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Kabab & Currys

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1498 Isabella St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4637
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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New Jersey
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254 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome for all its non veg items All preparations have minimum level of oil in it and its just delicious No specific dish but try all its worth the money

Thank Sanjeev_Sharma
Santa Clara, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I usually order biryani and one other side dish (leg or breast) here. It is "usually" sufficient for two people. There is only one/two instances where I was able to finish full plater of biryani by myself( too much quantity). Back in 2007 when I first tried this place, biryani was in short supply and often would run out of... More 

Thank VJ V
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Not much to look at inside, but you'll see the long line for to-go good-- there's always a wait, and once you taste the food, you'll know why. The Palak Paneer is always excellent, queema naan is great, choley is delicious, anything lamb. Even the naan is great. All of the food has great spicy flavors. Give yourself enough time... More 

Thank WaveMachine
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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136 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Tried this one for the second time. If you are in a mood for some tasty kabab and Biriyani, this is the place. Didn't like the ambiance and sitting arrangement. Observed that there is a series of parcels to go. That's the best option I think. We tried Boti kabab, Sheekh Kabab and Lamb Stew this time. They were good.

Thank HKBangalore
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Amazing biryani! Chicken kadai, Chicken/paneer tikka masala and palak paneer are really good. The Naan is really the best! The ambiance is not great but food is tasty as hell!.

Thank Hemanth B
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

This is the kind of restaurant that is frequented by traditional Indians and Pakistanis. The food is quite authentic and tasty. I enjoyed the Lamb Biryani although be aware that it contained several bones. The Tandoori Chicken was very tasty and tender. And the Mango Iassi (yoghurt shake) was excellent. The pricing for all items was very reasonable. However, I'm... More 

Thank Peter S
San Francisco
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

I have been to this place twice. I must say that the dishes taste quite authentic (good gravy flavor for meat dishes). We ordered Butter chicken and Chicken Korma. The Chicken korma was absolutely delicious. The butter chicken was also quite tasty. In the past we have ordered Tandoori shrimp and found the dish to be well seasoned. I would... More 

Thank Funtravels13
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This restaurant has some exceptionally delicious non-veg curries & tandoor items. We luved the Kadhai Chicken here. Lamb stew was not for my taste - may be some people may like it. All this is waste as the service here is pathetic & you have to wait so much time to even place the order. In short, do take parcels... More 

Thank AkulAgrawal
San Jose, California
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171 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Had heard of this place from a number of people and so gave it a try. Came out with mixed opinion. Their tandoori chicken is very good - a very heady mix of marination, tenderness and juiciness. This item is strongly recommended. The lamb biryani was however a letdown for us. We were given to understand that this is one... More 

Thank Sandy D
Apache Junction, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

A friend told me I needed to stop here. Great choice. The food is amazing. I try different things each time and you really can't go wrong here. The Lamb Korma was great. Be sure to get a garlic naan to go with it.

Thank Nick S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Halal, Pakistani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1498 Isabella St, Santa Clara, CA 95050-4637
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: 408-247-0745

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?