Namaste Madreas Cuisine
Namaste Madreas Cuisine

Namaste Madreas Cuisine

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.namastemadrascuisine.com/
  • Phone: 5108981291
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Namaste Madreas Cuisine
Namaste Madras Indian Cuisine specializes in authentic South and North Indian dishes made hot and fresh everyday. We have a buffet during the day that includes plenty of Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian items and a dinner menu at night.
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Namaste Madreas Cuisine reviews from OpenTable diners
2 reviews since July 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
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  • sitar
    jedshelleyVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    the taste of well prepared Indian food was well accompanied by the sound of authentic, live Indian music. A treat
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 1 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating5
    • Food5
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 12 reviews are from the Namaste Madreas Cuisine reviews archive.
  • Interesting location and good
    Nicklesworth
    Dined on 10/3/2013
    Interesting location and good service but the quality of the food was disappointing. I would not go again
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  • Downtown find
    Finefoodfollower
    Dined on 6/15/2013
    Very good food, Interesting sauces, well prepared, generous portions. The menu has the standards plus some interesting variations. There is a lot to choose from, including many vegetarian dishes. There were six of us and they accommodated us without fuss, adding extra plates as needed and even keeping the water glasses filled. The setting is a huge wonderful room and when I go back, I hope to have time do find out something about its history.
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    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Namaste
    GreatVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    We enjoyed our dinner - particularly the South Indian food (Indian restaurants tend to be North Indian). The food was good, not great. The presentation was good.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food!
    hukilau
    Dined on 3/24/2013
    We have been here several times now. Like their food a lot. Interesting building that used to be a bank. Shrimp karahi was very good! I usually get the eggplant curry, but decided to try something different. Really liked the Karahi sauce more than I thought I would. Will likely get it again. I like their food because it isn't so spicy that you can't taste it! They also have wine. When we get the thali (dinner) we always leave stuffed!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Indian food - my
    HUlagirlVIP
    Dined on 2/1/2013
    Wonderful Indian food - my favorite in Berkeley. A little surprising that they didn't have iced tea (which is on the menu) and that the naan took so long to get my table. But the food is very nice and very reasonably priced.
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  • I ordered onion nan, butter
    Lynn
    Dined on 12/30/2012
    I ordered onion nan, butter chicken, and a shrimp dish & all was very good
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Had been to this restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 12/4/2012
    Had been to this restaurant on 3 prior occasions and had been very pleased with the food. This meal was quite disappointing: tough lamb in the underseasoned curry, naan with little personality, and soup served at the same time as the meal in a difficult to eat from dish.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • There are a lot of Indian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/28/2012
    There are a lot of Indian restaurants out there, but this new spot in Berkeley has become a favorite. Large, roomy space allows for both noise and quiet conversations. The menu selection is ample and the service is excellent. A great stop on Shattuck if you're in the mood for Indian food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quiet, great Indian restaurant
    hukilau
    Dined on 10/19/2012
    We love the large dining room here which is a converted bank. When we want to go somewhere relatively quiet and low-key for great Indian food, this place is it. The service is nice, and the thali dinners come with dessert. The food here is very good and filling! They give you free papadum with dips as an appetizer. They also offer wine and beer on the menu. We always leave here satisfied and full!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good value but the food could
    Babs
    Dined on 9/7/2012
    Good value but the food could be more flavorful. Service was great.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everyone who went with me
    HUlagirlVIP
    Dined on 6/30/2012
    Everyone who went with me agreed that most Indian restaurants serve dishes that have lots of gravy and little meat but Namaste is the opposite! Hearty servings - good value for money. Very good service - in fact, we were given a free serving of naan with our order. Because the ceilings are so high, I wouldn't call it a "cozy" setting but all-in-all, very nice.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Indian restaurant in Berkeley
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 4/15/2012
    I have eaten at Namaste 3 times and each time the food has been consistently flavorful, delicious and generous. Service is courteous and attentive. Desired level of spiciness is willingly accommodated. Masal Dosa and uttapam are some of my favorite dishes as well as the lentil soup to start the meal. I will return again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate