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“Fragrant and nicely spiced Indian cuisine.”
Review of Tandoori Chef 2

Tandoori Chef 2
Ranked #26 of 45 Restaurants in Maplewood
Price range: US$ 8 - US$ 25
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Dinner
Description: Tandoori Chef offers one of the most unique and memorable dining experiences in the Essex County (NJ) area. Our spectacular chefs have created a decadent menu combining the diverse flavors of India. We invite you to join us as we recreate a taste of India.
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is one of our favorite dining spots. An interesting multillevel space allows for quiet dining. The selection of dishes are for every taste. Dishes range from mild yet fragrant treats to the more heated stimulating meats and sauces. The brianis are among my favorites. The portions are generous and enough to take home for a light lunch the next day. The briani is nicely paired with an order of puri ( puffed bread) and a cooling raita ( cucumbers in yogurt i am fond of both the gulab jaman or the rasmali for desert, the gulab jaman consist of pastry balls in an honey syrup. the rasmali resembles a farmers cheese in a rose water dairy sauce.

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TandooriChef, Guest Relations Manager at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

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Thank you so much for the review! We are happy to hear that our food and service outshines our customers' expectations. Feel free to stop in and try some of our social media promotions for a discount on your next meal!
With much love,
Natasha Slater
Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

I love this place... friendly service and the food is really good. They even have Indo-Chinese food.

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TandooriChef, Guest Relations Manager at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Tony E,
Thank you so much for the review! We are happy to hear that our food and service outshines our customers' expectations. Feel free to stop in and try some of our social media promotions for a discount on your next meal!
With much love,
Natasha Slater
Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Really good tandoori chicken and Rogan Josh lamb. Asked for mild and it still had quite a
spicy but good taste. Also garlic naan and samosa chat very good. So glad to have something different to eat locally!

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TandooriChef, Guest Relations Manager at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Madelane,
Thank you so much for the review! We are happy to hear that our food and service outshines our customers' expectations. Feel free to stop in and try some of our social media promotions for a discount on your next meal!
With much love,
Natasha Slater
Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Actually may be the only Indian restaurant remaining in town, but we started visiting Tandoori Chef 2 regularly a couple years ago. Recommend the mixed grill and 1-2 other dishes for 2-3 people. Friendly staff and generally good quality across the dishes and breads. Chef had a heavy hand with the salt one night and he remade the dishes just right. Malai Kofta, Chicken Tikka, spinach and various other veggie dishes, onion Kulcha...all good. BYOB a pinot, sav blanc, or lager beer maybe best.

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TandooriChef, Guest Relations Manager at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

JohnnyeatsNJ,
Thank you so much for the review! We are happy to hear that our food and service outshines our customers' expectations. Feel free to stop in and try some of our social media promotions for a discount on your next meal!
With much love,
Natasha Slater
Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 3 May 2015

This was our first time here and we liked it!

We began with vegetable samosas as an appetizer. It was somewhat different from what we have had in other restaurants and we found them delicious.

Then for entrees, we had the usual standby - chicken tikka masala- and something very different for us - lamb mango, which we never had before. Plus, we had their version of coconut naan, called peshawari naan. Everything was very good. The lamb mango was really different, with sweetness and spice. The naan was more stuffed nutty than other typical coconut naan. Not worse, just unexpected. I enjoyed trying a different take on Indian cuisine.

I plan to return to this restaurant.

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TandooriChef, Guest Relations Manager at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Dennis D
Thank you so much for the review! We are happy to hear that our food and service outshines our customers' expectations. Feel free to stop in and try some of our social media promotions for a discount on your next meal!
With much love,
Natasha Slater
Guest Relations Manager

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