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Amber Dhara

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150 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
+1 650-329-9644
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“saag paneer” (4 reviews)
“indian food” (14 reviews)
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Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Visited with group of 10, easily arranged long table by window. Although somewhat limited menu and slightly expensive, expected staples tasty and with ample portions. Sag paneer and butter chicken, for example, excellent. Service attentive, quick, and friendly; and ambiance just fine. Ample parking on...More

Thank travelerSFBayarea
Reviewed February 26, 2018

I went there for a business dinner with Indian colleagues. I was the only non Indian person there. The food was delicious. We ordered a total of about 15 dishes including appetizers to share among 6 of us. Chicken Tika-Masala was delicious. The service was...More

Thank msmxtoo
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great Indian restaurant - really tasty dishes, friendly service and good wine selection. Decor a bit spartan, but enjoyed my dinner!

Thank Somnolet
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Had heard a lot about it but didn't find the food good or authentic. Very average plus the service was real slow.

Thank pratss2014
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

This used to be my favorite place for Indian food in Palo Alto. Granted more than 10 years ago, the place was hot, food was sizzling, and exciting. I should have been suspicious that it's really empty on a weekend night. So service is lackluster,...More

Thank wary_mecki
Reviewed January 24, 2017

I went with a group of friends during lunch. The place is quiet so good place to have a conversation. I could not believe the service! What is wrong with you guys? The place was half empty so way enough time to help. When we...More

Thank CaTraveltheworld
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Love the menu - unique fusion of different culinary traditions of India with a modern twist, not your usual Indian Buffet/North Indian same ole,etc. Lovely decor, rarely loud or too crowded, one of my favorite Indians in the area. (Their Amber India in Mountainview/Palo Alto...More

Thank jtileston
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I had lunch last saturday and food was good but over priced at USD 19 including taxes and they do have authentic cuisine and it is a good place to eat paneer dish and their desert is good although I wish they would add gulab...More

Thank happyleo123
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

I have had very good experience here but lately their standard has gone down. Their signature dishes- rack of lamb and chicken biryani were very average and the murgh malai kebab was stringy and bland. The peshawari naan was like a dessert- very sweet and...More

Thank NChopra55
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Been here twice in a week, for a lunch and dinner. Love the food. They got many diverse plates, all super tasty. Staff is friendly and prompt. Would definitely visit again next time in Palo Alto.

Thank Aram K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
    (High Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are located one block east of the Caltrain statin and local bus depot.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-329-9644
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