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Akbar's Own Dining Lounge

1905 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1Z3, Canada (Kitsilano)
604.736.8180
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Ranked #377 of 2,822 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Kitsilano
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

What an exceptional Indian restaurant this is in Broadway. Was introduced to this restaurant by some friends from work and brought my wife for dinner last night. Both times, service was nothing less than great. The food is also worth coming back for. Indian food can be a bit heavy sometimes due to the amount of gravy and spices that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I cannot eat too much spicy food but was able to eat at Akbars. What I liked about this restaurant was that despite my 'odd' food habits, I was able to find something to eat and actually enjoy it. Not many hot or spicy restaurants can do that. Okay, so enough about me and onto the food. I ordered the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I discovered this gem of an Indian restaurant when I was looking for ethnic food in Vancouver. The food is authentically Indian and fresh. What I like about Akbars is that they make it with just with the right amount of spice to make it tasty (and bearable! I can't eat food that is too spicy). Their butter chicken and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A credible effort with good paneer and other vegetarian options . Definitely one of the best in Vancouver. Service very good to compliment occasion.

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Amar_Maroke, Owner at Akbar's Own Dining Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are delighted to know you enjoyed the food! Hope to see you again soon. More

Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Local friends or anyone visiting from out of town, this is the BEST place in the entire city for food that is amazing, well priced, served with a smile and won't leave you feeling sick. Many places don't have all of this and well sized portions of food. Vegetarian or meat lover - lots of great choices of food that... More

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Amar_Maroke, Owner at Akbar's Own Dining Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! All your kind comments are greatly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back! More

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It was impossible to leave vancouver without visiting an Indian place. No problem for me, as I like all sorts of Asian cuisine, weather it be fusion or traditional. We had made dinner reservations for this restaurant the other night and even called to double-check and confirm our reservation. For being a authentic or as they like to call it,... More

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Amar_Maroke, Owner at Akbar's Own Dining Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad to hear your enjoyed our service and meal. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Vancouver! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I was satisfied with the lunch I had in this restaurant. The papadum (sorry if i misspelled the word!) was a good way to begin our meal, a difference from the usual samosa or pakora I go for. Thankfully, my friend and I did not have to wait too long for our food to come. I don't like waiting too... More

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Amar_Maroke, Owner at Akbar's Own Dining Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are happy you enjoyed the food! I'm sorry to hear that you felt we were overpriced, we do try to keep our prices in line with other restaurants in the city. Once again, thanks for your review! We hope to see you again soon! More

Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Great Butter Prawns! While some of the food items served had us in a bit of a pickle, my friends and I enjoyed our meal overall at this restaurant. the service was prompt for it being a busy night. The vindaloo was too spicy for me, while the butter chicken seemed too creamy for some of my friends. I guess... More

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Amar_Maroke, Owner at Akbar's Own Dining Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are happy you enjoyed the Butter Prawns! We apologize that the service has not been to our usual standard. Your feedback makes us better, please know that we appreciate it! Once again, thanks for your review. Hope to see you again soon! More

Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I enjoyed my butter chicken so much! was my first time in this restaurant but loved it: cozy place, delicious food and very friendly staff!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I don't know if this was a strategy to make their food seem tastier, but i found their dishes to be way too spicy! Their lamb curry was really tasty, albiet too spicy! The same can be said of their chicken methi. That being said, I liked their drinks (a local beer from India, personal recommendation from the waiter) and... More

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Additional Information about Akbar's Own Dining Lounge

Address: 1905 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1Z3, Canada
Phone Number: 604.736.8180
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
Cuisine: Indian

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