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Mantra Indian Cuisine

27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
+1 951-506-1800
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant opened several years ago. Service and food were both great. I am wondering if it changed ownership. As far as service, my last experience was odd. They had 6-7 people on the dining floor, with 4 tables. It seemed as if all the...More

Thank musictrekker
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Lunch buffet is a very good deal here. They have a variety of appetizers and both vegetarian and non-vegetarian entries. Nan is always served hot just out of the oven. Lunch time it is mostly self service, but help is available, if needed. They have...More

Thank csharma4
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Terrible, dirty, cold food, worst service ever and they ran out of ingredients. What a dump. So sad we used to go there regularly but since they have become more popular they have become the worst Indian restaurant ever!!!

Thank SP F
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Visited this place for dinner. Everything we ordered was amazing. Quantities of the food were good. And the quality was amazing. We are from San Diego and do have any place that'd match this. We also got a few items to go and freeze for...More

Thank VishyA
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We have been here a few times over the last several years. Although the restaurant doesn't seem to get the crowds it used to, the food is still just as good. Portions are large and naan bread is amazing! I had the Vegetarian Dinner and...More

Thank happytraveler49
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly welcomed and whisked off to a booth even though I was party of one (which I appreciated). Naan delivered immediately and everything on the buffet was tasty and hot. Sunday lunch buffet wad 11.95 including tax...total deal. Attentive staff and really diverse customer base...More

Thank Lisa Marie H
Reviewed January 8, 2018

I have had food from Mantra twice now, once catered in a party and once at the restaurant. The service is really good. The place smelled a little though, but we got used to it in the first few minutes, it was probably indian food...More

Thank Roma M
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Temecula and wanted to have a good dinner before our weekend of drinking and wine tastings. I researched on Yelp and found what could be be the best little Indian gem I have ever found. Mantra Indian Cuisine, I read about 25...More

Thank We_Travel_A_Lot_2011
Reviewed August 13, 2017

I LOVE flavorful food, and this place has it! My family and I eat here at least a couple of times a month. My absolute favorite is their Chicken Tikka Masala, but I also love their Shahi Korma. We always get the pakoras to munch...More

Thank fionaruidh
Reviewed August 12, 2017

It was our first time to eat lunch buffet here and it was really good, lots of food choices and cheap buffet too; naan bread was warm and taste great and we asked for it twice with no extra charge. If you are tired of...More

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Helen D
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Thomas B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry was not there for lunch
Tom S
May 19, 2015|
Response from BRENT C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is...(sorry this reply is so late) but it appears your question was submitted before my last visit to Mantra this Summer.... Lunch: Monday - Sunday : 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Dinner: Monday - Sunday : 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-506-1800
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