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San Diego Restaurants

Royal India

  • 329 Market St. Map It
  • Gaslamp Quarter
  • Indian

Updated 10/21/2014

Fodor's Review

Experience cuisine once reserved for royalty as brothers Sam and Jag Kambo lovingly re-create their mother's north Indian recipes. Everything from the mint chutney to the smoky tomato sauce that graces the chicken tikka masala is made from scratch. Dining here is first-rate, whether it's the daily lunch buffet or the sumptuous dinners that include sizzling chili-lemon chicken kebabs, indulgent lamb korma, and garlic naan. Elegant but comfortable decor is highlighted by a carved antique maple bar, stunning chandeliers, and golden arches from a palace in Jodhpur. Don't miss the imported Indian beers, mango martinis, or desserts, including mango mousse and rice pudding redolent of warm spices.

Restaurant Information

Address:

329 Market St., San Diego, California, 92101, United States

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Phone:

619-269–9999

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted

Updated 10/21/2014

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May 6, 2009

Royal Indian is by far the best Indian restaurant in San Diego.

I have eaten Indian food all my life and had a chance to enjoy the food of Royal India last week for my friends birthday. I was amazed with the quality and decor. The food was very fresh and flavorful. The vegetable coconut curry and lamb korma with garlic nan were my favorite. I think Royal India is the best Indian restaurant in San Diego for the quality and ambiance. I will be back again.

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