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Sartaj India Cafe

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43 Caledonia St, Sausalito, CA 94965-2116
+1 415-332-7103
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Dublin, California
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134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at sartaj multiple times in the past 2.5 years and the food has been consistently good. It's a tiny little cafe which serves home style north Indian food. We have gone for dinners and it has always been crowded. There place is a little messy and the restroom is dirty, but the food is served on clean... More 

Thank Ninaad D
san francisco
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

Who knew you could get dishes with such great street style flavor in Sausalito. Exceedingly friendly staff, great cheap prices, perfect naan, and nice outdoor tables too. They even took care of us very close to closing, thank you very much!

Thank someguyinsf
San Francisco
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148 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

One of the surprises of Marin county is the relative lack of very good Indian food, especially with the generally high quality of almost all cuisines in the area. Sartaj is an exception. The food is excellent, whether you eat in or take out. The Chicken Korma, in particular, is world-class. The décor isn't fancy, so be forewarned. But the... More 

Thank swb_muir_beach
North Carolina
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78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2015

This is a charming little cafe off the main drag in Sausalito. The food choices are adequate and it does not take too long to get your food. If you are living gluten free there are also choices. If you cannot eat potatoes there are also a few dishes. The main problem here is portion size. For each of two... More 

Thank Vegetarian222
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite in the afternoon. Chicken tikka masala with rice and samosas. This is another place highly recommended by locals. Apparently there are quite a few that eat here at least once a week. It is a small diner style place with not much atmosphere. We grabbed a table on the sidewalk and savoured the... More 

Thank CooknTrip
Sausalito, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

Sartaj is a family-run business with homemade Indian food. They have a big menu for accommodating multiple tastes--spicy to mild, meat to vegetarian or vegan. Prices are reasonable. In addition to excellent food offered at a low price, the owners are welcoming and create a relaxed, friendly environment. I appreciate that it's always quiet enough to have a conversation and... More 

Thank Rhymetime
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I are from Punjab, India, and live in San Francisco. Many weekends on our way home from the weekend place we stop at this cafe and take several items home to enjoy that night and the next. We usually get a chicken curry or tikka masala, lamb curry, saag paneer, daal, and rice. We've never had a... More 

Thank pnjaban
Toronto, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2015

the smell as we walked past was so enticing that insisted on returning the next day. We ate here almost every day of our vacation and were never disappointed. It is clearly well loved by locals who appear to patronize frequently. It is a hidden he and totally worth going at least once. We did not try the meat based... More 

Thank Rebecca N
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2014

I recently went to this location for their "Thanksgiving Celebration." I was able to try their rice, chicken tikka masala, goat, samosas, and their fried vegetables. It was all delicious! The atmosphere was very friendly, too!

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92 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This is a favorite spot for my husband and me. We are from Punjab, and we pick up food to go here on our way back from the coast to SF some weekends. Run by a Sikh family and with soothing religious music playing rather than Bollywood rubbish, this is a tranquil and authentic spot. Good value, limited menu of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Caledonia St, Sausalito, CA 94965-2116
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Sausalito
  • Phone Number: +1 415-332-7103

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