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Himalaya

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Indian, Nepali
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35 W Main St, Ventura, CA 93001 (Ventura Avenue)
(805) 643-0795
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A wonderful place for family gathering!

Going out asa family is difficult with one carnivore, one vegetarian and one vegan but her we had a fanatic meal that satisfied all of our taiste buds. For a full dinner for three at less than a hundred dollars we have now found our goto place in Ventura!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
Robert
,
Flagstaff, Arizona
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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Flagstaff, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Going out asa family is difficult with one carnivore, one vegetarian and one vegan but her we had a fanatic meal that satisfied all of our taiste buds. For a full dinner for three at less than a hundred dollars we have now found our goto place in Ventura!

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Ventura, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

It had been a long time since I have been to a good Indian restaurant, so it was a satisfying experience at Himalaya. The additional positive aspect was that you had an additional choice of dishes that were Nepalese, and Tibetan. Not the greatest Indian food I've ever had, but very good, nonetheless.

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Fillmore, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

I was on way home from SantaBarbara and wanted some healthy somewhat vegetarian food to go. My wife had me go to Himalaya. They have a mix of Tibet and Nepal and Indian food. My wife got Chicken Tiki Masala with Saffron rice, similar to the indian restaurants in past but not too good. I asked about vegetarian dishes. The... More 

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Ventura, CA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There are quite a few Indian restaurants in Ventura, but this is the best. Service is prompt, the menu is extensive and the food is great. Highly recommended.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great experience. From the moment you walk into the restaurant, you can smell the incredible spices. They have a large selection of Nepalese food. The ambiance is enchanting and the service is friendly. You can order your meals from very mild to extremely hot (1 to 5 scale). I recommend that you don't order it "5" unless you really like... More 

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Ventura, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Delicious food, friendly waiters, fun decor. I had never had Tibetan/Nepalese food before and I found it a delicious alternative to standard Indian food.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Everything here is prepared fresh and tastes delicious. I eat lunch at Himalaya a couple of times a week, and have never been disappointed! THE best Indian food in Ventura!

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Chattanooga, TN
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100 reviews 100 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Lovely people welcomed us and motioned if we'd like to sit on the floor to eat. Why not? The food was unusual and we enjoyed it. The staff is friendly, service reasonably quick and atmosphere beautiful.

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Ventura, California
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We love taking out-of-towners here. It's delicious, different and festive - plus you can take your own wine for a modest corkage fee. Everything id good here.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

An unexpected delight in a strip mall in a residential area of Ventura, 2 blocks from the Mission, but away from the hustle and bustle of downtown. The food was exceptional and authentic. Highly recommend the peanut masala as appetizer and Pishori naan as dessert (though it is not advertized as such). Good selection of beers to go with your... More 

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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, Nepali

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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