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5210 Prospect Rd, San Jose, CA 95129-5018 (Saratoga Ave)
408-973-9673
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Jose, California
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My tandoori chicken was dry and tasteless; my friend was discouraged from ordering the dish she had chosen by the server as it was "too spicy." She didn't like the recommended dish either. Service was attentive, but I don't think we will return.

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Thank AG2_12
LOS ALTOS
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Authentic Indian flavors, shrimp size is small. Chicken dish is good. All portions are small. Orange flavor ice cream is good.

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Thank LenaCDoll
San Jose, California
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I don't know what Mynt is like at dinner, but the lunch buffet is hit and miss, with more hits than misses. Some items were very good, while others were just ok. A group of 12 from work arrived about 12:15 on Tuesday and were seated almost immediately, despite not calling ahead. They seem to expect business groups around lunch... More 

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Thank James T
Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Went for a work dinner. Tandoori chicken some of the best that i have had, as well as the regular naan and naan stuffed with potatoes.

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Thank rebecca d
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Always enjoy this place - I like to get there at 5:30 before the crowds - great seating and staff always friendly.

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Thank Jeffc5
Los Altos, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

While there are fancier Indian restaurants, this is my favorite. Eating there is a very pleasant, quiet experience. But, most often I go there for takeaway. All my Indian friends love the place. My favorites are the lamb vindaloo, butter chicken and samosas.

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Thank CJS1950
Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The lunch buffet was priced at the usual $13.99 with a large variety of tasty, meatless dishes. There were also many meat dishes. The spices were however, toned down. The place was surprisingly quiet even though it was half full.

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Thank Shyam S
San Jose
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Typical Indian buffet. Food was good. The Naan was warm and chewy. Nice ambiance. Parking is very limited though. I wish they would post what the food at the buffet is however. They listed the names of the dishes, but I had no idea what some of the things were. Cost of the lunch buffet was $15. I would go... More 

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Thank Mermaid51061
Saratoga, California, United States
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our go-to Indian restaurant. Not the cheapest, but the vest value around. Very good Indian food in a nice setting. Butter chicken is great as is the sea bass. The only issue is a small parking lot. Have come back time and again.

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Thank Ken W
Austin, Texas
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

During my last visit at Mynt I ordered Rogan Josh (Kashmiri Lamb) extra spicy, naan and the Goan Okra Shrimp Curry. The shrimp curry was my favorite - it was mouthwatering. And the lamb was excellent, too. The bread came from their tandoor oven, which makes for authentic taste and texture. We'll be back.

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Thank Steve S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5210 Prospect Rd, San Jose, CA 95129-5018
    (Saratoga Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-973-9673

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?