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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 #400 of 4,319 restaurants in Montreal
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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English first
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 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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Solapur, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We dined twice in this restaurant in our 5 days stay in Montreal. Once for lunch and once for dinner. The ambience is excellent, service is prompt , staff is friendly and above all the dishes they prepare and serve are very tasty. The naans and rotis [ Indian breads ] are amazing. The sweets dishes are good. Definitely worth... More

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Virginia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I am of Indian origin, and let me say that I was surprised by what they served! Samosa & kababs were tolerable. Gobi manchuri (indo-chinese style cauliflower) was 3 roasted florets covered in what appeared to be gussied up ketchup. Chettinad chicken was chicken in a tomato/onion sauce (more like North indian rather than from the south). I could go... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We enjoyed the vegetarian meal, and the atmosphere was congenial. Not too expensive, and easy walk from our B&B. We ate early in the evening, before things got very busy out on the street (...which is lined with restaurants and bars).

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New York, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was probably our best meal in Montreal. Exceptional food and service and very charming inside. Expensive for Indian, but just about all food in Montreal is pricey.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Wonderful indian food on a busy street in downtown Montreal. My husband had the lamb shank which he loved. I had the Devi Shrimp which was fresh and flavorful. Great service too!

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Ottawa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

On a mini holiday in Montreal, and fitting in a lot of exhibitions and shopping, so no time to waste on a long lunch.The lunch special here is excellent..........price and service. I had the butter chicken and my husband lamb to go with the rice.............all the courses come on a tray for each individual, appetizer, soup, main and dessert plus... More

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I took my family here the other night. The food was average but not great for the price.4.00 extra for a small bowl of rice wow that's a first. The staff was great that's why I gave it 3 stars.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

A must try ...If you love Indian Food this iplace is amazing from the Nan or chipati bread to the Vendalu you will love it

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