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Tandoori Chef

260D Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 457-0057
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Ranked #82 of 143 Restaurants in Hackensack
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Visited Tandoori Chef for a lunch buffet on Nov 8th, 2014. I called the restaurant beforehand to see which dishes were in the buffet. A few dishes mentioned interested me so I paid a visit. Whilst the choices are somewhat limited, this didn't bother me. For starters I went for masala fries and poppadums. Being a vegetarian, the mattar paneer... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Fantastic dinner tonight Saturday 9/20/14. We had butter chicken - awesome! And Naan basket - tasty! and chili chicken - was even better than butter chicken, & paneer pakora -kind of plain for me. Awesome food overall & awesome service! Very nice dinner. And this place has been here for years and continues to serve loyal customers. Good job. And... More 

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39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Indian lunch buffet for $9.95 seemed like a good idea, since I had eaten lunch there a few yrs ago and it was OK. Things change tho and not always for the better. Began with usual salad--OK. Then there were condiments with nothing to put it on. Where were the samosa and paloras other reviewers raved about? However, it got... More 

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I went on a birthday party and i didnt like anything in the buffet. Food quality is still better if you go for lunch or dinner. I do not recommend this place for buffet.

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I ordered six entrees plus appetizers for delivery. Delivery took over an hour and they got the order wrong and only delivered five entrees. When I called to resolve the matter and get the sixth entree, they told me that they were closed and that there was nothing they could do. Furthermore, the person who took down my order tried... More 

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Leonia, New Jersey
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Very nice typical Indian buffet lunch. Tandoori chicken offering was disappointing - only drumsticks. No sag paneer disappointing. However, other offerings were very tasty though I'm not familiar with all of the names - there were 5-6 hot items which included the tandoori drumsticks, cold salad and condiments and na'an served T the table for $10 per person. We ordered... More 

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New York City, New York
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174 reviews 174 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

The restaurant is located right of main street. We frequented it many times. The service is ok and the food is fine but a little pricey. The buffet has an average selection.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

i hv been here twice but both the times had a bad experience. Firstly we ordered mutton saag and they gave us stale mutton. We had to return it and then the manager apologizes for giving us stale food. The chicken tikka was not even hot. And the rice they served was really hard. The 2nd time we went, we... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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304 reviews 304 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

The Tandoori Chef and Tandoori Dragon share the same premises and probably the same kitchen. The Chef is Northern Indian and the Dragon is Chinese Indian. We opted for the Dragon. After being seated and given a menu when had about a 10+ min wait for the waiter to show up again even though there were only two tables occupied.... More 

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

We went on the weekend and grabbed the buffet which is about $12 / person. The had about 3 non-veg and 6 veg dishes. Dishes were tasty and staff helpful. Good restaurant for the area.

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Additional Information about Tandoori Chef

Address: 260D Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone Number: (201) 457-0057
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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