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Himalaya

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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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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 3
    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
Indian Cuisine in Ventura

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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English first
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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 

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Port Hueneme, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

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Hesperia, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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 

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Northridge, CA
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137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 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 

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Novi, Michigan
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

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.

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Carpinteria, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This place is our favorite, never disappointed. We've been there on weeknights and days, weekends and holidays. Great service, and food is so full of flavors! You start salivating from the kitchen smells while waiting for your food. The best way out :) - just order your naan (we love the garlic version) and other hors d'oeuvre right away and... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The food was absolutely amazing! Great atmosphere, good service, and nice beer list. We will definitely be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great food and good service. I recommend reservations for weekends. Probably the best Indian food we have had. Two of us had the lamb dishes which was better than the chicken

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California
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We went there for lunch. Nice food (tasted authentic to the cuisine), nice decor (the floor seating option was cool -- we went for that), friendly and fast service. Their Momo was excellent! Definitely worth a visit!

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Ventura, California
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

They do cater to your individual needs. Don't like onions, they will remove it from yur order. The food is good tasting and the weight staff know everything about how it's cooked and what the ingredients consist of.

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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
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

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