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Nikki's Indian Cuisine

3469 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8948
+1 530-541-3354
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
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“chaat” (13 reviews)
“naans” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3469 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8948
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

I had lunch Chicken warp ( I did not realize they had lunch buffet as I called in to place my order) and the following day, breakfast. Breakfast was certainly pricey ( a Dosa that costs $10 !) but I guess this is in a...More

Thank VJ V
Reviewed November 5, 2017

We love this restaurant and eat here when we visit Tahoe. The food is always excellent. Last week we had the lamb tikka masala and veggies in coconut sauce with garlic naan, all very yummy. The owner is super friendly and we enjoy hearing updates...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed October 9, 2017

I stopped by Nikki's Chaat Cafe for their lunch buffet, and it was excellent. For 13.99 it's a great value. They had a wide variety of dishes, that were all fantastic, as well as warm and tasty naan. I will definitely be back here again.

Thank Ryan D
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Good breakfast. I had the "Indian Omelette" both visits. Tastily spiced and properly cheesed. The Indian Chai Tea was good.

Thank Schussener
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for their lunch buffet and it was really good (a little expensive 15.99 for lunch) but still good. The service was excellent and the waitstaff was very attentive.

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Every place we stopped for breakfast was packed! We gave up, and stopped by CVS to make a purchase, and just happened to see the Indian Restaurant next door, with a sign, "American Breakfast". At 11:00 am it was empty, but we went in and...More

Thank SacramentoCalGal
Reviewed July 19, 2017

I have come to this place often and it never disappoints. the staff is very friendly and the place is roomy and clean.. even the bathrooms are nice. We particularly enjoy their buffet, that has many wonderful choices..

Thank jeopardy2
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Amazingly there's a halal Indian restaurant right on the coastal hub of South Lake Tahoe. Step in through these doors and you feel like you're transported straight into some restaurant in Chennai! The classic 20th century Bollywood music, colours and decor, the smell of South...More

Thank Sitie
Reviewed July 2, 2017

For those who are spending a week in the region and would like to try or are missing Indian food, Nikki's Indian cuisine is a good place to visit and sample the standard Indian dishes. It is at an excellent location and should do more...More

Thank NJCricketer
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Heard from an Indian friend that the food was great-but were disappointed. The servers were friendly but appeared as if it was their first day on the job. We asked for guidance with the very extensive menu and were provided some good choices. The Samosa...More

Thank PaulO_MindyO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3469 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8948
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-3354
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