1001 Pacific Ave Ste A, Atlantic City, NJ | Directions 0840139.362783 -74.422266
Mon. - Sun. 11am - 12pm
Overall not a pleasant experience: Detailed review here – First impression walking in: outdated decor, not welcoming at all. Very bland furniture, would not be surprised if it was second hand from a pizza parlor that went out of business. We were the only customers there when we arrived at around 6:30pm on a Saturday night. So far, bad feelings.
Food: buffet style and at a reasonable price for all-you-can-eat. What really irked me was that they used Styrofoam plates and plastic utensils at their buffet. At that point I really wanted to leave, but since it was the closest restaurant and had not eaten all day, I decided to cope. Boy, was that a bad move...
Food was edible, but since I never had Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi food prior to coming here, I can't base it off of anything.
Onto the worst part of the outing: Out of the 5 people in my party, only 3 of us ate. One of my friends who did not have his own plate tried some of my food (about two or three bites) because he too never had this type of cuisine before and did not want to pay for something he would not like. Turns out, he did not like it because it was too spicy so he decided to not order buffet.
As we were leaving and paying our bill, the host bombarded us at the door saying that my friend mentioned above had to pay the full price for buffet because he ate food. I tried to explain the situation (and keep in mind- i never went up for a second helping so it wasn't like i was trying to cheat the guy), but he was not receptive at all and, excuse my language, but he was being a real a**hole about it. He would not let us leave until my friend paid the $11.95+tax for literally a few morsels of mediocre food. I understand you cannot share a buffet plate (duh!), but my friend wanted to try before he buy (wouldn't anyone?)
Giving a one star for this restaurant is generous. I am not one to hop on a restaurant site like this and write reviews, but I felt so strongly to write about my experience because I don't want anyone else to be burdened with the same fate. And if you are desperate for food like we were and are in the same situation, please let them know ahead of time that someone wants to try before they buy. They may be OK with it, but due to my experience, I would not hold my breath.
Please Avoid – non-professional setup in terms of service and sub-standard food quality. Definitely not recommended unless there is no other eatery open.
Not capable of catering – I just had them catered food for 300 people for our mosque. The chicken they used in the entire menu was extremely sub class. Hardly any meat with plenty of ribs and bones. Biryani was not fresh and was smelly. Tandoori Nan hard and dry. Simply very dishonest, mean and untrusted people. Will have nothing to do with them in future and will not recommend them to anyone.
Very good Food Highly Recommended – I had a good time their. It was just acroos the street of Taj Mahal Casino. The food was great. They need to work on their interior Renovation.
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