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“Great food with excellent service”
Review of Bollywood Bistro

Bollywood Bistro
Ranked #14 of 433 Restaurants in Fairfax
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed June 1, 2013

We stopped by for an early Saturday dinner, and the outside tables were full even though it was nearly 90 degrees. Got a table inside with no waiting. We shared the garlic shrimp starter, which was 4 very large shrimp grilled with soy sauce, garlic and honey. Very tasty!

For the main course, we got the Chicken Tikka Masala and the Salmon Mango dishes to share. They came with rice but we ordered the garlic naan to slurp up the delicious buttery sauce. Service was attentive as our water glasses were kept full. The manager or owner stopped by several times to see how we were enjoying the food, along with offering more rice.

Will definitely return to try some of the other items on the menu.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

I go to this place often, after I am tired of going to new restaurants and finding them not good. This place has decent food, better ambience and not far from where I live. You should try once if you are looking for good Indian food. I even used groupon and livingsocial deals.

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Reviewed May 6, 2013

The drinks are excellent here, must try the mango lassi. The food and service are also excellent. The restaurant is small so recommend making a reservation.

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Reviewed May 2, 2013

Everything was excellent. The service, food, decor, value. What a suberb experience!

We went for an early dinner on a Tuesday, mind you, but the staff was SO attentive and everything we ordered was delicious. We loved it, and the friends who took me there consider it one of their faves. So when I'm back in the area for travel, I plan on definitely returning!!

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Came here on a Saturday night for dinner with a large group. Service was typical of most Indian restaurants. The owner/manager(?) was very welcoming and did his best to make patrons feel comfortable and at home. He was helping others with food selections and explaining the menu. Seemed to try to hard to get people to buy alcohol.

The food did not stand out. Seemed fresh. Servings were typical of most other restaurants. Decent vegetarian selections. If you don't see something on the menu they can probably make it anyway.

The cafe/bistro set up is different but works for this small space. Some outdoor seating available. The photos of Bollywood stars is neat. On a side not they should have put up a vintage photo of Amitabh Bachchan rather than a more current one. Would have fit the theme better. Also, we were the only Indian people in the restaurant at the time. Not sure if that is good or bad.

A few tips. Eat here with a Groupon. Also, make a reservation.

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