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Mantra Indian Cuisine

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27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
951-506-1800
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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OMAHA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was craving 'INDIAN' and this was the most highly rated place closest to Sun City, CA where I was visiting my Mother. The buffet is just the only way to experience so many flavors and get to not be forced to fill up on just one or two dishes and Mantra kills it. For 9.82 including tax, and great quality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have an awesome lunch buffet, if you want to go in and test out what you like. Food is always fresh and great tasting with a nice variety on the buffet. Cannot go wrong here. Can get quite busy at lunch time.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Mantra, many times, mostly for lunch. Each of the many items in the buffet lunch is well prepared and lets you taste about 12 different Indian dishes. The price of $9.99 is very reasonable for what you get. The waiters are excellent and serve with a smile. The decor is nice and it is clean and well... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Authentic Indian served to the level of spiciness requested. All the traditional flavors and combinations. The spicy masala tastes like bhuna masala, very flavorful. If only the beer menu were provided, maybe 5 stars. I asked for a beer menu, but none was provided.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Obviously, everyone goes here for the lunch buffet. No menu was offered. Staff is friendly and efficient. Buffet dishes contained a variety of typical faire, vegetarian and chicken, also salad. Nothing was overly spicy, so is suitable for all. At $8.99 including breads, a great deal.

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Fortaleza, CE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Normally I put the conclusion of my visit in the final phrase but for this one I am making the exception. This was an exceptional meal with traditional taste of India! This was my first time in Temecula and while looking on internet for some good places to eat my eye fell on Mantra. Good reviews but you never know.... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The food is fantastic, the staff is great and the price is excellent! It's my favorite Indian restaurant in that region. Authentic (and very nice!) staff serves authentic Indian food always with attention and sympathy. The lunch buffet is delicious, the best cost-benefit for Indian food!

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Tried this restaurant based on reviews here and we were not disappointed. Quiet on a Monday night, very quickly seated and drinks order taken. We ordered chicken tikka Marsala and Lamb Korma with sides of rice and naan, spice level six. The food came quickly and was excellent, more rice was brought without asking and every server was polite and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Love the food here Always clean and great service It's usually busy, with people from every culture dining here What a great find in Temecula

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

this is one of the best Indian food in town the lunch buffet is great all you can eat and many choices they have a salad and desert bar as well to enhance the selection naan bread is always fresh and the buffet changes it is not the same every day so don't be disappointed when you don't find your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: 951-506-1800

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