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110 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3511
+1 626-458-6299
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The service is good, my niece seemed hesitant about how spicy she wanted her food. The boss came out and suggested a different item that she could eat at the authentic level of spiciness without toning down an authentic spicy dish .

Thank David P
new york
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

All food and service was good . We was 4 friend together we enjoyed the atmosphere over there. Chicken vindaloo was perfect .

Thank benny5551515
Mahan R, General Manager at Mahan Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello , thanks for your visit at "Mahan". We appreciate your time and feedback. Thanks again and hope to see you very soon. Regards Anil Sharma ( GM ) More 

So Cal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

I enjoyed the masala and saag paneer, and they had veggie samosas, but I thought other buffets I've been to offered a little more in terms of choices. Their tandoori didn't look like it though. This place is the only Indian restaurant in town, while if you go to Pasadena, there's much more competition. Decent buffet, would come here again... More 

Thank d l
Mahan R, General Manager at Mahan Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello ,sorry for delay in responding to your feedback. We thank you for your visit at"Mahan".We very much appreciate your time and feedback . Thanks again and will see you soon. Regards Anil Sharma ( GM ) More 

Baghdad Province, Iraq
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

Delicious Chicken Tikka Masala, Chicken Pakoras, Chicken Lentil Soup, Plain Naan, and Pistachio Khulfi Ice Cream. Friendly & efficient service by Tushar (sp?) and his parents. Pleasant décor and ambience. The location in downtime Alhambra is convenient, though parking on a Friday night can be a bit of a challenge. Namaste!

Thank TrojanSkyCop1
Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2014

In the San Gabriel Valley we are fortunate to have a plethora of Indian restaurants. If you like this kind of food you will have noticed how similar the menus and tastes are. This is where Mahan stands out. They had a Dal (yellow lentils) dish that separates itself from the standard Dal. The owner let us know it is... More 

2 Thank wendy c
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Pricey (in my eyes) for what you get for dinner. The buffet looks like a better deal. Solid Indian fare with a charming owner (a bit of a salesman but who can really fault that?).

1 Thank Joseph L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

I have read some of the other reviews and it seems most people come here for lunch. I made the mistake of coming for dinner. For dinner, the ambiance was so bad. We sat down at a table and noticed a large CLOSED sign in the view of our window. This was the back of their OPEN sign. A little... More 

Thank va d
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

I have been in this restaurant many times. The food is very tasty and reasonable. The costumer service is very nice and you get a personal treatment from the actual owners. I recommen shrimp curry. I will be back! Michael Dergar

Thank MichaelDergar
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2012

The San Gabriel Valley is graced with a potpourri of delectable ethnic eateries. While Indian restaurants are scarce in this region, Mahan Restaurant more than makes up for it with a tasteful and healthful array of dishes at very reasonable prices. A wonderful family owns and operates it.Try the lunch buffet and you'll be hooked! Mmm-mmm! the spices, samosas, naan... More 

Thank HHo32655
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2008

I work nearby and decided to check this place out at lunch time. Upon my arival I was rushed to a table, then no one came to help. I finanly got up and went to the buffet which I went for in the first place and that is when my server came over to take my order (when I returned... More 

Thank riskman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: +1 626-458-6299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?