16 years back Vijay Bist acted on his immense passion of Indian cuisine & hospitality by opening his first Amber restaurant in Mountain view…and the rest as they say is history. Bist introduced Indian hospitality, service, wine selection & menu which was unknown in the Bay Area and set a high standard for Indian food, which he follows till date. Impeccable service, authentic Indian food not only had a huge fan following but also critics and reviewers noticed this restaurant.Amber India in Mountain View earned the reputation of the best Indian Restaurant in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Zagat rated Amber has been graced by numerous reviews & awards, notably “Best Indian restaurant in Bay area” by SF Chronicle for 11 straight years
After this success Bist opened up Amber in San Jose to a great critical acclaim in 2003 and in 2007 In San Francisco, Amber India restaurant group is well known for its fine Indian cuisine, It takes Indian cuisine to a new culinary level, while still holding true to its traditional nuances .Exquisitely presented menu options, delicious dessert temptations, the well paired wines, and the exotic cocktails and friendly, enthusiastic service ensure a memorable dining experience.
Today it is a strong restaurant group with 6 units, an elegant catering service and many more projects in pipeline.