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25 Yerba Buena Ln, San Francisco, CA 94103-3183
+1 415-777-0500
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“butter chicken” (99 reviews)
“naan” (49 reviews)
“vindaloo” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Yerba Buena Ln, San Francisco, CA 94103-3183
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was at a conference in a nearby hotel and was Amber was recommended as one of the best Indian restaurants in San Francisco. I wasn’t disappointed. Although it was a busy Thursday evening and we were a group of 9, the staff quickly arranged...More

Thank kieran b
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely restaurant experience, beautiful room and upscale cuisine, a nice twist on traditional Indian cooking, in a very nice part of downtown San Francisco. An elegant evening.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not the first time I eat at Amber's. The food is really good. Unfortunately the staff (bar section) is unfriendly and they don't care much about the customers. I had to wait quite a long time before they took my order. I asked for...More

Thank SabrinaAgustoni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From outside looks like a great restaurant but, in reality it is just average. Services are standard. The waiter did not really took his time to explained the plates and we were surprised with some of them. This is an Indian restaurant in San Francisco...More

Thank Paulo I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, advised me on my choice if dry curry which was very helpful. Went for the seabass curry instead - what an experience! Beautiful flavours, worth the money.

Thank Kebibi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good location downtown, nicely laid out dining room and good service. Well thought through wine list and really good food. Try the lamb shank vindaloo and the daal. Excellent

Thank RichardU71
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Unfriendly reception. Gin tonics with too much tonic and too little gin. Try another drink. Sea bass cooked to perfection and tasted great. Also nice shrimps and vegetables. Can’t say the same of the chicken...

Thank Vitor F
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Chicken tikka specially is need further improvement in terms of overall preparation. Overall service is very good. Infact thanks to manager (Varun), for explaining the preparation. Another dish Dal Tadka was good. But overall Indian flavor was missing

Thank sudkam
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had an outstanding dinner with excellent service. The Butter chicken curry was delicious . The lamb vindaloo was pretty hot/spicy but terrific. We have lived overseas and have missed wonderful Indian food. This was just what we hoped for. Can't understand one of the...More

Thank Marcia E
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Cant expect better food (vegetarian) in SF than what i had at Amber. its a beautiful fine dining restaurant located very near to the Moscone Centre/ Yerba Beuna/ SFMoMA. Closes at 10pm Sharp. Brie was one of the Best Captains i have seen, keeping her...More

Thank AmitMehta
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter
for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Yerba Buena Ln, San Francisco, CA 94103-3183
    (4th & Market)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-777-0500
Amber India Restaurant embodies the spirit and essence of fine Indian cuisine. Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, Amber India Restaurant takes Indian cuisine to a new culinary level, while still holding true to its traditional nuances. Much like the ambiance within the restaurant, Amber India’s cuisine is a mix of modern style with traditional roots. The delectable cuisine, the well paired wines, and the exotic cocktails are sure to indulge anyone’s senses. The split-level three-story restaurant can easily accommodate 140 people, with a private dining room in the back for up to 25 people. With its vaulted ceilings, stylish décor, and a constant LED light show behind the bar, Amber India Restaurant is truly a feast for both the mouth as well as the eyes.
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