Royal Khyber

1621 W. Sunflower Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Phone: (714) 436-1010
Cuisine: Indian
Price: $$
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  • Hours
    Monday: 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
    Tuesday: 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
    Wednesday: 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
    Thursday: 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
    Friday: 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Saturday: 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Sunday: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Closed Mon-Thurs from 2pm-5:30pm. We serve lunch 11:30AM-2:00PM
  • Parking Availability Parking on Site
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, Gluten-Free Items
  • Atmosphere Romantic, Family / Children
  • Reservation Information Suggested
  • Attire Casual
  • Bar Full Bar
  • Payment Methods Amex Mastercard Visa


A Journey for your palate and mind. The art of Indian cookery lies NOT in high spicing but in the delicacy of spicing. Indian cuisine is universally known for its distinctive flavorings. It was in fact the lure of these spices which first brought the British and the French, the Dutch and the Portuguese to the Indian coast. It is the use of selected spices in a particular manner (whole spices, ground and or spice blends) to bring out the dormant flavors of a dish, which is the real art, practiced by the experienced chefs in the Royal Khyber kitchen. The large, well-varied menu includes fresh fish such as swordfish, halibut or salmon; chicken or shrimp cooked with garlic, herbs, spices, tomatoes and olive oil tossed with pasta in an Indian wok; and shashlik kabobs of swordfish or chicken breast, made with bell peppers, onions and tomatoes, then broiled over mesquite in a tandoori and topped with a chat measlier sauce. Owner Arun Puri founded the Royal Khyber in 1980, and it didn't take long for it to become a fixture of the Orange county dining scene. It's a favorite of those partial to Indian cuisine, but also those looking for smoke good food and a unique dining experience.

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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 288reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Curries are overpriced for the taste and quality. The Malai Kofta (spicy) was average and the Karahi Vegetable (spicy) was terrible. Karahi vegetable tasted of raw chili paste and tasted so bland. I am a good cook and bet I can cook better. The Papri chat (appetizer) had no chat masala (aka spices) and tasted bland even with the chutneys.The place is dimly lit to make it look classy but is not really. Service is good and quick but the restaurant lacks what a good restaurant should most importantly have - GOOD FOOD!! Definitely not value for money considering there are other Indian restaurants in the area that have good food and ambiance.I would not go back unless I have a coupon. Apr 4, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Decent food; poor table service Mar 30, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by We order our food to go and since we used the certificate. The quanlity of the food was so much less than what they charged us. We seem like we got ripoff big time. Mar 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great food and service. Mar 9, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Our waiter was super inattentive. However, the women who was busying was amazing, our water glasses were never empty thanks to her. I wish I knew her name, she deserved a raise! Feb 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great food, great service, great ambience Feb 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The staff are always so gracious, it is a very pleasant dining experience. Ambiance is very subtle, easy for small or large parties, very nice. Feb 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Zaget rated Feb 5, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by They were over priced and the servings were so small. We spent $130 over the $50 certificate and left hungry. Feb 2, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Nothing really that exciting. Food and service are mediocre. Feb 1, 2015
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