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Darbar Restaurant

3-479 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1C3, Canada
+1 613-548-7053
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“butter chicken” (11 reviews)
“biryani” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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3-479 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1C3, Canada
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

A friend had ordered Chicken Tikka. It was completely white, no Tikka flavor at all. When asked, the manager said that's all what they can made. We asked if they could make it any more spicy in any other way, he said no bluntly. He...More

Thank Member31
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Chose Darbar for my birthday dinner. The atmosphere is nothing special but the food is always great! The prices are comparable or perhaps even a little less expensive with other like restaurants in Kingston. We have eaten here for years and have never left disappointed.

1  Thank Travelslots222
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This place has the best Indian food in Kingston. We live an hour away and its worth the drive when craving Indian food. Decent sized portions. I had the chicken korma and the chicken was cooked perfectly, the temperature was perfect, and I am looking...More

2  Thank LMcVL
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The family wanted Indian food which I hadn't had in a while so what the heck. Like the title says, the decor could use some sprucing up but it's clean and functions as it should. The food though...that is where Darbar shined. First off please...More

Thank Lyge
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Ordered lamb vindaloo after hearing good things about it. Was not impressed. The meat was not tender and it was not very spicy at all. It tasted liked oily, sour lamb. There was a good amount of meat which is nice, but I would have...More

Thank jazrocks39
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had one wobble in 2014, but since then we have consistently had the most excellent food from Darbar. The meat is always tender, the food always tasty, and there is nowhere else in the City that consistently comes up with the goods

1  Thank Henry A
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place. The food was awesome, I ordered the beef vanidaloo with rice and it was awesome, with extra spice. Paired with their house wine. Highly recommended

Thank BunnieMaye
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Every time my husband and I come here I am always impressed with the food and service. Both are excellent! It's definitely our favourite Indian restaurant in Kingston.

Thank Louisa J
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I was in Kingston on a food and sightseeing trip recently and Darbar was on my list of must visits. This was because they had quite an attractive vegetarian menu with so many options to choose from. It's great to have choices as opposed to...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I ordered the Chicken Biryani for dinner. The staff was very polite. I liked the oriental music that was playing in the background and the great food topped it all!

Thank Arjun K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$15 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-479 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Downtown Kingston
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-548-7053
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Darbar is an intimate experience providing spiced-to-order Indian fare, specializing in tandoori & vegetarian dishes. Darbar uses only the freshest ingredients, and chooses organic ingredients whenever possible. We offer takeout and delivery within Kingston.
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