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Malabar Indian Cuisine

3456 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7529
804-364-7077
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English first
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I tasted food in many restaurants.The food wass average...Mostly in other places the staffs will be humble.Malabar is one of the worst place ...they even dont how to repsect others....they changed my mood by their worst behaviour........

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Arlington, Virginia
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12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went to this restaurant for lunch with family and had buffet ! Food was good and so also the service ! Value for money if one is looking for simple ambience and good menu of Indian cuisines while in Richmond VA

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Denver, Colorado
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Flavorful lentil soup. Chicken korma had great flavor. Welcoming staff Buffet didn't look appealing so we ordered off the menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We went on the recommendations of TripAdvisor and were not disappointed! My husband and I dined there for lunch eating from their buffet. To call it a buffet does not do it justice. It is more like fixing your plate at a friends house. The food was fantastic and our waiter was very fun for us to talk with. We... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The real Indian experience is here. Great food. Great staff and nice atmosphere. Can be spicy or not but it will be tasty and you will have good memories. Enjoy.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We have eaten here many times, my husband and I and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent! We live very close by so normally we choose to order our food and pick it up. We usually order an order of The palak paneer ,which is cheese and spinach combo, and is excellent and either the Malabar chicken curry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Malabar has an excellent and wide ranging menu. The menu includes items such as chaat and a variety of dosas that are not found in most Indian restaurants. All of the dishes are well prepared and can be served with any level of heat between mild and 'wow'. The staff is friendly and helpful and seem genuinely glad to have... More 

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Nottingham, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We went for the buffet. They had a wide variety of dishes, both South Indian and North Indian. You can get either dosas or naan with your food. The chettinad chicken was great with the dosa. Was not very impressed with the chutney and sambhar. The carrot halwa was good. The staff was friendly and attentive and the atmosphere was... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Not really sure what Sandra Dee is talking about in her review (8/2/14). This food was wonderful. I ate here last weekend for dinner and am already back for their lunch buffet 6 days later! There was not one dish that I tried that wasn't delicious (and I tried 4-5 of them)! I especially enjoy the chicken curry and naan... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The staff at the restaurant were extremely helpful describing the menu and suggesting what I should order. The meal was excellent and I would considering coming back again. The butter chicken was excellent and the staff was awesome in helping with the selection and were available to answer any questions.

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Additional Information about Malabar Indian Cuisine

Address: 3456 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7529
Phone Number: 804-364-7077
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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