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1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, Old California Restaurant Row, San Marcos, CA 92069
760 744 7599
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Outdoor Seating

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    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Indian food

The food was very authentic. The ambiance was wonderful as well. It did take some time but I was able to talk with the server.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
curlysue53
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San Diego, California
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Wooburn, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Sadly this was not a good experience. Treated my host and a close friend to a meal the night before leaving. Curry in America - at least So Cal - not like home. Service desparately slow, main server unable to answer questions about menu choices. Look at myself as a curry officianado - enjoy hot phal - am vegetarian =... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The food was very authentic. The ambiance was wonderful as well. It did take some time but I was able to talk with the server.

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San Marcos, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This Indian family is from India. Authentic food, great service and priced reasonably. Loved the spices.

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Wilsonville, Oregon
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149 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Loved the naan and the lamb dishes. Be careful on the spice levels-the medium tends to be hotter than it should be. The service was super slow and there were only two tables when we arrived.

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Vista, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

And I cook Indian food at home. The service is friendly and the owner is a nice lady. The food is delisious. My husband and I always order lamb dishes - the spices are spot on. The cook is the owner's brother so they are honest and good people.. (We like to talk to the owners usually) this is one... More 

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Escondido, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Been here numerous times over the years. First review. Every thing here is good. Tikki masala, tandori chicken, curry chicken, other tasty indian dishes (sorry I forgot the names). Deep fried onions and potato in batter is a pleasant surprise. Only complaint is the spinach dish has been watered down over the years but is still tasty. They also have... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We went for dinner at 5:00 and ate a la carte. Don't know about the buffet which ended at 4:00, but it looked large and varied. We were pleased with just about every taste. The mint chutney was mild and tangy. More mint than coriander; more lemon juice and ginger than green chile. The onion chutney was chunkier and spicier.... More 

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Oceanside, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Horrid! We went in for dinner and I knew from the gate it was not going to go well but since we had a coupon for either one free entree or 20% off the entire check I went ahead with the meal. We were not "seated" instead the lady pointed to a table and said that would be ours if... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Leftover tandoori chicken thrown into masala dish. Watery lentils and spinach dishes. Yuk desert. The one in gaslamp san diego is much better. I hope they improve, as it's a nice location. And the staff is nice.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We had not been there for more than five years and were pleased to find that the food and service was as great as ever, and the value even better. While their buffet offers affordable eating at very reasonable process, we prefer the great variety of appetizers, condiments and freshly baked tandoori breads and different preparations from the menu. Garlic... More 

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Additional Information about India Princess

Address: 1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, Old California Restaurant Row, San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone Number: 760 744 7599
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Indian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, Old California Restaurant Row, San Marcos, CA 92069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: 760 744 7599

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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