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The 5 Best Indian Restaurants in San Rafael

Updated: February 26, 2021

Want to find the top Indian spots in San Rafael? We did the heavy lifting for you by scouring all the best review sites to find the 10 best Indian restaurants. Find everything you need to know about the finest Indian restaurants below.

Find the perfect Indian restaurant

Bombay Grill

Indian · $15 avg. main dish
San Rafael, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Masala Kitchen

San Rafael, Canal Waterfront
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Lotus Cuisine of India

Indian · $14 avg. main dish
San Rafael, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Taj of Marin

Indian · $14 avg. main dish
San Rafael, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Amber Kitchen

Indian · $14 avg. main dish
San Rafael, Downtown
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Indian restaurants in San Rafael. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 31320 spots across San Rafael, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1539 lists and articles from the likes of Marin Magazine and Zagat – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in Marin Magazine - Where To Eat: San Rafael and Zagat - Best Restaurants in Marin County. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to vindaloo lamb

    When ordering vindaloo lamb, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.

  • Châteauneuf-du-Pape and chicken makhanwalla

    Experts suggest pairing chicken makhanwalla with a glass of oaked Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a white wine that harmonises with the dish.

Interesting facts

  • The ideal pairing

    Often considered one of the most typical drinks in India, haldi doodh is a common choice across the country, often made with turmeric, milk, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, cloves, allspice.

Parking tips

Parking in San Rafael can be a challenge. 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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