Last seating for Lunch & Weekend Brunch is 02:00pm, last seating for Dinner is 09:00pm (Sun-Thu) and 09:30pm (Fri-Sat). Due to busy occupancy at the restaurant we request our patrons that dining time be limited to 90 minutes (1hr 30mins).

Our Story

About Us

A confluence of two beautiful cultures coming together, Veda is a little bite of India located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia. We serve traditional Indian Cuisine with a modern twist in a fine dining atmosphere, along with hand-crafted cocktails, and impeccable service. Come and explore the rich tastes and textures of Indian Cuisine at Veda - Modern Indian Bistro.

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Give a gift that delights. Treat your family, friends, or colleagues to an unparalleled dining experience at Veda - Modern Indian Bistro.

The Great Indian Celebration

Veda offers the perfect setting for all your celebrations, be it a birthday party, a corporate dinner, or an intimate reception. We offer bespoke, customized menus to suit your memorable day and for the times when you can’t celebrate at Veda, simply let us know and we’ll bring our indulgent Indian Cuisine to you!

Chef’s Recommendations


Lasooni Gobi (La•suni Go•bee) (V, GF)

Lightly battered flash-fried Cauliflower tossed in a Ginger-Garlic sauce

Crispy Spinach Chaat (Cha•t) (GF, Vegan without Yogurt)

Chickpea flour coated flash fried baby Spinach; tossed with Shallots, Tomatoes, Sweet Yogurt, and Tamarind & Date chutney

Tandoori Grilled Salad (Tuhn•doo•ree) (GF)

Perfectly charred Paneer (Cottage Cheese) blocks, Bell Pepper, Onions, and Pineapple dressed with a sunny, herby Lemon Vinaigrette

*Khubani Malai Kofta (Khoo•baa•nee Muh•lie Kof•ta) (GF)

Hand-made Apricots & Cottage Cheese dumplings (4) served in a Turmeric, Cilantro, Cashew Nuts, Cardamom, & Cream gravy

*Chicken Makhani (Tik•kaa M•kha•nee) (GF)

Boneless Chicken pieces cooked in a creamy, rich, buttery Tomato gravy, made with Cashew Nuts, burnt Ginger, Honey, & Fenugreek greens

Gulab Jamun with Ice Cream (Goo·laab Ja·muhn)

A classic Indian sweet made with Khoya, Rose-flavored syrup, Cardamom powder, topped with a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream

*This dish contains Nuts / Cashew Nuts / Sesame. Please advise us of your food allergies (V: Vegan & GF: Gluten Free). Our kitchen prepares the food with a mild spice level. Kindly advise the restaurant of your spice level based on your preferences when you order food. 21% gratuity will be added to parties of 5 guests or more.



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