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Jolly's Indian Bistro

West 4th Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1R2, Canada (Kitsilano)
(604) 730-6926
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Ranked #671 of 2,822 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Kitsilano
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
on the road
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We love jolly's. What use to be a weekly staple after volleyball is now a must-have on every trip back to VAN. This small intimate place is great for a date and equally good for pick-up/take out. The aroma will set your mouth watering as soon as you open the door and the food will quench the need. We've never... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I recently enjoyed the value of a groupon deal from Jolly's and the whole family of4 decided to make reservations and have a night out in the neighborhood. Unfortunately they do not take reservations- too bad as I have seen the line up outside the small west side location on 4th Av. and was hoping not to be waiting with... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A group of friends tried this place out on a Groupon. I read the other reviews, and actually had a really good experience. The Indian food was some of the best I had ever had. The meal portions were so big, I could have actually used more rice to soak it up with. We had great service, though a little... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Worst Indian cusine I've ever had. Honestly. I can't believe people dine here. We ordered the pakoras, samosa, butter chicken, malai kofta with rice and naan, as well as a pina colada and a bellini. The pakoras... Basically an onion and potatoes chopped in to a few huge pieces, breaded and fried, with a ton of mediocre sauce and chick... More

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Banff, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Had a good experience at Jolly's, nice atmosphere and savoury food. The portions were a bit small, and the rice was cold, but other than that everything was good.

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

we love this restaurant, food is really good but the service is horrible slow, not only once but three times! I am talking an hour wait.... so only good for take out.

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

Tried calling before i came for dinner but their phone has no message telling you when they are open. So i drove over there at 3:30 to find out that they do not open till 5 pm. Food was good, service very slow. It was busy and they do not take reservations. Several people left as this is a small... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I haven't been to Jollys for awhile but Wow the food is even better than I remember. We had all vegetarian dishes and every dish and appetizer was outstanding. I love the atmosphere and staff were fantastic. I can't wait to return and it will be soon!

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Burnaby, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I loved the stuffed aloo dish here.. Mushroom gravy was very tasty.. Loved the ambience and service.. Do not miss!

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Ate here twice and had fabulous meals on both occasions. Jolly is a local 'hero' and the restaurant has a strong local following.

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Additional Information about Jolly's Indian Bistro

Address: West 4th Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1R2, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 730-6926
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Indian

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