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Cherry Blossom Restaurant & Banquet Hall

46110 Lake Center Plz, Sterling, VA 20165-5846
703-444-0080
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Ranked #42 of 202 restaurants in Sterling
Cuisines: Afghan
Most recent review
- May 23, 2014
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English first
Reston, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Visited twice. Fairly extensive buffet with a focus on a variety of vegetable dishes and several chicken options as well. Weekend buffet included chicken and ground beef kabobs. Very friendly staff.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I asked an Afghan friend where he would go for authentic Afghan cuisine, and he pointed me here. Not having been to Afghanistan, I'll take his word for it that it's authentic, but the food was amazing - a variety of spices, each one well balanced and identifiable; each dish clearly different from the other. My uneducated palate places this... More

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

The awesome thing about this restaurant is that they have a very big and nice party room. The regular restaurant is ok, a decent buffet. I recommend the place for parties.

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Herndon, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This place is overated by too many people and I do not get it. Outside of maybe 2 meat items that were good, the other 18 items were tasteless. The help watches TV when business is slow and I am astounded at the great reviews given to this restaurant. What a let down. If I cannot trust the reviews, not... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We've been here both at lunch and dinner. The buffet is fresh and everything yummy. Although I can't vouch for the authenticity of the cuisine, the flavors of each dish were unique. My favorites sabzee, lamb kabob, and adored the rice pudding. Our server was always on top of unobtrusively clearing our plates and refilling our drinks. This was a... More

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Hawaii
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Bread so soft and yet crispy, tasted variety of vegetarian buffet food and all good flavor and not too spicy.Pigeon peas curry was awesome. Ambiance was good and the hall was not noisy either even though the restaurant was pretty much fully occupied.

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Oakton, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Had the lunch buffet with a group of 8 from work. We all were impressed with the choice, quality and flavor of the food as well as being a very comfortable place to eat. I especially liked that food was "right sized", meaning that pieces were just right to try something and see how it tastes without wasting any. I... More

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Middleburg, VA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

You can't beat the price for what you get. Highlights off the buffet for me were the okra, the eggplant and the chicken in tomato sauce. The salad bar was an interesting addition that could probably be minimized without any loss to the dining experience. I am not sure who its set up for. It has what looks like bagged... More

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Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This was a good find in Sterling. There are many different vegetable dishes to sample. The food was tasty and the price was reasonable.

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Washington D.C. Metro Area
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I thought that an Afghan buffet could offer an interesting insight into a unique cultural experience, but it was more a trip to a kabob shop. The salads were just some greens and dressing. The meats were kabob. Perhaps the biggest surprise is the space. It is in a building with a big windows overlooking a lake (fake or industrially... More

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