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A Taste Of India Restaurant

1282 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
(604) 682-3894
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Ranked #725 of 2,799 restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Jupiter, Florida, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were walking around looking for a restaurant for dinner and my wife pointed out A Taste of India Restaurant. We were having an early dinner so we were the only people in the restaurant. Although several people stopped in for take out. The atmosphere was nice, service good, and the food was good. My wife (who likes Indian food)... More

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Canberra, Australia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

On the last night of a 6 week holiday I just felt like Indian for dinner. As my accommodation was on Robson Street I didn't have far to walk until I found this. They had quite an extensive menu, so plenty to choose from. My lamb samosas were crisp with plenty of lamb filling. The butter chicken, which I ordered... More

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Ferndale, Washington
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97 reviews 97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

On a family trip to Vancouver, we were walking down Robson at lunchtime looking for a place to eat and saw Taste of India. We decided to give it a try. The sign in the window mentioned "lunch special $6.99" so we figured it must be worth at least that. Turns out that there are about 5 or 6 items... More

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I was lured in by the editorial in the window which commended the restaurant,. I had a takeaway , vegetable biryani. It was a large portion, but I was distressed to find that the biryani sauce was not served seperately, so ended up with a mixed vegetable rice. The peshwari nan was mostly inedible, very dry, little coconut or honey... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I agree absolutely with the comments of the Indian reviewer earlier. This was the worse meal I have ever had at any Indian restaurant anywhere. Coming from the UK, I think I know a thing or two about a decent curry. The starters of vegetable samosas and onion bhajis were tasteless and covered in a horrible thick batter which was... More

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New Delhi, India
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103 reviews 103 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We were staying in Hotel Blue Horizon Vancouver when we found this hotel on other side of road.We found the same very convenient.The food was good. But you need to specify how hot you want your dish to be.This is important factor to specify before ordering.We found some one ordering chicken masala with very hot gravy and man we found... More

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Red Deer, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Entriely average. Maybe better if you're there for onions rather than meat. Flavours were OK but the balance was off.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This was my third meal at the restaurant (I eat there every time I'm in Vancouver). It is very near the hotel I always stay at and the selection of food is extensive, so I can always find something new and interesting to suit my mood of the evening. Watching Bollywood movies on the large flat-screen TV is fun, too.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Before I start, let me just say by blowing my own horn, that I reckon Im a kind of a specialist in Indian food and restaurants. Having lived in London, UK for many years, and having been to 1000s of restaurants there, I think I know what Im talking about when it comes down to Indian! This place, is located... More

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New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We were in a hurry during our last night in Vancouver and we discovered this eatery across the street from the Blue Horizon Hotel. Very clean, nice atmosphere, friendly, fast service AND the food we had, chosen from a huge selection of dishes, was very tasty and substantial. Dinner for two was $32 plus tax and tip. Quite reasonable for... More

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