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Malhi Indian Cuisine

Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
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2007 West Avenue J, Palmdale, CA 93536
661-945-8009 ‎
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good lunch specials

lunch specials were reasonable and good. good choice of entrees and appetizers. Nice atmosphere, the spices are wonderful and they do offer a buffet which I didn't take part in this time, but hear it is good

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Lisa S
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Palmdale, California
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Palmdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

lunch specials were reasonable and good. good choice of entrees and appetizers. Nice atmosphere, the spices are wonderful and they do offer a buffet which I didn't take part in this time, but hear it is good

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Thank Lisa S
Palmdale, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Malhi is a great escape to India. The food is authentic and delicious, and the staff are very helpful and patient when making inquiries about items on the menu. My wife and I eat a lot of vegetarian meals throughout the year and Malhi has a large offering of vegetarian and vegan options.

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Thank cbeyah
Palmdale, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Mahli's is a friendly local Indian restaurant that we visited at the Palmdale location. The staff is very attentive to the customers giving good service. The food is the best I have had in California. The décor is simple & well done. It's atmosphere feels like a bit of India. The orders we had were appetizers: beef samosas, main courses:... More 

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Pontiac, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

So, I have a friend in from out of town. Our paths crossed on business trips. My friend goes out of his way to travel to the AV just to have lunch with me and then drive back to LAX. That's a heck of a commute for a lunch. I figure I can at least try to find a good... More 

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Thank Brian C
Fremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I had the Chicken tikka marsala, garlic naan, and steamed rice for dinner. I thought the food had just the right amounts of spice and gravy and the chicken was exceptionally prepared. I usually approach Indian restaurants in the states with a degree of doubt having lived in Chennai and worked there for years in the past. I think Malhi... More 

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Thank Michael P
Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Walk into that restaurant and the smell of spice transports you to food heaven. Ok, I admit I love Indian food but this is one of the best restaurant in the Antelope Valley. The majority of the food of course is vegetarian but you can order chicken and lamb. Hand made Naan is outstanding. as well. The buffet is gone...great...it... More 

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Thank melgru
Florence, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The lunch specials are a great value. Not too pricey and plenty of food. Try the chi tea! It was a pleasent surprise!!

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Thank DoctorDune
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This is one of the best Indian restaurants around and one of my favorite places to eat. The prices are reasonable and my family can order food that is not spicy. The buffet is not as good as ordering an entrée, but it is still satisfactory. I do the buffet when I feel like being a glutton. Get the Indian... More 

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Thank Steevvoh
Palmdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I'm not a big Indian food eater, but I've been here twice and it really is good. What more can I say?

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The meal was good but being British we are very used to Indian Curry's and we both believed that the main dishes lacked taste and spice. I guess by now I should know to order 'Indian hot' and not bother with anything less spicey. The garlic naan bread was lovely and the rice light and fluffy. Overall the meal was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2007 West Avenue J, Palmdale, CA 93536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palmdale
  • Phone Number: 661-945-8009 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?