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Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant

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Universal City Area
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11138 Venture Boulevard, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3133
(818) 980-2273
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Description: Lal Mirch invites you to come and enjoy the best traditional Indian...
Lal Mirch invites you to come and enjoy the best traditional Indian cuisine, served in an elegant and casual atmosphere. The spices used are imported directly from India to preserve the quality and freshness captured in the flavours, and a comprehensive vegetarian menu is also available. The role of spices and herbs goes beyond great cooking and great taste to be a healthy addition to any meal. You can choose from mild, medium, or hot for levels of spice, and the chef prepares each dish individually to ensure freshness, quality and satisfaction. Conveniently located in Studio City, near Universal Studios, the elegantly appointed dining area is the perfect place to begin with delicious Indian appetisers, like samosa, meat or vegetable turnovers stuffed with ground beef or mixed vegetables. Traditional lentil soup, naan breads, tandoori (clay oven) and curry dishes are all available for you to enjoy.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
very GOOD indian - good price

service good / people friendly/ nice ambiance / locals / food very good - non to spicy as customer wishes -

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

service good / people friendly/ nice ambiance / locals / food very good - non to spicy as customer wishes -

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Very good lunch specials. Tasty as hell and great value. They have wonderful Samoa and the best chicken tikka masala! Welcoming service as well. Our favorite Indian.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This restaurant recently opened in early September, 2014. It is a sister restaurant to the Lal Mirch in Studio City, CA. At the time of our visit, they were still awaiting their liquor license. From what I could tell on an early (about 5:00) Sunday evening, the restaurant already has a significant following in spite of not yet holding their... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My company cater here every so often so I finally wanted to try the place out. I've gone here twice, once for the lunch buffet and once for dinner. For $9.99 you can't beat AYCE during lunch. I'm not too familiar with Indian food so when I came for dinner I wasn't sure what I've tried. I asked the waiter... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Tikka masala is the best with naan - service is very good. Very near to universal studio. Lunch buffet is also good. Chicken bhuna is spicy and good if we want indian spicy taste.

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Piscataway NJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I was in vaction in Los Angeles. Went to this restaurant around 10 PM since there is no other restaurant was open at that time and nearby Universal Studios. Wait time was nearly an hour. With regards to Quality of food, the curry and naans were kind of ok, but never order Biriyani. It was white rice mixed in curry!!

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

On this stretch of Ventura Blvd in Studio City there are a few Indian restaurants. We've tried them all but have made Lal Mirth our go-to place for eating in and taking out. The food is reliably excellent with many vegetarian choices. The tandooris and curries are great and I'm particularly fond of the vindaloo and biryani. The room has... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Wish Lal Mirch lunch buffet was available Saturday or Sunday, as I highly recommend the $10 lunch buffet with several choices of chicken, mulligatawny soup, vegetable curry, spinach paneer and hot naan cooked to order while you load with a plate from the multiple offerings. Highly recommend this Indian Cuisine.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012 via mobile

From the outside it doesnt look attractive, but you can park behind the restaurant. Menu looked good. We ordered chicken tikka, chcken masala and the vegie korma, rice and of course the garlic naan. We finished it completely!! Its was an awsome meal, realllyyy good. The wines are great too btw! The prices were good too, very good quality for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012 via mobile

We went there today. It was simply great. Our meals were delicious and the service was good and friendly.

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Additional Information about Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant

Address: 11138 Venture Boulevard, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3133
Phone Number: (818) 980-2273
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11138 Venture Boulevard, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighborhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: (818) 980-2273

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Lal Mirch invites you to come and enjoy the best traditional Indian cuisine, served in an elegant and casual atmosphere. The spices used are imported directly from India to preserve the quality and freshness captured in the flavours, and a comprehensive vegetarian menu is also available. The role of spices and herbs goes beyond great cooking and great taste to be a healthy addition to any meal. You can choose from mild, medium, or hot for levels of spice, and the chef prepares each dish individually to ensure freshness, quality and satisfaction. Conveniently located in Studio City, near Universal Studios, the elegantly appointed dining area is the perfect place to begin with delicious Indian appetisers, like samosa, meat or vegetable turnovers stuffed with ground beef or mixed vegetables. Traditional lentil soup, naan breads, tandoori (clay oven) and curry dishes are all available for you to enjoy.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?