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Haveli Restaurant

Byward Market Area
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39 Clarence St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5P4, Canada
613-241-1700
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lunch Buffet

My husband and I dined here for lunch and decided on the buffet. The tandoori chicken was cold and flavourless but most other menu items were edible. The service was good and the price was right but I would not return.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Bellatraveller80
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Ontario, Canada
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Buffet
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

If you are a foodie i am sure you are not going to love this restaurant. Its completely customized and you wont feel that you are eating Indian food.May be it will be good for non-Indians but i am sure as a Indian(especially for south Indians this is not the right restaurant you are looking for).

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Ontario, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I dined here for lunch and decided on the buffet. The tandoori chicken was cold and flavourless but most other menu items were edible. The service was good and the price was right but I would not return.

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Spencerville, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Havali's is a classy restaurant that makes you feel like you've just opened the door and stepped into India. The authentic décor really catches your attention and the music is relaxing. The service is professional and friendly in a classic East Indian way. There are many items to choose from on the menu and its all very good. Personally I... More 

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ontario
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230 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I was very impressed by the size and quality of the buffet at this restaurant. I was there early in the evening so everything was very fresh. The onion bahji were as good as I've tasted anywhere and the nan bread was very good. The only minor criticism I would have had was that the gulab jamin were not as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Affordable, authentic, good selection and friendly service. Right close to lots of Ottawa attractions, worth a visit.

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Syracuse
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We went early for dinner here, at one point we were the only ones in the restaurant. Service was good, the food was good. We had some chicken pakora, onion bhaijis (which were very odd - not little balls of deep fried onions in chickpea flour but pieces of onion individually fried) and some meat samosas. But everything tasted great.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We were a group of four friends and the waiter suggested a set dinner for four with various dishes from the menu. We gladly took him up on his offer as it saved us from having to make any decisions. The meal was very tasty from the potato pancake with sauce appetizer to the plate of sweets for dessert. Some... More 

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Guelph
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

If you love Indian Food, this spot was great! They offered a meal that sampled many different appetizers and main course dishes. Everything was tasty with an amazing blend of spices. The 'temperature' of the food was exactly as we requested on the mild side so everyone was able to taste all the offerings. It was a quiet Monday evening... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Many, many choices for the GF and Dairy free eater. Knowledgable, friendly and helpful staff. This is some of the best Indian food I have had! The restaurant looks worn, but that means it has been around for a long time! It was packed on a Saturday evening. Neighboring restaurants were dead. If you go with more than 4, I... More 

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Pembroke, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After looking at several places to eat in the market we decided to try Haveli. What a great choice. Staff very knowable about the menu and content of food. We had a dinner for two. Each dish was well presented and tasted wonderful. We also chatted in length with the owner who had come over to make sure that everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 Clarence St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5P4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: 613-241-1700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?