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Cafe Tandoor

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2096 S Taylor Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2657
+1 216-371-8500
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2096 S Taylor Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2657
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Reviewed February 3, 2015

My husband and I have enjoyed dining at Cafe Tandoor since the early 1990's. It was a consistently good experience up until a couple of years ago when it seemed as though the quality of both the food and service declined markedly. We were craving...More

1  Thank sharonbN8570UP
Reviewed October 21, 2014

Wonderful traditional Indian dishes. Have been going here for years and have never been disappointed.

Thank Jugrant
Reviewed September 9, 2014

The food was tasty and well-seasoned, other than the butter chicken was recommended by our server. The butter chicken was mediocre, but all the other curries were quite good. The breads complemented the curries, and the appetizers were also well-done. But the service was poor...More

1  Thank Marji36
Reviewed April 30, 2014

We went to cafe tandoor the other evening. Food is about average. Had the chicken tikka, butter chicken, the lamb with spinach and the curry chicken. The chicken tikka was dry, the butter chicken was good, but not great. Same goes for the lamb and...More

Thank sprucecreekfly
Reviewed January 25, 2014

You cannot criticize Café Tandoor for the food--it is consistently excellent. However, the service is really poor. I gave up on asking to refill water glasses. We didn't complete the meal because we couldn't find the waiter to get us additional rice. When we were...More

Thank maimutzacelmare
Reviewed November 10, 2013

This atmosphere and setting of this place is quite pleasant. It has a fairly typical menu for an Indian restaurant. The naan was quite good as were the vegetarian appetizers. My chicken dish was good, and the dishes ordered by the others in our party...More

Thank GeneDoc57
Reviewed October 3, 2013

it was awesome food and visit, my feinds and I went and loved it! hightly recooment this plac eot all SUpernt?

Thank sid s
Reviewed September 4, 2013

It was good, not great. The samosas were great. I got a curry that was not spicy enough for my taste and I am apretty wimpy, but my husbands chicken biryani was delicious. He wanted his a bit spicier too. The garlic naan was tastey...More

1  Thank Jocelyn D
Reviewed August 14, 2013

I don't mean to offend anyone, but I have not eaten Iin any Indian restaurant where every dish was prepared so poorly. The service and ambience was good and perhaps the owners are trying to please the customers. If so, they need to consider hiring...More

2  Thank abrams123
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We ordered 3 dishes, the Shrimp curry, Butter chicken & Chicken Tikka Masala. All were super yummy. The only thing was one in the party ordered a side of veggies, and it was charged to us as a full dinner. They had Indian beers, which...More

1  Thank kikikarpus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2096 S Taylor Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2657
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-371-8500
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