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Flavor of India - West Hollywood
Flavor of India - West Hollywood

Flavor of India - West Hollywood Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.flavorofindia.com
  • Phone: (310) 274-1715
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30 - 3:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday-Saturday -: 5:00pm - 2:00am Sunday 5:00pm - 12:00am Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Executive Chef: Darshan Singh (owner chef)
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Delivery, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We provide a full service catering for 15 people or more with full staff, chef, waiters, and more.
  • Private Party Contact: Tarsem (310) 274-1715

Getting there

  • Cross Street: one block east of Doheny Drive
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We have our own lot for lunch hour from 11:30pm -3:00pm. In addition, there is also reasonably priced valet parking
A word from Flavor of India - West Hollywood
Flavor of India is now in 2 locations. Second locations now open in Burbank Downtown. Flavor of India serves a variety of savory recipes from India's rich tapestry of culture and culinary traditions. Every dish is meticulously prepared in authentic Indian home-style, using only natural spices and ingredients. We never add preservatives or artificial colorings. As a result Flavor of India's many delectable dishes are lean, low in fat and healthy. Flavor of India's is delighted to offer you daily specials which include a chicken curry of the day, a vegetable special. Lentil of the day, and rice of the day... "Flavor of India in West Hollywood goes beyond basic, adding fusion dishes and light snacks. The dining atmosphere is al fresco in the landscaped garden patio." L.A TimesContinued
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Diner Reviews
  • "It was a great experience. Awesome food and great people."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Loved the Saag Paneer, loved the Tanfori chicken, the best naan I have had. Ever. The Tikka Masala had a bit more of a tomato flavor than I am used to but it was good. Mostly, I loved the staff. Friendly, accommodating, great energy from every one of them."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Found the food to be rather uninteresting, and not well presented (at least make it look better) - I won't go back. We made reservations on a very busy event night in West Hollywood thinking we would never find a place to eat. Every other restaurant down Santa Monica had lines outside, not this place.. now I know why. Very few people in the place and the food was unremarkable.. and a bit pricey for what we got."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "one of the best Indian restaurants I've been to. The ambiance is terrific, service great, and food outstanding..."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "My wife and I have been eating here for for over 12 years. We have never had anything but a superb dining experience. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "My friend and I randomly picked this restaurant and do not regret it! Our waiter was very helpful as I had a hard time deciding what I wanted to eat, so I went with what he recommended and it might have possibly been the best restaurant food I have ever tasted. I forgot the name, but it was something like Chicken Massala, but without chicken. Vegetables instead and tofu in the sauce, it was soooooo good. The ambience is great, too. It might be a little kitschy for some, but it reminds very much of India, we even got to sit on cushions on the floor which was great. They have normal tables, too though, so just go and try it out! I wish I could go there again, but I live too far away."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "We went on Valentine's Day and must have had a temp waitress because the service was very troubled. The food was confusing. The chat clearly had been made far ahead and had become a mushy pile on the plate. Missing that mix of textures that you get with a very nicely made dish. The paneer, however, was really amazing. I would go back just for that. Seemed to be the theme, because around us as all the regulars were ordering strictly their go-to dishes. So, probably a good bet, but stick with what you hear people ordering around you."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Your chicken tasted old, dry and rubbery this time . Why? Have you changed chef?"
    Dined on 10/16/2013
  • "Food is actually really good not the best but still good its great value and service is good id go back my only negative point was some of the dishes where a bit dull but good none the less A"
    Dined on 9/23/2013
  • "One of the best Indian restaurants I've been to in LA"
    Dined on 8/28/2013
  • "went there last Saturday with my gf and overall the restaurant was good. however the portions are rather small and therefore overpriced for what you get. the ambiance especially when you sit outside is cozy and somewhat romantic. service is not great (took a while to initially start ordering) but i have seen worse. overall i think i would rather check out other indian food spots than to come back again."
    Dined on 8/24/2013
  • "We had the buffet and it was excellent. A large variety and everything was fresh. I was impressed that some buffet items change every day. The service and friendliness was outstanding. It has a large covered outside dining area with an excellent cross breeze. It also has a nice air conditioned indoor eating area, if you prefer A/C. Very reasonably priced."
    Dined on 7/1/2013
  • "We wanted a little something casual before seeing a show at the Troubadour. This place fit the bill perfectly. All the food was delicious."
    Dined on 5/11/2013
  • "Not the best Indian food I have ever had but it was pretty good. There service was very good. I would return but would probably not make this my go to India spot."
    Dined on 5/9/2013
  • "service lacks. but the chicken tika masla is good."
    Dined on 10/19/2012
  • "Great! I really enjoyed my Channa Masala and Garlic Naan!"
    Dined on 4/26/2013
  • "The food was some of the best food I've had in a long time. My group was also delighted when we saw on the menu that Dolly Parton eats there, and has a favorite dish."
    Dined on 4/22/2013
  • "The vegetable pakoras were TOO salty and for $7.00 a plate (appetizer) they only gave us about 6!!! All of the "vegetables" were indian leaves besides the 1.5 potato pakoras we got. Service was not as good as we expected. It was not packed with people inside (Friday night) and the staff took their sweet time serving us because they were watching a basketball game in their bar and cheering very loudy - quite unprofessional. The waiter never cleared our table. The raita was watered down. Half yogurt, half water. I am a big fan of indian food and cook it on a regular basis (I come from a family of chefs) and was not pleased with the food here at all."
    Dined on 4/12/2013
  • "We had the Buffet...it was designed for meat eaters...the veggies, I am a veggie, were not bland and not uch choices...overall the buffett was sparce...no paneer dishes at all...dal, veggie korma, chana malasa...not a good value for 10.99..."
    Dined on 4/3/2013
  • "There's no restaurant like it. I go every time I am in LA."
    Dined on 3/10/2013
  • "We went after receiving an email with the headline "Free Entree with the purchase of any Entree and 2 sinks." However, it was a bit of a bait and switch. Underneath was written max value $10. Since VERY FEW entrees are priced at $10 or under, it's basically just a $10 off coupon. We found two entrees for $11.95, ordered appetizers and drinks, but the restaurant would still only credit $10. It's not so much the money as the screwy come on. In addition the waiter encouraged us to order one large beer and split it. We got him to admit that if we did, it would invalidate the coupon. So we ordered two small beers. Kinds cheesy way to treat customers. The food was good, but I probably won't go back."
    Dined on 3/8/2013
  • "The food, service and ambiance is always outstanding. We were running late on Valentine's Day due to heavy traffic and the restaurant was very accommodating. We highly recommend Flavor of India!"
    Dined on 2/14/2013
  • "I hadn't been to Flavor of India for many years, but the food is still really super and so was the service. The wait staff was very attentive. I enjoyed my lamb korma and the began salad was outstanding."
    Dined on 12/31/2012
  • "This is a serious Indian restaurant. This may be one of the few Indian places to which I've been that relies on spices and skill rather than salt to flavor a dish. This is the real deal. Spices are the stars here, along with integration and balance. This place was not on our radar for a long time. Now, it's our "go to" Indian place. Service is also great - they can't do enough for you. Owner is friendly, caring and wants to please. BJ is the best!"
    Dined on 11/24/2012
  • "So delicious authentic Indian food. One of my favorite restaurants"
    Dined on 11/11/2012
  • "Great value for money. Great location (close to bars and nightlife). Would go again."
    Dined on 8/31/2012
  • "My husband and twin two year old sons celebrated our Anniversary at Flavor of India and we are glad we did! We made reservations through OpenTable for a Friday night. I phoned the restaurant the morning of our reservation to make sure that they had two high chairs for our sons and to let them know that we were celebrating our Anniversary - and they were more than accommodating. We arrived and our beautiful table by the fountain was all ready for us! (along with the flowers that I ordered through OpenTable which were beautiful). The restaurant was very clean and the entire staff very friendly. We ordered the Began Salad, Garlic Naan, Chicken Tikka Masala, Saag Paneer, Vegetable Korma, and the lamb chops. Everything was delicious!"
    Dined on 8/31/2012
  • "Serendipitously came across this restaurant and it was a very pleasant surprise. Four of us meet from lunch and the food was a very fresh and excellent quality, we enjoyed it very much. Also, one of the best mango lassi's in town. Will be coming back."
    Dined on 7/16/2012
  • "The food and ambiance were excellent, and the service was attentive and friendly. I would definitely recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 7/6/2012
  • "The service was great from the moment we arrived. The food was delivered promptly and was delicious. I will be back again soon."
    Dined on 6/29/2012
  • "They charged me for extra sauce without notifying me there would be an extra charge. Four dollars for extra sauce is unbelievable, unacceptable to charge this without notice."
    Dined on 6/14/2012
  • "Great Indian food. Excellent staff. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 5/24/2012
  • "Classic Indian restaurant that's been a Santa Monica Blvd. landmark for decades! Great location, and the food is very good. It's exactly what you expect. Authentic food served by lovely, welcoming authentic people. Try one of the comfortable couches with the low tables. Once you get settled, it makes for an intimate, cozy dining experience."
    Dined on 5/18/2012
  • "love their lunch buffett! simply delicious all you can eat!"
    Dined on 2/20/2012
  • "Great for lunch, which was $9.99, all you can eat!"
    Dined on 1/23/2012
  • "This is the best Indian restaurant in Los Angeles. Great food, fun atmosphere, easy parking, and always great. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 1/16/2012
  • "COnsistantly amazing Indian food, love this place!"
    Dined on 11/11/2011
  • "VERY SALTY FOOD - THERE WAS WAY TOO MUCH SALT IN THE FOOD. IT WAS LIKE EATING SPOONS FULL OF SALT."
    Dined on 10/29/2011
  • "My friend and I went for the lunch buffet and really loved it! The ambiance is outstanding, and for 10 bucks, you get a lot of good food! Definitely a great bargain!"
    Dined on 9/19/2011
  • "Great food and service. Price is very fair too. Would go there again for sure."
    Dined on 7/19/2011