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Amber India

Map & Directions 2290 El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
  • Indian
  • Daily 11:30am-10pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Private Party, Catering
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Accepted
  • Street


SF Weekly's Description

One of the region's best Indian restaurants, this surprisingly expansive and luxurious place (located in an unprepossessing mini-mall) features impeccably prepared classics (tandoori meats and seafood, samosas, pakoras, curries, and vegetable dishes) as well as more unusual dishes such as lamb curries in mild almond or hot chile sauces, hot goa fish curry, and a famed specialty, butter chicken (in a deep-orange spicy sauce). Buffet lunch is a terrific bargain.

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  • Christin S. on 12/16/09

    the butter chicken is amazing!

  • Cindy L. on 04/17/12

    Tonight I discovered that it is not that I don't like Indian food, but that I only like, well love good Indian food. Amber is the best I've ever had.

  • Denise on 01/30/11

    The sukhi bhindi (spicy okra with onions) is delicious! Ask for medium-mild spiciness.

  • anja l. on 09/14/09

    they closed before 230 pm and I didn't get any lunch! :(

  • Cait F. on 11/16/11

    Order the Butter Chicken!!!!!!

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  • Ghee Whiz

    I've been spending two nights a week in India lately, courtesy of the Satyajit Ray film festival at the Stanford Theatre (221 University in... More on Amber India »

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