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Poppadoms - Taste India!

948 McCurdy Road, #118, Kelowna, British Columbia V1X 2P7, Canada (Highway 97)
(778) 753-5563
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Ranked #25 of 510 Restaurants in Kelowna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Highway 97
Description: Poppadoms is a little family-run restaurant in Kelowna. For us, wholesome food starts with great quality raw ingredients. That’s why we make our own paneer and yoghurt using local dairy. Our naan bread is made using local organic eggs. We only use seafood that’s sustainably caught. Plus, all of our meat is free-range. Where possible, we like to change our menu seasonally to make the most of what the Okanagan and BC has to offer. We want to re-introduce you to Indian food and show you how each region in India is different with tastes, spice blends and techniques.
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English first
Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I love indian food! I grew up on it and can smell a fake a mile away. This place is unique with their recipes and style (very contemporary). It's in the echelon of fine easy indian dining. The family is british but puts many in London, UK to shame. I am going to focus on dishes as I think it... More

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Surrey, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Poppadoms would benefit from a better location, because were it closer to the Lake I think business would be brisk, perhaps allowing them to offer better value. My wife and I had Chicken Tikka, Paneer, and Lamb, all of which were flavourful and pleasant. We also ordered naan, which was dry and crispy rather than being moist and soft. However,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

My family and I have been going to poppadoms since it opened. We loved that their restaurant was family owned and they put love into their food and service. When we last visited poppadoms it was quite different from that; it took ten minutes for is to be seated when it was not busy (the server ignored us and cleaned... More

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Victoria, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

When Poppadoms first opened, we were regulars. The food was always incredible, the flavours were assertive and we found it to be good value for our money. The owners and their family were always present and we found ourselves invited into amazing conversations about their passion for Indian cuisine. We have been impressed by and support Poppadom's passion for local... More

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Kelowna, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I was told that the owner didn't want to put the halibut with mustard sauce on the menu until the right spices arrived from India. It was worth the wait! The fish, the sauce, and the side dishes (mango chutney, raita, and seasonal vegetables from the Okanagan Valley), were all delicious.

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Maple Valley, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Located in a small shopping complex with a movie theater and EnergyPlex, we found the service great and the food even better. The chicken tikka was on par with some of our favorite places back home and the chicken butter cream sauce was great too. The only hesitation would be that the Nan bread was just okay - not bad,... More

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Oliver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We had wanted to visit this restaurant for some time and finally in May of this year we were able to make it for lunch and it was well worth the effort. We found all that we ordered well presented and very much enjoyed the flavours and spices. The portions were somewhat small for my husband and the prices a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Wonderful food, reasonable prices, friendly service. We phoned ahead as we were arriving late. They held the kitchen open beyond usual 9pm close for us to eat. Would recommend!

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Vernon, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We went to this restaurant for the first time last night and it was very good. I have been craving a GOOD butter chicken since The Palace shut down in Vernon and this definitely hit the spot. The menu isn't huge but they have a good selection and the atmosphere is great. Friendly staff and the owners are great. Love... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Four of us ate at this great place this evening. We shared two appies and then ordered individual dishes. Everything was so fresh and very tasty. You can chose what level of hotness. Our server, Janelle, was especially efficient and very personable. A very comfortable place to eat.

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