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Dhaba Cuisine of India

2104 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2216
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Ranked #154 of 576 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: $30 - $30
Wed - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Dined with my family yesterday on our vacation from UK. This was one of the worst food that we ever had. Apart from Pakoras everything else was rubbish. Went with high hopes reading reviews on Trip Advisor and other sites. Complete disappointment.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My wife and I have been coming to Dhaba for many years on our vacations from the UK. The food and service are both exemplary, and we're looking forward to our next visit very much. Josh always treats us like friends when we meet him again.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a very old Indian restaurant in Santa Monica with very good Indian food. Good value for the price and very nice service. Would recommend if one is in Santa Monica.

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
36 helpful votes 36 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
73 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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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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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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