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25 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Ranked #109 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $100
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 4th & Market
Description: Amber India Restaurant embodies the spirit and essence of fine Indian cuisine. Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, Amber India Restaurant takes Indian cuisine to a new culinary level, while still holding true to its traditional nuances. Much like the ambiance within the restaurant, Amber India’s cuisine is a mix of modern style with traditional roots. The delectable cuisine, the well paired wines, and the exotic cocktails are sure to indulge anyone’s senses. The split-level three-story restaurant can easily accommodate 140 people, with a private dining room in the back for up to 25 people. With its vaulted ceilings, stylish décor, and a constant LED light show behind the bar, Amber India Restaurant is truly a feast for both the mouth as well as the eyes.
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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The dinner was extremely overpriced for Indian food. The food was good but I can't say it was anything so mind blowing that warranted the bill. We had butter chicken, tandoori sea bass, side of white rice, a naan and four drinks and the bill was about $120. The naan was differ and interesting. The food was good but I... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Tasty and quality food. Also served Jain varieties. Also has affordable lunch buffet. Can go there for food and beverages.

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Ely, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

We ate twice at this amazing Indian restaurant and bar and were certainly not disappointed. The food was first class, the best of ingredients and beautifully presented. The butter chicken and lamb korma dishes were exquisit as were the soup and samosa starters. The staff were polite and helpful while the bar although very busy was a good area to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place for Indian Mughlai food in San Jose. ..little expensive though. .. The server made mistakes with our order twice. .

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Morristown, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The food was excellent. We started with cocktails from their list of house concoctions. The food portion was just the right size to fill you up without making you feel stuffed. Everything tasted wonderful. Main dished are al a carte.

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Loveland, Colorado, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We enjoyed brunch at Amber which included a broad variety of Indian dishes. Particularly remarkable dishes were the dal, raita, butter chicken, and chana dal. The mango lassi was super fresh and yummy. The chai on the other hand was not. Tried my first mango mimosa which was nice. All in all a very nice meal!

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Top Contributor
350 reviews 350 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Amber is a terrific choice for Indian food. The restaurant has a nice modern feel, and the service is quick, friendly and attentive. The food is superb, with many vegetarian choices for those seeking such food. I especially recommend the Dal Amber, a lentil dish that is really great.

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127 reviews 127 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It is located in downtown SF near Four Season hotel and ROSS. The ambience was great much better than most of Indian restaurants abroad. The veg food was very good. One Saturday when we went for lunch it was buffet. An Indian waitress was little indifferent. Before we could decide for a soft drink she just walked away. After 2... More

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Miami FL
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Located right behind the Marriott Marquis on a cute alley, my daughter and I enjoyed a truly excellent Indian meal with friends. The place is beautiful and the menu was loaded with exciting choices. Everything we ordered was excellent (especially the butter chicken). Plenty of fine dishes to order, even if not too familiar with Indian fare. The service was... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This restaurant is situated in Down Town San Francisco. The accessibility is good. They serve very tasty authentic Indian food. The service is good. However sometimes the restaurant tends to get quite crowded and you will have wait for sometime before you get a table.

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