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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” (28 reviews)
“biryani” (8 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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329 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6931
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What elegant atmosphere and delicious food. The spice level was just as described so we really enjoyed the flavors. Adult beverages were available which was a great addition.

Thank Roberta F
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Food was very good. I had chicken butter curry and loved it. Service was very attentive, but we felt a little rushed. Prices were decent. Location and outdoor seating was very nice as well. Would return.

Thank emma b
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is very well located and has a great presence on the street. There are tables outside and the smell of food wafts out the front door. We actually walked past to look for another restaurant, but that aroma drew us back. The restaurant...More

Thank Lionel D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Found this restaurant okay but felt they rushed you with the courses. We had pakora and chicken starters which were nice. Then had chicken jalfrezi and a tikka dish which came before the dishes were removed. They were quick to fill the water glass up...More

Thank surfsup2
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I was tired after flying in from Houston, and once unpacked, registered for conference, I realized I was starving. Wandering around I came upon this little place and becuase I was beyond hungry and entering the hangry stage, I figured the advertised buffet was my...More

Thank ARKSugarLand
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Are you bored of the exotic food and want to have an appetizing Indian meal? I highly recommend the Royal India Restaurants in San Diego. I visited recently and will be definitely going back with my friends, family and colleagues.

Thank MarkMoran7
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My family eats India food quite often but this menu had several new choices. The restaurant is in the heart of the Gaslamp district in downtown San Diego. A beautiful restaurant and has been recognized as best Indian Cuisine in San Diego which I agree...More

Thank billbL906UG
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Nipped in to the Royal India Restaurant for dinner with business colleagues and found the restaurant to be a gem. Excellent dishes with a range of heat; tasty naan; great service and friendly staff. I highly recommend the Royal India!

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We went in for lunch and had the buffet. The food was either lukewarm or cold. I informed the servers that the elements needed to be turned up. The samosas were ice cold, so they brought some new ones. We didn't bother eating them as...More

Thank artist2be
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were SO looking forward to visiting the restaurant because of the good reviews. However, when we arrived Sunday 2:15pm for a late buffet lunch, we were terribly disappointed. The buffet selection was poor and all dried up. Just two curries (one being a 'mince'...More

Thank o_Mad_one
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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