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Govindas Vegetarian Buffet

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212 Somerset Street East, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-565-6544
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Miss your moms cooking? Being away from home may worsen your diet but this place is a nutritious& delicious alternative to eating out elsewhere. it is $5 for rice, some curries, veggies and banana bread usually for dessert. The food options do not change too often so you might not want to go there every day (you'd get sick of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

great taste, variety of choices, healthy, very positive atmosphere, staff is very polite. Good service and the portions are generous too. Price is very affordable. Actually they should be charging more for such good food and nice portion. Will go again next time I am in Ottawa.

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Mirabel, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

Tiny self-serve indian buffet, with a student co-op feel to it. I loved the dal soup, the rice was good, and both curries were quite tasty. The pasta salad was nice, the garden salad was a bit watery, and the banana cake was somewhat bland yet fresh. Really can't complain for $7 !!! Not sure how much the menu varies,... More 

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4 Thank Guy L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2013

If you're happy to take pot-luck with your meal, this is a great find. When we visited there were two curried veg dishes, dhal, rice, salads, and banana cake - eat as much as you like for just $7. As a vegetarian I love finding little Hare Krishna cafes, and the food here was really tasty and fresh.

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4 Thank rachelcotterill
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2010

This place is great if you are saving pennies. It is very close to OttawaU and is all you can eat for 7$ (or 5$ if you are a full time student with ID proof). There are only 7 items on the menu (including one dessert). Come here is you like curries: there are 2 choices every night. It is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Somerset Street East, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-565-6544

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