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Amber

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
SoMa
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25 Yerba Buena Ln, San Francisco, CA 94103-3183 (4th & Market)
+1 415-777-0500
Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has amazing Indian food. Great service. A little pricey but worth it. The chaat was awesome.

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Thank bigbang17
Los Angeles, CA
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great experience if you are staying in DTSF. Food is great. Staff is attentive. The bar has a great happy hour menu as well.

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New Delhi, India
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is really good but slightly expensive. The staff is very nice and friendly. We arrived when it was almost the closing time but they didn't turn us down. They are really quick. We ordered and the food was on our table in 10 minutes. The place is small and cosy and we had a really nice time. Good... More 

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Thank JainShipra
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68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really did not expect what I got. Great smell when I entered the restaurant. Nice location which much smaller than it was at the end. But still feels cosy because of the way it is build. You sit a little bit low for my feeling on the sofas. Food was very good although we only had a little bit.... More 

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Caledon, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent, as was the service. Great ambiance and very reasonably priced. We try to go on every trip to San Fran, easy walk from the St. Francis where we usually stay. Go, you won't be disappointed!

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Thank Tom J
Doha, Qatar
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointing, rude manager and stuff , very very bad service , racist ,the worst experience ever on my life , save your time to enjoy anther restaurant better than this

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Thank layla111111
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and a nice buzzy ambience. We ate here on a Saturday night and had booked fortunately because it was very busy. No problem though - the food and service were excellent. Highly recommend it but be aware that the meals are pretty spicy!

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Thank stevelisas2016
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the worst experience in this restaurant. The manager was so rude and racist and he judged is based on our country. My first card was declined but my brother's card worked. Then I gave the server another card and he charged the whole amount on my card. I wanted to speak with the manager and when he came... More 

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Thank Maram A
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not knowing much about Indian Food, we were following the recommendation of the concierge at the Marriot Marque located around the corner from the Amber who said this was one of the best Indian restaurants in the city. We have never had so many unique, intoxicating flavors and aromas in one meal. Every appetizer and entree we experienced was unbelievably... More 

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Thank Dianne S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was here for one night and had an outstanding meal. We had wonderful service. I will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $100
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Yerba Buena Ln, San Francisco, CA 94103-3183
    (4th & Market)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-777-0500
Description
Amber India Restaurant embodies the spirit and essence of fine Indian cuisine. Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, Amber India Restaurant takes Indian cuisine to a new culinary level, while still holding true to its traditional nuances. Much like the ambiance within the restaurant, Amber India’s cuisine is a mix of modern style with traditional roots. The delectable cuisine, the well paired wines, and the exotic cocktails are sure to indulge anyone’s senses. The split-level three-story restaurant can easily accommodate 140 people, with a private dining room in the back for up to 25 people. With its vaulted ceilings, stylish décor, and a constant LED light show behind the bar, Amber India Restaurant is truly a feast for both the mouth as well as the eyes.

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Staying in SoMa

Neighborhood Profile
SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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