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Taste of India

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
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CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

LUNCH APPETIZER‎
Vegetables $4.95
Beef $5.95
Samosa
Two crispy pastries filled w/ your choice of fresh mixed vegetables or delicately spiced lean ground beef.
$5.95
Vegetable Cutlets
A‎ medley of vegetables, herbs & spices formed into patties & sauteed. Served w/ cilantro & tamarind chutneys.
Vegetables $4.95
Paneer $6.95
Chicken $6.95
Pakoras
Delicately spiced fried fritters lightly battered in chickpea flour. Served w/ cilantro & tamarind chutneys.
$7.95
Grape Leaves
Vine ripened grape leaves stuffed w/ seasoned rice, onions & delicate spices. Served w/ cilantro & tamarind chutneys & soft pita bread.
$8.95
Paneer Tikka
Tender pieces of cheese marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic, herbs & spices. Served on a bed of lettuce w/ cilantro & tamarind chutneys.
$8.95
Chicken Tikka
Boneless‎ chicken marinated in yogurt, herbs & spices. Served on a bed of lettuce w/ cilantro & tamarind chutneys.
$8.95
Fish Tikka kabob
Juicy pieces of fresh cod marinated w/ spices & roasted in the tandoor oven. Accompanied w/ our special cilantro & tamarind chutneys.
$8.95
Bombay Tandoori Chicken Wings
Fresh‎ chicken wings roasted in the tandoor oven. Served w/ tamarind & cilantro chutneys.
$9.95
Taste of India Delight
A selection of vegetable samosa, vegetable pakora, chicken tikka & lamb kabob. Served w/ cilantro & tamarind chutneys.
$9.95
Vegetarian Delight
A selection of vegetable samosa, vegetable pakora, paneer pakora, vegetable cutlet & grape leaves. Served w/ cilantro & tamarind chutneys.
SOUP AND SALAD‎
$5.50
Tabboleh
A salad made up of chopped parsley leaves, tomatoes, green onions, bulgur wheat & our own dressing. Served w/ soft pita bread.
$4.95
Mediterranean
Ranch
House Salad
Our‎ house salad consists of fresh garden greens, tomatoes, olives, carrots, bell peppers, mushrooms & cucumbers. Served w/ your choice of dressing.
$5.95
Mediterranean Salad
Fresh garden salad made w/ lettuce, tomatoes, green olives, carrots, bell peppers, mushrooms, cucumbers, feta cheese & your choice dressing.
Plain $6.95
Chicken $8.95
Caesar Salad
Fresh‎ romaine lettuce prepared w/ a classic caesar dressing, w/ croutons & anchovies.
$5.95
Feta $+2.00
Indian Salad
Onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, & green bell peppers mixed in a tangy sauce.
$5.50
Dal Soup
Homemade lentil soup prepared in an old Indian tradition. Served w/ papadum.
$5.50
Mughlai Tomato Soup
A rich curried tomato soup spiced w/ cumin & curry leaves w/ a touch of cream. Served w/ papadum.
$5.50
Mulligatawny Soup
A rich chicken, lentil & rice soup flavored w/ Indian spices & finished w/ a hint of lemon. Served w/ papadum.
TANDOORI CUISINE‎
Tandoori Cuisine is an ancient method of cooking. using a clay oven called a tandoor, we cook our meats to absolute perfection. All of our Tandoori dishes are served w/ Basmati rice, fresh vegetables, & our famous cilantro & tamarind chutneys.
$10.95
Tandoori Chicken
Juicy spring bone-in chicken marinated w/ yogurt w/ flavorful, fresh ground spices. Served w/ sliced onions & lemon, marinated w/ yogurt.
$11.95
Tandoori Chicken Tikka
Succulent pieces of boneless chicken rubbed w/ Indian herbs & spices & marinated w/ yogurt. Served w/ sliced onions & lemon.
$12.95
Tandoori Chicken Breast
Juicy spring boneless chicken breast marinated w/ yogurt w/ flavorful, fresh ground spices. Served w/ sliced onions & lemon, marinated w/ yogurt.
$10.95
Keema Kabab
Ground beef w/ onions & fresh herbs & lemon.
$12.95
Lamb Boti Kabab
Tender pieces of lamb marinated in yogurt w/ our special blend of Indian spices. Served w/ lemon & onions.
$12.95
Tandoori Chicken Breast
Juicy spring boneless chicken breast marinated w/ yogurt w/ flavorful, fresh ground spices. Served w/ sliced onions & lemons, marinated w/ yogurt.
$12.95
Tandoori Cod
Filet of cod marinated & cooked in the tandoor. Served w/ rice, vegetables, & lemon.
$13.95
Tandoori Salmon
Fresh king salmon cooked in our special tandoori marinade.
$13.95
Tandoori Prawns
Jumbo prawns marinated in a special blend of spices & herbs then roasted in the tandoor. Served w/ sliced onions & lemons.
VEGETARIAN INDIAN CUISINE‎
All spices are american standard. All of our Indian dishes are served w/ basmati rice.
$8.95
Mild
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Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Okra Masala
Okra cooked w/ sauteed onion, tomatoes, special herbs & spices.
Plain $8.95
Potato $9.95
Paneer $10.95
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Channa Masala
Chickpeas cooked over a slow fire blended w/ spices, tomatoes & a touch of yogurt.
Aloo $9.95
Paneer $10.95
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Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Mutter Masala
Fresh green peas cooked in a golden curry sauce.
$9.95
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Aloo Mutter Mushroom
Potatoes, green peas & mushrooms in an onion curry sauce w/ ginger.
$10.95
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Paneer Shahi
Cubes of mild, homemade Indian cheese cooked in a smooth masala cream sauce.
$9.95
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Dal Maharani
Creamed lentils cooked w/ select herbs & spices.
$9.95
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Aloo Gobi
Potatoes & cauliflower sauteed w/ onions & fresh herbs.
$9.95
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Baigan Bhartha
Eggplant baked over an open flame, mashed & seasoned w/ herbs, sauteed onions, green peas, tomatoes & a touch of yogurt.
$10.95
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Vegetable Kofta
Pureed‎ vegetables & cheese kofta served in a butter sauce.
INDIAN CUISINE‎
All spices are american standard. All of our Indian dishes are served w/ basmati rice.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Curry Specialties
A traditional brown curry prepared w/ tomatoes, onions & fresh herbs.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Coconut Curry
Rich curry cooked w/ coconuts, ginger, garlic & our special blend of spices.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Mango Curry
Tender pieces of meat or vegetables sauteed w/ Major Grey Mango Chutney & a touch of cream.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Jalfrazie
Boneless meat or vegetables stir-fried in brown curry w/ bell peppers, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, & onions.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Karai Gosht
Cooked in a traditional Indian wok w/ onions, tomatoes, fenugreek leaves, capsicums, fresh ginger, & garlic.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Rogan Josh
This famous dish from Kashmir is cooked w/ tomatoes & onions then roasted w/ spices in a rich brown curry sauce.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Royal Biryani
A classic mughlai dish of Basmati rice cooked w/ curry, raisins, cashew nuts, sauteed onions, & saffron. Served w/ raita.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Shahi Korma
A traditional dish prepared w/ exotic spices, herbs & a cream-based sauce w/ almonds.
Mild
Medium
Medium hot
Hot
Brown rice $+3.00
Vindaloo
Zesty curry cooked in a tangy sauce of wine vinegar, ginger, & potatoes.
MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE‎
$9.95
Flafill Plate
A mixture of fava beans, chickpeas, parsley & spices. Garnished w/ cucumbers, tomatoes & tahini sauce. Served w/ soft pita bread.
$10.95
Combination Plate
Customers favorite, hummus, baba ghannoj, & flafill. Served on a bed of lettuce w/ soft pita bread.
$10.95
Gyros Plate
Strips of marinated beef sauteed w/ onions. Served on a bed of lettuce w/ hummus & soft pita bread.
$11.95
Shish Taouk
Cubed chicken marinated in yogurt, garlic, oregano, saffron & other Middle Eastern spices. Served on a bed of rice & fresh vegetables.
$12.95
Shish Kabob
Tender fillet of lamb kabobs marinated in a special sauce, skewered w/ onions & tomatoes. Served w/ rice & fresh vegetables.
FRESHLY BAKED TANDOORI BREADS‎
$2.75
Roti
Unleavened whole wheat bread.
$2.50
Plain Nan
White leavened bread.
$2.75
Garlic Nan
Leavened bread topped w/ garlic.
$4.75
Onion Kulcha
Leavened bread stuffed w/ fresh onions.
$4.75
Paneer Nan
Leavened bread stuffed w/ traditional Indian homemade cheese.
$4.75
Spinach Nan
Leavened bread stuffed w/ seasoned spinach.
$4.50
Vegetable Nan
Leavened bread stuffed w/ mixed vegetables & herbs.
$4.75
Aloo Paratha
Unleavened layered whole wheat bread stuffed w/ potatoes, onions & fresh spices.
$4.50
Plain Paratha
Unleavened layered whole wheat bread.
$4.95
Pesto Nan
Leavened bread stuffed w/ pesto.
SIDE ORDERS‎
$2.00
Sweet Mango Chutney or Mango Pickle
$2.95
Papadum
Large, thin flatbread made from lentil & gram flour, baked until crispy in the tandoor
$3.75
Raita
A refreshing yogurt salad made w/ cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, onions, & spices.
$3.00
Basmati Rice
$3.00
Brown Rice
Half order $4.95
Full Order $6.95
Sauteed Vegetables
Lightly seasoned fresh vegetables.
DESSERTS‎
$3.50
Marble Nut Halvah
A Middle Eastern delicacy made w/ sesame, swiss chocolate, roasted nuts, & honey.
$4.95
Baklava
A delicious Middle Eastern pastry, made of nuts baked between layers of thin dough & steeped in syrup that has been flavored w/ exotic juices.
$4.95
Gulab Jamun
An Indian delicacy made from milk dough fried until golden brown, & served in a honey & saffron syrup.
$4.95
Kheer
Traditional Indian rice pudding cooked w/ nuts & cardamom.
$5.50
Kulfi
Traditional Indian ice cream made of condensed milk, fresh cream, almonds, & cardamon.
$5.50
Coconut Almond Ice Cream
Specially prepared ice cream.
$5.50
Chai Ice Cream
Specially prepared ice cream.
$5.50
Chocolate Ice Cream
Specially prepared chocolate ice cream
$5.50
Mango Pistachio Ice Cream
Specially prepared ice cream.
$5.50
Original Baked New York Cheese Cake
The‎ name says it all. Served w/ mango sauce.
BEVERAGES‎
$3.00
Chai, Iced Chai Refills
An ancient tea of India, made up of black tea, milk, cardamom, cloves, fennel, & sugar.
$3.50
Mango Lemonade
Traditional lemonade w/ a twist of mango.
$3.75
Plain Lassi
Traditional Indian drink made w/ homemade yogurt, milk, & rosewater.
$3.75
Mango Lassi
Traditional Indian drink made w/ mango, homemade yogurt, milk, & rosewater.
$3.75
Mango Shake
Mango puree blended w/ milk & vanilla ice cream.
$3.00
Assorted Teas
Refills
$2.25
Pepsi
Refills
$2.25
Diet Pepsi
Refills
$2.25
7-Up
Refills
$2.75
Iced Tea
Refills
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Taste of India continues to be one of my go to places for Indian food in Seattle. There are places that are less expensive but the quality here is better then most of those cheaper Indian restaurants. I've only tried vegetarian dishes here and they've...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alec D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dearly enjoyed an early Saturday dinner. By 6:30 the line to get in was out the door. Quick friendly efficient service staff. Vegetable cutlets for appetizer were solid and tasty. Eggplant was very nice. Lamb biriani had many but not all needed ingredients: needed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tjmU4374LJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met up with friends for dinner. It had been a few years since we’d eaten here. It has been in the U District as long as I can remember. Had always been a favorite of mine. It did not disappoint. We had early reservations which...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MTS--1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here when my daughter was home from college as Indian food is her favorite. We recently moved here from the East Coast and we hadn’t found “our” Indian restaurant yet. Well we just did. Not only was the dinner amazingly delicious, but the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelhappysea
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Great food, friendly service and full of young people. We had a wonderful evening and I would highly recommend it for great Indian food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kencarter206
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

This is our second visit. The food is fresh and healthy. Portions large to share with the table. The flavors are so good and balanced. Definitely our favorite. Will return when we visit Seattle.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 655sandyr
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We went there for lunch loved the service and the food. The menu had a lot of options to choose from both veg and non-veg. The chai was awesome and it was unlimited :) One piece of advice the biryani is more of a Pulao...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ACSquare
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We came for early dinner with friends. It was noisy as we were seated in a small area with a lineup of tables. I ordered tandoori prawns with brown rice. $19 plus $3.40 extra for brown rice! Approximately 6 prawns with a few buttered carrots...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Curious541541
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We had been to this restaurant for attending a birthday party. There were about 20 guests in the party. The seating arrangement was very good, service on the table was excellent. Food was close to Indian Authentic and freshly prepared. Following vegetarian items were served:...More

Date of visit: September 2018
5  Thank SadhanaRakesh
Reviewed 3 July 2018

As you may be aware if you read my reviews often, You know that I'm a stickler for authenticity and folks who care about their craft and their customers. Taste of India in Seattle's Roosevelt district is a restaurant who strives for that level of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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