West Ashley. 908 Savannah Hwy. 763-9923

For the last few years, you haven’t needed to commandeer a caravan of war elephants to break into some tasty Indian cuisine. That’s because Nirlep has been busy bringing a taste of the Orient to the shores of West Ashley. Any place that cooks up 12 different types of homemade flatbreads stuffed with everything from dates to roasted lamb and fired in a super-heated tandoor gets my full confidence — and they routinely garner that of the people of Charleston as well. Tasty preparations of lamb, chicken, and seafood keep the people rolling in and the tantalizing smell of the spice bazaar floating across the blacktop of Savannah Highway.

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