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373 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0K1, Canada
+1 613-233-0303
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10:30 - 10:30
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Ordered delivery from here. $45 and it was the skimpiest portions of food. $13 for butter chicken that doesn't even come with rice, I'd expect more than half a chicken breast's worth of meat. Not to mention it took an hour and a half to be delivered.

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2 Thank Adrian L
Niagara Falls
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We ordered tandoori chicken with gravy, Naan and Aloo Gobi. The food was very tasty and price was reasonable.

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Thank Tsultim
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Well visiting Ottawa from Toronto and was looking to get some Indian food and only place open was basmati. Bad idea I should have just walked out but decided to stay as the kids were hungry. Terrible staff very rude I ordered briyani, butter chicken and tandoori chicken with naan (only thing that was ok) One last the worst briyani... More 

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2 Thank saadba
Bengaluru, India
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Good vegetarian North indian good. The staff and chefs are pretty accommodative. Small place, most of the seat are taken. Recommend a takeaway.

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Thank ArchSurh
Ottawa, Canada
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Far more take-out oriented, with an eat-in option that seemed secondary (and with significantly higher prices). Chicken curry and lamb korma were okay, but nothing spectacular, and they forgot my naan order. Mango lassi was pre-made for take-out and that's what we were served eating-in. Would only go back for take-out platters, as they seemed a better match for value.

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Thank elminowski
Ottawa, Canada
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Today I ordered butter chicken with rice for take out. Apparantly this comes with salad on the side, which would be nice except 'salad' means lettuce with some carrot pieces and no dressing at all. The butter chicken barely had enough sauce to cover the chicken, let alone the rice they served under it. The taste of the sauce was... More 

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1 Thank Nyssa_Elizabeth
Ottawa, Canada
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91 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015

I ordered here for delivery tonight. Got two orders of Naan, two of popadoms, a butter chicken and a chicken masala. Total price $38. So let me just say that I love Indian food and have ordered it in Ottawa many times. What I received was soggy naan and tiny TINY portions of food. I mean...oh my god how is... More 

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Thank susanr0se
Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

After moving to Ottawa, I tried 7 or 8 Indian places, since I'm an Indian food maniac. I just love the stuff but was having trouble finding a place where they really had nice recipes with real taste and cooked to perfection. Well, this is it and, bonus, it's near my place. Difficult parking, though. It's a very modest place... More 

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Thank Diane G
Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Great tasting stuff, very decent prices, friendly staff, pretty quick service. A good-sized menu. Naan is a bit pricey, but everything else is very well priced. Very good quality! Date attended is approximate.

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1 Thank davosseaworth
Toronto, Canada
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425 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Humans have been mixing it up with food traditions for thousands of years, but recently we've become a little precious about it. In my book on world food themes, called the No Nonsense Guide to World Food, I call this tradition fusion. Some know this as a new trend by gourmet chefs but it's really a product of people migrating... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Indian, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 10:30
Monday
10:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 10:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 10:30
Thursday
10:30 - 10:30
Friday
10:30 - 10:30
Saturday
10:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-0303

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