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Sartaj India Cafe

43 Caledonia St, Sausalito, CA 94965-2116
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Ranked #40 of 73 restaurants in Sausalito
Cuisines: Indian
Most recent review
- Jul 20, 2014
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95% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
The Bay Area
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129 reviews 129 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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Logan, Utah
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144 reviews 144 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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Sausalito, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Great food; great value! Family-owned. Very popular with Sausalito locals; one of our best kept secrets.

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Barcelona, Spain
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The food here is very good...but the place itself needs some upgrading and a good scrubbing. Very friendly service, but having a meal on a metal plate is a little strange.

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Sausalito, California, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

My wife and eat there all the time. It's operated by a local family and truly has wonderful food. We usually have the Chicken korma or the Chicken tikka massala, but everything looks yummy from what I've seen.

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