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World Curry

Pacific Beach
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1433 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3015
+1 858-270-4455
11:00 - 21:30
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San Diego, California
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. Tried a half dozen different curries and loved them all. Generous portions and wonderful presentation. Staff are attentive and always super friendly. After a meal I buy their curry paste so I can make more at home.

Thank scooterdu
Hyderabad, India
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76 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This has been our go to place for a late relaxing lunch. With dishes from around the globe prepared in a laid back setting - this is a lip-smacking affair!

Thank Dipraj N
San Diego, California
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This simple, inconspicuous restaurant provides a tour of the world of curries. And they do a very good job with dishes from a lot of different cultures. Good quality food, friendly staff, quick service, reasonable prices. Check it out. And, if you dare, try the phall curry made with ghost chilis.

Thank Cary L
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The Vindaloo was good and spicy, the Mussman sweet and tangy. Both were good. The only meat choice seems to be chicken, though. No shrimp or lamb.

Thank Mike C
Chicago, IL
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We were staying in the Pacific Beach area, and about 5 days into our stay discovered World Curry. That was it. Since then we ate dinner from there every night. We tried different dishes each night and every single dish was superb. I have only one griped - one the rice is always sticky rice. I wish basmati rice were... More 

1 Thank dkrchicago
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

We went here as it was close and had good reviews. We were disappointed. No shrimp available but we weren't told when we ordered take out so we came back the required 15 mins later only to find out then and have to order something else. Rice was lukewarm. Curries were lukewarm, tandoori kebab was cold but the tikka masala... More 

Thank Chimpy28
Coronado, California
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Several different kinds are available. Servings are heavy on the rice, easy on the curry, but it's a very fair meal for the price. I've been a couple of times and would happily go again. Not a fancy place, but a good meal.

Thank roena o
San Diego, California
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347 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

This place is a great dining choice in Pacific Beach. They offer a variety of curries - vegan, gluten free, & vegetarian options available. They'll adjust the spice level to your liking.

Thank TheAnvil
Pensacola, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We had great service and enjoyed the food very much. Portions were good size and the wait staff extremely helpful. But MAN! Did we have to ward off the flies!

1 Thank Kimham1
Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The food at World Curry was nothing short of fantastic. May wife and I took our 8-year-old granddaughter to San Diego for a quick summer getaway and saw this restaurant while driving around town. We like it so much we returned the next day for another meal. I highly recommend the Tikka Masala and the Golden.

Thank Kevin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 12
Indian, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1433 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-4455

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