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Dec 1, 2009 08:55 AM

Vegetarian in/near Chatsworth?

I need to take a client to lunch in or around Chatsworth. Only problem... he's vegetarian. Any suggestions?

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  1. I don't know about going with a client cause it's not upscale (I'm being kind) but I really love some of the veggie dishes at Tawakal. The eggplant and dal both ordered xtra spicy/hot are trancendent. Other veg dishes, raita, mango lassi and naan are good as well!
    This is a Pakistani restaurant, owned by an Afghani fellow that lived in Karachi, Pakistan for years. Meat dishes including Nihari, Haleem, Karahi Gosht, whatever he calls his version of tandoori chicken...........all good!

    Tawakal Tandori - Halal Restaurant
    21617 Devonshire St, Chatsworth, CA 91311

    1. We like Punjab Palace quite a bit. They have done several parties for us - catering our daughter's graduation party, our nephew's engagement party, the last two annual picnics for our college alumni association. They have a wide selection of vegetarian items, both in their lunch buffet, as well as in their a la carte menu.

      Punjab Palace
      19524 Nordhoff St Ste 12, Northridge, CA 91324

      1. Woodlands is a completely vegetarian, South Indian style cuisine. Very delicious and unique food, not great ambiance, but for a business lunch is just fine.

        9840 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Chatsworth, CA 91311

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        1. re: ciaolette

          I second Woodlands. For a casual lunch, you can do India Sweets and Spices on Sherman Way at Topanga. Good indian vegetarian fast food, but not ambiance.

        2. Though an arms throw - on Reseda/Sherman Way- don't forget about Vinh Loi Tofu
 Vietnamese. Worth the arms throw

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          1. re: Kitchen Queen

            although i adore their food, i would not go to vinh loi tofu for a business lunch.
            imho, way too informal.

          2. Vegetable Delight on Chatsworth near Zelzah is strictly vegetarian Chinese, and usually pretty darn good. Woodlands indian on Lassen and Topanga is vegetarian and consistently good.