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4078 Jermantown Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
+1 703-385-1996
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Falls Church, Virginia
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61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for lunch. They have a fixed price buffet of dishes. I was happy to see a nice selection of dishes that were not all carb based. People were friendly, patrons were mostly Indian and indicated to me the authenticity of the dishes. Would go back again and am interested in checking out their dinner menu some time. The... More 

Thank Keith K
Liverpool, New York
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280 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the better places in the area to get pretty authentic vegetarian Udipi food, The place offers all the dishes common in Udipi restaurtants in India, all well done. If you are new, try their thali, if the buffet is not on. Make sure you ask for less spicy dishes, if 'hot' is not your thing. Either by choice... More 

Thank DrParticle
McLean, Virginia
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51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Tried lunch buffet with office colleagues and it was an okay experience. We went early so there was no line but later on saw so many people in line to get in, get seated and picking the food. Had to ask attendants multiple times to remove used plates from our table. Guess they still need to learn so much of... More 

1 Thank bala2803
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2016

One place I like to visit for the back home South Indian dishes, mainly from Karnataka. Totally vegetarian sumptuous and tasty, some times little,spicy food. Gretabuffet selections on a week day they have atleast 15 selections and on weekends 20 plus. The price is great, the place is humming, it's gone high tech, the seating is assigned by the iPad... More 

Thank Rayaruster
Quesnel, Canada
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Went there this week for Lunch at 12. Place was not that crowded. Had Buffet which was average lot of item some were good and some bad. Food was running out and had to wait 10 minutes for the next batch. Ordered Masala Dosa which wad bland and so was Samber. Value for the money ok.

Thank canadian992
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Springfield, Virginia in July and I wanted some South Indian food. We googled this place and with a 3-3.5 star rating on trip advisor, thought of going. We were there July 30 for lunch. Didn't know they only offered buffet that day. Anyway, went in. There's a huge line inside get plates and food. The restaurant didn't... More 

2 Thank AshvinderRana
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I went there with 4 others people. for dinner. We ordered thalis with dishes such as gutti-vankaya, paneer, etc - about 5 dishes for 5 people in the party. NOT one of the dishes was any good. None. No one said "this is great or good". They gave us Bagara Baingan and called it Gutti-Vankaya! and then the owner argued... More 

Thank Vasu N
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89 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A friend and I had lunch here this week. We arrived at 12:30, and were gestured toward a booth. We were the only non Indians in the restaurant, and I don't know if that was a problem for some of the staff or not, but one of the women who worked there was very rude to us when she asked... More 

Thank Pohickian
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I went to this place when was traveling to McLean VA. There are not many 100% vegetarian restaurants in The area. I remembered going to this place in few years ago and visited it again. Same yummy taste and chef was very friendly that he made Jain Chhole Bhatura that was mouth watering. This is jain friendly place.

1 Thank Tourist_new
Alexandria, Virginia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

After checking restaurant timings and spending precious time driving over to this restaurant one Sunday afternoon, we found it was locked up with no explanation as to why! So much for professionalism or concern for the customer :(

Thank RSmetacek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4078 Jermantown Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-385-1996

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?