Taste of the Himalayas

1700 Shattuck Ave. Suite A, Berkeley

$10 for $20 Worth of Nepalese and Indian Cuisine and Drinks at Taste of the Himalayas in Berkeley

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Highlights

Chefs spice up meat, seafood, vegetarian & vegan dishes such as chicken tandoori & fresh spinach with tofu cubes & salmon curry.

About This Deal

Breaking bread is a bonding experience, encouraging new friendships while testing the strength of communal sledgehammers. Swing into sustenance with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Nepalese and Indian cuisine and drinks at Taste of the Himalayas in Berkeley.

The menu at Taste of the Himalayas tantalizes taste buds with a mix of spices mingling in meat, seafood, vegetarian, and vegan dishes. Diners can opt for the chicken tandoori plate, in which the chefs marinate chicken in yogurt and spices with the tenderness of a mother washing chocolate from her child's elbow before broiling it in a tandoor oven ($15.95). In the lamb vindaloo, boneless lamb pieces and potatoes backstroke in a pool of bhindalu gravy ($13.95), and salmon fillets glide through a curry in the macha ko tarkari ($13.95). Meat-free fare includes the bhindi tarkari, fresh okra intermixed with sautéed onion ($10.95), and the tofu saag, fresh spinach stir-fried with tofu cubes and spices handpicked from the Himalayas by mountain-climbing foodies ($10.95).

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Promotional value expires Mar 1, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Taste of the Himalayas

Skewers of chicken and shrimp simmered in a clay tandoor oven, filling the dining room with the heady aromas of ginger and cumin. Tandoor baking is one of many time-tested cooking methods that the chefs employ at Taste of the Himalayas—along with tossing shrimp with traditional Indian spices and stuffing steamed dumplings with minced cabbage and homemade cheese.

The restaurant's decor matches its cuisine with regard to cultural authenticity. Across an entire wall, it displays a mural of the Himalayan countryside filled with saturated blue skies and green foliage. The mural's swirling designs echo the curves of carved wooden chairs and heavy brass serving bowls reminiscent of a traditional Nepalese restaurant.