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31 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1305
+1 518-463-4161
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11:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 15:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not bad for Indian food. Good service. Would recommend and would repeat. Big servings. Recommend chicken vindaloo.

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Thank jonah j
Malta, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Found this place by accident one day while visiting the area. My boyfriend and I have been searching for a great Indian/Asian restaurant in the area... but this place failed to impress us. The restaurant is small, and had a very odd smell as if someone left some fruit to rot in the corner or something. They did have some... More 

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Thank PinkBear_49
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, the best chicken tikka masala that we have had in a very long time. We were there early for dinner and staff were very accomodating to us. Street parking very convenient to the restaurant. Would definitely eat here again.

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Thank SueBrenchley
Redlands, California
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616 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We visited Albany to see the capitol building and stumbled on Aashiani as we were looking for some place to eat lunch. We had the buffet and found it to be middle-of-the-road Indian food. Nothing we ate really stood out, but it was all decent. Same with the atmosphere.

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Thank Robert C
West Rutland
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

I had the chance to take my son and family to dinner. Aashiana is a family run restaurant with only a few tables. Service was interesting, with appetizers arriving at various intervals, but the entrees arrived together. The quality of the food was first rate, and spices more intense than you would find in a more generic Indian cuisine restaurant.... More 

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Thank David E
Albany, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

I have been going to Aashiana for the past 8 years and the food has always been yummy. Buffets have more variety on the weekends. I like to order from the menu if I am there on a weekday. My all time favorite restaurant. I cannot praise Saleem and his staff for their welcoming and friendliness. I feel at home... More 

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Thank rachel82015
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The food is well prepared by a chef who knows the very art of manufacturing fine culinary masterpieces

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1 Thank Theo H
Monroe, New Jersey
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I ordered vegetable korma, chicken tikka masala, naan and kheer. The chicken was fresh, moist, tender and tasty. The kheer was the best I've ever had. I will definitely order from here the next time I'm in town.

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Thank 802DonnaA
Upstate New York
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201 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

I think "All You Can Eat Buffet" is code for "YESTERDAY's LEFTOVERS" ...(I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER) I am not from Albany but was in the area for the weekend and picked this based on Tripadvisor reviews (over Gandhi and Taste of India, also in the vicinity). Pros: **tasted OK but bins looked dismal (I'll see how I do by... More 

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Thank Joanne A
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I ordered food from here on my lunch break a couple of days ago. The food was ready when I picked it up. I ordered chicken curry which was excellent although the portion size was a little smaller than some other Indian restaurants that I frequent. I, also, ordered cheese naan and theirs was not as good as other restaurants... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12210-1305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-463-4161

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