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Devi

1450 Rue Crescent | between de Maisonneuve and St. Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2B6, Canada
5142860303
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Ranked #826 of 4,420 restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $40
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: St Catherine
Transit: Metro Guy-Concordia
Description: Dévi est un restaurant indien au coeur de Montréal. Le propriétaire et le personnel sont des Indiens, les chefs ne sont pas en provenance d’autres restaurants, de la ville, mais des personnes embauchées directement de Delhi, où ils ont occupé des postes prestigieux dans des grands hôtels et restaurants là-bas. __________________________________ Dévi is a genuine Indian restaurant in the heart of Montreal. Owned and staffed by Indians, the chefs are not merely local hires from other restaurants, but are flown in directly from Delhi, from prestigious jobs in hotels and restaurants there.
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Dubai
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Devi has possibly the best kitchen for North Indian cuisine in North America. Their Malai Tikka, Nan breads. Parathas and koftas are very very good. Delicately spiced and tender, their tandoori fish and prawns are a delight. We used their catering services for a party at home recently. Excellent service and piping hot, plentiful food, left our guests complementing the... More

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Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The choices were good and the food was tasty. Prices were reasonable as well. I would return. The portions are large also

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Service was bad also they are demand gratuity plus compulsory Tip @ 30 % Clarify all terms before you order.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

If you have a poor service and chased by the staff because you did not pay the regular 15% tip how will you feel? As a customer one reserves the right to tip the server for the service provided. However if you do not like the food and the service and you are asked rather demanded to pay at least... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

The food was good but the staff was rigid on Tipping them 5$... terrible... why do u want 5$for visiting me 4 times on the table. For food 3.5stars but staff negative rating.

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Pune
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Our group of 27 visited the restaurant for dinner Food was good and tasty service was fast and effective Only the naan was too thick at the edges and not sufficiently baked Over all an enjoyable meal with reasonable rates and authentic taste

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San Antonio TX
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Devi is located on rue Crescebt, centre-ville Montreal's main party strip, with many excellent watering holes but not so many serious restaurants. I love Indian food and decided to give it a try. It was wonderful. Started with papadums which they serve in a cone shape rather than flat like every other Indian place I've ever visited. Then had an... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I used to bring employees or more casual clients to Devi very often for business lunch, it is right next to my office. Unfortunately, I had the BAD idea to call for delivery. After waiting 5 hours and myself making several calls to follow up on the order (they NEVER called me to apologize for the wait or inform me... More

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Service, décor and food - all excellent. My daughter and I visited this restaurant twice during our five day stay in Montreal, never ordering the same thing twice - only because everything was so delicious we wanted to try more! The staff were friendly and helpful, explaining dishes so we had a better idea of what we wanted to try.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This restaurant is tucked away on Crescent, not exactly a food mecca. But it is a lovely place, if you know what to order! First, the main dishes are good, but not great - there are other Indian restaurants in the area that do better butter chicken, for instance, though Devi's is not bad. What really shines here are some... More

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