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Ambrosia India Bistro

565 Abrego Street, Monterey, CA 93940
831-641-0610
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Ranked #23 of 258 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
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72 reviews 72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had not had time to consult Trip Adviser but went with instinct seeing the number of Indian diners frequenting this restaurant. Excellent, well priced food and good service. Recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Came here based on reviews and it did not disappoint. The lamb chop appetizer was perfection and the chicken tikka masala was on point. Would definitely recommend.

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Newman, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

While in Monterrey my wife wanted Bubba Gump. I am a vegetarian so on the way coming in I saw Ambrosia. I decided to go and give them a tried. I had a plate with three entries and rice. I had mushroom, chickpeas, and lentils. Everything was mouth watering. Will definitely come back and eat again and again

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Nelsonville, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

While staying in Monterey we were hoping to have a good Indian meal. Ambrosia Bistro far exceeded our expectations, so glad we found this gem! The Baigan Bharta was the Best I have ever had and all of the meal was excellent, including the wine. Loved the ambiance and the service was impeccable! Can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place is super fantastic...I felt like I was at a resort and the food was sooo yummy but the ambiance I think made it so special. I recommend for lovers, friends, family...everyone!! Loved it, I will definitely go back again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

On a recent visit to Monterey, our family group of four was looking for a low-budget restaurant with a good vegetarian selection and were lured by the good smell coming out of Ambrosia. I don't remember the name of the entree that I chose, but it was very good and more than I could eat. I tasted the Kabula Chana... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Being Indian, rarely do I find food outside of my mom's cooking and food in India. But this place is a gem! We went there 2 days out of the 3 that we were in the Big Sur/Monterey area. Loved the paneer tikka! So amazing! We will definitely be returning! On a side note, their outside seating is super cute!... More

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Fresno, CA, USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great food very attentive staff and reasonable prices made this a perfect place for a casual Indian dinner. Generally we order from the menu but this time we ordered family style price fixed. Too much food but it was so tasty we just kept eating and eating. Great Indian beer and interesting deserts. Have a Samosa maybe two!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Great food!! With food prices... We eat an amazing chicken tika masala with a taste cocoanut curry lamb!

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Westlake Village, California, USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is very relaxed and has outdoor seating and indoor tables that overlook a tranquil garden. Food was very good and variety was appreciated.

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Additional Information about Ambrosia India Bistro

Address: 565 Abrego Street, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831-641-0610
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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