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Shere-E-Punjab - Glen Mills

4.3
68 reviews
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$30 and under
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Indian
Perfect For:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch

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Shere-E-Punjab is one of the best Indian Restaurant in PA. Zagat rated Shere-E-Punjab #1 in 2013. Chef Zail Singh Shergill has been serving Indian food for almost 25 years in Philadelphia.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Indian
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm.
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm.
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Phone number
(484) 841-6345
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Zail Singh Shergill
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Catering
We do full catering service from 20 people to 2000 people.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Rt 322 & Rt 1
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.3based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.2
service
4.0
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Excellent Indian cuisine. My go to for Indian in suburban Philadelphia.

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4.0Dined on December 26, 2017

This review is not for Shere e Punjab, but for Open Table. I made a reservation on Christmas day and the restaurant wasn't open. Open table did not have the correct information. Regardless of who's fault it is that the restaurant was closed, it was disappointing. I won't be trusting open table in the future.

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3.0Dined on November 16, 2017

I had not eaten here for a few years and was looking forward to trying it again. The service was good-staff very helpful. Great mulligatawny soup, but much of the meal was sub-par. Pappadum were stale, cauliflower in aloo gobi had clearly been frozen- soggy in the center and the sauce not very tasty. We did have a great chaat appetizer.

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2.0Dined on August 26, 2017

We reserved this venue for lunch after our wedding rehearsal; my fiance is Indian, so we thought it would be nice. When I was ordering my food the waiter asked what spice level I wanted and I said, "1, not spicy at all because I have acid reflux" and that was it. I get my food and it's burning my throat, and then he decides to tell me all the chicken dishes cooked in the tandoori oven are pre-marinated and are medium (3) heat, and it would have taken 30 minutes to cook it fresh. I told him that would have been great to know before I ordered it, and I would have waited but now did not have time because we had ziplining reservations for my bachelorette party. So he brings me a menu and I ask about other food and he basically says everything is pre-marinated except chicken curry. I tell him I don't eat chicken curry and I just want seasoned chicken--nothing in a sauce, but he insists this will be fine. I get it, and it is chicken sitting in a thick sauce which I personally would not touch with a ten foot pole. So I ended up not eating anything all day on my bachelorette party until night time. Also, my wedding party agreed this place had some of the worst naan we've ever tasted. So overall, super disappointed and I have no idea how they have a 4.7 star rating on Google.

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4.0Dined on June 23, 2017

Nice decor. Service was very fast. Portion sizes seemed a bit small.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2017

Shere-E-Punjab is one of my favorite local restaurants and the top of my list for Indian cuisine. Be adventurous when ordering - you really can't go wrong. Be prepared to wait for your drink order, we have taken to arriving before our reservation and sitting at the bar for a cocktail before being seated. Problem solved!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2017

Tasty food and nice ambience. Very good service.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2017

The very best Indian food -- ever! We have been here multiple times and are never disappointed. The food is consistently delicious!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2017

We usually go to the restaurant maybe once a month. It never disappoints and the people are always top notch. If you're in Glen Mills this is a definite must stop

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4.0Dined on January 16, 2017

My husband, daughter, granddaughter and I went to Shere e Punjab for my birthday - because it was located midway between my daughter's house and our house and we love Indian food. Both the service and the food were very good. We shared a wonderful gobi pakora (cauliflower fritters) appetizer as well as samosas. My daughter ordered a vegetarian saag dish while I ordered the saag with chicken and my husband ordered a lamb curry. All were very tasty and the portions were generous. One is able to choose from 5 levels of spiciness which greatly pleased my granddaughter who can't tolerate spicy food. We were very pleased with our meals and would definitely return.

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4.0Dined on December 26, 2016

Shere-E-Punjab makes the best Indian dishes I've ever eaten.

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4.0Dined on December 14, 2016

Booked Shere-E-Punjab because it was on the way from the airport to my hotel for a business trip and I was craving Indian food. I am so glad I did. My wife and I lived in the UK for awhile and I have not had lamb curry of this high quality since then. Everything was fantastic and the service attentive. I will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2016

Excellent food and very attentive service, outstanding naan and terrific spicy chef's special

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5.0Dined on October 29, 2016

This place has become a regular for us . The food is always great and the staff is very attentive.

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4.0Dined on September 10, 2016

Excellent food, large portions, flexible seating. The prices are a little bit higher than average but are well compensated by the large portion size. The service was very helpful, but not too cheerful. Next time will opt for a takeout.

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5.0Dined on September 2, 2016

Food and service-both great!

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4.0Dined on July 30, 2016

What a find. Food was great across the board. Veggie pakoras were excellent. Main dishes, although a bit mild, tasted great. The dessert (gajar halwa) was just average, but I look forward to trying other desserts next time I dine here. The only big downside was that I mentioned that I was celebrating a birthday on my reservation with Opentable and there was absolutely no acknowledgement of it by the staff or manager. My local go-to Indian restaurant treats us better for special occasions usually bringing us a complimentary dessert and thanks us for celebrating a birthday with them.

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4.0Dined on July 29, 2016

The food is very good if you like Indian. There are lots of choices on the menu including vegetation. Portions are large - there were 6 of us and three entree's plus two appetizers was sufficient. One of the people in our party cannot eat anything too spicy so it is great that one can choose degree of "heat" for each dish.
We have been to this restaurant before and will continue to come for a good meal with Indian spices.

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2016

Service was prompt and attentive. Full bar service is available. Food was deliciously spiced and the portions were generous. Our meal included vegetable samosas, pashawari naan, murg saag, and chicken tikka masala. Will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2016

Delicious, Authentic Indian Food. We were able to sit right down and our server came immediately to our table for our drink order. Our appetizer was delious and came out quickly. Our entrees were well seasoned and the size was generous. My daughter loved that she could chose the spice level of her meal. Definitely will go back again!

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2016

Always a delight! Food never disappoints. Bursting with flavor and amazing how lamb is consistently tender! No hesitation recommending Shere-E-Punjab! Unquestionably tops for Indian food in the Philly region.

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2016

Creative Indian food! Beautiful, modern, clean. Well-stocked bar. Highly recommended!

Funny location, but we found it and have gone back a few times.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2016

Service was great and always with a smile. Food was delicious with a range of heat that will satisfy any taste. If you haven't been, plan on going.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2016

We found the food here to be very authentic and delicious. The naan bread basket sampler was irresistible and our entrees, lamb vindaloo and shrimp masala were SO GOOD! We were too full for dessert this trip but will definitely return soon!

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2016

My boyfriend (now fiancé!) brought me here to this restaurant a year ago. We are now regulars at this establishment and love the food! As we are both of Indian descent (me being North Indian and he being South Indian), we are very familiar with the various cuisines of the Indian culture. The food here is always fresh and made-to-order with regards to the level of spice. The wait staff is very courteous and the owner of the restaurant is always chatting with us when we stop in for a late dinner on weekends. Highly recommended!

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5.0Dined on January 30, 2016

Delicious Indian Food in a nice atmosphere, we will definitely return. We had Korma and Masala and both were flavorful and authenticity Indian; we chose a level 3 medium-spicy and would probably go with a 2 next time. Naan was big, one should be enough for two people. Prices seemed a little higher ($2.00 higher per entrée) than other local Indian food.
Place was busy, which is a good sign.

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2016

The food is amazing and our family always has a great time. We especially order their kabobs...so tasty! We look forward to our next visit! Btw, this place is great for any occasion.

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4.0Dined on January 12, 2016

Very good food, very nice portions and a great value. I would recommend ordering only one entre and splitting it between two people.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2015

We were delighted to find this Restaraunt a few weeks ago and brought a group for New Year's Eve. Great food, great service, full bar and decent wine list.

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3.0Dined on December 30, 2015

Enjoyed an evening with friends. The food and service was good not crowded so was nice to be able to talk.

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5.0Dined on December 19, 2015

Waiter made several good choice suggestions and the dishes were delicious! Large portions.

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3.0Dined on November 14, 2015

Lamb masala was awesome. Cannot get better than this.
The Shrimp ginger garlic starter needs a lot of improvement. (Very bland)
Very nice staff and service.

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5.0Dined on November 11, 2015

Great lunch buffet selection. Everything was delicious!

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4.0Dined on October 24, 2015

The food at Shere-E-Punjab has always been wonderful, now happily the service is good as well. We were seated promptly and enjoyed courteous, attentive service with an appropriate pacing of our multiple courses. We, as always, ordered more food than we could eat and happily left with enough for lunch the next day.

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5.0Dined on September 27, 2015

Food was different than other Indian restaurants and was outstanding

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4.0Dined on August 7, 2015

Buffet lunch is nice because you get to taste everything without committment. No worries though, all was delicious.

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4.0Dined on June 28, 2015

Great food!

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5.0Dined on June 26, 2015

Outstanding Indian food!

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4.0Dined on April 17, 2015

Shere-E-Punjab in Glenn Mills is open every day of the week for lunch & dinner & also has a Sunday brunch. They have a nice selection of Indian food, beer, wine & cocktails. The three of us sat at an outside which was quite nice. Our server was Indian & although we had a bit of difficulty understanding him at first, he was quite good & knowlegeable. We started the evening with an assortment of Tandoori breads which included four flavors of Naan, which were all warm & tasty. Next we ordered a sample plate of appetizers which again we all enjoyed. One of my friends tried the Lamb Karahi (lamb sauteed with ginger, garlic, scallions, green pepper & tomatoes), the other had the Murg Makhani (chicken cooked in the Tandoor in a tomatoe, onion & herb sauce), & I tried the Murg Vindaloo (boneless chicken in a special spiced sauce and potatoes). All were served with the typical Basmati rice. Everyone enjoyed their Indian dishes & all of us thought we received a lot of food for the price. As a matter of fact, we all took a piece of Naan & a small portion of our dinners home. We really enjoyed our experience & would recommend you give this place a try.

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2015

The menu. offers a good selection, and all dishes ordered burst with flavor. Rich but not overly heavy, and always excellent quality. The bread (naan), especially when served warm, is outstanding . As a warning, the levels of 'spicy' (1 to 5) can be misleading - 3 is already very hot, 4 near unbearable..

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