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Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant

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11138 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3133
+1 818-980-2273
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Calgary
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner tonight with our kids (ages 9/12) and we were impressed. Good portion sizes and good prices. Full meal with wine and appetizers for $70! Very attentive and friendly staff. I would return!

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Thank AmyCCalgary
Jaman Z, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

AmyCCalgary, Thank you for taking time to leave a review for Lal Mirch! We are happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The sevice was good, and the food excellant. Authentic indian food is no not easy to find and thiswas excellant.

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Thank avmlevi2017
Jaman Z, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Avmlevi2017, Thank you for your kind review! We are pleased you enjoyed your visit to our establishment. More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I am a visitor to LA from east coast. Just thought of having soup, simple naan and daal for dinner. Aloo naan was undercooked.. felt like eating baked flour.. Didnt expect a simple yellow dal fry to go wrong.. but it wasnt good at all. Sorry, i was disappointed.

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Thank SwaroopaArvind
Jaman Z, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you SwaroopaArvind for your candid review. We strive for customer satisfaction and are disappointed we missed with your visit. If you would like to discuss your experience please call me. (818) 980-2273 More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

When ever in USA, I visit the place, on your entry you are served onion bites with smile, you can decide your dishes while tasting bites, the service is very quick so you do not waste much of your time, the taste of food is excellent, , manager is always very humble and provides the Best. Good Luck.

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Thank cjd290446
Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and taking time to leave a review! We appreciate your business and look forward to your next visit. More 

Galway, Ireland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had meal here on Monday the 3rd October 2016 group of four people Paid for meal by credit card, had to let ourselves out when we finished our meal staff had disappeared. 3 days later discovered our card had been skimmed for 3400 euro Tracked our spending no record on card of our visit there (strange)

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Thank Stonehall
Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you had this problem with your credit card. I would be happy to look into the issue on your behalf. Please call me at (818) 980-2273, so I can get more details about what happened. Thank you and I look forward to assisting you. More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on our visit to LA. After a long day at the Universal Studios, we decided to have a meal here. The service was poor, inefficient and lacked enthusiasm. Every time we needed a drink or order more food it was a struggle to get the waiter's attention. We were rushed through our starters and our main meal... More 

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Thank GreenEyedGirll
Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you GreenEyedGirll for taking the time to leave your review. Please call me as I would like to discuss your visit and how we could make it up to you. My number is 818-980-2273 More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I was totally disappointed to eat here...No matter what you ordered, it was served in an insipid red coloured curry by very indifferent staff.The service is slow and unprofessional indicating that the restaurant is badly under staffed.

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Thank Arun-Aruni
Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

I am sorry Arun-Aruni that your experience was as you described in your review. Please call me as I would like to discuss your visit and how we could make it up to you. My number is 818-980-2273 More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Great place and great food. I've eaten there many times. Staff is great. Know the owners who are very nice and always trying to please all of the customers. I checked in and got a free soup. My fav dish is the makni. But luv all of the dishes. If you are brave, try the lava. I was brave a... More 

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Thank tC C
Jaman Z, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and the encouraging comments. Looking forward to your next visit! More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Each time I attempted to eat here over the years ( it is close to work) I have felt like the waiter was thinking this.. Staff are consistently listless and inattentive. No matter what you order it looks and tastes the same, drowned in a dull red sauce. Stopped going here and went across the street to Bollywood Cafe which... More 

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Thank OutyAbouty
Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you have not had a good experience at Lal Mirch. If you would care to give us a try again, you can ask for me personally, Zaman, and I will be happy to make some recommendations that are more diverse. More 

los angeles
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170 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I've driven by this restaurant a zillion times since I live nearby and it's on the way to my gym. I never stopped in because it didn't look inviting, possibly because you can't see inside. I bought a Groupon so I thought it was a good time to try it. I thought the food was good and the service was... More 

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Thank valleytrekker
Jaman Z, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You detailed comments help us to provide increasing quality. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11138 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-980-2273
Description
Lal Mirch invites you to come and enjoy the best traditional Indian cuisine, served in an elegant and casual atmosphere. The spices used are imported directly from India to preserve the quality and freshness captured in the flavours, and a comprehensive vegetarian menu is also available. The role of spices and herbs goes beyond great cooking and great taste to be a healthy addition to any meal. You can choose from mild, medium, or hot for levels of spice, and the chef prepares each dish individually to ensure freshness, quality and satisfaction. Conveniently located in Studio City, near Universal Studios, the elegantly appointed dining area is the perfect place to begin with delicious Indian appetisers, like samosa, meat or vegetable turnovers stuffed with ground beef or mixed vegetables. Traditional lentil soup, naan breads, tandoori (clay oven) and curry dishes are all available for you to enjoy.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?