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418 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2305
+1 805-962-5070
10:30 - 21:00
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

If I had known the restaurant was going out of business sometime in the near future, I never would have gone in. The decor was very cute and the sign outside said the food was "the best Indian food". Unfortunately, the new owners felt that dinner time was the best time to take photos and videos and discuss how they... More 

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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped off in Santa Barbara on trip from San Francisco to LA. It was graduation weekend and everywhere full but they had space so we ate here. Beautiful traditional decor - very colourful. Good food and very pleasant staff. Also reasonable. As we left place was getting busy.

Thank jaenm13
Flagstaff, Arizona
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I went for the vegetarian items at the buffet and all were very tasty. There is a good selection of meat entrees too. Friendly staff, nice porch, and interesting decor with lots of colorful lamps also made for a good visit.

Thank BillWeir
1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Terrible food, I usually don't write reviews but the kind of food we had here I thought of sharing with others.

Thank kapil m
1 review
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Just checked my credit card payment and they have taken 50 dollars more than they should .we should of known as we were the only people in there and the sauce tasted like tomoto soup

Thank David B
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We walked in tonight after the Tuesday farmers market because it was so interesting. The floors and ceiling are covered in Indian tapestries and beautiful material. Most of the setting is either on the floor or ottomans ... the lighting was a series of cut glass fixtures of every color. It was very fun. The Bollywood dance videos playing softly... More 

Thank RobCantrell
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 May 2015

The thing that I liked most on my last trip was the food. It was so delicious. They have many different Indian meals. They have very delicious Chicken Masala and Chicken Biryani. Also it wasn`t expensive.

1 Thank Turky A
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Just back from India House on State Street in Santa Barbara. We found it walking up the street looking for a spot and are VERY glad we went in. The staff was very helpful and the food wonderful. We chose to take off our shoes and sit on the cushions next to low tables along the wall. Fun - different... More 

Thank PMacOtt
Memphis, Tennessee
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200 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Food was ok. I had chicken curry and it was very good. My husband had chicken vindaloo and said it was average but missing potatoes. We had plain nan and that was very dry and flaky, not at all like we get from other restaurants. Atmosphere was very fun. We ate on the floor and watched Indian music videos. Most... More 

Thank LoveFunTravels
San Francisco, CA
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Nine of us came with the hope of great food, all excited after an intense four-day workshop cooped up in a hotel (even though the place was GREAT--Hyatt SB). The food is pretty abominable, with nearly all the things we ordered tasting pretty much the same--like not much. Everything seemed like a "so-called" as in mango lassi. The service was... More 

Thank MOR63

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
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  • Address: 418 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-5070

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