Indian Restaurants in San Diego


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Every visit to Taste of The Himalayas is a trip to the other side of the world. Chicken vindaloo, lamb biryani, and seafood dishes such as fish tikka masala seem to transport diners into the hospitable kitchens of Nepal and India. In reality of course, they're still in the restaurant's dining room, where box-shaped paper lanterns hang from the ceiling and Himalayan-themed paintings cover the walls. ? In the kitchen, chefs rely on a careful blend of herbs and spices to bring authenticity to meals and to conjure the ghost who gives them new recipes. Servers bring drinks such as imported beer and mango lassi to complete the experience.
3185 Midway Drive
San Diego,
CA
US
In World Curry's kitchen, cooks have spent the last 17 years working to perfect their curry dishes. Drawing from a store of ingredients gathered from distant nations, the team develops 13 varieties of curry, including brown curry from Japan and red Mussaman curry from northern Thailand. Patrons can also dip their utensils into the Bali beef brisket or fill water balloons with the Caribbean curry, a vegan treat that combines black beans, corn, tomatoes, and pineapple.
1433 Garnet Avenue
San Diego,
CA
US
For good times and great food, head on over to San Diego's Gourmet India. Gourmet India is also a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering both vegan and healthy items on the menu. A night out deserves a drink to celebrate, and Gourmet India has the perfect selection of beer and wine to go with your meal. With its kid-friendly vibe, Gourmet India is a great spot for families to chow down. Don't stay cooped up on a beautiful summer day! At Gourmet India, you can dine outdoors on their lovely patio. If you have a large group out celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or other milestone, Gourmet India is a great pick for large parties with its spacious layout. Save a seat for man's best friend — this is a dog-friendly restaurant. Don't get stuck waiting for a table — the restaurant accepts reservations. Good luck spotting a suit and tie at Gourmet India — casually-dressed diners are the norm here. A catering menu is also available if you're looking to dazzle the visitors at your next shindig. Drivers can leave their cars at a nearby lot and get validation at Gourmet India. A visit to Gourmet India will set you back less than $30 per person, so you can make it a regular part of your schedule. You can pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express or any major credit card. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served at the restaurant, but reviewers rate the dinner menu the highest.
810 4th Ave
San Diego,
CA
US
A place where the exotic interior is matched only by the food, visitors to Bombay Exotic Cuisine of India will find themselves transported to a colorful and lush place where tall mosaic pillars climb to a ceiling hung with golden beaded curtains and Buddha statues dot the room, aglow with blue and purple light. Tuck into booths lined with silken pillows to explore a menu dappled with traditional as well as contemporary twists?such as coconut-ginger shrimp sided by sweet mango chutney, and mahi-mahi simmered in a fragrant, spicy curry. The menu also has a dedicated list of apps and entrees hailing from Southern India, including chickpea-flour-battered, deep-fried jalape?os, and a spicy masala dosa, an Indian-style crepe lined with spicy, herbed potatoes and sweet chutney.
3960 5th Ave
San Diego,
CA
US
The name Annapurna, which means to be filled completely with food in Sanskrit, hints at a sprawling buffet and busy kitchen. Jumbo shrimp and boneless chicken marinated in a spicy yogurt cook inside a traditional Indian clay oven, and bite-sized bits of lamb simmer in a curry infused with Andhra spices and herbs. Chefs simmer milk, crafting it into thick paneer cheese, which pairs with a spiced gravy to fill out the range of vegetarian items. The scents of cardamom, cumin, chili, and pickled mangos fill the air. At the lunch buffet, heated pans hold mounds of rice, creamy sauces, and frozen popsicles that won’t give up information.
10606 Camino Ruiz, Ste 6
San Diego,
CA
US
Don't feel like cooking? Pull up a seat at Passage to India and treat yourself to a taste of India. No need to miss out on Passage to India just because you are avoiding fat or gluten. The restaurant has plenty of options that can accommodate your dietary needs. Order a bottle for the table if you like — Passage to India has a full bar stocked with the best wine, beer, and more. Have a few picky young eaters in the family? Not a problem at Passage to India, where the food and ambience are perfect for family dining. If space is what you're looking for, Passage to India has plenty of room for larger parties. It doesn't get much more laid-back than Passage to India, so dress for comfort when you come. Dining out isn't your only option here — pickup is available, too. If you need to feed a big crowd, Passage to India also offers catering services for parties and get-togethers. Patrons have access to free parking in the neighboring lot. Meals at Passage to India usually set you back about $30 per diner. All major credit cards are accepted. Head on over to Passage to India first thing in the morning or last thing in the evening — Passage to India is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
16411 Bernardo Center Dr
San Diego,
CA
US
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