Vijay Ghate (born October 18, 1964) is an Indian tabla player.
Ghate was born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. He started learning his art at an early age of three in Jabalpur. He then moved to Mumbai, and learned for over twelve years under Suresh Talwalkar.
Ghate accompanied Indian classical musicians, including Hariprasad Chaurasia,Vilayat Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Shivkumar Sharma, Amjad Ali Khan, Birju Maharaj, Shahid Parvez, and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.
Ghate also collaborated with jazz guitarist, Larry Coryell and saxophonist, George Brooks.