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India Gate Restaurant

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286 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
+1 709-753-6006
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The lunch buffet is renowned in St. John's. Plan early if you are going. The food here is heavenly and if you choose from the regular menu you will not be disappointed. We went here on many occasions for lunch and supper and it truly is a wonderful food experience if you love Indian food and spice.

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Thank a_h_22_709
Inverurie, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Went here for the lunch buffet and was very impressed with the flavour of dishes. Small selection to choose from, but the quality was fantastic.

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Thank Bonnyman
Mount Pearl, Canada
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

India Gate serves consistently delicious food. They have a great lunch buffet during the week which offers a variety of options for those who are new to Indian food. The service in impeccable whether for the lunch buffet or for evening dining. The atmosphere is inviting and authentic Indian music will be heard as you dine. I have always enjoyed... More 

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Thank NLJackie71
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This a the best Indie food on the Island. Great hot selections good place for groups or couples. Great lunch specials too

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Thank bdivmedia
st. John's
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Two years ago my wife and I spent six weeks in India. Our first time there. Our experience was wonderful and the food was wonderful. When we walked into this restaurant on Duckworth Street I was instantly re-living my experience in India. It was the aroma, the atmosphere, and the food that did it. They serve excellent Indian food. We... More 

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Thank QuidiVidiBeer
Charlottetown, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

India Gate is definitely not the cheapest restaurant you could go to by far. But there's a good reason it costs so much - quality. I went here in January with my girlfriend and we had the butter chicken. This was very possibly the greatest meal I've ever had. Everything was absolutely delicious. I've only been once and it wasn't... More 

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Thank Alex B
St. John's, Canada
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Been to this restaurant a few times over the past couple of years and the food and service have always been good. This time a bunch of us went to celebrate a birthday and were not disappointed. All dishes were good but I especially like the butter chicken. While the prices are not cheap, if the food and service remain... More 

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Thank BigBear50
St. John's, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Dropped in for lunch without a reservation but the staff found a spot for the two of us after a short wait. The buffet menu is tasty and moderately spiced and priced. The evening menu at this restaurant contains dishes that can be served "Indian" hot. Only complaint is the tight spacing of the tables and tight access to the... More 

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Thank Mu G
Lunenburg, Canada
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We did take put. It seemed pricey but is ended up doing us for two meals. Hot hot beef, curry, butter chicken, rice and mulligatawny soup. Yum. Highly recommend.

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Thank John G
St. John's, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We went to India Gate for the buffet lunch. The staff are friendly and the buffet is pleasant, with Tandoori Chicken, and assorted Indian standards. Everything is fresh, tasty and well prepared. For a more imaginative experience, I suggest the a la carte menu. There is also a take out service. I have ordered takeout on several occasions and have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-753-6006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?