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13949 Metrotech Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-3239
+1 703-817-7755
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Really disappointed with the food and service, not much of veggie options and that too were not up to the mark. I went with my friend yesterday and regretted on my decision.

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Thank Atul C
Bengaluru, India
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

I was pleasantly surprised to see this restaurant. I know a Karaikudi restaurant in Chennai, which is run by the Shyam Group. While I do not know whether this is under the same management, the food was excellent. The Mutton Pepper Fry and the Koli Kulambu were delicious !

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Thank mallempk
Washington DC
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

I had heard about this restaurant, and wanted to try it out, especially the Chicken Chettinad dish. So I was but disappointed when I walked in for a Sunday buffet and didn't find it in the buffet. I was asking the person in charge if it would be available á la carte, and he simply accommodated us by saying he... More 

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Dallas, TX
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167 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013

Every morsel was a treat, especially my chicken curry with a collection of delicious side dishes. (I can't remember whether they called it "chicken meal" or "chicken dish.") If I lived nearby, I could become a regular. As it was, it was a short, easy walk from Comfort Suites Dulles Airport. Walk elsewhere if you don't like spice.

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Thank Lalo_de_Mexico
Hawaii
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116 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

Flavorful tasty Indian curry are very tasty and fresh. Nice ambiance, courteous staff. Delighted to savor the tasty curry Goat curry, Egg curry. These are few bests in the buffet menu and there were plenty to choose from masal vada, pakodas, naan, jeera rice, fried rice, veg curry, and delicious carrot halwa, rice pudding,. Egg plant curry had smokey taste... More 

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Thank USValib
USA
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

We usually order take out from this restaurant and every time it is a hit! The food is very spicy but nice spiced and flavored in comparison to other indian restaurants. I've had the chicken biryani, paneer makhani, vegetable kootu and the payason . The only thing i haven't liked there is the lassi, it had an odd taste.

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Thank L2santhanam
Fairfax, Virginia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2013

It used to be good, but looks like they have modified some menu items and it is not good. I will never go there any more until they change back to old menu.

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Thank chandragc
Fairfax, Virginia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

Excellent food. we are vegetarians and love the barotta and kara kuzhambhu and panner makhini. Our kids / family simply love it!

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Thank chandragc
Union City, New Jersey, United States
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806 reviews
541 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

You need to take two things into account before going to Karaikudi 1. This is not your typical Americanized Indian food. It is from a southern region and though you may see some familiar looking items, these are not tailored to watered down creamy American tastes and are quite authentic. 2. This food is hot!!! Like atomic tears streaming down... More 

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Thank Tyler L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012

Anyone who is interested in trying out some delicious and more unusual (in the United States) Indian foods should definitely come to Karaikudi -- especially to the weekend lunch buffet, which allows you to sample many different vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes (for just $13). This place gets very crowded on the weekends, though, so either show up right at noon,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13949 Metrotech Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-3239
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Chantilly
  • Phone Number: +1 703-817-7755

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