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English first
Albany, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

When it first opened the food was very delicious ... now slowly the quality is going down. I am an Indian so I can tell the difference in taste. Now its closer to American palate and no longer spicy and hot. Its all bland now. The service is good, people are nice and value for money(not for an Indian)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I got the large dinner which consisted of lentil soup, rice, an egg dish, a cabbage and potato dish, a sweet thread of dessert, delicious naan, and a samosa wth chutney. Everything was excellent! I had to wait about half an hour but took the opportunity to shop and buy a delicious indian snack food and some cooking spices. The... More 

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New York
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

This is a little cafe in the back of Parivar Indian grocery store. It is inexpensive and so delicious. I have eaten there twice now. The first time I got a "small plate" and just randomly selected the items to go on it based on the descriptions given to me by the person working - and it was all tasty.... More 

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new york
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7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The food is addictive! The little cafe is at the back of the grocery store and food is prepared as you wait. There are a few tables if you want to eat on the spot. Friendly staff behind the counter explained menu items and helped me select two chaat dishes for takeout. Everything looked so tasty, I grabbed a fork... More 

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Albany, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

This is actually inside an Indian grocery store. It is like a food court. It serves Chaat (like Indian Tapas or Indian savory snacks or roadside snack), a few North Indian curries and dishes, samosas and South Indian delicacies like Dosas (crepe or pancake). It has a very decent variety. Everything is made right in front of you. You could... More 

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Additional Information about Parivar Cafe

Address: 1275 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12205
Phone Number: (518)512-5118
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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