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3469 Hwy. 50, CA 96150
(530) 541-3354
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Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Indian, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet

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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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Napa, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Obviously have to deal w the confines of an older strip mall retail format. Maybe put up some more luscious Indian art? But the food, THAT was excellent. Esp the lamb korma and goat tikka masala, the pakora, and the rice & lentil patties. Naan were super flavorful, rich, & hot.

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San Jose, Ca
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

After reading the good reviews about Nikki's, we headed here for dinner. They had several good vegetarian choices from which we picked two, aloo gobi and channa masala. The food was fine, but being used to the many good Indian restaurants in the Bay Area, I guess we were expecting to be wowed. We weren't. The host, Bupendra, was very... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Excellent Indian food in South Lake Tahoe. Authentic taste and great price, variety and service. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. South Indian and North Indian variety of items on the menus. Great service. Highly recommend. We had Samosa Chaat and Chole Bhature. Masala Dosa looks appetizing.

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LONDON
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great place for Indian food. Good variety. Went for dinner and went next day again for breakfast. Very good service too. Slightly pricey.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's situated on the Bal bijou road on the southern side of Lake Tahoe . Run by a husband & wife team of Mita & Bhupendra Dave . Excellent hosts if you are looking for Indian food . Food was always fresh with a very large variety of Vegetarian dishes ( specially for people like me) . Open for breakfast... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were at the hotel at 3.30 PM after finishing our hiking near Emerald bay... the buffet was over by 3 PM and the restaurant was full when we went... We were totally ignored and the order was taken after a long time... Adding to the delay they missed one of the order and made us wait for much longer...Food... More

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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This restaurant probably has the best Indian food in Lake Tahoe. The chaat is particularly good. We tried the lunch buffet (which had chaat too) and it was very good. Service is fast. Only problem is it can get "super busy" during popular holiday weekends. like wait times can get 30 or 45 min..Other times should be ok..

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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)
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Indian, Family Fare

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