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2800 Clarendon Blvd. #900, Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 248-8333
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Ranked #218 of 696 Restaurants in Arlington
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: N Clarendon Blvd and Clarendon Blvd
Transit: Clarendon Metrorail Station (Orange) Courthouse Metro Station (Orange)
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.
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English first
Colchester, UK
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161 reviews 161 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Having read some of the previous reviews, and somewhat anxious about taking good friends to this restaurant, we were pleasantly surprised by the quality and presentation of the food, and the pretty efficient service. Cannot say much for the decor but it was Ok. The restaurant is located on the upper level of a mini mall at Clarendon, near the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food and drinks were very good, but service was slow. A few tables around us sat down 20-30 minutes after us but got their food first.

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Dinner at Zaika last night. Nice place. Very contemporary. Menu matched the decor. Very contemporary take on traditional Indian food. Sauces were great. Cannot recommend the Goani fish. As stated, great sauces but the fish was frozen and you could definitely taste that it started that way. Funny thing is that the same dish made with fresh fish would have... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My wife and I have been here several times over the years and keep coming back. I think it has gotten better now that it is called Zaika. The food is great and we've always had very attentive waiters and service. I wouldn't agree with others that say it's inexpensive, but it's worth it. With some out-of-town guests, we've taken... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My girlfriend and I were here the other night for dinner. The food was very good and was reasonably priced. I will definitely go back to Zaika.

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Arlington, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I have been comming to Zaika for a while with my brother and I am very impressed with the quality of food and friendly nature of the managers and staff. My brother and I actually make a point to visit every Indian restaurant we possible can in the DC area. Eventhough Zaika is close to my home, it has become... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We ordered dal, samosas, lassi and paranthas. Food was fine. It took them over 30 minutes to settle the check.

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Annandale, Virginia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Very tasty "modern" Indian food. By modern, they mean that some dishes are not found elsewhere but are made in the style of traditional Indian dishes.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Had dinner her with a friend. Food was fresh and tasty. Relatively inexpensive and service was pleasing. Yellow Dal and Chana were the best. Naan was soft and hot.

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Portland, Maine
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64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We went to Zaika for New Years’ eve with a party of 10. The service was great. We arrived and they had our group table all ready. Waters poured and drink orders taken very promptly. The great service continued with multiple wait staff and the owner continually checking on us. Cannot comment on all the food because of the size... More 

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Additional Information about Zaika

Address: 2800 Clarendon Blvd. #900, Arlington, VA 22201
Phone Number: (703) 248-8333
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Indian

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