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2150 Allainby Way, Hampton, VA (Downey Green)
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
High quality Indian food

We had a great dinner here. The cauliflower appetizer was tremendous, if you like spicy food. Also realize that when they says "spicy", they mean it. Their #5, on a scale of 1-5, was as hot as I could stand it. I had the tandoori lamb and it was perfectly cooked. Everyone enjoyed their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Rather_Nomadic
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Panama City, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visit this restaurant every month (it's one of our favorite places for dinner) and: -the food it's delicious (they are consistent and also, if you're a "spicy" person, ask for a 3 -will be more than perfect-) -the waiting time for the food it's fine -they provide a respectful and friendly service -you'll enjoy a competitive... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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429 restaurant reviews
379 helpful votes 379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had a great dinner here. The cauliflower appetizer was tremendous, if you like spicy food. Also realize that when they says "spicy", they mean it. Their #5, on a scale of 1-5, was as hot as I could stand it. I had the tandoori lamb and it was perfectly cooked. Everyone enjoyed their individual entrees as well. Located in... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The restaurant has a nice upscale and modern ambience, the seating is comfortable and the lighting leans to the romantic. The food is not quite traditional and not quite fusion, but it is fresh, tasty, and well plated. Service can be slow, we had a dismal express lunch (>1.5 hour) experience and another that was better (45 min). Dinner service... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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68 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The food is wonderful but I wouldn't recommended coming here if you are pressed for time. Lunch took nearly 2 hours (and we ordered their "express lunch").

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hpt
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103 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went here on a Saturday lunch date....and boy were we.........IMPRESSED! We got one of the lunch specials that grants one with a choice of soup OR a samosa, along with a main course. We opted to try the fried potatoes and spinach (I forgot what its called, but a pic can be found of it below). For our main meals,... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We tried Monsoon tonight for the first time during Hampton's Restaurant week, and I am so glad we did. The atmosphere is relaxed but inviting, with a really cool water feature in the front. The wait staff was friendly and helped guide us through the menu as we aren't too familiar with Indian food. The food was great, and they... More 

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Williamsburg, VA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We were so excited to try this restaurant, and drove down from Williamsburg for dinner for my daughter's birthday. It could have been a five star experience, but it wasn't. The food was very good, but the service was so bad it overshadowed the food. We had an older lady for our server. They had a good number of people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We drove 25 miles on a recommendation to the Monsoon. It rivals specialty Indian restaurants you expect in New York, London or the Bay Area. We were very happy. Although we have a very competent Indian restaurant in Williamsburg, we'll be back.

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Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a place I love to come back to when visiting the area. The staff is flawlessly good and the food is solidly good Indian food. One of the trouble I have with other Indian places is the level of heat in the food. I love vindaloo, but it is often either too spicy or not spicy enough depending... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I was craving some Indian food and when my friend suggested this place, I was excited to go plus she loves it. Once there I ordered the tandoori chicken and the meat samosa. Because those are my favorite dishes, my expectations were a bit high. When I got my meal, my expectations weren't satisfied. Although my food wasn't very spicy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2150 Allainby Way, Hampton, VA
    (Downey Green)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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