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Amber Dhara

150 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
+1 650-329-9644
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“saag paneer” (3 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
“halwa” (2 reviews)
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11:30 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great Indian restaurant - really tasty dishes, friendly service and good wine selection. Decor a bit spartan, but enjoyed my dinner!

Thank Somnolet
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Had heard a lot about it but didn't find the food good or authentic. Very average plus the service was real slow.

Thank pratss2014
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This used to be my favorite place for Indian food in Palo Alto. Granted more than 10 years ago, the place was hot, food was sizzling, and exciting. I should have been suspicious that it's really empty on a weekend night. So service is lackluster,...More

Thank wary_mecki
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I went with a group of friends during lunch. The place is quiet so good place to have a conversation. I could not believe the service! What is wrong with you guys? The place was half empty so way enough time to help. When we...More

Thank CaTraveltheworld
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Love the menu - unique fusion of different culinary traditions of India with a modern twist, not your usual Indian Buffet/North Indian same ole,etc. Lovely decor, rarely loud or too crowded, one of my favorite Indians in the area. (Their Amber India in Mountainview/Palo Alto...More

Thank jtileston
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had lunch last saturday and food was good but over priced at USD 19 including taxes and they do have authentic cuisine and it is a good place to eat paneer dish and their desert is good although I wish they would add gulab...More

Thank happyleo123
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I have had very good experience here but lately their standard has gone down. Their signature dishes- rack of lamb and chicken biryani were very average and the murgh malai kebab was stringy and bland. The peshawari naan was like a dessert- very sweet and...More

Thank NChopra55
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Been here twice in a week, for a lunch and dinner. Love the food. They got many diverse plates, all super tasty. Staff is friendly and prompt. Would definitely visit again next time in Palo Alto.

Thank Aram K
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great food. Very creative. Excellent service. Good wine list. High quality Indian dishes well prepared We love coming here for great Indian food

Thank vinod g
Reviewed 12 July 2016

we found the food good but the menu was very limited. We'd have liked to see a bigger choice. But what we got was nice and well cooked/presented. Ambiance was pleasant but nothing special. Service ok. While it was ok we'll continue to search for...More

Thank JUACI q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1631
    (High Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are located one block east of the Caltrain statin and local bus depot.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-329-9644
  • E-mail
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