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Lotus Cuisine of India

704 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3213
+1 415-456-5808
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
704 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3213
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11 - 20 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great Indian restaurant with abundant and friendly service staff. Nicely decorated restaurant with a retractable roof. Classic Indian dishes prepared to desired spice level and nicely served and presented. Excellent quality food. Some service hick-ups which were quickly rectified. Not cheap but overall good value....More

1  Thank GoGlobalMan
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This and Sartaj in Sausalito are my 2 go to Indian restaurants in Marin. While Sartaj is completely casual, almost a hole in the wall atmosphere (with delicious food prepared when you order), Lotus is white table-cloth restaurant. On warm evenings they sometimes open the...More

1  Thank REH999
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The buffet lunch is great. Delicious, standard Indian Fare, great services, and for a good price. One of my go to lunch spots.

1  Thank cbd222
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered vegetarian food over the phone and the lady who took the order was less than friendly. Upon arrival at the restaurant, I requested if they had plates and silverware. She plopped a can with spoons and forks and said " take what you need"....More

1  Thank Sanjay C
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Not only am I in "Gluten-Free Food Paradise" every time we visit for dinner, but all my friends (who eat wheat) love it, too. The owner warmly greets everyone and the servers anticipate your every need. Get the Saag Paneer, the Malai Kofta, and the...More

1  Thank KarenBluestone
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Lotus is my favorite restaraunt. Every meal I've had there is outstanding and the wait staff are quick to respond to their guest's needs. Guests are seated promptly and waiters take your order swiftly. The naan is delicious and they even have gluten free options.

1  Thank Bxxbaddboyy
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Love Lotus food, service, staff and the retractable roof during warm weather. When we arrive back in town, our first response is "Let's go to Lotus because we are craving their delicious Indian food." The staff always greets us with big smiles and makes us...More

Thank 785karenf
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Lotus is what happiness means to food. It's amazing. Just go once and you'll see the light. The food is epic all of it. Saag paneer is creamy tikka masala is dope and lamb vindaloo is perfect. Ask for the garlic naan and enjoy

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 18 February 2016

My husband and I eep finding ourselves back here when we want a delicious and varied meal. The appetizers could make a whole meal. Everything is beautifully presented. The servers are solicitous. Save room for the dessert.

Thank MarcieLeach
Reviewed 12 February 2016

What a find! Best Indian restaurant in America, having traveled through 32 States in 18 years and having Indian friends who know how to cook the real deal!! I had the lamb which was perfectly spicy with all the flavor locked into the meat, loved...More

Thank Englishlass63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3213
    (Tamalpias Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-456-5808
Description
Serving the best Indian Food in Marin County in downtown San Rafael since 1999. Vegan and Vegetarian, Gluten free, all organic. Lunch Buffet, Online Take Out Ordering, Zagat rated. Ranked #1 Marin Indian Restaurant. Certified Green Business.
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