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Avatar Indian Grill

1568 Constitution Blvd, Salinas, CA 93905-3803
+1 831-443-2156
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1568 Constitution Blvd, Salinas, CA 93905-3803
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

I eat here regularly for lunch. The buffet has quite a selection, also great for vegetarians/vegans. Typical for indian food it is very tasty. Over the years, the prices have crept up slowly. Oh well, I think it is the only Indian in Salinas so...More

Thank Mister_Knox
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Just tried this great little reastaurant for the lunch buffet. The food is excellent, just the right spice level, and delicious. There’s a decent selection of chicken and vegetarian dishes with salad, naan and rice pudding. Very pleasant, open dining room with nice light and...More

Thank DocSavage_007
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I was looking for a place for lunch between meetings and found this place. Excellent authentic Indian food. A nice buffet with a good selection. It's comfortable, clean, and I received good service.

2  Thank JonSCalifornia
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, prepared with fresh ingredients. Authentic flavors and generous portions. We have also come here for the lunch buffet and they offer a wonderful selection of vegetarian and nonvegetarian items. The food here is delicious and reasonably priced. We would recommend it

2  Thank Dianna430
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Very authentic place in nice architecture mall with mixed use stores and apartments upstairs. We went with my wife and teen grandson and other couple from where we drive up from Ventura to spend two days Monterey area. We were in Silenus to spend night...More

2  Thank kayakPhil
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Avatar is all about the food. The decor is nice but simple. Go for the very nice Indian dishes. The portions are very good. The tandoori cooked Basa was excellent. They even had Sula and Indian wine. I have eaten a lot on India food...More

1  Thank MRY_USTraveler
Reviewed May 7, 2017

As in the case of Salinas' first authentic Thai restaurant, which opened around the same time, there were skeptics who thought that there would never be Indian food in Salinas, that the city had no interest in such things. People also once scoffed at the...More

Thank turftrekker
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the tandoori chicken, vegetable curry, butter chicken and coconut rice. Coconut rice is a must try! One of the best Indian meals I have had.

Thank 841oswaldy
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Very good vindaloo and butter chicken. Very good vindaloo and butter chicken. Very good vindaloo and butter chicken..

1  Thank Anne P
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Avatar is awesome. I usually go there for lunch for the buffet-the food is ready so it is great if you don't have much time. I love that they have vegan and vegetarian options. I try something new each time and it is all good....More

1  Thank navari2046
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1568 Constitution Blvd, Salinas, CA 93905-3803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-443-2156
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