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Shahnawaz Banquet Hall

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159 Jackson Ave., Edison, NJ
+1 732-225-4640
11:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 16:00
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New Jersey
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51 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

There folks offer a huge buffet on Saturday and Sunday. We really liked all the dishes and thought some of them, like the Tandori Chicken, were the best tasting we've had in the area. The place was mobbed, we had to wait about 30 mins for a table on a Sat afternoon. But the service was good, free, unlimited soda... More 

Thank MontyBurnsNJ
New Jersey
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118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Went here with another couple for a Saturday buffet. Make sure you check Groupon of Living Social. Sometimes they have a 2 for 1 deal. The buffet is around $18 each and includes soft drinks with refills. They also brought me a small mango lasse which was ok. Not great but pretty good. There are a couple of soups at... More 

Thank Amys_husband
New Jersey
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178 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We found Shahnawaz through a Groupon offer. It is located in a residential area and we would not have found it without our GPS, It is a large, busy banquet hall that offers a lunch buffet on Saturday and Sunday. We arrived at about 1 o'clock and were glad that we had made a reservation since it was extremely busy.... More 

Thank ckatmomi
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome place if you look for numbers in terms of varieties then this the place one has to be here. Looking for deserts, at least close to 15. Children would love this place for deserts n appetizer. Pakistan / North Indian type cooking. If you are looking for spicy food then this not the place for you. Opens only for... More 

Thank Balamurugan V
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Good quality food option. Space is so tied ... Need a reservation and place get very crowded after noon. Better to get there around 1130 am. Little on expensive side. Pakistani + Indian food. Not so spicy.

Thank M S
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Hello All! March 2016 I have been dining out several times a week since I was 7 years old. I eat Northern and Southern Indian food a few times a week, all around the Tri-State area. This is the biggest, Best and most authentic Indian Buffet anywhere! Aside from the tremendous and delicious food and beverage choices, it has a... More 

Thank Mutlio8618
North Bergen, New Jersey
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206 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

You will find almost all Indian paki famous dishs at this place in 17 bucks. Food was fresh and good but dont expect service the setup look like you are paying for eating in a marriage hall. We made reservation in advance but they told us to wait. If you miss indo-pak dishes this place is a good choice .

Thank Younus K
Guwahati, India
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251 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

There was a wide spread of Pakistani dishes well cooked and tasty. We were given a complimentary Faluda because our friend knew the owner, The kababs were very good .There were many meat dishes and chutneys. A little on the steep side but that was ok because we enjoyed ourselves.

Thank kakati_a
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

Worse experience ever. They are the most disrespectful and greedy people I have seen in my life. Thay confirmed our reservation before we left NY .After driving with 30 people for 2 hours in traffic with kids on Eid day upon arrival we were told with other waiting there to wait for 20 minutes. After 2 hours of aggrevation we... More 

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New York City, New York
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120 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

The Sat/Sun Buffet has a lot of variety. There are lots of tasty dishes. The Bar BQ items are good. I recommend the Nihari as well. The price is a bit steep and the service is average.

Thank Asad I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Jackson Ave., Edison, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Edison
  • Phone Number: +1 732-225-4640

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