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Seva Cafe

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Shopper's Plaza, 4th Floor, Chimanlal Girdharlal Road | Opposite Municipal Market, Ahmedabad 380 009 , India
+91 99244 90213
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Sun 19:00 - 22:00
Tue 19:00 - 22:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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146 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Seva Cafe is one of a kind experience, for you to be fully immersed in the dining experience. it works on volunteers and is a good chance to get to meet other people. It's not the ideal sit down restaurant where you just spend time on your own so be prepared for that.

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Bengaluru, India
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I had heard about Seva cafe from my friends in Bangalore. So I thought of visiting the same. It is a concept cafe where you pay whatever you wish to pay out of your heart. I guess everyone who works there is a volunteer though I am not very sure about the same. They serve everything with love. The day... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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420 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

This unique restaurant is based on Gandhijee's principles. The restaurant is run by volunteers. The staff including chef are all volunteers. When the bill comes you will be surprised to see that it is zero. You can pay what you wish. The ambience is nice and there are books all over the place. Sipping tea while reading a book in... More 

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ahmedabad
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

This is an unique restaurant where the staff is completely made up of volunteers. This combined with the pay as you like concept makes every meal do equally good to your mind and heart as with your stomach. There is no fixed menu (As I understood) and as the menu varies from day to day so would the taste. The... More 

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2 Thank Parth M
New York City, New York
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1,313 reviews
663 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

The concept is excellent and worth encouraging, and I am all for it, which is why I made the effort to go here even though it is difficult to find. However, the menu on offer was disappointing. I had no desire to have bean soup and corn rice with some pasta dish, all cooked by Gujju volunteers. I was hoping... More 

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5 Thank ZenHealer7
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

Seva cafe is managed by an NGO. In Seva cafe we can pay whatever we want to after eating. We can volunteer also like cooking and serving. Its very good concept. food is also god there.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

It is really a good place. And also good quality of food. We really enjoy the dinner. I wanna come again again here. It can change your heart.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

Seva Cafe is a great place to eat and to be inspired by generosity and service. Go, eat, volunteer, enjoy!!

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Thank Shtra
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Had the pleasure of understanding Seva Cafe through my daughter's school initiative and her volunteering while in the 2nd grade. She and her friends volunteered to wait the tables and that when we learned that all employees are volunteers. The food that is served don't have a price in the menu. You pay what you wish and as perceived by... More 

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

Almost entirely run by volunteers, Seva Cafe offers a warm welcome and beautiful food. International and local volunteers serve, cook, and clean up in this lovely rooftop environment. It operates on a pay it forward philosophy, where previous diners have paid for your food, and you choose how much you wish to pay - no bill is presented. The menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shopper's Plaza, 4th Floor, Chimanlal Girdharlal Road | Opposite Municipal Market, Ahmedabad 380 009, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Gujarat  >  Ahmedabad
  • Phone Number: +91 99244 90213

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