Spice Affair

4.5
283 reviews
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Spice Affair invites you to indulge in traditional Indian cuisine such as tantalizing kebabs and luscious curries with a modern flair. Exotic Indian spices accentuate an award winning menu featuring a number vegetarian, vegan, and gluten Free dishes.

Located in the prime "Restaurant Row" of Beverly Hills our facility includes an intimate lounge, a cozy private dining room and a large banquet hall designed to suite the needs of both individuals and corporations.

Spice Affair is able to accommodate every type of celebration and custom packages are available. We invite you to inquire about how we can make your next event incredible.
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AJ
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Overrated and overpriced.

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RS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing and spiced perfectly. The ambience is great and even with a full house you can still have intimate conversations with ease.

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DR
Central Coast
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

The worst Indian food I have ever eaten and I have eaten at many Indian restaurants around the world.

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RB
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Went with a friend for a special occasion. The food was excellent and service was very good. They have fusion Indian food like Guacamole bhel, which was delicious! Going back again.

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TW
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my wife for Valentine's, its was a really great experience. Spice Affair has the best Indian food in the city. Also the service was top notch, did I mention the food.. .I would definitely dine again.

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SK
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Excellent Indian food with a modern flair. Fabulous avocado Bhel!

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GS
Chicago
52 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent - different and eclectic and we were especially impressed with Christine’s service!

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K
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, world class service, great ambiance but pricey!!

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RS
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 5

Did not enjoy the quality of food at all. Portions were small and did not have enough salt and spice in food to call it Indian food. Spice is the backbone of Indian food and without it food tastes bland. There were very few vegetarian choices to choose from. Overall I was disappointed with the quality of food.

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R
Los Angeles
37 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first time dining here. It has a very beautiful and classy ambiance. The food and service was fabulous. We had the potato/peas samosa,
coco-li flower,butter chicken w/tomato sauce,basmati rice,olive and thyme naan and matar paneer. Everything was hot and delicious I would highly recommend spice affair to my family and friends.

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MK
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Too expensive unnecessarily for dinner but great service.

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AA
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great service

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ZR
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The ambiance is great the music was a bit annoying but it was forgotten once the food arrived.

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PK
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, costly though but the food is very good

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S
San Francisco
76 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Absolutely some of the best tasting Indian food I've ever had in my life. Service was outstanding as well. Prices are high, but the experience is worthwhile.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tonight was great. Got to show my out of town family a wonderful and important side of the cultures that surround LA.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely time!!

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d
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Best Indian I have ever had!! And yes, it was also the most expensive Indian I’ve ever had but the food was worth it. The music is too loud - please, Spice Affair, heed the other comments and please turn down the music.

Food - butter chicken was beyond! Same with coco-Li-flower. So delicious.

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SH
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The variety on the lunch buffet was amazing. Several chicken dishes and one lamb dish, as well as many vegetarian dishes. The butter chicken was the best I have had. The restaurant offers three types of naan, served hot to the table.

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s
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 5

Hello,
We had dinner on Friday 11/23/18 at 8pm , the waiter was Josh. We enjoyed the amazing yummy food , drinks and outstanding service by Josh (not sure of name ) Which I missed in lot of Indian restaurants as per quality of food and service, we decided to come back and feel the same. So we have been there on 11/24/18 for dinner around 9pm. Won’t believe our experience was worst than any other Indian restaurant. The service was really worst by the waiter. He didn’t greet well and we got cold food and there was no check back on us for further order or how the food was until I asked for second drink. As the main course arrived , we were still having at the end of appetizers , plates were suddenly grabbed off. Main course was served without knifes. We ordered onion salad but we got crumbled pieces.
Overall first day - Friday we had enjoyed the food a lot. We felt this was an amazing fine dinning restaurant in LA. As to Saturday it was not worst were we lost the impression. Instead of leaving a review I wanted to send this message. Please train Indian waiters to treat everyone equally and sever with a smile and proper way.
Thanks,
Sai
From Utah

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AK
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Food was cold and not fresh. Appetizer were cold and not fresh papar were stale. It was not a good experience. Food quality was very poor.

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OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, amazing service and excellent experience. Will surely come back. Very unique fine dining Indian place.

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E
Baltimore
29 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

The food is superb. The service was fine, except the waiter couldn't hear us & got my husband's drink order wrong. The noise level is excessive for an excellent restaurant. We could see people at other tables leaning over their table to hear their companions. At our request, the maitre de turned the background music down, which helped, & he ultimately turned it off, apparently at someone else's request, but the sound level remained unpleasant.

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d
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for dinner prior to a show and the food was amazing and the staff was wonderful. We always had our water glass filled. The waitress was very informative about different types of dishes.

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SJ
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Spice Affair is my favorite Indian Restaurant in Los Angeles area. Everything from ambiance to service to drinks to menu is perfect. They keep changing their menu items so even if you go there often it's not always the same menu.
Also great vegetarian selection. My favorites are golden elixir cocktail, dumaloo lababdar, any variety of Bhindi, All the vegetarian appetizers especially the aloo spinach chat and most importantly the tomato tea. I must have the tomato tea everytime. I'm glad that they keep that on the menu even if the other items change. I would love it if they added authentic masala papad in their menu. I have not found any Indian restaurant yet that served proper masala papad.

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c
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

As always the foo is authentic and excellent here. Service is always fabulous. Saturday night is crazy busy so the noise level is really high. Really good crowd. Best Indian food in LA.

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JW
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. Upscale ambience. We would come back.

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L
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed a special evening with my husband for our first time at this very classy restaurant. We went early and mid-week so it was nice and quiet. We had cocktails at the fabulous bar and a starter of chili pesto and parmesan naan. Perfect snack to start us off. We then sat in a lovely booth, had wonderful and nicely attentive service and very much enjoyed the ambience. We ordered the coco-li-flower (cauliflower appetizer) which I dipped in the mint chutney. Quite yummy. Our main was the shrimp and scallops moillee which was very tasty with a side of basmati brown rice, garlic naan, and Dum Aloo Hara Masala (stuffed baby potatoes.) We highly recommend all the dishes that we devoured. However, we do not recommend the deserts. We tried two—chocolate molten cake (very disappointing) and the gulabo which was icey. We have had the rose flavored ice cream several times at other restaurants and it was always much creamier. Overall, although somewhat pricey it was a lovely meal in a beautiful setting.

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R
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Nice spot for dinner in Beverly Hills if you’re craving Indian. Exceptional service.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Service was fantastic, place was great, just the food wasn’t very good. Presentation was nice, but I’ve had much better Indian food elsewhere.

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I
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Over priced for mediocre Indian food with just a nice decor and nice food appearance. Trade is average

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e
Los Angeles
39 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

They changed the menu but the food was great Tandori Lamb chops and chicken were excellent! the duck on a skew was wonderful. The only draw back was the price of cocktails at $16 a little on the steep side - Had no Rye Whiskey at the bar for their signature drink,
But I would certainly return to fine Indian cooking.

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CC
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was absolutely magnificent to see the type of service they provide. I have been to many restaurants, but the type of courtesy, patience, calmness, these gentlemen showed at Spice Affair was absolutely worth the visit. I would go there for any type of occasion and grab some food and drink and just enjoy the time and the positive vibes around.

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OT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Lovely location. Nice authentic Indian food, just a bit on the pricey side for what you get.

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RB
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. I will be returning!!

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JV
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

By far the best Indian food in Los Angeles. The food is incredible and they cater to every request. Service is exceptional with kind, knowledable, and quick servers.

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V
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Very good surprise of a nice Indian restaurant. Food was very good and as well as the service. The only BUT, not many people so you feel quite lonely. Also not a great place for best wine tasting.

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SS
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Too expensive. Price does not justify the quality of the food.

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AA
Detroit
6 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

My favorite place to dine . Service needs to get better .

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OT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly staff. Maxwell, our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and the wine.

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