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Kinara Restaurant and Lounge - CLOSED

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Vegetable Samosa
Seasoned potatoes and peas wrapped in a light pastry.
Vegetable Pakora
An assortment of vegetables coated with chick peas flour and fried.
Chana Bhatura
Plain flour baked with spicy chick peas served with pickles.
Kinara Pepper Crab
Lumps of crabs, spices, onions, cooked in fresh ground pepper.
Chili Chicken
Cubes of chicken pan sauteed with onions, bell peppers, tomatoes and green chillies.
Gobi Manchurian
Fresh cauliflower flowerets tossed with tomato, garlic, and green herbs.
Chili Paneer
Fresh cubes of homemade cheese with chili garlic sauce.
Chicken 65
Rice flour battered chicken, curry leaves, green chillies and herbs.
Tandoori Tid Bits
An assortment‏ of chicken and lamb kabab.
Chicken Kati Roll
Chicken tikka with lettuce, tomatoes, and peshawari chutney in a soft bread wrap.
Nimbu Panner Tikka
Soft, juicy chunks of paneer sandwich with lemon pickle and grilled in clay oven.
Jingha Master Tandoori Shrimp
Large juicy shrimps marinated and grilled in tandoor.
Kinara’s Lahori Charga
Chicken marinated in yogurt and freshly ground spices skewered and grilled to your order.
Haryali Jungle Chicken Tikka ( Special Order)
Chicken marinated in mint, coriander green chillies, and yogurt cooked over charcoal.
Chicken Tikka
Boneless cubes of chicken marinated in yogurt, freshly ground spices, finished in a clay oven.
Kinara’s Khaas Tandoori Platter
Assortment of lamb chop, seekh kebab, shrimp, fish tikka, haryah kabab, lamb kebab.
Lamb Seekh Kebab
Mildly spiced minced lamb skewered and grilled over charcoal.
Lamb Boti Kebab
Chef’s hand picked, well marinated choice of lamb cubes, grilled clay oven.
Tandoori Lobster
A perfect dish for shellfish lovers, a spiced shellfish cooked to perfection in an extremely hot oven.
Kinara’s Champ Kandhari
Succulent lamb‏ chops tenderized with garlic, tumeric, chili and slowly cooked over charcoal.
Gulab Jamun
Light pastry made from dry milk and honey.
Gajar Halwa
Fresh grated carrots cooked in milk and garnished with nuts.
Rice Pudding
Lentil cracker.
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Great hospitality, nice staff, Clean place, Quiet environment, Cozy seating, relaxing music, delicious-fresh and tasty food! You will always remember it!

Date of visit: June 2013
Thank Hassan H
Reviewed May 7, 2013

I could enjoy my food and drinks and walk to my room. Great people. I miss them. The Managers are very attentive and make sure there is nothing you need. Even would prepare a desert and give me free.

Date of visit: June 2012
Thank DouglasShe
Reviewed February 6, 2013

A bit small, and oddly located, but nice enough inside. One of the better Indian restaurants I've been to. Worth a visit.

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank Slee_Stack
Reviewed August 20, 2012

Four time to Kinara in last 4-5 months time frame, and never got dejected. Food quality is just awesome, In my opinion, what sets Kinara apart from other restaurants is different spices ( you tastebuds can feel them without getting hurt :) ), mix of...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank iq1012
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Very good food. But beware of the portions- they are huge and the staff does not warn you & you end up with excess food.

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank Kumar M
Reviewed July 29, 2012

My local friend took me once to this restaurant, located a bit aside from the main roads at the Best Western Hotel premises, and since then every time I'm in the area I'm looking for an opportunity to dine there. The place is relatively small...More

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank OhaveiTiulim
Reviewed July 5, 2012

I have eaten at scores of Indian restaurants in Silicon Valley over the years, but I think that Kinara is the best. This restaurant is the closest to my office and my colleague and I were the first to eat there when he opened about...More

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank 20_times_ATW
Reviewed June 7, 2012

Great flavor and fresh food. The tandoori chicken fresh off a wood chip barbecue grill is the best I have eaten ever. Dino - the owner is a gentleman and a great host. Staff is friendly and quick. Ate here for 3 out of my...More

Thank Cyrus D
Reviewed October 1, 2007

Found this little gem of a modern Indian (Asian fusion) restaurant in Milpitas, right off the 237 and 880 Milpitas exit. Very impressed by the quality of the food, both the meat and the sauce (curry). I've tried the butter chicken and curry fish, both...More

Thank GelatoSF
Reviewed August 23, 2007

It's not often that a motel restaurant is anything to rave about or can be recommended as a stand-alone eatery. The Spice Route Restaurant at the Best Western Brookside Motel in Milpitas, CA, was awesome. Instead of the usual American-food motel restaurant, the Spice Route...More

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