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5 Municipal Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
(519) 837-3899
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good consistant Indian cooking

I've been getting take-out from the Bombay Café for many, many years. It's still run by a family of three, and the service and quality of food it very good. Having said that for the size of the main dishes, the prices are a bit high. But the sauces are way better than anything you can get from a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Maggie L
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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've been getting take-out from the Bombay Café for many, many years. It's still run by a family of three, and the service and quality of food it very good. Having said that for the size of the main dishes, the prices are a bit high. But the sauces are way better than anything you can get from a jar.... More 

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Guelph
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107 reviews 107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a small mom and pop run place and has been for years. They aim to deliver a good authentic Indian meal every time with no surprises. Usually we get take-out from here but you can dine-in as well. It's small in side, and he recently updated the dining room which it needed, so go here for a good... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Placed a take out order for a small family get together which was difficult since the web site domain has expired and the only menu I could find was pictures of a menu (poor ones) taken for someone else's review. With that in mind, the food is reasonably priced and is good but not great. Solid choice but there's better... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I was in town on business and stopped in for lunch. The owner greeted and sat me right away and the service was excellent. I had the lunch special which was butter chicken. It was very fresh, hot and tasty and great value at $7.99. I can see why this place has been around for over 20 years and I'll... More 

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Georgetown
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Wasn't sure about this place because the outside is a little bit dingy, but we went in and were pleasantly surprised! The service was amazing and the food was authentic - probably the most authentic - that I've ever had. We ordered our food at "medium" spicy and we were sweating! If you are not sure you can handle it,... More 

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Elora, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Super awesome place for authentic Indian food! Amazing food at a ridiculously low price. I can't say enough about this restaurant, the food is absolutely incredible. We have had take out and eaten in several times and the meals are always incredible. The restaurant is small but the service can be a little slow because they have limited staff.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

very tasty, asked for spice level preference so perfect for our taste (medium mild) well packed. Great owners been there for years, so we are regulars.

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stop in for great food that is very reasonably priced. Two can eat for less than 20 dollars at lunch including tip. Have a chat with the owner who often tells us about his home.

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Fergus, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Karim - the owner welcomes everyone with a huge smile and is always friendly. After eating at this establishment for the past 15 years I can honestly say I have NEVER had a bad meal. After choosing your desired curry Karim's wife will add just the right amount of spices to your taste, from mild to extra hot. This restaurant... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Very nice little place. Food is quite authentic, tastes great and is very affordable. Great place to have lunch - at 7.50 CAD also probably one of the cheapest. Interesting and varied selection, although don't expect "american" dishes. Service is friendly, if a bit impatient. Overall I would definitely recommend Bombay Cafe if you love Indian food or even if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Municipal Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: (519) 837-3899

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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