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Ambrosia India Bistro

6006 La Madrona Dr, Suite D, Scotts Valley, CA 95060-1052
+1 831-713-5594
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“naan” (3 reviews)
“indian food” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6006 La Madrona Dr, Suite D, Scotts Valley, CA 95060-1052
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical Indian buffet. We've been here several times and the dishes change but everything is good. Average taste, not exceptional, but good. One thing however, that has turned me off is, if you come in after two o'clock they warn you that they close at...More

Thank VictoriaPics
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The positives were Tandoori Salmon and Aloo Gobi along with Garlic and Basil Naan. Nice atmosphere and pleasant service. The Avocado Chaat was a tasteless bunch of sauce. Could not taste the any Avocado. The other negative was the insistence we order rice. We had...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buffet was just excellent, happy atmosphere although the servers seemed to be having a bad day. An excellent value for incredible food.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed May 9, 2018

i brought a group of 10 to this restaurant the other night -- we had a wide range of experience with indian food (from a couple who'd never had it to those who regularly eat indian). two of our party had only had negative experiences...More

1  Thank markoestreicher
Reviewed March 28, 2018

The food is great. I think this one is better than it's sister restaurant in Aptos. Pleasant environment, not noisy, reasonably good service, pleasant servers and clean. I come here for the lunch buffet. Delicious.

Thank localyokel219
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Yes, the best place for Indian cuisine in the Santa Cruz area! Great selection, not too spicy. Chai, however, was not included in the price for the Lunch buffet. Pleasant atmosphere and very clean place. Very clean location

Thank ahutif
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

For whatever reason it isn't easy to find an agreeable Indian food in Santa Cruz or in its neighborhood. Almost by accident found Ambrosia - a very good find. Nicely prepared and plentiful meat, good selection, and even vegan menu (not my thing, I afraid)....More

Thank World_in_a_Palm
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent; allow 25 mins for tandoor chicken, aloo gobi and veggie vandaloo was a bit spicy. Superior customer service. Recommend making a reservation to guarantee a table.

Thank CDNTraveler2013
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Been here few time and they have the best Indian food in and around Santa Cruz. Both the Veg and Non-Veg items are delicious. The service is pretty good as well. I recommend this place to my friends and they loved it as well.

Thank TRamesh
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Went to a Lunch Buffet. Food and selections are average. Interior and ambiance is not of typically ethnic Indian style. Service was impersonal

Thank MorrisCountyGourmand
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $34
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 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: 6006 La Madrona Dr, Suite D, Scotts Valley, CA 95060-1052
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Scotts Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-713-5594
  • E-mail
Best & authentic north Indian cuisine of the county. Food Presented my world class chef Flavorful food made with fresh ingredients. Buffet (Lunch) and dinner A la carte. Extensive wine menu We are specialized in house gathering small parties to corporate event parties. Awarded by local communities. Conveniently located right by Highway 1 and Mt. Hermon Road.
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