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948 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94607-3906
510-834-7684
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Indian in Downtown Oakland

We dropped in for a late-night meal after having buzzed around the East Bay all day. Even though it was 20 minutes prior to their closing, the staff welcomed us in...nice touch, folks! Both of our meals were flavourful and the portions were generous...kudo's to the kitchen staff!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
Steven S
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Wiarton, Canada
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Wiarton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We dropped in for a late-night meal after having buzzed around the East Bay all day. Even though it was 20 minutes prior to their closing, the staff welcomed us in...nice touch, folks! Both of our meals were flavourful and the portions were generous...kudo's to the kitchen staff!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stopped in for dinner one night. Had the Punjabi goat curry, which was very tasty and expertly prepared. They do charge for naan, which usually comes with an Indian entree. Very well prepared entrees, limited dessert selection, and very limited beer selection. Would definitely go again.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The Service was good. But the quality was not really up to the standards. Bulk food made in advance just rewarmed again and again.

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Oakland, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is a branch of the original Berkeley restaurant, in a much more spacious location in the old Swan's market in downtown Oakland. The daily specials are all well described and tasty and especially highlighted by the multiple choices of hot and fresh flavored breads, a winning combo. Entrees were interesting and didn't pull punches on spice. Service very attentive... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We had grill salmon and Chicken biryani and it was fabulous tasty and worth the value for money. dont mind to recomend friends

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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110 reviews 110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

The tandooris and biryani s are great but make sure you order the freshly made naan, despite whatever bread comes with your entree.because it is special. Spacious room with natural daylight and colorful decor in a safe part of Oakland, popular with the lunch crowd.prices are are $11-15 per main course with huge servings.

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Pacific Grove, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

What a great restaurant. The service was great, the food incredible, and the decor phenomenal. They really accommodated special diets and the food was so delicious.

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Oakland, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This place had great food! The garlic naan is excellent, you have to try it. The wait time is a little bit longer here than for a quick lunch, but its worth the wait if you have the time.

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Concord, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I looked forward to dining here with great anticipation, as I was enamored by their concept of a set of about 6 different curries each day, a rotating menu of curries depending on what was fresh at the market that day. Also, they bake several different breads each day. So a great concept, but not so great execution. My daughter... More 

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Dallas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

This was just down the street from our hotel. What a wonderful surprise. The staff were very friendly and the food was excellent yet reasonable priced. The bread is fantastic. If you have to be in Oakland, give this place a try.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 948 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94607-3906
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 510-834-7684

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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