Mantra Restaurant and Lounge

Location closed
632 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301 · University Park
(650) 322-3500 · $$$ · American, French, Indian
Rating: 4.0 out of 5"27 reviews ·


  • Mon - Wed11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Thu - Fri11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Sat4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Sun4:30 PM - 10:00 PM


We have reinterpreted your favorite Indian dishes with a lighter, healthier touch and present them now in new shareable small and large plates. Relax with cocktails and enjoy our Half Price Happy Hour in the lounge.We hope you’ll come in to experience the new Mantra.It’s Modern, Casual Indian. Share the experience.

Good for

Seafood · Dinner

Popular menu items


General info

Business Casual · Romantic · Bar Scene · Credit: Discover, MasterCard, Visa



Latest reviews

  • Bunch of rude and unprofessional folks run this place

    Rating: 1.0 out of 5"Apr 23, 2011 · by by RamShyam at Citysearch from CitysearchMy wife and I decided to celebrate, at Mantra, our 9th anniversary of the moment when we first met. I checked on the web and found multiple dinner hours listed on the web - Mantra's own website st... Full review
  • Unprofessional Service

    Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Jan 08, 2009 · by by pen28 at Citysearch from CitysearchA girlfriend of mine came across Mantra as she passed by and since we were meeting for dinner suggested I meet her there. She had to wait about 20 minutes for me as I took a wrong turn so she sat ... Full review
  • Good but not best

    Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Oct 18, 2008 · by by shionn at Citysearch from CitysearchIt was our reunion party all my friends has gather together but we were not getting any idea where to celebrate this occasion, one of mine friend suggested that there is a best place to celebrate.... Full review
  • Not as expected!

    Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Sep 26, 2008 · by by lisahazarika at Citysearch from CitysearchWe decided to try out Mantra and must say that they have a great place. There was live music on that Saturday evening. However we were disappointed with the food. We had the chicken curry and arug... Full review
  • Best Indian restaurant in US thus far, second best being Baluchis in NYC

    Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Apr 19, 2008 · by by Lekh at Citysearch from CitysearchI went with a friend of mine for a casual dinner. The best samosas I have ever had. I focus on the little things like chutneys and raitas and Chef Sachin Chopra delivered what I have been looking ... Full review