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Farouk's House of India

3033 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3501
+1 804-355-0378
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible7%
16 Mar 2017
“Dinner was decent”
11 Feb 2017
“Indian on Cary street”
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$$ - $$$
3033 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3501
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by while visiting Richmond for a weekend. The service was amazing - but we were also the only people in the restaurant. The portions were very filling - if you like Indian food, specify while you're ordering to get more flavor- I know that...More

Thank Megan N
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went for dinner. Arrived at 6:30 and the place was deserted! However, the food was delicious, service was great, and prices were okay.

Thank Meaghan M
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Ate the lunch buffet. Just awful! One of the worst Indian restaurants I have ever been to. The saag was like algae slime and the food was so bland. Maybe off the menu is better.

Thank Leafygirl13
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Unpretentious surroundings. Great service (particularly when the owner is ther which is 90% of the times I have visited). Excellent value for your money. I love the food. The lunch buffet is wonderful, enough variety and a quick visit when you are busy. I look...More

Thank 1Sleepless
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here for 20 years and the food, service and ambiance is always excellent. The lunch buffet is small but varied and a great value.

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Small intimate twelve table venue on a vibrant shopping street. Nice attentive server/owner. Eight small containers on the buffet steam table, lots of sauce, not much meat. The dishes used a common spice that made them indistinguishable in flavor, none had heat. The cooking style...More

Thank DrBeenThere
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Had a window seat overlooking Carry street a few evenings ago. Owner was attentive, we had drinks and complementary papadums as soon as we were seated. Food was delicious, place is clean, comfortable and in a great location. Definitely a repeat for when we want...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I lived in Richmond many years ago and used to eat regularly at Farouk's. A trip to Richmond this past Thanksgiving led to me making a special trip to Farouk's to see how much it had changed. The answer is,

2  Thank William R
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Myself and boyfriend, decided to introduce one of our friends to try Indian food. We were in the Carytown area, so we figured this Indian restaurant had to be as good as other places we've tried in the area, but we were wrong. My friend...More

1  Thank CieraPope
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Three of us had dinner tonight at Farouk's, which we've enjoyed before, and I wonder if it's under new management. I seem to remember that we liked the food much better in the past, but this was okay. We had Lamb Biryani and tasty naan...More

Thank Lucy5109
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3033 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3501
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-355-0378
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