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Mantra Indian Cuisine

27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
+1 951-506-1800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

We waited for almost one hour to get our food. (We ordered tandori dinner and non-vegetarian dinner.) The food was okay, but wasn't hot, and the plate that the food came in looked like a TV dinner plate in stainless steel... One of the waiters...More

Thank Golfwithcats
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

it's so sad that we reached 20 mins before closing and they refused entry to us. It's really bad attitude as we were okay with to-go also. For to-go, he offered smallest box with high price to put to go. Worst experience. Shouldn't go here...More

Thank RGB85
Reviewed 25 November 2016

however i didn't enjoy the dinner not buffet esp their main dish chicken tika masala was so so.. i guess for the locals.. taste bland. good variety for lunch buffet enjoyable and i wd return for the buffet

Thank malimu
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had dinner at Mantra while in Temecula on business. The food was excellent, prices very fair, and the wait staff was very friendly. I would definitely go back and am looking forward to having my leftovers for lunch tomorrow!

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for the buffet on Sunday. In the area due to business travels. Place was busy and staff friendly. The place was clean. Decor is somewhat plain. The buffet food was OK. I didn't get to sample their regularly menu so hard to say...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Was craving 'INDIAN' and this was the most highly rated place closest to Sun City, CA where I was visiting my Mother. The buffet is just the only way to experience so many flavors and get to not be forced to fill up on just...More

1  Thank BRENT C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

They have an awesome lunch buffet, if you want to go in and test out what you like. Food is always fresh and great tasting with a nice variety on the buffet. Cannot go wrong here. Can get quite busy at lunch time.

Thank Lainie99
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We have visited Mantra, many times, mostly for lunch. Each of the many items in the buffet lunch is well prepared and lets you taste about 12 different Indian dishes. The price of $9.99 is very reasonable for what you get. The waiters are excellent...More

Thank LDACalif
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Authentic Indian served to the level of spiciness requested. All the traditional flavors and combinations. The spicy masala tastes like bhuna masala, very flavorful. If only the beer menu were provided, maybe 5 stars. I asked for a beer menu, but none was provided.

1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Obviously, everyone goes here for the lunch buffet. No menu was offered. Staff is friendly and efficient. Buffet dishes contained a variety of typical faire, vegetarian and chicken, also salad. Nothing was overly spicy, so is suitable for all. At $8.99 including breads, a great...More

Thank Sandmonster2014
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Helen D
29 December 2016|
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Response from Thomas B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry was not there for lunch
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Tom S
20 May 2015|
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Response from BRENT C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is...(sorry this reply is so late) but it appears your question was submitted before my last visit to Mantra this Summer.... Lunch: Monday - Sunday : 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Dinner: Monday - Sunday : 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-506-1800
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