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Taste of the Himalayas

) #68 of 565 Restaurants in Berkeley $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
1700 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-3402
+1 510-849-4983
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic naan” (5 reviews)
“samosas” (6 reviews)
“goat curry” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1700 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-3402
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered Chicken Tikka Masala and Chicken Nauni (butter chicken), both with medium spiciness. The spice level on both was a zero, the chicken was dry and overcooked. It was just boring, under seasoned and disappointing. We ate it but felt it really belonged in...More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We went to Taste of the Himalayas after being shut out of Chez Panisse and ended up having a relaxed delicious and generous meal instead. The lentil soup that comes with every dish is very filling. We ordered the dumplings that had a nice ginger...More

1  Thank Familytravelmaven
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Was on a weekday, solo.. Samosa's are to be recommended very tasty and well done. Had a boneless lamb in tasty sauce with mushrooms. Serving size was just right for one person. Atmosphere quiet and pleasant. Was in Berkeley for a week would come back...More

Thank Flemming V
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My husband and I took our granddaughter there for dinner, at her request. She is a freshman at Cal and had been there with her mom and friends, before. She raved about how good the food is and helped us order. We order a chicken...More

1  Thank elainebattista
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Had an okay lunch at Taste of the Himalayas this week. Curries were okay and the rice was well cooked but the naan was not good. The service was good though.

Thank Global_academic
Reviewed 25 January 2017

They seem to have goat curry or goat and rice, a great dish. I enjoy the garlic naan and the samosas. Always helpful, but come in a group, dishes are generous and it is more fun to share.

Thank Karl K
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

After so many days, I was able to find one restaurant with authentic Indian taste, and it was great. Tried mutter paneer, and vegetable biryani and I would say that the chef did justice to the taste. Loved this place.

1  Thank vikknp
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Went with family for dinner. Good space and ambience. Interior done with Nepalese décor and is run by Himalayans too. Loved flavour of goat curry, taste of chicken with Indian styled bread ( naan) and rice. Reasonable rates too. Would love to dine again

1  Thank Rabi_Sharma
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It was not overcrowded which was great. We sat right down and had very prompt courteous service. The Mango Lassi is a delicious drink that goes well if you like your food spicy. We had two chicken dishes and one lamb with rice and naan....More

Thank BostonEDK
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to Berkeley and we again dined at Taste... It was again outstanding. The vegetarian Mo-mo's were great and on par with those we ate in Kathmandu. Would highly recommend!

1  Thank MysticYears
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Jennifer N
25 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-3402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-849-4983
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