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PRICE RANGE
$8 - $15
CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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APPETIZERS & SALAD
Salad with Roasted Vegetables
Lettuce tossed in a spiced herb vinaigrette, with glazed carrots, golden beets, crispy garbanzos, chhena cheese, shallots and eggplant raita. Can be made vegan on request.
10.5
Seared Shrimp
Shrimp, garlic, ginger, mango-pickle tartar. Gluten-free.
8
Tamarind Scallops
Seared scallops, garam masala, tamarind. Gluten-free.
11
Masala Chicharrones
Crispy chicken skins, chaat masala, lemon. Gluten-free.
6
Spicy Baby Back Ribs
Pork baby back ribs dry-rubbed with garam masala, slow cooked and glazed with a house-made spicy sauce.
8.95
Papadum
Toasted lentil crackers, served with tamarind and mint chutneys. Can be made vegan on request.
3.95
Veggie Samosas
Crisp pastries stuffed with spiced potatoes and peas, served with tamarind and mint chutneys. Can be made vegan on request.
7.25
Lamb Samosas
Two crisp pastries stuffed with spiced lamb and peas, served with tamarind and mint chutneys.
8.95
Chicken Tikka Masala Pizza
Served with mozzarella and English cheddar on a fresh baked garlic/cilantro naan.
11.5
Papri Chat
An Indian street snack – 6 wheat crackers topped with spiced potatoes, yogurt, crispy chickpeas, chutneys, sev, and red onion.
8.75
TRADITIONAL CURRIES
With choice of Chicken, Mixed Veggies or Paneer. All curries served with long-grain Royal basmati rice. All curries are gluten-free and can be made Vegan on request.
Tikka Masala
Tomato-based curry with lemon, ginger, herbs and spices.
14.75
Vindaloo
Spicy red chilies and garlic are the foundation of this exotic curry.
14.75
Saag
A nutritious spinach and caramelized onion curry, recommended with paneer.
14.75
SPECIALTY CURRIES
All curries served with long-grain Royal basmati rice. All curries are gluten-free and can be made Vegan on request.
Channa Masala
Fifteen spices form this complex garbanzo bean curry.
13.75
Dal Makhani
A deliciously spiced and balanced lentil curry.
13.75
MORE MAIN DISHES
Tikka Masala Burrito
Tikka Masala curry, choice of chicken or vegetables, rice, English cheddar, crispy garbanzos, sev, cachumber relish, mint chutney, coconut chutney, and lettuce. Can be made Vegan on request.
13.75
Tandoori Chicken
Skinless chicken drumsticks and thighs marinated 24 hours in yogurt, lemon, herbs & spices then roasted at 700° in our clay oven.
12.5
Lamb Biryani
Braised lamb baked with saffron rice, herbs and spices. Served with Raita. (contains almonds)
18.5
NAAN & BREAD
Naan is traditional Indian bread baked fresh to order in our clay oven. Excellent for dipping in curry.
Plain Naan
3.25
Garlic/Cilantro Naan
3.75
Sesame Naan
3.75
Cheese Naan
3.95
Roti
whole wheat flat bread. Vegan.
2
CHUTNEYS
Fruit Chutney
apple, apricot, and peach
1.25
Tamarind Chutney
Sweet and tangy
1.25
Mint Chutney
Spicy and refreshing
1.25
Coconut Chutney
1.25
Raita
Yogurt, cucumber, and spices
2.75
Roasted Eggplant Raita
yogurt, roasted eggplant, onion and spices
3.75
DESSERT AND DRINKS
Chocolate & Toffee Samosas
Two pastries filled with melted chocolate and toffee bits, with a masala sugar dusting.
6.5
Authentic Rice Pudding
House-made, topped with almonds and pistachios
6.95
House-made Ice Cream
Three Flavors: Chai Tea -- Pomegranate -- Chocolate w/ Kashmiri Chili & Mint
5.5
Mango Lassi
Chilled mango, milk and yogurt drink. 16oz
4
Caramel Lassi
Chilled caramel, milk and yogurt drink. 16oz
4
Chai Tea
With cardamom, cinnamon, honey and milk. Hot or Iced.
4.5
Fresh Brewed Iced Tea
3
Coke / Diet Coke / 7Up
12oz
2
Perrier
11.2oz
2
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

channa masala was one of the best I've ever had. The Saag was not very good though. The spices were a little too obtrusive and it could've used more greens. we ordered online and the order was ready and complete when we arrived for pickup....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank sketchpoet
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Just the right number of 'regular' items to choose from because they're all terrific. Delicious dal, vindaloo, tandoori chicken, naan, papadam, raita and lassis, along with a smart selection of brews.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Peregrinatios
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We went to Sundara a week after Thanksgiving and it was a very busy night at the restaurant. We had to wait for over an hour outside. It was a cold night and we were finally seated at this nicely enclosed and heated porch. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank svetlanasP3742HF
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We had dinner here and this turned out to be one of the best Indian restaurant. Loved the food in this restaurant. Very good service and not that costly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank deepakg8756
Reviewed June 29, 2018

My wife and I recently had the pleasure of finding properly prepared Indian dishes in America. The Palak Paneer and Chicken Tika were superb. the use of spices fully distinguished each dish from the run of the ill fare found in most similar places that...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank YawarMailku
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I wish more of my friends loved Indian food so I could take them here. I really enjoyed the chicken masala, and the naan was fantastic. My waiter was really friendly, and I thought the whole presentation was fantastic. My favorite way to spend an...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank t0nyvee
Reviewed May 25, 2018

My husband and I paid about 40.00 dollars worth of food from this restaurant to go. Ummm mixed feelings... the Chicken Tikka Masala I asked for tasted okay but the texture of the chicken was kind of tough. Side dishes were mediocre. My husband thought...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Angelica S
Reviewed March 10, 2018

I can't tell you how many places I've eaten in San Diego where I come out after dinner and feel disappointed. Honestly, most places do not quality as being 'great'. Sundara does. When I first arrived, I was a bit concerned. Place is small, and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank bernardlaborie
Reviewed July 17, 2017

We ate here last year on our trip to Sunset cliffs and returned last night. Meal was very enjoyable. Poppadums and lamb samosa to start. Chicken Tikka Masala and Tandoori Chicken as main course. Very good food. Served with rice. Sculpin on tap which went...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Maura-Irish
Reviewed May 25, 2017

It's cute & cozy with limited menu but it seemed well thought out. My pizza was burned on edges but didn't notice until I got home. Fortunately it was truly tasty & succulent! It was prepared with very short wait time. Also waitress was very...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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