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Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - 22 Reviews - 1889 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA - Restaurants Reviews - Phone (510) 528-2519

Khana Peena Indian Cuisine

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Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA
Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA
Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA
Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA
Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA
Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA
Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA
Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA
Khana Peena Indian Cuisine - Berkeley, CA

Reviews

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Best

I have eaten here a few times and was never disappointed Food and service is always excellent. Wait personal is very attentive without being intrus...

Worst

I bought Chickan Tikki Masala on 9/29/11 at 8pm and found a ROACH in my food at 8:30pm! So after vomiting for quite a while.... I took the food back with the ROACH and got my mon...

ROACHES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 9/30/2011

I bought Chickan Tikki Masala on 9/29/11 at 8pm and found a ROACH in my food at 8:30pm! So after vomiting for quite a while.... I took the food back with the ROACH and got my money back. \r \r I would NEVER go back there again. BEWARE OF ROACHES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!\r \r That was soooo nasty! Pardon me while I go vomit again just thinking about it! more

a good place to eat 3/30/2009

irene5 Provided by Partner
This time we had two vegan dishes. Not bad, but not completely satisfying either. I will go back to the non-vegetarian dishes next time. They have ... more

favorite indian restaurant 3/18/2009

irene5 Provided by Partner
I have eaten here a few times and was never disappointed Food and service is always excellent. Wait personal is very attentive without being intrus... more

Non-indian taste 8/1/2008

The service is great and the decor of the place is good, but don't go there if you want the real taste of India (I am Indian). The food seems to be very ""Americanized""...Go to India Palace in Alameda for the best indian food around. They also charge the same rate and have good buffet deals Pros: Good service Cons: Not real indian food more

Khana peena # 1 1/21/2008

It is cool place for Indians as well as American. Lunch Buffet any day, baby!!! I believe its still about $10 and a drink.\r They always have a great selection of 4 vegetarian and 2 meat dishes. Endless yummy Naan by the basket, rice and sauces. Fantastic deal for the great food you can consume, always friendly servers, and a beautiful heated outside patio. They deserve five stars more

Best Indian restaurant in the bay area 6/19/2007

First time I went to Khana Peeena, I was a bit reluctant - I saw one bad review suggesting the food was not fresh (and needing to go to the bathroom after). Then I realized they opened a branch just in front of another good Indian restaurant, so I took the chance (as it looked clean and nice from the outside).\r That has been 4 months ago. I live nearby and it has become my favorite restaurant. I go there at least once a week (and that's a lot, considering the variety of restaurants around). \r Since then, I brought a lot of friends and we all agreed - great value for your money. This is were I go when I feel like ""home cooking"" (and I am not an Indian).\r Service is great, sometimes a bit slow (but not more than you'd expect from an Indian restaurant).\r \r P.S. - This review refers Rockridge branch (the one on college).\r Another thing - I eat mostly vegeterian food - they have a huge list of great vegeterian dishes.\r My friends tried, of course, the other non-vegeterian dishes and loved them. I can only tell about the vgeterian part of the menu (and I LOVED the naans).\r \r Bottom line: my favorite Indian restaurant in the bay area! Pros: Food, atmosphere, service and price! Cons: very rarely service may be a bit slow (happened once, when I had a late lunch) more

Best place! 5/8/2007

I went to this restaurant after being told highly of it by my associates at work and friends. I am a recurrent diner and have tried pretty much everything in the Bay Area. However i was surprised that i had missed out on such an astounding place. The food was simply remarkable and the place had an incredible ambience. The music was perfect which complemented the food, wine dcor and the service. I was told to make reservations but since I had not been to Khana Peena I decided not to. On a Monday night I had to wait 25 mins for a table. But at the end the wait was well worth it. Khana Peena definitely earns its merits through its service and an amazing dcor.Khana Peena is definitely on my favorite list. Try it out. \r \r Pros: Startling Decor, Superb Service\r \r more

Creepy manager. 4/20/2007

This place is wierd. The decor looks nice and the food is okay but the manager is kind of sleazy and he humiliated the bus boy right in front of us. That just ruined my meal. more

If you want to be ill....... 1/24/2007

We went to Khana Peena on Solano this weekend and had their buffet lunch. Now, I know that's always a bit of a risk, but because we had been to this particular restaurant about few times before - and it was OK - we thought we'd give it another try. However, both my boyfriend and I woke up at 2 am and had major problems with our digestive tract. We know for a fact that it was not indigestion since it took the typical 10-12 hours to incubate before the explosions happened and we hadn't eaten anything for 6 hours prior or anything at all after. \r We highly recommend that anyone steers clear of this place! Pros: easy way to lose weight Cons: uncomfortable way to lose weight more

Lots of choices, great naan 7/21/2006

Khana Peena is good, not excellent Indian food, but the atmosphere is lovely and the waitstaff is very attentive. The Thalis are a good value but the flavors aren't out of this world. It's consistent, and there are plenty of options. Pros: Choices, atmosphere, neat private booths for parties of 6+ Cons: Parking isn't easy on Solano more

Weak 6/19/2005

Just your typical blob of Indian food; taste quality and quality of spices not up to par with other Indian restaurants in the area. Service was spotty and some of the staff was rude. Pros: Convenient more

Wonderful all-around Restaurant 6/11/2005

Khana Peena is a wonderful restaurant to eat at. The food is wonderful, the staff is amazingly courteous and amicable, and the variety and value are unbeatable. It is great for people who are just starting into Indian food, or more seasoned cuisiniers. Definitely my favorite in the East Bay!! more

Lajawab Khana 6/8/2005

Great place to take friends and family. The decor is well done. The open kitchen is quite interresting to view. The beer selections are fantastic. Pros: tasty food, Good People more

Buffet system 5/28/2005

As per everybody says its the one restaurant in the indian cuisines. I too want to say the same thing. dinner is good, and i am impressed by their buffet system too. Everyday they change their buffet items so no one can bore by the same menu but one thing always remain there and its the chicken tikka masala. No one can compete the quality of their food because they have the best taste in the best country. Their Mango lassi is delicious and i always have that with my food. Pros: easy park, busy, good taste more

Coolest Bar 5/27/2005

The first and last restaurant which i liked THE MOST in the indian restaurants is only THE KHANA PEENA INDIAN CUISINE. I am a usually visiter over there and have dinner and wine and sometimes the beer. The place is very cool and the bar attendant know my taste. All the person work there are very helping and know what you want to eat and drink so its the one of the best restaurant in the bay area. I highly recommend you too go over there and i bet if you can't visit over there again. Pros: good staff, nice atmosphere more

best indian cuisine 5/27/2005

The best Indian restaurant in Berkeley. Best food, best environment, best service and nice people. Vegetable Tikka Masala is my favourite pick up from the favourite menu. Pros: Many, Many, Many Cons: NA, NA, NA more

the most royal food 5/24/2005

I visited there ....i had the wonderful food which was very tasty.... i was sitting in the romantic booth with my family ...me and my friends had a great time. Wonderrful service, tasteful food which had never tasted before in the indian food. I really recommended ""The Rogan Josh"". more

ROMANTIC BOOTH 5/24/2005

The food was great, the service was great, the staff was wonderful and helpful. I had my graduation party with my friends...and they spent wonderful time there. The taste of the food is one you cant forget. its just like you sit at home and having food...Above all ""the chicken tikka masala"" is the best. Pros: wonderful service, modern look, delicious food more

Fast n best service 5/24/2005

We were seven people there and the restaurent was full. They gave us table in 15 minutes and when we went inside the service was very best. the food came in very short time , they didnt keep us waiting and waiters are very fast and helpful. They have the best KHANA PEENA BEER. Pros: great service, helpful staff, good selection wine more

Hard to Beat 4/10/2005

As someone who has eaten at a plethora of different Indian Restaurants, Khana Peena is my absolute favorite. The food is fantastic, the service flawless, and the overall experience wonderful. You'll be hard pressed to find better. A tip: The Chicken Tikka Masala is heavenly! :) Pros: Food is Outstanding, Great Service, Pleasant Ambience Cons: None! more
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Editorial

  • Contemporary setting for Northern Indian cuisine wins fans with its 15-item, all-you-can-eat daily lunch buffet and cozy private dining rooms.

  • 6/25/2006 Provided by Citysearch

Additional information

  • Hours:

    Sun-Thu 11:30 am - 3 pm 5 pm - 9:30 pm Fri-Sat to 10 pm
  • Payments:

    American Express, Diner's Club, Discover, Master Card, Visa
  • Neighborhoods:

    Berkeley Hills
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