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4078 Jermantown Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030-5013
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Springfield, Virginia in July and I wanted some South Indian food. We googled this place and with a 3-3.5 star rating on trip advisor, thought of going. We were there July 30 for lunch. Didn't know they only offered buffet that day. Anyway, went in. There's a huge line inside get plates and food. The restaurant didn't... More 

Thank AshvinderRana
San Francisco, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I went there with 4 others people. for dinner. We ordered thalis with dishes such as gutti-vankaya, paneer, etc - about 5 dishes for 5 people in the party. NOT one of the dishes was any good. None. No one said "this is great or good". They gave us Bagara Baingan and called it Gutti-Vankaya! and then the owner argued... More 

Thank Vasu N
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I had lunch here this week. We arrived at 12:30, and were gestured toward a booth. We were the only non Indians in the restaurant, and I don't know if that was a problem for some of the staff or not, but one of the women who worked there was very rude to us when she asked... More 

Thank Pohickian
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I went to this place when was traveling to McLean VA. There are not many 100% vegetarian restaurants in The area. I remembered going to this place in few years ago and visited it again. Same yummy taste and chef was very friendly that he made Jain Chhole Bhatura that was mouth watering. This is jain friendly place.

1 Thank Tourist_new
Alexandria, Virginia
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

After checking restaurant timings and spending precious time driving over to this restaurant one Sunday afternoon, we found it was locked up with no explanation as to why! So much for professionalism or concern for the customer :(

Thank RSmetacek
Chantilly, Virginia
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Had heard wonderful things and we were excited to try this little spot. Headed over for the lunch buffet and there was a line out the door. Waited for 30 minutes without advancing. Many people just shoved by us and pushed to the front. Restaurant personnel doesn't take names and people just fight for tables. Physically shoved by several men.... More 

Thank AlthaMcD
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

Was here for Lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the pure veg spread of Indian food. The chat, salads and veg fritters were good as starters. The inclusion of Idly, Vadai and Dosai for the lunch spread was a great choice.. Lemon rice, Sambar, Rasam, Beans poriyal among other dishes made me feel like eating at home at Chennai. The soothing Lord... More 

Thank MArasu2000
Gainesville, Virginia
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

visited this place with friends last week for lunch and was disappointed. I had heard as things have changed since they did renovate the place which is not true in its entirety. Yes the place is renovated and draws good crowd for lunch but the staff who greeted us certainly didn't look happy to have us. Asked how many of... More 

Thank KSA320
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

This is a place we always preferred for complete south-indian cuisine food. Dosa, vada, pani puri are too good. They have a real good spread for buffet.

2 Thank Rimzhim A
London, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

We are visiting friends in the DC Area and had found, to our surprise, that there were several Restaurants serving Dosas. We thought it would be good to try one of these and opted for Woodlands since it was relatively near and shared its name with a favourite restaurant in Florida. We had forgotten the address so spent real money... More 

Thank JimB34

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4078 Jermantown Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030-5013
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: 703.385.1996

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