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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
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9:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3469 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8948
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Reviewed yesterday

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 Paul O
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Just walked in into this place. They offered the buffet or the menu. We chose the buffet after viewing it. Turned out to be a good choice. Most of the items were of decent taste and quality. Naan could have been better. Overall an OK...More

Thank IndianAmericanFamily
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Average food but good considering they have to travel few 100 miles to get grocery etc. But they seem to use artificial colours in their vegetables. Very popular with Indians and tour companies operating out of India. Can consider if you miss home cooked Indian...More

Thank shahshail
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We got an order to go. Portions were very big. We couldn't finish it. Madras seasoning wasn't super spicy but the meal was very good. Service was fast.

Thank somerh
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Had a chance to try out this place yesterday. We had stopped off at the CVS next door and the smell of delicious food coming out from the cafe next door was enough for us to check them out. They had buffet out but we...More

Thank Gensmith
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Large menu selection, friendly staff. Unassuming decor but the food is excellent. Well-versed staff to make suggestions. Generous portions. Nothing bad to say about this place and any review I write won't do it justice. If you like Indian food and are in South Lake...More

Thank Sus4nB
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Awesome buffet, great staff, clean and welcoming environment. This place is perfect for dinner or lunch; take a break and relax with the peaceful music and calming atmosphere. The Chicken Tikka Masala is soo good, not to mention the rest of the buffet, and fresh...More

Thank LA S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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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