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31 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1305
+1 518-463-4161
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017

Not bad for Indian food. Good service. Would recommend and would repeat. Big servings. Recommend chicken vindaloo.

Thank jonah j
Malta, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Found this place by accident one day while visiting the area. My boyfriend and I have been searching for a great Indian/Asian restaurant in the area... but this place failed to impress us. The restaurant is small, and had a very odd smell as if someone left some fruit to rot in the corner or something. They did have some... More 

Thank PinkBear_49
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, the best chicken tikka masala that we have had in a very long time. We were there early for dinner and staff were very accomodating to us. Street parking very convenient to the restaurant. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank SueBrenchley
Redlands, California
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636 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016

We visited Albany to see the capitol building and stumbled on Aashiani as we were looking for some place to eat lunch. We had the buffet and found it to be middle-of-the-road Indian food. Nothing we ate really stood out, but it was all decent. Same with the atmosphere.

Thank Robert C
West Rutland
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I had the chance to take my son and family to dinner. Aashiana is a family run restaurant with only a few tables. Service was interesting, with appetizers arriving at various intervals, but the entrees arrived together. The quality of the food was first rate, and spices more intense than you would find in a more generic Indian cuisine restaurant.... More 

Thank David E
Albany, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 28, 2015

I have been going to Aashiana for the past 8 years and the food has always been yummy. Buffets have more variety on the weekends. I like to order from the menu if I am there on a weekday. My all time favorite restaurant. I cannot praise Saleem and his staff for their welcoming and friendliness. I feel at home... More 

Thank rachel82015
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The food is well prepared by a chef who knows the very art of manufacturing fine culinary masterpieces

1 Thank Theo H
Monroe, New Jersey
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I ordered vegetable korma, chicken tikka masala, naan and kheer. The chicken was fresh, moist, tender and tasty. The kheer was the best I've ever had. I will definitely order from here the next time I'm in town.

Thank 802DonnaA
Upstate New York
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200 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2015

I think "All You Can Eat Buffet" is code for "YESTERDAY's LEFTOVERS" ...(I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER) I am not from Albany but was in the area for the weekend and picked this based on Tripadvisor reviews (over Gandhi and Taste of India, also in the vicinity). Pros: **tasted OK but bins looked dismal (I'll see how I do by... More 

Thank Joanne A
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

I ordered food from here on my lunch break a couple of days ago. The food was ready when I picked it up. I ordered chicken curry which was excellent although the portion size was a little smaller than some other Indian restaurants that I frequent. I, also, ordered cheese naan and theirs was not as good as other restaurants... More 

1 Thank Susan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-463-4161

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?