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Cheap Eats 2013: Angeethi
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 18, 2013
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Angeethi - Herndon
Address: 645 Elden St., Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: 703-796-1527
Neighborhood: Reston/Herndon
Cuisines: Indian
Opening Hours: Lunch Monday through Friday 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM; Saturday and Sunday 12 to 3. Dinner Sunday through Thursday 5 to 10; Friday and Saturday 5 to 10:30.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Intimate
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Chili pakoras; sabzi pakoras; papadi chaat, a chutney-strewn potato salad; shrimp korma; dhaniawala korma; Balti-style goat; Balti-style dal; bhangan bharta; makhani dishes with chicken or paneer; gosht Madras; spicy lamb with shredded coconut; naan, roti
Price Details: Starters, $3.99 to $9.99; main courses, $9.99 to $22.99.
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

With its heavy, hand-carved wooden doors and copper goddess statuettes, this is one of the most palatial settings in which to find a $4 appetizer. Curries are assertive—the chicken makhani is tangier and more tomatoey than most—and there are good versions of naanand mint paratha to dunk into them. The kitchen is equally adept with the fryer, turning out crisp, chickpea-battered chilies and chicken-stuffed samosas.

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