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“Outstanding meal” 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, Asian, Nepali
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Carlsbad, California
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192 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Outstanding meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Everything was great. We really weren't sure what to expect in Big Bear. One of the best Indian we've been to (and that's many). We had lamb curry and tandori chicken, both excellent. Also had garlic naan and basmati rice. Again great. Portions are big too, took some to our hotel.

Great service, easy parking in the big bear village lot or on the street.

  • 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
Watsonville, CA
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196 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 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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“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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112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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“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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“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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