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12321 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2509 (Universal City Area)
(818) 761-8140
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Ranked #4,379 of 8,691 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
Neighborhood: Universal City Area
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Restaurant details
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: LAUREL CYN
Transit: Metro bus stops, DASH, Metro Red Line Trains.
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  • English first
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English first
Woodland, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I like this restaurant as the food is yummy specially chicken tikka masala and mango fish curry the garlic naan is my favourite. I strongly recommend this restaurant to anybody looking for delicious indian food in wood land hills. AMY

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I was walking down the street and saw this restaurant, which looked charming and inviting and decided to eat there with my date. Even though the restaurant was nearly empty the server seated us right next to the door and then propped the door open so he could bus tables outside. When I asked him to close the door he... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I had an excellent lunch at the Great India Cafe in Studio City (LA) recently. We ate on the patio which was shaded but still allowed you to people watch as everyone went by. Their lunch specials are reasonably priced and come with a surprising amount of food. Appetizers followed by NAN, salad, rice and entree. My chicken tikka masala... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

The restaurant atmosphere was fine but the service and food are so bad that its a waste of your money to go there. I would rather eat some street food then this!

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Los Angeles, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

There are SO many amazing Indian restaurants to choose from that have it all. This is NOT one of them. The service was unreal and non-existent. I asked the waiter if it is always this friendly here, his response was sarcastic "all the time" with the worst attitude. The manager was no different. Aside from this, they made the chana... More 

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Woodland Hills, Ca
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

WE had 13 people for a Valentine's dinner. It was wonderful. Such tastey food and drink. VERY reasonable cost... service could have been faster but who needs speed when a group is there for a jolly fun time. The staff was so very helpful arranging tables - doing things they'd never tried to do before...flexible and professional at the same... More 

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sunnyvale, CA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2007

Honestly, I would not recommend people to go this place because of their extremely poor customer service. I will give them a zero on a scale of 1 to 10. We had been here last evening and the waiter who served our table of four was this be-spectacled Indian guy. He first of all had this air of supremacy or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2006

I love the atmosphere, food of Great India Cafe and there service is great, staff is so friendle and helpful. Great India Cafe serves a variety of savory recipes from India's rich tapestry of cultural, culinary traditions. Oh god, I love there Chicken Madras ( a coconut chicken curry) A Malai Kofta, my mouth is filling with water, I can't... More 

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Additional Information about Great India Cafe

Address: 12321 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2509
Phone Number: (818) 761-8140
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani

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