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Dhaba Cuisine of India

2104 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2216
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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I found this place a few years ago just walking round, had a really great dinner there so had planned to return. This time 4 adults and 3 kids including a 2.5 year old, they were great sorting out a nice table and even helping play with the kids while we were getting seated, that is service beyond expectations. Food... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Really enjoyed our dinner here. We decided to go here after searching for an Indian restaurant near our hotel. The combination starter was delicious as were our meals. The Tikka Masala was not as creamy as what I'm used to so it was quite spicy. Service was excellent and overall it was good value. Would highly recommend!

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Santa Monica, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Best food outside of India! You'll Love this quaint, family owned Restaurant. The Ambiance is fantastic and service is Fantastic. THE- BEST!!!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We came across Dhaba when walking down Main Street looking for our evening meal. What a fantastic find. The food was fresh and very tasty. A little spicier that what I'm used to. To follow we had homemade mango ice cream and rice pudding. If you come across this restaurant give it a try, you won't be disappointed

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I got in pretty late for this meal, but the staff made me feel welcome and was very helpful in choosing menu items. After a heavy lunch I was in the mood for a vegetarian dish and the food was fantastic. I'm a huge fan of India food in general, but this was especially good.

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The restaurant's decor is great, we ordered several dishes and the food were tasteful, especially the curry chicken, service is quick and friendly, very good price for such an authentic Indian kitchen, don't miss it!

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Defiantly a "hidden" gem on Main St! Was not to busy for a Friday night (which we loved) And the food was wonderful!! We had appetizers; the Hummas and Naan, and for main course the Chicken Tikka Masala and the Tandori Shrimp....Large portions and they were both delicious. The Garlic and Onion Naan were amazing with the chutney sampler. Very... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We had a darling young woman from Australia as our waitress - great service! My husband ordered the combination p,ate which he said was quite good! Our 11 year old daughter & I split the Chicken Korma - and it was fabulous! We commented on how good it was and wasn't oily at all and the waitress said that because... More

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Santa Monica, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

While the traditional fare is quite good my favorite dish here is the tandori chicken salad especially in the summer when you don't want something heavy.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Looking for somewhere to eat and wasn't especially seeking Indian, but Easter Sunday and not wanting a too Touristy setting in we went.The interior is simple won't knock your socks off, but adequate. The waiter was very informative and advised about portion sizes in terms of not over-ordering. Been to India Delhi etc. so have an idea about authenticity. The... More

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Additional Information about Dhaba Cuisine of India

Address: 2104 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2216
Phone Number: 310-399-9452
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Indian

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