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Best of India Restaurant

36094 97th St., Oliver, British Columbia V0H 1T0, Canada
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Ranked #17 of 36 Restaurants in Oliver
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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30 reviews from our community

66% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Penticton, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is still our most favorite Indian Restaurant. We come back whenever we are in the area: the samosas and pakoras are very good and the house chutney is prefect: a little spice and lots of flavor. The dishes are very authentic and good size and the owners are very nice and always friendly. The restaurant itself is plain, but... More

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Kamloops, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Sweet family-run little place. Host is friendly and polite. Portions are good, prices are reasonable and the cuts of meat are the best. But the salt content is waaay over the top. I had the lamb curry and was only able to pick out the meat...I had to leave the sauce which was a great pity because apart from the... More

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Kelowna, British Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had eaten an excellent meal here about 5 years ago so while visiting Osoyoos this year we drove over to Oliver for a return visit. The experience was nothing at all like we had remembered. The naan was not much more than pita bread from the grocery store. The pakora was more about flour than vegetable. The butter chicken,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I had a great experience here 8 years ago and so I returned. Frankly, I think it's gone down a notch or two. The food was mostly good - excellent rice too. However, the pakoras had way too much batter for my liking. In terms of service, perhaps the waiter was a stand-in for the evening because he really couldn't... More

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Penticton, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This was the best Indian food I have ever had in my life. I love Indian food and I try it everywhere I can but this meal was an absolute front runner. This is a tiny little place in Oliver. The owners of the restaurant are very sweet and nice. I had curried chicken and my mother had butter chicken... More

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Vernon, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I love the food in this little restaurant, it is one of my favorite places to eat when I am in the south Okanagan. Service is good food excellent; never mind what the place looks like..

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I want to start my review by saying that I'm not a local. I spent almost two months in town on a house-sitting assignment and got to know a lot of lovely locals this way. One of them invited us out to dinner to Best of India with some of his friends. We hadn't had Indian in a long time... More

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Okanagan Falls, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I like the restaurant for a change. The food is good but even the mild food is too spicy for me. The mildest spice factor can be taken down a notch or two with some extra yogurt. The service is pretty good but be prepared to wait for your food.

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Oliver, British Columbia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

A friendly family run restaurant. Food is good and served on heated plates. The curry spice is adjusted to individual tastes. Portions are small versus the prices. Slow service. Closing time 7pm!

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Calgary, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Best of India says it all! A superb place for a curry and a Kingfisher beer! Great food, friendly service and good atmosphere! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes Indian food. They will adjust the spiceness of your curry to your palate!

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