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Nawab Indian Cuisine

11712 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606-4406
+1 757-591-9200
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“curry” (7 reviews)
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11712 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606-4406
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Every once in a while I get bored with normal food. That is when I go here. Indian cuisine is not really exotic anymore, but it is very hard to beat when you are looking for interesting tastes, and Nawab does it very well. I...More

Thank jmdurant2000
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Came here after an appointment in the area and ordered take out chicken curry and samosas. While waiting I had some wine, and just relaxed, as the ambiance calls for it. The server was extremely kind and informative. I was very pleased with my food...More

Thank slidermuzz
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Took a lebanese auditor here on her last day of training with me. The placed was packed on a Thursday during the lunch buffet. We didn't mind the short wait because the food was hot and flavorful. We ate abundantly but also healthy. The service...More

Thank Peachy1G
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant during our stay in the area. Extremely friendly staff and great food. Excellent vegan choices, too.

1  Thank DartmouthOxford1212
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

We got there as they opened at 5 pm after visiting the Mariner museum nearby. I reserved via open table so we were seated right away. Service was good very attentive and I think it was the owner or manager who came by to see...More

Thank AngieB234
Reviewed 23 February 2015

In a city of restaurants with too few vegetables and too much oil & fat, Nawab was a find. Located in a modest shopping strip, the restaurant is well-appointed and suitable for older children and adults (it's friendly, but not really a place for young...More

Thank TravelsYearlyforFun
Reviewed 15 February 2015

A great easy to reach location, very good room ambience, good space for privacy, very friendly, efficient and respectful service, and an excellent menu slightly spoiled by it being served on cold plates.

Thank geebee789
Reviewed 4 December 2014

A lovely dining room, great for a quiet dinner or a big celebration. The food is among the best Indian food I've had anywhere. The curries and Tikka dishes are really rich and flavorful. I also like the appetizer selection plate on the dinner menu....More

Thank Arlingtoniantravelle
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The food here is really good! Tons of bold flavor! My favorite lunch buffet if I'm looking to treat myself! Dinners are very nice as well. Super friendly staff!

Thank Babbitt822
Reviewed 17 November 2014

My daughter and I shared the Vegetable Pakora appetizer, Garlic Naan, Assorted Condiments and Fish Tikka (which comes with large bowl of rice and on a mixed veggie bed) and two Lassis (rose and strawberry) for $42...that was PLENTY of food...we could barely finish it...More

Thank JackieG723
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11712 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606-4406
    (Pilot House Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-591-9200
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