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737 Buena Vista Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-2115
+1 510-814-8778
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The food is great. Spicy without overwhelming. We eat here or call for delivery several times a month. We love the food but think the service could be better.

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Alameda, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We come for lunch buffer for years, priced from $9 each long ago to $11 today. They serve really great food with good selections and flavors: lamb curry was heavenly, grilled tandoori chicken legs and thighs were very juicy, chicken curry and spinach curry were delicious, plus lots of other vegetarian dishes and salads to fill your plate and tummy!... More 

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Alameda, California
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43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

They serve a wonderful all-you-can-eat lunch buffet that we love. They have a wide selection of meats and vegetarian choices. The flavor is robust but sometimes a bit too salty. The dal is perfect on a cold day and the naan is the perfect texture. My favorites are the Palak Paneer and lamb curry. We always leave happy and full.... More 

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Thank sharld
Martinez, California
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197 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Okay, I'm being a little silly, but really, the food was wonderful. I had just flown into OAK from a not-so-pleasure trip, my wife picked me up and we came to India Palace because Alameda is so convenient to OAK. Walked into the quiet peaceful environment and inhaled the rich aromas and felt immediately at ease. The menu is extensive,... More 

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Thank Steven C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Very nice with cloth table tops and a friendly professional atmosphere. Well lite - clean. I love Indian food and the buffet many of my favorites as well as interesting new dishes.

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Thank David D
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We came to this restaurant based on other trip advisor reviews and now I need to write a review as well for the terrific service we received. We arrived at the restaurant at 4:30 pm and they open at 5 pm. We thought would have to wait outside in the heat for another 30 min. Vicky somehow saw us and... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

Had the food here when traveling through. Service was decent and the food was really good. It was not super busy, which surprises me considering the quality of the food.

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Thank Ron1790
Oakland, California
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch here; everything was very fresh. We got here 45 minutes before closing and we tried everything and we thought we were going to get dried up leftovers but we were very wrong. This place is amazing and will be returning soon

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Thank Anita B
Alameda, California
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132 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Good and consistent, have been in the same place for over 20 years, must be doing something right. Very good food and good service, price is good for the value, buffee style

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Thank aaiandrea
Alameda, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

There aren't many Indian restaurants in Alameda, and this is really your best bet. Consistent food quality, decent portions, nice lunch buffet, lots of space for large parties. It's also kind of pretty inside, with a sort of exotic feel but not too kitschy (I love kitsch. I miss the curtain of blue beads. I bet they were hard to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 Buena Vista Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-2115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: +1 510-814-8778
Description
At India Palace, we treat you like royalty. Join us for our popular lunch buffet or a great dinner. We offer many vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.

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