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The 5 Best Indian Restaurants in San Mateo

Updated: February 26, 2021

Want to find the best Indian spots in San Mateo? To get you the definitive list of the finest Indian restaurants, we scoured the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Find everything you need to know about the top Indian restaurants below.

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All Spice

San Mateo, Aragon
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Urban Momo

San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Curry Up Now

Indian · $12 avg. main dish
San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Inchin’s Bamboo Garden

San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Dosa N Biryani

San Mateo, Bay Meadows
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Finding the best Indian restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 31320 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in San Mateo and 1539 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Zagat, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and Michelin Guide had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Zagat - 12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Best Indian Food in San Francisco/Bay Area and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019). Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take chicken makhanwalla to the next level

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

Fun facts

  • 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 information

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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