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Rajput Indian Cuisine

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Indian, Organic, Wine Bar
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742 W 21st St, Ste E, Norfolk, VA 23517-1900
757-625-4634
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Lunch buffet($9) every day,Lunch Buffet to Go available per pound.Gourmet...
Lunch buffet($9) every day,Lunch Buffet to Go available per pound.Gourmet Dinner Buffet Sunday Nights. Catering. Brunch buffet Saturday & Sundays $11.Champagane Brunch Buffet $14.Fine dinning,full bar,banquet room,take Out,deleivery,children menu , vegan menu ,party trays,authentic indian food,cooking class, seperate vegan menu,organic entrees,organic wines,happy hours, champenge,Bar tapas menu,Theme indian cusine,desert menu,order online (takeout) , online dining reservation,gluten free entrees,Chicken specialties like chicken curry,chicken biryani, chicken dhansak,chicken jalfrezi,chicken korma,chicken kadhai, chicken keema matar,chicken london balti,chicken madras,chicken makhni,chicken pasanda,chicken patia,chicken rogan josh,chicken saag,chicken tikka masala,chicken vindaloo,lamb Specialties like, lamb biryani,lamb curry,lamb dhansak,lamb jalfrezi,lamb korma, lamb kadhai,lamb keema matar,lamb madras,lamb makhni,lamb pasanda,lamb patia,lamb rogan josh,lamb saag,lamb tikka masala, lamb vindaloo goat Specialties like,goat biryani,goat curry,goat dhansak, goat jalfrezi, goat korma,goat kadhai,goat london balti, goat madras,goat makhni,goat pasanda, goat patia,goat rogan josh, goat saag,goat tikka masala,goat vindaloo,Fish or Shrimp Specialries:Tandoori specialties including Tofu shashlik, chicken tandoori,chicken tandoori tikka,chicken malai kebab,cilentro fish tikka,tandoori mixed grill,shrimp,lamb champs etc
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very Very Good Indian Food In Norfolk!

This is among the top Indian restaurants I have eaten in. The food was very tasty, with a big variety. The service was also excellent. It was a small group of friends and we were all pleased with our dishes!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

It had been quite a while since my last visit to Rajput -- too long. It is still one of the best restaurants around, especially for lunch. The lunch buffet was hot, fresh, varied, and delicious. The servers were attentive and helpful without being intrusive. Bonus points to the server who, noticing us taking the last couple pieces of naan,... More 

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Virginia Beach
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We had family visiting from out of town and picked up a coupon book with discounts for restaurants in the area. We were the only people seated away from the rest of the customers in the main dining area. They never actually waited on us or checked on us for refills, etc. and they did not honor the coupon. Will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Last night we were on our way to a restaurant in which we have a gift card. The wait was to long because we had tickets to an event. So we stumbled across the lovely Indian restaurant. Food was amazing, decor spot on, and nice separation between booths. I'll be back to try more fun food. Thumbs up! BTW, Chi... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Vegan Buffet is the first Thursday evening of each month. Five of us dined together and everyone gave raving reviews. We tasted nearly everything on the bar and no one reported anything that they didn't like. Everything was fresh, hot, appealing, delicious, healthy, with a great variety! We will 'definitely' return!

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Blacksburg, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I had another restaurant in mind one very hungry night in Norfolk, but it was packed, and I could see Rajput around the corner, so ended up trying it at random. Very lucky accident! Dinner was terrific, and they are very gluten-conscious, which is a big sell for my family. The most I've enjoyed Indian in a long time!

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Sydney L McCoy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is among the top Indian restaurants I have eaten in. The food was very tasty, with a big variety. The service was also excellent. It was a small group of friends and we were all pleased with our dishes!

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White Plains, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice change from turkey and stuffing; spicy chicken tandoori and lamb curry. A go to place for Indian fare in Norfolk. Nice dining experience

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants. The aroma of the restaurant is very pleasant when you walk inside. The settings are warm and modern. My daughter and I ordered chicken curry and chicken kabob. Both are excellent dishes. Served with rice and the kabob is served with grilled vegetables and sauce. The naan bread was delicious and I recommend... More 

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usarajput, Owner at Rajput Indian Cuisine, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent dine in and wonderful comments about restaurant.Looking forward to see you again in near future. More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

My family & I try to have Indian cuisine at least once every season and this was our first visit to Rajput in the Ghent area on 21st Street just off of Colley Avenue. Most inviting setting & atmosphere of the Indian restaurants we've experienced in Hampton Roads. Festive Indian decor in a relatively open, spacious dining area with plenty... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Being from Toronto, Canada, where finding an ethnic Indian restaurant is quite easy, we did not know what to expect from this restaurant upon walking in. The restaurant had a variety of items to choose from. We ordered some biryani, chicken butter, chicken chilly and naan. The biryani was requested to be made spicy and we got exactly what we... More 

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Address: 742 W 21st St, Ste E, Norfolk, VA 23517-1900
Phone Number: 757-625-4634
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
Average Prices: USD 4 - 23
Cuisine: Indian, Organic, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 742 W 21st St, Ste E, Norfolk, VA 23517-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-625-4634

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 23
  • Cuisine: Indian, Organic, Wine Bar

Description

Lunch buffet($9) every day,Lunch Buffet to Go available per pound.Gourmet Dinner Buffet Sunday Nights. Catering. Brunch buffet Saturday & Sundays $11.Champagane Brunch Buffet $14.Fine dinning,full bar,banquet room,take Out,deleivery,children menu , vegan menu ,party trays,authentic indian food,cooking class, seperate vegan menu,organic entrees,organic wines,happy hours, champenge,Bar tapas menu,Theme indian cusine,desert menu,order online (takeout) , online dining reservation,gluten free entrees,Chicken specialties like chicken curry,chicken biryani, chicken dhansak,chicken jalfrezi,chicken korma,chicken kadhai, chicken keema matar,chicken london balti,chicken madras,chicken makhni,chicken pasanda,chicken patia,chicken rogan josh,chicken saag,chicken tikka masala,chicken vindaloo,lamb Specialties like, lamb biryani,lamb curry,lamb dhansak,lamb jalfrezi,lamb korma, lamb kadhai,lamb keema matar,lamb madras,lamb makhni,lamb pasanda,lamb patia,lamb rogan josh,lamb saag,lamb tikka masala, lamb vindaloo goat Specialties like,goat biryani,goat curry,goat dhansak, goat jalfrezi, goat korma,goat kadhai,goat london balti, goat madras,goat makhni,goat pasanda, goat patia,goat rogan josh, goat saag,goat tikka masala,goat vindaloo,Fish or Shrimp Specialries:Tandoori specialties including Tofu shashlik, chicken tandoori,chicken tandoori tikka,chicken malai kebab,cilentro fish tikka,tandoori mixed grill,shrimp,lamb champs etc

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