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Taste of Himalayas

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Nepalese
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464 1st St E, Ste F, Sonoma, CA 95476-6747
+1 707-996-1161
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11:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 22:00
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Napa, California
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We live in Napa and used to go to Taste of Himalayas in Napa (on Soscol), but they were located in the oldest building in Napa (dated back to about 1830) -- needless to say, the building needed to be restored so the Napa location closed (we hope - just temporarily!) We were really missing our Himalayan fix, so we... More 

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This was such a welcome change to eating standard farm to table fare in the area. The food was flavorful, satisfying, well done, and well priced. In short, it totally hit the spot after a long day of tastings. The owners were gracious and service was prompt and professional. Highly recommend!!

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Thank CathyNYC4
Castle Rock, Colorado
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We love this cuisines, Tibetan, Himalayan, northern Indian- this was 5 stars! Great family owns it- warm feel an amazing smells when you walk in. Daal soup is awsome, garlic naan, lamb rack tandoori !!!! Loved it! And awesome flavors of the chicken coco masala- We can't wait to return and what a great experience.

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Thank bb9000cde
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Five adults (German and American), outdoor seating, happily indulging in curries, naan, himalayan salads, beer, and the welcoming outdoor air just off the Sonoma central plaza. The restaurant is small, simple, welcoming, and offers great food at very affordable prices. For us, this Taste of the Hinalayas was a wonderful lunch break in our Sonoma day!

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Thank deburkins
Northern California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I was so surprised to see people examine the menu and keep walking. We sat inside to escape the heat and had wonderful Saag Paneer with Jasmine Rice, Papad and Naan, complimentary Daal and a chickpea dish whose name escapes me. Iced tea was perfect. We felt full, healthy and happy. So glad we didn't go to the Irish Pub... More 

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Thank stillnesspeaks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It was a perfect weather when we decided to eat at Himalayas, We were seated outside where they have the patio setting table to eat, i had Tikka Masala Salmon, with rice and naan bread, The curry flavor is super good and then i added up chili coz i want it spicy.Cynthia had Salmon Tandoori which of course she likes... More 

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Thank Suzette T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

After checking out the menu, we weren't disappointed in their offerings. I had the salmon tandoori and my wife had chicken tandoori. Both dishes came with generous helpings of meat, vegetables, rice and naan. Each was deliciously prepared and served hot. The service was efficient, but not hurried. Location was fun, as you had to travel down an alley from... More 

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Thank Patrick D
Napa Valley, California
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We keep returning to Taste of Himalayas in Sonoma. The lunch menu is a great bargain. For $ 13 you can get delicious lamb tandoori with vegetables, soup/Dahl, rice and nan/bread. Also available are chicken, salmon and vegetarian dishes. The waiter is usually the owner and he makes sure you are happy. The setting is quite casual. We like to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Looked for a nice place for lunch while stopping through downtown Sonoma. Been here before so it's our 2nd time. No disappointment. Visited on a weekday: parked off the downtown square, short walk; not busy, sat outside patio with no wait. Excellent Himalayan/Indian food, great friendly service. Walked to local parlor on the square for ice cream before the drive... More 

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Thank Glenn C
Sonoma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Friendly, warm service, good nan and curries, pakora, salad, aloo cauli, and saag paneer all very good; the staff's warmth and kindness set these restaurants (one in Napa also) apart. From mild to very spicy-hot, there are delicious dishes for any palate.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Nepalese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 464 1st St E, Ste F, Sonoma, CA 95476-6747
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-996-1161

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?