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Gate of India - CLOSED


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Samosas Vegetable Or Meat Or Chicken
crispy patties mixed with vegetable or meat
Onion Bhaji
deep fried crispy onion balls
Bhel Puri Or Dahe Puri (top Of The World)
crispy garbanzo noodles, potato, onion, lemon, cilantro with sweet tangy marinara sauce
Mix Grill Appetizer
creamy garbanzo dip with slice dressing. served with meat or papadam
Mixed Grill Combo
Chicken Tikka
Lamb Tikka- Boti Kabob
Ginger Chicken
Tandoori Chicken
All Our Breads Are Freshly Baked In Our Oven. Also Good As Appetizers
Nan- Indian Bread
a very popular indian bread, freshly baked in our oven medium and well done
Nan- Parmesan Or Chilli Or Pepper Or Oregano Spinach Or Sesame Seed, Poppy Seed Nan
Garlic Nan
a very popular indian bread, freshly baked in oven, medium and well done
Onion Bread, Onion Nan
stuffed with chopped onion, cilantro and mild spices
Cheese Nan
stuffed with mozzarella cheese then baked
Long Grained Indian Basmati Rice Cooked With Meat Or Vegetable
Pillau Rice
highly aromatic saffron rice
Steamed Rice
plain boiled rice
Peas Pilau Rice- Yellow
Mixed Vegetables & Egg Pilau Rice
Chicken Biryani
chicken cooked with aromatic rice, saffron, raisins, almonds, garnish with crispy onions flakes
Mango Chutney
Mango Pickle Or Lime (spice)
Fresh Onion Chutney
chopped onion, cucumber, tomato, cilantro & vinegar
Mint, Tamarind Chutney
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Reviewed August 4, 2015

I love my Indian Food, and when we are in SM, we do tend to have a meal here, if we are in a curry mood. The food is reasonably priced, the clientele "Interesting" - movie moguls with their "Nephews", former Diva's with their "Nephews"....More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank George H
Reviewed April 12, 2014

I am a foodie... and Indian is one of my very favorites. When I found this place years ago, although it was 5 hours from my home, I made it a point to eat where whenever I was near (and force my friends and family...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Ashley P
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Visited in new years eve, around 9pm. The ambience is quite basic but welcoming. We were seated and served quickly. The food arrived even quicker, too quick to have been cooked to order. Nevertheless it tasted good, just wasn't top quality. Overall we had a...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank DazRoss
Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

Worst indian food till now....... we have ordered chicken tikka masala nd tandoori mix grill...... it was horrible...... nd we have to order rice separate....... that was helerious.......

Thank Maandeep G
Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

I was excited for some good Indian food but when I walked in and saw we were the only people on a weekend night. The decor was nice but the service terrible. The food was over priced, small portions and limited drink menu. Do not...More

Thank AngieG_12
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stumbled upon this restaurant by chance. So glad we did! While the service isn't 5 star it certainly wasn't poor. We are over here on holidays from Australia, and being the first Indian restaurant we've visited over here, we're not sure if it is usually...More

Date of visit: November 2013
Thank babyelle2000
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Never been to an Indian restaurant that doesn't include the rice with the entree AND serves minute rice instead of Basmati rice when it IS ordered! Each of our three entrees was skimpy. Service wasn't good. This made for the feeling of being ripped off.

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank JBMfl
Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

What can I say: we only ate there because there was a 45 minute wait at every other restaurant in Santa Monica. The food was overpriced and very skimpy. The service was non existent. We had to ask for rice ( not included) And on...More

Date of visit: August 2013
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

This place is horrible. It demonstrates what happens when greed overcomes skill in the restaurant business. The portions are insultingly small, about the size of your palm. The rice is, too. We ordered chicken curry, vegetable curry and naan. Our friends ordered lamb curry and...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank miklep
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Classy for an indian restaurant; fairly priced and great authentic indian food. It's been there for at least the 12 or so years I've been visiting Santa Monica and I return to eat there every time!

Date of visit: June 2013
Thank damianp17
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