Indian Restaurants in Foster City

Indian Food at The Ultimate Lounge (50% Off). Two Options Available.

The Ultimate Lounge

Hayward

A futuristic bar and lounge serves as the setting for Indian eats like tandoori chicken, samosas, pakora, and lamb biryani

$30 $15

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$11 for $20 Worth of Lunch or an Indian Dinner for Two at Arka

Arka

Multiple Locations

Eatery infuses traditional Indian flavors into innovative dishes and regional specialties

$20 $11

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Organic Indian Cuisine and Drinks at The Menu (55% Off). Two Options Available.

The Menu

Indian Cuisine

Extensive menu of healthily prepared Indian dishes made with fresh, organic ingredients spans the country's regions

$40 $18

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$30 for $60 Worth of Indian and Pakistani Cuisine for Six or More at Naan -N- Curry

Naan-N-Curry

Downtown

Chefs enlist clay oven to cook authentic Indian & Pakistani lamb, chicken & seafood dishes & six types of naan bread in colorful eatery

$60 $30

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Pakistani and Indian Meal for Two or Four at Raavi Pakistani Indian Cuisine (Up to 34% Off)

Raavi Pakistani Indian Cuisine

Financial District

Curries made with halal lamb, prawns cooked Punjabi style, and homemade cheese

$30.98 $21

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Meal for Two or Catering for Up to 16 at Naan N Curry (Up to 34% Off)

Naan N Curry

Multiple Locations

Authentic Indian Cuisine, including eight varieties of naan and tandoori dishes and curries featuring chicken, lamb, and seafood

$38 $25

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Indian Cuisine at Shalimar Restaurant (Up to 40% Off)

Shalimar Restaurant

Sunnyvale

Cooks fire Mughlai BBQ in charcoal clay ovens and combine Halal meat with fresh organic vegetables

$30 $18

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Three-Course Indian Dinner for Two or Four at Citrus Indian Fusion (Up to 43% Off). Groupon Reservation Required.

Citrus Indian Fusion

Dublin

Beyond yellow brick façade & twinkling string lights, skilled chefs whip up tandoor-cooked fish & lamb, zesty masala & oven-baked bread

$39.94 $24

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Indian Food and Drinks at Mint Leaf (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Mint Leaf

North Berkeley

Traditional Northern Indian dishes made with organic produce, free-range meats, and artisan spices handpicked in India

$30 $15

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$20 for $40 Worth of North Indian Food at Khana Peena

Khana Peena

Berkeley Hills

A menu of North Indian cuisine covers samosas, tandoor-cooked meats, and seafood dishes such as lobster-papaya curry

$40 $20

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$11 for $20 Worth of Nepalese and Indian Cuisine for Dine-In or Carryout at Taste of the Himalayas

Taste of the Himalayas

North Berkeley

Nepalese and Indian dishes such as house-made cheese simmered in curry sauce, chicken tandoori, and salmon in a piquant vindaloo sauce

$20 $11

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North Indian Food at Mehak Indian Cuisine (Up to 49% Off). Two Options Available.

Mehak Indian Cuisine

Berkeley

North Indian curry dishes, meats, and seafood cooked in clay oven and fresh-baked naan bread top white tablecloths amid burgundy accents

$24 $14

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Indian Dinner Cuisine at Aasna, Melange of India (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Aasna, Melange of India

Milpitas

Shyam Khanal's eatery serves Indian cuisine divided into meat- and vegetable-based dishes

$36 $22

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$5 for $10 Groupon — Radhe Chaat

Radhe Chaat

Santa Clara

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$10 $5

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$25 for $40 Worth of Indian Cuisine at Taj of Marin

Taj of Marin

San Rafael

Menu of authentic Indian cuisine includes many vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options; antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken and lamb

$40 $25

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$12 for $20 Worth of Organic Sri Lankan Fare and Drinks at Pearl of the Ocean

Pearl of the Ocean

Eastside

Menus for vegans, vegetarians, meat and seafood eaters, with locally sourced organic ingredients, spices in curries, and exotic drinks

$20 $12

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Indian Cuisine for Two or Four at Clay Oven Grill & Bar (Up to 40% Off)

Clay Oven Grill & Bar

Vacaville

Spiced dishes such as racks of lamb and marinated salmon cooked inside the heated clay depths of a clay tandoor oven

$25 $15

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With three food trucks and a brick-and-mortar locale, CurryUpNow dishes up the street fare of India with creatively presented, colorful dishes. The restaurant menu comprises traditional street fare and creative takes on classics. Chefs turn the fillings of the deconstructed samosa—a popular original dish—inside out before topping it with garbanzo-bean curry and chutney-tamarind sauce to be scooped up by four mini samosas. They craft fusion dishes, folding chicken tikka masala made with 100 percent organic white chicken into burritos, and piling two- and three-item thali platters with curried eats. The menu's offerings include vegan options, and most can be made with a choice of chicken, ground halal beef or vegetarian options: paneer—a traditional farmers' cheese—and aloo, or potatoes. The entire repertoire is medium spiced, and brave-tongued people can request it spicy, or kick it up all the way to Desi hot, which infuses dishes with ghost peppers, habanero, and volcano tears.

129 S B St
San Mateo,
CA
US

All Spice: A User's Guide

Michelin-Starred Restaurant | California-Indian Fusion | Located in a Victorian House | Small-Batch Wines | Artistic Presentations

Sample Menu

  • Appetizer: allspice-scented dayboat scallops with spiced cauliflower purée, raisin-caper emulsion, and spring-onion froth
  • Entree: ancho-tamarind-braised beef short rib with smoked plantain froth, fried-farro porridge, and mushroom-pear marmalade
  • Dessert: dark-chocolate kulfi with tandoori-spiced macadamia-nut brittle

What to Drink: The wine list spotlights small producers from around the globe. One of those producers is the restaurant’s co-owner Shoshana Wolff, who helps her dad run Wolff & Father wines in the Santa Cruz Mountains.



While You’re Waiting: Feast your eyes on the vintage surroundings. The restaurant is located in a Victorian house built in 1906, and each of its three dining rooms is decorated with vibrant touches such as bright turquoise walls, abstract art, and glittering chandeliers.



The Chef: Sachin Chopra draws on his Indian heritage and French training while cooking his eclectic cuisine, which he doesn’t consider limited to one global style. All Spice is his first restaurant, making its Michelin star all the more impressive.



Vocab Lesson:
Chaat: savory Indian snack food made of potatoes, fried bread, and a spice medley that typically includes dried mango powder and cumin seeds.
Madras: a spicy curry that’s red in color due to a heavy dose of chili powder.

1602 S El Camino Real
San Mateo,
CA
US

Bombay Garden's ties to authentic Indian cuisine run deep. Originally born in the small Indian town of Khanoor, owner Balkar Tamber grew up learning how to cook alongside his mother. That knowledge especially came in handy when he embarked on his first professional culinary foray, a roadside eatery in the Punjab region of India. Once he immigrated to the US in 1990, he brought along more than a handful of those family recipes and opened his first Bombay Garden restaurant fueled by a deep love for the rich and diverse culinary traditions of his homeland.

The menu features a selection of iconic Indian dishes from virtually every corner of India. On one page of the menu, delicate crepe-like dosas made from fermented lentil and rice flour evoke the flavors of India’s southern regions. And when it comes to northern Indian recipes, the chefs bake skewers of yogurt-marinated chicken and other meats in a traditional tandoor—a cylindrical clay oven heated by a well-trained dragon. The same blends of flavorful spices that perk up Balkar’s chicken, lamb, and seafood dishes also appear throughout the restaurant's vegetarian entrées: homemade cottage cheese and green peas meld in a spiced gravy sauce and split lentils benefit from the chefs’ one-two punch of garlic and ginger.

172 E 3rd Ave
San Mateo,
CA
US

At Little India Restaurant, authenticity permeates the food, art, and music. Owned by the Baidwan and Malhotra families and staffed with northern India–trained chefs, the restaurant is a multiyear winner of numerous prizes, including CityVoter's award for Best Indian cuisine. Chefs grill meats over mesquite charcoal in the tandoori oven, and season curries with onion, garlic, and ginger. Handcrafted mint-cilantro and tamarind chutneys create opportunities for 11 types of bread to sneak toward unsuspecting droplets of spice-filled sauce, whereas potatoes soften the heat quotient of fiery vindaloos. Within the dining room, calming sitar music fills the air and larger-than-life paintings of food-based revelry decorate the walls and come to life at tables.

917 Main St
Redwood City,
CA
US

Every day, the aroma of smoky spices wafts from the imported, wood-fired tandoor ovens at Tandoori Oven’s locations. To a soundtrack of upbeat techno, reggae, and bhangra music imported from UK clubs, servers deliver plates of lamb biryani loaded with basmati rice, bell peppers, cashews, and secret spices alongside mango lassis blended with housemade yogurt. The healthful signature wrap is stuffed with chicken or lamb that’s been marinated for 24 hours in yogurt and spices and then baked in the tandoor oven and wrapped in soft naan with mint chutney and tamarind. Local athletes dine at Tandoori Oven, a sponsor of the TRIbe Triathlon Club, after workouts for meals made to order with lean meats and served in participation trophies.

365 N California Ave
Palo Alto,
CA
US

Mantra's menu infuses modern Indian cuisine with fresh California influences and a bounty of vegetarian fare, resulting in a cast of familiar favorites alongside newfangled flavors. Start with a small plate of scallops marinated in peppercorn and fennel ($12), the vegetarian grape-leaf-wrapped goat cheese ($8), or, for a bright beginning, the cinnamon-stick lamb "lollipops" ($10). Classics such as the chicken tikka masala ($17) take their esteemed place among original entree creations including the chili-marinated pan-roasted sablefish ($22), served over tomato-basil biryani, asparagus, and mozzarella and drizzled with a cardamom and peanut-infused red-curry sauce, or the Rajasthani duck ($22), rubbed with red chili and served with braised Napa cabbage and shiitake mushrooms. The cinnamon-and-clove-marinated lamb chops "Vinhaleaux" ($22) reforms renegade shepherds, while the paneer "ravioli" ($19), which folds cauliflower, paneer, and cumin into a puff-pastry envelope, pleases vegetarians.

632 Emerson St
Palo Alto,
CA
US