Karma Restaurant and Bar is located at 246 Market Street in Philadelphia. Jiji Thomas has owned the restaurant since June of 2011. He was born in India and emigrated to the United States at the age of four. He worked in restaurants as a dishwasher and a waiter while growing up. His family also owned a catering business specializing in Indian cuisine. Despite this background, upon graduating from college he decided to enter corporate America. Jiji tells us he was lured into owning a restaurant by an entrepreneurial friend. Karma Restaurant and Bar has been named as a Top 100 Restaurant by Localeats.com, They have been recognized by Talk of the Town for excellent customer satisfaction for three years running. And, the restaurant was featured on the television show ìBest of Philadelphia.î Karma Restaurant and Bar has an extensive menu of authentic Indian foods. They also offer many vegetarian options. A popular entree is the Karma Mix Platter, with seekh kabab, hara bhara kabab, tandoori chicken, tandoori shrimp, and salmon tikka. It is served with masala potatoes and rice. Another choice is the Gulnar Rack of Lamb: a tender lamb immersed overnight in a special marinade, and served with rice. The vegetarian menu is one of the features and has many delicious options. One choice is the Chana Peshawari, which is chickpeas cooked punjabi style. Another recommendation is Bend It Like Karma, which is cauliflower combined with potatoes and herbs. Be sure to save room for dessert. Try the Kulfi, Karmaís very own homemade, authentic Indian ice-cream. It is available in mango, pistachio, and caramel flavors.Karma Restaurant has a full bar. They do take-out and delivery. If you are looking for award winning Indian cuisine in Philadelphia, stop in and see Jiji today at Karma Restaurant & Bar. The warm and welcoming staff will ensure you have a fantastic dining experience!
246 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106