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Tamira Restaurant

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1027 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
+1 805-965-7555
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 24 min
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1027 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a lunch buffet - all you can eat for 10 dollars! We were expecting sub par food and service but it was tasty and enough options for us. Good little find.

Thank ChrisJK101
Reviewed May 31, 2018

First of all, if you are Indian, one knows the difference between mediocre food and the rest. This place had a good location, perhaps that's the ONLY reason why people step in, other then that I didn't find any reason to dine there. Their starters...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Tamira will provide you with a pretty good sampling of Indian flavours, especially in a small city with a very small Indian population. If you are from India or from a city with a larger Indian presence, you may be a little disappointed. Our experience...More

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

I eat Indian food a lot and I was worried that Tamira would not meet my expectations but boy was I wrong. After looking at the lunch buffet we opted to order off the menu because the vegetarian options didn’t look too appealing. We ordered...More

Thank vegout2
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

I went with my family (4) and had chicken korma and chicken tika masala as well as 2 vegetarian dushes Baingan bartha and Malau Kofta. All 4 dishes were outstanding. One of the best indian meals we had in a very long time.

Thank Pau P
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

The food was great here with a solid 9.95 buffet option. The people were so welcoming and warm. The food was so good I would come everyday if I could. The restaurant was in a great facility and one thing I liked in specific is...More

Thank Sidarth G
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We eat here frequently and are always greeted by the owner, Remi. We enjoy the food and the complex spices. Their nan bread is wonderful. Recommend highly

Thank jls162016
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Tasty vegetarian Indian food , personally monitored by the owners , great ambience , great service , food was fresh and so were the breads..very centrally located restaurant .. the food did not have a typical creamy flavour but was prepared very fresh.. Loved the...More

Thank Shalini C
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Came for a late lunch buffet. The staff was pretty kind and the place was very clean. There wasn't a wide range of options in the buffet, however the food quality was over the average (neither too salty nor too spicy at all). Tried the...More

Thank Fer_SD
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Walked in for a quick bite while shopping on State Street. The tables could have been cleaner and the wait staff are pleasant but kind of distant. Nothing was out of line, but most were fake-friendly and somewhat robotic. One server was happy, smiling, accommodating...More

Thank Kac Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1027 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-965-7555
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