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Namaste Madras Cuisine

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2323 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1516
+1 510-898-1291
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good16%
  • Average55%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Decent Indian Food”
Jun 4, 2018
“Napkins instead of paper towels in the restroom soured me”
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2323 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1516
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went one day here for dinner and one day for buffet lunch. Well food was ok both days . Satisfies the Indian food craving surely.

Thank prasan68
Reviewed June 4, 2018

The meal was slightly mediocre. Not bad, maybe even above average, but after eating at Delhi Diner in Albany, Namaste didn’t seem to be quite excellent. Like Delhi Diner, Namaste charges for chai refills. The Naan was OK, and the Chicken Saag was OK –...More

Thank hatetoflySFbayArea
Reviewed May 3, 2018

For a taste and touch of India, do go to Namaste. In addition to having dishes from both South (Madras) and North India (e.g., saag), the service is friendly and fast. In addition the décor brings an ambiance of India in this high ceilinged restaurant....More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed May 2, 2018

The lunch buffet is an excellent value: good selection, unlimited servings, and great taste. Best of all, the noise level is low, so you can actually linger over lunch enjoying a long conversation. Highly recommended.

Thank islandgirljenny49
Reviewed November 13, 2017

The tandoor chicken arrived hot and delectably tender. The naan was terrific. Pappadum was light & crispy, served with nice mango chutney and daal. Less impressive: flavorless rice; shahi paneer was good but on the bland side; milk balls in syrup for dessert were mealy...More

1  Thank JSWKingsfield
Reviewed September 26, 2017

The waiter came quicly to our table and The food was made in a few minutes. The price was reasonable and the dish we ordered was very good.

1  Thank jippi j
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Huge restaurant set in an old bank building, beautiful interior. Unfortunately not popular as it was almost deserted at the height of the dinner hour on a Saturday. Probably not popular because the food was nothing special, just your basic Indian cuisine with no special...More

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Do you crave Indian food? Although I've had more authentic Indian food, Namaste's lunchtime buffet was fresh, ample, and quick. Or during graduation week at UC Berkeley, we didn't find a line and were in and out within an hour despite a large group that...More

1  Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We were a group of friends and we had Veg and Non-Veg both, Everyone of us loved the food. Couple of things like the Lassi, was not good but other things were good.

1  Thank Ingersoln
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Chicken Tikka Masala with rice and naan bread. It was really good, especially the naan. The prices were also reasonable. I will definitely come back!

1  Thank Elisabeth A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2323 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-898-1291
  • E-mail
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