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Urban Turban

#304 of 2,200 Restaurants in Ottawa
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591 March Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2K 2M5, Canada (Formerly Bombay Masala)
+1 613-599-0090
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Others went for full dinner and they brought me back a spicy dish for my lunch today. It is full heat. Naan was very good. Rice was quite dry and not as I would want but the vindaloo will soften it a little.

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Thank John M
Ottawa, Canada
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

I went for dinner on a cold Saturday evening. As it was my first visit, the character-less strip mall location didn't leave me expecting much. I was pleasantly surprised when I walked in the doors at the cozy and warm ambience. My two friends and I shared an appetizer (paneer pakoras), garlic naan bread, butter chicken, beef vindaloo and rice.... More 

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Thank Roisinniamh
Canada
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Being a Friday and knowing that restaurants usually are busy, we decided to go out for lunch. As we are in the middle of winter with -10 C temperature, we thought a good curry buffet would warm us up. We decided on the Urban Turban, 591 March Road, Kanata, which had been recommended by some friends a while ago, arriving... More 

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Thank TerryrdBaker
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Urban Turban has delicious Indian food, a quaint (semi-cheesy) interior, and a staff that is the kindest. A special shout out to some of my favourite dishes: the Shahi Paneer Korma, the Shrimp Pakora app, and the fresh house-made naan bread (it's amazing). Urban Turban has a family-run vibe (I do not know if it is actually run by the... More 

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Thank leannebell20
Merrickville, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Poor imitation of Indian food. No atmosphere. Buffet lunch not appetizing. Furniture not comfortable.

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Thank Don D
Ottawa, Canada
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Ordered takeout from here for the first time in a while. Not our usual place, but we wanted to try something new. We ordered Onion Bhaji, Butter Chicken and Aloo Matar. The Aloo Matar and Bhaji were the best part of the meal. The Butter Chicken was not my favorite. The price was much more than our usual, for the... More 

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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

I often order out from Urban Turban and bring the food home. It is simply delicious! I don't really care for the atmosphere of the restaurant itself so I rarely actually eat in-house. The staff are friendly and the food is always good!

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Thank Julie H
Gloucester
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We had an Entertainment book coupon for 25% off total bill. Menu in the coupon book showed dinner for 2, 3, 4 for very good prices so we drove there (not close to our house). When we arrived, they sat us by the door on an extremely cold night (-20 outside). We felt a very cold draft even when the... More 

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Thank Alan F
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 9, 2016

We went there because it had dishes that are considered gluten-free. At least for the first visit, no one got sick. So if you have people who are gluten intolerant or allergic to shellfish, this might be a somewhat safer choicer than other restaurants.

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Thank Mark X
Kingston, Canada
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I have been to many restaurants but this one shouldn't be on anyone's "to eat" list. Worst food quality meets worst service. Saag Mushrooms was the worse, first batch was all dried up and second batch has "canned mushrooms", this dish was inedible. I had to prevent my companion from tasting this dish. You can taste the poorest quality of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $70
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 591 March Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2K 2M5, Canada (Formerly Bombay Masala)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-599-0090
Description
We offer regional Indian food that has never before been presented in this part of the world, without letting you sacrifice the taste and flavours of fine Indian Cuisine. Our Chefs-Cooks are trained and experienced in fine Indian cuisine. They use all their talent and expertise to create a new edge in healthy, fine Indian cuisine of current times. You will notice an emphasis of freshness on every plate.India, it is often said, is an experience, complex and fascinating. It is ablaze in traditions, people, crafts, colours, wildlife and food. A vertible kaleidoscope with every little detail of life so startingly different, so uniquely its own.

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