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Indian, Nepali, Asian, Vegan, Tibetan
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35 W Main St, Ventura, CA 93001 (Ventura Avenue)
(805) 643-0795
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Vacaville, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant on another site and took a chance. We were visiting the area. We ordered the butter chicken and tadka dal. Oh my goodness, it was so delicious! I LOVE butter chicken and this restaurant makes a wonderful version. I highly recommend these dishes and I look forward to returning. The service was also outstanding!! We ordered... More 

Thank Jack M
Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We love this place! Cozy, good service, and a great selection of "ethnic" foods. We have tried a little bit of everything and it is all great. If you are a baby like me the medium spice on my Dal Baht had me pounding water, and I will go back with the baby version of spice. Great place, just wished... More 

Thank MsLydia
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Meeting someone I did not know, we had texted that ethnic would be our mutual choice. I searched for choices on Yelp.com and google.com. Happily, Himalaya came up and highly recommended. And, so it was.....we had a wonderful early dinner on the patio with the Buddha flowing fountain and wonderful weather. The service and food was amazing. We ordered 4... More 

Thank Michael G
York, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The staff were really friendly, the food was excellent with plenty of it and we ordered cola drinks they bought us a large drink each and then two carafes one with water the other with cola, a really nice touch. Would definitely recommend to anyone in the area.

Thank YaarkshireClan
Yakima, WA
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102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

My niece took me here. My first experience with Himalayan food. The chai tea was delicious and free refills. We had two kinds of Naan. I especially liked the garlic naan. But then I love garlic. The chicken tikka was great. I loved the sauce which I think was tomato and yogurt based. Very creamy. I have no idea which... More 

Thank Angela and Ron G
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Our favorite local spot and best in Ventura County for authentic Himalayan food! Everything we've ever had is just Delish. (Loving the new patio and the floor tables) You are in for a special dining treat if you are driving up/down the Coast, hop off the 101 and just do it, you wont regret it!

Thank HealingHabit
Oxnard, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Service was very decent and quality of food was very good. Little bit pricey but not too bad being in downtown Good layout but some tables were catching the wind draft when front door opened

Thank Tippu K
Ventura, California
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Himalayan is great. It's that simple. We had this delivered to us every Sunday evening for months as a tradition. You're not going to find better Indian food in town.

Thank Tyskyr
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

By far the best food in Ventura. I love this place. The staff is very friendly and the food is truly amazing. The food is never too spicy and is always fresh. The butter chicken is my favorite and my wife loves anything from their tandoori oven. Can't go wrong in this place. I highly recommend it.

Thank Victor S
Ventura, California, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

One of the best foods I have tried in Ventura. Very authentic, superb service and nice decor. It's our new favourite now.

Thank Anup R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Indian, Nepali, Asian, Vegan, Tibetan
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 W Main St, Ventura, CA 93001
    (Ventura Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: (805) 643-0795

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