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Nawab of India

1621 Wilshire Blvd. (17th St.) Send to Phone
A solid neighborhood Indian eatery, Nawab offers an extensive menu of northern Indian specialties in a soothing setting.
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  • 3.5 star rating
3.5 rating over 4 reviews
Dining room at Nawab of India, Santa Monica, CA

Nawab of India Restaurant Review

: This reliable Indian restaurant offers an extensive, appealing menu filled with all the usual northern Indian dishes, many cooked in an authentic tandoor oven inside a semi-exhibition kitchen. The bhel puri provides a nice start---crunchy rice, lentils, noodles, onions and garbanzo beans layered with mint and tamarind sauce. Some of the curry dishes are perhaps too tentatively spiced, but the selection---including chicken vindaloo, lamb korma and a variety of seafood specialties---is impressive. We've also enjoyed the garlic naan and other breads from the tandoor, chicken tikka and assorted vegetarian dishes, all tastefully presented. A refreshing Indian beer with dinner or kulfi for dessert is also recommended. It's a good looking place---an L.A. fusion of ancient and contemporary design elements---with linen-clad tables and traditional art lining whitewashed walls.

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