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Malabar Indian Cuisine

3456 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7529
+1 804-364-7077
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“dosas” (6 reviews)
“naan” (9 reviews)
“chicken korma” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3456 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7529
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I went with a vendor last week for lunch. I have to say this is the best Indian Cuisine I've had in quite some time, and certainly the best I've had in Richmond!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank blk813
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here once before. The food is very good for a buffet and the staff are friendly, helpful, and quick. I got there about noon and it was nearly empty but it got busy quickly. I’ve been to two other Indian buffets in Richmond...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Bookdmdano
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Located in strip mall area in Wellesley. Warmly greeted, and friendly service throughout the meal. Some options (especially the dosas) just are not available at other places. The wine/beer options are limited here. Food was good, but lacked the polish of some other top end...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

We drove 60 miles to eat at this restaurant. The food is more authentic and shall I say more homely than any offerings in Cville. Let me explain - they will make “chapati” or whole wheat puffed bread for you that are much healthier than...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Hindustani76
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

We live nearby but only moved to Richmond this year, and hadn’t made it here yet. Partly it was probably because it didn’t look like much from the outside. It was a Saturday at lunchtime, and we were pleasantly surprised to find a buffet on...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Bookdmdano
Reviewed November 22, 2017

My wife and I discovered this restaurant a few weeks ago. It is about 30 miles from our home, but we have been there about 5 times (around once per week). Reason: excellenet, authentic, non-Americanized Indian cuisine. Many restaurants tone down the spices in food,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank jeffg1
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I was very much looking forward to this dinner. It was good but not great. It was a bit pricey for the portions and surprisingly low in flavor. It was good but not great. Granted I got take out so maybe dining in will be...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed July 29, 2017

We ordered through Ubereats. My chicken korma and my husbands lamb pepper fry dishes were delicious!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank MDVA
Reviewed July 25, 2017

I went with my team of 10 people. Food taste was ok . But the service was really bad . We asked for naan and he will take 10 minutes to bring 1 nan cut in four pieces and serve at two ends of the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank amrendrapratap
Reviewed July 18, 2017

We went here as we were having a stop over at a nearby hotel. The owners are very friendly and make sure you find everything to your satisfaction. The food can only be called excellent and we enjoyed a great, delicious dinner at this place....More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank etwinschm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3456 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7529
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-364-7077
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