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The 10 Best Indian Restaurants in Berkeley

Updated: February 26, 2021

Did someone say Indian food? To get you the ultimate list of the finest Indian restaurants in Berkeley, we analyzed the top review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Compare ratings, reviews, prices and hours easily by scrolling down and checking out our top 10 list.

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Vik’s Chaat

Indian
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Ajanta

Indian
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Tigerlily Berkeley

Indian
Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Udupi Palace

Indian
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Mount Everest Restaurant

Indian
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

East Bay Spice Company

Indian · $16 avg. main dish
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Himalayan Tandoori & Curry House

Indian
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Taste of the Himalayas

Indian · $16 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kabana Restaurant

Pakistani · $9 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Urbann Turbann

Indian · $9 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best Indian restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 31320 Berkeley restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Berkeley restaurant reviews, and 1539 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline, Zagat and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - The 5 best Indian spots in Berkeley, Zagat - Best Indian in Oakland/Berkeley and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Best Indian Food in San Francisco/Bay Areawe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy chicken makhanwalla with Châteauneuf-du-Pape

    For an elevated experience, pair your chicken makhanwalla with Châteauneuf-du-Pape. This combination works particularly well because this white wine harmonises with the dish.


  • The perfect match for tandoori-roasted meat

    Experts suggest pairing a tandoori-roasted meat with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.


Factoids

  • A typical drink from India

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in India, haldi doodh is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with turmeric, milk, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, cloves, allspice.

Parking in the area

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Berkeley. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Indian spot.

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