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Malabar Indian Cuisine

3456 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7529
+1 804-364-7077
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“dosas” (5 reviews)
“naan” (7 reviews)
“chicken korma” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3456 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7529
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was very much looking forward to this dinner. It was good but not great. It was a bit pricey for the portions and surprisingly low in flavor. It was good but not great. Granted I got take out so maybe dining in will be...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We ordered through Ubereats. My chicken korma and my husbands lamb pepper fry dishes were delicious!

Thank MDVA
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I went with my team of 10 people. Food taste was ok . But the service was really bad . We asked for naan and he will take 10 minutes to bring 1 nan cut in four pieces and serve at two ends of the...More

Thank amrendrapratap
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went here as we were having a stop over at a nearby hotel. The owners are very friendly and make sure you find everything to your satisfaction. The food can only be called excellent and we enjoyed a great, delicious dinner at this place....More

1  Thank etwinschm
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had some south Indian vegetarian food Reasonably good and service is a plus point The owner himself enquirer about the food coming to the table ! Good choice for Indian cuisine when in Glen Allen VA

1  Thank Ramasprasad
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Attended a Valentine Day concert by pooja sah talwar. Malabar catered the food. Quite a few items...quality and service was very good :-)

1  Thank Asad Q
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I've been eating at Malabar periodically over the last few years for both lunch and dinner. It never disappoints! It's a family friendly, casual atmosphere...nothing too upscale, but never falls short on flavors and variety. On the weekend they offer a buffet, providing the opportunity...More

1  Thank WatsonFam5
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Went for the lunch buffet, which was quite nice. Enjoyed some uncommon dishes; all of which were very tasty. The staff were very friendly and attentive. One of the few remaining family style Indian restaurants left in Richmond, as most are now more upscale. Nice...More

Thank DharmaKarmaVA
Reviewed 16 December 2016

On the day I went for lunch, they didn’t have the usual buffet, but instead they had a sampling of lots of little items. In the sampling was spicy eggplant, 2 types of curry, creamed spinach, chickpeas, curried potatoes, a serving of fried vegetables, a...More

Thank Just_a_normal_mom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Eating here is like eating at someone's home. Delicious homemade cooking with friendly service! They spice their own chai tea and it's wonderful on a cold night!

Thank mrsnblanc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3456 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7529
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-364-7077
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