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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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APPETIZERS‏
Vegetarian Samosa Plate
Lightly fried, rice flour pastry stuffed w/ spiced potatoes, fresh green peas & cilantro, served on homemade yogurt, tamarind sauce, fresh mango puree & a dash of fresh chutney
$4.95
Rock Shrimp in Fresh Chutney
Fresh rock shrimp cooked lightly in olive oil & fresh chutney made from cilantro, basil mint, garlic, ginger & an assortment of spices
$9.95
Blackened Jumbo Prawns
Humongous jumbo‏ prawns dry marinated in our cajun style blackened spices & grilled to perfection. Served w/ a ginger, mint-jam & grand marnier sauce
$10.95
Lightly Curried button Mushrooms
Button mushrooms simmered in a very light, mild curry reduction
$8.95
Soup Du Jour
Our soups, made fresh every day, will always be 100% vegetarian. It is served w/ a homemade paratha (north Indian leavened wheat bread) & an assortment of homemade chutney
$5.50
SALAD
Baby Romaine Salad
Baby romaine lettuce, fresh roma tomatoes, crumbled goat cheese tossed lightly in our homemade vinaigrette
$4.95
Baby Spinach w / Jumbo Prawns
Baby spinach tossed lightly in basil, mint & cilantro chutney served w/ blackened jumbo prawns
$12.95
Jerk Chicken Salad
Baby romaine lettuce, topped w/ marinated jamaican jerk chicken breast tender, crumbled goat cheese & roma tomatoes
$10.95
PUNJAB CROSSING THE BORDER‏
Perhaps our most popular dishes are the Punjabi enchilada, a concept that was created right here in the kitchen Avatar's what business does Indian food have meddling w/ traditional Hispanic fare. Find out for yourself
Enchilada are made using corn tortillas, lightly sprinkled w/ jack & cheddar cheese, homemade curried enchilada sauce, yogurt & tamarind sauces, served w/ a bed of fluffy saffron basmati rice & fresh green peas. Choose of the following & feel free to express your creativity by design your own
Seasonal Mixed Vegetables
$11.95
Chicken Breast Tender
$11.95
Lean Ground Lamb
$11.95
Lean Ground Beef
$11.95
Smoked Eggplant
$12.95
Curried Sweet Potato
$12.95
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
$12.95
Curried Rock Shrimp
$13.95
PUNJABI TOSTADAS
Tostada toppings are served on mini paratahs along w/ your favorite fresh chutney topped w/ cheddar & jerk cheese, yogurt & tamarind sauces. Their small size make them more appropriate as a lunch item or a light dinner
Seasonal Mixed Vegetables
$8.95
Chicken Breast Tender
$8.95
Lean Ground Lamb
$8.95
Lean Ground Beef
$8.95
Smoked Eggplant
$8.95
Fresh Mixed Seafood
$9.95
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
$9.95
The Kama Sutra
$14.95
PUNJAB ON THE GONDOLA‏
From the gondolas of Venice to the five rivers of Punjab, both worlds collied here in Avatar's kitchen
Smoked Eggplant Prawns
Fresh spinach fettucine cooked in the mild tomato & curry reduction topped w/ jumbo prawns fused w/ smoked eggplant
$14.95
Rose Mango Dreams
Ravioli stuffed w/ spinach, porcini mushrooms, & ricotta cheese in a mango & rose petal alfredo sauce
$12.95
Seasonal Mixed Vegetables
Fresh seasonal vegetables tossed olive oil, garlic, ginger & light tomato & curry reduction served over our spinach fettucine
$12.95
With curried chicken $+13.95
TRADITIONAL INDIAN CURRIES
Nothing beats the long, single grain, basmati variety of rice. Its airy, fluffy texture compliments the flavorful food that rests upon it. Our basmati rice is flavored w/ spinach saffron & cooked w/ golden raisins. Again feel free to be creative & design your own bed of basmati
Seasonal Mixed Vegetables w/ Tofu Chicken Breast Tender
$11.95
Lean Ground Lamb Basmati Trio (Vegetable, Chicken, Lamb)
$12.95
Daal Curry
Generous bowl of fresh spiced Indian lentils served w/ basmati rice
$10.95
OTHER CORNER OF THE EARTH‏
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
This recipe come straight from montego bay, chicken breast tender marinated in authentic jamaican jerk sauce, served w/ basmati rice & fresh grilled vegetables
$14.95
Yogurt Marinated Chicken
The process of marinating fine meats in yogurt in native to the fertile crescent, where all foods cultivating technology was born, Our homemade yogurt marinated chicken breast is served w/ basmati rice & fresh grilled vegetables & topped w/ a cashew mango puree
$14.95
SIDES
Paratha
$2.50
Papdom
$1.50
Chutney
$1.00
Yogurt & Tamarind Sauce
$3.50
Basmati Rice
Small $3.50
Large $5.50
CHILDREN'S‏
Grilled Cheese
$6.50
Turkey Sandwich
$6.95
B.l.t
$7.95
Club Sandwich
$8.95
Hamburger
$6.50
With cheese $7.95
Fresh Fries
$3.00
BEVERAGES
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water
Flavored Sprinkling Water
Soda Pop (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite)
Specialty Pop
Cream soda, root beer, ginger beer
Wide variety of microbrewed domestic & exotic international beers
Masala Chaas
Masala chaas is a specialty yogurt smoothies native to Punjab. It is made w/ homemade yogurt, diluted w/ sparkling water & a mixture of cooked & crushed cumin seeds, green chillies, minced ginger salt & black peppers
$3.50
Lassi
Lassi is‏ a yogurt based drink, but made sweet instead of savory. Try either fresh mango or rose petal flavor
$3.50
Mango Milk Shake
Fresh mangoes, vanilla ice cream & milk
$3.50
Masala Chai
Chai is the traditional Indian milk based Darjeeling tea. It is made w/ a variety of spices such as star anise, cloves, & cardamom, to name but a few
$2.50
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Reviewed March 9, 2020

My husband and I had a wonderful meal and interaction with the owner (who is full of personality and fun!). We are telling all our friends to eat here!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed November 27, 2019 via mobile

So delicious! Mexican Indian fusion. The owner is awesome and just asked about dietary restrictions and what we liked before bringing a delicious meal. Enchiladas with a mole Indian sauce and a beautiful prawn dish.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

What a wonderful weekend lunch we had. When we told the owner, Ashok, that we had three vegans in the party, he took our menus away and had his kitchen staff prepare a custom spread of dishes. The smells, textures, tastes were all different. It...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2019 via mobile

The host is charming and knowledgeable; the food is well prepared and delicious. The menu is less traditional Indian fare and more of an eclectic fusion of Asian themed items, ranging between traditional Indian to non-Indian. To be fair, this what the restaurant description implies....More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

This is definitely the most unique and best tasting Indian food I've had. The influence of Mexican cuisine just takes it a step further. Our server (maybe the owner?) was hilarious and led us down a great path of interesting food selections. The store front...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

My wife and four kids dropped by here for lunch after touring Muir Woods. My wife and I love Indian food but it was a first for our kids. The owner waited on our table and basically asked what type of foods the kids did...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere Great food - if you are vegan; vegetarian, only eat fish they have it. Friendly staff; courteous, they make you feel welcome. Food is amazing, great taste. Please try it

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

Went a few days ago & had an appetizer and couple main dishes recommended by owner as we are vegetarians. Everything was delicious and cooked to perfection. Restaurant is small, inviting & definitely clean! Food is authentically cooked by both men and couple of Indian...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

I was hesitant about coming here but I’m so glad I did. The eclectic menu of Indian/Mexican fusion was a great idea. I got enchiladas seasoned with Indian spices. It was delicious. The owner was extremely friendly and hospitable. It’s a small place only a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

They serve good Indian fusion food. The food is not unhealthy too. The food is served with warmth and one feels at ease. I loved their parathas and saag. They have this restaurant for the last 30 years and doing great I think.

Date of visit: April 2019
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