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El Parador

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
off Parade Kothi, Maldahiya | Lahurabir, Varanasi, India
+91 98394 33861
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
off Parade Kothi, Maldahiya | Lahurabir, Varanasi, India
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place when we were looking for somewhere to eat before a long night train, and it was more than we could have hoped for. The food was wonderful and Paul and his son Ziggy were great hosts, who were very interesting and...More

Thank blueberrypie95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is real GEM of Varanasi among so many local restaurants. Offering STEAKS like BELGIUM. ITALIAN so authentic as I got pasta AL Dante. Must recommended for travellers traveling and really foodie. Must go. Big thumps up to the family for giving me familiar ambience.

Thank Ringo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing, wish I had the recipe to make the vegetarian moussaka, it was so tasty. The restaurant is on a roof top, small, family run and very pretty at night. I would definitely go back.

Thank Bronya J
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Who eats Steaks in Banaras? Well not many people do and that’s why this place is an obscured gem. Just walking distance from the station, this place is not hard to find if you rely on GPS. However, if you ask local people around, there...More

Thank Abhijeet B
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. The staff are brilliant. The place is clean and amazing food. Plenty of choice and everyone in our over 10 people group enjoyed their food . We were gutted to be moving on with our tour and not able to go...More

Thank EmmaH1986
Reviewed 28 December 2017

loved the quality and taste of food , they served me like family. Ambiance is great and full of foreigners

Thank TravellersofGuwahati
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner tonight at El Parador and the food was fantastic, feels like a home cooked meal and the family who run it are awesome and very funny and welcoming. There is an extensive range of food on offer. Great ambiance and very authentic family....More

1  Thank Warren W
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Perhaps it’s nice because it’s run by a local family, but if this local family tries to rip you off by changing the prices at checkout and using a higher than usual tax rate then this restaurant only deserves one star in my book. I...More

Thank Walter d
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely family run restaurant, the food was absolutely delicious we loved it (we had the soup as it was lunch time) Fresh, home made, big potions :-) Thanks again!

1  Thank FayeV87
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We went for a 1 month trip around India. We visited Kolkata, Rajasthan (Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodpur, Pushkar), Agra Varanasi and finally Goa. Varanasi was in the 3rd quarter of our trip so we were kind of low in proteins, if you know what I mean...More

1  Thank Susana S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: off Parade Kothi, Maldahiya | Lahurabir, Varanasi, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 98394 33861
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