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24052 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544-1017 (Jackson / Foothill)
510-583-7550
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Buffet
Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
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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
    4 of 5 stars
Fast, attentive service - great value

Delicious - I am a bit pedestrian when it comes to Indian restaurants, but thought this place was great and especially great value. Butter chicken was awesome!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Denis601
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Houston, Texas
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fort Worth, Texas
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I went to this restaurant with my cousin who eats meat. I'm a vegan, so this worked out perfectly for the both of us. Upon enetering the restaurant, we were greeted. In response we asked how the person that greeted us how he was doing and his response "not good." My cousin said he was joking because she's been there... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Delicious - I am a bit pedestrian when it comes to Indian restaurants, but thought this place was great and especially great value. Butter chicken was awesome!

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Had Buffet for lunch.. Standard food... Usual veg and non-veg starter options...12$ for Lunch buffet.

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We decided to try the indian food place across the street from our hotel, and what a great surprise! Favorite Indian Restaurant was amazing! The staff was very friendly (and funny!) as our server kept us entertained with jokes, recommendations and just fun conversation. We got our drinks (great Indian beer selection!) then we hit the buffet. So many great... More 

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San Joaquin Valley, California, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Visiting kin in Hayward, wife, grandson and myself were hungry for dinner and near the main campus of Cal State East Bay, We love East Indian food. It featured a buffet of both Northern And Southern styles. I like the Southern (More spicy) and the spouse prefers Northern. Every type of curry, massala, yogurt, meats, and delicious soups were on... More 

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Hayward, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place used to be in a much smaller place on A Street before they moved a few years ago to Mission Boulevard. In the process, they toned down the spices and the heat and the food just isn't as interesting as it used to be. Its a comfortable restaurant, much more comfortable than, say Pakwan, further down Mission, but... More 

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Hayward, California
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261 reviews 261 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

For lunch or dinner, you have your choice of selecting from the buffet or ordering off the menu. After eating here several times, these are our favorites: Butter Chicken, Chicken Tikka Masala, Paneer Tikka Masala, Naan (bread) and the mango frozen yogurt to cleanse your palate. They have two other locations, but I have not eaten there, yet.

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I drove 30 plus miles to try out this restaurant. Dinner buffet is not as great as people have mentioned on other reviews. It's average. I have eaten much better food at other places. Probably will not go again.

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Falls Church
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We love Indian buffets and this one is excellent. Usually Indian restaurants have buffets only in the afternoon. This restaurant has buffet dinner Friday, Saturday and Sunday. They have a huge selection which includes both north and south Indian dishes. They bring your water and bread (nan) to to your table and continually refill both as needed. Chai is included... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Best Indian in the area, certainly one of the best food deals. Go for the lunch buffet (there is better quality food at the sit-down dinner service), for a huge meal and skip dinner. Or.. Go for a great dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24052 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544-1017
    (Jackson / Foothill)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: 510-583-7550

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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