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Mantra Indian Cuisine

27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
+1 951-506-1800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
27645 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA 92590-2645
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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
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Normally I put the conclusion of my visit in the final phrase but for this one I am making the exception. This was an exceptional meal with traditional taste of India! This was my first time in Temecula and while looking on internet for some...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

The food is fantastic, the staff is great and the price is excellent! It's my favorite Indian restaurant in that region. Authentic (and very nice!) staff serves authentic Indian food always with attention and sympathy. The lunch buffet is delicious, the best cost-benefit for Indian...More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Tried this restaurant based on reviews here and we were not disappointed. Quiet on a Monday night, very quickly seated and drinks order taken. We ordered chicken tikka Marsala and Lamb Korma with sides of rice and naan, spice level six. The food came quickly...More

Thank DaveE45
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Love the food here Always clean and great service It's usually busy, with people from every culture dining here What a great find in Temecula

Thank Shelagh000
Reviewed 9 February 2016

this is one of the best Indian food in town the lunch buffet is great all you can eat and many choices they have a salad and desert bar as well to enhance the selection naan bread is always fresh and the buffet changes it...More

Thank european1991
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

If your new to Indian food give this buffett a try. Very good selection of meat and vegetable dishes. Very fresh and authentic meals with excellent service. Garlic Naan was hot and waiter kept bringing more. Overall very good experience here. Best Indian food around...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Had dinner here while on a business trip. I enjoy Indian cuisine and when in the UK I always make it to an Indian restaurant. To find one in Temecula was a surprise, and to have such nice food an even better surprise. Very good...More

Thank Frank_Frambach
Reviewed 9 December 2015

My mother had heard about how great the Indian buffet was, so we though we would give it a try. I have only had Indian food a couple of times, so I am not a connoisseur. I wanted to try a little of everything and...More

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Best Indian buffet in the Temecula/Murrieta/Lake Elsinore/Wildomar area. The waiters keep your water glass full and nan bread basket filled. Please don't go there if you don't like Indian food and not particularly an adventurous eater like that book club lady from Murrieta. I don't...More

Thank Eleanor P
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Questions & Answers
Helen D
29 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Thomas B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry was not there for lunch
Tom S
20 May 2015|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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