food. I love the taste and the price was reasonable. Taste was far better than any other Indian restaurant in the area.

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Rosemary Gingerich

27 April 2019

My husband and I love Indian food and are pretty picky about where we eat it because some places taste fresh and delicious but most don’t. When we found this place we fell in LOVE! Everything is so fresh and colorful and bursting with taste. The menu is well thought through and you can tell everything is made from scratch and with love. The service was wonderful, welcoming, and friendly. We were so taken care of and had everything we needed/wanted. We have told all our friends about it and will def. be frequenting this place as much as possible whenever we are in the area! More...

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Jennie S.

11 April 2019

You guys. You guys!My husband always fights me when I suggest going out for Indian food -- it's just not his favorite cuisine. I get to go maybe twice a year with him. But after last night, he said he'd be happy to eat at Naan Stop every month or more. :)The food is just perfect, the service is outstanding, and the ambience is comfortable and relaxed. Above all, I was blown away when I asked if the kitchen could add some palak paneer as a small side along with my full entree. I offered to pay for this, of course. What happened? They brought me a full, entree-sized order of palak to go with my main dish -- I couldn't even finish it all! After paying, I saw the receipt and they hadn't charged me a cent for it. I've never had such a generous "sample."We will be back -- soon! More...

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Hollis Ruth

28 March 2019

There aren't many Indian restaurants in Durham so I'm REALLY glad this one is so great. I haven't gone for buffet yet but so far every time I've eaten in or taken food out the food was outstanding and the service was excellent. I recommend highly. I really want to go in to try their buffet soon. More...

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Kaethin P.

14 March 2019

Sooooo good.  I ordered takeout so I can't speak to other comments regarding service, except to say that the man who took my order over the phone and then greeted me at the counter was very kind and welcoming.  He told me 20 minutes and it was waiting for me in just under.  I got the mixed veggie pakora, garlic naan and tikka masala -- delicious and a good kick at medium spice.  Super generous portions.  Fortunately for me this is an easy drive from my house, and I will be back many, many times. More...

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Chad Rychlewski

26 February 2019

Great spot. The constant flow of doordash drivers and to-go pickup guests was intense. But that left a lot of seating. The food was very good, served traditional in metal bowls with a side of rice.

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Arnold F.

26 February 2019

Good food at good price. Taking a date to enjoy this Friday. I had to go first to make sure it was legit and scored points.

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Nina A.

3 February 2019

Excellent food! Friendly service. The paneer and goat curry were amazing! Also loved the vermicelli kheer for dessert.

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Pete O.

31 January 2019

The Indian cuisine was excellent. They have a buffet lunch. Very diverse clientele. Food was excellent. Everything we tried from buffet we enjoyed eating. Good atmosphere.

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P A J.

27 January 2019

Excellent. Don't have to go to Morrisville anymore to get great Indian food. The only downside was plastic dishes. At $20/entree customers deserve better than plasticware.

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Olivia H.

21 January 2019

We moved to Durham last year, and had struggled finding an Indian restaurant that both my husband and I loved. I'm vegetarian, he's not, but he is incredibly picky about the meat he'll eat.We go for buffets about once a week, and have Indian take out about once a month. We went through a few different places, and while they were good, they weren't amazing. Then Naan Stop opened. We had ordered take out from them a few weeks ago, and it was really good. So yesterday, when we decided we simply needed some Indian food, we bundled the kids in the car, put on our coats and headed to Naan Stop. And the buffet was awesome. It's a good sized selection, but not too much. The vegetarian offerings were great! They had two different paneer dishes. They had potato pakora (like Indian spiced battered fries ) and kadi pakora. The Naan was fluffy and warm. The Gulab Juman for dessert was perfectly soaked. My two and four year had olds had seconds and then thirds of curry and rice and pakora. The staff was friendly, and at the rate the place filled up while we were there, we're not the only ones who have worked out that it's some of the better Indian food around. More...

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Maddy J.

19 January 2019

Awesome and authentic. Owners are super friendly and also do a fabulous job with catering!

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Tony L.

19 January 2019

Small but great lunch buffet. The food was nicely seasoned and there were plenty options especially for those that doesn't eat meat. The vindaloo lamb was flavorful but could be more spicy, like what a vindaloo supposed to be. The paneer korma was really nice. The red onion and cilantro chutney are great refreshing taste with the curries. The best thing there was veggie biryani; so much things and flavors in that.Also, the masala tea.has nice amount of cardamom and not overly sweet. More...

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Lokesh C.

25 December 2018

Probably the best indian buffet I tried in chapel hill area. Naans were fresh and warm. Paneer entrees were really good.

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Beth W.

13 December 2018

We grew up in India and have tried many Indian restaurants in the area and in the world.  Naan Stop makes us happy on all levels.  Each dish is uniquely spiced and has the kind of rich and tasty sauce that makes you not even need the proteins.  Spice level:  perfect.  The Baigan Bhartha made me a convert after years of hating eggplant.  We have cooked our own Indian food for years and can't make it any better than this restaurant.  Our teenage son prefers this over fast food or any other delivery. Welcome to the neighborhood, Naan Stop!  We are so glad you are here. More...

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L K.

30 November 2018

We've ordered take out so much from here that we re-used the handy containers for our family to take home left over from Thanksgiving.  And we had a huge crowd of almost 20.  Yep, that's how much we like this place.  Everything has been excellent and perfectly sized portions. More...

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Nicole Thomas

29 November 2018

Tasty. A bit pricey for the amount of food you get. Wait staff was excellent.

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Hira Noor

29 November 2018

Good food and service. Will be back soon!

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Tiesha W.

11 November 2018

I ordered chicken curry and it was delicious!!! My spice level was hot and it was perfect. Only bummed I didn't get to try the samosas because they forgot to put them in my bag. I will definitely return though to try their biryani. More...

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Sarah B.

8 November 2018

The Indian buffet here is incredible! It's a great value and there are many options. The staff was helpful and attentive, and the space was clean and not fussy. I can't wait to go back!

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Shreyas Hegde

29 October 2018

Great!

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John Sung

29 October 2018

Great food for an all you can eat lunch buffet. Their food tasted very fresh and it was an wonderful experience for my first time in NC.

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Walter Lundstrom

29 October 2018

I go to lots of Indian buffets, and this got to be one of the best ever! Every dish I tried had so many flavors. Very very impressive!

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Roza Vlasova

29 October 2018

Just great!

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Torey Carden

29 October 2018

Very good lunch buffet, I got there at 11:30 before it got busy and the food was nice and hot and presented well on the buffet. Only thing is that Indian food served buffet style isn't as spicy as ordering off the menu. The food has to be catered to the "delicate" palate of the American eater, so I order some Indian hot sauce on the side to bring it up a couple on notches. More...

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Sean L.

28 October 2018

I think Naan stop's lunch buffet is a good value for 12 dollars. The food is flavorful and good quality. I loved the juicy Tandoori Chicken. The chicken tikka masala was also good. I like their fried fish and spinach tofu. Of course the Naan at naan stop is very good. The lunch buffet is much better value than dinner because you have to order the naan separately for dinner. More...

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Ganapathy P.

9 October 2018

great quality. prompt order. a quick mealat the end of a long day works very well here.

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John S.

3 October 2018

First time in North Carolina and I wanted to see how their Indian food was.  Definitely impressed with the quality of the food. The buffet is very affordable and they have quite the variety of options. Try the chicken curry, the saag, and the korma. Very tasty and the room itself is very aromatic. Highly recommend this establishment. More...

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Aegis Home Care

29 September 2018

Great food!

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Vikas Yadav

29 September 2018

Their lunch buffet is good. But the dinner is a bit expensive. However, their food is good and worth a visit once in a while.

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Mandheer Wadhwa

29 September 2018

Great food with awesome customer service....Best Indian food in town!!

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David Rice

29 September 2018

Great food

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Priya K.

12 September 2018

Came here with my parents for dinner and lunch. Food was exceptionally good for dinner (we ordered Kadhai paneer, chana masala, daal makhani) and the lunch buffet was good too. Definitely one of the better Indian restaurants in the area and very close to Duke West Campus. More...

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M Kelley

29 August 2018

Very friendly and best vegetarian selection Ive found, they are very accommodating, will come back for sure.

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Preston Miller

29 August 2018

Great lunch buffet

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Nagaraj Nunna

29 August 2018

Good Indian food. This place is not the same as the Naan Stop in Atlanta which is a fast food hole place.

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siyeducation

29 August 2018

Iove it. And good buffet and they have Gulab Jamuns!! So many Indian Buffets don't carry Jamuns. They only have Kheer. NaanStop has Jamuns and Kheer both, and Carrot Halwa!!! Awesome. Two thumbs up! Love this location too. More...

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Latasche Caldwell

29 August 2018

Delicious Indian food. They are a little pricey but you won’t be disappointed. I love there buffet. I’ve also had meals to go. My favorite are the saag, tikka Masala, fried fish, curry goat . More...

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Deven Thaker

29 August 2018

The buffet was wonderful. Everything we ate was on point. They bring fresh/hot naan to the table and it is perfectly cooked. We will definitely have to come back. If you like Indian food I highly recommend visiting Naan Stop More...

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Kyle Hemauer

29 August 2018

Perfect lunch buffet experience for food quality and price. The naan was so good and all the dishes were delectable!!

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Jeff Brown

29 August 2018

The lunch buffet is delish. This place is popular for a reason!

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Josh Gredvig

29 August 2018

Really delicious food and super nice staff. Best take out Indian in Durham.

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Avi Jain

29 August 2018

Good Indian Food!

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Stephen T. Shepard

29 August 2018

Durham needed a great Indian restaurant, glad it finally arrived.

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James Hudson

29 August 2018

I have a confession to make. I eat a lot of Indian food. I am obsessed with it. I have been to 95% of the Indian restaurants in the Triangle. I absolutely have my favorites, and Naan Stop is now one of them. I work in Durham so am delighted to have found it. It is hands down the best in the city. I have been to the lunch buffet around five times now (three times in the last week!). It has six main items, both vegetarian and meat. It seems they do rotate the entrees each day and all I have tried have been equally delicious. Also included are salad, several cold sides, chutneys, basmati and lemon rices, two deserts, tandoori chicken, fresh buttered naan, and chai tea. There are other buffets that offer more options at lunch but in my opinion all the items usually aren't as high quality and the cost is usually slightly higher. Naan Stop seems to have found a nice compromise between quantity and quality. I prefer very spicy but do realize not all do; I was still happy with the spice level at the buffet. It was definitely noticeable but not something that would put off someone who prefers something more mild. All for $11.99 plus tax. A steal! The staff have been attentive as well as warm and they have already recognized me as a regular. I look forward to trying their dinner service soon. Highly recommended! More...

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Taylor Nawrocki

29 August 2018

Really loved this place! The Aloo Gobi Masala and the vegetable samosas were delicious. They even gave us papadum (I think that's what the cracker-like food is called) while we waited for our carry out order. Will definitely be going back.

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Lee Raymond

29 August 2018

Went tonight for dinner and were absolutely delighted with the food and service. The actual naan - we tried the garlic naan - was perfect in flavour and texture. The options on the menu for both vegetarians and carnivores was a great balance. More...

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Jackie Collins-Frail

29 August 2018

Excellent food and service

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Kenny Patel

29 August 2018

Good food

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Umesh Parents

29 August 2018

Excellent food!!!!!

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Dawn Henderson

29 August 2018

The owner was extremely pleasant and the Naan is fabulous!

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Holly Howe

29 August 2018

Pretty good Indian food and good prices! Great portion sizes

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dan rodriquez

29 August 2018

Great food. Great service!

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Joshua Snyder

29 August 2018

Always enjoy the buffet and to go menu is great too.

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the L family06

29 August 2018

Best Indian food ever....butter chicken! !!

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Arun Kumar

29 August 2018

Authentic taste and quick service. I would definitely recommend for anyone trying to grab a good lunch buffet at a reasonable price.

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Ron Weyersberg

29 August 2018

Very impressed with food and staff, we found the food to be creative, authentic and delicious. Looking forward to trying the buffet. A bit on the pricey side.... but worth every penny! More...

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Soumen Saha

29 August 2018

Okay.

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Marc Maxmeister

29 August 2018

Would be a perfect restaurant if location in downtown Durham. For dinner its too upscale and bit too pricy for everyday fare and college students / med students, since it's right off campus. But lunch menu is a good price an value. Flavors are excellent! More...

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Jane Bland

29 August 2018

Wonderful food and service!

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Milap Raikundalia

29 August 2018

"This is really good indian food"- Indian person

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Steve Skeldon

29 August 2018

Delicious Indian food! The lamb vindaloo is exquisite.

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Victoria Pham

29 August 2018

The lunch buffet made for a quick lunch. Not the biggest spread or the best Indian food I've ever had in the Triangle, but it was solid. Service was friendly.

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Jason Belch

29 August 2018

The butter chicken is solid, if a little bit smaller portion than expected. I also highly recommend the vegetable biryani.

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Sai Garlanka

29 August 2018

We liked all the food and especially Naans are tasty and delicious. Enjoyed and planned to visit more.

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Siddharth K

29 August 2018

I've been here multiple times, both for the lunch buffet and for dinner. The food has always been really good, and I can definitely say that it's one of the best Indian places in the Triangle!

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Michael Long

29 August 2018

Best Indian Food in Durham. Excellent service. Love this place

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Ray Spees

29 August 2018

Delicious & convenient. Very glad it is here.

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Steve Siecinski

29 August 2018

The best Indian buffet I've had in the Triangle. The food was delicious, the wait staff were great, and it's very reasonably priced. I'll definitely be going back.

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Jason Zhu

29 August 2018

Great deal for lunch buffet.

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Akash Shembekar

29 August 2018

Loved the rich buffet! Some really good Indian cuisine.

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Christine Maxmeister

29 August 2018

Consistently delicious! Explosion of flavors and heat! Best Indian I've had in the Triangle by far. Lunch buffet is definitely the best bang for your buck. Service is excrptional. Naan Stop is now on my list of regular restaurants in Durham! More...

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Emily Noneman

29 August 2018

Great lunch buffet!

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David Courtney

29 August 2018

Great spot for authentic Indian food. We will definitely be back here again. They're also really good for gluten free with gluten free naan bread to go along with your main course. Excellent flavours and extremely friendly staff also. Thanks for a great evening. More...

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Happy

29 August 2018

The BEST Indian food I’ve EVER HAD!!!

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Nathan Nayagam

29 August 2018

Good quality Indian food , shout out Sukhman

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Srini Iyen

29 August 2018

Love it. They can make also to whatever spice level you want. Best Naans!!!

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Malinda Todd

29 August 2018

The buffet is excellent. It isn't huge, but every item is well prepared. Both the vegetarian and meat dishes are great and thoughtfully seasoned.

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Ahmed Noor

29 August 2018

As an Indian person, I was delighted to find that the food here is actually good. The family that owns the restaurant are exceptionally kind. Would recommend to anyone!

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Dharun sundar

29 August 2018

Good option for Indian food near LaSalle area

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Kaitlyn B.

25 August 2018

Went here on a Friday night and got seated immediately. It was very good! One thing I will say is if you like your indian food even the least bit spicey get medium. I got mild which didn't do it for me so I had to ask for something spicier. The garlic naan was awesome. A little pricey ~18-20$ per entree overall experience was good. Will be back. More...

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Neha P.

23 August 2018

Food here was excellent... And as close to home-food as possible. It's been a long time since I had such good (north) Indian food at a restaurant. I'd recommend the paneer bhurji, chicken malai kebab and the paneer pakora (appetizer). We also asked for plain yogurt for my toddler and they were super-helpful there.Service: everyone seemed a bit tired but we were pleasantly surprised when our food came out very quick... the place was pretty crowded for a Wed at 6:30pm!I'll definitely be back. I wish I'd tried this place earlier. Even though the facade looks small, they have plenty of indoor seating. More...

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Dharun S.

13 August 2018

Authentic Paneer Tikka Masala and Naan - coming from an Indian's mouth.A bit pricey and hence not that affordable for students. But will definitely come back.

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Lisa W.

8 August 2018

My husband and I tried out their lunch buffet recently and were very happy we did. Nice atmosphere with outstanding service. Buffet was on the small side but I found several items I thoroughly enjoyed. The chicken curry, tandoor chicken, pakoras, and the kadhi pakora were all excellent. Really liked the fact that masala chai tea is included on the buffet. As others have stated, they bring you a basket of naan to your table that is hot and delicious. We requested some samosas that were delicious and now that I check my card statement, I'm not sure they charged me (Thank you!)  My only complaint is the spice level or lack thereof and no kheer. As for a lunch buffet, I would say they are better than all others in the area and I would be willing to return to order off their dinner menu to customize the heat. More...

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Rohit S.

1 August 2018

I am in Durham since the last 3 weeks and almost ordered everyday from Naan Stop. Very nice food with the customisation of spices. Definitely recommended.

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Lisa P.

25 July 2018

First trip to Naan Stop for dinner yesterday but certainly won't be my last. Had a lovely, very reasonable menu with anything you could want and all of it was fantastic. Service was understated and very professional. Obviously the naan which we had two kinds: one with garlic and one with cashews almonds and cherries were both to die for. We shared a samosa appetizer that came with a scrumptious sauce of yogurt and chickpeas and spices. My friend had curry chicken and I had Tikka. They had many meat and vegetarian options including beef lamb goat and chicken as well as several paneer based dishes. Both came with basmati rice and nice sauces and were fantastic. Can't wait to dig into my leftovers for lunch today! We couldn't help but notice that they have a lunch buffet for $11.99 and I will be taking advantage of that the next chance I get so I can try more things. There were quite a few desserts offered but I was so full I didn't get a chance to enjoy any of them. Maybe sometime... More...

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Sujung S.

25 July 2018

I'm fairly new to the whole Indian cuisine. I heard that this is probably one of the best Indian restaurants in the triangle so I had to try it! Ever since my visit, I have been naanstop thinking about going back for more!I went in for their famous lunch buffet on a Saturday morning, right when they opened. (DO IT!) They had so much food ready to get in my belly and I dove right in! They have A LOT of options- both meat and vegetarian. For someone new to Indian food like myself, I wish they had better labels on the food because I ended up trying just about everything, which is the perk of buffet, and I regret nothing haha Though I really wish they marked the food better so I knew what I liked and I didn't like.All of the food that I tried were very flavorful! A few of my favorites were chicken tikka masala, chicken curry, and aloo gobi! Even though I like my food spicy most of the time, I liked most of their food because of their strong flavor. I do wish they had more spicier options. I can't forget about their naan! It was delicious! My favorite part of the meal was probably cleaning the plate with my naan haha One thing I would recommend, do not try their desserts. You will be disappointed lol They were definitely not my kind of sweets. That's all I gotta say! Our server was very attentive and everyone was friendly. It's friendly to your wallet also! Very affordable for awesome Indian food. I heard that they have more options for dinner so I may come back to try their dinner sometime! More...

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Marisa D.

23 July 2018

The buffet was well stocked and had lots of vegetarian options to choose from. The dishes were not well marked but you would not have been disappointed if you tried a bit of everything. The had different rices and fruits to choose from and all sorts of delicious dishes. There was some desserts at the end and even chai tea I believe. Naan for the table was pretty good and they kept the buffet full. I would have loved some spicier options though. With most buffets it was hard to keep the food warm after sitting for a bit on the plate. More...

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Guy R.

23 July 2018

Excellent Indian food, good prices, and friendly staff - couldn't ask for more! And excellent place for a casual meal.

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John Lee

9 July 2018

Went there for lunch. Pretty good Indian buffet. Food is delicious and wait is not too long. If you're up for Indian definitely try this place. Though, a small complaint would be that their chicken curry and tika masala tastes very similar. Almost felt as if it's the same thing except they put red food coloring in the other one. More...

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Prasad V.

2 July 2018

Great for the lunch buffet! Been there multiple time! Good homely food! Never been disappointed in 3 visits!

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James MacCarthy

29 June 2018

First came here a couple months ago for dinner and was really impressed with the food. Came back a couple weeks ago for the lunch buffet and definitely was not disappointed. Lots of variety, including several vegetarian dishes, and super cheap! Highly recommend! More...

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Rajeev K.

28 June 2018

Was on an official trip and tried this buffet. One of the best Indian buffet place for Indian food. It's hard to get everything to your taste in a Indian buffet. I liked everything they served including carrot halwa and gulab jamun (desserts). More...

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Steven X.

25 June 2018

An Indian family runs this place. Dad (which I know only from their billboard) is the chef. Mom runs around to greet the guests and answer questions. The nimble young son (age around 14) sometimes helps out on the weekends. Them, plus a few other employees. They all have big smiles on their faces - they clearly LOVE this place. And they have good reasons to. The food is more authentic than I can find elsewhere in the area - so beware, if you are a pretender you might get SPICED out! The chicken biryani, the goat vindaloo, and the tandoori are particular highlights. The price is very reasonable ($11.99 all you can eat lunch buffet), the service prompt and friendly (and some would say excessively polite, but that's how it is in Asia), and the place and utensils are shiny clean.What impresses me most is how EFFICIENT I can be here. I walk in, say hi, get food at the buffet, sit down, and eat. I finish eating, walk to the counter, pay, and walk out. Zero seconds spent waiting. This place is for people who value their food and their time.One nitpick: the labels on their buffet table is not organized. Labels are often misplaced, or not updated from the previous day. It's not just my ocd. They have a few specials which are not for beginners. More...

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E Dawg

17 June 2018

My friend owns the place and once I found out, I was so happy. The food there is amazing and great to get some awesome authentic Indian food. Would definitely recommend to stop with your friends and grab a bite here. Say you know Sukhman and you would probably get a discount. It's a win-win. More...

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Carol H.

16 June 2018

Best Indian food since we've lived in Durham since 1985. The samosas remind me of sitting on the porch of the Africa house in Zanzibar, looking over the Indian Ocean, eating the pre-dinner samosas. And everything else perfect. We will be regulars. More...

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Tamara Yamaykin

11 June 2018

Authentic Indian dishes. Rich spices. Excellent selection of dishes. Friendly service.

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Suzie S.

7 June 2018

So good. Ever since moving from California to NC, I miss good Indian food. saag paneer, baingan bharta, tikka masala, garlic and regular naan, and all of the curries come with rice!

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Bruce C.

30 May 2018

Best authentic indian food in the triangle! HANDS DOWN. Lovely owners. Ive been all over the US and ive never had indian food that's as layered as the food here. A lot of places flood the food with tomato sauce and cream without the spices... but not this place! The owners go outta their way to make sure its been properly marinated and you truly enjoy your visit! I wish every business here in durham operated at this level. Nothing but 5 stars here More...

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Lauren R.

25 May 2018

Today I had Indian food for the first time! It was amazing. The employees answered all of my questions about ingredients and suggested their favorites. Between the chai tea and the rice pudding, I was in dessert heaven. The aloo zucchini was to die for. The place is clean and well taken care of. It definitely didn't feel like a buffet. Will definitely be back. More...

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K O.

23 May 2018

I have tried dinner entrees and the lunch buffet here. I have been very pleased with all experiences. Ownership is polite and courteous. Inside is clean, nicely decorated. Very flavorful dishes, honestly the best Indian I have had so far in Durham.I am vegetarian so the degree to which buffet restaurants cater to that is especially important to me. I think Naan Stop does a pretty good job. I appreciated that the meat and veg dishes were on different sections of the buffet. Everything was labelled with the name of the dish and it was clear what the main ingredients were.To give an idea of what you may expect, on that particular day for vegetarians, they had paneer shahi korma, aloo zucchini, aloo saag, okra, pakora (fried veggies), and lemon & basmati rice. For sides and desserts they had various chutneys, raita, fruit custard, oranges, salad, gulab jamun and kheer. They seem to change up their buffet menu a little, so dishes may vary. Fresh naan (1 order per person) is delivered in a basket to your table. Everything that I tried was very good. Overall a pleasant experience. At $11.99 per person for the lunch buffet, it's a reasonable price to pay this place a visit once in a while. More...

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Fraser K.

23 May 2018

Without a doubt one of the most delicious places I have eaten Idian in quite some time. The layering of flavors in there dishes are exceptionally detailed and precise. Friendly staff and very responsible pricey. If you live close to this place make it one of your regular stops. I wish I had something like this close to me. It's a fresh clean open dining area with large windows. I will be back for sure. More...

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Harpreet S.

4 May 2018

One of the best Indian restaurant in NC. We have been there few times and absolutely live it! Service is super friendly. Everyone in our family gave five stars! Real North Indian taste. Every item in the buffet was outstanding! Highly recommended! More...

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B Wayne

24 April 2018

Easily better food than Viceroy. Lunch buffet every day for twelve bucks. Mango chicken, chicken pakora, and garlic naan all fantastic. Can't wait to come back.

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S F.

20 April 2018

This restaurant is wonderful, as is every meal I've had here. The staff is attentive and really nice. The spice level is spot on. New favorite restaurant in Durham.

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Scott J.

19 April 2018

Fabulous restaurant!  Food is as good or better than more expensive Indian restaurants in the Triangle.  The Vindaloo, Naan, and Paneer are exquisite.  Service was excellent- we have taken out and eaten in, both superb experiences.  The one shortcoming is the name, "Naan Stop"--sounds like a fast food specialty cuisine, belies the high quality of the restaurant.  Highly recommend it! More...

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Jon Q.

17 April 2018

Great Indian food! Possibly the best in Durham!

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Vanessa S.

17 April 2018

Friendly service and tasty food - what else matters? Garlic naan was amazing and my toddler gobbled up their lentil soup. Great for a more casual meal.

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Omar M.

17 April 2018

This restaurant took the my lab mates and I by surprise. We showed up and happened to go during their all you can eat buffet lunch special 11-2:30, and it was AMAZING. I had a hard time going back to work because the food make me feel so cozy. You can even take the food to go!I will say the dinner is more expensive, but the food is still really REALLY good. More...

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Jared W.

15 April 2018

Great for takeout. I've never been to dine in, but I've heard the quality is even better. Their prices are high for this area, but I think the quality is worth it.

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Anjali Khatri

15 April 2018

Came here for the first time and we will definitely be coming back! The lunch buffet was excellent. Being a vegetarian, they had a variety of diverse options. The staff is extremely friendly and very quick.
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Cara P.

13 April 2018

Delicious! Loved the Chicken Tikka Masala and the Butter Chicken. The staff was friendly and attentive.  Definitely the best Indian food that my husband and I have tried in Durham.

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Patrick P.

12 April 2018

Our friends introduced us this wonderful restaurant!  Situated near Duke and between Nosh and the Black Twig Cider House, you will find one of the best Indian food restaurants in the Triangle (Personal opinion!).  I love insanely spicy food and my friends relish opportunities to have my insides melt from the delicious spices.  (My food is usually making the people across from me tear up and their nose starts to run just from smelling the spiciness of my food!  Definitely not for the faint of heart...)My wife and friends however don't have my sense of adventure and enjoy having their taste buds intact....  they enjoy the savory goodness without the extra spices!  We have been here about 5 times and have always enjoyed the experience.   The service is excellent... we have not tried the buffet, only coming in for dinner.  The interior is cluttered with blaring televisions which seems to be the norm for many places.  It's a great place to actually engage in conversation and enjoy the company of your friends and savor the wonderful food! Staff are professional, friendly and helpful.   They attended to our needs without being intrusive.  Friendly smiles and great service are a hallmark for this restaurant.  The wonderful woman checked on my satisfaction with the spiciness of my meal and offered to let me try some bullet Naan!  I wasn't aware of the spiciness of it but my friends quickly voted YES! To the idea... I totally loved it!  It was delicious and spicy with the green Thai chili peppers.  The downside for me was that I filled up before I could finish my meal...  But I have the leftovers for work tonight!!!We enjoyed the Kashmere Naan for dessert.  It is amazing!My step-son, who is very picky, really enjoyed it tonight.  It was his first time here and finished off everything on his plate!  A rousing success!The prices are fair and reasonable for the quality and quantity of food provided.  When you consider the experience as a whole, it is definitely worth the cost!  This is definitely a must try! More...

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Nicola L.

12 April 2018

Lunch buffet ($12++) - 4.5 starsAuthentic flavours! The cauliflower pakora and roast kebab were too salty but everything else was spot on. My only gripe is that all the meats were chicken. I would love to have some fish or other meats in there but perhaps that would push up the price too much. The fruit and custard was a bit too sweet and seemed like canned fruit cocktail. More...

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Jen C.

12 April 2018

Food was delicious. Palak paneer served with basmati rice and garlic naan was fabulous. I didn't love the samosa appetizer but I don't normally order samosas when I eat Indian so I can't comment on how they stack up to other places. It was quiet on a Tuesday night, no wait at all. Good service as well. Felt family run. More...

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Gloria L.

11 April 2018

I tried Naan Stop for the first time during dinner.  The location is great! It's super close to Duke's campus, so it's easy to get to for lunch and dinner if you have classes inbetween.  Usually, I heard people go here during lunch because they have a buffet, but I only had time for dinner this time. The dinner menu is not a buffet, but it was still really, really good food! You get to pick from their menu and the prices were not that expensive.  I ordered the butter chicken dish and then garlic naan.  I didn't like how you had to pay extra for naan, but I get it because they give you a lot of naan in a serving.  I also appreciated the waiter telling me that my initial order, which was the tandoori chicken was not a sauce-based dish.  I usually like sauce-based dishes more, but my friend ordered the tandoori chicken and it also looked good (it comes out on a skillet!).  My only complaint is that they don't have many sauce based dishes on their dinner menu that are vegetarian (I was looking for a paneer masala, basically).  I have a feeling they have more options in their lunch buffet, and I've heard it's a really good buffet deal, so I'll definitely be back for lunch at some point! More...

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Jessica H.

10 April 2018

This is a really cute Indian buffet tucked into the strip mall near Black Twig Cider house and Nosh. My dad and I stopped in for lunch on a Saturday and were immediately seated. Even better, we immediately hopped up and hit the buffet! When you're hungry, this is a great way to eat good food fast! The buffet had salad with various toppings and chutneys, as well as some tasty fried appetizers- I specifically enjoyed the fried onions and the fried broccoli! The main dishes were plentiful, and there were two kinds of rice- basmati and lemon, as the labels stated. I really enjoyed the paneer dish, and the chicken tikka masala- so good! My dad tasted the paneer and exclaimed "this is the best tofu I've ever had!" And I had to break the news that he was eating cheese. :)Oh, I can't forget the naan! We were sad to see there was no naan on the buffet. But then we were quickly thrilled to learn that's because they bring it to your table, piping hot! We agreed that it was the best naan we'd ever had. And I usually think naan is fine,but not the star of the meal- not at Naan Stop!We couldn't leave without trying the desserts, too. Tbh they weren't much to look at, and I was so full from the delicious main dishes that I initially wasn't tempted. But my dad encouraged me to share what he got- holy smokes, don't miss these! Sorry that I don't know the proper Indian names for these, but I can only describe this one dish as hush puppies soaked in honey and butter! Absolutely phenomenal! The other two deserts we tried were the rice pudding- so simple, so good- and a sweet pudding with vermicelli noodles!My only disappointment is that we were seated near the front door, which was huge, and let in a freezing cold breeze every time someone opened it. And the place seemed to do a significant take out business, so it was opened frequently! If I were to go again on a cold day I would probably request a table further from the door.I will definitely be back! This is a perfect place to bring fans of Indian food, as well as newbies bc they can try many things from the buffet and go back for more of what they liked best. More...

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Erin O.

10 April 2018

My favorite Indian place in Durham. Until Naan Stop, I have had to be satisfied with my gringa tikka masala and samosas (which are pretty good!) at home... but the point is to get a bunch of flavors that are a pain to make in quantity. Naan Stop delivers all the anticipated "Indian Buffet" flavors at a higher quality than just about anywhere. It's better than the gold standard buffet across from 21 Club in midtown Manhattan. Go at lunch. 11.99 worth of heaven. More...

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Laavanya S.

7 April 2018

Alright, so now I've ordered takeout from their dinner menu a couple of time and it's time my review reflected that. Food : I've ordered different breads and enjoyed them a lot! The flavours are good and the naan is well made. The appetizers are also good, I think the bhel puri is probably the weakest on the menu. Their dal on the menu is again really good, and a go to order. I've not had a bad experience with take out admittedly I've never dined in for dinner. The takeout quantity is good. I docked one star because I think the entrees are a little overpriced for what I expect but the food is still great! Because of the pricing, I usually order the curry for takeout and use it with rotis I make at home. It is a good quantity for what you pay for too. More...

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Mytreyi A.

7 April 2018

Rarely do we come across a place which is courteous and also serves good food. This is a place that scores a 100% on both! We decided to hit this place for dinner today. We were warmly welcomed by Baljeet and her husband (who is the chef in their kitchen). Given the rainy weather, I'd say more than half of the restaurant was full.  They serve such authentically rich Punjabi food that I was impressed with their complimentary papad and condiments itself. We ordered tomato soup which was so perfectly spiced and creamy too. For $3, the quantity was very generous. For the main course, we did garlic naan and mutter paneer. The naan is possibly the softest naan you can have in all of NC. I'm happy to say that NC is finally getting some nice Indian restaurants. Our orders were all vegetarian as we are such. The mutter paneer was excellent with perfect blend of paneer, masala and green peas. We also had salt lassi (a Punjabi favorite) and it was fantastic too. It was not the regular watered down lassi with inappropriate ice cubes we find in other Indian restaurants here and it was also super rich and creamy. I'm sure this one is a strong contender in the Durham- Chapel Hill region and I'm sure all their competitors will have to vigorously work on their quality of food and service to meet the expectations set out by Naan Stop. Baljeet, stay the same nice person that you are and don't lose the passion you have for this restaurant industry. I have come across way too many rude, angry restaurateurs here. Verdict- You SHOULD stop at Naan Stop! P.S- The owners of this restaurant previously owned Zayka. More...

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Jagdeep Singh

29 March 2018

Never ever eat food like this so tasty I love it
I eat all over the world. But not like this. I give them more than 5 stars. Thank you and God bless you

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Michael S.

27 March 2018

Best Indian in the area.Buffet was fresh, tasty and kept clean. Went back for dinner, and although much more costly, the section is incredible and the food was top-notch. Just order a bunch of dishes for the table and go nuts.The atmosphere, although simple, is contemporary and refreshing in comparison to many of the established Indian restaurants around the city.Great addition to the Durham restaurant scene. More...

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Michelle A.

27 March 2018

I am a Punjabi born American and I am SO Happy about Naan Stop! It reminds me of authentic home cooked Punjabi food (like mom used to make).  I ordered Malai Kebab and 2 Aaloo Parathas to go and I was very pleasantly surprised.  I expected this to be like Azitra/Viceroy, etc. but this is much better!  THANK GOD they do not use styrofoam for to go orders and the food was very authentic & delicious.  It is a little pricey but it is the closest to homemade food that I have found.  I will be returning and I hope they remain consistently delicious! More...

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Matthew S.

21 March 2018

Solid buffet with interesting variety. Curries were flavorful instead of blindly spicy. Sorry Sitar, I've found my new place.

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Cristina S.

19 March 2018

Okay, I've tried so many different Indian restaurants and this is BY FAR the best one so far! I came here with my friend after work and I was sooo happy I did. I asked for medium and the food was a little spicier than I anticipated but my goodness it was amazing!!! My friend also asked for them to change up her entree and they did it, no problem! This place is right by Duke Hospital. I highly recommend it to anyone who loves Indian food! More...

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Louise Goldstein

19 March 2018

Fantastic food. Spicy and delicious. Very kind and considerate staff. I can't stop going back for more!

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Julia L.

15 March 2018

This is my favorite Indian place I've been to. I didn't think it would beat my previous favorite from Boston, but it did! I get the original naan and chicken tikka masala (yes, super basic) and it is divine. The naan is perfectly cooked, always warm, and perfect for dipping. The chicken tikka masala is so delicious! I have picked up from here as well and my food was warm and ready when I arrived. Can't go wrong with Naan Stop. More...

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Lizzy L.

15 March 2018

I like Naan stop's lunch buffet more than Sitar's lunch buffet. There. I said it! Though you really can't go wrong with either one if you love Indian food.I came here for lunch with my coworkers in an attempt to reintroduce Indian food in an appetizing way to my friend, who had been scarred by her first taste of Indian curry because she couldn't figure out what she was eating exactly inside the curry sauce. I think we succeeded because she loved the naan, tandoori chicken, and carrot dish.The lunch buffet is $11.99 per person and has a full array of options including the usual tandoori chicken, spinach/cheese, rice, kheer (rice pudding), aloo gobi (cauliflower), chickpeas, chicken tikka masala, naan, several chicken curries, and even hot masala tea included in the price of the buffet.  I especially loved every chicken curry dish I tried because the chicken was SO TENDER and they did an excellent job marinating it in yogurt and then bathing it in delicious creamy sauces. I stuffed myself so full that I was pretty sleepy the rest of the afternoon. A line formed at the buffet during the lunch rush but moved pretty quickly; they did run out of naan a couple times. I finished off my meal with the rice pudding. Our service was pretty amazing too and I had my water refilled at least 6 times. Embarrassingly, and to my horror, we were there for so long chatting that when we started to walk out, we almost forgot to pay until my friend asked "UM GUYS DID WE PAY!?" and we sheepishly returned to the counter where the waiter was anxiously awaiting.  Fortunately they did not have to chase us out of the restaurant and were very patient and gracious with us. I will be back again soon, Naan Stop! More...

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Sarah M.

13 March 2018

FINALLY! Amazing Indian food around the corner from the hospital! Everything tastes like I remember from my trip to India years ago. The rice is perfectly subtle, the curries aren't too spicy which my husband loved, but I could've used more heat. The naan is amazing, I could eat it for days. If you're in the mood for Indian, or you're a transplant from the north east like me, you have to check this place out. More...

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Stanislav Chren

10 March 2018

All-you-can-eat buffet style restaurant. Good selection of food, very nice service.

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Nishant A.

6 March 2018

Went in for lunch buffet on a weekday with colleagues. The place itself is in a good clean area with limited parking space. If the restaurants nearby are filled out, then it might be a tricky situation to find a parking here.Heads up, it's a North Indian buffet so don't expect South Indian items in the menu to turn out great. For buffet, Masala chai was really good to start with but they have only one appetizer Veg Pakodas. In my opinion they should have at least three options.Food was delicious with Daal Makhani being the highlight. There was Sarson ka saag, Mix vegetable and Kadhai paneer as well and all of them were amazing.Service was little bit on a slower side but that's understandable as they are very new and wouldn't have estimated the crowd correctly. Hopefully they will improve on it.Desserts had multiple options too (Kheer, Gulab Jamun, sevaiyan, carrot halwa) and they were good, nothing extra ordinary.I feel the price is little on a higher side looking at the menu options. Instead of $12.99, it should be $9.99 to make it more reasonable and justify the less number of menu options. More...

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Chris K.

6 March 2018

We were eager to try this new Indian spot within walking distance of Duke West (right near Nosh). Sitar (@ Duke) was great, but since the transition to West Dining and subsequent rebranding (Tandoor?), the quality hasn't been as good. This place is fantastic. We stopped in once with a group of 8 and they had tables rearranged and us seated within minutes. A subsequent trip for 4 was seated immediately. It looks busy, and they appear to do some reservations, particularly for larger groups, though it doesn't strictly seem necessary.They have a full menu, but the lunch must-do is the $12 buffet. They've now opted for bringing a bowl of naan to the table rather than having it on the buffet, but the buffet includes a great mix of apps, side items, and entrees - gold star chicken tikka masala, normally two rice dishes, 1-2 other chicken dishes, some veggies, etc. They also have some tea and several dessert options. All amazing, haven't had a bad option yet. Never seem to have issues keeping the buffet stocked, with fresh servings coming out regularly to replenish it. Service is great and friendly and stop by your table regularly. Water gets refilled before you have a chance to drink more than a few sips, and used plates are taken away to make room for additional trips through the buffet. Delicious addition to the near-Duke dining scene! More...

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Mohamed N.

2 March 2018

"Lunch-time Indian buffet off Duke's west campus, options to order for dinner"Came here on a Friday afternoon at noon to try the lunch buffet. It's located in the same building as Sushi Love (which is visible from Erwin Rd), but on the downstairs back-side of the building (between Nosh and Black Twig Cider House).I will note there's an error in one of the other reviews-- the $12 buffet is just for lunch. The owners told me they do not run the buffet at dinner time, so you'd order off a menu then.Setting:Not much decor. Seating layout is perhaps not ideal-- LOTS of two-person tables, and only a few larger tables for bigger groups. The place has clearly gotten popular, and there was much of the time people were queued for the buffet, sometimes standing a bit uncomfortably close to us. Probably a good idea to come here really early or late for the buffet.Food quality:I had some vegetable pakora, chicken tikka masala, aloo gobi masala, and saag paneer for the main dishes. All were excellent-- quite tasty, not too oily, and a little spicy without being overwhelming. I also had the kheer (rice tapioca dish), gajar halwa (carrot-based dessert), and gulab jamun (spongy balls in sugary syrup) for dessert, and all were delicious, especially the gajar halwa. And the naan was nicely soft. I'd say the food is slightly better in quality than the Indian food served on Duke's campus in the Brodhead Center/ West Union, and bonus for the all-you-can-eat buffet aspect.Service:The people working were very nice. The buffet ran out of naan (ironic with the restaurant name), so the owners were walking around giving tables more naan to make sure everyone could get some. They were keeping a close eye on tables to remove used plates and refill water, too. Overall, very kind and attentive service.Price:$12 per person plus tax and tip. Not "cheap" but a fair price given the good quality and diversity of the food on the buffet.Synopsis:Nice place for a fast, easy, fair-priced, and tasty lunch. Probably not optimal for people who want to sit and chat long at lunchtime, though, since it was a bit crowded and there were people waiting by the door for seating. More...

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Clarice H.

1 March 2018

I don't know much about Indian cuisine, but I thought Naan stop was pretty darn tasty! I came with a large group- around 8-10 people. They were very courteous and helpful, but it took quite a while for our food to arrive. They got all of our orders right, though!I personally ordered the palak paneer and an order of naan. I really liked the flavor of the dish and the paneer was not too hard. The naan was probably my favorite part because it was warm, soft , and so delicious! Price is pretty steep for dinner, but I want to go and try the lunch buffet which seems like a reasonable price! More...

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Shetara E.

24 February 2018

The food was great! So tasty. The staff was friendly and attentive. The facility was clean. Wish there was more selection but everything I ate was so good!

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David M.

24 February 2018

So excited to finally find a great Indian restaurant in Durham! Excellent paneer tikka masala and naan.

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Hillary H.

20 February 2018

Lunch buffet was awesome at $12 each.  I came with a large group, and they were very accomodating.  Waitstaff stayed on top of fillin gup water, taking plates etc.  There's not a whole lot to the ambience persay, but it was simple and pleasant.  Food was solid and seemed fresh.  There was nothing terribly spicy, and I would have liked more hot sauce available.Overall a great lunch spot! More...

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chaz t.

18 February 2018

A great new Indian restaurant. Buffet is 11.99 every day of the week. They had four veggie options on the buffet. We tried the Paneer Tiki Marsala and the Dal Fry from the menu.  Both were quite tasty and had very scrumptious complex flavors. The samosa chat appetizer was superb and very well done. The restaurant has been open for about a month and parking can be a challenge, although there is a deck nearby.  This is a very compelling Indian option for the Bull City and a great complement to Sitar - which has been a longstanding fav for over two decades for us and still Is.  This new restaurant is another great option for foodies. More...

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baljeet singh

18 February 2018

Best Indian restaurant in Durham great food and great service. That's true there are here to win you heart. I will definitely recommend it.

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Rippy K.

17 February 2018

Excellent food and  friendly service. Loved their vegetarian options. Bhindi(okra) masala and Dal( lentil) makhani were full of flavor and delish. My kids couldn't get enough of the chicken tikka Masala. Reasonably priced at $11.99 and out bellies were full. I highly recommend Naan stop for an amazing experience. More...

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Tammy H.

15 February 2018

Looks like everyone has found their way to Naan Stop recently! My friend and I arrived for their lunch buffet and loved it. The food was great quality (and at such a good price of about $12 per person)! There was a good variety available as well, and all of the food was fresh. Also, even though it was a buffet, the waitress made sure to remove used plates very quickly and also refill our water often. I'm looking forward to my next visit! More...

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Amelia B.

13 February 2018

Everything was so delicious! Plenty of vegetarian options and the spice level of the dishes was perfect. The buffet was frequently replenished and everything tasted fresh. Very clean and very friendly staff. I will definitely go back! More...

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Dustin J.

13 February 2018

This place is absolutely delicious. All the lunch buffet items were spot on and their chai masala tea was delicious. I will be going here often as $11.99 for all you can eat was great. Also, the owners were all nice and they didn't charge my 3 year old son to eat off my plate. More...

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Hollis R.

11 February 2018

Just had dinner here yesterday. This was the best Indian food I've had in years. So worth it!

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Simon J.

11 February 2018

Good lunch buffet at a decent price. Nice vegetarian options.

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Amanda T.

10 February 2018

This is my new favorite Indian spot! The food was beyond delicious and the service was impeccable!!! They were so nice and attentive! Definitely coming back!

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Lalitha V.

8 February 2018

Stopped by for a weekday lunch buffet. Lots of vegetarian and non- vegetarian choices unlike many places where the focus is mostly chicken. The food was super fresh which is very rare for most Indian restaurant buffets. The Pakoras (fritters) were very dry though,  but apart from that every one of the items I tried were very flavorful. They had Palak Paneer, Chole, Navratan Korma, and some Potato Carrot Peas curry along with naan and egg basmati fried rice. I was hesitant to try the egg basmati rice but boy! It was super yum and not very eggyish (if that's even a word) at all. They had Carrot Halwa, Gulab Jamun and Kheer for desert. Loved the Gulab Jamun and Kheer. I am not a Carrot Halwa fan so I better not talk about it. Oh and the Mango Lassi was very light and yum so don't forget ordering that. More...

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Temple N.

6 February 2018

I was really pleased with this lovely little spot! My friend and I shared the lamb Rogan Josh and the Tawa chicken. We got some garlic naan and raita to go with it. Everything was delish! The service was great, very welcoming and communicative. I will be dining here again next time I'm in town. More...

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Renu K.

6 February 2018

Best Indian restaurant in Durham!  Love their chicken tikka masala and malai kabbab...Lunch buffet with good vegetarian selections as well as non vegetarian tandoori chicken was delicious and very fresh.  All was delicous!   Love their Mango Lassi... Glad they opened will go back there every week.... More...

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Jenny W.

4 February 2018

Stopped by for the lunch buffet and was impressed by the friendly and attentive service. The dishes were consistently good, but not spicy enough for my liking. I'll make sure to come back and try out their full menu and get my spicy kick and update. More...

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Meilinn T.

3 February 2018

Impressing a date and low on cash? It's 11.99 for lunch, dinner, weekends. That's it! If you have $12 to spend, I would just head here. It's a small Mom and Dad shop. The owners are there rotating and ensuring everyone is being taken care of. I would come back just for their service.But that's not only why I want to come back! THE FOOD IS DELICIOUS. For my boyfriend who is always on the lookout for new Indian restaurants, he absolutely loved their quality. We WILL be regulars here, no doubt. They have many dishes, meat, vegetable... desserts. They even have tea! Which is great! I'm not sure if it's caffeinated, but I drank ALOT of the tea and had no issues on sleeping.This place isn't just a buffet, they do have a separate menu you can order from. Different naans, drinks, etc. I cannot stop raving about this place!!! If you like Indian food, I would HIGHLY recommend this restaurant! More...

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Maegan H.

3 February 2018

We went for the lunch buffet and really enjoyed it! The food was delicious and the wait staff was prompt and friendly. At first, when I saw the more formal table settings I was nervous that I brought my small children, but it ended up being fine. We will definitely be back!

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Zeke M.

3 February 2018

$11.99 quality Buffett. By far the top three Indian places I have been to. Every place can make a good tika masala but not everyone can make every dish just as good. The lentil dish was very delicious and my favorite. Food is quality and the service is second to none. I'll be back {Arnold} More...

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Marc L.

2 February 2018

Went here for Dinner last night.  Nice staff and the Masala I had was very tasty.   Will definitely be back to this nice, intimate environment....

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Monica S.

29 January 2018

Great food, warm and friendly people running the place. Enjoyed the tandoori chicken, garlic naan, samosas. My husband asked for a very spicy palek paneer and was happy. He loves Indian food. Very convenient to Duke and Trinity Park and Heights. Lots of vegetarian options. I'm sure they will be a success and they have a Buffet. More...

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Arjun N.

28 January 2018

This is the best Indian restaurant in the Raleigh Durham area. The chicken curry and chicken tikka masala were excellent. The waiting staff is very kind and attentive. This is the place to go.

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muhammad ali

28 January 2018

I ate chicken korma it was delicious. Excellent customer service and amazing food taste and quality. I would definitely repeat and recommend!

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Leslie Fesel

28 January 2018

We have eaten at all of the Indian restaurants in the Triangle area, this is the best food we have eaten. We went for the lunch buffet and it was great, and very friendly and quick service. The food has a great spice level. We will definitely eat here a lot. I would rate this slightly better than Sitar on 15/501. More...

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Eli F.

27 January 2018

We have eaten at all of the Indian restaurants in the Triangle area, this is the best food we have eaten.  We went for the lunch buffet and it was great, and very friendly and quick service.  The food has a great spice level. We will definitely eat here a lot. I would rate this slightly better than Sitar on 15/501. More...

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Robert S.

26 January 2018

Best Indian food I've yet to have in Durham. Many of my friends are Indian and they seem to approve. Looking forward to coming back! Also can't beat the pun in the title. Lamb Curry and parantha was delicious. More...

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Shashank R.

26 January 2018

Fantastic food and service makes this the top Indian restaurant in Durham for a casual meal. The food tasted very authentic and was delicious with generous portions. I went for dinner and had the malai kofta with aloo parantha, which was spectacular. Looking forward to trying the delicious chaats and desserts next time. They also have a very generously priced lunch buffet. The service by the family who runs the restaurant was also excellent. I'd highly recommend NaanStop for your next Indian meal in Durham! More...

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Jason P.

25 January 2018

Best Indian restaurant in Durham!  Lunch buffet with good vegetarian selections as well as chicken tikka masala, chicken curry, and tandoori chicken on the day i was there.  All was delicous!  Great proximity to Duke campus, so i don't have to drive out of town for a good indian buffet.  Glad they opened, and i hope they stick around!! More...

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Lori K.

24 January 2018

Wow! The food was awesome. Our party of three shared our entrees and it was all so tasty.  And then the perfect ending with kheer.  The service was excellent! Reasonably priced. I can't wait to try the buffet! More...

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Yasha Saxena

22 January 2018

It was great! Actually sat and ate properly for an hour. Well-spiced, hot lunch buffet with tons of different options veg and non-veg - salad bar, main courses, and desserts; really great deal for duke students...The garlic naan is amazing, definitely ask your server for some More...

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Vatsal S.

21 January 2018

Great food and pretty reasonable price. Service is excellent. Buffet has a lot of variety. Quality is home cooked indian food. Must try!

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suby n.

16 January 2018

Naan Stop is a new restaurant opened in Durham near Duke. Food and service is good. We tried their buffet, they had usual buffet menu. My family loved their Malai Chicken, Vegetable Biriyani and Aloo Gobi Masala. We also tried their Mango Lassi, which was outstanding.So far a nice restaurant and will be going back. More...

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Sweta S.

15 January 2018

This Indian restaurant just opened up! I have been waiting for a while for a good and affordable Indian buffet to open so close to my home and Duke University! They are still kind of figuring out the flow of the restaurant. Would definitely come back! The gulab jamun are delicious. More...

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