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Dhaba Cuisine of India

2104 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2216
+1 310-399-9452
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2104 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2216
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little outdoor courtyard with fairy lights , Nice friendly staff , first choice of wine and beer not available but alternatives were offered. We had chicken curry and a prawn dish with rice and naan. Meal was ok but nothing special flavour wise

Thank Lucie O
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We went for a casual dinner. Very quiet and beautiful courtyard . Excellent flavor but less spices. Appetizers were delightful and light, yet filling. The main course was a bit underwhelming considering the great appetizers we had prior to that. The main course was very...More

Thank TRIP200Chicago
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My daughter and I had a delicious meal. I ordered one of the farm specials and then a few standard items: Saag Paneer and a Chicken Curry, Dhal - all excellent. I appreciated that i could get a half portion of two items to be...More

Thank AnneG1979
Reviewed 1 June 2017

My friends and I stopped here for dinner. We had Samosas for appetizers and they were delicious. We had the Chicken Dinner Combination with our choice of entrees. I had the Vindaloo Chicken (very tasty), my friends had the Chicken Korma and Chicken Tikka. No...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There are lots of restaurants that have Indian food but few that do it really well and on a consistent basis. These guys are the real deal. So far everything we have had on the menu is great but here's a suggestion: they always have...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The word “dhaba” refers to a highway restaurant in India with the suggestion of hearty, tasty, unpretentious food. This establishment in pretty, cool, Santa Monica, only a couple of blocks from the ocean, cleverly borrows the moniker with a wink and a nod, and lives...More

Thank g s
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I and a friend stopped here for dinner and had a very good experience. The food was very good and the service was excellent.

Thank Tiz108
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Fancied a curry and converge at the hotel sent us here . We felt rushed as it was a Sunday evening . Menu very small not much choice . Pakoras and samosas were OK . Plates were cold and food not hot enough when it...More

Thank sue j
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this place during our trip to LA as we craved some Indian food. The taste was outstanding, fresh and homemade. Service was great too. The decor of the restaurant however can use some remodeling to be in par with current times. That would really...More

Thank samboi0
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A good find when not even looking for it. Excellent authentic Indian cuisine and good friendly service.

Thank IanMac555
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2216
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-399-9452
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