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Nawab India Restaurant - CLOSED

5 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3910
(650) 401-8424
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2009

Good enough food, but again with the overly expensive Indian food. Indian should NOT be expensive - it's the Mexican food of its subcontinent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2009

the food is good. Pretty empty, sort of pricey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2008

Great service, Awesome food. Very nice owners/staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2008

Nawab is a modest and smallish restaurant with pleasant decor. The food was very good, though I only tried some vegetarian dishes. The best part of the experience was the service. Everyone was very friendly, attentive but not overbearing. My meal cost about $25 not including tip for a soup, a couple entrees and a beer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2008

Decent food. Place has lost its ambience over time, needs renovation, new curtains, new seats. Parking is a problem.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2008

Good buffet. Slow service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2007

Love this place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2007

For the luncheon buffet, there were at least a dozen entree dishes, in addition to the salad section. There were at least six vegetarian selections. The food was absolutely delicious. Great value for scrumptous food. I enjoyed the masala dishes, especially the channa masala (spicey garbanzo beans) and the chicken tikka masala. Great value for lunch - about $12. Desserts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2007

I usually come here for their all you can eat lunch. The food is simple and consistently good, but the endless bread is superb~ There are usually salad, 2~3 kinds of veggie, 2~3 kinds of curry, 2~3 kinds of meat dishes, 2~3 kinds of deserts. The food is refreshing and not heavy at all.

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Additional Information about Nawab India Restaurant

Address: 5 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-3910
Phone Number: (650) 401-8424
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
Average Prices: USD 11 - 19
Cuisine: Indian, Thai

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