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All 135 Varanasi Restaurants

Aum Cafe

B1/201 Assi Ghat, Varanasi 221002, India
+91 93 35 361122
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Ranked #48 of 135 Restaurants in Varanasi
Price range: $1 - $2
Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert
Description: Aum Cafe'...Is a small family run cafe',we take pleasure in providing pure, healthy and very tasty food....We make everything including breads,cakes, cookies,yogurt, granola, soup, pasta sauce and our all of our yummy chutneys..To mention a few....We use real ground coffee and serve organic teas from around the world, as well as several special Ayurveda herbal blends.....Up the stairs and behind the temple on Assi ghat..See you soon ... Hours 7:00am until 3:30pm...Closed Monday...May and June Closed due to summer heat..FREE HUGS (very popular)
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looe cornwall
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Because our lonely planet guide is 5 years out of date, we did not know about the Aum Cafe before we stumbled upon it whilst lost on our first day in Varanasi. After an amazing lunch of fresh, delicious salad, pasta, and wonderfully refreshing drinks we were sold. We came back every single day, and on a day where it... More

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ShivaniAum, Manager at Aum Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for allowing us to be of service...the pleasure was ours...hope to meet again, Journey well! More

Houston, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A lovely cafe sitting above the small streets near Assi Ghat. A sanctuary for tired feet and minds. The cafe is small and cosy and open air, benefits from a lovely breeze. Family owned, the staff are so friendly, patient and helpful. The coffee is yummy, fruit salad very fresh and lentil/rice breakfast filling and tasty. They feed leftover food... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a very interesting cafe/restaurant. It has a vegatarian card and also many ayurveda items. There is also a shop with nice gifts and clothes. The owners are idealistic and very friendly. A pity that they have no eggs in the restarant, but it seems to be like vegarian here don't eat eggs...

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Paris, Texas
2 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

so this was the first time i had came to varanasi and while visiting the ghats i got to know about this place so i went there to check it ,i the menu was quite good and intreasting and i gave the order of a big burrito and one nice coffee and everything was great so i thought to give... More

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New Delhi, India
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Aum cafe was not open when we went at 7pm. Quite disappointed as we had wanted to have a rest after walking a long way along the ghats. It's in a narrow alleyway, walking up from Assi Ghat.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It's a clean place which is a good change of pace for Varanasi, but the food isn't anything special. Not a bad meal, but definitely not the 4th best restaurant in Varanasi.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

There is nothing posh or elegant to be found at Aum Cafe- BUT - the food is tasty, safe, inexpensive and the setting is calm. If you've been in U.P. for a while, these three factors mean a lot! Yes there are lots of westerners who eat here, but that's because it is one of the very few places to... More

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ShivaniAum, Manager at Aum Cafe, responded to this review

We work as a team to provide clean, healthy and tasty food...your review validates our work..thank you and hope to see you again.... More

Queenstown, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

so i had been to this wonderful place in may but unfortunately it was closed on monday as i did not know that but next day i came back and found that why this cafe has such good reveiws the food was very good i went there till my exit from varanasi the different flapjacks were the best part, the... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Horrible coffee (tasted like dirt) and the pancakes were disgusting (tasted like mold)...I don't know why people think the food is so good (gross!) But the people were nice...otherwise totally disappointed.

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ShivaniAum, Manager at Aum Cafe, responded to this review

I am truly sorry you had food at Aum Cafe' that did not live up to our standards and reputation, after investigation....Sangeeta had a family emergence and left the Cafe( for 30 min.) in the hands of our 3 employees, one having been with us for 5 years...I am sure they tried their best....but not to our standards....I think the... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

when you are worring about where you can go to eat in varanasi that is of course the best place. Clean and tasty

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