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Swad Indian Cuisine

960 Moraga Rd, Lafayette, CA 94549-4480
+1 925-962-9575
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good55%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan” (7 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
960 Moraga Rd, Lafayette, CA 94549-4480
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, wonderful service. The only reason for 4 stars is that it is in a strip mall and could have a little more ambiance. Great servers- can't say enough about the staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LaurieandBrent
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We have been frequenting Swad for several years. Having lived in the UK where one can find many excellent Indian restaurants we would rank Swad as one of the best we have dined at. Which one would not think for a small town such as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eurotraveler280
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The reservation was made over a month before the date, specifically asked if they would do separate checks for a group of 15 +/- women and was told that they would. When i called to confirm and give the exact total I again reminded them...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PollyQ
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We went to Swad for the buffet lunch. It was $9.50. Really good value. Great food too. Tandoori Chicken, Naan, Butter Chicken and several other vegetarian dishes. The best part about Swad is that none of the buffet dishes were spicy. This was perfect for...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank SDJA
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I live in Lafayette and I assure you that Swad is the finest Indian Restaurant in the East Bay area. I have eaten there many, many times and do take out almost once weekly. Yes, it's that good. Located in a small strip mall on...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We were visiting friends and someone had recommended this place. When we first saw the outside, just in a little strip-type mall setting, we wondered if we had the right place. Once inside we knew we had arrived. The wait staff was most knowledgeable &...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank rvatvl47
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We have been to Swad in Lafayette a number of times in the past - we visited this time for the lunch buffet (our tab read $9.50 per person!!). It was excellent and they had a delicious variety of food to choose from. Items included...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Maria O
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Swad is no longer on Mt. Diablo Blvd, by the way, they are now located on Moraga Ave just a couple blocks off Mt. Diablo. Very pleasant atmosphere when you walk in- dark tables and chairs set against pale yellow walls and a tile floor,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Steven C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

All of the servings were very large but unfortunately the quality of the food was lacking - too much sauce and not a great deal of flavour

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank DickF10
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I've only been once since Swad moved locations. For $9.95 at lunch you have a full buffet of Indian delectables. My advice for these buffets is go early. Everything looks swank and swell early. If you take a helping of each item offered you will...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Eileen K
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20 April 2018|
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Response from Steven C | Reviewed this property |
Yep, that was our experience when we went. The lunch hours are primarily buffet style.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960 Moraga Rd, Lafayette, CA 94549-4480
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 925-962-9575
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