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The 6 Best Indian Restaurants in Palo Alto

Updated: February 26, 2021

Did someone say Indian food? To get you the definitive list of the best Indian restaurants, we assessed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Explore everything you need to know about the top Indian restaurants below.

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Zareen’s

Pakistani · $11 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

ROOH Palo Alto

Indian
Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Ettan

Indian
Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Darbar Indian Cuisine

Indian
Palo Alto, Downtown North
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

TIBCO Cafe

American · $8 avg. main dish
Palo Alto
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Curry Up Now

Indian · $12 avg. main dish
Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best Indian restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 31320 Palo Alto restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Palo Alto restaurant reviews, and 1539 lists and articles – looking closely at what Trip 101, Infatuation and Palo Alto Online had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Trip 101 - 9 Best Indian Restaurants In Redwood City, California, Infatuation - A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula and Palo Alto Online - Best Restaurants Of 2019. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy chicken makhanwalla with Châteauneuf-du-Pape

    To elevate your chicken makhanwalla experience, we recommend some Châteauneuf-du-Pape to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine harmonises with the dish.

  • The perfect match for your chicken tikka

    When having chicken tikka, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Zinfandel, a popular red wine.

Factoids

  • A classic drink from India

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in India, haldi doodh is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with turmeric, milk, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, cloves, allspice.

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Palo Alto. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Indian spot.

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