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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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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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328 reviews 328 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
304 helpful votes 304 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Glen Allen, Virginia
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We love Indian food and this is one of our favorites in Richmond. Located very close to Short Pump Town Center, about 1/2 mile South of W. Broad St. Nice atmosphere and the owner is an excellent host. I've taken business clients and family along with friends to this relatively small restaurant. Plenty of table styles to fit most groups.... More

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Albany, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Stopped for dinner here, to meet up with some family, while driving through Richmond. They had very good lamb saag, mango lassi, and spicy pickle. I've had very good Indian food over the years, and so while this isn't the best I've ever had, I thought it was very good quality, with no complaints. Would recommend you try this place... More

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Richmond Va
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24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I have been addicted to Indian food since about 1961, and have eaten in dozens, maybe hundreds of Indian restaurants. I have been to Indian restaurants in the UK, Canada, and various cities in the US. I have never actually "dined" at Malabar, but I have had quite a few takeouts, and in my not very humble opinion their food... More

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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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