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Zaika - CLOSED

2800 Clarendon Blvd # 900, Arlington, VA 22201-7012
+1 703-248-8333
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“tandoori nights” (10 reviews)
“lamb” (9 reviews)
“samosas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
2800 Clarendon Blvd # 900, Arlington, VA 22201-7012
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

Enjoyed its food attending several functions and carry out and always very good food, great service (management knows my cousin very well) and easy to get to (you do have to pay to park). I know the location comes with a premium and not sure...More

4  Thank EliteTravellers
Reviewed May 10, 2017

We just tried Zaika using a Groupon and was pleasantly surprised by the modern decor. The food was good. Our server suggested medium spicy level and we all felt it was a little mild, but appropriate. I'm so glad we didn't order it mild. The...More

Thank Cavi
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We eat here any time we want Indian food in Arlington, so every month or two for the past three years. We always get the malai kofta curry and the palak paneer, and they are consistently excellent. The garlic naan is also very good, as...More

1  Thank SB1123
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I bought a $40 Groupon so our meals cost $4 extra after applying the coupon. We ordered off the menu because the buffet only had chicken. All-in-all, we liked the place; the service was good - but a bit slow and the food was fresh...More

1  Thank Rudy B
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We had previously frequented this restaurant under its former incarnation (Tandoori Nights), finding it to be elegant, well run, and serving delicious food. Upon our return, we found the food just acceptable; increased costs (about $40 per person); service overwhelmingly poor (with several busboys taking...More

Thank Adrian_In_Tobago2014
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

How can a restaurant itself deduct gratuity (tip) of $2 for an expensive $15 stale buffet....could not digest. Bad service and when we found chicken pieces in veg biryani...staff could not afford to say sorry. Restaurant hall was full of non veg smell and wife...More

Thank KumarG
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I initially judge Indian restaurants on the quality of the lamb. Is it tender or tough and chewy? Zaika lamb was very tender and the Lamb Korma was a slightly spicy taste that made it very good. I also really enjoyed the Kashmiri Naan, it...More

Thank MichaelRShannon
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Zaika is an attractive restaurant, with modern, clean design.It makes an excellent impression when you arrive. The menu is exhaustive; it was interesting to study it carefully before placing my order. Everything happened promptly without feeling rushed. My entree was hot, served with a rich...More

Thank Capital Culture
Reviewed March 21, 2017

One of the worst Indian food restaurants in USA. All Non Veg items are rubbery and half cooked. Seems they are using lots of old storage food

1  Thank pradeep k
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We came in on a night when travel was challenging for many in our party, and as a result not everyone could make the reservation at the same time. The staff here allowed my husband to use their resources to charge is cell phone while...More

Thank NantucketBaby
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 Clarendon Blvd # 900, Arlington, VA 22201-7012
    (N Clarendon Blvd and Clarendon Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Clarendon Metrorail Station (Orange) Courthouse Metro Station (Orange)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-248-8333
Tandoori Nights, offers an appetizing array of India’s regional cuisine, including signature dishes from Bombay and Goa, as well as vegetarian specialties from the south. A delicious complement to the main dishes, the traditional Naan bread, baked in the tandoor oven, is given extra flavor with garlic and fresh butter, spices, dried fruits and more.
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