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Bollywood Cafe

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Universal City Area
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11101 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3134
+1 818-508-8400
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11:00 - 14:45
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Los Angeles
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326 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This right across the street on Ventura Blvd from Fox and Hounds- Step inside to the cool, quiet of the Bollywood Cafe- only about 10 tables - quiet corners for conversation- Flavorful dishes- quite extensive vegetarian choices= had the Chicken korma- lots of chicken- light on sauce- yellow daal, and a veggie dish- liked that the entrees were full of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I always get a quality meal here. No matter what I order from lamb korma to chicken tikka masala to onion pakoras to naan to the magi lassi are all incredible. You can choose your spice level, I like a medium plus spice and it's perfect for me. Good portions for the price. If you are in the area and... More 

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Thank cdbrits
Virginia, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We bought a cheese naan, vegetarian rice and chicken korma. Absolutely delicious and delivered within 45mins to our hotel room. Would definately recommend

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Thank alanaboma
Arlington, Virginia
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Like another TripAdvisor reviewer, we were staying at The Garland hotel and found the restaurant while on a walk one morning. Went back for dinner that evening and were very happy. We have a couple of favorite Indian restaurants in Washington DC and Bollywood Cafe is as good or better. Really cute place; super attentive staff.

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Thank Laura P
Curitiba, PR
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I visited the Bollywood Café with my wife. We went there at lunch time in a week day and the place was almost empty, just one table occupied. We live two blocks from there and always wondered if it was actually good, since the outside look is not really attractive. What a surprise when we walked in! The place is... More 

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Thank RaphaelBB
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I was attending a conference in LA, we visited this place for lunch and I must admit the food was nice, customer service was excellent and above all a good atmostphere for relaxing. I will definitely go there for lunch next time I am in Los Angeles

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Thank JennyNzonzo
Shropshire
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We visited this lovely restaurant when staying at the Beverley Garland Hotel. It is only a 10 minute walk and well worth it. Small, intimate with the friendliest staff and great food. We have lots of Indian restaurants in the UK but this could rival any of them. We had the mixed starter, chicken tikka masala, chicken bhuna with the... More 

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Thank Susan B
Fall River, Massachusetts
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115 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This is a awsome restaurant .The staff is very accomadating and even gave us desert no charge just for inquiring about it .The tiki marsala was the best ive ever had as was the chutney.

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Thank Itellthetru
Los Angeles, CA
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We ordered delivery via Yelp and were very pleased with the fast delivery service and the food overall. Everything was tasty..... Chicken Tika Masala Very tasty sauce with tender chunks of chicken. The sauce blended beautifully with the biryani. Shrimp Coconut Curry This was one of our favorite dishes. The shrimp were big, tender, and succulent. The coconut based curry... More 

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Thank BigTimeTravel
Waterdown, Ontario, Canada
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126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I was staying at the Garland Hotel for a conference. It's only a short, 5 minute walk up Vineland to Ventura Blvd where Bollywood Cafe is located. They open for lunch at 11AM. Dinner opening is later. The staff are very friendly; largely young, personable staff who obviously have a following of local, take out patrons. I ordered a favorite:... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:45
Monday
11:00 - 14:45
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:45
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:45
Thursday
11:00 - 14:45
Friday
11:00 - 14:45
Saturday
11:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11101 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3134
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-508-8400

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