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Akbar Cuisine of India

) #210 of 556 Restaurants in Pasadena $$ - $$$ Indian
44 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3610
+1 626-577-9916
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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44 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3610
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at this place for lunch on a road trip as it is close to the freeway. The ambience is good. The food was merely average. Paneer tikka masala was too sour. No salt. Vegetable bhuna was mediocre too. Lots of mushrooms and celery. Both...More

Thank Veggie4eva
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is a good 25-30 min drive but we don't care. The coco-lamb and chix tandoori masala are great! Service is really good too. Sometimes there is a wait for peak dinner times in the weekend but nothing bad. For some reason, if you order...More

Thank flipsub
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Best samosas I ever have. Delicious vegan choices, even for lactose intolerant people. Excellent prices for couple that include dessert --sadly just one dessert for two people.

Thank MarcelaToledo
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I wanted an Indian lunch with my brother. Indian restaurants are everywhere in London and so varied to fit every taste and every pocket. So, we went to Akbar...he had been there sometime before. The occasion started badly with us both being ignored and not...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Previous reviews of this restaurant were mixed but it was close to the hotel so I decided to give it a go anyway. The onion bhaji appetizer was extremely dark in color which made me think the oil was too hot. As expected the inside...More

Thank TucsonTraveller
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I made Akbar our first stop on a night on the town. We chose Akbar based upon the reviews and our own desire for Indian food. We are not experts in Indian Cuisine, but we know a good plate of food when...More

Thank Loteklenny
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

When I hanker for Indian food, Akbar has been my first choice of restaurant. Their Indian dishes are excellent! However, at this last visit, I also ordered a salad and a soup and both were, well...ok. The beet salad was really nothing special and the...More

Thank ReiseB
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The food at Akbar is the most desirable Indian food in memory, very sparing on the oil which is my usual stop button. That said i had dinner here after only visiting for lunch on previous occasions. If value is a factor, go for lunch....More

1  Thank Ed B
Reviewed 5 November 2016

First of all, let me say that what I had was delicious and perfectly seasoned. I couldn't remember the dish so I tried to look it up on the menu on their website but it is totally different. It should be noted that at least...More

1  Thank Tony K
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Sharon helped thru the menu. Fantastic food. Great service! Chicken tamattar was tasty. Just the right amount of seasoning.

Thank matthew m
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-577-9916
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