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“Chit Chat & Chai are too good to skip”
Review of The Dhaba

The Dhaba
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Ranked #20 of 885 Restaurants in Tempe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: The embodiment of food in the spirit of the nation is an integral part of its identity. Our Dhaba is the embodiment of Punjabi food and Punjab - a state that has been the envy of the nation (India). In India and Pakistan, highways are dotted with local restaurants popularly known as 'Dhabas', providing local cuisine and serving as stops for truck drivers. Dhabas are traditionally characterized by casual seating on cots (called chaarpai in Hindi) and food prepared in clay ovens (tandoor). Over time Dhabas have come to define a culture, centered on food. Real Punjabi has been influenced by the diverse culinary cultures of Persia, Afghanistan and Central Asia. Punjab provided a conduit to caravans from Bukhara, Kabul & Kashmir. The wonderful frontier foods intertwined with the rich stream of Hindu, Sikh, Pathan, Muslim and Kashmiri migrants enriched the Punjabi cuisine. Our Dhaba food is non monolithic. It's simple. It's rich. It's robust. It's diverse. Please join our chefs and staff to explore real food prepared by real people.
Reviewed 8 March 2010

I found The Dhaba over a year ago. I have tried dishes from all the categories. Fresh ingredients, exotic taste combinations and good sized portions. But, I am crazy about the street treats (Chit Chat). We like to go and order several of these plus naan. If you can only have one, then try the Ambala Tiki Chat. If you want something totally decadent get the Bharwan Paneer Pakora (fried cheese). They have plenty of vegetarian choices as well as some unusual meat offerings like goat. We always order way too much food and take items home. They reheat really well.
We have taken different people with us each time. They all seem to enjoy it as well.

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Thank azshay
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Reviewed 3 October 2009

I went to The Dhaba for the first time tonight and was very pleasantly surprised at the fantastic food, friendly service, and upscale decor. I will definitely go back!

Thank brezi
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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile
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Date of visit: November 2015
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Reviewed 9 September 2015
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Date of visit: August 2015
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