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Mantra Indian Cuisine

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27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
951-506-1800
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Variety of choices at a reasonable price

The buffet has a huge assortment of food to choose from. Different types of main dishes, salads and desserts. Many vegetarian choices.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Highland, California
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Highland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The buffet has a huge assortment of food to choose from. Different types of main dishes, salads and desserts. Many vegetarian choices.

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Okay guys, I love Indian food and if you do, this is quite good. For those of you that LOVE love unique spices with an interesting way of combining them into unique flavors -THIS MAY BE YOUR PLACE.... Their chicken tikka masala is really good and their chicken korma is very good too, if you think I am totally speaking... More 

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Food is excellent, but service was odd. Waiter hovered constantly, yet asked at least 3- 4 times what we'd ordered before serving dinner. Hard to find but worth the search.

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Okinawa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Overall this is very good Indian Cuisine. Service was exceptional always seemed to be someone checking on us to make sure we had what we needed. We ordered the Chicken Marsala and a Shrimp Curry and some Garlic Naan. Served pretty quickly and super hot. Honestly it was SOO hot that we had to wait a few minutes for it... More 

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Murrieta, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

... and I wasn't impressed one bit. We did a book club meeting here. We had read a novel being based on Indian food and culture and thought it would be a good setting to discuss it. A couple of people in our group liked it. I don't know what to compare it to, as I'd never had it but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Mantra is a very good Indian restaurant, and definitely the best of four in the local area. They have good prices and have a really nice buffet style set up for the weekday lunch crowd.

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Hemet, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The food is well prepared and delicious. The buffet is varied and the best price in town! The service is excellent.

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Fallbrook, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You are greeted at the door and immediately seated. There's never any dithering around which we appreciate very much. The restaurant is quiet and you can carry on a conversation without yelling at each other. We always have the garlic naan which is great, the spinach paneer, a fish dish (all have been excellent) and we often have the vegetable... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The Indian style curry filled food rates as one of the best I have ever tried. It was delicious. We had the Lamb, Chicken and Lentil dishes with white rice. No need for any take-home bags. There wasnt anything left. The decor could be updated and the music seemed to be playing more for the cook (sound seemed distant like... More 

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Fallbrook, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Had a great time, our server was patient and joked with us...the food was very flavorful. We started with the Samosas and they didn't disappoint, I love anything potato though and this was fried! I had the Tandoori Dinner to try a bit of everything and the different meats had a lot of flavor and was very tender. The vegetable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: 951-506-1800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?