Below is a list of the top and leading Indian Restaurants in San Diego. To help you find the best Indian Restaurants located near you in San Diego, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
San Diego’s Best Indian Restaurants:
The top rated Indian Restaurants in San Diego are:
- Tandoori House – foodies top choice for delectable Indian specials
- Sundara – introduced the rich flavors of India to San Diego
- Mirch Masala 2 GO – brought San Diegans close to the exotic village recipes
- Royal India-Delmar – serves uncompromised traditional dishes with passion
- Curryosity – savory curries and spice-infused cocktails by Punjab’s pride Chef Raj
Tandoori House Has been spoiling the San Diegans with tasty Punjabi dishes. All meals are prepared and cooked at the restaurant. Additionally, its menu offers different choices for the foodies. Indeed it is the top pick for delectable Indian dishes. They launched an online app, so busy people can still enjoy a warm serving of their meals. Any feedback is treated with utmost sincerity. They view this as a way to improve their services.
Lunch Combo, Appetizers, Breads, Vegetarian, Sizzler’s Kabab, Chicken, Beef, Lamb, Goat, Seafood, Rice Biryani, Sides, Desserts, Drinks
“Chicken Korma was on point. The garlic naan is always a great addition. The place was very clean and staff very cordial. I’m looking forward to coming here again and trying a few more dishes.” –Imogene Cameron
Sundara carries the rich flavors of India directly to Ocean Beach. Their naan are baked upon ordering while the curries are slowly cooked to match the original recipe. These are better with pairings of wine or beer. Likewise, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are offered by the restaurant. Dinners are best enjoyed in Sundara’s covered patio showing the gorgeous view of San Diego. Aside from dine-in options, they cater to delivery requests as well.
Appetizers & Salad, Traditional Curries, Specialty Curries, Main Dishes, Naan & Bread, Chutneys, Desserts & Drinks
“This place offers excellent service and tasty menu. One of my favorite restaurants around town. The meals came out rapidly and the rates are affordable. Will definitely recommend this place.” –Earl Sweeney
Mirch Masala 2 GO
Mirch Masala 2 GO is dedicated to bringing the San Diego community closer to the exotic taste of Indian specialties. India has a worldwide reputation for unique flavors and has been appreciated in almost every corner of the world. The restaurant aims to deliver these distinct experiences to every diner through dining in or ordering online. Their Chicken Tikka Masala is a harmonious combination of marinated boneless chicken and thick curry sauce cooked in a clay oven called Tandoor.
Non-Veg A La Carte (Goat/Lamb), Non-Veg A La Carte (Chicken), Veg A La Carte,
Rice/Biryani, Rice Bowl/Thali, Chaats, Fresh Breads, Desserts, Drinks
“I love this place. The flavors are authentic and delicious. Indian comfort food. You can’t go wrong no matter what time of day. Really large portions. Economical price. Great service. Fresh ingredients.” –Jorge Guerreiro
Royal India-Delmar aims to introduce classic Indian dishes through their hard work, passion, and love of cooking. Their methods mimic the traditional recipe and executed in a careful manner to prevent compromising the original dish. They value their work especially when a customer leaves the restaurant satisfied. To maintain the delight of diners, grilling and cooking are always done using the Tandoor. Chutneys, sauces, and breads are made from scratch every day. Their distinct carved wood interiors and authentic Indian dish experience earned them numerous awards. Best Restaurant, Best of San Diego and Best Indian Restaurant are only a few.
Exotic Appetizers, Savory Soup, Fresh Salads, Side Orders, Fresh Baked Breads, Tandoori Specialties, Curry Specialties, Royal Curries, Biryani Rice Specialties, Vegetable Specialties, Royal Dinner for Two, Create your own Kid’s Menu, Homemade Desserts
“Great place for all you can eat lunch, food is fresh and tasty. They could ad a drink menu on the table so people don’t have to ask what do they offer.” –Jaroslav Richters
Curryosity is helmed by the Punjabi chef Raj Mutti. Chef Raj has an extensive culinary background from working in Los Angeles food establishments. Specialties are Curry fries, Naan smoked salmon, Soft Shell Crab, Green coconut curry and Curry Mussels. A variation to the authentic samosa are their deconstructed samosa, and samosas stuffed with mozzarella cheese & spices. Not only the dishes, but they also innovated their cocktail menus. Chef Raj together with mixologist Keelan Fennely tried using cumin, coriander,garam masala clove, cinnamon, cardamom, and black pepper to extract syrups. And now these spices are a regular feature in cocktail concoctions. Together with their newest additions, the Imli temptation, black mint tea with green cardamom, and lemon ginger homemade syrup with vodka.
Dinner, Lunch, Cocktails, Happy Hour, Desserts, Daily Specials (Naanstop Monday)
“How could you not love this place. Ultimate Indian / comfort food and beverages. Down to earth, chic, chill. Immense richness in each dish, a little less spice than typical Indian.” –Adam Dixon
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