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Mayura Restaurant

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(17 Reviews)

10406 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

(310) 559-9644

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Today: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
13
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Best Indian Restaurant in California

General Info
Traditional foods are an enduring part of our culture. Traditional taste preservation has become a critical undertaking for Mayura Restaurant Inc and we are proud of the work that we have done to preserve and restore our traditional food. The word Mayura means peacock ( sanskrit ), the synonym for elegance and grace. Living up to one's name is not at all that simple. We at Mayura believe that food is a celebration of life. Our dishes have an extra magic, and we are sure that it will delight your sense of taste and leave you happier too which is exactly what good food should do. Our food is inspired by the authentic home cooking of beautiful and taste-rich India, where our chefs are specially trained and have good experience. Food is our passion, prepared for you always with devotion, love, and the finest ingredients in Separate Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Kitchens, which is guaranteed to satisfy. We look forward to welcoming you in the Mayura Indian restaurant for one night dinner. Enjoy the quality of our fine food, service and atmosphere and we look forward to you visiting us again and again as one of our regular guests. Mayura traditional Indian restaurant is a relaxed place that will give you a decent meal. If you're looking for "Authentic south Indian cuisine" with something pretty good to eat in nice surroundings, many people find themselves tasting the wonderful dishes in Culver City after a trip to their favorite Mayura Indian restaurant. You will find a large choice of Indian dishes on our extensive MENU. Our menu, always have a choice of daily specialties. Very nice ambiance, first class cooking and perfectly served with good quality at reasonable prices. Indian food-lover’s dream restaurant ( Mayura ) has been consistently providing you the traditional range of Indian dishes. Each menu is tailored specifically for your party and prepared with the flair and attention to detail that is characteristic of Mayura Indian restaurant. Traditional Indian Food is served using the best seasonal Indian ingredients in our restaurant. Don't forget to have a look at the daily specialty board where you will find some pleasant surprises. Mayura Indian restaurant is also a place for family vacations where you will enjoy the natural kind of foods.
Hours

Regular Hours

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Primary Phone: (310) 227-4561

Payment method
all major credit cards, visa, mastercard, amex, debit
Price Range
$
Location
Located on the south west corner of Venice Blvd. and Motor Ave.
Neighborhoods
Palms, West Los Angeles
Categories
Indian Restaurants, Buffet Restaurants, Middle Eastern Restaurants, Caterers, Restaurants
Other Information

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Parking: Lot, On Site

Cuisines: Buffets, Caterers, Indian, Middle Eastern

Alcohol: Beer, Wine

Price Range : Below Average

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mofiz uddin

03/17/2012

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Newport Beach Tax Pro

Newport Beach Tax Pro
- Was referred to them by one of my co-workers and couldn't be more pleased. We just moved to Newport Beach and needed a new tax person. Very personable and pleasant to deal with.
- We live in Newport Bluffs. They are conveniently located for us (near the fairgrounds) and provided excellent service in a professional office. Our fee was slightly higher than what we paid our former tax professional and absolutely worth it.

Critico

07/24/2009

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Degraded over the years

This place was good when they started. Not anymore..their dosas taste like paper. The buffet dishes remain the same everyday, the taste too:(
I wish they re-do their buffet recipes and stick to their original standards. I'm probably not going back until then!!

manjith

12/05/2008

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The Best Indian Restaurant in Los Angeles

I was visiting los Angeles for 3 weeks and tried food in several Indianrestaurants and I found Mayura is the best in all respects. food quality is superb , very clean and service really amazing. I am impressed by the variety and authentic taste of the food. I had seven dinners and 6 buffets at Mayura. Unlimited dosas are served with buffet and there are so many choices for different spice levels. Every time when I visited this place I saw good Indian crowd there which is a testimony of the greatness of the place.

dan90066

08/30/2008

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Great Restaurant

I love this restaurant. I ate there on Friday, Aug. 29, 8:30 PM. Food was delicious. I highly recommend the chicken tikka masala. The service is very friendly and professional. The prices are cheap, and the portions are huge. I have never written an online restaurant review in my life, but I liked this place so much, that I wanted to share.

pinays

08/13/2008

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southern indian food in a strip mall

mayura claims to specialize in keralan food (southern india) although the menu contains food from various regions of india.

there is a weekend buffet for $11.95, which gives you a variety of dishes that i cannot comment on. see, i did not go for the buffet... my friend did.

i went for the spinach masala dosa - which was a crepe with potatoes inside. there was some crunchiness to the crepe that i enjoyed, especially when dipped into one of the many sauces made of coconut milk. the serving was huge and can be shared with 2 or 3 people.

i also ordered the special kerala chicken biryani. again, the serving was huge. there were a lot of spices in there that made it so flavorful -- cinnamon, cardamon, etc. i enjoyed this dish.

for dessert, we shared a ras malai, which is made of cheese soaked in some milk and flavored with cardamon. i am not partial to indian desserts so i find this just ok. my friend thought that there was too much cardamon.

overall, i liked mayura and my friend and i agreed that we would have to come back and try other dishes.

sreddy7

04/07/2008

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Mayura- A Restaurant for a Heavenly Meal

Finally , I found out a paradise in Los Angeles. The buffet I had at Mayura on Friday, was soooo good. I never ever had such a great Indian food in Los Angeles. I 've been to almost all Indian restaurants in Los Angeles, but I could never find a great place( I don't mean the decor or ambience), I mean food and service, like Mayura. At least 5 times , someone will come and ask you if you need anything more. I am really impressed with the high energy of the place. Everyone seems to be very cheerful and happy. I don't understand why people write such reviews like just I read( Raj9, shafika or Mohd- seems like deliberately trying to harm the reputation of such a great place). I am so sorry for you people

They carry dishes which suits to the palate of everyone, mild- medium and spicy with such a variety. My in-laws are so happy that they want to go back. The dosas, sambar and rasam, avial and everything great. I wish they open one Mayura in San Deigo.

Navaneeth29

04/02/2008

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My Most Favorite Indian Restaurant in Los Angeles

I eat at Mayura at least four times a week since it started. The food is really authentic. The place is very clean and the people are very friendly. It is very hard to believe the reviews written by the so called Raj9 , Shafika and Mohd. I read a review written by the guy Raj9 in another site the same review with an additionaladvice "" so don't go to Mayura, Go to Annapurna"". Please don't think that all are so silly like you guys. We want good restaurants like Mayura. It is a family run restaurant. This restaurant is very unique in all respects. But people with a feverish mentality,and try to tarnish the reputation of a successful restaurant ,only can write reviews like this. This is the favorite restaurant of all my colleagues too. We love this place. The quality and variety of their food is excellent and they maintain consistency. I wish them all success.


shafika

03/31/2008

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Don't Go.

We went to this place last week . A old lady welcomed us and asked us to take a seat. It took them 20 minutes to get a person come to take our orders and 25 minutes to give us the orders. We ordered biriyanis and curry .The biriyani was watery and it tasted like rice mixed with some kind of ready made sauce. The chicken korma and vegetable curry looked like it was mixed with some left over from afternoon. Anyway, everything was bad and my son started vomitting on the way back home. it was a real waste of our money and time. Please, if you go, try your bad luck!!!

Mohd786Siddiq

03/30/2008

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Need Improvement in service and quality of food

We went three times this year. We are happy to see Indian faces in this place but the food quality is very bad. They don?t have the quality people for them. We ordered Mutton Briyani; they gave us only Tomato sauce with rice with few mutton pieces. That?s tomato briyani.We also ordered mutton curry. They used Tomato sauce and mutton piece to make this curry. Mistakenly I ordered for vegetarian curry with chapatti. They gave me chapatti and afternoon?s veg aviyal. No taste at all. This is the worst place I will never go to eat my food again in my life. You can try your better luck.
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Raj9

02/21/2008

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WORST INDIAN FOOD IN LA!

Sorry, but I tried to like this place. I am Indian and am quite familiar with North and South Indian food, but this place is sooooo very bad. Food quality is awful. Service is terrible. There are no real waiters--just a few Mexican guys cleaning the tables. There is an older woman who greets you at the door, but then you are lucky if you ever see or speak with an employee again. Forget about ordering a drink because you can't find anyone to order from! If you get a glass of water here, consider yourself lucky.

The food is really poor quality. I wanted to like this place and to be fair, I went there twice just to make sure I had not just caught them on a bad day the first time I was there. Both times the food was really bad. Buffet is not even worth any money at all because the food is watery, old-tasting, and greasy--seems like it is yesterday's food reheated. Also , my friend GOT REALLY SICK from eating here--a sure sign there is something wrong with the food.

There are plenty of great Indian restaurants in town. Take my word--avoid Mayura!

lisalisareview

01/08/2008

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Getting worse these days

This restaurant was good when they started. Lately their service is not good. I was dissappointed at my last visit. Service not up to the price they charge. They do not ask you if you want a drink though it is included in the buffet. Only regular customers would know to order a drink. They do not inform you what is included in the meal. How hostile is that. It took them half an hour even to give us glasses to drink but no water. There were like 4 people servicing around and no body cared to check. The dishes in the buffet take atleast half an hour to be refilled after they are gone. They keep you waiting. I will never go there again.

mailmap

10/19/2007

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WONDERFUL SOUTH INDIAN FOOD

This restaurant specializes in South Indian cuisine, which is mainly vegetarian, although they also offer some meat dishes. Many varieties of Dosa - a crisp, thin crepe with potato, onion and other vegetable stuffing. We had the spinach dosa which was delicious. Comes with lentil soup - sambar, and coconut chutney. Tamarind rice was also good. Rasam, a lime flavored soup, was very spicy. This is a very different experience from your standard Indian restaurant.

mpecora

06/03/2007

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Like dining in Heaven

Let me start by saying that I love Indian food. The variety of flavors, the use of exotic spices, and the imaginative combinations of ingredients are compleletly different from other types of food. That having been said, I need to tell you that the food here is magical. I can not even imagine a better Indian meal than at Mayura. Everything is fresh and wonderful. (And very inexpensive). The service is great, parking is limited and the decor is basic but go there for the food. It is absolutely great. They have both a vegetarian menu as well as one for carnivores, and I have tried both with extremely satisfactory results. One caviat is that their kabobs are made with ground meat, so they may not be to everyones liking. Try this place, I am sure you will love it.

shizzys

02/15/2006

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My Favorite Place For Great Grub

This is literally a hole in the wall, its in the corner of a small strip mall, easily missed. But don't let this keep you from this awesome place to eat. There are combo meals that would give you two side dishes, rice, nan - but you can get other things off of the rest of the menu. The Seekh Kebab Roll is just amazing. So is the chicken tandoori. So is the... well, you'll have to try it yourself!

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