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Gaylord India Restaurant

Gaylord India Restaurant, Internationally acclaimed since their inception in New Delhi. London. Hong-Kong and Chicago arrived in Bay Area in 1976 bringing the best in traditional Indian dining. Each dish is meticulously prepared using only finest ingredients. Their sumptuous food and excellent service always bring back San Francisco natives and visitors alike with new friends in town. Whether you are hosting an Event or private party, Gaylord India Restaurant will serve you a memorable feast. Located in prestigious Embarcadero Center within a Walking distance from major Hotels and Ferry Building. A Bit of India in the Bay. Enjoy Happy Hour Monday -Friday 5-7 PM
32 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
(32 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 32 reviews
5 stars
(9)
4 stars
(14)
3 stars
(7)
2 stars
(2)
1 star
(0)
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Ambiance 
3.7 / 5
(Very Good) 3.7 / 5
Noise Level
2.2 / 3
Energetic
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • good for groups(13)
  • fit for foodies(12)
  • great for lunch(9)
  • special occasion(6)
  • neighborhood gem(5)
  • great for brunch(3)
Gaylord India Restaurant Reviews List
Review 1 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 7/27/2015
 2007
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Review 2 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 8/09/2015
 2011
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Review 3 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 7/17/2015
 2011
Dined on 7/17/2015
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 7/17/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 4 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Review re lunch

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The buffet didn't look too impressive, so we ordered off the menu. Two of us had the Maharani feast, which included several yummy dishes including rice and roti. Highly recommended.
Most people seem to go for the buffet, which means there's a lot of up-down-up-down and noise."
Dined on 7/15/2015
 2000
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 5 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 7/10/2015
 2015
Dined on 7/10/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 7/10/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

good indian food

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Visiting from NYC, good indian food, service was quick and friendly. Place needs an update on the decor though"
Dined on 7/10/2015
 2009
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Review 7 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 7/11/2015
 2015
Dined on 7/11/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 7/11/2015
 2015
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Review 8 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 6/26/2015
 2014
Dined on 6/26/2015
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 6/26/2015
 2014
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Review 9 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Good ambiance

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Food was decent, not that expensive and tasty. Owner was friendly."
Dined on 6/20/2015
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, late-night find
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Review 10 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 6/14/2015
 2006
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Review 11 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 6/12/2015
 2006
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Review 12 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/04/2015
 2005
Dined on 6/04/2015
 2005
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Seriously, this place is dated (stuck in the 2000's) in every way. The decor looks tired and the food is uninspiring. The location cannot be beat but really I hope the restaurant can reinvent itself to stay relevant."
Dined on 6/04/2015
 2005
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Review 13 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Pre Movie Dinner

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The first person I encountered, was not terribly friendly, as most Host are when you enter a restaurant. Unfortunately the owner had not arrived, as he is extremely friendly.
The waitress was very efficient, the only other problem is between the 3 wait persons,
you could never have a conversation without being interrupted with either asking questions,
or clearing the table, not so bad if one person is doing this, but the 3 were constantly hovering about, does not make for a pleasant evening.
I have eaten here so many times, and this is the first time I have had this problem.
I am sure the management will get this corrected."
Dined on 5/30/2015
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 14 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Decent Indian Food

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Dined on 5/27/2015
 2014
Dined on 5/27/2015
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Decent Indian food (not too great for Indians as their taste buds are used to much more authentic taste) but still nice."
Dined on 5/27/2015
 2014
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 15 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Mediocre

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"This place has seen better days. They ran out of our first two wine choices, and were also out of vegetable pakoras. The chicken tikka was dry and the sauces were bland. I ordered my paneer spicy, and their was no heat at all."
Dined on 5/13/2015
 2006
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Review 16 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Indian experience

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The buffet is outstanding - and the place itself is lovely quiet clean... What more can you ask if you enjoy food from India?
J"
Dined on 5/04/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 17 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/18/2015
 2014
Dined on 4/18/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/18/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Review 18 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great cream cashew sauce

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Tender lamb in a cream cashew sauce and firm shrimp in nice Currie made me happy."
Dined on 3/27/2015
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 19 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

The food was great.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The food was great. I really like Indian food and this was very good. The tandori chicken exceeded my expectations. My lunch partners also enjoyed the meal. I will be back again."
Dined on 3/09/2015
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 20 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

great place.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"loved it 10 years ago. still great today
their tikka marsala is the benchmark!
many othrr great dishs as well"
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, fit for foodies
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Review 21 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

"A hidden treasure".

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Dined on 2/13/2015
 2004
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2004
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Great place to eat for a a delicious Indian cuisine. The location is convenient for those working, or shopping down in the Embarcadero Center. It"s also directly next door to the movie theatre."
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2004
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 22 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A favorite in the Embarcadero. Love this place

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Vegetarian dishes are fabulous and so is lamb curry. Try the assorted nan basket and tandoori appetizers. Yum!"
Dined on 1/16/2015
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 23 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dinner at Gaylords

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We always enjoy going to Gaylords after movie at the Embarcadero Movie Theaters. The food is always quite good, but on this night the Tandoori Mixed Grill was dried out and not as tasty as usual. The Dahl Mahkani was great as always. We'll chalk it up to it being New Years Eve,"
Dined on 12/31/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 24 for Gaylord India Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

just ok

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"The staff was friendly and attentive. The ambiance was nice. However, the food lacked taste and was just way too bland. Even the tandoori chicken was mediocre which is really unusual. I also mentioned it was my parents 50th anniversary and was surprised they didnt bring a little something out."
Dined on 12/24/2014
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Ratings-Only Reviews for Gaylord India Restaurant
Based on the average of (8) ratings-only reviews
Overall 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
6 out of 6 recommend this product
Food 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
3.7 / 5
(Very Good) 3.7 / 5
Noise Level
2.9 / 3
Energetic