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3469 Hwy. 50, CA 96150
(530) 541-3354
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Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet

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Oneonta, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We were delighted with our stop after my family had a hankering for Indian food. We ordered a variety of dishes for four, and found the service and taste to be right up there with very good fare in most contemporary cities. So when in Tahoe, if the urge strikes you will not be disappointed!

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12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Tried lunch buffet here and food was good. All dishes were tasty but its very expensive for buffet. If you specially love indian cuisine and are vegetarian, this place is not a bad option.

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San Francisco, California
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128 restaurant reviews
399 helpful votes 399 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The food itself was good and there were a lot of choices on the buffet. They were constantly refilling the empty containers with fresh food and the service was good overall. The place was crowded but it was spacious enough to accommodate a lot of people. There was also a bar at the restaurant. The main downside was the price... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

I am an indian staying in US since last 3 years and this is the worst indian food I ever had. The food was tasteless. The atmosphere was awful. The service was very poor.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Lunch Buffet was ~$63.00 for 3 persons. Felt it was overpriced since a majority of the food was vegetable based. The place was busy and a line formed at the small buffet counter. No frills--Wasn't served water and there wasn't a water dispenser. We had to ask someone working there if we could get some water and then we were... More 

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you check my reviews I rarely do negative reviews, mainly because we have been lucky in our choice and used the reviews posted on sites like this. On this occasion we really fancied a curry and too be honest it was not what we expected and was over priced and not to our liking. I think the problem is,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We ordered egg biryani and mutton tikka masala. We got taste less broken rice with egg burji( scrambled) totally tasteless. Overcooked tough mutton pieces were dipped in a pre prepared sweet gravy. We saw the same gravy for shahi paneer, chhote etc. Don't waste your money n time. I had biscuits in a dinner. Manager argued with us and charged... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I didn't know what to expect when I came here. The interior decor at first looked like a conference center, until I saw the bar, where I decided to dine. The owner said, "Sit closer towards the end, so you don't get bothered by patrons coming and going." At first I thought this was a genuine recommendation. Not a soul... More 

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Lewis Center, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were in South Lake Tahoe for a week and ate here twice because we liked it so much! This is one of the best Indian restaurants we've visited anywhere! The lunch buffet had a larger than typical selection and everything was great. The service was friendly and fast. There was a good turn out of other customers while we... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Came with family as atourist. Loved the lunch menu and taste. Good services too. Writing this review while eating :-) Would recommend

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Additional Information about Nikki's Chaat Cafe

Address: 3469 Hwy. 50, CA 96150
Phone Number: (530) 541-3354
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Indian, Family Fare

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