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Homestyle South Indian cuisine, located in the East Village. Owner Sruthi Chowdary partners with the team behind popular Indian restaurant chain Godavari, to offer dishes that are inspired by Sruthi’s childhood meals, as well as street market staples from South India.


Monday to Thursday 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
05:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM
05:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
05:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Sunday 11:30 AM - 04:30 PM
05:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Founder’s Story

- Sruthi Chowdary

The term "Khiladi" translates to player -- someone that is in the game and ready to do anything necessary to get the victory. In my life, that meant going against the cultural norms expected of South Asian women in today's society.

See, I'm not your typical Indian woman. I have 5 tattoos and my favorite beer is a Kingfisher. I used to play by the rules I until realized that pleasing others wouldn't lead me to living a happy, fulfilled life.

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Small Plates

Graines and Noodles

Season Special

Large Plates

Sauces and Sides (GF)

Traditional Curries


Drinks Menu




Happy Customers

“By far one of the best restaurants I have visited. The food at Khiladi is excellent. Fresh produce cooked to order and the service is fantastic. Great menu with excellent service. A goto place for everyday food!”


“Khiladi provides a unique dining experience. The restaurant features a wall projecting South Indian movies and hand painted mural offering great views and even better food. The chefs pride themselves on creating dishes with hints of modern creativity using traditional Indian recipes so as not to lose the authenticity of the flavors.”