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Rajput Indian Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
Indian, Wine Bar
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742 W 21st St, Ste E, Norfolk, VA 23517-1900
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been eating here for about 10 years. It has always been a great lunch buffet. I have no idea what to order so the buffet is ideal for me. I don't always like all the selections but there are always a few that are excellent. It has be redecorated over the years and is a very attractive and interesting... More 

1 Thank Rusty B
Zurich, Switzerland
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I've been going to Rajput since it was located in Hampton in the early 2000's. Then, Rajput was as close to perfect as it could be. Everything was exceptional and nothing more could be asked of the food and service. Once relocated into Ghent, things stayed the same for a few years. However, over time the quality of everything seemed... More 

Thank tiodeer
Suffolk, Virginia
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Before I retired I went here once a week for the lunch buffet which is fabulous! Lots of choices. Always different and delicious. I wish it was closer to me. I bought a groupon but the Rajput in Suffolk would not accept it! Haven't been back.

Thank Bennetts_creek
Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have been here, the first time was so good I had to bring a different friend and introduce them to Rajput. Although they have a fabulous menu, I highly recommend the lunch buffet if it is your first visit. So many options, try a little of everything. If they run out of something, just... More 

Thank Red379
Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Excellent Service and Chicken Tiki Masala is delicious. Garlic Naan is very good as well. Great atmosphere and excellent food.

1 Thank jwalker11
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

many vegetarian dishes! the food was very tasty. the service impeccable, the staff was very attentive. the interior is very cozy, the decoration very authentic. we loved the copper cups that keep the drinks cold! would recommend!

1 Thank Livelifemas
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

I've ordered lamb korma in over 70 restaurants through the US and Europe, this is by far the best I've had. The garlic naan is fantastic and service was fast, friendly, and amazing

Thank Joseph T
Hampton, Virginia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

We visit Rajput at least once a month because we love their food. We were there this week and ordered the fixed price dinner for 2. The chicken tikka masala was very good and the vegetable korma was heaven. My husband and I both love Indian food and this restaurant is our favorite. We love it and we're big eaters... More 

Thank EPhillipsTraveler
Norfolk, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

It was just a spur of the moment decision to go there and we are so glad we did. Loved literally everything on the buffet and only $11 a person for all you can eat! We will definitely be back!

1 Thank akm826
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Cozy place ,smells great that is the only positive comment I can leave. The service was terrible. Very unorganized people.It took forever to get our food and even the drinks,which were just couple of hot teas and an apple juice for a kid. They just kept forgetting about us constantly.The food from the menu is kinda pricey for what we... More 

Thank Gulnaz S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $23
Indian, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 742 W 21st St, Ste E, Norfolk, VA 23517-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: 757-625-4634
Lunch buffet($9) every day,Lunch Buffet to Go available per pound.Gourmet Dinner Buffet Sunday Nights. Catering. Brunch buffet Saturday & Sundays $11.Champagane Brunch Buffet $14.Fine dinning,full bar,banquet room,take Out,deleivery,children menu , vegan menu ,party trays,authentic indian food,cooking class, seperate vegan menu,organic entrees,organic wines,happy hours, champenge,Bar tapas menu,Theme indian cusine,desert menu,order online (takeout) , online dining reservation,gluten free entrees,Chicken specialties like chicken curry,chicken biryani, chicken dhansak,chicken jalfrezi,chicken korma,chicken kadhai, chicken keema matar,chicken london balti,chicken madras,chicken makhni,chicken pasanda,chicken patia,chicken rogan josh,chicken saag,chicken tikka masala,chicken vindaloo,lamb Specialties like, lamb biryani,lamb curry,lamb dhansak,lamb jalfrezi,lamb korma, lamb kadhai,lamb keema matar,lamb madras,lamb makhni,lamb pasanda,lamb patia,lamb rogan josh,lamb saag,lamb tikka masala, lamb vindaloo goat Specialties like,goat biryani,goat curry,goat dhansak, goat jalfrezi, goat korma,goat kadhai,goat london balti, goat madras,goat makhni,goat pasanda, goat patia,goat rogan josh, goat saag,goat tikka masala,goat vindaloo,Fish or Shrimp Specialries:Tandoori specialties including Tofu shashlik, chicken tandoori,chicken tandoori tikka,chicken malai kebab,cilentro fish tikka,tandoori mixed grill,shrimp,lamb champs etc

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