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Favorite Indian Restaurant

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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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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Standard Indian lunch... nothing great

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
Abhayma
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Buffet
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
Top Contributor
258 reviews 258 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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25 reviews 25 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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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Oakland, California
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love this place! I have reviewed before (in the old location) and am delighted to say that the new, much larger, home is often packed to the doors. My friend and I are predictable, and always eat the same items, but they are so good that we stick with it. The service can be somewhat quirky, but I always... More 

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Fremont, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My family has scoured the East and South Bay looking for Indian lunch buffet. This places pretty much blows them away, bang per buck. There is a wide variety, the place is not packed to the gill with tables, and we even had booth seating (although the seat cushions are a bit worn out) They even bring freshly baked nans... More 

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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?