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Shiva Indian Restaurant

2514 Times Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005
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  • Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri 11:30am-11pm, Sat 12pm-11pm
  • $$
  • Catering, Delivery, Order Online, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
An eccentric cousin among local Indian places. Along with ineffably strange decor and madcap Indian pop music, Shiva boasts some unusual dishes, notably potatoes luxuriantly stuffed with homemade cheese, nuts and raisins.

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  • Little Shiva
    Thursday, December 23, 1999 at 3 a.m. by Dennis Abrams

    A longtime Rice Village favorite, Shiva Indian Restaurant is named after Lord Shiva, one of the most complex of Indian gods -- "destroyer and restorer, ascetic and symbol of sensuality, herdsman and avenger." In other words, a mass ...

  • Hot Plate
    Thursday, February 9, 1995 at 3 a.m. by Alison Cook

    Shiva: Worth Celebrating Five years is a ripe old age for a restaurant, many of which don't survive to see their first birthday. So the fifth-anniversary buffet thrown a few weeks back by Shiva, the slightly quirky Indian restaurant...


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