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The 10 Best Indian Restaurants in Oakland

Updated: February 26, 2021

Looking for the top Indian food in Oakland? To get you the definitive list of the best Indian restaurants in Oakland, we examined the top review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Find everything you need to know about the finest Indian restaurants in Oakland below.

Find the perfect Indian restaurant

Curry Up Now

Indian · $12 avg. main dish
Oakland, San Pablo Gateway
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

The Everest Momo

Indian
Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Namaskar Food

Asian
Oakland, Hegenberger
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Guru Curry House

Indian
Oakland, Lake Merritt
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

High Peaks Kitchen

Indian
Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Namaste Pizza

Pizza · $23 avg. main dish
Oakland, Paradise Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Flavors of India

Indian · $14 avg. main dish
Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Annapurna Restaurant and Bar

Indian · $16 avg. main dish
Oakland, Old City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Royal Kitchen Indian Restaurant

Indian · $11 avg. main dish
Oakland, Oakland Airport
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Himalayan Curry House

Nepali · $19 avg. main dish
Oakland, Montclair Business
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Indian restaurants in Oakland. We analyzed 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat and diablo Magazine, 31320 Oakland restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Zagat - 12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area and diablo Magazine - 2018 Best Of The East Bay: Food. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Feastfox gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for chicken makhanwalla

    Experts often pair chicken makhanwalla with a glass of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • A killer pairing

    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 tips

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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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