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Ambrosia India Bistro

207 Sea Ridge Rd, Aptos, CA 95003-4325
+1 831-685-0610
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tikka masala” (3 reviews)
“chai” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
207 Sea Ridge Rd, Aptos, CA 95003-4325
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The restaurant has plenty of seats; some have window seats so you can look at the Union 76 gas station. My friend order lemonade and I ordered iced tea. What came were two lemonades That was fixed. The lunch was a buffet style so you...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh we were so glad that our regular Indian food restaurant was closed today and we happened upon this gem through Google. About 10 minutes from Santa Cruz nestled in Seascape this lovely restaurant had a wonderful weekend buffet. We got there as...More

Thank AmyJune H
Sam K, Owner at Ambrosia India Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you Amy for your business.

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I’m sorry to say that this was a very poor meal indeed. I ordered the non-vegetarian feast and my companion the lamb saag. The word that best sums up the cooking was ‘lazy’. The samosa starter was a bought in, pre-made apology for the real...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went with a group of retired teachers. Normally not a fan of this cuisine but the menu was extensive, service efficient but not intrusive. Will definitely consider returning with family.

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Wow, great food, best coconut rice ever. Back room is nicer than up front. Had lots of Indian food before this is the best.

Thank Jlfonly
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Having been spoiled by a good Indian restaurant in Mountain View, CA, we hoped this one would match it. From the outside it does not look like much but once you step through the door it is very nice. The tables are always kept immaculate...More

Thank don g
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had a great meal here. The food was very tasty and the service was excellent. We had the chicken tika masala, aloo gobhi and a spinach dish- all very good.

Thank Merry-Traveler7
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We got take out. Excellent service and I think dine in would be preferable. Rice was not included in the tikka masala but prices were still good. Recipe was different than our favorite at home but still nothing went to waste!

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Over 25 years I have spent 2 years in India where I have experienced some very excellent Indian food. When I have returned, I am almost always disappointed by the quality of food here in the States. The main reason is that here in America,...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I really like this Place. Good selection of dishes, Indian beers and pleasant wait staff. Love their buttered Nan, chicken tikki, and their chicken tandoor.

Thank soifdawg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Sea Ridge Rd, Aptos, CA 95003-4325
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-685-0610
  • E-mail
Authentic North Indian Cuisine made fresh daily. Come and enjoy with your friends and family and you will not be disappointed.
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