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Cafe Lotus

1912 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930-1221
+1 415-457-7836
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1912 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930-1221
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is a wonderful place. The food is fresh and delicious. A warning, though, asking for spicy could make your eyes water and beads of sweat pop out of our scalp. At least it does for me. We love their lamb dishes, their veggie dishes,...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed September 6, 2017

There is a nice courtyard in the back of the restaurant, grab seats outside if you get there early. The food is delicious, health aware, and very well prepared. The staff is gracious and professional. Very relaxing time with the family.

Thank BobFitz2012
Reviewed August 25, 2017

I love dropping by at lunch time to get the chicken tikka masala wrap. It's so, so good. It can be tricky trying to get a table at dinner time as the restaurant is small. Be prepared for a bit of a wait.

Thank BBGSinMarin
Reviewed May 16, 2017

When in Fairfax I like to come and enjoy excellent Indian food served with a smile! I've never been disappointed with the quality of the food.

Thank fatimabotelhodesousa
Reviewed March 13, 2017

quaint but busy Indian food cafe in Fairfax I like that I can order online, set the time, pick it up quickly, bring it home for an Indian feast.More

Thank bob h
Surinder S, Owner at Cafe Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2017

My name is Surinder Sroa and I am the owner of Cafe Lotus in Fairfax. Cafe Lotus has been nominated Best Indian Restaurant in Marin County in a Pacific Sun readers's poll and we are Zagat rated. We are quite small in size but large...More

Reviewed September 29, 2016

This is the place for vegan meals, carefully selected and prepared these dishes are so good you don't notice that they are meatless. The paneer is a favorite of mine

Thank Wynn R
Surinder S, Owner at Cafe Lotus, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2017

Thank you very much for your review, visit us again it will be our honor and delight to serve you.

Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you love Indian food, this is your place. Vegetarian specialties, very good food. The place is tiny, just a few tables. But order and take home. It's excellent.

2  Thank PrimatePrincess
Reviewed June 28, 2016

This place has really great indian food and tries to keep it healthy. They have outdoor seating in the back as well. It can get very crowded and busy so maybe get take out.

1  Thank Sunzhine
Reviewed February 8, 2016

This wonderful group of Indian men lovingly prepare their traditional family recipes to share with our lucky town. Mistress of Spices, the steams, delicious scents and flavors will envelope you upon entering their tiny but gracious restaurant and the sorcerers behind the counter deftly prepare...More

Thank SPBSanFrancisco
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Third visit here in two months. Super nice staff with excellent Indian Cuisine! My favs thus far are Butter Chicken and Onion Naan.

2  Thank happycamper1202
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1912 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930-1221
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 415-457-7836
Cafe Lotus is an organic Indian Cafe in Fairfax, Marin County that offers a refreshingly different dining experience. Cafe Lotus serves North Indian cuisine with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, lunch specials, wine and beer. We use only the finest organic ingredients, natural meats, produce and dairy. There are no dyes, no chemicals and no MSG. Cafe Lotus is also known for its beautiful outdoor patio. We also accept online take-out orders. It’s easy and convenient, and when you arrive, your order will be piping hot, ready and waiting.
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