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“Authentic sri Lankan and Southern Indian food” 4 of 5 stars
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Asian Rose Cafe
1547 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 458-3023
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Cuisines: Asian
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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
“Authentic sri Lankan and Southern Indian food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Friendly service, exotic though not too spicy foods, samall portions to help keep you on that diet. Might be called: A piece of Heaven in a hole-in-the-wall. Not for the Zagat-Guide type

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Thank Erick S
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mountain view ca
2 reviews
“My Favorite Restaurant in Santa Cruz”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I've been going to this place for years and I love it. I run an Inn by the boardwalk and I recommend this place to my guests all the time. It's got great unique food and a nice Santa Cruz vibe, with the relaxed atmosphere and the fresh/organic ingredients they use.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank kamal p
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Pasadena, CA
2 reviews
“Vegetarian's heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Came here on the Santa Cruz food tour. The food was fantastic and the place is so quiet and beautiful. Come here for great vegetarian lunch!

Visited June 2012
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Thank JessAll23
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Flavorful vegetarian fare wonderfully prepared.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

We visited Malabar for dinner after seeing the reviews posted here. We were not disappointed - the flavors are complex, the portions more than ample, and the menu is extensive. We arrived around 5:45 and had no issues with getting in and receiving gods service. We tried the vegan ice cream for dessert - never had it before - very nice change and home made. I will visit Malabar / Asian Roae cafe every time I return to Santa Cruz!

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1 Thank jeffreyjfred
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Delicious indian vegan food... OMG!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

Love this place. Used to be located at the beginning of pacific by Jamba juice and the clock tower. It's now on Front street right past CVS and Trader Joes. It's great for a snack or lunch. CLoses at 2:30! Then opens again at 5 as Malobar.. amazing... just have to say everything is AWESOME! Try it all!

Visited December 2011
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