Indian, Caterers, Grocers-Ethnic Foods, Restaurants, Asian

4153 W 3rd St, Los Angeles
(213) 386-7799



Reviews for Swadesh

Don't know hardly any of the actual names of the dishes but the tandoori chicken was perfectly cooked and the chicken curry with white sauce and I think there was a lot of cardamom in it, was exceptional. The goat curry was a close third. Definitely worth coming back and to try some of the other dishes. This place is authentic and better than most of your local Indian joints.

The cooking was really great and in very authentic Bangladeshi style. We had Beef Curry, Fried Kachki Fish, Parata, Rice, and Mixed Vegetables. Everything was delicious. Try their Fried Bitter Gourd- if you have a palate for it. The guy at the counter was very helpful. I should mention they don't serve at the table so you have to carry the items from the counter when they call you when the food is ready.

Another Anthony Bourdain place checked off the list. I came here at 11pm after a concert. The guy behind the counter looked tired or not too interested but I mean... it's 11pm. I got the chicken biriyani, goat in curry, bitter melon / green beans, sweet yogurt dessert, and a chicken puff pastry. All for $19. I took it all home and it hit the spot. The chicken biriyani was good. Super flavorful and lots of ingredients... star anise, cardamom pods, golden raisins... I can't...read full review

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Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am