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Natraj's Indian Bistro

22205 El Paseo, Suite A, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5817
+1 949-858-0581
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“garlic naan” (4 reviews)
“vindaloo” (3 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22205 El Paseo, Suite A, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5817
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Excellent food, a bit higher than average on the heat of the spiciness. Nice ambience with patio option.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I will not pretend I'm a connoisseur of Indian cuisine, but I have a couple of Indian friends who agree that the food here is great. The Bagain Bharta is my favorite. They always get the spice level right. Even my picky boyfriend likes this...More

Thank tigger949
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Ended the week with dinner at this local spot. Coconut shrimp for the boys and lamb vindaloo and chicken tikka masala for the misses and me. Vindaloo was hot! So delicious. Great to sit outside and enjoy dinner even if the view is the parking...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

For food quality Natraj is 5 star. For value, they get 3 stars. As always, the lunch buffet is the best way to experience the food they have to offer at a good value.

Thank navybrat1of4
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent, I had the lamb chops. I'm only giving a 3 star because the service we received from our waiter was terrible. It was obvious discrimination.

Thank Lori D
Reviewed November 5, 2016

We came her on a Sunday and were at the tail end of their brunch time. This is a perfect way to experience the flavors and variety of Indian Cuisine. The brunch comes with champagne and delicious naan bread! I'd give it 4 stars but...More

Thank GingersReview
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We come here often and are always so pleased. The food is delicious and the service excellent. It seems like fine dining atmosphere but prices are quite affordable. The lunch buffet is most excellent!

Thank certainpeace
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Having only recently returned from England, my palette is well versed in Indian cuisine. Chicken tikka was marvelous, chili naan was amazing, and the vindaloo was so spicy! Thank you for a delightful evening!

Thank Lobsterollsforever
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very good Indian food! My whole family loves Natraj food, whether we eat there or place our order for take-out!

Thank D7622OMstephanieh
Reviewed July 7, 2016

This restaurant is located near Kohl's and Bed Bath and Beyond in Rancho Santa Margarita. It is the best Indian restaurant I found in the area that is quite comparable to one of my favorites in the LA area. Portions are plenty enough for two...More

Thank Iryn S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22205 El Paseo, Suite A, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5817
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Phone Number: +1 949-858-0581
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