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Sitar Indian Cuisine

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9450 Scranton Rd #114C, San Diego, CA
+1 858-535-1941
11:00 - 21:00
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

If you can overlook the food court atmosphere, then it's worth coming for the food. Especially every other Saturday when the buffet included masala dosas. Wait for fresh naan, get your favourite curry and some Tandoori chicken, and then save some room for the rotating dessert. This is our go to place. A great value and consistent food.

Thank jsp3
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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610 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Absolutely tasteful and authentic Indian food. Great service! Good prices! The ambient is clean and is good for families.

Thank Danuza
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Sitar is part of a food court and so self-service. We ordered some Dosas and a vegetarian combo. Rava Dosa was excellent along with madras style hot & yummy sambar. Naans and Palak Panner curry were good. Dhal/rice were okay. Overall a good place to eat Indian food in San Diego especially if you are in Mira Misa Boulevard vicinity.

Thank GhostWhoWalks28
Fremont, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

Being an Indian, and a lover of Indian cuisine among others, I have been to many many Indian restaurants in my life. And I have had many Malai Koftas before. But the one at Sitar is my absolute favorite. I don't know how they do it - its awesome. I have been to Sitar multiple times, and each time I... More 

Thank Rameshgi
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

I have been eating at Sitar for about 5 years now as I work close by and I love the food. The food is consistently great . Recommend the samose, chicken makhni, naan , malai kofta , jeera aloo and paneer! Dosa with chicken curry is great as well. The restaurant is in a food court so chck the hours!

Thank anjujha
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

What a lovely surprise it was to find this little hidden gem. We were lucky enough to pop in on a Saturday...late afternoon to find out there was a delicious buffet available for $10.99 + tax. The selections were tasty and hot. The naan bread came out straight from the oven. The folks running the kiosk (family owned) take pride... More 

1 Thank Maria D
Grand Prairie, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Read mixed reviews of Sitar Indian Cuisine, a restaurant in a food court usually offering lunch for nearby corporate offices. Saturday night is their buffet with plastic plates and utensils of a variety of Indian offerings. Some very good, some seemed older chicken pieces in a high curry sauce of one sort or another. All in all average fare, wouldn't... More 

1 Thank borckman
San Diego, California
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

I generally try to avoid food-court restaurants, but I make a point of eating at Sitar whenever I'm in Sorrento Valley. I really cannot tell you my favorite because the Masala Dosa, the Chicken Tikka Masala, and the Chicken Tandoori are all wonderful. Actually - just try it all! We've enjoyed everything we've gotten from here! A note though, I'm... More 

1 Thank Alex W
Bend, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2013

I've been to Sitar several times now and it has been consistently good. The quality is better than you would expect from a food court restaurant. The combo's are complete meals with naan, rita and soup for less than $9. Cooked to order the portions are more dinner sized than lunch I'd say. Definitely worth a visit if you're in... More 

Thank Doug K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

I have been eating lunch and sometimes dinner at Sitar for at least 10 years and have never been disappointed. I am amazed that more people have not sent in reviews.....perhaps we all take this place for granted since it has been here for so long The quality and flavor of their dishes is remarkable, considering that this is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9450 Scranton Rd #114C, San Diego, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-535-1941

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