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The 8 Best Indian Restaurants Near San Mateo

Updated: October 6, 2021

When was the last time you ate a tikka with a roti? If it’s been too long head to these great Indian restaurants in San Mateo. We scrutinized top sites, incorporating millions of diner reviews for these best Indian restaurants in San Mateo. Sate your appetite for Indian with lamb korma paired with chai tea at the San Mateo restaurants below.

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All Spice

Indian, $$$$, San MateoIndian, $$$$San Mateo, Aragon
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Best Indian Food in San Francisco/Bay Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life
  • Zagat

    12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area

    Zagat

Curry Up Now

Indian, $$, San MateoIndian, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 6 Most Visited Indian Restaurants in San Mateo

    Lyft

Dosa N Biryani

Indian, $$, San MateoIndian, $$San Mateo, Bay Meadows
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Rasa Contemporary Indian

Indian, $$$, BurlingameIndian, $$$Burlingame
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat

    12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area

    Zagat
  • Trip 101

    9 Best Indian Restaurants In Redwood City, California

    Trip 101

Peacock's Koriander Indian Cuisine

Indian, $$, BelmontIndian, $$Belmont, Sterling Downs
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5
  • Trip 101

    9 Best Indian Restaurants In Redwood City, California

    Trip 101

Saffron Indian Bistro

Indian, $$, San CarlosIndian, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Zagat

    12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area

    Zagat
  • Trip 101

    9 Best Indian Restaurants In Redwood City, California

    Trip 101

Sugandh Indian Restaurant & Bar

Indian, $$, MillbraeIndian, $$Millbrae
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

Rasoi

Indian, $$, BurlingameIndian, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Finding the best Indian restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in San Mateo and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Trip 101, Zagat and Lyft had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Trip 101 - 9 Best Indian Restaurants In Redwood City, California, Zagat - 12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area and Lyft - Top 6 Most Visited Indian Restaurants in San Mateo. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take chicken makhanwalla to the next level

    Experts often pair chicken makhanwalla with a glass of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • A typical drink from India

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in India, haldi doodh is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with turmeric, milk, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, cloves, allspice.

Parking information

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Indian spot.

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