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Darbar Indian Cuisine

129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
+1 650-321-6688
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“paneer” (3 reviews)
“decent lunch” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Yummy food and gracious staff. What more could you want? We always enjoy Darbar. It is one of our favorite peninsula spots.

Thank Maevilyn
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Lots of vegetarian choices and pleasantly spiced dishes. Decor is simple. Nearby evening parking easier than much of Palo Alto.

Thank bobcardio
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

The food is good. The waiters are friendly. The portions are great too. The best part is that the food is made just right and thanks to that, there are no after effects of eating here.

Thank Prathamesh S
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is one of two "birthday restaurants" for our family because they can accommodate a large group, the prices are reasonable and the food is great. Also, easy parking compared to other spots downtown since it is on the "other side" of University Ave.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 1 May 2015

My family orders Darbar pick up every Monday night and has done so for years. The food is delicious (if full of calories) and the portions are generous. It's Silicon Valley comfort food. Sit-down service isn't good, but don't go for that. Go for the...More

Thank Jennie S
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I was slightly disappointed as the Sweet dish was not sweet enough and the other dishes were not spicy enough. Agreed that spices may not be palatable to the regular clientèle, but then altering the ethos of the region that you come from is not...More

Thank Srivas_mk
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Was missing home food and hence visited Darbar off University Avenue in Palo Alto. It was quite busy and noisy. We had to wait a few mins to get a table though I must admit we went without a reservation. The food itself was average,...More

Thank markrao
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We have been to Darbar many times in the past year, because it is near where we live and because the food is really very good. The butter chicken is always delicious, as is the tandoori chicken. The beef samosas are scrumptious! The specialty is...More

Thank N R
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

6 people in the party who choosed 6 different dishes. All of us where satisfied although all of us would like indian food somewhat more spicy. Good and priceworthy in short.

Thank amagbg
Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

Solid lunch buffet. Always crowded, but which place in Palo Alto isn't these days? Recommended for a quick lunch while in downtown Palo Alto.

Thank joostPaloAlto
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-321-6688
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