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Taste of Little India

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch

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Chicken Pakoras
boneless chicken, dipped in a delicately spiced butter
Chana Bhatura / Puri
garbanzo beans served with bhatura / puri bread
Vegetable Samosa And Chana
triangular shaped pastry with potato filling, served with garbanzo beans
Vegetable Pakoras
mixed veggies coated with a delicate batter
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was 11 of us so we got 8 different plates and lots of naan. So many flavors! I called and made a reservation but the space was not ready. They were out of a wine that was on the menu but had others to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank back2ak
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Never thought I would like Indian food but this place changed my mind. The food is really tasty and you can choose your level of spice/ Hot. Don't eat here often but when we do we really enjoy it. The decor isn't fancy but that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank d4avon
Reviewed March 5, 2018

A slightly different version of Indian from Tumeric but equally good. I like the samosas and the vegetarian dishes like aloo gobi. raita, rice, naan--what more do you want? How can Indian cook make veggies taste so good and everybody else makes them taste like...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Henry G
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Centrally located just off highway 99 at the R street exit. You can smell the aromas a block away. Tumeric and various curries green and red. I enjoy the lunch buffet. It's 9.99 and unlimited. There is Chicken vindaloo, Chicken Tekka marsala, lentels, Curry sauce...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Tami D
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

There are 2 Indian restaurants in Merced. The other one was pretty bad. I heard this one was better. I guess the tone was set when I entered and the restaurant and the only guy working there pointed to an area and said "Go sit...More

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank PACPhD1
Reviewed September 8, 2016

We have been coming here since his restauraunts was in Atwater. The food is always fresh and flavorful. Parm is friendly and it is always a pleasure to speak with him. We love all of the dishes on his menu. Lunch buffet is also good....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank L3094XLmichaelr
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This place has very good food, each item I ordered seemed better than the last. It is kinda expensive and you don't get as much food as you do with other places but overall good.

Date of visit: June 2016
Reviewed August 12, 2016

We went here during the lunch buffet but decided against the buffet. The paneer dish was wonderful: creamy and well-spiced. There's free salad from the buffet for a la carte dishes too. Our server was good. And very very efficient, managing the entire place by...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank NaumzN
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I'm so thankful we have a great tasting Indian restaurant in Merced they have a great lunch buffet on Sunday so you can try that so you become familiar and can also order off the menu chicken makhani awesome...! Chicken curry..the best..sweet rice the naan...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank bat m
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Great food and service. The chicken pakoras are my favorite appetizers. I would highly recommend the eggplant dish, it's my favorite dish. Pair with with the Chicken Tikka and you've got yourself a very delicious meal. The naan are baked fresh and also in a...More

Date of visit: June 2016
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