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Mahan Indian Restaurant
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110 W. Main ST, Alhambra, CA 91801-3883
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110 W. Main ST, Alhambra, CA 91801-3883
(626) 458-6299
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  • 7
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  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Unique Indian Food

In the San Gabriel Valley we are fortunate to have a plethora of Indian restaurants. If you like this kind of food you will have noticed how similar the menus and tastes are. This is where Mahan stands out. They had a Dal (yellow lentils) dish that separates itself from the standard Dal. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2014
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

In the San Gabriel Valley we are fortunate to have a plethora of Indian restaurants. If you like this kind of food you will have noticed how similar the menus and tastes are. This is where Mahan stands out. They had a Dal (yellow lentils) dish that separates itself from the standard Dal. The owner let us know it is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Pricey (in my eyes) for what you get for dinner. The buffet looks like a better deal. Solid Indian fare with a charming owner (a bit of a salesman but who can really fault that?).

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pasadena
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I have read some of the other reviews and it seems most people come here for lunch. I made the mistake of coming for dinner. For dinner, the ambiance was so bad. We sat down at a table and noticed a large CLOSED sign in the view of our window. This was the back of their OPEN sign. A little... More 

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

I have been in this restaurant many times. The food is very tasty and reasonable. The costumer service is very nice and you get a personal treatment from the actual owners. I recommen shrimp curry. I will be back! Michael Dergar

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

The San Gabriel Valley is graced with a potpourri of delectable ethnic eateries. While Indian restaurants are scarce in this region, Mahan Restaurant more than makes up for it with a tasteful and healthful array of dishes at very reasonable prices. A wonderful family owns and operates it.Try the lunch buffet and you'll be hooked! Mmm-mmm! the spices, samosas, naan... More 

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Nevada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2008

I work nearby and decided to check this place out at lunch time. Upon my arival I was rushed to a table, then no one came to help. I finanly got up and went to the buffet which I went for in the first place and that is when my server came over to take my order (when I returned... More 

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The OC
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108 reviews 108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2008

Decent food, amateurish service, but it's got a family atmosphere, and that's the charm. Plus, not expensive, and they have the big beers in bottles. Worth doing.

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Alhambra, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2008

Buffet is quite good and reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2008

the only indian restaurant i would trust

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2008

For North Indian, this is the place to go. Never crowded, Mahan staff are always friendly and nice. The naan chef used to be at New Dehli Palace, back when that was a good place. The pumpkin curry is the most unique dish on the menu, and definitely very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 W. Main ST, Alhambra, CA 91801-3883
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: (626) 458-6299

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?