If you've ever been to Fremont, you'll slowly realize that it's populated with lots of East Indians. Many in Northern California refer to it as "Little India". When Bharat Bazar was established in 1974, Indians were just starting to immigrate to Fremont.
Indians were drawn to this area for two main reasons. One was rent and the other is the school system.
Today rent isn't as affordable as 20 years ago. The city has developed stronger infrastructure, new housing and the schools are top notch - most notably Mission San Jose High School, which constantly ranks as a top 100 school in the nation. Also its worth noting that Fremont is a part of Silicon Valley!
As Indians started to settle in Fremont, the culture naturally flourished into the market place as commerce. Food is a part of any culture, and with Indians it's especially important.
Indian food isn't just about eating. It's a full on sensory experience that is best enjoyed with others. Have you ever ate with your hands? If not, try it. Some scientists have concluded that taste is enhanced when not using utensils.
Today we wanted to share the top 10 Indian restaurants in Fremont!
1. Chaat Bhavan
Local Indian chain serving a variety of vegetarian snacks & entrees in a casual setting.
Address: 5355 Mowry Ave, Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 795-1100
2. Krishna Restaurant
Buzzy restaurant catering to veggie lovers with a full menu of vegetarian Indian standards.
Address: 40645 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 656-2336
Casual bar/eatery with old-world flair & Indian meals, plus a daily lunch buffet & an outdoor patio.
Address: 39195 Farwell Dr, Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 744-9500
4. Chaat House
Busy go-to with an extensive menu of Indian standards from samosas to tandoori with veggie options.
Address: 46465 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539
Phone: (510) 505-9999
5. Bismillah Restaurant
Casual Indian establishment serves up a range of traditional meals in a dimly lit, snug dining room.
Address: 37415 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536
Phone: (510) 713-1907
Address: 39150 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 794-9494
7. Bombay Pizza House
Simple, kid-friendly pizzeria offering pies with both Italian & Indian toppings.
Address: 4922 Paseo Padre Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94555
Phone: (510) 796-7700
Address: 39407 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 500-5672
9. Jay Bharat Restaurant
Upscale Indian eatery with a sleek open dining area serving vegetarian appetizers, curries & dosas.
Address: 39203 Cedar Blvd, Newark, CA 94560
Phone: (510) 494-9727
10. Pakwan Restaurant
Pakistani & Indian fare is found at this cozy counter-serve in an old-school barn with patio seats.
Address: 41068 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 226-6234
If you liked the Indian Food in Fremont, perhaps you will want to try making it for yourself. If so, check out the following recipes that we made especially for you!
- Dal Curry
- Mushroom Curry
- Indian Style Scrambled Eggs
- Rajma Curry
- Chana Masala
- Tamatar Ki Chutney
- Aloo gobi
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