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Govinda's Natural Food Restaurant

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3764 Watseka Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034-4005
+1 310-836-1269
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We visit this Facility often. The food is simple and delicious. It has fresh ingredients and a good choice for vegetarian folks. They also have a nice temple on the location. I especially like the all attractive deities of Sri Sri Rukmini Dwarakadhish. The temple hall is decorated with very nice colorful pictures of Hindu Gods. The ambience of the... More 

Thank Hospitality-Ajay
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The food here was spectacular, the price was inexpensive and the vibe was the best part. Do yourself a favor and have lunch here. Parking can be tricky, but it's worth it

Thank Melissa V
Houston, Texas
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Its part of the ISKCON temple which we didn't know.. Food was okay it wasn't too great. They had indian and had some pasta and salad.

Thank divya92
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I love Govinda's. I've been eating there since the mid eighties. Back then it was on the main street . Now it is off that main street. The people are nice . The food is fresh and vegetarian. The bread if good and apparently made on the premises. The potato salad is a stand out the the dahl with rice... More 

Thank Mathew S
Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We decided to try Govinda's in our home town after having good food at the Govinda's in Sydney on a recent trip. I don't think we will return and would not recommend the food. It was not very flavorful and just not that good. The price is great ($8) for the buffet, all you can eat, but we didn't even... More 

Thank travelbugsick
York, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Very inexpensive, yummy food! Plenty of options including soup, salad, pasta, rice, dessert, etc. Will definitely recommend!

Thank Emma V
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Great Devine experience. Satvik food and spiritual atmosphere. Close to LAX Airport. Great Stop. Must visit. I wonder why Steve Jobs mentioned about the eating a full meal by selling can at ISKCON place in his Stanford Speech ! People Stay Hungry when you plan to visit Govinda....

1 Thank pare252
Aalborg, Denmark
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Whether you are vegetarian or not, you wont be disappointed by taking time out to visit Govindas. If you travel by metro (Culver Citystop, Expo line), it is then a few blocks walking or the bus stops nearby. If driving, it is an easy place to find with street parking out front or close by. Its situated on the corner... More 

2 Thank Lisa Lalita T
Thane, India
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Actually, I think I'm being biased because I've been to the original ISKCON temple in Mumbai (Which is GORGEOUS by the way!), and the food choices are too many to name here. The Govinda's here serves ok food. not too many options. But that also might be because I'm Indian, so I expect more from restaurants serving Indian food. Overall,... More 

2 Thank Misspai
Santa Monica, California
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2014

Govinda's is a solid vegetarian buffet when you are looking to get a fill of salad with dressing, rotating and continually prepared hot food, fresh dessert and even add on a vegan cupcake or a samosa to your buffet delight. Open for breakfast and lunch and suitable for families or on a solo run. I've enjoyed every meal I've had... More 

1 Thank LadyLiza

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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, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3764 Watseka Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-836-1269

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