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4015 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-1082
(804) 360-8686
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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Salem, Alabama
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious and plentiful. We were stuffed and had enough left for lunch the next day. Our waiters really made the experience awesome - they were laughing and joking with us and entertaining! Definitely recommend.

Thank alilspunk
Charlotte, North Carolina
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101 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Nestled in one of the strip malls of Lauderdale drive in Richmond lies one of the fine tasting Indian restaurants.On our way back from Washington, I drove to this restaurant based on the recommendation of fellow trip advisor travelers and It was a great decision. Simply loved the Vindalo Shrimp, Succulent malai tikkas and smooth tadka dal. You will love... More 

Thank Sidb80
Montreal, Canada
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Having Indian friends who have cooked homemade food for me, I have grown a love for Indian food. I often will seek out Indian restaurants looking for the best. Anokha is a very good restaurant in Short Pump. They will deliver for a $5 fee and they will answer questions about gluten free food. My only issue is their pricing.... More 

Thank laura S
Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

First of all, unlike most other Indian Restaurants in town, this Restaurant does not provide any Lunch Buffet. This was the first surprise for me. Food prices are on the higher side but the ambience and interior is nice. However, this is not a very big restaurant in terms of space or seating capacity. Regarding the taste of food, none... More 

Thank Sandix
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

A great family restaurant in Richmond area. We visited for dinner with family. It is difficult to find ALL excellent appetizers in a sampler plate. Every sample was delicious, perfect spice level. Chicken tikka impressive. The best part was the service, our server warned us well that chicken 65 is hot and they cannot change spice level. I am glad... More 

Thank JPsonia
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Very best Indian food! Love the high quality food, excellent service and calm, beautiful decor. I'll go there again and again!

Thank jmonda008
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169 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

The food was fantastic and what is better than being surrounded by Indian's who eat at an Indian restaurant

Thank itzehoe
Midlothian, Virginia
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

There are some other good options in Richmond, but for classic Indian, this is it. Have not had a bad meal here. friendly service, and great lunch as well.

Thank John T
Richmond, Virginia
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128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Visited here for a business lunch, and this place nailed the perfect dining experience. Helpful staff, on-time service, outstanding food, waiter(s) showed up at the exact-correct time. And the price was quite frankly too low for the food and service provided.

Thank xylograph
Henrico, Virginia
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Welcomed at the door. Changed our seating for our Red Hat group. Got all of our orders correct. Lamb was delish. Waiter took the time to explain the menu and different sauces. Everyone was very pleased. The members who didn't think they liked Indian food really missed out. Many options to chose.

Thank Baileyh0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
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: 4015 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-1082
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (804) 360-8686

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