Indian Restaurants in California (CA)

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The Indian cuisine is as diverse as its culture, languages, regions and its climate. Every major region of India brings its own unique dishes and subtle variations to popular dishes. Aromatic spices are the essence of Indian cuisine. Extensive listings of authentic indian food restaurants and cuisine serving the Indian community.

Dosa on Fillmore     » Directions & Maps

Very upscale for a Southern Indian food place
Neighborhoods: Japantown, Lower Pacific Heights
lot of variety - authentic south indian food
Chennai Chicken Indian Vada Pav - Rava Dosa - Paper Masala Dosa - Mango Lassi - Payasam Dessert - Masala Chai

1700 Fillmore San Francisco, California 94115
Phone: 415 441 3672

Bollywood Cafe     » Directions & Maps

good reviews - chicken makhani / butter chicken - chana masala - saag paneer - baingan bharta - dal tarka - veg korma
11101 Ventura Blvd Studio City, California 91604
Phone: 818 508 8400

Dabba     » Directions & Maps

chipotle style desi food place : chicken, pork, lamb, or vegetables w/ mango lassi cold brew matcha
71 Stevenson Street San Francisco, California 94105
Phone: 415 236 3984

Urbann Turbann     » Directions & Maps

Indian Chipotle - Americanized Indian Food - Desi burrito
Naan Wrap - Butter Chicken Wrap - Tandoori Chicken Wrap - Pork Vindaloo Rice Bowl

1870 Euclid Ave Berkeley, California 94709
Phone: 510 704 0109

Breads of India & Gourmet Curries     » Directions & Maps

downtown oakland - expensive - lamb kofta - goat curry - mango lassi
948 Clay St Oakland, California 94607
Phone: 510 834 7684

Vedas Indian Restaurant     » Directions & Maps

good lunch buffet - vegetarian options - achari paneer tikka - pomegranate pulao
560 N Abel St Milpitas, California 95035
Phone: 408 945 1500

Mughal Halal Tandoori Restaurant     » Directions & Maps

lunch buffet - no good reviews
315 S Magnolia Ave Anaheim, California 92804
Phone: 714 828 8040

Juhu Beach Club     » Directions & Maps

interesting flavors - fusion type place - masala fries - vada pav - chowpatty chicken - bollywood balle - sliders - berry lassi
5179 Telegraph Ave Oakland, California 94609
Phone: 510 652 7350

Rasoi     » Directions & Maps

butter chicken - chicken tikki kabob - Veg and Non-veg thali - adhai chicken - goat currry - lamb kebab
263 W Calaveras Blvd Milpitas, California 95035
Phone: 408 262 5000

Sher E Punjab     » Directions & Maps

buffet - decently priced - malai kofta - chicken tikka masala - chicken vindaloo - mango lassi
9254 Scranton Rd Ste 102 San Diego, California 92121
Phone: 858 458 2858

India Palace     » Directions & Maps

saag paneer - mango chicken - lamb tikka masala - lunch buffet - lamb vindaloo - lamb korma - murg makhani - murg sagwala
694 University Ave San Diego, California 92103
Phone: 619 294 8886

Aslam's Rasoi     » Directions & Maps

Chicken Tikka Masala - Saag Paneer with Goat Cheese - mango lassi - lovely ambiance - appetizer sampler - tandoori meat sampler - daal saag
1037 Valencia St San Francisco, California 94110
Phone: 415 695 0599

Bollywood Cafe - Hampshire Rd     » Directions & Maps

chicken makhani - saag paneer - baingan bharta
860 Hampshire Rd. Suite Z Westlake Village, California 91361
Phone: 805 777 7100

Shalimar     » Directions & Maps

Popular Dishes ... Tandori Chicken, Chicken Boti Kabab, Seekh Kabab, Baigan Bharta, Biryani (select days), Chicken Tikka Masala , Nihari....
3325 Walnut Avenue Fremont, California 94358
Phone: (510) 494 1919

Biryani Kabab     » Directions & Maps

oakland chinatown - downtown oakland area - vegan options - malai kofta - aloo mattar - aloo tikki - lamb vindaloo - grilled tandoori catfish - bhindi okra gosht
377 13th St Oakland, California 94612
Phone: 510 835 3777

Gaylord     » Directions & Maps

Good food, but expensive
900 North Point, Ghirardelli Square San Francisco, California 94109
Phone: 415 939 3007

Ajanta Restaurant     » Directions & Maps

tandoori scallops - spicy chicken chaat - lamb korma - duck kerala - chicken tikka masala - saag paneer - palak kofta - Murg Mumtaz Mahal - tandoori portobello mushrooms - mango lassi
1888 Solano Ave Berkeley, California 94707
Phone: 510 526 4373

Curry Up Now : Desi Street Food     » Directions & Maps

popular street food truck curry up now has also set up shop on valencia :tikka masala burritos, sexy fries, naughty naan, everything rings up under $10
659 Valencia St San Francisco, California 94110
Phone: 800 536 0000

Indian food for beginners ... what to order?

One thing you have to remember about Indian food is that it is not a generic cuisine. It is intensely regional (north indian, south indian, bengali, kerala, goan) and what you should order should correspond with the regionality of the restaurant you are at! If you are a first timer, go easy on spice - mild.


Assorted appetizer sampler is fail proof
tandoori chicken (bbq), paneer pakoras (veg), kababs, seek kabobs, veggie samosas, tiger prawns

Non Vegetarian Indian Food

chicken tikka masala, makhani chicken (aka butter chicken), tandoori dishes, chicken biryani, goan vindaloo

Vegetarian India Food / Vegan Food

saag paneer, malai kofta, palak paneer, gobi manchurian, chickpeas, baingan bharta, matar paneer, aloo matar

Chaat Places (Indian Street Food)

vada pav, pani puri, bhel puri, dahi puri, dosa, idli, dahi vadas, uttapams

Closed Restaurants

Chef India Cuisine 5100 Hopyard Road Pleasanton California

Red Fort Indian Culture Cuisine 22231 Palos Verdes Blvd Torrance California

Temptations 288 Castro Street Mountain View California

Shahnawaz Restaurant 1770 Clearlake Milpitas California

Great India Cafe 12321 Ventura Boulevard North Hollywood California

Bombay Garden 18108 Parthenia St Northridge California

The cuisine of India is characterized by the use of various spices, herbs and other vegetables grown in India and also for the widespread practice of vegetarianism across many sections of its society. Each family of Indian cuisine is characterized by a wide assortment of dishes and cooking techniques. As a consequence, it varies from region to region, reflecting the varied demographics of the ethnically diverse Indian subcontinent.

Vegetables are an integral part of indian food and consume them in a number of ways. For pure vegetarians India is a heaven. India can boast for its innumerable varieties of tasty and nutritious vegetarian dishes. Indians like their vegetable curries real hot 'n' spicy and so add a number of spices to make them really exotic. These are also prepared using different methods of cooking like baking, boiling, frying etc. We offer a number of tempting Indian vegetarain recipes of dishes like Navratan Korma, Shahi Paneer etc. to the connoisseurs of taste.

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