5734 Monona Dr.
|Jerk chicken, steak, fish, shrimp, pork, tofu all excellent; curried goat and other curries. When the national dish of ackee codfish is available, go for it. Excellent key lime pie for dessert.All-you-can-eat buffet Mon.-Fri. lunch ($8), Friday dinner ($12.50).|
1745 Parkside Dr.
|Chicken, roast beef, pasta and more. Lots more. Breakfast on the weekend.|
3801 East Washington Ave.
|Indoor dining area, hot and cold deli, sandwich station, Italian, Chinese, and salad bar, daily specials and a la carte options. Breakfast buffet, Friday fish buffet. And the fried chicken is really pretty darn good.|
|Jade Garden Restaurant|
1109 S. Park St.
|Chinese buffet featuring mussels in sweet and sour sauce and scallion pancakes, as well as all the old favorites.|
|Journey Grill and Buffet, The|
4325 Lien Rd.
|All-you-can-eat buffet with Chinese, Japanese and American options, plus a pick-your-own stir-fry option made to order. |
6713 Odana Rd.
|Excellent, full range of Indian dishes. Don't miss the stuffed breads, the tandoori, chicken tikka masala, and other curries. Or try it all at the all-you-can-eat lunch buffet.|
1707 Thierer Rd.
|North and South Indian dishes.|
|Minerva Indian Cuisine|
515 Junction Rd.
|Minerva's specialty is the food of Hyderabad, a mix of influences from the Persians, Turks, Mughals and British. It's full of spices and pickles, rice and meats. There are also Tamil dishes as well as a few from Malabar and Pakistan. A lunchtime buffet offers a number of usual suspects like chicken tikka masala, spinach paneer and tandoori chicken. But significantly, there are many less typical dishes: samosa chat, chana masala, malai kofta, chicken biryani, mirchi, okra fry. For dinner, lamb mango and Gobi 65 are well executed.|
449 State St.
|State Street option for Indian food, with a few Nepali entrees. Try the beef or lamb curries, or some of the vegetable entrees like bhindi masala. Momo, the steamed Tibetan dumplings, come in vegetarian (potato-cabbage) or chicken, are a good start to a meal. Lunchtime buffet is all-you-can-eat and runs 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. An elevator is available for access to the second story.|
532 S. Park St.
|Chinese specialties, featuring a daily lunch buffet.|
6007 Monona Dr.
|Swad has a 150+-item menu with a larger than average seafood and tandoori section; also on the menu, goat curries. Large 19-item vegetarian menu. Also a southern Indian menu section (dosa, uthappam, vada). The lunch buffet is a good deal, with standout soups and vegetarian curries. Notable is the saag paneer, freshly made vegetable pakora and the peshawari nan, bread stuffed with cashews, raisins, almonds, coconut and fennel seed.|
707 N. High Point Rd.
|Northern and Southern Indian cooking, with a buffet at lunch and full dinner menu.|
|Taj Indian Restaurant|
1256 S. Park St.
|Excellent food featuring the cuisines of North and South India. Lunch buffet.|
|Taste of India|
2623 Monroe St.
|Indian cuisine returns to Monroe Street after a long absence. Lunch buffet and full menu. In addition to the standard breads, there's a keema nan (stuffed with lamb), peshawari nan (stuffed with raisins, nuts and coconut) and sundried tomato and cilantro nan; special tasting dinners for two; lamb achari; lobster tandoori and korma and masala and a large number of vegetarian dishes.|
|U-Like Asian Buffet|
518 Grand Canyon Dr.
2451 W. Broadway
|Chinese and American buffet fare, with Mongolian Grill, basked mussels, ham, fish fry, egg rolls, and sushi bar.|