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Pakwan Restaurant

Middle Eastern, Pakistani
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41068 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 226-6234
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Food

Good food especially the chicken dishes that my son has been missing ever since he came from India. They need a little more organized way of serving.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2015
Vikas C
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Fremont, California
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Fremont, California
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Good food especially the chicken dishes that my son has been missing ever since he came from India. They need a little more organized way of serving.

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Thank Vikas C
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We went here after glowing recommendations by a friend. And it was spot on. The taste, flavors, spices, all perfect. Loved the chicken biryani.

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Thank Rishikesh R
Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

4 stars for the food, but 2 stars for the establishment that is small and overcrowded, 2 stars as well for the slow service

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Thank Beaverbrook_guy
Fremont, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This place is a self service (get your own utensils, plates and water) Pakistani/Indian restaurant. The food is authentic because guests are usually slightly out numbered by indigenous Pakistanis and Indians. While doing some volunteer work driving a cancer patient to a doctor appointment, we didn't have a lot in common. Me, mid-west middle ages tall white male, her a... More 

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Thank PaulRayAndrus
Fremont, California
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175 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Pakwan is one of the top 3 restaurants in Fremont, CA, serving Indian Tandoori cuisine. Even though we have eaten here more than 2 dozen times over the past several years, not once have we been dis-satisfied. Most folks do a take out rather than sit and eat as the place is quite small and always packed during peak hours.... More 

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Thank Qualitypro3336
Fremont, California
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Some of the items like Chicken Tikka, Brain Masala, Lamb chop are really good quality and tasty. Others are average taste. One problem with this restaurant is, they don't accept credit card, only cash. Customer service is not good.

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Thank rahman_77
SF East Bay
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a clean, no-frills place, so all your money is going into the FOOD, not a "dining experience." Also all cash, so they're not paying any credit card fees. Terrific naan; love the kebabs (including fish), goat curry and/or biryani. Raita (a little uninteresting, with just mustard seed) and tea are included. Nice for take-away, too, especially since seating... More 

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Thank EastBayLenore
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Well, have been eating here for 5years now. The taste, the flavors & the quick service hasn't changed a bit! Their tandoori dishes, biryani & specials like Haleem are worth a visit any day. Love this place.

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Thank AJ_Neil
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Delicious Chicken Biryani, Aloo Gosht, Service and atmosphere are average but the food is delicious.

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Thank DeelishusD
Fremont, California
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80 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

This place has good Indian food. The restaurant feels like a hole in the wall. Don't care much for it's decor, so I bought the food to-go. The chicken tika, goat curry, and the garlic nan tasted awesome. It was a little spicy for my child, but perfect for us.

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Thank Dylan Z

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41068 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fremont
  • Phone Number: (510) 226-6234

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?