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5 Municipal Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
(519) 837-3899
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 18
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch break

First time. Visit. The food was wonderful. Very pleased. Went for lunch good sized portion at a good price.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Joseph C
via mobile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time. Visit. The food was wonderful. Very pleased. Went for lunch good sized portion at a good price.

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Thank Joseph C
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There isn't much else to say except the food and service was excellent. My boyfriend and I enjoyed a wonderful meal and time. Our waitress was from Nepal. She was very friendly and helpful. This is now our 'go to' place for Indian cuisine in Guelph.

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Thank Louise L
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I discovered this small, intimate restaurant many years ago. I returned to Guelph in March of 2015 and eat there regularly. The owners are delightful, attentive and ensure that only the highest quality of food is served. There are only about 8 tables but they serve the absolute best curry in Guelph. I love Indian curry and this small restaurant... More 

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Thank cyberruk
Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I have wanted to try this place out for some time but being an Indian Restaurant in Guelph I did not have high expeditions. This place surprised me with a great Lamb Korma and great sized flavourful Samosas.

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Thank Mindful_Travels
Guelph
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect on my first visit. I was taken aback by how small and simple this little place was. I decided to give it a chance. Glad I did! I've only ever been for lunch so that is what I can comment on. Best prices around and a great meal. This is a secret gem hidden... More 

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Thank SpringfieldGal
Guelph, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

I Just recently moved to this town and wondered where to find great indian food, So I took my family to Bombay Cafe and we were hooked! great food and not that greasy at all, The owners and son were a great host! I have been back several times and would recommend this place to everyone! this place has been... More 

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Thank Paul F f
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went for lunch yesterday, two lunch specials were hot and delicious and didnt have to wait too long for $18 with tax! Cant go wrong! I will definitely go back.

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Thank 881kristinm
Guelph, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice little neighbourhood place for indian food. Service is cute, like the little air india maharaja, place is tiny. Depending on their take out business, this is a mom and pop operation that serves poor indian food. Prices are cheap and the menu is interesting.

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Thank ric i
Kitchener, Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I have been to the Bombay Cafe 5-6 times for lunch in the past ten years. I have found that service to be very friendly and timely. But the food is mediocre. I eat a lot of curry ... both at restaurants and home cooked. I find the food here to be very greasy. I don't understand why there are... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Nice family run business. Food is great and service as well. It was quiet the evening we ate. I ate the dinner for one which has a nice variety, lots ofgreat looking dishes on the menu. And cheap beer.

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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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