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Bombay Gardens

172 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
+1 650-548-9966
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good47%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb curry” (3 reviews)
“garlic naan” (2 reviews)
“pakora” (2 reviews)
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
172 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

A pleasant surprise to find local friends in the same restaurant. The buffet was reasonable, and the food met expectations. The restaurant afforded quiet conversations and a pleasant fare. My favourite was the Lamb Curry, and the Green Beans and Red Squash. I tried all...More

Thank 868riaw
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with family of 6 and the food there is awesome. They gave complimentary appertizers like Papadoms and paneer pakora. The main dish tarka daal and Butter chicken and their garlic naan was lovely. We ordered some extra for take out but...More

Thank Aruna P
Reviewed 2 September 2017

3½* Bombay Garden Indian food San Mateo Have buffet lunches Very nice furniture and carpets Polite staff Food is tasty, portions moderate Liked the fish dish Chicken was dry; lamb underwhelming Sauces were good Beer was not cold; they have wines

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Haven't had a bad meal yet and I'm quite picky about everything. Came back here last week and had; naan, pakoras, paneer tika (dry) and chicken korma. All were delicious and the service was great. As we were leaving and bus pulled up and a...More

Thank Biglaugh
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit for well cooked and beautifully flavoured food. I chose what I usually eat in Scotland and was pleasantly surprised at how different the flavours were. Reasonably priced for what we ordered.

Thank SNtraveller47
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here on a whim today. No research, no recommendation. The lunch buffet was tasty with a good selection. The nan was prompt, fresh, and plentiful. The butter chicken was perfect, but the lamb curry had a lot of gristle and was not...More

Thank Barbara d
Reviewed 26 July 2016

When I entered the resturant around 8PM, no one was there. I should have recognised the omen and leave the place at the same moment. I did not listen to my head and ordered a Chicken Biryani which turned out to be worst food I...More

Thank SahilGupta12
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Plz dnt go to Bombay Garden if you are looking for some lipsmacking delicious Indian food. It does not worth and too pricey compared to the quality server.I ordered chicken Biriyani and chicken tikka butter masala.. they were completely oil less and dry.And tasteless.. My...More

Thank Subarna K
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

At San Mateo close to San fransisco this place is on 3 rd avenue..Indian cuisine well spread buffet with Tandoori chicken on menu..Good veg preparation too..Rice khichdi.,veg pakoras & Makhni daal worth a mention..Good for families.

Thank bninad
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We dined here one day, while we were staying in San Mateo. The spread of Indian dishes was good. It is a small eatery in the heart of the city. Recommended for good quality food.

Thank Rajeshwar Dayal M
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-548-9966
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