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Himalayan Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Nepalese, Vegan Options
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7918 El Cajon Blvd, Ste P, La Mesa, CA 91942-6719
+1 619-461-2503
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

great food for a great value. We took the family and both of my daughters are picky eaters but they loved it.

Thank Kevin B
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

I have eaten at Himalayan many times and will continue to do so as often as possible. It is ahe en. It is never dry and is always cooked perfectly. The Palak Paneer and Tandoori chicken are so good that it is hard for me to branch out and enjoy some of the other delicious items on the menu. They... More 

Thank Mark F
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My husband ordered the special lamb and it was so flavorful even I loved it and I hate lamb! The tandoori is served sizzling to the table and also full of flavor. The portions are generous and the service is really good.

Thank SheQwolfe
Burnsville, North Carolina
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

When you dine here you feel as though you are transported to a magical place in the World. The staff are very attentive and the food is cooked superbly. The lunch deal are great values, so if you are watching your wallet, but want to go somewhere really cool, go for lunch and enjoy!

Thank Mootheart
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food, nice atmosphere. Very happy with this place. Large enough portions to have a second meal the next night at home.

Thank Sean W
La Mesa, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Having moved here from the San Francisco Bay Area, where excellent Indian restaurants abound, we were very disappointed with the poor quality of food we ordered. We are vegans and were surprised that they did not have more vegan options to offer because Indian restaurants are usually some of the best to have many veg choices. However, we liked the... More 

Thank blafaver
La Mesa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I live in La Mesa, CA. We love eating here. Food is alway great. Parking lot is packed every day. You won't be disappointed.

Thank E8049SPdonnal
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

You probably have no idea what Himalayan food is. I didn't either, but I found it to be very good. Reminds me of Thai food, but not nearly as spicy. They do have Thai and other dishes as well. Good atmosphere and great food.

1 Thank Edward M
San Diego, California
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162 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I'm not a fan of regular Indian food, but this Northern Indian restaurant changed my mind. Today, flavorful and interesting. You choose the spice level fro 1-10.. If you are unsure...stay on the conservative side.

Thank 91942
San Diego, CA
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172 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

It is hidden in a strip mall close to the 99cent store, but once inside Himalayan music is playing, the video shows gorgeous Himalayan mountain scenes, the staff is dressed in Himalayan robes, so one is happy before you even sit down. Our favorites are the Tandoori chicken, just delicious, and the chicken curry - my favorite. Either one would... More 

Thank parkinsd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Nepalese, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7918 El Cajon Blvd, Ste P, La Mesa, CA 91942-6719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-461-2503

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?