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Akbar's Own Dining Lounge

South Granville
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1905 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1Z3, Canada
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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537 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us went for dinner on a Friday night with a reservation. Not busy seated promptly. Good service, acceptable menu choices and reasonably priced wine. Ordered 6 main dishes plus two orders of Pakora appetizers (lots and tasty) and two orders of naam, one garlic and one spinach and cheese. The spinach and cheese was the preferred choice. Mains... More 

Thank Ted M
Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We have eaten at this North Indian restaurant a few times, and the food has always been delicious and the service friendly and efficient. Our latest visit, on July 9, was no exception. There were four of us, so we were able to enjoy a few dishes, including the vegetable samosas, garlic naan, a lovely fish curry, and a couple... More 

Thank Ross L
Vernon, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Recent lunch here - excellent combo meal of Indian delicacies. Very speedy service. Reasonably priced.

Thank Donna P
Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Haven't had the chance to dine in, but on several occasions have had some take out. Butter chicken, really good...both chicken and veg pakoras really tasty...but my favorite so far is the calamari...an amazing experience, battered in an Indian spiced flour and deep fried. Really good. Looking forward to dine in.

Thank Theresa0524
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,181 reviews
751 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I ordered lentil soup and a stuffed Naan with potatoes and spices. The food was good but the service was annoying and bothersome as the server kept harping on the fact that the minimum charge was $10 yet he told me it would not be a problem.

Thank Joel K
Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Our party of three enjoyed a very good chicken korma, Fish masala sauce and Lamb Rogan Jhosh with traditional accompaniments of naan bread, rice and bombay alloo. The food was of a very good standard and was preceded by starters from which we selected onion bhaji and chicken pakora. The latter was excellent the former was a little bit like... More 

Thank Mark C
Vancouver, Canada
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159 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We had a family meal with 5 adults and two children, and it was a great success. The mixed platter and aloo chat together with some naan started the meal while we waited for our mains. We ordered a number of lamb, chicken, vegetarian and seafood dishes - they all were very good. My favorites were the lamb korma, prawn... More 

Thank tordad2
Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

When I tried to use a Groupon I had purchased for lunch at this restaurant, I had the worst experience! The male server (manager/owner?) said that I had to order both rice and naan bread as extras, above and beyond the main dishes we had already ordered (these totaled more than the Groupon value, so I was already willing to... More 

Thank quadra333
Carrying Place, Canada
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180 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Our B&B Breakfast host referred us to this restaurant. (Greystone B&B, 2006 West 14th Ave). We enjoyed a very friendly greeting by our waitress and she answered all our questions with lots of knowledge and passion. We ordered several appetizers and entrees (mostly vegetarian) and all of them tasted divine. The whole dining atmosphere was worth while every dollar we... More 

Thank Christian J
Vancouver, Canada
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Four of us went for dinner at Akbar's and ordered a mixture of dishes requesting medium hot spice and it was all great. The service was the best I have seen in a long time and the quality of the meal was superb. The biggest surprise was the bill............it was so reasonable. will return many times.

Thank TwiggysDad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1905 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1Z3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Granville
  • Neighborhood: South Granville
  • Phone Number: 16047368180

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in South Granville

Neighborhood Profile
South Granville
The neighbourhood closest to the airport, a generous mix of locals and tourists populate the area. The blend has made it a go-to spot to find an eclectic collection of entertainment, from theatres and cinemas, to antique stores and last-minute kitsch souvenir shops. It gives off a transient vibe, and is one of the more higgledy-piggledy areas in terms of what you'll find, making it a fun area to explore and map out, all while taking in the hectic atmosphere of people coming and going, while others look for the best ways to spend their last few hours in the city.