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Ambrosia India Bistro

565 Abrego St, Monterey, CA 93940-3229
+1 831-641-0610
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
565 Abrego St, Monterey, CA 93940-3229
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vegetarians and omnivores were very happy! Traditional India food with nice flavors and spiced just perfectly! Veggie pakoras were HUGE! Onion kulcha very tender.

Thank Kj P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice decoration, the external patio looks a little bit abandoned. The food is really good and the quantity is a plus, as indian restaurants tend to not serve large portions. Really good quality and spices, definitely recommend

Thank TheMightyReviewer
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant when on recent trip to USA We liked the surrounding but disappointed with food we eat a lot of Indian dishes & enjoy spicy food We ordered chicken tikka missals and a lamb Rogan josh the quality of meat in both dishes...More

Thank sunworshiper190
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

My go-to Indian bistro! So yummy and fulfilling! The flavors are amazing and authentic! It’s great that there are a couple locations in the area!

Thank Christina B
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

The juxtaposition of an Indian restaurant and a Mexi-Cali type saloon is and interesting one but somehow Ambrosia made it work. The decor livens the atmosphere while maintaining a casual tranquility throughout. The fountain pond at the back is a nice touch. The flavor highlights...More

Thank ErinRI
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have frequented this restaurant for over 10 years. Almost every time we’re in the Monterey area, we make a trip here for dinner. We love all the lamb dishes- the coconut curry dish is especially good. And the shahi naan is...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed April 9, 2018

My friend and I go here occasionally for their buffet. It is very small but tasty. The restaurant is clean, has tablecloths, is attractive and a pleasant lunch venue.

Thank Kaufmommy
Reviewed March 27, 2018

My husband and I are vegetarian and this place was our saving grace. We came here for the lunch buffet and we loved everything. They had lots of vegetarian and vegan options for the $10.95 lunch buffet and it was so delicious and the decor...More

Thank Melissa U
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Our favorite Indian restaurant! Everything is delicious and authentic! Staff and service is wonderful!

Thank Christina B
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a good value for money, quick yummy lunch then look no more. I’m a vegetarian and had plenty of choices and my husband really enjoyed the tandoori chicken from the buffet. The staff has been super efficient and really nice. We’ll...More

Thank CloOnTheRoadx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 565 Abrego St, Monterey, CA 93940-3229
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-641-0610
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