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Curry Mantra

9984 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 218-8128
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Ranked #22 of 343 Restaurants in Fairfax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $31
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Chain bridge, Rt 50
Transit: Vienna Metro
Description: Experience our MANTRA (MAGIC) of making CURRIES. Enjoy Curries with Classic & Traditional decor. The Best of Fairfax.
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English first
Vienna, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great spot for dining in style! You will pay a bit more for your meal here, but the high food quality, attentive service, and romantic atmosphere make it worth the splurge, especially for a date night. The dining room is lovely and quiet - very conducive to enjoyable conversation with your dining companions. The service is quick. Our favorite food... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The menu offers many options -vegetarians and non vegetarians. I tried Goat Vindaloo (very spicy)and Spicy lamb masala which is milder than the previous dish. Both were good, the basmati rice' green peas were not completely thaw when served so that took some of the enjoyment of the goat and lamb taste. I also tried the chai tea which I... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I'm huge into Indian food, so I have tried almost every Indian restaurant in Fairfax. Hands down, Curry Mantra has the best lunch buffet I've had. From the raita and the chutneys, to the naan, the spinach paneer, biryani, tandoori chicken, and the tikka massala, it was all mouth watering and scrumptious. I really wished I had a second stomach... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I am sad to write this review. We have thoroughly enjoyed many meals at Curry Mantra 1 in Fairfax over several years. We have taken friends there and recommended it to others. Last night I took a friend there who has been living abroad and craving good Indian food. I told her that I knew just the place. I was... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

I have been going to CM since it opened. It is a beautiful restaurant in the RAJ tradition. Service is excellent and the food is remarkable, especially the Tandoori Salmon-absolutely amazing. The Palak Tiki appetizer is the stuff of dreams. This restaurant is expanding rapidly throughout northern Virginia which is a testament to its quality.

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Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our family lunch at Curry Mantra was great with each family member trying and appreciating the wonderful lunch buffet.

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

As curry fans we are always pleased to find restaurants that specialise in curries. When travelling in the USA this is particularly the case; and we have not found many there that even get near the standard of our favourites. We were recommended to Curry Mantra by friends who are also well travelled and live a relatively short distance from... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We found this restaurant on tripadvisor and came here because of the great reviews. We didn't know there was a lunch buffet on Sunday, but it was a very nice surprise. They staff never let your drink go empty and the buffet had many different items to try. The butter chine and sheesh kabob were out favorite and they delver... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Good value for your money. Adored the goat curry and chicken. The staff is attentive to your needs. The interiors are ok. Adequate parking space. Good place to bring a date...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I've been here for lunch and dinner many times. The service is always five star and the food is great- some of the best Indian that I've had. The lunch Buffett - only $10- is quite possible the best deal in all of northern VA. Dont pass this place up!

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