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1088 Shell Blvd, Suite C, Foster City, CA 94404
6506381555
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good food!

We have always taken takeaways from this restaurant, the non veg curries are pretty good. I personally loved the pepper chicken

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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California
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San Mateo, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The atmosphere is a bit crowdy but the location is at prime place where people can easily find. Idly and vada is the best out of menu for trying out Indian options as a start.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Good option for Indian option but not the best. The food is okay type, not super awesome. Atmosphere is good and staff is quick to repond

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California
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109 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We have always taken takeaways from this restaurant, the non veg curries are pretty good. I personally loved the pepper chicken

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We had ordered Goat Dum Biryani, Chicken Tabla Special Biryani with Garlic Naan and Chicken 65 for the evening. Everybody in our party were so happy and satisfied with the quality of the cooking. Hope - Tabla will continue to serve their delicious goodies for us, the Indian Cuisine, lover here in the Bay Area.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I am been visiting this place for past three years in search of Indian food - it changed a few hands but the present management is good. Their food have improved a lot, attitude is more serious & finally, new items are getting added up in the menu. I so look forward to at least 1-2 visits to this place... More 

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Foster City, California
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant is fairly large so never seems that busy in the evening though I am told lunch times it is packed. Lots of people getting take out in the evening.

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San Mateo, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

This local spot has undergone several iterations and if you read the previous reviews they were correct. However, I recently went to the highly rated Amber India in Mt. View and ordered their Butter Chicken which is pretty expensive and I must say that the Butter Chicken here is as good if not better than Amber India. I cannot comment... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Service: Average; Food: Average. The food served was not exactly what we expected (as an Indian, I have pretty good idea about the indian cuisine). It looked like they somehow put all the available things together and made a dish out of it. Food does not taste good either. Staffs are not cordial. I won't recommend going to this place.

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Foster City, California, United States
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54 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

don't bother even if you live nearby. The service is always crap, they change owners and names every two minutes and the food is just so so. Don't you dare ask for anything extra (forks, sauces, pickles) they'll tell you to your face that Indian's want everything free and won't give you a damn thing. The prices are changed daily... More 

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Foster City, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

This place is so close to home that I check every few months if it has improved. Previous review made me visit this place again, It is a misleading review, even owner of the restaurant won't give it more than two stars. Every time I visit this place, I feel they have hit the rock bottom. Now nowhere else to... More 

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Additional Information about Tabla Flavors

Address: 1088 Shell Blvd, Suite C, Foster City, CA 94404
Phone Number: 6506381555
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Bangladeshi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1088 Shell Blvd, Suite C, Foster City, CA 94404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: 6506381555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Bangladeshi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?