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All India Cafe

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39 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-1905
+1 626-440-0309
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food great atmosphere, very friendly staff. Went in family group of nine and we were very pleased.

Thank Graham C
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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79 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have been there a couple of times and tried some authentic Indian food. The restaurant is located in old town Pasadena and is very easily accessible. The food is tasty, albeit the quantity appears to be on the lesser side. However the Indian buffet option was not available, which was a little of a let down. The Tandoori butter... More 

Thank debadatt2003
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We went here with friends. My chicken was tough. I should have returned it. I won't be going back here again! We also had to wave down the waiter. Terrible.

Thank Amy T
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Went with a group from work. They brought out bread to start with a dipping sauce that was very tasty. I had the Chicken Biriyni which was very good and was a large portion. I was starved when I arrived and very full when I left. The food was very good and the prices where extremely cheap considering portion sizes.... More 

Thank Mike B
Pasadena, California
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113 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Tandoori chicken undercooked. Sugar added to the raita. Gag! But my friends love it. They had different dishes

Thank WendyS58
Washington DC
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311 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

We wanted Indian food - we'd been to two other highly rated restaurants in this area and were disappointed - food OK not great despite good reviews. All India was empty when we arrived (not a good sign) but very clean and smelled incredibly good so we decided to stay.We were not disappointed. The food was very good. We got... More 

Thank FormerChicagoGal
Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

It is a pretty well known fact by my co-workers who are from India that this is the most authentic and delicious Indian food in Pasadena. I come here about once a month. They have lots of great choices for Vegans like me.

Thank L R
Los Angeles, California
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382 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

I've only had Indian food a couple times, not my first choice when deciding where to eat. But we were with some Indian friends and they wanted to take us to this place since it was one of their favorite Indian restaurants. I left the ordering up to my friend, for the four of us, he ordered quite a bit... More 

Thank Todd H
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

As a flight attendant who goes to India this was a pretty great place for curry had the lamb masala with peshwari naan (not on the menu) was amazing was a big table and no inconvenience !! Fantastic family run place with equally great service I will be back !!

Thank Daniel W
Brooklyn, NY
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

The food was so good at this restaurant! My husband and I are always on a mission to find excellent indian food and this place scored big! The staff is great as well.

Thank GivemeaTfortravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Indian, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
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: 39 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-1905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-440-0309

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