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Nawab of India - CLOSED

1621 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5507
+1 310-829-1106
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
29 May 2017
3 Dec 2016
“The forgotten charm- awesome food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
1621 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5507
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

There is nothing good to say about the now defunct Indian restaurant. We had gone here several times a month from its opening several tears ago and found the food and service to be fantastic. Then a new owner took over about a year ago...More

Thank BXzilla
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This is a good charming Indian restaurant. I would put it up against any. London Durban you name it. Great service. Awesome food. Non pretentious and very reasonably priced. Tandoori chicken and all their curries are great.

Thank S J
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered appetisers and drinks. The waiters totally ignored us. After 40 mins they came up with substitute dishes which were stale. They even refused to serve anything else on the menu. On probing further we found out that a large Indian tour group was...More

1  Thank travelguppy
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered a takeaway, we got the chicken tikka masala which was just delicious (one of the best I've ever had!), the chicken burma and the lamb burma which were ok (lamb and chicken meat were very well cooked, the sauce was good but nothing...More

Thank Marta B
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We're long time Nawab customers. When it changed management a year or so ago, there was a major degradation in the food quality. We have returned several times since and it has slowly improved. It still is far from as good as it was. It...More

2  Thank Chingachgook
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We are self-proclaimed Indian cuisine connoisseur and have tried all Indians around the town, and Nawab is hands down the BEST. Have brought more than 50 people to this restaurant and EVERYONE has loved this place! Must try their Tandori Chicken - unlike other place,...More

1  Thank kanpaisan
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Whenever I'm in the mood for that,this is where I go. Comfortable setting with gracious service. Been going here for years

1  Thank philsman
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Probably only Indian restaurant at Santa Monica..quite good food,spacious, easily accessible.. Good for large groups.. Reasonably priced..

Thank bninad
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I went to dinner at Nawab with my girlfriend on a Saturday night. The service was excellent. The waitstaff was very helpful making recommendations. I had a special with chicken on the tandoor with a side of garlic naan and rice with peas. It was...More

Thank stpaulyamy
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

This is definitely one of our favorite restaurants in Santa Monica. We normally order the shrimp prawn bhoona which tastes amazing!! The pistachio kulfi is to die for! Shrimp bhoona - a prawn curry. A must try! Buffet is fairly priced with a good pick...More

Thank Nadia T
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$30
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-829-1106
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