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2800 Clarendon Blvd. #900, Arlington, VA 22201 (N Clarendon Blvd and Clarendon Blvd)
Clarendon Metrorail Station (Orange) Courthouse Metro Station (Orange)
(703) 248-8333
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Tandoori Nights, offers an appetizing array of India’s regional cuisine...
Tandoori Nights, offers an appetizing array of India’s regional cuisine, including signature dishes from Bombay and Goa, as well as vegetarian specialties from the south. A delicious complement to the main dishes, the traditional Naan bread, baked in the tandoor oven, is given extra flavor with garlic and fresh butter, spices, dried fruits and more.
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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great quality and buffet

We went both with friends and with family and every time we were happy. We tried the menu and the buffet, both great! Staff is also friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Milan, Italy
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The one star is because 0 or negative stars are not an option. The service and the attitude from the top down at this restaurant are just disgusting! I got takeout buffet from this place on 2 separate occasions. The first time, I was given a small styrofoam box to fill with anything at the buffet, along with a tiny... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

There is a house Champagne. I ordered that and i am sure its a white sparkling wine. Its a shock to me. How can be a champagne not made in France. But they serve that Dal Makhni is more of liquid and less of Dal There is paid parking, so be ready to pay $ 6-10 for that. Also to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

So its midnight right now. .. why am I doing a review so late?? Because I don't want to forget any details. I have posted for this restaurant and for a gentlemen name sunil before but that was only for dinners. My review today is based on an event I hosted at zaika today. It was my sisters sweet 16!!... More 

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Culpeper, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I met a friend at this local restaurant while visiting out of town. They have parking, an outdoor seating and a nice restaurant inside. We had the buffet available for lunch around 12:30 so it was not that late. The food was warm and not warm and diverse in choice. No service whatsoever, we did not have flatware and nobody... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The worst restaurant for service. This place dissapointed me from the moment I entered the door till the end. We had a group of 24 people, and nothing was organized. We had one waiter who didn't listen to anything we said, they wouldnt take our order properly. Just down right the worst $500 bucks I have ever spent at an... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have visited lot many Indian Restaurants in DC area and this one turns out to be pretty decent but well read it out... Food: Taste is Good. We had Vegetarian items and they were pretty good in terms of taste. Even kids liked the same. Ambiance: Good if not Great. Prices: I would say menu items are priced OK... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I love spicy food with a lot of flavor, and Zaika did not disappoint. I was impressed by the authentic Tandoori dishes like the Red Snapper and Lamb Chops. The curry dishes, Baingan Bharta (eggplant), and Biryanis are also excellent. I appreciated that they cater to your spice level - I like it hot, but they'll prepare the dishes to... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Large variety of dishes and types of Indian regional cuisine. I'm particularly fond of the Goa fish dish. But I've been happy with everything I've ordered here. It's also nice how they can dial back the spiciness for some of my friends who aren't hot pepper fans. Friendly, attentive service.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We went both with friends and with family and every time we were happy. We tried the menu and the buffet, both great! Staff is also friendly.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The service was despite the restaraunt being not busy. The wait staff was friendly but not attentive, didn't even ask me if I wanted a drink. I ordered the curry goat, the description said it was on the bone. I asked for it to extra spicey, the waiter replied "Indian hot spicey" I replied yes! Needles to say the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2800 Clarendon Blvd. #900, Arlington, VA 22201
    (N Clarendon Blvd and Clarendon Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Clarendon Metrorail Station (Orange) Courthouse Metro Station (Orange)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: (703) 248-8333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Tandoori Nights, offers an appetizing array of India’s regional cuisine, including signature dishes from Bombay and Goa, as well as vegetarian specialties from the south. A delicious complement to the main dishes, the traditional Naan bread, baked in the tandoor oven, is given extra flavor with garlic and fresh butter, spices, dried fruits and more.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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