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Reviewed March 8, 2022

I recently learned about this restaurant tucked away in a shopping center just off of the northbound side of Route 9 near Union Hill Road. I had seen some Google reviews mentioning the lunch buffet and decided to give it a try today. It was...great to see a full buffet being offered because so many other local establishments have stopped lunch buffet service due to the pandemic. The food variety was nice. There were various vegetable dishes, salad with assorted sides and dressing, chicken curry, chicken tikka masala, tandoori chicken, assorted pakora, and two desserts. The food is mild tasting to cater toward the mostly American clientele, but it was still flavorful enough to make a good meal. The buffet also had chai tea which was delicious. I was given a glass carafe filled with ice water and fresh naan was made and brought to my table. Each table had a bottle of hand sanitizer for customers to use. The lunch buffet for Tuesday to Friday is priced at $12.95 + tax and the weekend lunch buffet is priced at $14.95 + tax. They are closed on Monday. I will definitely be back to this restaurant whenever I am craving some Indian food.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed August 4, 2021 via mobile

We haven’t been to Sawan since before the pandemic and we were looking forward to returning for dinner. We were 5 and an infant and from start to finish, everything was fine. A high chair was brought over for my grandson, who enjoyed the thin...wafers brought to the table. We ordered from the vegetarian menu and the food was flavorful and plentiful. Our garlic naan and basmati rice were expertly prepared. My daughter and her family live out of town and they were impressed by the food quality and taste. Service was attentive and friendly. Sawan is our favorite Indian restaurant in the area.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

The restaurant is not well located and you must be a local living in Marlboro to know it exists. The décor in restaurant is very nice, the people are nice. But, compared to other Indian restaurants in Matawan or Old Bridge, their food is at...best, ok.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the lunch buffet very much. The food was delicious. The garlic naan was outstanding. We will return soon.

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

I've passed this restaurant many times since it opened and decided to try it with my wife and daughter, both vegetarians. We ordered the Vegetable Assorted Appetizer which was a combo of samosa and pecora. It was very tasty and well prepared. Our entrees were...Sag Paneer, Dai Tadka and Baingan Bhurta. I've never eaten the last two and was impressed by how tasty they were. We asked for mold and there was still a slight kick, but the spice didn't overwhelm the dishes. We also ordered garlic naan. The menu described it as bread stuffed with garlic...it wasn't. It was a round piece smeared with garlic and pieces on top. It was lacking in taste. This was the only weak part of the meal. Our waiter and the owner were five stars plus! Water glasses were constantly filled and they were both very involved in our meals. We will return to try the lunch buffet.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

LOVE the food. So good!!!! Friendly staff, great selection. Can sit in or take out. Favorites - Aloo Tiki Chat, Dal Makhani, Kashmiri Chicken. I just ask them for suggestions so I don't order the same thing every time. I have been so happy with...all they suggest!!!More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Very attentive staff. Food was tasty as well as ample portions.Simple but pleasant decor. There was only a negative on the garlic Naan bread. Tasted more like a cracker not thick enough. I would return and try another main dish

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

After visiting their lunch buffet several times and enjoying it as much as we did, my wife and I decided to have our New Years Eve dinner to experience the larger menu... The tables were set with cloth tablecoths and napkins, quality cups, glasses and...flatware as they are for the buffet luch. The hosts and staff are very gracious and accomodating.. My wife wanted to order the Tandori chicken which is made with chicken legs but she asked if they could use the thighs instead..."No problem" was the answer. I ordered the lamb kebob. Not knowing the portion sizes, we also ordered a side of spinach to go along with the large bowl of rice which accompanies all orders...We were pleasantly surprised to see larger than expected platters to arrive amply filled with our orders, prepared perfectly according to our tastes. We definitely will return to try other items on the menu....More

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

This restaurant opened three weeks ago and since we like Indian food, we were looking forward to trying it. We enjoyed a delicious dinner starting with appetizer of Chana Papdi Chat (spiced chickpea salad), Puri (light, puffy bread), Tandoori mixed grill (cubes of meat with...vegetables) ,& Baingan Bhurta ( eggplant roasted and spiced). Every dish was prepared and spiced perfectly! The wait staff was very attentive and the atmosphere was comfortable, attractive, and included Indian music playing in background . They also serve an All U Can Eat buffet 6 days a week (closed Mondays). This restaurant is a great addition to the area and we are looking forward to dining there again soon.More

Date of visit: September 2016
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