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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%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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11712 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606-4406
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

This place has the best lunch buffet in town in my opinion. Weekdays from 11:00-2:30 and weekends from 12:00-3:00. Fantastic variety of Indian food on the buffet table to choose from. I've been here for dinner too, but for me (especially compared to the buffet)...More

Thank DrChai
Reviewed 29 September 2015

It may seem strange to review a restaurant that is "the only game in town" for Indian cuisine, but on the other hand what you don't know--or what you may hear from other less happy reviewers (for after all "expertise" on any subject is spread...More

2  Thank DWReynoldsJr
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

It's a nice restaurant. Nicely decorated and clean. Service is a bit slow but not terribly so. I started with a tandoori sampler that was quite nice but the Goat biryani entrée was way too oily and lacked a depth of flavor. Also I ordered...More

Thank azypather
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Ladies at work took me here on my last day on the job. We all opted for the buffet, which made it quick and convenient to eat on our lunch break. The food was hot and delicious and replenished frequently. There were many delicious options...More

Thank hhayleytodd
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Best service in town and so accommodating - table for 8 - no problem and no waiting. Can't believe there is a line out the door every time we go because the food is so delicious. But, we have always been seated right away and...More

Thank susanna h
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 20 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 10 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 9 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
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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
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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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