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Bombay Gardens

172 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
+1 650-548-9966
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good47%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
25 Jan 2017
“Good lunch buffet”
31 Aug 2016
“Authentic Thai food”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
172 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Haven't had a bad meal yet and I'm quite picky about everything. Came back here last week and had; naan, pakoras, paneer tika (dry) and chicken korma. All were delicious and the service was great. As we were leaving and bus pulled up and a...More

Thank Biglaugh
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit for well cooked and beautifully flavoured food. I chose what I usually eat in Scotland and was pleasantly surprised at how different the flavours were. Reasonably priced for what we ordered.

Thank SNtraveller47
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here on a whim today. No research, no recommendation. The lunch buffet was tasty with a good selection. The nan was prompt, fresh, and plentiful. The butter chicken was perfect, but the lamb curry had a lot of gristle and was not...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The lady chef/owner is a great cook, delivering authentic and tasty Thai classics dishes. Services can be slow sometime as they have lots of take out orders, but you will definitely have a very good meal.

Thank Kallen C
Reviewed 25 July 2016

When I entered the resturant around 8PM, no one was there. I should have recognised the omen and leave the place at the same moment. I did not listen to my head and ordered a Chicken Biryani which turned out to be worst food I...More

Thank SahilGupta12
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Plz dnt go to Bombay Garden if you are looking for some lipsmacking delicious Indian food. It does not worth and too pricey compared to the quality server.I ordered chicken Biriyani and chicken tikka butter masala.. they were completely oil less and dry.And tasteless.. My...More

Thank Subarna K
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

At San Mateo close to San fransisco this place is on 3 rd avenue..Indian cuisine well spread buffet with Tandoori chicken on menu..Good veg preparation too..Rice khichdi.,veg pakoras & Makhni daal worth a mention..Good for families.

Thank bninad
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We dined here one day, while we were staying in San Mateo. The spread of Indian dishes was good. It is a small eatery in the heart of the city. Recommended for good quality food.

Thank Rajeshwar Dayal M
Reviewed 22 September 2015

this restaurant is a must for all lovers of authentic indian food.they have reasonably priced buffet for lunch for only $12 per head and sometimes South Indian food is also included in the buffet lunch

Thank riya73
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Our group had our last Indian meal in USA at this place.Some of us-9-were vegetarians and they were served a Jain Meal-others had a mix of pakoras,salad,yogurt,dal rice, roated pieces of chicken, palak, paneer, papad,chicken curry and finished off with a nice strawberry icecream.They serve...More

Thank shyamrupani
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-548-9966
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