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“Mild and very tasty Indian fare”

Ambrosia India Bistro
Ranked #20 of 73 Restaurants in Aptos
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Really, the only thing I'd ask for is a bit more spice. The food and service are wonderful - we had paneer that was grilled and served with peppers and onions, the chicken korma was divine and the eggplant (baigan barta) was incredible. A nice wine list and good beers on tap make this one a "don't miss".

2  Thank Greg G
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Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Very decent Indian food. We've eaten here a number of times. There is not much Indian cuisine in SC. This is very acceptable unless you want to drive over the hill.

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2  Thank soifdawg
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Reviewed March 15, 2014

While certainly not an expert on Indian food, I do enjoy different cuisines from time to time. So we went into Ambrosia the other evening.

After being greeted and seated promptly, the first thing we noticed was the wine list. Now that's something I do know and more importantly enjoy. They had a number of great wines all reasonably priced. Good start.

We ordered a number of dishes from curried chicken to Lamb and Egg Plant and were impressed. Nice spice profiles without being too hot.

At the end of the evening dinner for 4 with an appetizer and a nice bottle of white wine came to only 100-

This place is worth a try. I found the staff was very helpful in describing and recommending dishes. This is definitely on the list for return visits.

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Thank pacair
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Superlative Indian food in a beautiful room. Every single dish was superbly crafted and presented---scrumptious: chicken tikka masala, vegetable curry, garlic naan, tandoori chicken, saffron rice, ginger/fenugreek shrimp, tikka masala salmon, and lamb curry (rogan josh). Very attentive service, too. Has instantly become one of our favorites whenever we're in the Santa Cruz area. Everyone in our family had a great time, and we'll be back now that we know where it is!

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Thank Jarion M
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

Review is for take out meal.
1st: There is a 10% discount for take out food.
2nd: Food is packed very well.
3rd: Food quality is very very good. Every item is rich and super delicious.

Best Indian food for miles!

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1  Thank Kirill Z
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