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Tandoori Chef 2

6 1/2 Highland Pl, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2508
+1 973-763-6770
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“raita” (3 reviews)
“gulab jamun” (2 reviews)
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6 1/2 Highland Pl, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2508
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Reviewed yesterday

i had a lamb vindaloo, followed by ice cream. vindaloo tasted great. service friendly, and attentive. relaxed atmosphere. will return. recommended.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 11 December 2017

we nearly missed the deadline with the elder not wanting us to dine, but thankfully, two of the younger generation, made us welcome, and had us seated promptly. we had dal fry, beef vindaloo, raita, and gulab jamun. the food was tasty, as usual, the...More

Thank BuddhistNYC
TandooriChef, Manager at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We're glad we were able to accommodate you and give you a well-deserved dining experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Haven't been to this local Inian sretaurant for several years. under new management, and much improved. we had lamb vindaloo, daal fry, and gulab jamun, with vanilla ice cream. food was delicious, service friendly, and inviting. atmosphere relaxed. will return. highly recommended.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Not Indian but been indulging in Indian for 30 + years. This place is good. Tandoori is a little too juicy for my tastes, but it's better juicy than tough. Tikka Masala is excellent, naan is good. BYOB makes it an easy choice. I've had...More

Thank ROCKintheUSA2
TandooriChef, Owner at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you so much for your honest and positive feedback! We really appreciate it and genuinely look forward to having you stopping by again!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Average food. Helpful waitress once, lazy waiter once. Management keeps tips. No wonder service is grim. High priced and unwilling to alter menu choice for dietary needs . will not return. Friends will not return.

Thank MJ J
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We were craving some Indian food and thought we would try this place out. We loved everything for the samosas to the two entrees we tried. The Tandoori chicken was perfect and the butter chicken was excellent. The staff was nice and the place was...More

Thank Runnerny2244
TandooriChef, Owner at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for your positive and encouraging review! We genuinely appreciate it and look forward to having you stop by and see us again. (Veggie Samosas and Butter Chicken are my favorite, as well!) Thank you again!

Reviewed 14 May 2017

My daughter was in from California and wanted Indian food. We are able to walk to Tandori Chef 2 from home, so off we went. A bonus, by the way, since parking has become so difficult in downtown Maplewood. I have no complaints. The service...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I was visiting Family, and i wanted Indian restaurant food. This was the closest joint. We ordered take-out. I was specific that i wanted it spicy. But my food was not spicy, there is slight sweetness in their dishes. Their Chicken Tandoori was done good....More

Thank Kodynya
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I wish this place were less expensive, as I love Indian cuisine. I have been here several times and each time I am here, the buffet is advertised, but not available (not sure why). This forces us to eat off the menu, which although extensive...More

Thank YayeMama
TandooriChef, Public Relations Manager at Tandoori Chef 2, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

YayeMama, We are sorry for the concerns you have for our restaurant. I know we have had the buffet in the past, however it has been gone for more than a year now. If you find these advertisements, I would mush appreciate if you would...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I order from here and prefer it over the local options closer to home. We have to order more than $35 to get delivery but that's not an issue. The other night though, I ordered, told it may be up to an...More

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

Scott S, Thank you for the review, and I would fortunately like to inform you that there has been newer management since your experience. We can only hope that this situation will not happen again and do appreciate your contribution to our business. Please feel...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 1/2 Highland Pl, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2508
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Maplewood
  • Phone Number: +1 973-763-6770
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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.
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