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Bombay Exotic Cuisine of India

3960 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3112
+1 619-297-7777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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3960 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3112
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll start with food, everything is super spicy so kind of doesn’t really have a taste, so I think even this is Indian restaurant they should relax with spices. Portions are affordable and decent size. Ambient is really nice and clean, it looks luxury, we...More

Thank gram_of_traveler
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The curry here is made very well in the Indian tradition. If you order the very spicy option, you can expect your sinuses to be cleared out whether you are congested or not. Sometimes with Thai curry you can order very spicy and it will...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We had the non-veg platter and the Veg Jalfrezi here, both were good, very well made. The prices are a little on the expensive side, but the Groupon deal made it well worth it.

Thank Mohit19
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

I guess we are spoiled with very good Indian food in Vancouver. We went with friends on Christmas Eve. My wife and I shared Aloo Mutter and Sag Aloo and a Onion Basil Kulcha. They were ok, served warm not hot, spice was good. Service...More

1  Thank Joel K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Four of us recently dined at Bombay Exotic Cuisine of India. Usually, Indian cuisine is not my favorite. However, after the meal at Bombay, my feelings may be changing! The meal was both tasty, memorable, and delicious. The atmosphere is very inviting with a strong...More

Thank Lew B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I used to love this place! I visited quite frequently since décor & food were excellent. Unfortunately I didn't like the buffet dishes. Potatoes were cold, desserts seemed like were from mixes or canned stuff. Food seemed lackluster which was so disappointing since Indian cuisine...More

1  Thank tanya m
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Vegetarian entrees are $16.95 (their online menu says $14.95 but it was $2 more) and includes rice. The serving is larger than most Indian restaurants and was enough to share between two people. The Malai Kofta was really, really good! They have a Groupon, so...More

Thank expat_mbk
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The food here is so good and the service is quick. I love coming here for lunch because they have a buffet and you can sample a little of everything.

Thank jmboze1
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I don't eat Indian food very often but on a chilly night it really works well. This is a delightful restaurant in the heart of Hillcrest. The menu is extensive with choices of more than just curry. I don't think that you will be disappointed....More

Thank ggcaiazzo
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We called beforehand as it was xmas eve and weren't sure that it will be open. They said we are open till 9:30pm,so we left our hotel to reach thereby 9pm.But,the moment we entered through the door, the server told us that they are closed...More

Thank R00pika
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3960 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3112
    (Washington Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-297-7777
  • E-mail
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