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Royal India

329 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6931
+1 619-269-9999
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“naan” (29 reviews)
“curry” (28 reviews)
“nans” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
329 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6931
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just finished a delicious meal with excellent cocktails & superlative service marred only by an 18” long black hair in the basmati rice..... could have been worse. They did apologize...... The shrimp curry however was very good...

Thank Z6343VCjohnh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place for dinner and ordered yellow lentil, mattar panner, samosas and bhel puri. Except samosas everything else was really delicious!!!

Thank Sumeet S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed an authentic Indian meal of Butter Lamb and Garlic Naan. I definitely recommend checking these guys out if you need a fix on some really good Indian cuisine!

1  Thank jeremyseda
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Went on St Patrick’s day because all of the Irish pubs were packed, and it turned out to be a great decision. My wife had the Vindaloo chicken and I had a similar curry butter chicken entree, and both were outstanding. The wait staff also...More

Thank Roger I
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Cannot go wrong, everything is delicious. No wait, friendly staff, nice interior with corner booths, food came out fast.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Loved this restaurant. It was casual, yet elegant; jeans or dressy, and proximity was the best! Close to the civic center, gaslamp district, convention center. We parked in the Ralph's grocery store underground (two hours free), which is only one block away. But the food...More

Thank fairgirl59
Reviewed 20 February 2018

If you're a lover of Indian food, then you know that quality can be all over the map. Thankfully, the food at Royal India lies in a very good part of the map. All of the seven or so dishes we sampled were tasty, the...More

Thank DBLBassman
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We showed up shortly after 11:00 AM and were the only guests for the buffet, which had the usual assortment of Indian dishes.

Thank jerroldw
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Decided to go here after looking at our Indian restaurant reviews. Glad we did. We were Sat right away, got our wine and dinner quickly. One of the best butter chicken we have had and one of the best lamb biryani. Overall enjoyed our evening...More

Thank maemae01
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We stopped here on the Bite San Diego food tour and tried the buffet. I liked it a lot. I don't know what the complaints are. I've had tons of Indian food in my life and while this was not the best, it was far...More

Thank russkwtx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6931
    (4th avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-269-9999
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