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3630 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2661
+1 919-490-1326
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:30
Wed 17:30 - 09:30
Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 02:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is an easy spot for a quick, nutritious lunch. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the staff understands that quick service is needed around lunchtime. Glad to have this near my office.

Thank kl726
Sicklerville, New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I was in town on vacation and my sister took me here for my birthday for lunch. I love Indian food but I always order Shrimp Tikka Masala. We went for the lunch buffet and it was awesome. I tried almost everything on the buffet: Basmati Rice, Lemon Rice, Chicken Tikka Masala, Chicken-65, Lasooni Gobi and Cabbage-Poriyal and everything was... More 

Thank CocoaLily
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Two friends and I meet here quite often for dinner, maybe every 6 weeks, when we're all in the area. Always satisfied. Buffet is excellent, so many delicious tastes to try. When buffet not available, we've learned to select our favorites from the menu, and share.

Thank carolinanorte
Charleston, South Carolina
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1,005 reviews
766 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Buffet and big dessert island. Wish they served lamb and or goat along with all that chicken. Made me feel like I was in an Indian version of Chic-Fil-A. So hint to the executive chef... more lamb, more goat, more veggie selections too. But the dessert had huge warm and covered with syrup pastries, yummy. Went down easy and not... More 

Thank JPSaleebyMD
Durham, North Carolina
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I have been here several times and i think their Chicken Tikka Massala is pretty good. It tastes better as a take out as opposed to the buffet they have at the store.

Thank Philly-In-Durham
Raleigh, North Carolina
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139 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

The help is the best as are the owners.... But I went there to eat... Naan was greasy..,. Everything was way off beat... I'm from NYC and I know my Indian food.... This is not the place..,.way off and expensive for what you get... A lot of frozen veggies .... Good rice but everything else bland ... Sorry never again

North Carolina
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179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

Sitar is one of my two favorite Indian restaurants in the area. You can always count on it to be delicious. We like to go Friday or Saturday nights when they have the full buffet. Always good with old favorites and new things to try. The staff is also good about making suggestions.

Thank SuzKMo
North Carolina
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

We had our share of Indian/Pak food both in India and across the US. The building here is good and the staff is average for Indian Restaurants. The dishes here are generally on the oily/greasy side. The buffet has a slightly better than average selection as far as number of choices. However, the spicing on many dishes is a little... More 

Thank Vegetarian222
Hyderabad, India
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613 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 988 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

Sitar is an Indian Cuisine located at Durham, North Carolina. We had planned to go out for Lunch and we found out this restaurant. We opted for Buffet Lunch to have more options in the food. Many dishes were available to taste and we liked all the dishes. A'La Carte Lunch was also available but we were satisfied with Buffet... More 

Thank KASIRAO5646
Durham, North Carolina, USA
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

Have tried many Indian restaurants in the Durham/Chapel Hill area, and have been pleased with some and disappointed in others. But Sitar seems to consistently satisfy our expectations. Good food, nice atmosphere, good service, reasonable prices. If someone asked me where to go for good Indian food, this is where I would send them.

Thank DinerDK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 09:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 02:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3630 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2661
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-490-1326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?