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Mela Tandoori Kitchen

Mela Tandoori Kitchen, 536 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco

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About Mela Tandoori Kitchen
Mela Tandoori Kitchen
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Indian
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 1.3 miles from San Francisco center (as shown on map)
The word 'mela' means carnival or fair. When the mela comes to your village, it means an explosion of color, fun and good times (not to mention good eats)! Mela Tandoori Kitchen evokes the mela spirit with colorful striped walls, glittering candles and fragrant Indian dishes. This place is all about family: Mela's North Indian and Pakistani recipes come from three generations of Indian restauranteurs. Brothers Sohel, Zoaib and Moiz run the show now, but it was their father who opened Mela's original location as one of the cities first Indian restaurant in the early 80s.

Mela's food is family-oriented too. It can be ordered family-style to take in the full range of deliciousness on the menu, like the prawn biryani, creamy chicken tikka masala, and house specialty tandoori mixed grill. Save some room for the faluda dessert (an Indian-style ice cream sundae). Sounds like the carnival is in town, and it’s headed to your mouth!

Mela Tandoori Kitchen Customer Reviews

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE: 
EXCEPTIONAL (5 out of 5)

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Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Robin Sun, 22 October 2017

The food was delicious! They offer a variety of naan, and meat and meatless dishes. The flavorful spices and heat were perfectly balanced; the meats moist. From the street Mela Tandoori Kitchen does not look like much, but do not be deterred! Enter, sit, dine, you will not be disappointed!

Liked: Great atmosphere; attentive and knowledgeable wait staff; full and varied menu.
Disliked: No low points.

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Mela Tandoori Kitchen 536 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco