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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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8008 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4160
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Reviewed yesterday

Very close to La Jolla Cove. Went late so was not able to enjoy the views, but it is not overlooking the cove (on a side street). Service is excellent. The momos (dumplings) are fantastic. I love Nepalese food, but was a little disappointed that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ShreekantP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was told there was an Indian in La Jolla where the owner has the Arsenal badge tattooed to his chest. This I had to see, I also knew that I was likely to get a good curry as going anywhere other than UK or...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tyfairclough
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We had dinner here once and it was delicious so we came back. The second time around was not so good. The food was cold when we finally got it. The service was poor. We were disappointed. It is close to the Cove and has...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Judy B
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Ordered through Grubhub...take note this is one of many Indian cuisines places serving extremely ordinary fare. The food is barely palatable and is not designed for connoisseurs bit occasional dabblers in Indian cuisine. In short just okay. We called restaurant couple of times to confirm...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank keepwalkingw
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We loved Indian food and often try new Indian restaurants when we travel. Our local favorite back home is very, very good and the best we had was in Asheville, NC. So, it can be hard to impress us because we have had amazing Indian...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Napalicoastkauai
Reviewed 20 June 2018

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

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank fausto1620
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.

Date of visit: August 2017
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.

Date of visit: January 2018
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.

Date of visit: November 2017
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

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank chewedpup
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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