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Flavor of India

3026 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3304
+1 805-682-6561
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan” (11 reviews)
“curry” (10 reviews)
“gosht” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3026 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3304
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We heard Flavor of India served a good Indian buffet. Having been spoiled by a delicious, but admittedly much more expensive, Indian buffet near my previous home in San Jose, the expectation going into Flavor was high. We were NOT disappointed. It’s delicious. The room...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

You order a dish to go for example like the Lamb Korma or curry, they put 3 pieces of meat. Definitely skip.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jseze
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This is my 'go to' Indian restaurant... and I try to catch the lunch buffet at least once a month. It's always delicious and a great value given the opportunity to sample so many different dishes in a single meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 817ChrisH
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Best food place ever...i loved d simplicity of flavors n hospitality. Dal makhni...saag paneer n naan..yummmm

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank archananirwan29
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at Flavor of India several times and highly recommend this restaurant for high quality, reasonably priced, excellent Indian cuisine with very generous portions and excellent house wine .. and right on State Street in Santa Barbara. We thought it would be good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KarenBonavita
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Generally typical selection of Indian food. Well executed and good service. Indoor or patio dining available. Limited parking.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank neildean
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a good ambience and serves a wide range of Indian dishes. We had a very enjoyable evening meal here. Our waiter helped us with our choices as we were uncertain how spice levels in the USA would compare to the UK where...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JAF_Wales
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We come to eat here every time we come to Santa Barbara. Great staff, good service, clean, and outstanding flavorful food. I especially like their sag, dal and naan.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kate93426
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Good spot for tasty Indian food. Lamb curry was especially good. Popular place, good value, knowledgeable staff.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank wilbron
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This place has existed for as long as I can remember. The chicken tikka masala is the best I have tasted and the garlic naan is to die for. Friendly atmosphere. I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kirsty K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3026 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-682-6561
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