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Shiva's Indian Restaurant and Bar

800 California St, Ste 100, Mountain View, CA 94041-2809
+1 650-960-3802
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
800 California St, Ste 100, Mountain View, CA 94041-2809
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the MUST-GO restaurants for my next visit to Mountain View. For those who are not familiar or not used to Indian food, this restaurant would offer a good 1st time experience. DO NOT eat with your bare hands if you are not used...More

Thank Raymond N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to this place several times in the past year for business dinners in the Bay Area. The food is good (not exceptional) but the service is pretty solid and they are very accommodating for medium-sized groups. The location off of Castro St is excellent....More

Thank Jiyen1213
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Ate dinner with family. Some entree’s were good but others subpar. Mango Lassi was good. Tandoori chicken didn’t have any flavor of spices only the color, but lamb boti kabob was good. Lamb roganjosh had too much salt. Dishes don’t come with rice or naan...More

Thank sugarspice5
Reviewed 15 February 2018

They had a tea thermos sitting at the buffet, there was a sticker in the corner that said tea is not part of the buffet. Many people like us assumed that tea is part of the buffet (which is the usual case in other indian...More

Thank agarwalmk
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We hosted our son's first birthday party at Shiva's recently. We had about 45 people at the party including 8 kids. The food was outstanding. I would highly recommend the gulab jamun and Malai kofta. However, the service was below average. The food was served...More

Thank Priyanka M
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is quite spacious and offers a nice atmosphere. The AC is doung it's job very well, for a European definitely on the cold side. The scallop appetizer was good and surprisingly spicy. It was too much, though. The lamb curry was good. The...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Back in the Bay Area. Had to go to my favorite restaurant. Perfect meal. Greatest lamb chops ever! Excellent service and friendly staff and owners.

Thank jbr318
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The experience was a bit awkward with one of the servers being a bit too friendly ie over the top in compliments, partaking in our conversations, etc. The papadum was stale. But the palak paneer was great. Salmon tikka was not worth it. The complementary...More

Thank MaryC12345678
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I have come here many times with my kids or with dates - it's great for both. It's a great buffet at lunch! During the week it's even more affordable. Drinks are pretty good but the food is the best! Best butter chicken, amazing spinach...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This place serves up a decent buffet but I prefer to order off the menu for less of that sittin' around" feel I get from buffets. Try it. You'll find much deeper flavor profiles and creamier sauces. Be careful they don't just scoop something out...More

Thank Old P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 California St, Ste 100, Mountain View, CA 94041-2809
    (Castro St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-960-3802
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