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Taste of the Himalayas

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$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
8008 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
+1 858-551-9999
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“naan” (12 reviews)
“sag aloo” (5 reviews)
“curries” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8008 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered through Grubhub...take note this is one of many Indian cuisines places serving extremely ordinary fare. The food is barely palatable and is not designed for connoisseurs bit occasional dabblers in Indian cuisine. In short just okay. We called restaurant couple of times to confirm...More

Thank keepwalking w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Indian food and often try new Indian restaurants when we travel. Our local favorite back home is very, very good and the best we had was in Asheville, NC. So, it can be hard to impress us because we have had amazing Indian...More

Thank Napalicoastkauai
Reviewed June 20, 2018

THE GOOD: I love this place; their food is outstanding, great portions, good price. Shrimp chilly and chicken Makhani are a MUST, service is always very good. THE BAD: Their La Jolla location is HORRIBLE, its old, its ugly, the bathroom is disgusting, their tables...More

Thank Fausto C
Reviewed May 24, 2018

I love that you get the taste of authentic food while you hear the sound of the water in the background since the beach nearby.

Thank Jayvee A
Reviewed February 7, 2018

We stopped here after a stroll on the beach and enjoyed a cocktail and appetizers.Which were delicious.So later when we were going to order from GrubHub we decided on Taste of the Himalayas.Absolutely delicious food.And piping hot from GrubHub too.

Thank Rkelly2014
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Visited post spending couple of hours at La Jolla Cove. The place is beautiful. Well maintained. Staff is very courteous. Food was very well prepared and delicious. Enjoyed a lot.

Thank Sandeep J
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Service and friendliness of staff was excellent - food is very good. Why only a 3 out of 5 then? Husband asked for Sierra Nevada beer, unfortunately they didn't have in stock, so they recommended the Himalayan beer, which they said was similar (it wasn't...More

Thank chewedpup
Reviewed November 30, 2017

....I really hate to say this because I never believe reviews when I read this but I have to because it's absolutely 100% true. All 6 of us saw (GASP) cockroaches. I've only seen them a couple times before in Mexico so I had to...More

Thank KatherineNoel
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful made to order curries. Worth the wait! I require no salt and they accommodate me every time! FRESH

Thank OneOrchidLover
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Loved having a tasty lunch outside on a beautiful day. The Chicken Vindaoo was excellent. Fun decor inside.

Thank Ann D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8008 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-9999
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