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Ajanta Distinctive Indian Cuisine

1888 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2309
+1 510-526-4373
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (11 reviews)
“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
“mango sorbet” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1888 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2309
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61 - 70 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2014

This is a little more elegant than most Indian restuarants in Berkeley....they even used linens at lunch! Ordered from an extensive menu and enjoyed everything with cordial quick service.

Thank palmetto36
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Ajanta is a wonderful restaurant. The food is really delicious. The best Indian food I've ever had. Yum yum yum. And the physical space is beautiful too. Its my favorite restaurant.

Thank MuffetMardi
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Ajanta has interesting, fresh and dependably delicious Indian fare every time. They always have fish which is invariably good, and there are enough chicken, meat and vegetarian choices to please discerning palates and children alike.

Thank plscottie
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Authentic Indian cuisine at good prices. Several good Indian beers to choose from. Service was excellent.

Thank neverflyguy
Reviewed 14 May 2014

You know it's a good sign, when there are lots of tables of Indian people eating at the same Indian restaurant you have reservations for : ) Especially in a town with a lot of Indian restaurants! The food here was really good and there...More

Thank thewindatourfeet
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Great Indian food, service can be off the mark at times but food is on the mark. I'm a vegan which this have a good amount of dishes that work well for me.

Thank Gregorymayfield
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Sorry, Ajanta I really, really wanted to love you too but I am just not getting what the fuss is about! We first visited because of the positive reviews with a group of 8 and all decided it was a very average experience. Bought the...More

Thank 5exiles
Reviewed 22 December 2013

I visited Ajanta twice for dinner with 2 different sets of friends. The first night (my first visit ever to the restaurant), I arrived with 2 friends. We were pleased to see the restaurant busy even on a Tuesday night and were seated at a...More

Thank happyinboston
Reviewed 16 December 2013

One of the best choices for Indian food in the East Bay, served in a small, pleasant and reasonably quiet - you can hold a conversation - dining room of this popular restaurant which has been here for decades. Reservations are essential (we were here...More

Thank BerkeleyJohn
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We were recommend this restaurant by a friend. When we walked in, we discovered that the inside of the restaurant was quite small but a lot of the tables were full of people, including folks of Indian ethnicity. So we thought, hmm, the food has...More

1  Thank budakSFO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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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