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Janta India Cuisine

369 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1431
+1 650-462-5903
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good14%
  • Average35%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
9 Dec 2017
“Great lunch buffet”
31 Oct 2016
“Below Average Food Quality; Poor Buffet; Bad Customer Service”
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369 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1431
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Really good lunch buffet with the usual offerings you might find in any Indian restaurant. Excellent salt lassi. Very reasonable price and lovely setting

Thank Hansa108
Reviewed 31 October 2016

As a lover of Indian Vegetarian Food, I decided to try the lunch buffet today and called to check on the menu and a lady told me they had mutter paneer, dal makhani, chole, alu matar, samosa, etc in vegetarian section. I thought that was...More

Thank happyleo123
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My wife and I had a sudden Indian food withdrawal . We were very happy with the very good choices of food that fit our tastes. The spices were just right followed by their very good masala tea. The family run place also appeal to...More

Thank Lim880
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Very nice family type atmosphere. Excellent food, personal service. You won't regret having dinner here.

Thank Brenton h
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My family has been going to Janta for several years because the food is healthy and delicious and they are kid friendly. It's always nice to see a family working together, Mother, Father and sons. From the breads to the curries, the right amount of...More

Thank joannpottberg
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Sometimes I want the glitz of Amber India in Mt. View, its high-end gourmet offerings, its lavish dining rooms, its super-attentive wait staff, and I'm willing to pay for it. Other times I'm drawn to the sweet simplicity of Janta, a downtown Palo Alto Indian...More

Thank 198maribethh
Reviewed 16 July 2013

We went to a business dinner here and the owner was serving us, she was quite unfriendly and unhelpful worth the dinner choices. After waiting to order, we had to wait more than half an hour for our food to come out (there was only...More

Thank sherlock1954
Reviewed 29 June 2013

It's been hot in Palo Alto and a small venue with no air conditioning is not a good choice. The service was very slow, exacerbating the heat issue. The food itself was perfectly OK Indian cuisine, with some well balanced hits (peas and mushrooms in...More

Thank ChadH
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Have eaten here before and enjoyed the experience. The food is pretty good Indian. However, they now have ordering devices on the tables and the only service is delivery of food. Feels much like an automat. Won't be returning. Like the atmosphere, most everything else...More

Thank VTLongTimeTraveler
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Being not too familiar with Indian regional cuisine, but having eaten at various Indian restaurants in various cities, Janta seems to be the most authentic because it's not 'watered down' Indian food. Where it's supposed to be spicy, it's 'hot' and the profusion of flavors...More

Thank TataPaloAlto
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1431
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-462-5903
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