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Himalayan Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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LUNCH SPECIALS
Served until 3:00 pm.
$8.95
Chicken Curry
Chicken curry served with aaloo mattar, lentil, rice, naan, and salad.
$9.95
Lamb Curry
Lamb curry served with aaloo mattar, lentil, rice, naan, and salad.
$9.95
Garlic Chicken Sekuwa
Garlic chicken sekuwa served with aaloo mattar, lentil, rice, naan, and salad.
$8.95
Tandoori Chicken
Tandoori chicken served with aaloo mattar, lentil, rice, naan, and salad.
$9.95
Chicken Masala
Chicken tikka masala served with aaloo mattar, lentil, rice, naan, and salad.
$10.95
Lamb Sekuwa
Lamb sekuwa served with aaloo mattar, lentil, rice, naan, and salad.
$10.95
Lamb Masala
Lamb masala served with aaloo mattar, lentil, rice, naan, and salad.
$9.95
Chicken Salad
Tandoori-baked white chicken, mushroom, paneer (homemade cheese), with lettuce, cucumber, and tomatoes tossed in Himalayan-style dressing. Served with chutney.
$10.95
Fish or Shrimp Tandoori Salad
Marinated, then tandoori-baked fish or Black Tiger shrimps with mushroom, paneer (homemade cheese), lettuce, cucumber, and tomatoes tossed in Himalayan-style dressing. Served with chutney.
$10.95
Fish or Shrimp Masala
Choice of fish or shrimp masala served with aaloo mattar, lentil, rice, naan and salad.
APPETIZERS
$4.95
Onion Bhaji
Onion fritters seasoned with spices, served with chutney.
$4.95
Alu Tikki
Potato and green pea pancakes, served with mint chutney.
$4.95
Samosas
The famous Indian and Nepalese snack. Vegetarian turnovers stuffed with potatoes, peas, spices, herbs, and served with tamarind chutney.
MO-MO
The most popular snack throughout the Tibetan and Nepalese communities. It consists of meat or vegetables stuffed in flour dough. The dumplings are steamed and served with homemade achar dipping sauce.
$7.95
Vegetable Mo-Mo
Steamed dumplings stuffed with vegetables, served with chutney.
$8.95
Chicken Mo-Mo
Steamed dumplings stuffed with ground chicken, served with chutney.
PAKAUDA
Deep-fried ingredients served with Himalayan-style sauce.
$4.95
Veg Pakauda
Onions, spinach, cauliflower, and potato fritters served with chutney.
$5.95
Chicken Pakauda
Marinated all white chicken fritters served with chutney.
$4.95
Cheese Pakauda
Deep fried cheese battered with chickpea flour, seasoned with spices, and served with chutney.
$6.95
Shrimp Pakauda
Shrimps marinated with ginger, garlic, and cilantro. Served with homemade chutney.
$1.5
Papadum
Crispy lentil wafer bread, flavored with spices, and served with chutney.
SOUPS AND SALADS
$5.95
Chicken Soup
Soup prepared with spinach leaves, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices. Garnished with herbs.
$4.95
Vegetable Soup
Fresh vegetable soup prepared with spices and herbs.
$4.95
Lentil Soup
Prepared with onions, tomatoes, and seasoned with spices and cilantro.
$4.95
Green Salad
Fresh lettuce, carrot, cucumber, tomato slices. Served with a mint chutney.
$5.95
Tofu Salad
Fresh lettuce, carrot, cucumber, tomato slices. Topped with tofu and raisins.
$11.95
Chicken Salad
Baked white chicken, mushrooms, paneer (homemade cheese), lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, tossed in a Himalayan-style dressing.
$13.95
Fish or Shrimp Tandoori Salad
Marinated and cooked fish or shrimp with mushrooms, paneer (homemade cheese), lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, tossed in a Himalayan-style dressing.
VEGETARIAN ENTREES
$9.95
Garbanzo Beans
Garbanzo beans cooked in a special blend of homemade spices.
$9.95
Mixed Vegetables
Carrots, cauliflower, potatoes, and green beans sauteed with onions and ginger.
$9.95
Cabbage
Cabbage sauteed with mustard seeds, onions, tomatoes, and homemade spices.
$9.95
Fresh Spinach
Fresh spinach sauteed with garlic and homemade spices.
$9.95
Palak Aaloo
Pureed spinach leaves and bite-size potatoes sauteed with onions, ginger, garlic, and homemade spices.
$9.95
Aaloo Govi
Potatoes and cauliflower sauteed with tomatoes, ginger, garlic, ground coriander, turmeric, and cumin seeds.
$10.95
Palak Paneer
Fresh spinach leaves and paneer cubes (homemade Himalayan cheese) sauteed with onions, ginger, garlic, and homemade spices.
$9.95
Aaloo Mattar
Potatoes and green peas with tomatoes, ginger, garlic, and homemade spices.
$9.95
Baigan Aaloo
Fresh eggplant and potatoes prepared with ginger, garlic, and homemade spices.
$8.95
Daal
South Asian lentil served with Himalayan herbs. A good source of protein.
CLAY OVEN ROASTED TANDOORI ENTREES
Served with garlic naan.
$13.95
Tandoori Chicken
Chicken marinated overnight in a Himalayan-style sauce made from yogurt, fresh herbs and spices. Served with fresh lemon.
$14.95
Garlic Chicken Sekuwa
Boneless white chicken meat marinated in Himalayan-style sauce with ginger, garlic, and spices. Served with fresh lemon.
$16.95
Lamb Sekuwa
Marinated tender boneless lamb. Served with fresh lemon.
$16.95
Himalayan Shrimp Sekuwa
Marinated black tiger shrimps served with onions, bell pepper, and fresh lemon.
$16.95
Fish Tikka
Marinated fresh fish served with tomatoes, onions, bell pepper, and fresh lemon.
$18.95
Himalayan Mixed Grill
Assortment of chicken sekuwa, tandoori chicken, shrimp, and lamb sekuwa. Served with fresh lemon.
$18.95
Rack of Lamb
Baby lamb chops marinated with herbs, spices, and oven-roasted until tender.
HIMALAYAN SPECIALTIES
CHICKEN
$11.95
Chicken Curry
Boneless chicken pieces prepared in a homemade sauce made with tomatoes, ginger, garlic, and spices.
$12.95
Chicken Tikka Masala
Tandoor-cooked chicken served in a lean creamy sauce made with tomatoes, onion, ginger, garlic, and herbs.
$12.95
Chicken Chili
Boneless chicken pieces sauteed with green pepper, bell pepper, onions, tomatoes, and a homemade sauce.
$11.95
Chicken Vindaloo
Boneless chicken pieces prepared in a homemade sauce made with tomatoes, potatoes, garlic, and lime juice.
$12.95
Chicken Saag
Chicken cooked with pureed spinach, onions, ginger, garlic, and homemade spices.
$12.95
Butter Chicken
Tandoori-baked chicken dark meat cooked with tomatoes in a lean cream sauce.
$10.95
Chicken Roll
Boneless chicken cooked with fresh herbs and homemade spices, stuffed in homemade egg-washed bread. Served with chutney.
LAMB
$12.95
Lamb Curry
Boneless lamb pieces prepared in a traditional sauce made with tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic, and homemade spices.
$11.95
Lamb Roll
Boneless lamb cooked with fresh herbs and spices, stuffed in homemade egg-washed bread. Served with chutney.
$13.95
Lamb Masala
Tandoor-cooked lamb with a cream sauce made from onions, tomatoes, ginger, and fenugreek leaves.
$13.95
Lamb Saag
Lamb cooked with pureed spinach, onions, tomatoes, and homemade spices.
$13.95
Lamb Makhni
Marinated tandoor-cooked lamb prepared with tomato-saffron and a lean creamy sauce.
$12.95
Lamb Vindaloo
Boneless lamb pieces prepared in a homemade sauce made with tomatoes, potatoes, onions, garlic, and lime juice.
$16.95
Lamb Shank
New Zealand lamb shank cooked with ginger, garlic, tomato, and our chef's special sauce.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Indian, Tibetan, Nepalese
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food! Large menu and reasonably priced. The vegetable soup and the vegetable korma were so flavorful. I told the waiter that I do not handle spicy food and asked if a particular dish was spicy and he said "no"...well it was and when I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Leanna T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is warm, cozy and vibrant, the smells are wonderful. The food is so so. Yes it is Indian food. But pretty bland (not the rich flavors you expect). The spicyness is definitely catering to the local crowd, as the Vindaloo level 8 was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Wanderlust1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at a very busy time, but staff was very helpful in getting us seated quickly. What a surprise to find such delicious Indian food in the middle of Big Bear. All the meals we ordered were delicious and properly spiced. They have a large...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank berniek1949
Reviewed 4 February 2019

We had a family group of 12 adults visit Big Bear from Friday through Sunday. I started calling the Himalayan Restaurant to place an order "to go" around 5 pm, Saturday night and had to call about 6 times before someone finally answered the phone....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NancyE831
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Absolutely one of the best meals I have had. The flavors and spices were perfect. Staff super nice. Can’t wait to go again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank debbydaniel
Reviewed 16 January 2019

warm service, cozy ambience and the perfect well-spiced food for a long day in the snow. not expensive.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Marcus G
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Very good Indian/Nepalese food, prompt service and good prices. This restaurant was very busy and was a great option in Big Bear Village

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bigcheuk
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This was the best curry I've had in years. Delicious! Whole place smells wonderful. Authentic for sure.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Juliasmithis
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Every time we visit Big Bear we eat here. The food never disappoints. And the service is always phenomenal!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FitnessTrekker
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Let me first say that when I head somewhere new I do usually check both the good and bad reviews to see what I could expect but rarely allow them to influence my selection for a restaurant that is ranked 4-5 stars or above. My...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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