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263 Queen St., Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
819 823-9683
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 8
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 2
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  • 1
    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
So glad Shalimar is back

After a devastating fire and a Herculean effort to have a new restaurant built in time for the holiday season, Shalimar is back with their Wed - Friday buffet lunch and Saturday/Sunday dinners. The food is delicious, the ambiance is delightful (a little bigger than the old place). It is the only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2014
Love2EatQC
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Quebec
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We went here with a group of 8 women and we thought we would be dining from the buffet. However, it was not available and so we ordered many different entrees to share and enjoy. I enjoyed most of the entrees although the bill was quite hefty. The atmosphere was not that great at all but I would most likely... More 

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Syracuse, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A treat when bringing/taking daughter to school at Lennoxville was the delicious Indian buffet at Shalimar. Sadly for us (but happily for her) she graduated five years ago. On a whim we drove four hours to have dinner at Shalimar and I can report it is every bit as good now as it was then. There is a good variety... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Kudos to the waiter that kept it going at the restaurant! There seemed to be only one person waiting tables outside. And a busy place for a wed evening. Which kinda made us think thrice before we called for the waiter for anything. But we were attended to from time to time. No complaints there. Food was good...nothing exceptional I... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Went during a quiet period and really liked the atmosphere. The food is really good and tastes fresh. It has a really homemade feel to it. It is a bit pricey, but worth it. I've been to other Indian restaurants but the food didn't taste quite as good as here. I also ordered take out from here before but it's... More 

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Sherbrooke
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I, too, am pleased that the Shalimar is back. They have been sorely missed. On September 14, 2014, took the standard buffet. There is a reasonable choice of both hot and cold food, including soup and salad. However, the outstanding feature of the buffet is the quality of the cooking. In addition, when the cook noticed that I was avoiding... More 

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Sherbrooke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

If in the region of the Sherbrooke and looking for a different kind of meal well you should take time to visite the Shalimar. Not tons of choices for food since it is a buffet BUT all of the choices are excellent. You have to appreciate SPICY food though since everything or almost everything is picanté. Service was excellent, divided... More 

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Quebec
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

After a devastating fire and a Herculean effort to have a new restaurant built in time for the holiday season, Shalimar is back with their Wed - Friday buffet lunch and Saturday/Sunday dinners. The food is delicious, the ambiance is delightful (a little bigger than the old place). It is the only Indian restaurant in the Sherbrooke area and we... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

At last, the Shalimar has reopens. The place looks a little bit larger than the original. We were there just before Christmas. The food is tasty. The portions are just as you made it, since it is a buffet. The selection is not very wide but all tasty. The service is ok. We will go back because I am a... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

There is an old Spanish saying "En el país de los ciegos, el tuerto es rey", which translates to "In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king". Well, this also applies to this restaurant, as it is the only Indian restaurant in the area. Compared with many of the ones found in Montreal, it just does not... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We were looking forward to eating here. When we arrived we discovered that it had recently burned to the ground. It is being rebuilt. Not sure when it will re-open.

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Additional Information about Restaurant Shalimar

Address: 263 Queen St., Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: 819 823-9683
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Sherbrooke
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 263 Queen St., Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Sherbrooke
  • Phone Number: 819 823-9683

Price and Cuisine

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

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