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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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76 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Hi..I have been to this restaurant on feb 26 which was my bday. I reached restaurant by 2:36Pm. I enquired with the waiter whether the restaurant is still open to serve food. He told me that the restaurant is still open and i can grab the plate for buffet. Exactly after 15 mins, he rushed to me and was forcing... More 

2 Thank Umesh G
Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

WOW! Great range of options - all veg! Traditional and authentic Indian food and a terrific variety of choices on the buffet or menu. VERY crowded on weekends - but that is a good thing in my view. Service is very good. Lots of families and friends enjoying fine Indian cuisine and having a good time.

Thank Susan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
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?