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Taste of the Himalayas

$$ - $$$Indian, ,
1700 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-3402
+1 510-849-4983
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic naan” (5 reviews)
“samosas” (6 reviews)
“goat curry” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1700 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-3402
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not sure were Himalayan cuisine starts, so to eat the unusual we mainly got appetizers because the rice dishes seemed to be Indian. Beautiful restaurant and great service seemed like a vacation. The food is good, but I didn't leave with a good...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 3 October 2017

All three of our dishes were Indian and they were very good but not great. Portions were a bit small and we asked for medium spice but wish we had our dishes more heavily spiced. Very attentive and friendly service. Pleasant decor and a great...More

Thank christopherpee
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Went in for an early dinner and had tasty dishes and a couple beers. Great attentive service and a nice menu with lots of choices. Reasonably priced too. We had a mushroom masala special and saag and butter chicken. Each comes with naan or rice....More

Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Take out was efficient. Food was good, but not great. We had Tandori Chicken and Lamb Biryani. We thought Flavors of India - on College had better food.

Thank dwisland
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We ordered Chicken Tikka Masala and Chicken Nauni (butter chicken), both with medium spiciness. The spice level on both was a zero, the chicken was dry and overcooked. It was just boring, under seasoned and disappointing. We ate it but felt it really belonged in...More

1  Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went to Taste of the Himalayas after being shut out of Chez Panisse and ended up having a relaxed delicious and generous meal instead. The lentil soup that comes with every dish is very filling. We ordered the dumplings that had a nice ginger...More

1  Thank Familytravelmaven
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Was on a weekday, solo.. Samosa's are to be recommended very tasty and well done. Had a boneless lamb in tasty sauce with mushrooms. Serving size was just right for one person. Atmosphere quiet and pleasant. Was in Berkeley for a week would come back...More

Thank Flemming V
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My husband and I took our granddaughter there for dinner, at her request. She is a freshman at Cal and had been there with her mom and friends, before. She raved about how good the food is and helped us order. We order a chicken...More

1  Thank elainebattista
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Had an okay lunch at Taste of the Himalayas this week. Curries were okay and the rice was well cooked but the naan was not good. The service was good though.

Thank Global_academic
Reviewed 25 January 2017

They seem to have goat curry or goat and rice, a great dish. I enjoy the garlic naan and the samosas. Always helpful, but come in a group, dishes are generous and it is more fun to share.

Thank Karl K
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25 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-3402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-849-4983
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