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Indian, Asian, Nepali
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35 W Main St, Ventura, CA 93001 (Ventura Avenue)
(805) 643-0795
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars

One of the best foods I have tried in Ventura. Very authentic, superb service and nice decor. It's our new favourite now.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Anup R
Ventura, California, United States
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Ventura, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best foods I have tried in Ventura. Very authentic, superb service and nice decor. It's our new favourite now.

Thank Anup R
Ventura, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

received the best service and food from sal the manager and crew!! received great tasting dishes spiced to my liking and great beer selection . would highly recommend to anyone for a great food experience. !

Thank gilbert m
Carpinteria, California, USA
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have visited before and they have never had Yak on the menu. This time they did and it was delicious. As was all the meal and the service

Thank sudsman2013
Ventura, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Everything we have had here has been excellent! The staff will help you choose dishes you will enjoy if you are not well versed in Indian food. We eat her often -- definitely a go to restaurant for us in Ventura. The new patio is lovely.

Thank UcellaBella
Ventura, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The Himalya offers a good Indian/Himalayan menu and excellent service. We have been to India and were skeptical about how spicy the food was likely to be. Our waiter said to order medium and it was delightfully flavorsome and spicy. Himalya offers an enjoyable change from the standard burgers, pizza and Mexican fare.

Thank onetwochachacha
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We were visiting from Palm Desert, CA. and always try the local Indian restaurants. Between the two we tried, Taj Cafe and Himalaya, we thought the Himalaya was the winner. The service was excellent at both restaurants. The Taj had the better ambiance but the spices and sauces at Himalaya's made it our favorite for the area. We had the... More 

Thank Tim I
Port Hueneme, California
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I ordered take out: tandoori vegetables, paneer saag & Sherpa curry chicken. Everything was very fresh. The paneer was outstanding. It's nice to be able to get dishes that are different from the standard "Indian" restaurant. The people are very friendly and helpful. I will definitely order from here again, even though it's a bit out of my way. It's... More 

Thank Lisa W
Hesperia, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We enjoyed our meal here very much. The staff was very helpful and the food was unique. Our server gave us tips on what to order based on a few questions he asked us such as our spice tolerance and what meats we enjoyed. One member of the group is not very adventurous but tried everything and enjoyed it all!... More 

Thank Jeanne R
Northridge, CA
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406 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had dinner here with the wife yesterday. The only reason that I didn't give this place a five is the atmosphere and the service aren't quite five stars, but the food is! I have eaten food from the Indian Sub-Continent all over North America, and this is one of the beat that I have been to. I eat Indian Food... More 

Thank bcreff
Novi, Michigan
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

The menu is a combination of Indian, Nepalese and Tibetian food whic is unique. The flavor was excellent and the service was also very good. Spicing was subtle but flavorful. Not really a fancy restaurant but definitely worth trying if you want a change form a typical Indian restaurant menu.

Thank Aura99

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 W Main St, Ventura, CA 93001
    (Ventura Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: (805) 643-0795

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Nepali

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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