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“Best Indian Food in Marin”

Lotus Cuisine of India
Ranked #16 of 239 Restaurants in San Rafael
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Tamalpias Ave.
Description: Serving the best Indian Food in Marin County in downtown San Rafael since 1999. Vegan and Vegetarian, Gluten free, all organic. Lunch Buffet, Online Take Out Ordering, Zagat rated. Ranked #1 Marin Indian Restaurant. Certified Green Business.
Reviewed August 18, 2014

My teen daughter had never tried Indian food before, so I took her here for their lunch buffet. It had been a while since I've dined here....but as usual, I was really impressed. Décor is very nice with traditional Indian Hindu touches. Very calming music playing. The buffet is wonderful....nothing weird or spicy, just a nice sampling of different Indian foods. You can also order from their menu if you don't want to do the buffet. My daughter and I really enjoyed it. Very attentive service too. Off-street parking was not a problem. Reasonably priced.

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Thank MomLovesDisney
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Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

I've eaten the buffet lunch here many times and it is always good. The dinners are great. Their lamb naan is delicious, the chicken mahkini scrumptious and lamb vindaloo is very tasty. The have a good selection of wines by the glass and usual Indian beers. I've spent a bit of time in Rajasthan and this food is authentic.

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Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had dinner here on a Sunday evening, 2/3 of tables were occupied. At $12 to $14 per entree, prices are too high for small servings. After ordering it took over 20 minutes for main dishes to arrive.

Ordered pappadum crackers plus mushroom masala, and prawn coconut curry. Pappadum were OK, but the other two dishes arrived in small bowls mostly filled with a flavorless, beige gravy. Oh, we had rice at $3.00 for a 2-cup serving.

At least the place has a pleasant ambiance and is quiet. Would not return for dinner.

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Thank Saganorth
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

You must try this once! The buffet is truly excellent, with a large variety of healthy and delicious dishes. The Tandoori chicken is superb!

It is so well priced and very filling... all you can eat!

This is the best Indian food in Marin. Dinner is more expensive, but lunch buffet is a steal!

Thank Richard T
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Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very comprehensive menu and attentive staff. They can make your dishes mild or spicy at your request. I will visit this place again when in San Rafael.

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Thank TakeTheHighRoad
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