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43 Caledonia St, Sausalito, CA 94965-2116
415-332-7103
Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 15
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A must in Sausalito

the smell as we walked past was so enticing that insisted on returning the next day. We ate here almost every day of our vacation and were never disappointed. It is clearly well loved by locals who appear to patronize frequently. It is a hidden he and totally worth going at least once. We did... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Rebecca N
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

the smell as we walked past was so enticing that insisted on returning the next day. We ate here almost every day of our vacation and were never disappointed. It is clearly well loved by locals who appear to patronize frequently. It is a hidden he and totally worth going at least once. We did not try the meat based... More 

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California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I recently went to this location for their "Thanksgiving Celebration." I was able to try their rice, chicken tikka masala, goat, samosas, and their fried vegetables. It was all delicious! The atmosphere was very friendly, too!

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pnjaban
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a favorite spot for my husband and me. We are from Punjab, and we pick up food to go here on our way back from the coast to SF some weekends. Run by a Sikh family and with soothing religious music playing rather than Bollywood rubbish, this is a tranquil and authentic spot. Good value, limited menu of... More 

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The Bay Area
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195 reviews 195 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

You feel you're back in India, with warm reds, yellows and blues and simple furniture. The food combinations are served on Indian style aluminum multi-well plates. They have Taj Mahal lager! My food was good home-made food with the slightest hint of adaptations to the Western palate (spiciness) served in an ambiance of welcome where i felt immediately at ease.... More 

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Ontario
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Totally agree with previous comments about the quality of the food and decor. Yes- it needs a little 'tlc' but it's a great little cafe! The plates we had were perfect- just the right amount and great value. The chai tea with ginger was hot and fresh . I'll definitely be back if I return to Napa.

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Palo Alto, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We did take-out from here twice in a week while visiting Sausalito. The food is reliable, tasty, rib-sticking, traditional Indo-Pakistani cuisine. The decor is very plain and there is some indoor seating. The menu offers no surprises - it's relatively simple - but does offer "plates" for dine-in that combine rice, meat, and veg served on a silver plate. This... More 

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San Francisco, California
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196 reviews 196 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Visited Sausalito and wanted something to eat and found Sartaj. Located just off the main street of Sausalito this is definitely a mom and pop hole in the wall Indian restaurant with a casual feel. Good selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. I would argue that this place has the best tasting dhaal and vegetable korma in the bay area.... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This was a great little find. Good Indian food cooked to order by a family who treats you as such. We found this to be the perfect comfort food lunch while on a road trip.

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Houston, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This is what a restaurant should be: food cooked with heart, soul and love. The mother does the cooking, the husband and kids man the cash register, and the food is scrumptious. I swear each time that I go that I will order something other than the Chicken Tikka Masala dinner, but I wilt when I enter the place. It's... More 

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Sausalito, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

This is one of the local's favorites. This place is small with big tikka masala!! Fun plates and a great place to arrive a stranger and leave with new friends. Mom and Pop run restaurant and the food is down to earth and affordable for Southern Marin.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Caledonia St, Sausalito, CA 94965-2116
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Sausalito
  • Phone Number: 415-332-7103

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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