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33 Canterbury Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 2C6, Canada
5066482377
Today
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 109
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful interior, great service, Indian with first-class steak and other cuisine

This is a very stylish restaurant with a good sized bar area. There is a core menu of Indian-style dishes but also steaks, ribs and other dishes that are also stand-out dishes. This is in uptown Saint John and convenient parking is on several adjacent streets. The tandoori chicken wings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Tom F
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San Diego, California
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English first
San Diego, California
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This is a very stylish restaurant with a good sized bar area. There is a core menu of Indian-style dishes but also steaks, ribs and other dishes that are also stand-out dishes. This is in uptown Saint John and convenient parking is on several adjacent streets. The tandoori chicken wings were very good - call the cooking style "Indian fusion."... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Brilliant place to meet, drink and eat. Atmosphere is unique, just like the Decor! Awesome food cooked by some brilliant chef's! Waiting Staff are brilliant also! an asset to the restaurant! If you love your food, your love this place, has somthing for everyone!

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Saint John, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Meal was excellent and atmosphere was pleasing. Service was excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone else. Next time in Saint John, I would definitely go again

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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My friend and I wanted to treat ourselves to an evening out. We initially went to Britts and were turned away at the door as they were full. Feeling somewhat disappointed she suggested Thandi's. We were welcomed warmly as we entered and promptly taken to our table, our waiter was superb and took our drink order quickly. Our food was... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I ABSOLUTLY love this place. The food is always amazing and the atmosphere is just another plus! The best Buttered Chicken I've ever had. I would say that the prices are mid to high range, mostly being $25 a plate. Werth it for the good food and experience. Also a great place for a date or just to hang out... More 

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Paris, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had a meal here recently with business colleagues, a very wide ranging menu, and the food everyone had was good. I ate the salmon with garlic mash from the daily specials board and it was very tasty. Some friends had the Indian curies and really rated them It's often difficult for Brits to find a nice hot Indian curry (which... More 

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Saint John, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is our regular Friday night venue. The staff are fantastic - know us as regulars and always make us welcome...much like the bar Cheers! (Where everyone knows your name!). We usually share an appetizer and one main course...the portions are very generous. We'd recommend the satay platter and of course the butter chicken but we have tried a number... More 

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ThandiManager, Manager at Thandi's, responded to this review

Hi Jeff, Thank you and we will pass along to Dan your obvious satisfaction with his service. The personal service does make our customers feel like they have come home. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again More 

Quispamsis, New Brunswick, Canada
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My last review basically stated that the wait times were too long and that the food was average. Although almost all of my friends loved Thandi's, I never got the hype. But after giving the place a few more chances, I have actually come to really enjoy this restaurant. The atmosphere has always been lovely and is even more beautiful... More 

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ThandiManager, Manager at Thandi's, responded to this review

Hi Carrie, Thank you for returning to Thandi. We are glad you have found your favorite dish. Butter Chicken Friday there is nothing any better half price and same great flavor More 

Quispamsis, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My friends and I went out for a birthday celebration. I ordered the Pad Thai. When it arrived it was bright red! We asked the waiter about the colour and he said they use a lot of tamarind paste. We use tamarind paste at home but it is not flaming red! Despite the colour, the Pad Thai didn't have much... More 

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ThandiManager, Manager at Thandi's, responded to this review

Hi Jane, Sorry to hear that you were not happy with Thandi Pad Thai. Your Server is correct, Thandi has served our Indian version of Pad Thai as indicated on the menu (in a tamarind peanut sauce) for about 6 years. Many customers ask for our curries or entrees to have different heat or spice levels and we are always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A group of friends and myself just went to Thandi's for the first time and were very impressed! Food was amazing and the atmosphere was beautiful and inviting. What a hidden gem in this city.

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ThandiManager, Manager at Thandi's, responded to this review

Hi Connie Thank you for your review, we hope to have the opportunity to serve you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Canterbury Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 2C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: 5066482377

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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