Best Indian Restaurants in the Bay Area
Whether you’re looking for high-end tasting menus, traditional, homemade recipes, or more contemporary takes on Indian cuisine in the Bay Area, we’ve got you covered.
Here are six Michelin-recommended restaurants to head to when you’re looking for a delicious and satisfying Indian meal:
What to Order: Here, two tasting menus are on offer. On the Spice Route menu, look for dishes like artisan foie gras with plum and ginger gastrique, Maine lobster with cauliflower, green mango and coastal curry sauce, and slow-cooked rack of lamb with basmati rice and yogurt. The vegetarian menu boasts chilled sago with kale, buttermilk and dill, “grapes and grains” consisting of toasted grains, almonds and Concord grape broth, and a tandoor-roasted pineapple with smoked coconut ice cream for dessert.
What to Order: Brussel chaat with spiced yogurt, pomegranate and tamarind; samosas filled with spiced potatoes and green peas; and chicken biryani are featured on the small plates menu. Larger plates consist of lamb meatballs, tandoori-fried chicken, shrimp curry and paneer kofta. Looking for kebabs? They have those, too.
What to Order: Opt for dishes like the traditional butter chicken with red pepper makhani and fenugreek, tandoori monkfish with alleppo curry and rice dumplings, or lamb shank nihari with fresh ginger, rose, cilantro and chile oil.
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