If you’re craving Indian food… and not the frozen stuff you heat up at home… The Garage Food Hall will have just what you need upon its opening this winter. Pakistani-Indian inspired restaurant, Chapati, is the latest addition to our growing list of tenants offering a variety of delicious eats at The Garage.
The 5-star restaurant, which offers mouthwatering dishes with bold flavors - such as vibrant tikka spices and creamy, deep-marinated red sauces - served at its current location off of Lafayette Road near Interstate 65, will bring classic Pakistani and Indian cuisine made for modern day dining to The Garage.
Chapati owner Maisum Farid is unveiling a new, fast-casual concept for the restaurant’s second location at The Garage called Chapati Beta. Guests will be able to feast on a menu inspired by Maisum’s family’s diverse Middle Eastern backgrounds packed with his mother’s spice blends, flavorful sauces, seasoned vegetables, marinated all-natural halal meats and Pakistani-Indian street foods like pakoras and classic desserts and drinks including mango lassi perfected by Maisum’s father.
Customer favorites include chicken tikka masala and rare dishes like goat beets, a classic comfort food with seasoned shredded root-beets and masala cooked with deep-marinated goat meat. For those who prefer to keep it closer to plant-based, the menu also offers many vegetarian and vegan options. Sure, bread is good, but have you tried naan yet? The tasty, puffy mixed-ingredient bread available at Chapati will have your friends asking, “Do you want some chicken tikka masala with that naan?”
Chapati at The Garage is being designed specifically for the food hall’s environment and fast, fresh service so customers can get delicious on demand meals.
“Our restaurant represents my family’s immigrant culture blended into a modern, wholly American atmosphere,” said Maisum. “Our restaurant is a true melting pot, just as The Garage is a melting pot for all sorts of cuisines. I can’t wait for people to walk from tenant to tenant experiencing all The Garage has to offer Indy. We’re proud to be a part of this cultural hub and shine alongside everyone else with our mom’s recipes.”
Chapati will join a diverse group of tenants at The Garage Food Hall, ranging from poke bowls and shucked-to-order oysters to local artisans and retail shops. We cannot wait to share the Farid family’s unparalleled cooking style with the Mass Ave. Arts District, downtown Indianapolis community and beyond!