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 with mango pulp). ALL OF IT WAS TERRIBLE. \r
The naan was cold and slightly burnt. Good naan should be soft, fluffy around the center, slightly crunchy on the sides, and very warm. Their naan is nowhere close to that.\r
The two curries I ordered were bland by Indian standards even though I had specifically asked them to be generous on the spices. Especially, the paparika. The mango lassi was too thin and simply tasted like sweet water. The service was nothing impressive either.\r
So, I had a terrible first experience at India Star. But, I'm all about the ""3 strikes"" rule. Even the finest of the restaurants have their bad days. So, I went back to India Star a second time. This time around, I was in the area during their lunch buffet so I went for that. ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE. Everything was either cold or lukewarm. Every item was completely tasteless and bland. Indian food is supposed to be served hot and flavorful. This junk wasn't even close to that.\r
For my third and final time I went there for dinner with a friend who also loves Indian food. Guess what? It was the exact same experience yet again. The food was just terrible. I'm not one to make a scene and I typically keep my silence unless something really crosses my line by a mile. I couldn't bear eating this food so I told the Indian waitress to take my dish back and redo it. She was pretty rude about the whole process. I got my food back and it still sucked.\r
At this point, my friend and I just walked out never to enter the doors of India Star ever again.
Cons: Terrible food. Cheap service. Cheap decor.