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“Best Northern Indian food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Himalayan Restaurant

Himalayan Restaurant
672 Pine Knot Avenue, In the Village, Suite 2, CA 92315
(909) 878-3068
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Cuisines: Indian, Nepali
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
Watsonville, CA
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159 reviews 159 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 63 cities Reviews in 63 cities
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
“Best Northern Indian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

This place is wonderful, absolutely the best Northern Indian food I've ever had. There are enough items on the menu to keep anyone coming back for days. The food is prepared to perfection, and the service is great. Himalayan is located in the heart of the village at Big Bear Lake and is a must for any visitor.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
“Our favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We LOVE the Himalayan. My husband didn't even know he liked Indian food until we went here and he's been addicted ever since. It likely contributed to our decision to move here. Try palak paneer, the veggie roll, alsloo mattar, chicken masala and the garlic naan. You won't regret it.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Very nice place and very delicious food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Decided to have dinner here. We hadn't had Indian food before and decided to try some. The service was nice, the food delicious and spicy. Our server was very helpful in recommending some dishes. I can't remember what we ordered but it was all very tasty. I would highly recommend this place.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Southern California
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178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
“A Taste of Nepalese Indian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Although we have tried many Indian restaurants, this was the first time that we had ever had "Nepalese Indian" food. The food was definitely delicious. It is kind of similar to most Indian food that we have tried; however, it is not as heavy and not greasy at all. The spices that they use seem to be a bit different than the regular Indian restaurant and they give us a lot of food. My husband and I ordered three dishes and they were enough for two meals and then some.

On top of the good food, the waiters and waitress (appeal to be from the same family) were VERY friendly and checked on us quite a few times to make sure that we had everything we needed.

I strongly recommend this restaurant if anybody is going to Big Bear Lake for any reasons.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Santa Barbara, California
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Delivered on time!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We ordered by phone dinner for the adults of in our group. Dinner was delivered on time and still warm. The spinach and potato side dish was quite good. The mix grill was pretty solid too! I just did not expect the food to be that great and we were all pleasantly surprised. Take a chance and order from the Himalayan!

Visited March 2013
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