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Darbar Indian Cuisine

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129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
+1 650-321-6688
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“paneer” (3 reviews)
“decent lunch” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We took a few friends visiting from Washington DC to Darbar since they wanted to have North Indian Food. We were very fortunate to get free street parking right outside the restaurant. Parking around the vicinity of University avenue in Palo Alto can be a...More

Thank Qualitypro3336
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This place offers really good Indian food. But the inside of the restaurant is very basic and not too comfortable. Basic tables and chairs. Also, looks a little dated.

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Nice food and service. Easy reservation. Covers all dishes of indian cuisine very well. Parking might me issue as it's on main palo alto street.

Thank Anissha14
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We used to go to Darbar quite often few years back and just went as a pilgrimage. The quality is still there. Definitely recommanded if in the Palo Alto / Stanford neighborhood.

Thank Laurent D
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Had the Tikka Masalla and Butter Chicken as well as some other entrees and everything was excellent. Food was hot and did not wait long to get food . Garlic Naan was awesome and price was mid range. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank James C
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I had the lunch buffet a couple days ago and I tried rice with raita along with paneer and the rice pudding. The dishes I tried were good and it is an authentic indian restaurant. They should try to serve some form of paneer dish...More

Thank happyleo123
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Decent quality lunch buffet. Despite all the dishes having a distinct lack of depth of flavor and definitely missing any spice, the dishes are clean and have good ingredients. for Palo Alto it's a good, cheap option.

Thank R H
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Very comfortable surroundings, very friendly staff, delicious food.Easily recommend this place ot anyone looking for good Indian in the area.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

As good if not better than any chicken tikka marsala that I've on the east coast. Great prices, too.

Thank pajato1
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I go here once in awhile, this restaurant is situated downtown on University Avenue and is always busy. The wait time is minimal; no more than 5-10 minutes every time I've gone for lunch or dinner. The staff is considerate and friendly, and the restaurant...More

Thank jennikayzee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-321-6688
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