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Indian restaurants

THE COPPER CHIMNEY

567 Hornby Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-689-8862 Web: http://www.copperchimney.ca/ Twitter: @CopperChimney_1 Advice: Reservations suggested. As I entered this grande dining room which boasts an impressive staircase to an upstairs seating area, I was struck with an immediate warmth of the room…

NIRVANA RESTAURANT

2313 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 872-8779 Web: http://www.nirvanarestaurant.ca/ Twitter: @NirvanaOnMain Advice: Reservations suggested. Specify the spice (heat) level for the dishes you order. Share dishes with your friends. Located in the heart of the Mount Pleasant neighborhood is the longest…

SHANTIS CURRIES

4191 Main St, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-7699 Web: http://shantiscurries.com/ Twitter: @ShantisCurries Advice: Communal tables for sharing. No reservations. Bring your own wine (they provide the glasses. And if you can’t finish the bottle they will re-cork it and seal it for you…

KILIMANJARO SNACK HOUSE

789 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel: 604-559-7050 Web: www.killisnackhouse.com Twitter: @KiliSnackHouse Advice: Small with limited seating, no reservations. So fortunate we are to have restaurants that are off the beaten path, somewhat hidden offering delicious food from their home country. I found…

Palki Restaurant Tasting in North Van

I was invited in to dine with a group of media recently at Palki Restaurant in North Vancouver to taste some of their dishes. 1st dish: Meat Samosas – Deep fried pastries filled with minced meat, onions, cilantro and green peas…

SIDDARTHAS INDIAN KITCHEN

2066 Commercial Dr, Vancouver Tel: (604) 215-7556 Web: http://siddharthaskitchen.com/ Twitter: @ChefSiddharthas Advice: Share dishes with friends. The Drive as it’s often described to the locals is a neighborhood which is filled with a variety of ethnic eateries. You can eat…

PALKI RESTAURANT

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1130 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel: 604-215-1130 Web: http://www.palkirestaurant.com/ Twitter: @PalkiRestaurant Advice: Specify the spice (heat) level for the dishes you order. Share dishes with your friends. I have fond memories of visits to London years…

SANAFIR

UPDATED 11/21/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1026 Granville Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-678-1049 Web: www.sanafir.ca Twitter: @glowbal_group Advice: Reserve one of the upstairs ‘beds’ for that special occasion. I love this room with the high ceilings, motifs and Middle-Eastern decor. The kitchen…

Atithi Celebrates 2 Years

On Monday February 7, I attended the 2nd Anniversary Multi-Course Bengali dinner hosted by Atithi Indian Restaurant in Kitsilano. They invited some media friends to a 7 course tasting menu to celebrate their anniversary. Chef Roy Abhishek welcomed everyone and…

MASALA CHAI

UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1102 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-9001 Web: www.masalachai.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Order one of the curry specials. Most of the food is soy free. I was happy to visit Chef Roy Abhishek’s recently opened Indian snack…

ORIGINAL TANDOORI KITCHEN

7215 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-327-8900 Web: http://www.originaltandoori.com/pdf/MenuVcr.pdf Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested. With many Indian restaurants on this stretch of Main Street, finding the best one can daunting. The other night my friend Debby and I dined at this…

CURRY 2 U

281-1689 Johnston Street , Vancouver Tel: 604-662-7778 Web: http://curry2you.com/ Twitter: @curry2u Advice: Check out Tiffin Thursdays. Open market hours. Located inside the Granville Island Public Market is a fairly small kiosk serving up tasty Indian dishes, I’ve eaten here several…

EAST IS EAST

4413 Main St, Vancouver Tel: 604-879-2020 Web: http://www.eastiseast.ca/ Advice: No reservations, sit anywhere you wish and have a taste of their chai. I’ve been coming here ever since they opened this eastside location where I love the ambience and the…

INDIA BISTRO

1157 Davie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-684-6342 Web: http://www.indiabistro.ca/ Advice: Specify the spice (heat) level for the dishes you order. Share dishes with your friends. Best to come for dinner. I have dined here many times over the years and always…

CAMY’S PIZZA

5688 Fraser Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-324-2200 Web: www.camyspizza.com Advice: Call ahead for pick-up or delivery. 2 for 1 Pizza Deals are the way to go. Places that specialize in Take Out Pizza are a dime a dozen around Vancouver, I…

An Indian Tasting Dinner at Jolly’s

I dined with a group of media friends recently at Jolly’s, a wonderful restaurant in Kitsilano that is a purveyor of fine Indian cuisine. Although we had a select menu, we were often surprised to see more and more dishes…

ATITHI

2445 Burrard street, Vancouver Tel: 604-731-0221 Web:  http://www.atithi.ca/ Twitter: @eatindianatithi Advice: Their online menu seems to offer different items than the restaurant menu, if you like a dish that you don’t see in the restaurant just ask. I am happy…

VIJ’S RANGOLI

1488 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-736-5711 Web: http://www.vijsrangoli.ca/ Advice: They don’t’ take reservations. Located next door to the sister restaurant Vij’s, Rangoli is the more casual of the two, a gem that is bright and colourful with an open…

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