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Cafe Tandoor

96 Barrington Town Sq. Dr. (Rte. 306) Send to Phone
330-562-5334 | Menu
A Westside outpost of the Cleveland Heights original, this spot serves up Indian food in a well-appointed setting.
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Open
Lunch Tues.-Sat., Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Features
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Dining room at Cafe Tandoor, Aurora, OH

Cafe Tandoor Restaurant Review

: Along with spicy aromas, the well-appointed dining room at this Westside version of an Eastside classic is filled with plants, artwork and soothing shades of teal and plum. Here, though, the menu emphasizes the richer, less fiery dishes. Start with the vegetable samosas that come with a trio of sauces, or the papadams, which are chips made from lentil flour that can be roasted or deep-fried. (We prefer fried.) The traditional, pre-dinner bread is especially good; choose the paratha lachhedar (a multi-layered bread brushed with butter), pishori nan (cashew-and-pistachio-crusted naan) or any of the half-dozen other varieties, complementing them with some of the sweet mango chutney. Main courses like butter chicken are rendered all the more appealing by the addition of delicately flavored saffron rice. Expect a vast menu of vegetarian dishes, including baigan bharta (tandoori roasted eggplant with tomatoes, onions and peas) as well as gobi masala (cauliflower sautéed with spices in a rich, aromatic sauce). A brief menu of desserts features homemade ice cream as well as rice pudding with raisins and almonds. A serviceable wine list and full bar are available.

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