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Great India Cafe

$$ - $$$
Universal City Area
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12321 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2509 (LAUREL CYN)
+1 818-761-8140
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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north hollywood, ca
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

I think this is a family run place, which I love! The food is very good and the service makes is way better. A must try!

Thank Gracielame
Woodland, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2013

I like this restaurant as the food is yummy specially chicken tikka masala and mango fish curry the garlic naan is my favourite. I strongly recommend this restaurant to anybody looking for delicious indian food in wood land hills. AMY

Thank amy s
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2013

I was walking down the street and saw this restaurant, which looked charming and inviting and decided to eat there with my date. Even though the restaurant was nearly empty the server seated us right next to the door and then propped the door open so he could bus tables outside. When I asked him to close the door he... More 

Thank HEYHEY661
Reno, Nevada
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252 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

I had an excellent lunch at the Great India Cafe in Studio City (LA) recently. We ate on the patio which was shaded but still allowed you to people watch as everyone went by. Their lunch specials are reasonably priced and come with a surprising amount of food. Appetizers followed by NAN, salad, rice and entree. My chicken tikka masala... More 

Thank traveloften028
Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2012

The restaurant atmosphere was fine but the service and food are so bad that its a waste of your money to go there. I would rather eat some street food then this!

Thank ResumeWriter
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2011

There are SO many amazing Indian restaurants to choose from that have it all. This is NOT one of them. The service was unreal and non-existent. I asked the waiter if it is always this friendly here, his response was sarcastic "all the time" with the worst attitude. The manager was no different. Aside from this, they made the chana... More 

Thank allnaturalme
Woodland Hills, Ca
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2011

WE had 13 people for a Valentine's dinner. It was wonderful. Such tastey food and drink. VERY reasonable cost... service could have been faster but who needs speed when a group is there for a jolly fun time. The staff was so very helpful arranging tables - doing things they'd never tried to do before...flexible and professional at the same... More 

Thank Sha-ruby
sunnyvale, CA
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2007

Honestly, I would not recommend people to go this place because of their extremely poor customer service. I will give them a zero on a scale of 1 to 10. We had been here last evening and the waiter who served our table of four was this be-spectacled Indian guy. He first of all had this air of supremacy or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2006

I love the atmosphere, food of Great India Cafe and there service is great, staff is so friendle and helpful. Great India Cafe serves a variety of savory recipes from India's rich tapestry of cultural, culinary traditions. Oh god, I love there Chicken Madras ( a coconut chicken curry) A Malai Kofta, my mouth is filling with water, I can't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Pakistani
Restaurant features
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12321 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2509
  • Public Transportation: Metro bus stops, DASH, Metro Red Line Trains.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighborhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-761-8140

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