Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Paru's Indian Vegetarian Restaurant

5140 W. Sunset Blvd. (Normandie Ave.) Send to Phone
323-661-7600 | Menu
Vegetarian, south Indian comfort food in a hip and cozy setting.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.5 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Paru's Indian Vegetarian Restaurant Restaurant Review

: This little gem is hidden (literally) on an unassuming stretch of Sunset Boulevard. You ring a doorbell and the gate will open to a small, overgrown garden and cozy dining room decorated with vibrant Indian fabrics and pictures of various saints and gurus. In that exotic and welcoming space, a hip crowd enjoys south Indian food. The menu is strictly vegetarian and prepared with the spiritual concept of loving kindness. We like to start with the samosas and various curries, such as cauliflower with potato, spinach with lentils, and chickpeas or eggplant, paired with warm paratha or poori (Indian flatbread). If you're not familiar with the south Indian style of cooking (you won't find any naan here), try the combination plates, such as Punjab Glory or Yogi's Delight, and familiarize yourself with uttapam (thick lentil crêpe), masala dosa or vadai. A good mango lassi and a nice cup of chai are available, as are interesting Indian beers. And make sure to finish with the rich, sweet nut cake. There's a reason this place has been around since 1979.

User Ratings & Reviews for Paru's Indian Vegetarian Restaurant
 
Discover new LA restaurants like Oliver's Prime Steakhouse
BE IN THE KNOW
New Restaurants in Los Angeles
Find all the Los Angeles restaurants that have opened recently with GAYOT's round-up.

See What's New in LA!



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.