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Dishes of India

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1510 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307-6530
+1 703-660-6085
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You might hesitate because the restaurant is downstairs, but it's great food in a darker, romantic setting. Great for couples. Great Saag Paneer and Began Bhartha for vegetarians. Their spinach is creamy and smooth without being too thick or thin. Eggplant is cooked soft but not mushy, spices are just right. Buffet on weekend lunches - check the options before... More 

Thank Rhodeygirl
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Friendly staff with pretty bland food for my taste. My friends who prefer non spicy food loved it . Do not ask for customizations to your food, they will screw it up. It's pretty good environment and will go back again if I I have to host guests who cannot take spicy food

Thank Ram_Sharma
Alexandria, Virginia
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

i love this place. Some of the best food outside of India. Also, I feel like I am among family here as it is owned by the Bhatt family and all the people who work here are amazing. Highly reccommend

Thank KDB21
Miami Beach, Florida
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95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The restaurant is much better than it looks. We were there for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. The service was great too. It is a place without any pretension but delivering what they promise.

Thank Jean L
Honolulu Landing, Hawaii, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I visited Dishes of India 18 Nov 16 approximately 7pm. The restaurant was pretty full so I chose to take my food to go. My order was taken promptly and it took about 30 mins which was appropriate for what I ordered. The food was very delicious and I couldn't have enjoyed it any better. The customer service was great... More 

Thank Jermaine G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and food is delicious. Never disappointed. The lunch buffet its the best and the price is right. We definitely come back.

Thank Manuel A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We wanted to try something light, so we decided to order some appetizers. We ordered the samosa and a plate of chat papri. Great service. The samosa wasn't too my liking since the fillings were a little too mushy for me. The char papri on the other hand was very delicious and authentic tasting. I will go back to try... More 

Thank hokies_k
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Y third trip to Dishes of India today. Never disappointed. The lunch buffet is awesome and appears to have a few extras on the weekends. Had a lovely Shrimp dish that was new ( to me) and 2 desserts.

Thank woodbine8
Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were tempted by the positive reviews and ordered carry out. The first impression was positive when we picked up the food. The staff was very welcoming. We couldn't wait to get home and taste the food. The dish that we got didn't resemble any of the Chicken Vindaloos we have eaten in the past. The sauce tasted like a... More 

Thank vikunja2014
Lees Summit, Mo
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615 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Check this place out for their weekend buffet lunch. They have all your favorite Indian dishes and all very good. Great service as well.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307-6530
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-660-6085

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