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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 #363 of 2,869 Restaurants in Vancouver
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Kitsilano
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Nice restaurant with friendly staff. The owner was very helpful and friendly. I was looking for some simple indian food and that is what I found here. Aloo gobi and korma were good, just found the butter chicken to be a little lackluster. Or maybe it was that i have really high expectations for food in this city, i don't... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Okay food. Didn't have much of an appetite but the samosas changed that. The pakoras were not really my favorite, they were a bit too greasy for my liking. I requested that they make the food not too spicy and they were able to do that for the lamb dish but the second dish that they brought, the chicken curry... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a great dinner at Akbar's Own. 3 different meals were ordered and everyone was pleased. The butter chicken was delicious. I ordered the medium spice and it was perfect. We also enjoyed the Indian beer. The service was good and the waiter was very helpful and happy to help with any questions we had concerning the menu.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Food is just OK. Definitely not worth the pretty high prices. We requested one of our dishes hot, but it was pretty bland. We've been to much better Indian restaurants in Vancouver, wont be back.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

One of the best food I have ever had in Vancouver. I highly recommend this place. I ordered the shrimp tandoor and it was delicious.

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Edmonds, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I liked this restaurant very much and i ate there about 6 time while on a working trip to Vancouver.But when i went there on Valentines day i was told they were fully booked and then i was told that they could fit me in and was put close to the table there little girl was playing at a table... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I eat Indian food frequently, in Canada, India and the UK and I found the quality here to be well below the mark. Bland food (did they forget the spices?) average naan and okay rice. Much better Indian food can be found at several places nearby--and many other places in Surrey. Prices were a little high too, especially given the... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Tried this with a groupon. Ordered butter chicken, lamb saag, basmati rice, naan for dinner. My daughter enjoyed her chicken but my lamb was dry and didn't taste like lamb. Spice was also rather bland for medium mild. Dessert was good so that made up for an average meal. The restaurant was virtually empty for a Saturday night. There were... 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
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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