Craving Indian food?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Indian restaurants around Sacramento, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.
1. Chaat Of India
Topping the list is Chaat of India. Located at 6157 MacK Road in Parkway, the Indian, Pakistani and caterer spot is the highest-rated cheap Indian restaurant in Sacramento, boasting 4.5 stars out of 475 reviews on Yelp.
On the menu, look for butter chicken, vegetable biryani and daal soup.
2. Cottage Mart
Next up is Elmhurst's Cottage Mart, situated at 2130 51st St. With 4.5 stars out of 41 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store and Indian spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.
Stop by for combination platters of vegetable samosas, chicken tikka masala and tandoori chicken.
3. Lit Delhi
Downtown Sacramento's Lit Delhi, located at 1129 11th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive Indian spot, which offers ice cream, frozen yogurt and more, four stars out of 69 reviews.
"We are a family-owned-and-operated old school bodega," the business notes in the bio section of its Yelp profile. "We offer everyday items you may find at a grocery store and also have a full kitchen."
When it comes to signature items, look for vegan wraps, naan pizzas and protein rice bowls.