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#1,618 of 2,756 Restaurants in San Diego
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$3 - $13
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Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Pacific Beach
2.7 miles from SeaWorld
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Reviewed January 11, 2020

Decided to stop in for dinner as we had enjoyed great food at a number of restaurants in the Pacific Ocean area of San Diego. Spice Lounge has some very good Indian cuisine. I started off with a Nimbu Paani and it was so good...and refreshing. My meal was the Lamb Vindaloo and garlic naan. The lamb was so tender and the spice was just right. My date had the Lamb Nirvana, Tandoori Roti. I consider myself a good judge of indian cuisine so if I am satisfied I know my friends would be also. I look forward to coming back and eating at Spice Lounge again!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Never going back. Mediocre food. There are much better options nearby. They also didn’t honor their own discount offer.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

Four of us enjoyed great meals at Spice. We each had different meals and all were excellent. We were there for happy hour and they had $2 mimosas and specials on various apps, I tried Jalfrezi with chicken and it was great and their nan...bread was excellent. The food was great, the restaurant is older and hidden on a side street but don't let that stop you.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

My party of five were not disappointed. The dining room was clean and attractive. Design is appropriate to an Indian restaurant. The food was good. We tried three different main course (shared) and three appetizers (including the chutney sampler). All were quite good. The food...came out quickly and the waitress was friendly. We also had bar beverages and mango-yogurt drinks. Again, very well made. The only disappointment is that the level of service slows down as the restaurant fills up. It is small, only about 12 tables. When we began our meal only 4 tables were occupied and the service was great. By the end of our meal 10 tables were occupied and the service was woefully slow. They need a second waitress. But all in all, I would return.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

My son knowing that I adore Indian cuisine and will eat it any chance I get, took me and my husband to the Spice Lounge where we had one of the most delightful evenings of our trip. The restaurant is family run, which adds so...much to the atmosphere and the delight of the food. The restaurant is good for families, couples and business...I hear they do a great take out. My husband and I had Samosas, fried onions, garlic naan, Tandoori shrimp, biryani and a curry called nirvana, which lived up to its name. For dessert we had gulab jamun and chocolate samosa....which were dreamy!!! Truly, fresh and tasty food, which by the way had a lot of delicious vegitarian food as well. If I had more time, I could have eaten there every night. By the way they have a tandoori oven, so for me, that was the icing on the cake. This was the real thing and we enjoyed it so very much.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

We went to this restaurant for lunch during our vacations in San Diego and we found this restaurant good for vegetarian Indian Food options. The Curry comes with Rice. We opted for Veg Jalfrezzi, Chana Masala and Paneer Tikka Masala – all less spicy. All...the food items were very well cooked and were very delicious & tasty. We observed that two of the staff members were taking beer sitting in the ouside area of the restaurant and this was not appreciated by our family members because they were moving in & out and talking little loudly. There is a public parking nearby which charges $5 per hour but the Hotels makes it free for its guests.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Ordered for a home delivery. Baring in mind we were 10 minutes away tops in a car the food took 1 and a half hours to arrive, half hour after the agreed time. Then they forgot the naan bread, which took another half an hour...to arrive. So 2 hours later I got to eat a cold curry! The driver said I'd get a full refund but I'm still waiting to hear from the manager regarding that. So order from somewhere else because this place sucks.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

No waiting to be seated. Fast service, only people in the restaurant. If you like Curry this is the place. Nice selection, reasonably priced and very flavorful. Pacific Beach casual atmosphere.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

I was told to come here by my aunt who once was the personal chef for Majaraji. The ordered the Karma soup and it was to die for. The next visit I ordered the Nirvana Curry with Paneer. OMG great with a King Fisher. Good...place to unwind.More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Excellent job of cooking and a very wonderful people serving you. Seems to be family run and very kind. Really good prices excellent service wonderful atmosphere what else could you want?

Date of visit: January 2017
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