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“Best butter chicken and naan in Virginia” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tandoori Village

Tandoori Village
7607 Centreville Rd, Manassas, VA 20111-1953
703-369-6526
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Ranked #39 of 235 restaurants in Manassas
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Buffet
Fairfax, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Best butter chicken and naan in Virginia”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Excellent food but very expensive for a desi restaurent and extremly small portions, so be prepared for it. Has one of the best naans I have ever eaten in a Pakistani restaurent.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Dishonest service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012 via mobile

Please check your bill as the they will charge extra. It happened to a few people who have been there. The worst is that we were there for a lunch buffet and right in front of our eyes, the owner took a pitcher of water and poured it into two dishes in the buffet. He got overwhelmed as we were a big group. We confronted him and he said the water will cook under the burners. We gave them the benefit of the doubt and went a 2nd time and guess what, our bill has some extra charges. They are dishonest!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Manassas, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“A positive experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Let me start by saying I am not a big fan of Indian cuisine. I have had it several times in the past including several times in London which is somewhat known for having top notch Indian restaurants. I ended up at Tandoori Village for a going away lunch for a coworker. We all had the lunch buffet which seemed to have a moderate selection of different dishes. Since I do not have a lot of experience I can't say whether it was authentic Indian food not, but I have to say that I rather enjoyed it. While not fancy, the buffet did have relatively small portions of each dish and the portions were replaced frequently, so the items were hot and fresh. None of the items were really heavily spiced (one of the things I don't care for). The service was good, although we were pretty much the only people in the restaurant at the time. The atmosphere is interesting - lots of ethnic items and decorations. The restaurant is actually an old house - in fact it used be Chez Marc, one of the best french restaurants in Northern Virginia. Tandoori Village isn't quite that remarkable, but it is worth a try, particularly if you are "investigating" Indian food.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gainesville, Virginia
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35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Great buffet, always well stocked”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

My friend and I go to Tandoori Village for a ladies lunch about once a month. The food is well prepared and delicious. The meat entrees are always tender and all the dishes are authentic. The hostess, who also tends the tables, is dressed in traditional clothing and is always friendly and attentive. Once in a while, when the regular hostess is off duty, there are other staff who need a little reminding to check on the customers, but overall, it is a great place for lunch. This is the first place we go to for authentic Indian/Punjabi food.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ashburn
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food, but don't forget to get your full serving of puris!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

Wonderful food for the value! But please, make sure to get two puris as it counts as one order of bread. If you don't, they will serve you only one puri and stop at that. They will say that they serve one puri at a time for freshness. But if you don't ask for the 2nd puri, they will not bring another one. I found that a little bit dishonest. Otherwise, everything else is great and I highly recommend this restaurant. You will absolutely love it, especially the buffet on week-ends!

  • Visited June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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