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3469 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8948
+1 530-541-3354
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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San Francisco, California
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a chance to try out this place yesterday. We had stopped off at the CVS next door and the smell of delicious food coming out from the cafe next door was enough for us to check them out. They had buffet out but we decided to just order from the menu. We ordered samosas..naan and tried out their butter... More 

Thank Gensmith
Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Large menu selection, friendly staff. Unassuming decor but the food is excellent. Well-versed staff to make suggestions. Generous portions. Nothing bad to say about this place and any review I write won't do it justice. If you like Indian food and are in South Lake Tahoe, this is a must do!! Also, they have a buffet that looked really good... More 

Thank Sus4nB
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome buffet, great staff, clean and welcoming environment. This place is perfect for dinner or lunch; take a break and relax with the peaceful music and calming atmosphere. The Chicken Tikka Masala is soo good, not to mention the rest of the buffet, and fresh naan. If you're needing a fix for Indian cuisine then stop in here and you... More 

Thank LA S
Brisbane, Australia
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226 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had take out from Nikki's and it was by far the best Indian food we had on our whole 6 month holiday!! We ordered the Butter Chicken and the Tikki Masala.The flavours were amazing and the portion sizes really decent. The staff we just so lovely and very friendly. I would recommend this place to anyone that wants great... More 

Thank JessMTATravel
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We live in Sac and frequent India Oven but this place blows them away. So much flavor and the meat has a great flavor and is good quality. We ate there 2 days in a row!

Thank Chelsea G
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Went here by myself on a very quiet weeknight - I was the only customer but the whole town was quiet. Service was good and the food was lovely (I had the chicken madras). Only down point was a waitress who stood in a corner and was watching videos on her phone very loudly. Somewhat annoying and not great behaviour... More 

Thank biggrumpybadger
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

About the only Indian food place in SLT. Ordered samaosas, aloo and keema parathas and some other appetizers. Everything tasted pretty good. If you are missing Indian food on you trip to the place, would recommend this place.

Thank asb d
1 review
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Really a good Indian restaurant very near to South lake Tahoe Gandola. Each item in the buffet was coming out with new surprise and mouth watering experience.I am definitly looking forward to go to Nikki's Indian Cuisine again and again and again!!!!

Thank Soumya A
Edmond, Oklahoma
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Don't let the appearance of this place keep you away. Come inside and enjoy a better than average meal in a restaurant that appears to be run by a lovely Indian Family....very warm and friendly. We tried many things but our favorites were the butter chicken, the chicken tikka masala and the roasted garbanzo beans. We were there for the... More 

Thank Marjorie D
San Francisco, California
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91 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

After a long day of drive we wanted to get some spicy Indian appetizers. Google took us to this place and we were pleasantly surprised with the quality of food. We had pakoda, vada pav, chana bhatura and masala chai. Everything tasted fresh. Not too spicy or oily. Chai was fantastic. Don't get discouraged by the look of this place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3469 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8948
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-541-3354

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?