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Darbar Indian Cuisine

129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
+1 650-321-6688
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place offers really good Indian food. But the inside of the restaurant is very basic and not too comfortable. Basic tables and chairs. Also, looks a little dated.

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Nice food and service. Easy reservation. Covers all dishes of indian cuisine very well. Parking might me issue as it's on main palo alto street.

Reviewed 8 April 2017

We used to go to Darbar quite often few years back and just went as a pilgrimage. The quality is still there. Definitely recommanded if in the Palo Alto / Stanford neighborhood.

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Had the Tikka Masalla and Butter Chicken as well as some other entrees and everything was excellent. Food was hot and did not wait long to get food . Garlic Naan was awesome and price was mid range. Definitely worth a visit.

Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had the lunch buffet a couple days ago and I tried rice with raita along with paneer and the rice pudding. The dishes I tried were good and it is an authentic indian restaurant. They should try to serve some form of paneer dish...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Decent quality lunch buffet. Despite all the dishes having a distinct lack of depth of flavor and definitely missing any spice, the dishes are clean and have good ingredients. for Palo Alto it's a good, cheap option.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very comfortable surroundings, very friendly staff, delicious food.Easily recommend this place ot anyone looking for good Indian in the area.

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

As good if not better than any chicken tikka marsala that I've on the east coast. Great prices, too.

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I go here once in awhile, this restaurant is situated downtown on University Avenue and is always busy. The wait time is minimal; no more than 5-10 minutes every time I've gone for lunch or dinner. The staff is considerate and friendly, and the restaurant...More

Reviewed 17 July 2016

I've been coming here for years and always get the same great quality, same friendly service and delicious food. The veg pakoras are a great way to start the evening. Crispy, crunchy and full of flavor. So many items to try and every one has...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1045
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-321-6688
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