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Amber India

25 Yerba Buena Ln
San Francisco, CA 94103

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(415) 777-0500


  • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Monday: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Saturday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Cuisine: Indian Food Restaurants

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4.8 of 5.0 from 190 reviews

price range:$26 to $50


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  • Aaron W.Delicious buffet compared to all the rest out there. Great prepped meals too - especially the vegetarian options!

    55555 by Aaron W.

  • Asma ROne of the best indian restaurants I've been to! The service is ok but the food was very good

    55555 by Asma R

  • Aria SThis place is everything I have ever wanted out of North Indian food! The butter chicken is on another level.

    55555 by Aria S

  • PureWowThe lunch buffet is where it’s at. Come hungry—very hungry—because it’s a $20 all-you-can-eat deal ($27 weekends) with favorites like butter chicken and saag paneer.

    55555 by PureWow

  • Geetika GuptaUpscale American Indian restaurant with delicious unbeatable flavors..overpriced bcoz of its location

    55555 by Geetika Gupta

  • Daniel SFour chili sea bass was incredible

    55555 by Daniel S

  • Herval PTasteless & expensive

    11111 by Herval P

  • Seema Dthe brunch buffet!

    55555 by Seema D

  • Jess N.Food is great, service is beyond terrible. Most staff there have a serious attitude problem and can be downright rude.

    33333 by Jess N.

  • Pavan Cindian food is very yummy. go for buffets as individual items are pretty expensive

    55555 by Pavan C

  • Mohammed MBest Indian food in San francisco

    55555 by Mohammed M

  • Marcus E.All you can eat Indian lunch buffet

    55555 by Marcus E.

  • Joseph Kiran R.Pretty expensive Indian food, tasty and not great service

    55555 by Joseph Kiran R.

  • Annie 🌺 LThe lunch buffet is tasty and comes with bottomless mimosas 🍹Definitely on the expensive side, but it's worth it to treat yourself every so often!

    55555 by Annie 🌺 L

  • Tejas RGreat Indian Food!

    55555 by Tejas R

  • Apeksha ShenoyVery expensive but the Biryani is great

    55555 by Apeksha Shenoy

  • Paolo B.The Butter Chicken is awesome

    55555 by Paolo B.

  • Michael CoxCauliflower appetizer is yum

    55555 by Michael Cox

  • Diana A.Really lovely place. Beautiful decor, attentive service, very delicious food. They always have something different, like interesting salads or veg dishes. Come on weekend, try a bit of everything

    55555 by Diana A.

  • Abdulaziz RGood buffet. A bit pricey thou.

    55555 by Abdulaziz R

  • Vitalii LevetsThis place is delicious! 🍲🍛🍷

    55555 by Vitalii Levets

  • Sam B.Really good Indian food, be sure to mix up the menu a bit and order your favourite curry with your favourite meat or veg. Garlic naan, always garlic naan.

    55555 by Sam B.

  • Gagan S.Location is good. The food is ok.

    33333 by Gagan S.

  • Aide DSe recomienda reservación

    55555 by Aide D

  • Sang-Geol SButter chicken

    55555 by Sang-Geol S

  • Trigby P.Great lunch buffet

    55555 by Trigby P.

  • AAK AGo to Mac 😒

    55555 by AAK A

  • Ed R.$23.95 for buffet and bottomless mimosas on weekends

    55555 by Ed R.

  • Peiying WenOverpriced food and slow service.

    22222 by Peiying Wen

  • Ben AThe butter chicken is legitimately amazing.

    55555 by Ben A

  • John M.great vegetarian options

    55555 by John M.

  • Chris H.I typically don't go for vegetarian dishes (let alone vegan) but the Cauliflower Bezule appetizer was amazing!

    55555 by Chris H.

  • Max K.The cauliflower appetizer with coconut milk is the most delicious cauliflower I've ever eaten.

    55555 by Max K.

  • Arpit M.The calamari is amazing. Though it's served in a curry.

    55555 by Arpit M.

  • Ryan NPleasantly surprised! We will be back!

    55555 by Ryan N

  • Patrícia TavaresEsse restaurante me fez AMAR a comida indiana, q confesso não me agradava... Pedi um monte de coisa e TUDO era divino!!😋 dica: peça pouca pimenta!!!

    55555 by Patrícia Tavares

  • Omer G.Nalli Vindaloo - Tender lamb shank and very good curry sauce. The dish is big, and not as spicy as they claim it to be.

    55555 by Omer G.

  • Omer G.The Gulab Jamun is so refreshing!

    55555 by Omer G.

  • Omer G.Saag Paneer - nice consistency and very flavorful cheese and spinach. Yum

    55555 by Omer G.

  • Barbara M.We've never been disappointed with our choices here. Great date place.

    55555 by Barbara M.

  • Jay M.good for quick business lunches

    55555 by Jay M.

  • Caroline JackSoup plus plush-fried spinach with tamarind yogurt and cranberries. Truly madly yummy food here!

    55555 by Caroline Jack

  • Frank CWe asked for a mixture of plates to surprise us, and they did. Really nice food for a fair price.

    33333 by Frank C

  • Yotam TroimSurprisingly good. Sampled all vegetarian options and they were all great. The deserts were also delicious, especially the Halwa.

    55555 by Yotam Troim

  • Rajesh M.Four peppercorn fish made in tandoor is amazing

    55555 by Rajesh M.

  • Maxwell SWhat a great work guys!!I didn't expected this kind of work from you, but you completely delivered what you promised and that too at good price.

    55555 by Maxwell S

  • Philiam K.Butter chicken and lobster tandoori are a must!

    55555 by Philiam K.

  • Ale CortezDelicioso, una parada requerida en san Francisco

    55555 by Ale Cortez

  • Abood AbussaudOne of the best and most fancy Indian restaurants I've ever been to! Lamb biryani is great, also the chicken tikka mazala

    55555 by Abood Abussaud

  • Cameron WylieIf you want to go to a nice restaurant and you feel like Indian food try Amber India. Pop into the bar area where you can order drinks and food without a reservation or much of a wait.

    55555 by Cameron Wylie

  • LamiaThe best butter chicken I've ever had! Super delicious!

    55555 by Lamia

  • SFGateOne of the Bay Area's most elegant restaurants for Indian cuisine. They serve up a plethora of of appetizing Indian dishes with a San Franciscan flare. Try the butter chicken and enjoy!

    55555 by SFGate

  • Victoria PThe scallops with tomato chutney

    33333 by Victoria P

  • Rodrigo SilvaGreat food!

    55555 by Rodrigo Silva

  • Joel OLobster tandoor unique

    55555 by Joel O

  • Joel OGreat food after Intense meetings

    55555 by Joel O

  • Arjun SundararajanYum.. saag paneer !! samosa and Masala chai were great as well.

    55555 by Arjun Sundararajan

  • ashley t.Weekend buffet

    55555 by ashley t.

  • DomThe lunch buffet is fantastic. Good options that rotate regularly. Excellent value

    55555 by Dom

  • Daniel SchierbeckDelicious Indian food!

    55555 by Daniel Schierbeck

  • PoojaGood chicken biryani. Not too hot, just right.

    55555 by Pooja

  • Yesi O.Complimentary drinks with the lunch buffet, try a memosa!

    55555 by Yesi O.

  • Yesi O.The butter chicken here is medium spicy and super delicious

    55555 by Yesi O.

  • Gordon W.The brunch is worth the line.

    55555 by Gordon W.

  • Fabricio HenriqueBem. Da para passa o tempo

    55555 by Fabricio Henrique

  • Yvette U.Lovely ambiance atmosphere and very modern. Thumbs up for vibe AND food!

    55555 by Yvette U.

  • SFGateThe dishes feature lighter California touches and local producers - Monterey Bay calamari and pickled chiles in one dish, local crab in a wash of coconut, black pepper and curry leaves in another.

    55555 by SFGate

  • SFGateSpecialties: Butter chicken; yogurt-marinated rack of lamb; duck tikka kebab; tandoori sea bass; coffee kulfi with chocolate sauce.

    55555 by SFGate

  • Sahana U.Most legit Indian buffet ever.

    55555 by Sahana U.

  • Lohit AnupindiSome good Indian food, great taste and great quality !!

    55555 by Lohit Anupindi

  • Sahil KhoslaUnbelievably good!! Try the "Dal Amber" and your money will be well spent.

    55555 by Sahil Khosla

  • Sabita JAmazing weekend brunch. Unlimited mimosas or champagne included for $22

    55555 by Sabita J

  • Harit NTry Cauliflower Bezule

    55555 by Harit N

  • VarunThe butter chicken here reminds me of the best north Indian restaurants I used to eat at while growing up in Mumbai. Superb!

    55555 by Varun

  • PoojaNaan is soft and melts in the mouth. Butter chicken deserves the rave reviews. Rogan josh gravy had a balanced taste, not too spicy and not too meaty but the lamb pieces were a tad too big.

    55555 by Pooja

  • Jonathan JFava bean tikki is the best!

    55555 by Jonathan J

  • Patrick W.Get the Butter Chicken & Garlic Naan

    55555 by Patrick W.

  • Mark W.I usually ignore the deserts at Indian restaurants but the Kulfi really was homemade here and the madera pairing was perfect

    55555 by Mark W.

  • Talal A.Buffet is closed from 3 to 4pm. So come earlier or after this time

    33333 by Talal A.

  • Octavio P.The food is delicious and the plates are big. I recommend share 3 plates for 4 persons.

    55555 by Octavio P.

  • Cennydd KOne word: butter chicken.

    55555 by Cennydd K

  • Javid J.The Cauliflower Manchurian on the Lounge Menu is amazing!

    55555 by Javid J.

  • Steve S.This place lives up to the reviews, you won't be disappointed.

    55555 by Steve S.

  • Srikanth K.Call them to reserve table space if you have a group. Lunch buffets are good and cost about $18 per head during the weekdays. Expect longer stand-in-queue time between 11:30 am to 12:30 pm on Fridays

    55555 by Srikanth K.

  • Chris M.Best Indian food I've had in a long time. The lamb dishes are amazing.

    55555 by Chris M.

  • Rodrigo D.The butter chicken is very good. It's overall pretty overpriced (c$22 for an entree) but in keeping with the area

    55555 by Rodrigo D.

  • Adam F.Get the butter chicken!

    33333 by Adam F.

  • Jenny N.$20 lunch buffet is a great deal! Excellent variety of curries and meat, included several desserts and naan at your table

    55555 by Jenny N.

  • Jason M.Delicious. Butter chicken. Solo good

    55555 by Jason M.

  • Simon JTry the Duck Tinka Kebab - amazing

    55555 by Simon J

  • JoAnne K.Try the Saag Paneer - Love

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • Ashwin B.Best Indian food!!!

    55555 by Ashwin B.

  • Halaالمطعم نظيف وجلساته حلوه وطلباتهم .. البتر تشكن والباميه وبرياني اللحم لذيذات اوي اوي

    55555 by Hala

  • R M.Get the Tandoor Sampler - amazing!

    55555 by R M.

  • Kishyr LCould very well be the best Indian restaurant in San Francisco

    55555 by Kishyr L

  • Jannae J.Simply incredible. Love when that happens unexpectedly. Had the saag paneer and the quinoa kofta. amazing!

    55555 by Jannae J.

  • Petko M.Great spot for a quiet lunch. Buffet at lunch.

    55555 by Petko M.

  • Bart S.Butter chicken can easily compete with the best currys on Brick Lane in London.

    55555 by Bart S.

  • Varun ShahMust try the brunch buffet !! It's really good.

    55555 by Varun Shah

  • Sumita B.A fantastic lunch buffet - clean restaurant, excellent selection of food (from duck to grilled fish and classic Indian dishes!) plus friendly service. A can't-miss spot on the next SFO visit!

    55555 by Sumita B.

  • Kitman L.The butter chicken is heavenly!

    55555 by Kitman L.

  • Tuhin K.Get the Biryani and butter chicken.

    33333 by Tuhin K.

  • Dhruv G.Avoid the palak chaat - its quite oily and the tastes don't really fuse together well. Left a bitter taste (literally and figuratively)

    33333 by Dhruv G.

  • Nick K.Great ambiance. Good for big groups. Food is actually pretty good. Service is even better. Worth a try

    55555 by Nick K.

  • Dan F.Butter Chicken FTW.

    55555 by Dan F.

  • Layla K.Decent Indian though not super authentic. Still, really enjoyed butter chicken & lamb vindaloo.

    55555 by Layla K.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Butter Chicken - Love

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Saag Paneer - Fav!!

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • Atul G.Ask for a table in Belinda's section. She is awesome!

    55555 by Atul G.

  • Sabina T.The spinach chat and duck kabob were outstanding. Main dish suffered an identity crisis - indian or french or italian. Yummy, but paled in comparison to the primers.

    55555 by Sabina T.

  • Marie JGood price, good food. Just like in India.

    55555 by Marie J

  • JoAnne K.Try the Tandoori Chicken - Love

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • Elizabeth CVery good option! Try Snap peas & king trumpet mushroom, spicy but delicious. Mango lassi Mmm!! another experience.

    55555 by Elizabeth C

  • Rob R.Nalli Vindaloo, hottest you can get it, was awesome.

    55555 by Rob R.

  • Shonali B.The service is excellent. And if you like aloo gobhi, ask for it even though it isn't on the menu. They'll make it for you.

    55555 by Shonali B.

  • Joy G.Great buffet selection. Try the butter chicken.

    55555 by Joy G.

  • Nigel F.While the Butter chicken is very good don't miss out on really delightfully flavored dishes like the Lamb Qorma which is incredible. Couple your meal with an Indian beer like the 22oz Taj Mahal.

    55555 by Nigel F.

  • Melissa D.$3 Blue Moon during happy hour? Hard to pass that up!

    55555 by Melissa D.

  • Patrick H.Butter chicken is amazing.

    55555 by Patrick H.

  • Kristina W.Everything here was delish!!

    55555 by Kristina W.

  • Ryan T.Excellent food. Loved the butter chicken and garlic naan.

    55555 by Ryan T.

  • Rashed AButter chicken is just perfect

    55555 by Rashed A

  • megan m.Fancy Indian food is like going to dodgy French- unnecessary, confusing, and totally American.

    55555 by megan m.

  • Stephen T.fancy and best indian food and cocktail

    55555 by Stephen T.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Lamb - Amazing

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Kulfuti - W pistachio - really good

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Tandoori Chicken - Fav!

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Tandoori Chicken - Amazing!

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Zeera Saag Palak - Love

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • Yesi O.Butter chicken, delish

    55555 by Yesi O.

  • Jamie W.Butter Chicken is wonderful, melt in your mouth goodness... Highly recommend it.

    55555 by Jamie W.

  • Scott L.Best Lamb Vindaloo ever.

    55555 by Scott L.

  • Sam S.CTM with garlic naan

    55555 by Sam S.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Saag Paneer - Love!

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Lamb Korma - Really good

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • JoAnne K.Try the Butter Chicken Curry - Outstanding!

    55555 by JoAnne K.

  • Brian H.Cauliflower Bezule off the lounge menu -- top stuff!

    55555 by Brian H.

  • Mina R.There's nothing like Indian street food washed down with good wine. Nice atmosphere too. (3 of 4 petals via Fondu)

    55555 by Mina R.

  • Sumukh D.Very good ambience and awesome food. A bit costly though but definitely worth it.

    55555 by Sumukh D.

  • The Wall Street JournalThis three-story resto offers menu selections from up and down the Indian subcontinent—not just northern India. Head to the buffet and try their dosa crepes and rasam soup, both from southern India.

    55555 by The Wall Street Journal

  • Norris T.Some of the best naan bread I've had in awhile. Pricier but worthy because of the quality. decent happy hour vibe from 5-7. service is excellent. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu)

    55555 by Norris T.

  • RahulGood service great food, buffet is really nice too.

    55555 by Rahul

  • Manny C.Go here for the lunch buffet. It's great.

    55555 by Manny C.

  • Anuj G.If u see an Indian, please drop the accent.. I really can't understand which language is she speaking... Is it americano?

    33333 by Anuj G.

  • Robert C.Tandoori Australian rack of lamb was to die for! Meet was so tender.

    55555 by Robert C.

  • Ali T.Great food. Great ambiance.

    55555 by Ali T.

  • Steve D.The food/decor/people watching is great at Amber India. Always make reservations! xoxo

    55555 by Steve D.

  • Joe S.Lunch buffet 11:30 to 2:30 is amazing!

    55555 by Joe S.

  • Alolita S.Well done dishes - Bhindi masala

    55555 by Alolita S.

  • John C.The chicken biryani was excellent! And the chili thyme naan was very spicy, which offset the mild flavor of the biryani perfectly.

    55555 by John C.

  • Cat R.Lamb ribs. Amazing! The best in SF.

    55555 by Cat R.

  • Sara H.Great Indian food! We didn't make a reservation, and they had no tables; but they recommended we ate at the bar - worked really well and we had a great evening. Definitely worth a try.

    55555 by Sara H.

  • Sean G.BEST Indian Buffet downtown, hands down

    55555 by Sean G.

  • Govind K.Make reservation, place gets busy.

    55555 by Govind K.

  • Benjy W.$16.95 all-you-can-eat lunch buffet!

    55555 by Benjy W.

  • John VButter Chicken is fantastic!

    55555 by John V

  • Megan B.Great lunch buffet. Don't forget the butter chicken

    55555 by Megan B.

  • Meghan B.Some of the best Indian food I've ever had....we had the Butter Chicken and one of the lamb dishes flavored with saffron and ginger. Delicious! Watermelon julep was great too!

    55555 by Meghan B.

  • Jaya P.Try the amber dal and.butter chicken! Mango mojito really good :)

    55555 by Jaya P.

  • Prachi V.The spinach chaat is bomb.com

    55555 by Prachi V.

  • Ajesh S.Horrible overpriced buffet. Worst indian food I have had. EVER

    11111 by Ajesh S.

  • Navendu A.Good food but remember weekend buffet is 20 bucks

    55555 by Navendu A.

  • jantje b.Tasty, but $4 for chai for a buffet?!?

    55555 by jantje b.

  • Omer G.Try the Butter Chicken - Excellent dish! Very good textures and spices combination. I wouldn't make it a signature dish though (as it is now), as it is not, by far, unique.

    55555 by Omer G.

  • LeighAnne R.Great lunch buffet!

    55555 by LeighAnne R.

  • Toby C.good spot for happy hour

    55555 by Toby C.

  • Liam K.Weekend buffet includes mimosas with refill! Drink up!

    55555 by Liam K.

  • Cheryl JVery yummy butter chicken and lobster tikka

    55555 by Cheryl J

  • BlingcatDo yourself a favor and steer clear of this place! Oh, and check that they don't mess up your takeaway.

    22222 by Blingcat

  • Nicolas OPossibly THE best indian restaurant ever.

    55555 by Nicolas O

  • Pete W.Lunch buffet & service is superb. bravo!

    55555 by Pete W.

  • Todd aButter chicken was very good. Have with saffron rice and naan

    55555 by Todd a

  • Anshu BTry the Mango Lassi.

    55555 by Anshu B

  • Rita GThe ras-beri may be the best drink in SF

    55555 by Rita G

  • Sonya S.The eggplant badam is out of this world, boyee

    55555 by Sonya S.

  • FoodspottingTry the Indian Food

    55555 by Foodspotting

  • FoodspottingTry the Creme Brulee

    55555 by Foodspotting

  • LuxxuryThe dungeness crab with Ginger is incredible, I nearly cried when I ate the final bite...

    55555 by Luxxury

  • AdamTry the pimm's on amber

    55555 by Adam

  • Carl O.Lamb Korma had a good balance of spices. Don't forget a mango lassi!

    55555 by Carl O.

  • Jessika W.BUTTER CHICKEN is a must! Every dish is excellent! The bar area is very appealing ... dont forget the Tamarind sauce and fried spinach, yes!

    55555 by Jessika W.

  • Nikita P.Best Indian in the Bay Area 2010

    55555 by Nikita P.

  • @ParaphaneilyaThe butter chicken is to die for. The hostess was cute. But cocky

    55555 by @Paraphaneilya

  • Sakina RHappy hour is great! Awesome food and very easy on the wallet

    55555 by Sakina R

  • Ray E.Lunch buffet is excellent. Way better than standard Indian buffet.

    55555 by Ray E.

  • Ian B.Also the dal makhani a.k.a. "dal Amber" is great. Def. a can't miss order.

    55555 by Ian B.

  • Jessie X.Awesome buffet.

    55555 by Jessie X.

  • Ian B.Get the butter chicken.

    33333 by Ian B.

  • Bob M.Really good for happy hour munchies!

    55555 by Bob M.

  • Sanjay ABest Indian food in the city

    55555 by Sanjay A

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