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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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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible6%
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“indian food” (7 reviews)
“cary street” (3 reviews)
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3033 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met some friends for dinner last Monday. We were the only table which is not usually a good sign. We started with the Aloo Tikki- spiced potatoes rissoles and the Vegetable Pakora-deep fried veggie fritters. Both were very good and flavorful and serve with some...More

Thank Barbie S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food but oddly empty restaurant (just wife and I) ... Great appetizer of meat samosas (just two turnovers containing spiced beef, peas, etc) with a great green sauce. We ordered the Butter Chicken and Chicken Jalferozee - both mild (level 2...not too hot so...More

Thank Chris H
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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