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About Gateway to India - Gig Harbor

We have been serving fine Indian cuisine to the Puget Sound area at our Tacoma location since July 1996. We opened our second location in Gig Harbor in Nov 2009. Come in and treat yourself to authentic dishes from the northern India in a causal family environment. We have a vast selection of delicious meals from vegetarian, Tandoori, seafood, lamb, chicken and more. Also enjoy our vast selection of Indian beers. Come and join us for meal and find out what you are missing. Dine in or Take-out , or enjoy our lunch buffet.

6565 Kimball Dr
Gig Harbor, WA 98406
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Indian, Vegetarian

Hours of Operation:


Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Hunt St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Visa

Phone Number:
(253) 851-2688

Website:
http://gatewaytoindiarestaurant.com/

Catering:
Please contact the restaurant for catering options.

Parking Details:
Parking lot available

Public Transit:
Tranist station next to the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Surinder Singh

Additional:
Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Gateway to India - Gig Harbor Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

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4.2

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3.8

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4.1

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95% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (7)
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Kid-friendly (5)
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Quiet Conversation (3)
Vegan (3)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Cozy (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Special Occasion (2)
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Business Meals (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Organic (1)
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Food was well-prepared! Starter soup was awesome! Service a bit slow hut otherwise a good experience! Would return!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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food4
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We had a large group and the staff took great care of us. Friendly and timely service. I have been here often and the food has never disappointed!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Spicy, Authentic
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food5
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service5
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 (Portland)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Friendly, attentive service, Excellent food with wide range of choices, and very good value with generous portions, plenty for take-home to enjoy the next day.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Vegan, Cozy, Great for Lunch
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service5
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 26, 2017

The service is excellent every time. The food is the best Indian food around. Lots of vegetarian foods on the menu. But also plenty of other items for everyone. The server was very friendly and extremely knowledgable.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Vegan, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Spicy, Organic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Everything about Gateway to India was great. What's not great, is when you make a Valentines Day reservation on Open Table and the restaurant tells you when you show up that they don't use Open Table any longer, but Open Table still takes reservations?! Now my nice dinner with my wife gets a sit and wait date until they have an opening. The employees handled it great, not a long wait, but frustrated at Open Table. Do not book THIS restaurant through Open Table. I guess the lesson is, which is not the point of the app. Call after making the reservation and double check? Again, the restaurant handled it great, just remove them from Open Table.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Gateway doesn't use your service anymore and making reservations through open table doesn't work. I'm not sure why you have them listed in your database because when you show up for your reservation they say WELL WE HAVE TOLD THOSE IDIOTS WE DO NOT USE THEIR SERVICE ANYMORE BUT THEY HAVE NOT REMOVED US FROM THEIR SYSTEM SO WE CONSTANTLY HAVE TO TELL CUSTOMERS TO STOP USING OPENTABLE.

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vip
 (Montana)·Dined on February 10, 2017

We always love the food and the service at Gateway to India. Best Indian food in Tacoma/Gig Harbor!!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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vip
 (Montana)·Dined on October 7, 2016

We love going to Gateway to India in Gig Harbor. Even though we live in Tacoma and the Gateway to India on Proctor is closer, the food is far better in Gig Harbor and a far more pleasant atmosphere!! Service is incredible too.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 1, 2016

I have eaten at the Tacoma location several times (and liked it) and decided to meet a friend at the Gig Harbor restaurant to compare. Its a nice, clean, friendly place tucked a little out of the way on Kimball Dr. The food was exactly the same as Tacoma GTI. Very fresh, flavorful with a kind the typical N. Indian fare with a few S. Indian dishes thrown in. It's about as authentic as you can get in the U.S. prepared in a restaurant. For people that know and enjoy the rich, varied cusine of India this is more than acceptable. For those new to it, then there is plenty to select and get an unintimidating sample. The service was friendly and low key. We had a great time!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Authentic
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food5
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vip
 (Montana)·Dined on September 3, 2016

We have been to both The Gateway to India in Tacoma and now to the one in Gig Harbor. Far more ambiance, cleaner and broader menu it seems in the one in Gig Harbor. We will certainly be back. Thank you, also, to our fabulous server Leian who took such great care of us!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Casual, Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on August 8, 2016

Lots of vegan options - many items on the menu are already vegan; many can be made vegan. Menu is clearly marked. Menu is also pretty friendly for those who need gluten free choices. Food is great!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 27, 2016

They do not accept open table reservations. Otherwise this is a great place.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on February 13, 2016

The food was good - my boyfriend enjoyed it a bit more than I did, and the waitstaff was not nearly as prompt as you'd expect (it's NOT a huge restaurant). Normally that's not such a big deal, but we'd already been waiting 10 minutes for a table because they said they couldn't find the OpenTable reservation we'd made. Well, if you know it's a problem, take your name off their list! Overall, a nice place, but they could improve a few things. (and the vegetable fried appetizer was a bit dry and tasteless - we should've tried the samosas).

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on October 2, 2015

Excellent service and delicious food. Would definitely eat here again.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2015

We enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. It will definitely be on our list of places to return the next time we are in the area.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 18, 2014

If you like Indian food, you'll love this restaurant-as well as their sister restaurant in Tacoma on 6th Ave. The food is really good. Try the chicken korma and the mango lassi. Yummy. IMHO, this is some of the best Indian food you'll find in the Tacoma area.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 16, 2013

This restaurant provides good variety of Indian food. I'm not an expert on Indian food but India is a big country and I imagine they represent a certain part of others. Service is somewhat variable. Always friendly, but sometimes they seem understaffed and it wait times can be kind of long. They have a nice variety of hanging light fixtures.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on August 5, 2012

Our first dinner at this restaurant. The waiter was knowledgeable and very helpful because the menu was confusing with one of the largest selections I have seen. Add to that, all the Indian dishes, the casual diner needs help. Service was fast and the taste was exceptional. All four in our party agreed that this was a place to re-visit. Prices were moderate.

One caution, this is Indian food and you have your choice of spiciness. Choose carefully and if you are not familiar with Indian food, start with the "mild" dishes.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 6, 2012

My Dad and I came for dinner before seeing The Hunger Games movie.
I am 16 and my dad is 47. He has had Indian food before, but I have not, so he let me
choose the restaurant. I eat all types of ethnic food and I am a good eater...I had a great time at Gateway To India...The food was awesome and I was able to talk with my Dad and catch up without it being too noisy. I asked Mom to make our reservation and it worked out great on Open Table! We will be back! Emily Meyer, age 16,Gig Harbor, WA

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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