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“Pretty good halal spicy desi food”
Review of Pakwan Restaurant

Pakwan Restaurant
Ranked #35 of 550 Restaurants in Fremont
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had a bunch of things including the chicken tikka masala, karahi chicken, mango lassi (very nice), kebabs, naans etc. Only reason i didnt give 5 stars was coz the order was not exact - but the food was poppin'

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Thank RyanKNJ
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

if you like bheja, you have to come here. Their tandoori tagdi chicken whole is delicious. The Biryani is marginal. I've tried their bhuna gosh, that's pretty good. Their owners and cooks are from Pakistan so they make food in whole spices which have a unique flavor when they pop open in the heat.

Thank Harpal K
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Knowing that we were going to be in Fremont, I looked up to find a restaurant with good ratings and ample veggie options. We ordered butter chicken, paneer makhani and tandoori chicken with garlic naans. The gravy for both the dishes was very similar which came as a surprise. Tandoori chicken was really good. The garlic naan even though good was not the best I have had in South Bay. Overall average tasting food. As far as cleanliness goes, one would have to over look a few things. The table wasn't wiped clean and dishes at other tables sat for the time we were there. There were several take out orders and now I know why.

Thank Ninaad D
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

As a regular customer of Pakwan for many years, I am amazed at their consistent taste and quality of food served. They are without doubt one of the best places for North Indian/Pakistani Tandoori cuisine. A little over a year ago, they began accepting credit cards which was a huge relief.

The Tandoori fish and the chicken boti kenabs are my favorites. And off course the timeless taste of their classic Butter chicken will leave you desiring for more.Try their hot and fresh garlic naan (Flatbread) straight out of the tandoor oven. Avoid peak times in the evenings and on weekends as wait times can stretch to over half hour. Great place to order food to go.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have been visiting Pakwan since 2009, whenever I find myself in the Bay Area. If you are in Fremont and couldn't go, this is a gem you will be sorry you missed. The service is fast, and the food comes out hot. BONUS, there is hot chai while you wait. They sometimes run out of mutton by dinner time, so come by for lunch if you're craving delicious goat. Their biryani portions are splendid and the food is always seasoned perfectly.

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