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Pakwan Restaurant

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41068 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 226-6234
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Great value, wonderful food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2014
EastBayLenore
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SF East Bay
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fremont, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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SF East Bay
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

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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San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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Fremont, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The non veg preparations are good .the place is so crowded and seating arrangements are not comfortable.they make one of the best nans in this part of sanfransisco

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Fremont, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Don't ever come here worst food ever do not even ever think about getting food here there was a little hair in my food I got so mad maybe if they moved somewhere else that would be great

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Pleasanton
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

The taste is good, don't get me wrong. The flys at the place and less portions of meat is the reason why this does not get a 5 star review. The cashier and serving staff are usually grim(never smile) and I go here at least monthly to pickup food. This is a CASH ONLY restaurant. Chicken Biryani and Kebob are... More 

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We found this place accidently and thank goodness we did! If you are looking for a nice relaxing sit down dinner and staff to wait on you politely pls go somewhere else. This is mainly a take out restaurant with some tables and chairs. Have not found a single dish that is below average. Best Biriyani veg or non veg.... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

we are big fans of this great pakistani restaurant. not a great decor but a great chicken tikka and nihari and naan. then who needs the atmosphere. they are always packed which is a good sign. if you are in fremont and looking for good food - this is the place to go

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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
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?