Amber India: Restaurant Info

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Location:
2290 W El Camino Real (at Ortega Avenue)
Mountain View, CA 94040

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Parking: Free lot

Phone:: 650-968-7511
Email:: amberindia1@yahoo.com
Website:: www.amber-india.com

Restaurant Owner: Vijay Bist
Executive Chef: Vittal Shetty

Type of Cuisine: Indian
Signature Dishes: Butter Chicken, Frontier Kebab
Vegetarian Options: 3+ items
Alcohol Served: Full bar
Corkage Fee: $18
Bottle Limit: None

Restaurant Hours:
Monday: 11:30am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:00pm-10:00pm (dinner)
Tuesday: 11:30am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:00pm-10:00pm (dinner)
Wednesday: 11:30am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:00pm-10:00pm (dinner)
Thursday: 11:30am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:00pm-10:00pm (dinner)
Friday: 11:30am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:00pm-10:00pm (dinner)
Saturday: 11:30am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:00pm-10:00pm (dinner)
Sunday: 11:30am-2:30pm (lunch), 5:00pm-10:00pm (dinner)

Meals Served: Daily Lunch Buffet, Dinner
Take-Out: Yes
Delivery: No
Catering: Yes
Average Lunch Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 15% gratuity, w/o alcohol): Under $15
Average Dinner Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 15% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $15-$25
Payment Options: Cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diner’s Club, Discover
Accept Reservations: Yes
Need Reservations: Yes
How far in advance are reservations required to be made? 1-2 days

Accommodations for Children: Kid-friendly
Dining Style: Business casual
Disabled Access: Yes
Restaurant Size: Medium (30-100 seats)
Accommodate Groups (10+): Yes
Private Dining Room: Yes
Tables with Scenic Views: No
Outdoor Dining: No
Entertainment: No

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  • ROBERT

    ARE YOU KIDDING? I watched the show and was boggled by the lukewarm reception of Amber. This is one of the great Indian restaurants of America. I live in San Francisco and do the ninty mile round trip whenever possible. Done this for years, and it ranges from the extraordinary to the sublime. I spent six months in India, and since have eaten it across the world, and Amber is one of the very best. When I first went there years ago, I thought my friends were joking. It’s in a strip mall, and until you are inside, you have no idea how luxurious it is and how much you will enjoy the food and ambience. Most of my Indian friends since college have told me the best food is in private homes, and they are probably right. Next to that, Amber. It is worth every dime. Also, it’s full of Indians and their families. This has always been a great indicator of how authentic or just plain good a place is. Go there and see.

  • matt

    i have to agree- amber india is a surprisingly great indian restaurant. the only thing someone might take exception to is that it is in a strip mall- but i think this just adds to the allure since you would never expect to find a restaurant this good at a location like that. i heard a rumor they are going to open another location in sf? that would be most welcome news……..

  • Kevin

    I kinda agree with Alan– if you like watered down, non-authentic whatever non-indian food for white guys, don’t go to Amber India. The authenticity will disappoint you.

  • Kumar

    Amber, is not so authentic and the food is customized to accommodate non-indian customers but otherwise it is a good restaurant. I also agree that price wise it is on upper side and there are quite a few comparable cheaper Indian restaurants in south bay.

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    Butter Chicken is one of my favourite dishes so when I’m in the area I’ll definately pay Amber India a visit.