India's Restaurant has been around the block a few times in South Denver. Krishan Kappor's house of curries and kabobs started out as a barely noticeable eatery at the back of Tamarac Square (which has since been demolished) more than 25 years ago. Just over five years ago, India's hopped across Hampden Avenue to spacious digs next to Whole Foods in Tiffany Plaza.
But Kappor has been working on something better over the past year: a brand-new building farther east on Hampden designed with his restaurant in mind. To accommodate the move, India's closed yesterday in Tiffany Plaza; Kappor is shooting to reopen tomorrow in the new location.
Right now staff and additional help are busy unloading moving vans full of tables, chairs, buffet stations and other restaurant equipment coming from the old location. Kappor says he'd like to open the new spot for lunch tomorrow, but dinner is more likely: It all depends on how a friends and family practice run goes for dinner service tonight.
Regardless of its location, India's has been one of the most consistent, and consistently good, Indian restaurants in Denver for three decades, serving impeccable saag paneer and top-notch tandoori chicken.