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Delaware Indian Community

Food, Temples, Travel, Movies & More



The Asian-Indian community is thriving and growing in Delaware.

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Indians account for the largest chunk of the Asian population in the First State.

Of the 28,549 Asians in Delaware, 11,424 are Indians.

Hindu Temple in Delaware
Mahalakshmi Devasthanam
Hockessin, DE 19707

Indians live mostly in New Castle county followed by Kent County and a few families in Sussex.

The Hindu temple in Hockessin is the anchor of the Indian community in Delaware. Besides celebrating Hindu festivals, the temple hosts a variety of cultural programs.

Delaware Indian Restaurants

With the growth in the numbers of Asian-Indians, we also see a noticeable increase in the number of Indian restaurants and grocery stores in Wilmington and Newark.

maharaja newark
Maharaja
Despairingly Bad Indian Food
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1450 Kirkwood Hwy, Ste 121
Newark, DE 19711
Lasani Halal Chicken 65
Lasani Halal
Good Indian Food
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18 Marrows Rd
(@ Rt 4)
Newark, DE 19713

By our count, there are 16 Indian restaurants in Delaware including two in the state capital Dover. Paradise Biryani Pointe and Flavor of India (both in Newark) and Bawarchi in Wilmington are the newbies.

Hindi Movies

Movie theatres in Newark now screen the latest Bollywood, Tamil, and Telugu films.

Hindi Movies in Delaware
Hindi Movie Poster at Regal Cinemas Newark

Asian-Indians are a fairly prosperous community with many of the desis (a Hindi term meaning South Asian) employed as professionals in the information technology sector or working as engineers, doctors etc.

Featuring Indian restaurant reviews, movie reviews, Hindi movie showtimes, travel agents and more, DelawareIndia.com is a guidepost to the Asian-Indian community in the First State.