Delaware Indian Diaspora

Indian Food, Temples, Travel & Movies

Indians in Delaware
Indians account for the largest chunk of the Asian population in Delaware.

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

Walk down Main Street in Newark, stroll down Market Street in Wilmington or visit the movie halls in Christiana Mall or Regal Plaza in Bear and you'll see plenty of desi faces.

Image © Wilmington Amtrak StationAmtrak Station in Downtown Wilmington
Most Asian Indians live in New Castle or Kent county. There are only a few dozen families in Sussex county.

In recent years, there's been an influx of Indian students who come to pursue graduate studies at Wilmington University, Delaware State University and University of Delaware.

Indian Buffets, Dosa & Dum Biryani
Whenever you think of Indians, you can't help but think of the fabulous Indian cuisine.

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

Lasani Halal Chicken 65
Lasani Halal
Good Indian Food
18 Marrows Rd (@ Rt 4)
Newark, DE 19713
Everest Indian Grocery
Tara's Kitchen
Disgusting Indian Food
208 Churchanman's Rd
New Castle, DE 19720

By our count, there are 24 Indian restaurants in Delaware including two in the state capital Dover and one in (Indigo) in Rehoboth Beach.

Of the 24 Indian restaurants, Hyderabad House, Bawarchi Biryani Point and Biryani City in Newark and Bawarchi and Godavari in Wilmington serve South Indian delicacies like Dum Biryani, Chepa Pulusu, Mango Dal, Kodi Vepudu and so on.

Hindu Temple

Hindu temple in Hockessin is the anchor of the Indian community in Delaware.

Hindu Temple in DelawareMahalakshmi Temple in Hockessin
Besides celebrating Hindu festivals, the temple hosts a variety of cultural programs.

The temple also has a cafeteria that's open on weekends.

Hindi & Telugu Movies
Regal Cinema in Newark, Cinemark at Christiana Mall and Cinemark in Wilmington screen the latest Bollywood, Telugu and Tamil films.

Featuring restaurant reviews, movie reviews, Hindi movie showtimes, travel agents and more, is the best guide to the Asian-Indian community in Delaware.