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Himalayan Kitchen

$$ - $$$Indian, ,
431 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2304
+1 805-882-1000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (4 reviews)
“dumplings” (3 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Tibetan, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
431 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2304
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After reading a few reviews we popped into Himalayan kitchen for a meal . I ordered the veggie dhal and wife had the meat version,(lamb)combined with 2 curry,naan and a lentil soup.the wife ordered a coke & never received it. My mum & bf both...More

Thank crashing c
Himalayan K, Owner at Himalayan Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your valuable words for us. We will make changes as you mention as soon as possible

Reviewed 24 March 2018

Its Indian food restaurant serving rice, daal, sabji, roti, salad and papad. Awsome healthy food to dine with friends and i just love it

Thank udaym2016
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I was pleasantly surprised to find this wonderful restaurant on State Street. They offer Indan, Napoleon and Tibetan cuisines. The huge vegetarian and vegan menus were definitely a plus. I strongly recommend it!

Thank S S
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Not impressed with food or service. I am a big fan of Indian food and just came back from India. The chicken wasn’t tender, buffet selection is limited and not impressive. None of the servers or cooks heard of “gluten”.

Thank kat s
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My sister and I discovered it, while strolling downtown SB, she loved everything, so we took our spouses, we all loved anything and everything we picked, so we took friends, they enjoyed it so as well, so we continue to return, for a refreshing change...More

Thank doris s
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Weird visit here. Stopped in for lunch; when we walked in we were immediately told "we don't have a buffet" as if we were being discouraged from eating here. We said we weren't looking for a buffet anyway and were seated. We were the only...More

Thank jerjon
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Very bad experience for people looking for authentic Nepalese or Indian food. We arrived at 2:15 and they were about to close their buffet so we preferred ala-carte. But seems they created our food around the stuff left in the buffet. Thuppa had pieces for...More

Thank Prem K
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We enjoy Indian food and were interested in trying Himalayan food. This rating is based on only three dishes: tomato soup, chicken massala and sherpa stew. The portions were generous and the seasoning in the soup and stew different from what we know as Indian...More

Thank 38lindal
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Was visiting Santa Barbara and decided to get out the Indian cuisine. The chicken makhani and chicken korma tasted the same. Food wasn’t as spicy as you would expect. Overall I would rate the food and ambience as average!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We loved it and brought a ton home! Vegan, vegetarian and 6 year old all satisfied. Grandson loved veggie chow chow!

Thank DTen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-882-1000
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Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan Cuisine Enjoy tasty food with authentic flavors prepared freshest ingredients, spices and herbs, made with traditional recipes
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