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288 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1204
+1 650-960-1000
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Dec 3, 2017
“Buffet Lunch”
Sep 18, 2017
“Good Food, Slow Service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
288 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1204
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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

So excited to enjoy the great taste of Buffet Lunch in this Restaurant call Mantra Indian Food! There are many dishes with any level of curry you can taste it! Great lunch and price reasonable! Check this out!

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

2 couples and 1 toddler sit down to eat on a relatively quiet evening. 15 minutes later and our waiter hadn't made an appearance yet to either offer us menus or to take our drink orders. When the food finally arrived, it was quite good...More

Thank NavyJAG
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Nice menu, great food and ambiance. Service can improve though. Location is great. Seems like they have good buffet for lunch

Thank Traveller_mastana
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

I ate at the four Indian restaurants on Castro, for this review. I tried the lunch buffets during the weekdays and on the weekend over an eight day period. I even ate twice at two of the restaurants, for a total of six times. This...More

Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed February 2, 2017

I loved everything about this meal. The vegetables were crisp and perfectly seasoned, the shrimp was enormous, fresh, precisely cooked and generous. The wine selection was lovely and the wheat bread was light and heavenly. The only suggestion I made was to tell the chef...More

Thank Kac Y
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Lunch group visit. We did have a reservation, and they had plenty of space for more people. Decent selection of Indian dishes, buffet style. Vegetarian, chicken, egg, and sweets. The Indians in our group said the food was very good and that they would visit...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely terrible food and lousy service ! What a mistake to go there and some greasy fake Indian food. Visit Sakoon on opposite side ... Zillion times better

Thank Kash8813
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Groupon introduced us to this restaurant. Excellent deals for dinner. Food turned out to be much better than average. Nice ambience and good customer service, but there is no white noise and acoustics need some improvement. We have been loyal customers since 2 years but...More

Thank Poonam B
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for Indian buffet & stumbled onto this place on the way to some other Indian restaurant on Castro st in mountain view. The decor was pretty fancy but full of lunch crowd so we decided to give a try. And it was...More

Thank Minnie Y
Reviewed March 21, 2016

I went here on Friday for Lunch buffet. The place was quite busy, so I could understand its an quite a popular place. The ambience is good, I heard the place was recently renovated. Well the food, the spread was good, and food looked delicious....More

Thank Dhananjay P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20 - $30
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-960-1000
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Located in the heart of downtown mountain view, Mantra India is one of the finest Indian restaurants bringing the true taste of home cooking to your table. We serve North & South Indian delicacies and have a full bar offering a wide selection of wines, liquors and hand crafted cocktails. Mantra isn’t just a restaurant, it’s a way of life. Our back to basics approach to cooking has been used in Indian homes over generations with farm fresh food, subtle flavors and no artificial flavors and additives; A little more effort for the chefs results in delicious dishes for you. With over 70 specially prepared mouthwatering dishes everyday, you are most certainly spoilt for choice. A full service bar, an elaborate brunch every day of the week, happy hour specials, and our focus on food, presentation and service will keep you coming back for more!A relaxing, warm and receptive atmosphere that is perfect for couples, families and large groups, makes Mantra India the perfect choice for very
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