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Ajanta Distinctive Indian Cuisine

1888 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2309
+1 510-526-4373
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (11 reviews)
“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
“mango sorbet” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1888 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2309
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11 - 20 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 2 December 2016

Legitimate indian food and place, great experience. The food blew my mind, so many flavors very well combined. Great for vegetarians, so many good options. The waiters are attentive and friendly too. I'd come back every time I'm in Berkeley.

Thank Lucas M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

went with my wife as we looked for fine Indian food and in "TripAdvisor" we found recommendations. actually it was better than the 4.5 stars in the site and I gave it a 5 stars. the food was very good, the service better than usual...More

Thank Shaikidon
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Nice location. Went for dinner. Indian waiters good ambience but not do good food as read. Taste of food is below average.

Thank Pawan G
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We ate here recently with friends from England, and everything was terrific. Our guests went for the meat dishes, the Goa Lamb Curry and the Pork Vindaloo. We also had the Baadal Jaam and Navrattan Korma, plus a couple of appetizers. We shared a Mango...More

Thank N_skier
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was some of the best Indian food we have had. Great spices in the dishes. We ordered medium, we like spicy food, and it was a little on the hot side, so if you don't like it too hot order mild. Great naan, light...More

Thank illerrep
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The food is of high quality and brought to the table looking appetizing. They take care to please their customers and it shows in the meals they serve. The background Indian style music and decoration makes this a pleasant dining experience. It's a small restaurant,...More

Thank Annabell77
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Summary - we were not made to feel welcome, despite making a reservation. Food tasted good (visually not inspiring enough to take photos of), waiters were nice and the service was fast. Price average. We make a reservation for 6:30. We were put on the...More

Thank J20ELA111
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Kudos to Ajanta for featuring Indian food from different region of this huge and complex nation with millennia old traditions and cuisines. The best way to enjoy this restaurant is to go with 9 other friends and orderings broadly from the menu. The dishes are...More

Thank cary263
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I eat at Indian restaurants at least once a month. The service and decor were good, food was nothing more then average. Chicken tikka was fine, nothing special. Flavor was average. We had lamb with even less flavor, watered down. Had the soup and sent...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My friend and I were looking for decent meal on Solano in Berkeley, and were really not expecting any sort of "dining experience." But once we walked into Ajanta, definitely dressed down in jeans, we were delighted by everything, including the absolute lovely room, which...More

Thank pachamamacita
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1888 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2309
    (The Alameda)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-526-4373
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