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Amber India Restaurant

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2290 El Camino Real Suite 9, Mountain View, CA 94040-1632 (Between Rengstorff & Ortega Avenue)
+1 650-968-7511
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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316 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Been to this place many many times.. The food is very good, lunch time is busy but since its buffet it goes fast. Visited recently with a friend of mine for lunch and was not disappointed. We could find a quite corner so we were able to talk, as otherwise it gets a bit noisy..

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Thank JupiterNine
Mountain View, CA
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been long time customers of this restaurant, which recently moved to it's new location. The new location on El Camino Real is better, feels more spacious and it has a nice outdoor eating area. For nights when the weather is clear, the outdoor dining is great; they do have local heaters to take off the chill. We love... More 

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Thank michellerahn
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45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The food is ok if I compare with other Indian restaurants in the bay area. The staff is not very nice and the place is not very clean. Could have been better. Parking space is good. Owner needs to be more proactive in attending customers.

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Thank Abhinav S
Boulder, Colorado
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We went to Amber and the food was great. Place is loud and they bring you appetizers before you even get your drinks. There are waiters just hanging around doing nothing and service is sub-par. We sacrificed the details for the food!

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Thank usha18
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Amber has a nice decor and environment. Really good food- went there for lunch buffet so can't comment on dinner or A la Carte

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Thank lifeisfun2507
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I'm not a fan of Indian food, but this is the restaurant to try one. Food is great, lot of selection and friendly staff. Highly recommended

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Thank Uri S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Indian food in general is not super expensive but this food is worth every penny you pay. Don't get scared by the price because its definitely delicious. The service can get a little better.

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Thank Ankita B
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The Butter Chicken is to die for, but the best value is the lunch buffet, not the normal menu. Kind of pricey, even so - but the best Indian food in Mountain View!

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Thank Fafhrd Z
Woodinville, Washington
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202 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I've been to several of the Amber restaurant, most recently I went to this one for lunch. The food was very good, as always, but it's toned down for westerners IMO. Especially the lunch buffet. I like my indian food to have a little more of a kick to it.

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Thank dsegleau
Jaipur, India
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250 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Nice place, good service. Environment is good. Variety of veg dishes are quite good pl. Paneer dishes and parathas,naan are quite tasty.

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Thank Dhanpatraj D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 El Camino Real Suite 9, Mountain View, CA 94040-1632
    (Between Rengstorff & Ortega Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-968-7511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?