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Taste of the Himalayas

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
8008 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
+1 858-551-9999
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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8008 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

THE GOOD: I love this place; their food is outstanding, great portions, good price. Shrimp chilly and chicken Makhani are a MUST, service is always very good. THE BAD: Their La Jolla location is HORRIBLE, its old, its ugly, the bathroom is disgusting, their tables...More

Thank Fausto C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I love that you get the taste of authentic food while you hear the sound of the water in the background since the beach nearby.

Thank Jayvee A
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We stopped here after a stroll on the beach and enjoyed a cocktail and appetizers.Which were delicious.So later when we were going to order from GrubHub we decided on Taste of the Himalayas.Absolutely delicious food.And piping hot from GrubHub too.

Thank Rkelly2014
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Visited post spending couple of hours at La Jolla Cove. The place is beautiful. Well maintained. Staff is very courteous. Food was very well prepared and delicious. Enjoyed a lot.

Thank Sandeep J
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Service and friendliness of staff was excellent - food is very good. Why only a 3 out of 5 then? Husband asked for Sierra Nevada beer, unfortunately they didn't have in stock, so they recommended the Himalayan beer, which they said was similar (it wasn't...More

Thank chewedpup
Reviewed 30 November 2017

....I really hate to say this because I never believe reviews when I read this but I have to because it's absolutely 100% true. All 6 of us saw (GASP) cockroaches. I've only seen them a couple times before in Mexico so I had to...More

Thank KatherineNoel
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful made to order curries. Worth the wait! I require no salt and they accommodate me every time! FRESH

Thank OneOrchidLover
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Loved having a tasty lunch outside on a beautiful day. The Chicken Vindaoo was excellent. Fun decor inside.

Thank Ann D
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch on a Sunday afternoon and had a good experience. If it wasn't for me managing to finish my dish before my wife even got hers, this would have been 5/5! I ordered one Palak Paneer ($13.95+Tax), and my wife had one...More

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My family and I really enjoyed eating at this place. First off, the fact that you can sit outdoors and see the ocean makes this place worth visiting. Secondly, the staff who are so friendly and courteous make this place worth visiting. From the moment...More

Thank Funtravels13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8008 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-9999
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