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Nawab Indian Cuisine

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118 Campbell Avenue SE, Suite A, Roanoke, VA 24011-1422
+1 540-345-5150
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

First time trying Indian food. Had the goat. It was spicy. Just the way I like my food. Their curry is different from I expected but that's ok. It was delicious except the smell of the cilantro. Good food! Amazing atmosphere. Would visit again

Thank Aneisha R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We switch it up from buffet to ordering from the menu. Both options are great and never disappoint. The staff is extremely friendly and attentive. Price is comparable to competitors and on point for the location and quality.

Thank David B
Huntsville, Alabama
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481 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The two of us ate lunch at Nawab Indian Cuisine. The buffet was Very Good...somewhat limited and bland...but tasty. The same can be said of the service, atmosphere, and value. The restaurant is centrally located and easy to find.

Thank Helga H
Roanoke, Virginia
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Our party of 9 shared 7 dishes and everything was very good with the exception of the lamb. It was tough but the sauce was great. The disappointment was also after seeing on the menu some very unique cocktails we were told their was no bartender there to make them:(

Thank DR5492013
United States
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We are regulars at the Nawab buffet for a couple of years now. The food is excellent and consistently good. Their Vindaloo dishes are one of the best Indian dishes we've ever tasted. Their buffet is an excellent quality/price meal and they always have a lot of variations. Service is also always wonderful. It is definitely one of the best... More 

Thank Boliath
Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I love Nawab. All other Indian restaurants that I have been to (which have been a good variety, in state and out of country) pale in comparison. The service is attentive and professional. The decor is modern with an intimate feel. The food is divine! Seriously, it seems a spiritual experience to eat their food! the Saagwala is out of... More 

Thank Klilapp
Rocky Mount, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Risking local ire.... I like Nawab better than Taaza. The buffet is just that good. I always love everything I eat, end up going back for seconds, and wishing I could get thirds. The naan bread at the table is fresh and a great addition to the meal.

Thank Tammy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I'm married into an Indian family, so we eat at Indian restaurants a lot. This one was different. Not the usual dark lighting and gold and red furnishings. It was modern and playful. Kinda Bollywood. Young energetic staff. The food was slightly different than the standard Americanized fair. Though they had the ever dependable chicken korma, they also had goat... More 

Thank Japangela
Dunnellon, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to Nawab at lunch time and enjoyed an excellent buffet of traditional Indian cuisine. Service was prompt and friendly, the buffet was very clean and appealing and all the food was fresh and hot. The two of us ate for less than twenty bucks.

Thank Jack S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Went back for a second time. Love this place and service is exceptional. Will go back if I travel through the area. Restaurant is clean. Only thing I don't like we always have to park across the street and pay $7 for the parking.

Thank Gonzalez1981

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Campbell Avenue SE, Suite A, Roanoke, VA 24011-1422
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-345-5150

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