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2900 Valley Ave, Winchester, VA 22601-2632
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 20:30
Mon 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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Winchester, VA
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ginger Cauliflower is a fantastic appetizer which I have not had elsewhere. The Salmon was very nicely spiced but not overpowered at level 7 and the rice pudding on the pie was a great way to wrap up the meal. I also look forward to seeing how they compare on my more traditional favorites.

Thank miltonp
Northern Virginia
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Don't let the storefront or location fool you, this restaurant could compete handily with the best Indian restaurants in DC. Atmosphere smaller, more intimate, absolutely wonderful owners. They welcome you personally then ask what you like. He is very good at suggesting just the rights things for your palette. His use of spices is phenomenal. A true pleasure, without all... More 

Thank devilinthedetails
Winchester, Virginia
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This small, locally-owned restaurant is cozy with a varied menu. The chef and owner care about their customers. They can adjust the spiciness to individual preference. There is a selection of beer and wine if you want an alcoholic beverage.

Thank Alice I
Winchester, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I've been a few times and the staff is always attentive and cheerful. The atmosphere is fantastic and the decor a feast for the eyes. Shiv, the owner and chef is always a jovial fellow. And the food is always a celebration for the palate. This truly is some of the best Indian cuisine outside of India that I have... More 

Thank Alton V
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89 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I like the cozy feel of this place -- The Lamb Vindaloo was great, for a bit spicer try number 15 Spice. The wings were a surprise very flavorful Overall a good experience, I definitely would return to try more Dishes. Service was well-timed and friendly, I definitely recommend this as a great Indian restaurant.

Thank Mrbmist
Level Contributor
91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Shiv, the chef and owner, is amazing. He goes to every table and personally greets the guests, and remembers names! More importantly, since this is a restaurant, he also informs about the food and will modify to what you want. My dad, who has very sensitive digestion, had a special made meal which he enjoyed. As with probably any Indian... More 

Thank JustAnotherTraveler1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I have tried different Indian food around the US but is not even close . Great people and I have a very good time .

Thank Violet M
Front Royal, Virginia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Everything about my dinner at Sona was remarkable. The service was attentive without being intrusive. The place was spotlessly clean and inviting. The Chef/owner was friendly and informative about spice levels (you can order it from mild to very hot) and food drink pairings. I had the pork chops and they were so tender you didn't need a knife. I... More 

Thank TheHeyseed
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Honestly, you can't get better than this place. The food is very very very good. Incredible flavor pairings and very well prepared. The staff cannot be any nicer and more accommodating. The atmosphere is very warm and inviting. I love the "umbrella" decorations over the lights! I've been here a few times now and each time I try something new,... More 

Thank Nicole T
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I've never had a bad meal at Sona. There is a bit of a wait, as the food is not quickly prepared, but it is well worth it the time!

Thank Mary C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Valley Ave, Winchester, VA 22601-2632
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester

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