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Shiva's Indian Restaurant and Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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800 California St, Ste 100, Mountain View, CA 94041-2809 (Castro St.)
+1 650-960-3802
17:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:30 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday night for dinner. We ordered a couple cocktails and Garlic Naan to enjoy while we waited for our dinner order which we placed also. At first I ordered a kebab but was told that it would take 25 minutes to cook that so I ordered a rice dish instead. About 10 minutes later without anything I asked a busboy... More 

Thank T776WBmarkm
Sunnyvale, California
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105 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at the four Indian restaurants on Castro street for this review, over an eight day period -- Two of the restaurants twice for a total of six times. The lunch buffets were eaten during the weekdays and weekends. This restaurant has large windows with lots of natural light. The floor space is open and it has an attractive... More 

Thank MichaelH6811GY
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We recently hosted our wedding anniversary party at Shiva's and I have to say that their food, service and decor was just fantastic. We booked the place almost 6 months ago when the party room was a real mess and so I was a little worried about how it would look like when the day finally arrived. Our server of... More 

Thank Anu S
Woodinville, Washington
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197 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I dropped by for dinner on a lark as I walked by, and was very glad that I did. The food was excellent and very plentiful. Come with a hearty appetite. I had the full meal option and it was enough for two people. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank dsegleau
San Jose, California
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273 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a place for Indian cuisine. I cannot remember having a better Indian-style meal from the Tandoori chicken with mint sauce to the vegetable korma, to the raita. Oh yes, and the naan. The wonderful, fluffy naan. This is a restaurant where you will want to linger and savor the flavor and the calm atmosphere. We were attending the... More 

Thank Steven L
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful family restaurant with the best Indian buffet you could want. If curry and chicken Tikka Masala are to your liking, you will love it here. Their buffet has many choices to eat for Vegetarians or meat eaters. Their deserts of rice pudding and tiramisu are scrumptious. You will definitely be going back for more. Convenient parking nearby. Reservations are... More 

Thank Sandra M
Mountain View, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

They have a nice selection of buffet but I like their Dinner service better. Its $$ but Fresh food and lovely Rotis. Kid friendly.

Thank MeghanaRandad
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60 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times over the past seven years or so but when we last visited were not as impressed. Our waitress was quite abrupt and seemed in a hurry to take our order. she told us that as what we were ordering was quite dry we should order a sauce which would be six dollars.... More 

Thank biggles51
Bentonville, Arkansas
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145 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The price of their buffet is comparable to some other near by restaurants. Food is average and staff is rude. Now a single person served us with a smile and we had to ask for everything thrice before it was brought out. Don't bother ordering their masala tea. It is over priced ($3 for 2 ounces of tea). I suggest... More 

Thank seharmd
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I am no Indian food buff but have had plenty of it and I though it was pretty solid. The chicken pakoras were lean and nicely fried. Dipping Sauce was a little too creamy but still very good. They didn't have the chili chicken the night I went so the waitress suggested another chicken dish a few up on the... More 

Thank Dan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 California St, Ste 100, Mountain View, CA 94041-2809
    (Castro St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-960-3802

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?